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Training and Development Unit

Training and Development Schedule

Full 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.

 

Fall 2013 Schedule

Date Time Location

Event

July

1, 2013

11:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Emergency Preparedness/Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

Register                                                 

July

2, 2013

Note: This is a Tuesday

 

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

July

8, 2013

9:00 am - 10:30 am AD120

Introduction to PeopleSoft Financials and Department Budget Reporting

[for those who need access to Department Budgets]

Presented by: Financial Services

      

                    

Register          

July

8, 2013

2:00 pm -3:00 pm AD120

Emergency Preparedness/Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

                                                                                         Cancelled

July

10, 2013

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

July

17, 2013

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

July

18, 2013

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Financial Services Training Room, Administration Building, 4th Floor

Business Travel for the TU Employee

(formerly Introduction to the Business Travel Process and Review of the Business Travel Process)

Presented by: Financial Services

Register at travel@towson.edu

These small group workshops are designed for up to four (4) participants and occur monthly

July

24, 2013

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

July

31, 2013

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

TEC Featured Course of the Month for July

eLearning/ online

Leading an Effective Business Meeting (comm_06_a02_bs_enus)

[2.5 hours]

This workshop is offered in place of the instructor-led workshop tilted   Conducting Effective Meetings.

August

5, 2013

9:00 am - 10:30 am AD120

Introduction to PeopleSoft Financials and Department Budget Reporting

[for those who need access to Department Budgets]

Presented by: Financial Services

         

                    

Register          

August

5, 2013

11:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Emergency Preparedness/Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

Register

August

7, 2013

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

August

8, 2013

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm AD120

Working with Transgender Students on the College Campus

Presented by: Joel Bolling, Associate Director, Center for Student Diversity

 

        

August

12, 2013

2:00 pm -3:00 pm AD120

Emergency Preparedness/Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

Register

August

13, 2013

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Notre Dame of Maryland University

Doyle Hall, Doyle Formal

Building Bridges Across Maryland - For Administrative Support Staff

Cohort VI - Program Overview/Kick-off

                            [Invitation only Program]

August

13, 2013

11:30 am - 12:30 pm AD120

Customer Service Matters

Presented by: Marissa Brodie, Assistant Director of Dining Services for the West Village Food Court

Bring your lunch……we will provide the cookies and drinks!

Please join us as we welcome our very own, Marissa Brodie as she shares the two aspects of customer service and the importance of setting the stage. Hear the many benefits of delivering great customer service and think about how the service philosophy of a number of local companies can be applied to your role to make our campus-wide customer service even better.

Marissa has a degree in Hospitality Management from Penn State University and has worked at a number of restaurants and hotels. She joined Chartwells in 2009 and has managed and trained associates in customer service at Susquehanna, Patuxent, West Village Retail and Outtakes, Paws, and 7720 Cafe.          

                         

August

14, 2013

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

August

15, 2013

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Financial Services Training Room, Administration Building, 4th Floor

Business Travel for the TU Employee

(formerly Introduction to the Business Travel Process and Review of the Business Travel Process)

Presented by: Financial Services

Register at travel@towson.edu

These small group workshops are designed for up to four (4) participants and occur monthly.                              

August

19, 2013

9:00 am - 11:00 am AD120

Understanding Your Department Budget

[for those with PSF Access already]

Presented by: Financial Services

Register                                                                                                 

August

21, 2013

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

August

22, 2013

10:00 am - 11:30 am AD120

Intermediate Features in PeopleSoft Financials for Department User

[for those with PSF Access already]

Presented by: Financial Services

Register          

August

28, 2013

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

TEC Featured Course of the Month for August

eLearning/ online

Presenting Successfully (comm_05_a01_bs_enus)

[3 hours]

This workshop is offered in place of the instructor-led workshop tilted Ready, Set, Present! The Essentials of Effective Presentations.

September 4, 2013 8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

September 5, 2013 9:00 am - 10:30 am AD120

Introduction to PeopleSoft Financials and Department Budget Reporting

[for those who need access to Department Budgets]

Presented by: Financial Services

        

                    

Register          

September 9, 2013 2:00 pm -3:00 pm AD120

Emergency Preparedness/Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

Register

September 10, 2013 9:00 am - 10:30 am

AD120

Speak Up!

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

September 10, 2013 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Notre Dame University of Maryland,

Doyle Hall,

Doyle Formal

Building Bridges Across Maryland - For Administrative Support Staff

Cohort VI - Managing Your Strengths (Session 1)

                            [Invitation only Program]

September 11, 2013 8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

September 12, 2013 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Customer Service in Higher Education

Presented by: Mike Noll, Office of Human Resources

September 16, 2013

9:00 am - 11:00 am AD120

Understanding Your Department Budget

[for those with PSF Access already]

Presented by: Financial Services

         

Register                                                                                                 

September 16, 2013 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AD120

Investment Basics [Elective]

Presented by: PNC Bank

September 17, 2013 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Civility in the Workplace

Presented by: Spencer Bennett, Office of Student Conduct and Civility

September 18, 2013 8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

September 19, 2013

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Financial Services Training Room, Administration Building, 4th Floor

Business Travel for the TU Employee

(formerly Introduction to the Business Travel Process and Review of the Business Travel Process)

Presented by: Financial Services

Register at travel@towson.edu

These small group workshops are designed for up to four (4) participants and occur monthly.                              

