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

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 […]

Powerful Public Speaking

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Course and Academic Room Scheduling

This Pro3 workshop will introduce key concepts surrounding course scheduling at the University of Florida. In this session, the schedule calendar will be discussed and an overview of relevant web screens will be provided. Additionally, participants will learn how to schedule classroom space, the final exam requirement, and instructors. Use of web-based templates also will […]

UF Leave Policy

Designed for payroll processors, department administrators, and supervisors, this session provides an in-depth review of UF leave policy and facilitates a better understanding or FMLA and extended leaves of absence. For anyone who interacts with the myUFL Time and Labor module and/or manages time-worked and leave, this session is for you! Leave Policy is part […]

Leading a Team

Effective managers create and cultivate collaboration and teamwork in order for their unit to reach its full potential. In this session, we will discuss tactics managers can use to build a collaborative team. Specifically, we will look at team development from a manager perspective and how to facilitate decisions that everyone can commit to by […]

Managing Up

Supervisors are expected to manage their employees. However, has it occurred to you that you have the power to influence the way you interact with your boss and “manage up?” The relationship you have with your supervisor impacts you in many ways including work/life integration, productivity, professional development, promotion, and your own well-being. Managing up […]