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 with any questions.


Making Meetings Matter – How to Plan, Lead & Attend the Meetings that Matter Most

November 1, 2-3:30pm

Presented By: Whitney Bishop, Consultant/Trainer/Change Agent

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.  You will learn:Mindsets & Mantras for Meeting Success, Critical Elements of a Meeting Cycle, Meeting Mayhem - Dealing with Dysfunction, Creating a Culture of Accountability, Managing Energy in the Room, Leveraging the power of the group, Problem Solving & Decision Making frameworks.

Register Here for Making Meetings Matter

QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer Training

November 10, 9-10:30am

Presented By: Tracie Meyer, LPAT - Cards SPEAK Coordinator & Katrina Bergel - Housing

Human Resources Training Room  

The University of Louisville Cards SPEAK program provides QPR suicide prevention training on campus to faculty, staff and students. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer. The three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. This training enhances the participant’s knowledge, awareness, empathic listening skills, communication skills concerning college student suicide, and the ability to compassionately and directly ask students about suicidal thoughts.  As a QPR-trained participant you will learn to: 1) recognize the warning signs of suicide, 2) know how to offer hope, and 3) know how to get help and save a life.  Participants will have time to practice the communication skills taught in the QPR presentation and receive resource booklets to keep on hand. 

Register Here for QPR Training


Active Shooter Training

November 15, 2-3pm

Presented by: University of Louisville Police Department

Human Resources Training Room

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 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.

Register Here for Active Shooter Training

Emotional Well-Being

December 6, 11-12:30pm

Presented By: Cassandra Gray, MS, LCADC, MFTA

Human Resources Training Room

Employees and leaders who have a greater sense of emotional well-being make better employees and leaders.  This workshop provides a holistic view of all the elements of a person’s life and encourages them to explore their level of satisfaction, identify areas to focus on to increase their sense of well-being, as well as ideas for incorporating ease and grace into their lives.

Register Here for Emotional Well-Being


**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.