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Procurement 102 – Service Contracts

Course Description: Procurement 102 is an introduction to working with Contracts for Services – learn what a good Statements of Work is, who can sign the agreement, legal requirements that Procurement reviews for and tips for successful contract management. This class is for UF staff and faculty who need to purchase services.

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 […]

Accountability in 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. This is a program of the Managing at UF: The Supervisory […]

Grammar Game

Can business grammar be fun? Absolutely. This fast-paced and interactive class is designed to help you catch common grammar mistakes that can hurt your professional image and your credibility. During this course, participants will explore those essential grammar rules that every professional must know such as: - Subject/verb agreement - Who vs. whom; me vs. […]

Developing your Emotional Intelligence for Workplace Effectiveness

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 […]

Immigration 101: F-1 Student Regulations

In this session, you will gain practical knowledge of immigration requirements and terminology related to assisting international students in attaining and maintaining legal status in the U.S. You will also develop working knowledge of the assistance and guidance available through the UF International Center. Specific objectives of the class include: Learning important terminology (F1, 1-20, […]

Coaching for Success

Coaching is a dynamic, "face-to-face" leadership style! This session will give you practical tips on how to use this style to be a coach and to become a better manager. This interactive session introduces practical ideas and techniques that you can put into practice immediately. During the program, you will review and discuss: The five […]

Mastering the Challenge of Managing Employees

"Bill's work is not up to speed, but I'm afraid he's going to get angry if I tell him." "Mary does good work . . . when she actually comes to work." "The problem with Joe is his attitude." "I just want to fire her!" Employees who are difficult take up a lot of their […]

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 […]

Power of Feedback

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 […]