Professional Development

Professional Development

Introduction

UWM is proud to announce that it will provide professional development opportunities for all employees, including training specifically for supervisors, during the 2018-19 academic year.

Registration

To register, please see the courses below and click on the registration link. Registration will remain open until 48 hours prior to each class, or until the class is filled.

Registration for the professional development courses will be available on September 7th, 2018.

Location

All professional development courses will be held in the Golda Meir Library’s 4th Floor Conference Center.

Questions

If you have any questions about the professional development courses please email hr-training@uwm.edu.


Courses For All Employees

Each of the courses below has a capacity of 40 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Participation in the courses is on a voluntary basis, with supervisory approval.

Employees should discuss any training plans and dates with their supervisor to ensure there is adequate coverage. To the extent that it is possible and practical, supervisors are encouraged to allow their staff to participate in professional development opportunities.

Team Building: You can lead from any level of an organization

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Facilitators:

Gina Halenka and Tim Danielson

Description:

Learn about behaviors that promote a stronger team and how you can lead those behaviors.

Register

Managing Change Successfully

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Facilitator:

Dan Krueger

Description:

Understand the stages of change, how to master each, and successfully navigate the process.

Register

The Importance of Inclusivity at UWM

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

9:00 A.M. – Noon

Facilitator:

Jamie Cimpl-Wiemer

Description:

Being inclusive is woven into the fabric of UWM and provides great advantages to our institution. Learn how you can make UWM even more inclusive.

Register


Courses For Supervisors

Each of the courses for supervisors has a capacity of 30 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Productive Performance Management

Thursday, October 11, 2018

9:00 A.M. – Noon

Facilitators:

Joely Urdan and Karen Massetti-Moran

Description:

Recognize strategies to inspire great performance and confront issues.

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Understanding the Employee Disciplinary Process

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

9:00 A.M. – Noon

Facilitators:

Kurt Hennemann and Donna McGee

Description:

Review UWM’s disciplinary process for all employee categories.

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Successful Navigation of Ethical Issues

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Facilitator:

Jennifer Herzog

Description:

In an environment that is ever increasing compliance, our ability to navigate ethical issues successfully is critical.

Register


Creating Conditions That Motivate

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Facilitators:

Joe LeMire, Julie Bonner, Tim Danielson

Description:

Learn the tools to create conditions that foster motivated and engaged employees.

Register

Understanding Compliance Requirements

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Facilitators:

Kirstin Goetz and Jason Kuiper

Description:

Learn the compliance obligations under Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and other compliance items.

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Successfully Managing Conflict

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Facilitator:

Dan Krueger

Description:

Gain strategies to successfully manage conflict you or colleagues may be involved in.

Register


The Importance of Inclusivity at UWM

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

9:00 A.M. – Noon

Facilitator:

Jamie Cimpl-Wiemer

Description:

Being inclusive is woven into the fabric of UWM and provides great advantages to our institution. Learn how you can make UWM even more inclusive.

Register

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