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Cultivating an Abundance Mindset

How can one cultivate a mindset of positivity and compassion in the workplace? The answer is to cultivate an abundance mindset. During this course, participants will: Distinguish between the Abundance and Scarcity mindsets; Evaluate how each mindset affects us both generally and in the workplace; and Develop a plan to move out of scarcity mindset […]

Thinking Strategically

"Thinking Strategically: Using Vision, Purpose, and Goals to Get Results" is a workshop for managers who want to learn ways to think more strategically in order to achieve team goals. During this session, participants will learn about the importance of having and articulating a clear vision and purpose for the team. Additionally, participants will learn […]

Conversations for a Culture of Belonging

Do you engage with your colleagues in a way that brings out their best? Does your team collaborate in a way that combines the unique talents and abilities of each member to achieve big goals? In this discussion-based course, you will discover specific behaviors and strategies proven to increase engagement, innovation, and productivity in the […]

Accountability in the Workplace

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 […]

Threat Evaluation and Reporting Workshop

The Threat Evaluation and Reporting Overview (TERO) is a three-hour introductory training focusing on a behavioral approach to violence prevention. The TERO raises awareness about the risk factors, triggers and stressors, and warning behaviors that could impact a person's decision to commit an act of targeted violence. Further, it outlines the mitigating factors that could […]

Making Meetings Work

How many meetings have you attended or conducted where they just seemed like wasted time? Well, no more! Attend this workshop to learn techniques for planning and facilitating effective meetings. This workshop counts as an elective in the Supervisory Challenge certificate program. Pre-registration required in myTraining. A link to Zoom will be sent to registered […]

Fundamentals of Hiring and Paying International Visitors and Employees

This workshop is designed to increase administrative staff members' knowledge of the overview process of hiring and paying foreign nationals. The session will review key concepts such as identifying UF offices involved in the process, determining how to pay a foreign national based on purpose, guidelines for each visa, and assembling the tax package and […]

Procurement Policy – Procurement 101

Purchasing 101 is an introduction and overview of the purchasing policies, regulations and statutes that govern purchasing at the University. This workshop is for requisition initiators and department approvers who work with requisitions and purchase orders. Topics covered include elements of a good quote, dollar levels for verbal and written quotes, definitions of public solicitations […]

Strategies for Advocating Your Needs in the Workplace

Virtual Event

After launching our Neurodiversity in the Workplace course in 2023, we have received one question in our course feedback more than any other: “How do we continue this conversation?” We aim to continue the conversation with our Keeping Growing: Neurodiversity Webinars in 2024. During these webinars, we will delve deeper into neurodiversity-related topics within the workplace at […]

Transforming Conflict

Conflict is part of our daily lives and can undermine our success unless we get better at using it effectively. As surprising as this might sound, we want conflict in the workplace; but it has to be the right kind of conflict. In this class you will learn how to build your conflict competence/fitness to […]

Communicate Assertively

Assertiveness is a skill you can acquire, not a personality trait that some people are born with and others are not. When we communicate assertively, we express our feelings, thoughts, and wishes--standing up for our legitimate rights without violating the rights of others. In this workshop, you'll learn to: Distinguish between assertive, aggressive, and non-assertive […]

The New Manager

Being a new manager has its challenges--whether it is 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 […]