Professional Development

Professional Development

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UWM is proud to announce that it will provide professional development opportunities for all employees, including training specifically for supervisors, starting in October 2021 and continuing through April 2022.

All professional development sessions will be held as Microsoft Teams meetings. Please see the sessions below for the registration links.


Supervisors of staff with limited or no computer access are encouraged to print and share the document below with their direct reports. Further assistance may be needed to register employees and make arrangements for viewing the professional development sessions. All professional development sessions will be recorded and made available in video format on this website.

Printable Session Listing


General Sessions for all Employees

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.

Successfully Managing Change

January 26, 2022

10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Facilitator:

Dan Krueger

Description:

As Geddy Lee sang in a famous Rush song, “He knows changes aren’t permanent, but change is!” With the frequency and pace of change ever present and changing, participation in this session will help make sense of it all.

Register: Microsoft Teams Link

Taking Control of Your Own Career

April 6, 2022

10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Facilitators:

Daniel Schaff, Gina Halenka, Erica Yewlett

Description:

Come and learn strategies to take greater control of your own career, including items like the “imposter syndrome” and the importance of competencies.

Register: Microsoft Teams Link

The Importance of Inclusivity at UWM

April 28, 2022

10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

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: Microsoft Teams Link

Registration Coming Soon

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Sessions for Supervisors

As was established in 2018-19, all individuals new to supervision at UWM are required to complete all of the sessions for supervisors over a two year period.

Productive Performance Management

October 19, 2021

10:00 A.M. – 11:15 A.M.

Facilitators:

Joely Urdan and Yvette Alicia-Reed

Description:

Recognize strategies to inspire great performance and confront issues.

Register: Microsoft Teams Link

Understanding the Employee Disciplinary Process

November 9, 2021

10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Facilitators:

Donna McGee and Kurt Hennemann

Description:

Review UWM’s disciplinary process for all employee categories.

Register: Microsoft Teams Link

Successfully Navigating Ethical Issues

December 1, 2021

10:00 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: Microsoft Teams Link


Creating Conditions that Motivate

January 12, 2022

10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Facilitators:

Tim Danielson and Tony Quintero

Description:

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

Register: Microsoft Teams Link

Understanding Complex Compliance Requirements

February 9, 2022

10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Facilitators:

Kirstin Goetz and Kurt Hennemann

Description:

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

Register: Microsoft Teams Link

Successfully Managing Conflict

March 2, 2022

10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Facilitator:

Dan Krueger

Description:

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

Register: Microsoft Teams Link


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