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Training and Development Unit

Training and Development Schedule

Schedules for Your Reference

  

  

Fall 2013

Prior to Fall 2010, schedules were printed and distributed across campus. Contact Training & Development for schedules prior to that semester by sending an email to hrtraining@towson.edu.

Remaining Spring 2014 Schedule

Please Note: If Towson University opens late on a date in which a workshop is scheduled, the workshop will be cancelled and rescheduled as soon as possible.

Date
Time
Location

Event

Want to register for upcoming workshops?

Please click on the Course Registration link.

April

14, 2014

10:00 am - 10:30 pm CK 507

Maximizing Home Ownership (Elective)

Presented by: PNC Bank

April

15, 2014

9:00 am - 11:00 am AD 120

Understanding Your Department Budget

[for those with PSF Access already]

Presented by: Financial Services

Register                                                                                                 

April

15, 2014

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AD 120

Procurement & Contracts 101

Presented by: Procurement

Register

April

16, 2014

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD 120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

April

21, 2014

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm AD 120

The Importance of Cultural Competence in Teaching and Learning

This session will explore how cultural competence impacts both teaching and learning in college environments. Participants will also discuss the skills needed in order to create a more inclusive

and welcoming academic environment and how to increase both their own cultural competence and the cultural competence of their students.

Presented by: Joan Maze, Director of African American Student Development, Center for Student Diversity

April

23, 2014

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD 120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

April

24, 2014

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

AD120

Improving Personal Productivity

Presented by: Mike Noll, Office of Human Resources

                   

April

25, 2014

9:30 am - 11:00 am AD 120

Speak Up!

Presented by: Debra Seeberger and LaVern Chapman, Office Diversity & Equal Opportunity

April

30, 2014

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD 129

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

TEC Featured Course of the Month for April

Leadership and Change (lead_01_a07_bs_enus)

[1.5 hours]

This elearning course is an elective for the Leadership Certificate.

Date
Time
Location

Event

Want to register for upcoming workshops?

Please click on the Course Registration link.

May

5, 2014

11:00 am - 11:30 am AD 120

Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

Register                                                 

May

6, 2014

10:00 am - 11:30 am AD 120

Introduction to PeopleSoft Financials and Department Budget Reporting

[for those who need access to Department Budgets]

Presented by: Financial Services

        

                    

Register          

May

7, 2014

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD 120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

May         8, 2014

10:00 am -

11:30 am

AD 120

Intermediate Features in PeopleSoft Financials for Department User

[for those with PSF Access already]

Presented by: Financial Services

Register          

May

14, 2014

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD 120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

May

21, 2014

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD 120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

May

22, 2014

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CK 507

Financial Planning Overview (Elective)

Presented by: PNC Bank

May

28, 2014

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD 120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

May

28, 2014

8:00 am - 4:00 pm AD 120

Annual Staff Development Conference

Presented by: Towson University Staff Council (TUSC)

                                           

TEC Featured Course of the Month for May

Communication Skills to Fast-track Your Career (PD0133)

[2.5 hours]

This elearning course is an elective for the Workplace Professional Certificate.

Date
Time
Location

Event

Want to register for upcoming workshops?

Please click on the Course Registration link.

June

2, 2014

2:00 pm -

2:30 pm

AD 120

Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

Register                                                 

June

4, 2014

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD 120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

June      10, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Effective Followership (formerly The Courageous Follower)

Presented by: Filiz Tabak, Professor, Department of Management

 

June

10, 2014

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm AD 120

Credit 101 (Required)

Presented by: PNC Bank

June

11, 2014

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

June

16, 2014

10:00 am - 10:30 am ES 306

Credit 101 (Required)

Presented by: PNC Bank

June

18, 2014

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD 120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

June

19, 2014

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm CK 507

Credit 101 (Required)

Presented by: PNC Bank

June

25, 2014

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD 120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

TEC Featured Course of the Month for June

Problem Performance Identification (mgmt_05_a02_bs_enus)

[2.5 hours]

This elearning course is an elective for the Management & Supervision Certificate.

 

 

 

Towson University Professional Development Competencies

Communication  
Utilizes strong listening skills to formulate direct, responsive answers to questions; organizes and expresses ideas clearly both orally and in writing; keeps others informed of the status of projects and activities; ensures that regular communication occurs based on the needs of the project or the individual; clarifies the meaning and intent of others’ communication when it is unclear; tailors communication to the level and experience of the audience; uses analogies, visuals, and other techniques to effectively communicate complex ideas; creatively identifies and utilizes effective communication channels and method.

Customer Service
Treats customers courteously; responds to customer requests in a timely manner; takes responsibility to resolve customer complaints; proactively identifies customer needs; elicits feedback from customers to monitor their satisfaction; creates strategies to help the University serve customers more effectively; considers both short- and long-term interests of the customer in making service decision.

Diversity
Demonstrates commitment to the University’s diversity goals; supports equal and fair treatment and opportunity for all; deals effectively with people of all races, nationalities, cultures, abilities, ages, genders, sexual orientations, etc.; demonstrates respect for opinions and beliefs of others.

Leadership
Demonstrates a long-term strategic focus; acts as a catalyst for change; builds and shares the vision with others; inspires, motivates, and guides others to goal achievement/accomplishment; develops networks and builds alliances; identifies the internal and external politics that impact work.

Management & Supervision
Sets clear goals and expectations for staff; provides challenging tasks and assignments to subordinates; holds staff responsible and accountable for their work; delegates clearly and appropriately; delivers timely and meaningful guidance and feedback.

Financial & Technical Skills
Demonstrates the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment; learns technical and business skills quickly; applies knowledge and learned skills to the workplace. (Majority of courses offered through the Office of Technology Services, Financial Services, and Management Advisory and Compliance Services.)

 

 

 

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