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The Color of Money

The University of Florida is a complex place with various funding sources. This workshop will introduce UF's sources of funds along with the accompanying rules, or directives, that govern how each type of moneys may be spent. Participants will learn about "allowable expenditures" for each funding source and have a chance to practice applying the […]

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 […]

Power Writing

Make your writing fast, fun, and fabulous! Come to Power Writing and learn how to design power-packed documents that your readers will actually enjoy. In this class we will focus on preparing professional business documents discuss, including a review of grammar, tone, stressing the positive, saying "no" gently, and doing a little more than you […]

Procurement 102 – Service Contracts

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. Pre-registration required in myTraining. A […]

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

Go beyond the buzzword to learn about the myths and realities of what mindfulness is and what it isn’t. We’ll explore the distinction between mindfulness and meditation, the neuroscience behind mindfulness, the benefits of practicing mindfulness in the workplace and how you can incorporate micro-practices into your day. We’ll conclude with a brief experiential meditation […]

Inspiring Trust

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 […]

Compassionate Communication

What is your “why”? What motivates you in your professional life? What future do you wish to create during your career? This course will help you leverage the power of storytelling to tap into your passions and purpose and unleash your best work performance. Your story is important and meaningful. By reflecting on your experiences […]

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 […]