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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for an instructor-led workshop?

How do I register for a Towson eLearning Center (TEC) course?

How do I register in a Certificate program or a Competency Focus?

Do I have to register for a certificate program?

How do I know if my registration has been confirmed?

How do I cancel my registration?

Can you customize a workshop for our department?

How frequently are instructor-led workshops scheduled?

How do you track workshop completions?

How do you track Towson eLearning Center (TEC) course completions?

Can I review my Training Summary?

 

How do I register for an instructor-led workshop?

Enrollment in workshops is limited to preregistered participants.  Please register well in advance of the workshop dates.  Workshops may be cancelled if there is low enrollment.

How do I register for a Towson eLearning Center (TEC) course?

A FAQ page was created to answer all your TEC questions. 

How do I register in a Certificate program or a Competency Focus?

Send an email to hrtraining@towson.edu and include: your name, department, and the title of the Certificate program and/or a Competency Focus you wish to complete.

Do I have to register for a certificate program?

No. A wide variety of training workshops are scheduled throughout the year. Register for one workshop or complete one of the professional development certificates that are offered.

How do I know if my registration has been confirmed?
The Training and Development unit will notify you via your TU email address of your confirmed registration. You will receive a reminder one week prior to the start date of your workshop. Every effort is made to honor program requests.  If a workshop is full, additional interested employees will be placed on a waiting list.  If possible, additional sessions will be scheduled.

How do I cancel my registration?
If you are unable to attend a workshop, please contact the Training and Development unit at 410-704-6012 or send an email to hrtraining@towson.edu, at least three business days before the program.

Can you customize a workshop for our department?

Any of our workshops can be customized to meet departmental/work unit needs.  Workshops can be tailored for a group’s specific requirements and issues, including a date, time, and location convenient for your work group.  We can even identify a professional with an expertise to meet your training needs from internal and external resources.

This approach to training has many advantages, including being responsive to time constraints and specific concerns, and allowing employees to address problems and situations cooperatively in a way that promotes team building. For more information on departmental training contact: Mike Noll, 4-6015, mnoll@towson.edu.

How frequently are instructor-led workshops scheduled?

Many required instructor-led workshops are offered annually. However since we offer so many workshops, some instructor-led elective workshops are only offered every other year. Below is a link to our schedule of upcoming workshops.

A full list of instructor-led workshops can be viewed, along with their descriptions, at our workshop descriptions link. Don't forget about TEC, Towson's eLearning Center, which offers thousands of courses online 24/7 anywhere you have an internet connection.

You can see the last time a workshop was offered by reviewing the certificate links, as well as previous schedules.

How do you track workshop completions?

Please sign in at each instructor-led workshop.  The sign-in sheets are used to verifiy attendance. Your completion will be added in PeopleSoft, the Human Resources database.  You will receive a certificate upon successful completion of an instructor-led workshop.  We also ask that you keep a record of the workshops that you completed as well. 

When you notice that you have completed a certificate program, please contact the Training and Development unit at 410-704-6012 or send an email to hrtraining@towson.edu to verify completion.  Once verified, you will receive a framed certificate signed by the Training and Development Manager and the Vice President of your division. 

How do you track Towson eLearning Center (TEC) course completions?

TEC tracks all courses that have been completed. Reports are generated on a monthly basis for use in the Training and Development unit.  To print a certificate of completion for your own records:

  • Log in to TEC using your seven digit ID number and the password towson (all lowercase)
  • Click MY PROGRESS on the navigation panel on the left.
  • Below the title (My Progress) in gray, change the date range to ALL if it is not set on that default.
  • Click on the COMPLETED button to list all the courses that you have completed.
  • Click on the red ribbon icon beside the course that you want the certificate to print. It will appear on the right side under the title of Actions.
  • In the browser window that displays the certificate, click Print under File.
  • In the Print dialog, click Print.

      

 

 

     
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