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OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

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.

 

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.

Remaining Spring 2015 Schedule

Date
Time
Location

Event

Want to register for upcoming workshops?

Please click on the Workshop Registration link unless there is a note under the title to register there.

March

3, 2015

10:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Business Travel for the TU Employee

Presented by: Financial Services

Register here

March

4, 2015

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

March

5, 2015

9:00 am - 4:00 pm AD120

Shackleton of the Antarctic and Your Leadership Journey

Presented by: Michele Ginnerty, Michele Ginnerty Training & Consulting

March

6, 2015

 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD 120

Managing Your Strengths

Presented by: Mike Noll, Office of Human Resources

    

Note: Attendees must complete the Clifton StrengthsFinder Assessment in order to attend. Once you register, a code and instructions will be sent to you.                     

March

9, 2015

9:30 am -

11:00 am

AD 120

Speak Up!

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

                                                                                                 

March

9, 2015

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AD120

Business Travel for the TU Employee

Presented by: Financial Services

Register here

March

10, 2015

10:00 am - 12:00 pm AD 120

Accounts Payable

Presented by: Financial Services

Register here

March

11, 2015

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

March

12, 2015

9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Power, Politics, and Influence

(formerly Personal Influence)

Presented by: Filiz Tabak, Management

             

March

12, 2015

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Towson University, West Village Commons, Ballroom A

Building Bridges Across Maryland

Cohort VII - Graduation

                            [Invitation only Program]

March

18, 2015

8:00 am - 2:30 pm

AD 424

(location change)

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

March

19, 2015

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CK 507

Retirement Planning (Required)

Presented by: PNC Bank

March

24, 2015

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

AD 424

(location change)

Conflict Resolution: Tools and Techniques for Supervisors

Presented by: Mike Noll, Office of Human Resources

March

25, 2015

8:00 am - 2:30 pm TBA

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

March

26, 2015

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

AD 424

(location change)

 

Mock Hearing (for managers/supervisors)

Presented by: Jo Ann Joseph, Office of Human Resources

                                                                        

Date
Time
Location

Event

Want to register for upcoming workshops?

Please click on the Workshop Registration link unless there is a note under the title to register there.

April

1, 2015

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

April

2, 2015

1:00 pm -

2:30 pm

AD 120

Speak Up!

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

                                                                                                 

April

6, 2015

10:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Business Travel for the TU Employee

Presented by: Financial Services

Register here

April

6, 2015

 

2:00

pm -

2:30

pm

AD120

Active Shooter Training

Presented by: Environmental Health & Safety and the University Police

Register

April

7, 2015

9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD 120

Student Employment

Presented by: Financial Services

Register

April

8, 2015

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

April

9, 2015

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm AD 120

Introduction to PeopleSoft Financials and Department Budget Reporting

[for those who need access to Department Budgets]

Presented by: Financial Services

        

                    

Register          

April

13, 2015

9:00 am - 11:00 am AD 120

Understanding Your Department Budget

[for those with PSF Access already]

Presented by: Financial Services

Register                                                                                                 

April

13, 2015

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AD120

Business Travel for the TU Employee

Presented by: Financial Services

Register here

April

14, 2015

9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Communicating in a Globally Diverse Society

Presented by: Debbie Seeberger, Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity

April

15, 2015

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD 120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

April

20, 2015

 

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AD 120

Managing Your Strengths

Presented by: Mike Noll, Office of Human Resources

    

Note: Attendees must complete the Clifton StrengthsFinder Assessment in order to attend. Once you register, a code and instructions will be sent to you.                 

April

21, 2015

9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD 120

Procurement & Contracts 101

Presented by: Procurement

Register

April

21, 2015

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm AD120

Working with Transgender Students on the College Campus

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

 

April

22, 2015

 

8:00 am - 2:30 pm

AD 424

Note: this is a different location

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

April          27, 2015

9:00 am -

10:30 am

AD 120

Intermediate Features in PeopleSoft Financials for Department User

[for those with PSF Access already]

Presented by: Financial Services

Register          

April

28, 2015

10:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Best Practices During an Audit

Presented by: MaryAnn Davenport, Director, Management Advisory and Compliance Services

 

April

29, 2015

8:00 am - 2:30 pm

AD 424

Note: this is a different location

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

April

30, 2015

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AD 120

Maximizing Home Ownership (Elective)

Presented by: PNC Bank

Date
Time
Location

Event

Want to register for upcoming workshops?

Please click on the Workshop Registration link unless there is a note under the title to register there.

May

5, 2015

10:00 am - 12:00 pm AD120

Ally Training (formerly Safe Space Training)

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

        

May

6, 2015

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD 120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

May

7, 2015

 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm AD 120

Managing Your Strengths

Presented by: Mike Noll, Office of Human Resources

    

Note: Attendees must complete the Clifton StrengthsFinder Assessment in order to attend. Once you register, a code and instructions will be sent to you.                 

May

13, 2015

9:00 am - 11:30 am SECU Arena

Annual Service Awards Ceremony

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

May

14, 2015

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CK 507

Financial Planning Overview (Elective)

Presented by: PNC Bank

May

20, 2015

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

May

27, 2015

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

May

28, 2015

8:00 am - 4:00 pm University Union

21st Annual Staff Development Conference

Presented by: Towson University Staff Council (TUSC)

                                           

Date
Time
Location

Event

Want to register for upcoming workshops?

Please click on the Workshop Registration link unless there is a note under the title to register there.

June

3, 2015

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

June

10, 2015

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

June

17, 2015

 

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

June

24, 2015

 

8:00 am - 2:30 pm AD120

Connections (new hire orientation)

Presented by: Office of Human Resources

                                           

June

25, 2015

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AD 120

Credit 101 (Required)

Presented by: PNC Bank

 

 

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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