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UF Training & Organizational Development launches Leadership@UF website

By on February 1, 2017

UF Training & Organizational Development (T&OD) has introduced a new website to support leadership development at the University of Florida.

Register today for GBAS Spring Workshop

By on January 11, 2017

The GBAS workshop will provide a hands-on experience using tools for analytical problem solving and decision making.

Registration for spring personal and professional development training courses now underway

By on December 7, 2016

Improve your skills. Get better results. Help your team and UF make a positive difference. UF Training & Organizational Development is committed to helping faculty, staff and teams at UF improve their performance, achieve their goals and make an impact.

Applications to participate in Research Administration & Financials Training Level One Cohort due Dec. 9

By on December 7, 2016

UF’s Division of Sponsored Programs and Contracts & Grants will once again offer a professional development series that provides research administrators throughout the university with “a lifeline” to the research community.

Employee Education Program accepting applications for the spring semester

By on December 7, 2016

The Employee Education Program, or EEP, enables full-time UF Academic Personnel, TEAMS employees, and USPS employees who have been employed in good standing for at least six months to receive tuition assistance for up to six credit hours of instruction per semester at the state university closest to their work location.

New strategic communications academy coming this spring Applications are due Nov. 30

By on October 6, 2016

Communication skills are fundamental to building credibility, establishing prominence and creating effective collaborations. With this in mind, the UF College of Journalism and Communications and UF Training & Organizational Development are introducing a new professional development program that will provide participants a unique opportunity to elevate their strategic thinking and communication skills.

Spotlight on Leadership: Six Effective Leadership Styles

By on October 6, 2016

In this podcast episode, listeners will learn one of the primary roles they have as leaders. It may come as a surprise to many that this role is one of creating emotional resonance within the workplace through choosing a leadership style to align with given situations.

Deadline for Higher Education Opportunity scholarship applications is Nov. 1

By on October 6, 2016

A new, improved online application process takes effect this fall.

Spotlight on Leadership: WRAPping Your Decisions

By on September 6, 2016

While collecting reliable data is an important part of decision-making, a leader’s judgment is evaluated just as much by the way s/he approaches decisions and follows a process for considering the elements at play. Listen to this month's featured podcast to learn more.

Tuition Exchange Scholarship Program offers possibility of more affordable higher education

By on September 6, 2016

The Tuition Exchange Scholarship Program (TEP) provides the opportunity for dependent children of the University of Florida’s full-time employees (excluding OPS employees) to attend a participating Tuition Exchange college or university at a significantly reduced tuition rate.

Registration open for UF Training & Organizational Development’s fall roster of courses

By on August 2, 2016

UF Training & Organizational Development provides a range of personal and professional development opportunities to help faculty and staff improve their effectiveness, achieve their goals and make a positive impact. Faculty and staff can take courses to earn certifications in several areas of professional development through the Managing at UF, Business Communications or Pro3 certifications.

Participation in 2015-16 training programs reflects university’s commitment to professional development

By on August 2, 2016

The University of Florida is committed to providing UF faculty and staff with the professional development opportunities they need to continue and elevate their excellence. In the past fiscal year alone, a total of 136,057 training completions were recorded for UF T&OD-sponsored workshops.

Spotlight on Leadership: Mindbugs

By on August 2, 2016

In the “Outsmarting Mindbugs” podcast episode, you will learn about sneaky critters that lurk in our subconscious called “mindbugs.” These are hidden biases that can impact the organizations we lead.

Applications to participate in UF’s Research Administration & Financials Training (RAFT) Level One Cohort due Aug. 19

By on August 2, 2016

UF’s Division of Sponsored Programs and Contracts & Grants will once again offer a professional development series that provides research administrators throughout the university with “a lifeline” to the research community. Designed for research administrators with one year or less

Managers Cohort provides forum to discuss leadership and management issues while completing coursework

By on July 6, 2016

The Managers Cohort provides UF supervisors a unique opportunity to complete the “Managing at UF: The Supervisory Challenge” certificate with a cohort of peers. Participating in the cohort can provide managers with a forum in which to discuss issues related to leadership and management with like-minded leaders on campus.

Guide provides “roadmap” to effective hiring practices at UF

By on July 6, 2016

The Roadmap to Effective Hiring guide provides hiring managers a breakdown of the recruitment process to help find the best-fit candidate for the opening. Learn the steps involved with preplanning, advertising the job, managing applications, interviewing candidates, making an offer, hiring the employee and tips for successful onboarding.

UF CIO Elias Eldayrie shared insights on leadership at June GBAS event

By on July 6, 2016

On June 16, the Gator Business Administrator Services (GBAS) program hosted Elias Eldayrie, vice president and chief information officer, who shared his perspectives on the power of influence in leadership, including how leadership is about people.

Employee Education Program accepting applications for Summer B semester

By on June 1, 2016

A popular benefit available to eligible UF faculty and staff, the Employee Education Program provides tuition assistance for up to six credit hours of eligible college-level courses per semester. During the summer, a combined total of six credits taken during semesters A, B, and C may be covered by the EEP.

Spotlight on Leadership: Team Goals

By on June 1, 2016

Most leaders acknowledge that setting and achieving goals are fundamental to team success. Yet only a small percentage of teams actually set, focus on, and achieve their goals.