Training and Professional Development

 

To register for training, log in to Galaxy,

then go to Staff Tools > LEO > Find Available Training.

 

 

These sessions focus on strategies and best practices to help supervisors and managers conduct fair, meaningful and effective performance reviews. It also helps new employees understand how to use the review to their advantage. Our ultimate aim is to help our employees succeed. This class conducted multiple times from November through March.

To register, log in to Galaxy, go to Staff Tools > LEO > Find Available Training, and search for this class by name.

 

A six session series that focus on best practices and practical applications to supervising and managing staff at the University. This series is offered three times a year. For more details, see our Certificate Programs.

To register, log in to Galaxy, go to Staff Tools > LEO > Find Available Training, and search for this class by name.

 

A four part series that focuses on best practices for delivering excellent service to our students, faculty, researchers, staff, and guests. This series is offered once a semester. We also offer this training to departments with 10 or more participants. For more details, see our Certificate Programs.

To register, log in to Galaxy, go to Staff Tools > LEO > Find Available Training, and search for this class by name.

 

The Admin U certification series has been designed to provide both initial and ongoing training for those who serve the University in administrative support roles. The series is comprised of seven core classes that provide the foundation for all other classes. For more details, see our Certificate Programs.

To register, log in to Galaxy, go to Staff Tools > LEO > Find Available Training, and search for this class by name.

 

Or ”things I wish I knew before I took the job as supervisor”. Taught by UTD’s AVP [Associate Vice President] of Human Resources, Colleen Dutton, this course will focus on the tips, truths, and everyday wisdoms to help managers and supervisors navigate the daily challenges of managing employees.

To register, log in to Galaxy, go to Staff Tools > LEO > Find Available Training, and search for this class by name.

 

If you are interested in promoting a more positive and cohesive environment, sign-up for Office Etiquette! In fact, encourage your co-workers to participate as a professional development opportunity. This class is offered twice a semester.

To register, log in to Galaxy, go to Staff Tools > LEO > Find Available Training, and search for this class by name.

 

This course introduces you to the concept of emotional intelligence and provides you opportunities to personally assess where your skill sets are now and what you might do to enhance those skills. We will dig down below the surface to understand what competitive advantages emotional intelligence offers and ways to incorporate it into your career at UT Dallas.

To register, log in to Galaxy, go to Staff Tools > LEO > Find Available Training, and search for this class by name.

 

Offered each semester.

  1. Understanding Yourself
  2. Managing Yourself
  3. Understanding Others
  4. Building Relationships

To register, log in to Galaxy, go to Staff Tools > LEO > Find Available Training, and search for this class by name.

 

It is probably a mistake to see time management as purely about clock management skills. Fundamentally, time management is about self-management, personal focus and workplace productivity. This class will help participants become better time managers by focusing on the following objectives:

  1. To assess personal and work values that will help guide in the creation of self-management planning process, and
  2. To review techniques that promote effective time management via planning, prioritizing, delegating, and goal setting. This class is conducted twice a year.

To register, log in to Galaxy, go to Staff Tools > LEO > Find Available Training, and search for this class by name.

 

In this class, we will explore just how their influence has influenced our approach to thinking. We will explore a different way or approach to thinking pioneered by Dr. Edward De Bono. This approach has been referred to as “parallel thinking” and is also known under the title of the “Six Thinking Hats” method. Using the metaphor of putting on our thinking caps, Dr. De Bono suggests there are six approaches, or perhaps more properly, six directions in thinking. This class is conducted every summer.

To register, log in to Galaxy, go to Staff Tools > LEO > Find Available Training, and search for this class by name.