September 25, 2013 8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

September 26, 2013 10:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Coaching and Counseling for Improved Performance

Presented by: Jo Ann Joseph, Office of Human Resources

September

30, 2013

10:00 am - 11:30 am AD120

Intermediate Features in PeopleSoft Financials for Department User

[for those with PSF Access already]

Presented by: Financial Services

        

Register          

TEC Featured Course of the Month for September

eLearning/ online

Time as a Resource (PD0121)

[2.5 hours]

This workshop is offered in place of the instructor-led workshop tilted Time Management for the Busy Professional.

October 1, 2013 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

AD120

Working with You is Killing Me

Presented by: Mark Emmel, Office of Human Resources, University of Baltimore

October

2, 2013

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

October

3, 2013

9:00 am - 10:30 am AD120

Introduction to PeopleSoft Financials and Department Budget Reporting

[for those who need access to Department Budgets]

Presented by: Financial Services

         

                    

Register          

October

7, 2013

11:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Emergency Preparedness/Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

Register

October

8, 2013

9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Performance Management: The Employee’s Role

Presented by: Jo Ann Joseph, Office of Human Resources                                      

October

8, 2013

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Goucher College

Alumnae/i House, Buchner Hall

Building Bridges Across Maryland - For Administrative Support Staff

Cohort VI - Customer Service in Higher Education (Session 2)

                            [Invitation only Program]

October

9, 2013

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

October

10, 2013

9:00 am - 10:30 am

AD120

Speak Up!

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

October

10, 2013

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AD120

Critical Thinking and Decision Making

Presented by: Mike Noll, Office of Human Resources

 

October

14, 2013

9:00 am - 11:00 am AD120

Understanding Your Department Budget

[for those with PSF Access already]

Presented by: Financial Services

         

Register                                                                                                 

October

14, 2013

2:00 pm -3:00 pm AD120

Emergency Preparedness/Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

Register

October

15, 2013

10:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Accounts Payable

Presented by: Financial Services

Register here

October

16, 2013

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

October

17, 2013

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Financial Services Training Room, Administration Building, 4th Floor

Business Travel for the TU Employee

(formerly Introduction to the Business Travel Process and Review of the Business Travel Process)

Presented by: Financial Services

Register at travel@towson.edu

These small group workshops are designed for up to four (4) participants and occur monthly.                              

October

21, 2013

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AD120

How Much House Can You Afford [elective]

Presented by: PNC Bank

October

22, 2013

Note: This is a Tuesday

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

October

24, 2013

10:00 am - 11:30 am AD120

Intermediate Features in PeopleSoft Financials for Department User

[for those with PSF Access already]

Presented by: Financial Services

        

Register          

October

29, 2013

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AD120

Diversity: Can It Work for Me?

Presented by: Debra Seeberger, Office Diversity & Equal Opportunity

October

30, 2013

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

TEC Featured Course of the Month for October

eLearning/ online

Performance Reviews (mgmt_11_a02_bs_enus)

3.5 hours

This is one of the Performance Management Competency Focus courses.

November 1, 2013 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT)

Presented by: Brian Fritsche, Financial Services 

                                         

Register                  

November 4, 2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Emergency Preparedness/Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

Register

November

6, 2013

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

November 7, 2013

9:00 am - 10:30 am AD120

Introduction to PeopleSoft Financials and Department Budget Reporting

[for those who need access to Department Budgets]

Presented by: Financial Services

         

                    

Register          

November 7, 2013 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AD120

Student Employment

Presented by: Financial Services

FYI: The next session will take place on April 3, 2014, 9:00am - 12:00pm

November

11, 2013

9:00 am - 11:00 am AD120

Understanding Your Department Budget

[for those with PSF Access already]

Presented by: Financial Services

         

Register                                                                                                 

November 11, 2013 2:00 pm -3:00 pm AD120

Emergency Preparedness/Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

Register

November 12, 2013 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm AD 120

Speak Up!

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

November 12, 2013

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Maryland Institute College of Art

Bunting Center, Room 110

Building Bridges Across Maryland - For Administrative Support Staff

Cohort V - Working with You is Killing Me (Session 3)

                            [Invitation only Program]

November 13, 2013 8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

November 18, 2013 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AD120

Identity Theft (required)

Presented by: PNC Bank

November 19, 2013 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Procurement & Contracts 101

Presented by: Procurement

November 19, 2013 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

AD120

Employee/Employer Relations and the Supervisor

Presented by: Jo Ann Joseph, Office of Human Resources

November 20, 2013 8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

TEC Featured Course of the Month for November

eLearning/ online

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership (comm_09_a05_bs_enus]

2 hours

 

This workshop is offered in place of the instructor-led workshop tilted Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace.

December 2, 2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Emergency Preparedness/Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

Register

Decmber

3, 2013

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Towson University,

Administration Building, Room 120

Building Bridges Across Maryland - For Administrative Support Staff

Cohort V - Power, Politics, and Influence (Session 4)

                            [Invitation only Program]

December 4, 2013 8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

December 9, 2013

9:30 am - 11:00 am AD120

Intermediate Features in PeopleSoft Financials for Department User

[for those with PSF Access already]

Presented by: Financial Services

        

Register          

December 9, 2013 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AD120

Budgeting (required)

Presented by: PNC Bank

                                                                            Rescheduled for December 20th

December 9, 2013 2:00 pm -3:00 pm AD120

Emergency Preparedness/Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

Register

December 11, 2013 8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

December 12, 2013

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm AD120

The Effective Team Member

Presented by: Mike Noll, Office of Human Resources

 

December 16, 2013

Note: This is a Monday

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

TEC Featured Course of the Month for December

eLearning/ online

Enhancing Listening Skills (comm_03_a04_bs_enus)

3 hours

This workshop is offered in place of the instructor-led workshop tilted Listening - the Key to Effective Communication

 

 

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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