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September 2017

Building Trust

Friday, September 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course Number: PD0004 Trust is an essential component of successful relationships both at work and in one’s personal life. By establishing yourself as a person in whom others can put their trust, you can position yourself for greater personal happiness and professional success. Earning trust can take time and is not always easy, however. This workshop will describe several practices that help people build personal trust and credibility. Workshop Objectives: Describe trust as a long-term strategy Identify the difference between trust…

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Paying Off Debt While Building Wealth

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Course Number: WL0013 In difficult economic times, many people are struggling to just keep up with monthly bills, let alone make progress on debt repayment. What suffers most is contributing to savings and investing goals. This session will focus on developing financial plans and strategies to address the dual goals of having a plan for paying off debt, while also contributing to building personal wealth. This session covers the basics (or essentials) of each area and describes practical techniques that…

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Valuable Presentation Skills

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Wednesday, repeating until September 20, 2017

1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: IC1300 NOTE: This class is a prerequisite for Train the Trainer Imagine delivering a presentation with ease, success, and enjoyment. Yes, but... Where do you begin? How do you clearly communicate your message? How can you address nervousness? This course provides practical tools to handle these questions and many others. Upon completing this program, participants will be able to prepare a presentation by identifying clear goals and objectives, research and organize content effectively; gain tools to effectively interact with an audience;…

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Training

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1501-C, 104 Airport Drive, Room 1501-C
Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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Course Number: HR2800 This session is designed to provide an overview of the ADA and ADAAA. It will also help remove negative stereotypes regarding employees with disabilities and separate ADA myths from facts. It highlights the need for us to appreciate the Ability in disability. This course will also increase awareness of the University’s Reasonable Accommodations in Employment Policy, and familiarize employees and supervisors with both their responsibilities and available resources. All UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and staff are invited to register for…

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Communication Essentials

Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: IC1700 Communication is part of your everyday life, yet the chances are that you have never examined what makes communication more or less effective. From practical conversations with co-workers to how you present yourself to supervisors and customers, learning communication skills is essential to succeeding in the workplace. This class will provide an introduction to key fundamental skills and attitudes that enable you to stay in dialogue even when it is challenging. You will improve your skills at…

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Administering Military Leave

Monday, September 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: WL0002 This course trains departmental HR representatives how to successfully manage and administer Military Leave. Participants will learn the following: What documentation and system actions are required for Military Leave How unpaid Military Leave impacts benefits continuation, and How to calculate and process military differential pay All UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and staff are invited to register for and attend the various courses offered by the Office of Human Resources Organization and Professional Development team. View all September courses Visit the…

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Valuable Presentation Skills

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Wednesday, repeating until September 20, 2017

1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: IC1300 NOTE: This class is a prerequisite for Train the Trainer Imagine delivering a presentation with ease, success, and enjoyment. Yes, but... Where do you begin? How do you clearly communicate your message? How can you address nervousness? This course provides practical tools to handle these questions and many others. Upon completing this program, participants will be able to prepare a presentation by identifying clear goals and objectives, research and organize content effectively; gain tools to effectively interact with an audience;…

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Introduction to Postdoc Human Resources

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
1501-C, 104 Airport Drive, Room 1501-C
Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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Course Number: HR4300 This class is designed for HR Representatives and Faculty Mentors in departments with postdoctoral scholars. This program goes over the recruitment and hiring process for Postdoctoral employees as well as basic human resources issues surrounding these employees. Discussion will center on new hire and onboarding requirements, postdoc benefits, employee relations concern, general best practices for postdoc HR issues, recent changes to postdoctoral policies, and other services provided by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. All UNC-Chapel Hill faculty…

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Business Writing Essentials

Thursday, September 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: BE1000 Does your business writing convey your ideas in a concise and professional manner? When you need to write a business document, do you draw a blank on how to start? Have you ever sent a business email that was misinterpreted by the receiver? Join us in this interactive class, where you will review the fundamental processes of writing, from the planning phase to writing drafts and editing the text. You will learn tips for proofreading and formatting…

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How to Deal with a Difficult Person

Friday, September 22, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: PD0006 At one time or another, we have all dealt with a difficult person. Whether they are hard to communicate with, acting defensive or just handling a situation inappropriately, interactions with difficult people can affect our confidence, mood and focus. Learning to recognize and cope with common difficult behaviors in ourselves and others can help make difficult encounters much more manageable. Workshop Objectives: Identify common “difficult” behaviors Describe what motivates most difficult behaviors Identify distinctions between passive, aggressive…

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