Training

The University of Louisville is committed to providing tools and information that lead to measurable performance improvement, increased job satisfaction, personal development, and positive morale for faculty and staff.  Every semester, Human Resources offers professional development programs that are free to any employee.  See the descriptions below and click "REGISTER" to sign-up and attend.  E-mail staffdev@louisville.edu with any questions.


SPRING 2017 PROGRAMS

Active Shooter Training

January 19, 2017; 11:00am - 12:00pm - Human Resources Training Room

February 15, 2017; 2:00pm - 3:00pm - Human Resources Training Room

February 23, 2017; 10:00am - 11:00am - Health Sciences Campus, Instruction Building, HB 102

March 9, 2017; 2:00pm - 3:00pm - Human Resources Training Room

April 13, 2017; 11:00am - 12:00pm - Human Resources Training Room

Presented By: ULPD

We hope we never encounter an active shooter situation on our campus, but we know preparation and planning can help reduce the negative impacts in case such an event occurs. Please join us in the for our Active Shooter Training where we will discuss how you can respond, developing the Survival Mindset, and what you can expect from law enforcement officers.  Each class will be full at 50 participants, so please register below.

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Effective Communication Strategies

February 2, 2017; 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Presented By: Marsha Abel, PHR

Human Resources Training Room

Today, messages come at us in so many different formats that it is no wonder there are communication breakdowns and roadblocks in the workplace. The ability to communicate in a professional manner can further employees' careers and relationships in their personal lives. Attendees of this workshop learn how to communicate effectively with management and peers in a way that opens up new dialogues and pathways for human connection.

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Increasing Employee Motivation and Productivity

March 7, 2017; 11:00am - 12:30pm

Presented By: Jenny Milby, PHR, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Training Room

Are your employees feeling overworked and underappreciated? Is low morale wreaking havoc on productivity? Learn what keeps employees motivated along with effective ways in which to bolster the team and breathe new energy and creativity into the group. Consider such factors as whether or not extrinsic versus intrinsic motivation are more effective. Attendees will also learn skills such as helping their employees overcome procrastination and moving them out of their "comfort zone" in order to make their responsibilities more challenging and, therefore, more exciting.

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Conflict Resolution

March 29, 2017; 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Presented By: Christina Reising, PHR

Human Resources Training Room

Conflict on the job is a universal phenomenon and if left unchecked can have a destructive effect on productivity, teamwork and morale.  Depending on how conflict is addressed alters the outcome significantly between constructive conflict resolutions to continuing disputes.  Dispelling the fear and discomfort people often feel when observing or being part of a conflict, this workshop focuses on ways to turn conflict into productive energy and navigate conflict effectively.

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Leading Successful Meetings

April 11, 2017; 11:00am - 12:30pm

Presented By: Karen Hamilton, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Human Resources Training Room

Leveraging lessons from the field, your own experiences and some of the best resources on effective meeting management, this interactive and engaging session will transform the way you plan, lead and attend meetings.  Get ready to gain valuable insights and TIME by making a difference in the way you meet.

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Stress Management

April 20, 2017; 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Presented By: Marsha Abel, PHR

Human Resources Training Room

Every day of our lives we face events that cause us stress. Although most of these events are minor in the grand scheme of life, there are situations that clearly can be considered major sources of stress. Chronic pressure can have a detrimental effect on everything from your employee's health and relationships to their work performance and professional behavior. This workshop is designed to help your employees gain valuable strategies to manage their emotions and cope more effectively with high-pressure situations.

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**During the hours of our workshops, parking is extremely limited.  Available parking is permitted for Belknap employees with blue passes and up, in spaces marked with a purple square only.  If you are a HSC employee, parking is permitted for green and up.