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Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

March 2019

Performance Management & Disciplinary Processes for SHRA Employees (3-Day Course)

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: HR2500 Performance Management and Disciplinary Process course is a 3-day class that explores the new SHRA Performance Management System, the SHRA Disciplinary Process, as well as, the SHRA Grievance Process.  In addition to learning all aspects of the policies, participants will practice setting work expectations and individual goal creation, as well as analyzing and discussing multiple case studies.  This course is designed for employees that manage SHRA employees and those preparing to take the next step into management.…

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Let’s Talk TSERS (Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System)

Thursday, March 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: WL1311 This half-day retirement workshop provides information on when employees are eligible to retire, how to calculate their payment and what other benefits are available in retirement. This workshop is ideal for employees who are considering retirement and want to explore their options. A member of the Social Security Administration Office of Communications team will cover all you need to know about your future Social Security benefits. All UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and staff are invited to register for and…

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Performance Management & Disciplinary Processes for SHRA Employees (3-Day Course)

Friday, March 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 8:00am, repeating until March 22, 2019

AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: HR2500 Performance Management and Disciplinary Process course is a 3-day class that explores the new SHRA Performance Management System, the SHRA Disciplinary Process, as well as, the SHRA Grievance Process.  In addition to learning all aspects of the policies, participants will practice setting work expectations and individual goal creation, as well as analyzing and discussing multiple case studies.  This course is designed for employees that manage SHRA employees and those preparing to take the next step into management.…

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Overcoming Team Dysfunctions

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: LD2000 Note: The class is appropriate for team leaders, team members, and whole teams. Comprised of individuals brought together for a specific purpose, teams face a variety of challenges. How does your team perform Is it prepared to invest the time and energy required to be a successful team Great teams don t happen by accident; they take form through good intentions, deliberate effort and persistent collaboration. Fully functional teams develop trust, manage conflict, generate commitment, instill accountability and…

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Mindfulness: Being Present in Your Work and Life

Thursday, March 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: WL0038 The idea of mindfulness or being mindful is complete engagement in the present moment. It is a state where you are not thinking, reflecting, judging or deciding, but are instead simply experiencing the things currently in your available experience. In many ways people are largely unaware of our present moment, and often operate on “auto-pilot” to some degree. The auto-pilot mode is our default mode of operation. Even when we find ourselves in a pleasurable quiet moment we…

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April 2019

Coaching Skills

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: LD0500 Coaching is a way of helping others learn how to help themselves to achieve results, by deepening their learning and improving their performance. Although anyone may attend, the course will focus on the manager’s support of employee development without removing the employee’s responsibility to help themselves and be held accountable. Coaching emphasizes building strengths and minimizing weaknesses; adversity is reframed as a challenge. Participants will gain a working understanding of coaching, learn key coaching skills, enhance self-awareness and…

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Managing Projects Successfully (2-Day Course)

Monday, April 8, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: PM0200 Designed to improve proficiency in planning, scheduling, budgeting, and controlling projects, this course distinguishes itself from other project management curriculums by addressing project management realities often overlooked:  the critical skills of leadership, communication and team-building.  This multidisciplinary approach to managing projects provides a breadth of knowledge and skill that helps participants become efficient and effective project managers. At the end of the session participants will be able to define the characteristics of a successful project and describe the…

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Managing Projects Successfully (2-Day Course)

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until April 9, 2019

AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: PM0200 Designed to improve proficiency in planning, scheduling, budgeting, and controlling projects, this course distinguishes itself from other project management curriculums by addressing project management realities often overlooked:  the critical skills of leadership, communication and team-building.  This multidisciplinary approach to managing projects provides a breadth of knowledge and skill that helps participants become efficient and effective project managers. At the end of the session participants will be able to define the characteristics of a successful project and describe the…

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Moving From Peer to Manager

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: SM5100 When you are a peer and have a good relationship with your co-workers, everything can move along and peak performance can be attained. However, when one peer gets tapped to be the manager or supervisor, all relationships must change. Transitions like this are challenging in ideal situations, but making changes within reporting relationships, even when the change is anticipated, can test a team’s flexibility. Participants will learn about the process of moving from peer to manager and…

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Navigating the FMLA

Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: WL0017 This training will provide an overview of the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the University’s own FMLA policy and practices. Participants will learn how to recognize an employee’s need for FMLA leave, how to talk to them about FMLA leave, and when to direct them to OHR Benefits & Leave Administration for guidance. Participants will gain an understanding of the employee’s, departments, and Leave Administration’s roles and responsibilities throughout the FMLA leave process. Intended Audience: Managers,…

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Emotional Intelligence

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: PD0016 Implementing discipline over our emotional life is difficult and requires lifelong practice. Being able to choose to act or respond in a particular manner is preferable to re-acting on a consistent basis, yet it is difficult. Enhancing emotional intelligence improves our ability to master our emotional functioning. High emotional intelligence can improve our communications with all others, enhance our perception of satisfaction with ourselves and our lives and increase our productiveness overall. Workshop Objectives: Describe the difference between…

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Effective Decision Making

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: SM0200 Every action you take (or avoid) is the consequence of a decision; yet the process for arriving at the decision is often not well understood. The end result may be evaluated more than the process of how it was reached, which leaves us unable to change the outcome in the future. In this class you will explore formal decision making processes, as well as the obstacles and biases that can impede your ability to think more clearly. The…

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Introduction to Situational Leadership

Thursday, April 25, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: SM5600 Sometimes leaders feel like they are speaking a different language than those they are leading. Situational Leadership II®, as developed by Kenneth Blanchard, provides a common language for managers and employees. Learning how to align goals and diagnose development levels will provide information for leaders to adapt their leadership styles. Partnering for performance will help teams and individuals to grow and become competent and committed contributors.

