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Leading with Courage

Leading with Courage: What does it mean to have courage in leadership? Every day leaders are faced with situations that demand varying levels of courage to make the right decisions and to act boldly for the greater good. This course explores five choices we can make as leaders that create productive and healthy work environments. […]

Cultivating Judgment: Critical thinking skills for complex work environments

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 […]

HR 101 for Beginners: What Everyone Needs to Know about Human Resources

This course provides a practical introduction and guide to fair and legal employment practices at UF. This course is ideal for individuals interested in human resources, serving in supervisory positions, or interested in becoming a supervisor. This course folds in the most pertinent laws and policies involving basic human resource practices and impacting our employees. […]

Inclusive Leadership

We know that leaders have a significant impact on creating a culture of inclusiveness within a team or department. In this session, we will explore the foundational elements of inclusive leadership. What does it look like? How does the leader cultivate her or his own inclusiveness and, even more important, create a team environment where […]

Interviewing and Hiring

The hiring process does not have to be a guessing game or a legal mine field--and this session is designed to show why and how. It seeks to help you take the uncertainty out of the hiring process. Through group participation, interactive exercises, and a video presentation, this workshop will show you how to take […]

Leveraging Emotional Intelligence for Effective Leadership

Participants will define Emotional Intelligence (EI) as a leadership and management competency, building upon a model for emotional and social competency. At the end of this session, participants will be able to identify how emotional intelligence affects leadership and will have generated ideas and next steps to leverage their emotional intelligence in the workplace for […]

The New Manager

Being a new manager has its challenges--whether it's a result of being new to a work unit, shifting from peer to supervisor, or just being new to management in general. Attend this workshop to learn how to manage that transition successfully.The workshop also will provide a useful framework for establishing your role as a UF […]

Fraud Awareness Training

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 […]

Managing Hidden Biases that Affect the Hiring Process

This course is designed for faculty and staff who hire new employees. Explore unconscious bias and how it affects the recruitment and hiring process. You will learn recruitment strategies to expand your applicant pool and ways to improve your resume review and interviewing process. You will expand the talent on your team when you apply […]

Planning/Priorities/Delegation

"It takes too much time to plan--besides, I've been successful so far without planning." "Everything I have to do is important." Sound familiar? In today's work environment, supervisors often are bombarded with simply too much to do. And, while it is true that we don't have enough time to do it all--it is equally true […]