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April 2021

Hiring Graduate Assistants and Fellows

April 19 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This session is designed to increase participants' understanding of the requirements (eligibility and paperwork), processes, and steps involved in hiring a Graduate Assistant or Pre- or Post-Doc Fellow. The session reviews requirements and paperwork (for GAs and Fellows), discusses and demonstrates ePAF (for GAs), and also discusses and demonstrates the Letter of Appointment (for GAs and Fellows). Pre-registration required in myTraining. A link to Zoom will be sent to registered participants. This class counts toward the Pro3 Human Resources/Payroll Management…

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Inspiring Trust

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The focus of this workshop is on the role of the leader in setting a personal example. Emphasis will be on the leadership competencies of "role model," "integrity," and "humility." At the end of this session, participants will be able to identify the key aspects of integrity and humility and have generated ideas and action items to cultivate these aspects of effective leadership. Pre-registration required in myTraining. A link to Zoom will be sent to registered participants. This is a…

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The Multitasking Mirage—Find Your Focus, Flow, and Finish Line

April 20 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The research is overwhelming—our brains aren’t built for multitasking. When we constantly juggle various cognitive tasks, we experience decreased productivity, impaired cognitive ability, increased stress, and diminished creativity—all of which reduce us to fractions of the effective professionals we are capable of being. Many professionals surrender to a frantic and unfocused workstyle out of the belief that there is no other way. The modern-day workplace simple demands us to function in this manner, right? Wrong. In this course, you will…

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Power of Feedback

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Whenever we respond to another person, we are giving feedback. Feedback may be based on many things. It may take many forms. And only some feedback is useful. Providing clear, timely, meaningful feedback improves employee performance. It avoids attacks, judgments, and name-calling, and it uses reinforcement to point out positive behavior that can be repeated or redirection when an employee is not contributing toward the organization's goals. In this course, participants will learn how to deliver effective feedback about job…

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Cultivating Judgment: Critical thinking skills for complex work environments

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Things change rapidly and continually at work which requires us to address unanticipated, uncertain, time-pressured and complex problems and decisions. In this session we will consider how critical thinking, along with self-awareness and understanding of the mental shortcuts we often, and unknowingly, take can be integrated into a process to help cultivate good judgment. Pre-registration required in myTraining. A link to Zoom will be sent to registered participants. This class counts toward the Managing at UF: The Supervisory Challenge, Thrive@UF,…

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Enterprise Analytics – Analysis Studio Quick Start Workshop

April 22 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The “Analysis Studio Quick Start Workshop" Is intended for experienced PowerPlay (FIT Cube) users. The workshop will focus on providing students with a fast-paced overview of the new Analysis Studio interface and how to complete basic tasks such as searching for data, adding data to the report layout, creating new views and running drill-through reports. A portion of the workshop will be dedicated to providing students time to recreate their personal FIT Cube views with the new Analysis Studio interface…

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Accountability in Workplace

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Participants will define "accountability" as a leadership competency and explore ways to incorporate accountability in their interactions with employees. The overall objective of the workshop is to identify ways to positively impact performance and work culture to get great results. Pre-registration required in myTraining. A link to Zoom will be sent to registered participants. This is a program of the Managing at UF: The Supervisory Challenge.

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Powerful Public Speaking

April 27 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Have you ever been in a meeting or making a presentation and wished you had prepared more fully? Has stage fright ever had an impact on your effectiveness? This program can help! Attend this program and learn how to: Reduce stage fright; Deliver with professionalism; and Apply the basics of public speaking by focusing on situation, purpose, audience, and methods. Pre-registration required in myTraining. A link to Zoom will be sent to registered participants. This class counts toward the Thrive@UF,…

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Fraud Awareness Training

April 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This course is intended for anyone with tier 1, 2, or 3 fiscal responsibility. The course will define fraud, discuss the different types, and differentiate between theft and fraud. This course will also cover the types of fraud that occur most frequently at UF and outline the strategies for preventing, detecting, and reporting fraud. Pre-registration required in myTraining. A link to Zoom will be sent to registered participants. This class counts toward the Pro3 Fiscal Management certification.

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Developing your Emotional Intelligence for Workplace Effectiveness

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Interacting with people is a large part of our jobs and how we use our emotions and react to others affects our performance. Explore ways to understand your own emotions and how to perceive the emotions of others. Find ways to strengthen relationships, build networks and find common ground. Generate ideas and “next steps” for leveraging your emotional intelligence in the workplace for improved effectiveness. Pre-registration required in myTraining. A link to Zoom will be sent to registered participants. This…

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