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May 2019

Change Management

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: SM4301 When you are faced with change in the workplace, do you reflexively see it as a negative to avoid or as a challenge to be met? What strategies could you use to help find the opportunities that are hidden within change situations? The subtitle of this interactive workshop is “Thriving in Changing Times.” We will look at our assumptions about change in the workplace and will learn specific approaches to help us thrive in a changing environment. Through…

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Planning for Parental Leave

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: WL2680 UNC – Chapel Hill provides faculty and staff who become parents, by either birth or adoption or foster-care placement of a minor child, with leave to allow for the healthy recovery of the primary caregiver, bonding with the adopted child, and/or a period of family adjustment. This workshop provides an overview of the parental leave process and addresses frequently asked questions regarding maternity and paternity leave such as, “How does FMLA work?”, “When and how do I apply…

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Balancing Work and Life

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: WL0031 Using the philosophy that “those who are happy at home perform better on the job,” this workshop was developed for those who feel burdened with too many responsibilities and without enough time for personal enjoyment. This workshop will help participants explore and define home responsibilities, identify career requirements and prioritize leisure time. The resulting better balance will help achieve more in one’s career and at home. Workshop Objectives: Identify the components of a balanced lifestyle Describe the concept…

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Healthy Lifestyles: Changing the Way You Think About Diet and Exercise

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: WL0035 It seems that every week a new study is published on the best way to control weight and increase fitness through changes in diet and exercise. It can be tough staying on top of the latest recommendations, especially when the studies sometimes seem to contradict one another! This workshop provides an overview of safe and effective strategies to improve overall fitness through manageable changes in diet and exercise. Of course, before beginning any changes in diet and exercise,…

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Eating Healthy on a Budget

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: WL0034 Don’t let the idea that healthy food is expensive keep you from eating a balanced diet. Take time to learn strategies to enjoy healthy, nutritious foods while staying in your budget. Workshop Objectives: Identify barriers in your life that may prevent you from purchasing nutritious foods Understand ways to increase the servings of fruits and vegetables in your diet Strategize meal preparation to ensure meals come together quickly during the busy week Limit food waste All UNC-Chapel Hill…

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Overcoming Your Distorted Negative Thinking

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: WL0039 Do you let negative thoughts impact your whole day? Maybe you had thoughts like, “I’m such a jerk,” or, “All we do is fight”, after fighting with a significant other. Statements like these are common reactions to scenarios in our lives, but they are inaccurate and distort the way we see ourselves and the world around us. This session will examine the 10 Cognitive Distortions and how they affect our mood and create faulty beliefs. Through examining these…

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June 2019

Customer Service Skills

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: BE2000 Effective customer service, both external and internal, is critical to the success of the University. UNC customers include internal and external faculty and staff, students, parents, alumni, and community partners. This program introduces skills needed to enhance customer relations, deliver top quality service, handle difficult customers, and say “no” without inflaming the customer. As a result of this seminar, you will be able to recognize the importance of customer service in retaining customers as well as in building…

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Building Mental Fitness for Optimal Brain Power

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: WL0032 For a long time, the scientific community believed we were born with a certain number of brain cells and neural pathways and that, once damaged, they could not be repaired. In reality, our brains are much more flexible. Depending on our lifestyle, we can weaken or destroy connections, or create new, stronger ones. Engaging regularly in certain behaviors and activities, like physical exercise, addressing mental health issues, meditation, and learning a new language or musical instrument, support new…

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Influence and Motivation

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: SM5700 Learning how to ethically influence colleagues in the workplace is an essential leadership skill, regardless of your job title. Influence can be used to communicate a vision, align workers’ efforts, and build commitment. Your position in the organization may not be enough to rely on, and external motivators may not be effective in the long run. Attempts at influence can become a learning experience for you and others. This interactive workshop will help you clarify the influence tactics…

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How to Deal with a Difficult Person

Thursday, June 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
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 and…

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Conflict Management Skills for the Workplace

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: IC0800 Conflict can be a source of anxiety and pain or an opportunity for growth and development. The management of conflict (not its avoidance) is absolutely essential for innovation, diversity, healthy team performance, and organizational effectiveness. This interactive class presents a variety of skills and approaches that can be used in different situations where conflicts arise. These skills are appropriate for addressing issues between peers, between managers and direct reports, and with customers. You will identify behavioral styles, perceptions,…

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Communication Essentials

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
AOB 1501-A, 104 Airport Drive
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 clarifying…

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