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Spotlight on Leadership: Mastering Conflict through Self-Awareness

By on October 4, 2017

Self-awareness is a crucial piece of conflict management. In those moments when stakes are high, opinions differ and emotions are at full play, being aware of and knowing yourself can make the difference between resolution and escalation.

myTraining introduces improved registration, streamlined features

By on September 7, 2017

Beginning Sept. 18, the University of Florida and UF Health Shands will be using an upgraded version of the myTraining system with improved registration options and streamlined appearance for faculty and staff use.

Introducing Thrive @ UF

By on August 2, 2017

Thrive @ UF is a professional development program designed with a focus on core skills. Whether you are beginning your career or an established professional, this certificate program gives all employees at the University of Florida the opportunity to build professional skills and maximize performance.

Fall Training registration opens Aug. 7

By on August 2, 2017

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Spotlight on Leadership: Team Communication

By on July 12, 2017

This month’s Spotlight on Leadership features an infographic on team communication. Learn about the connection between communication and successful project management as well as strategies leaders can take to foster strong team communication.

Participate in Managers-Only Cohort to complete Supervisory Challenge with peer UF leaders

By on July 12, 2017

If you are a manager, you have 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.

Spotlight on Leadership: Transparency

By on June 7, 2017

This episode of Reflections on Leadership explores the influence effective and ineffective transparency can have on working relationships. It also presents seven strategies leaders can use to create a culture of transparency.

Employee Education Program accepting applications for the summer semester

By on June 7, 2017

The Employee Education Program provides eligible faculty and staff with tuition assistance.

GBAS Mentoring Program now accepting applications

By on May 3, 2017

Join the GBAS Mentoring Program and expand your network and skill set with other campus professionals ("Campus Pros"). As part of the program, you will participate in a community of practice, build your network and connect with others doing similar work.

UF Training and Organizational Development summer registration open!

By on April 5, 2017

Make time this summer to invest in your own professional development. Take advantage of opportunities to improve your leadership, knowledge of UF business systems and processes, or communication skills. You can also earn certifications in these areas through our Managing at UF, Business Communications, or Pro3 certifications. As always, UF T&OD’s full range of online courses is available anytime.

Apply for 2017-18 UF Leadership Development programs by May 1

By on April 5, 2017

A call for applications for the 2017-18 UF Leadership Development programs sponsored by UF Training and Organizational Development and the Office of Human Resource Services is now underway, with an application deadline of May 1.

Employee Education Program accepting applications for the summer semester

By on March 1, 2017

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

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.