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Employee Education Program provides new possibilities for UF faculty and staff

By on February 6, 2018

An EEP information workshop will be held on Thursday, Feb. 22, designed for employees attending Santa Fe College with program requirements, eligibility information and application procedures associated with participation in the EEP.

Strategic Communications Academy celebrates first graduates

By on February 6, 2018

On Dec. 7, after a series of dynamic TED-style presentations and poster sessions featuring various strategic communications campaigns, the first cohort of the Strategic Communications Academy for UF Leaders and Scholars graduated.

Check out the new Learn and Grow website

By on January 10, 2018

Have you visited UFHR’s new “Learn and Grow” website? On the revamped site, you’ll find tools and resources including all available course listings (under “Courses & Registration”) and the Toolkit Resource Center (formerly the “myUFL Toolkits”), which includes Financial, HR, Enterprise Reporting, Leadership and several other toolkits.

Gator Business Administrator Services (GBAS) fall institute focused on civility, inclusion

By on January 10, 2018

“Respect Works Here” was the theme for the most recent Gator Business Administrator Services (GBAS) Institute, held at Emerson Alumni Hall in November. The event was kicked off by UFHR Vice President Jodi Gentry, who spoke about the importance of developing skills to facilitate and promote civil conversations in the workplace.

Thinking about retirement? FLARE spring workshops can help

By on January 10, 2018

UF’s Financial Literacy and Retirement Education (FLARE) workshops are here to guide you on your journey toward the best possible retirement. This spring you can learn more about Medicare, Social Security and the Florida Retirement System, as well as sharpen your investment skills.

Strategic Communications Academy applications due Dec. 15

By on December 6, 2017

The Strategic Communications Academy for UF Leaders & Scholars offers an opportunity to elevate your strategic thinking, communication skills and professional impact.

Need help navigating Enterprise Reporting?

By on December 6, 2017

UFIT, in partnership with Training & Organizational Development, has launched a new online course, Enterprise Reporting Analytics (ERA100).

Strategic Communications Academy prepares leaders to be more effective advocates

By on November 1, 2017

Designed for faculty and staff in leadership positions or for thought leaders in their fields of study, the eight-month program helps participants improve their professional performance by using evidence-based communications strategies rooted in psychology, sociology, neuroscience, political science and communications science.

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.