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Training and Development Unit

Training and Development Schedule

Schedules for Your Reference

  

  

 

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.

 

Spring 2011 Schedule

 

Date Time Location

Event

January 10, 2011 9:00 am - 4:00 pm AD120

Shackleton of the Antarctic and Your Leadership Journey

Presented by: Michele Ginnerty, Seminars and Retreats

January 11, 2011 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Loyola University

Maryland,

Timonium Graduate Center, Room 58

Building Bridges Across Maryland - For Administrative Support Staff - Session V, Managing Your Career

                            [Invitation only Program]

January 12, 2011 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Maryland Institute College of Art, Meyerhoff House

Building Bridges Across Maryland - For Supervisors, Graduation

                            [Invitation only Program]

January 19, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Customer Service in Higher Education

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

January 24, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Civility in the Workplace

Presented by: Chrystal George Mwangi, University of Maryland, College Park


January 26, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Overcoming Roadblocks in Gender Communication

Presented by: Debra Seeberger, Office Diversity & Equal Opportunity     [Rescheduled for March 30th due to Snow]

January 27, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Employee/Employer Relations and the Supervisor

Presented by: Jo Ann Joseph, Office of Human Resources

                               [Rescheduled for Feb 25th due to Snow]

January 28, 2011 9:00 am - 12:30 pm AD120

New Employee Orientation

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                        [Date Change from Jan 21st]

February 10, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Conducting Effective Performance Reviews

Presented by: Jo Ann Joseph, Office of Human Resources

February 15, 2011 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

University of Baltimore, Student Center, 5th Floor - Bogomolny Room

Building Bridges Across Maryland - For Administrative Support Staff - Session VI, Staying Organized

                            [Invitation only Program]

 

February 16, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Critical Thinking and Decision Making 

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

February 18, 2011 9:00 am - 12:30 pm AD120

New Employee Orientation

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

February 23, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

The Effective Team Member

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

February 25, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Employee/Employer Relations and the Supervisor

Presented by: Jo Ann Joseph, Office of Human Resources

                                             [Rescheduled from Jan 27th]

TEC Featured Course of the Month for February Leadership Communication Skills (comm_02_a05_bs_enus)
March 3, 2011 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AD120

Business Writing II: Writing Like It's Your Job:  Business Writing for the Rest of Us

Presented by: Susanna Sayre, Department of English

March 15, 2011 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

TBA

Building Bridges Across Maryland - For Administrative Support Staff - Inclement Weather Date

                            [Invitation only Program]

March 16, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Mock Hearing

Presented by: Jo Ann Joseph, Office of Human Resources

                                      [Cancelled - Will be Rescheduled]

March 17, 2011 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm AD333

Same Sex Couples- Estate Planning Seminar
Presented by: Center for Student Diversity, SunTrust Private Wealth Management and Hodes, Pessin & Katz, P.A.

All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend a seminar exploring the unique financial issues relevant to same sex couples. Participants will learn valuable information about financial planning, services available to TU employees and have an opportunity to speak with professional financial advisors that oversee personal banking, wealth and investment management, business lines, mortgage finance. An attorney will also be on hand to advise on the legal landscape of estate planning for LGBT couples.

Light hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages will be served.

Please RSVP by the end of the business day on Tuesday, March 15 by registering here

March 18, 2011 9:00 am - 12:30 pm AD120

New Employee Orientation

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

March 24, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Ready, Set, Present! The Essentials of Effective Presentations

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

[Cancelled due to low enrollment. Participants can complete TEC course Presenting Successfully

(comm_05_a01_bs_enus) in its place]

March 30, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Overcoming Roadblocks in Gender Communication

Presented by: Debra Seeberger, Office Diversity & Equal Opportunity             [Rescheduled from Jan. 26th]

TEC Featured Course of the Month for March Interpersonal Communication: Communicating with Confidence ( comm_21_a01_bs_enus )
April 5, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Loyola University Maryland, Timonium Graduate Center, Lounge

Building Bridges Across Maryland - For Administrative Support Staff Program Graduates - Working with You is Killing Me

                            [Invitation only Program]

 

April 6, 2011 9:00 am - 4:00 pm AD120

The Courageous Follower

Presented by: Dr. Sheella Mierson, Creative Learning Solutions

 

April 13, 2011 10:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Accounts Payable

Presented by: Financial Services

Register here

April 13, 2011 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AD120

Procurement & Contracts 101

Presented by: Procurement

April 14, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Student Employment

Presented by: Financial Services

Register here

April 15, 2011 9:00 am - 12:30 pm AD120

New Employee Orientation

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

April 19, 2011 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

College of Notre Dame, TBA

Building Bridges Across Maryland - For Administrative Support Staff - Graduation

                            [Invitation only Program]

April 20, 2011 9:00 am - 4:00 pm AD120

Successfully Managing Change

Presented by: Joe Raia, Glimmerglass Consulting and Training

April 27, 2011 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT)

Presented by: Financial Services

Register here

April 27, 2011 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

AD120

Review of the Business Travel Process

Presented by: Financial Services

TEC Featured Course of the Month for April Recruiting Talent ( hr_05_a01_bs_enus)
May 5, 2011 9:00 am - 11:00 pm UU, Chesapeake Rooms

Annual Service Awards

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

May 11, 2011 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AD120

Dealing with People in Difficult Situations

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

May 20, 2011 9:00 am - 12:30 pm AD120

New Employee Orientation

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

May 23, 2011 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm AD120

Safe Space Training

Presented by: Maren Greathouse, Director of LGBT Student Development, Center for Student Diversity

TEC Featured Course of the Month for May Working with and Managing Difficult People Simulation             (COMM004A)
June 8 , 2011 9:00 am - 11:00 am

College of Notre Dame of Maryland,

Doyle Formal

Building Bridges Across Maryland - For Supervisors

Cohort II - Program Overview/Kick-off

                            [Invitation only Program]

June 24, 2011 9:00 am - 12:30 pm AD120

New Employee Orientation

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                                     [Rrescheduled from June 17th]

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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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