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Additional Training Resources


Additional training resources for employees.

The following trainings are available by request for groups of 6 or more. For questions or to set up a training, please email CU Denver HR.TrainingRegistration@ucdenver.edu.

 

Registration for these courses (excluding Teambuilding/ DiSC) are now in SkillSoft

 

For technical assistance with SkillSoft, please contact the CU System office of Employee Learning and Development.

Managing Leave for Classified and University Staff/Faculty Positions

The course will cover all types of leave including annual, sick, FMLA, Short Term Disability (STD), injury (worker’s compensation), holiday, bereavement, military, jury, and administrative.

Classified Staff Leave:
Includes an in-depth look at classified leave rules as specified in Chapter 5 of the Department of Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures. The rules and policies will be explained in layman’s terms with on-the-job examples.

University Staff/Faculty Leave:
Includes an in depth look at University of Colorado leave policies as specified in Policy 11 of the Board of Regent’s Administrative Procedures. The policies will be explained in layman’s terms with on the job type examples.

Intended Audience: Supervisors, although all are welcome to attend

Class Duration: 2 hours

 

Managing Employees With Health Conditions

The course, “Managing Employees with Health Conditions,” is designed to assist managers and supervisors to successfully navigate the challenges of implementing a variety of relevant policies and procedures as they relate to an employee who may be experiencing a medical condition(s). In this two-hour course, we will address the needs of employees, as well as the concerns of supervisors, managers and unit leaders, when sick leave, Family Medical Leave (FML), and reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are requested or required.

Intended Audience: Supervisors, although all are welcome to attend

Class Duration: 2 hours

 

Preventing Workplace Violence

Critical to preventing violence from happening in your workplace is recognizing the warning signs and behaviors that can lead to it. This session provides understanding of the many forms those warning signs can take and also the situations that can spawn them. Learn how to assess those indicators and how to appropriately respond to a crisis situation.

Intended Audience: All University employees

Class Duration: 2 hours

 

Teambuilding/ DiSC

An important factor toward increasing team achievement is for team members to identify and accommodate to the different behavioral styles and motivators of their co-workers. DiSC participants learn four primary behavior types, become aware of differing communication styles, and how to influence better communication outcomes by accommodating the style of a co-worker(s). In this session you will learn:

  • To predict likely trends in an individual's behavior based upon knowing that person’s communication preference and behavior style,

  • To understand and adapt personal communication in order to reduce conflict that occurs due to different behavior/communication styles and preferences,

  • To structure an environment for maximum productivity and teamwork,

 

Intended Audience: All University employees (individuals and teams)

Class Duration: 1 half-day session

Cost: $22 per participant notebook (Plus shipping and handling costs)

Registration: The best opportunity for learning and application occurs with group sizes of 12 – 35 participants.  To reach maximum interactive, learning potential, facilitators may allow outside groups or participants to join sessions that have not reached maximum capacity.  To schedule a group session, or register for an already scheduled class, please email your request to: HR.TrainingRegistration@ucdenver.edu.

 

Understanding and Applying the State Classified Rules

This course is designed to provide a foundation for supervisors to understand supervision in the State personnel system. This course will discuss the Personnel Board Rules and the Administrative Procedures with regard to the following:

  • Organization Responsibilities and Ethics
  • Fair Employment Practices
  • Job Evaluation
  • Compensation
  • Employment and Status
  • Leave
  • Performance Management
  • Progressive Discipline
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Separation

Intended Audience: All supervisors of state classified employees

Class Duration: 1 day or 2 half-day sessions

 

Writing Performance Goals

The purpose of this course is to understand the importance of clearly defined and well written performance expectations and to teach supervisors:

  • The elements of concise, well written goals/objectives
  • How to avoid some common pitfalls and mistakes when constructing methods of measuring performance
  • A method of communicating performance expectations to your employees
  • Creative performance measurement techniques
  • Simple documentation processes

This course is geared toward supervisors who are responsible for setting and communicating performance expectations, periodically documenting performance and the overall performance evaluation.

Intended Audience: All University employees

Class Duration: 2 hours

Note: "Writing Performance Goals" compliments the "Performance Management" class, however, it is not a substitute for Performance Management class.

 

Crucial Conversations Training – Website Description
Crucial Conversations Training teaches skills for communicating when stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. Put our award-winning training to work and you’ll be able to surface the best ideas, make high-quality decisions, and act on those decisions with unity and commitment. This course will teach you the techniques of how to deal with difficult situations such as:
·         People who cannot resolve conflicts or come to an agreement
·         People who withhold feedback and important information from management
·         Issues difficult to discuss
·         Not knowing how to start a tough conversation
·         An emotionally charged environment
Cost: $265.00 non-refundable fee for course materials
 
Registration:  In order to proceed with registration, the approval from your department Administrator/Chair or designee AND  a speed type where your course materials will be charged are required for registration.Please complete the form here: Registration Request Form and wait 24-48 hours for confirmation.  
 
When registering for the course, please understand there is a time commitment of 16 hours for this training: please register for a training where you can attend its entirety. If you have signed up for a session and are unable to attend, please notifiy HR.TrainingRegistration@ucdenver.edu as soon as possible. Charges for material are made least 3 weeks in advance so there will be no refunds with-in 3 weeks of the course.
 
For questions please e-mail:HR.TrainingRegistration@ucdenver.edu .
 
Duration: 16 hours (split into a 3 day format)
 
Session
Date
Time
Location
Deadline
January
Tuesday  10
Thursday 12
Tuesday 17
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Anschutz Medical Campus
Closes
December 19, 2016
March
Thursday 9
Tuesday 14
Friday 17
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Anschutz Medical Campus
Closes
February 13, 2017
April
Tuesday 18
Thursday 20
Monday 24
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Anschutz Medical Campus
Closes
March 27, 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Online Training Resources

Useful Tips:

Employee Learning and Development (ELD) through the University of Colorado System office, maintains a series of online learning programs. ELD provides convenient access to required & recommended courses and university policy information.

ELD courses include:

  • Microsoft Office Training
  • HIPAA: Regulations
  • Chemical Waste Management
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Lab Safety
  • Procurement Card Approving Official Training
  • Procurement Card Cardholder Training

All University specific courses are labeled with "CU" in front of the course title.

SkillSoft Resources and User Guides
SkillSoft Course Catalogue

For technical assistance with SkillSoft, please contact the CU System office of Employee Learning and Development.

Please follow these instructions to access the online trainings offered in SkillSoft.

 

Other Training Resources

​CU Denver | Anschutz Fair Labor Standards Act 2016

       Powerpoint Presentation about the impact of FSLA

 

CU Denver | Anschutz Job Announcements 2016

       Powerpoint Presentation about creating job announcements

 

Managing Employees with Health Conditions

Please note that this presention should only be used as a guide. Please contact Doug Kasyon 303.724.9686 with questions. 

This presentation, “Managing Employees with Health Conditions,” is designed to assist managers and supervisors to successfully navigate the challenges of implementing a variety of relevant policies and procedures as they relate to an employee who may be experiencing a medical condition(s). In this two-hour course, we will address the needs of employees, as well as the concerns of supervisors, managers and unit leaders, when sick leave, Family Medical Leave (FML), and reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are requested or required.