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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: 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


Working with Employee Health Conditions​

The course, “Working with Employee 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

Next Session: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Denver Campus

PowerPoint Slides:Managing Employees with Health Conditions 6-28-17.pptx 

To Register: click here 

 

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: $25 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
  • Risk Management
  • Discrimination

Intended Audience: All supervisors of state classified employees

Class Duration: or 2 half-day sessions split into 2 half-day sessions

Next Session Date: There is no in-person training scheduled at this time; the website will be updated once an in-person training has been scheduled.

 

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​.
 
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 notify HR.TrainingRegistration@ucdenver.edu as soon as possible. Charges for material are made least 3 weeks in advance so there will be no refunds within 3 weeks of the course.
 
For questions please e-mail:HR.TrainingRegistration@ucdenver.edu .
 

Duration: 16 hours (split into a 3 day format). By registering for this course you understand and agre​​​e to the expectation that you will attend all three training days.


Sessions: Please check back next month to see our Crucial Conversations training offerings for 2018.

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

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus Fair Labor Standards Act 2016

       Powerpoint Presentation about the impact of FSLA

 

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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.

 

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Principle Based and Practice Applied

Renowned as the world’s personal leadership development offering, the new The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Edition 4.0 aligns timeless principles of effectiveness with modern technology and practices. 

No matter how competent a person is, they will not have sustained and lasting success unless they are able to effectively lead themselves, influence, engage and collaborate with others, and continually improve and renew their capabilities. These elements are at the heart of personal, team, and organizational effectiveness.  


Through participating in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People individuals will:
  • Learn how to take initiative. 
  • Take responsibility for behavior, results, growth.
  • Focus time and energy on things you can control.
  • Innovate and problem solve with those that have different viewpoints and perspectives than your own.
  • Execute your most important priorities. 
  • Improve interpersonal communication. 
  • Learn how to leverage creative collaboration. 
  • Apply principles for achieving a balanced life.
  • Seek continuous improvement and renewal professionally and personally.

Cost: $245.00

Date: November 9th & 16th, 2017 | The training will run from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm both days.

Registration: To register for this training please enroll through SkillSoft - instructions can be found here.
*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.

Location: Nighthorse Campbell Building, Room 103 

For questions please contact: Kirk McCrimmon, Kirk.Mccrimmon@ucdenver.edu



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