University of Vermont

Professional Development and Training

2017-09-01_PDT
 
News
 
Professional Development and Training Has Moved! Due to the ongoing renovations in Billings, our offices and classrooms have temporarily relocated to Allen House (on the corner of Main and South Prospect Streets) for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018. We look forward to seeing you in our new space.
 
September Classes - Open Seats
 
We are pleased to announce our 2017/2018 class schedule. As always, new courses will be added throughout the year so check our website often for updates. Registration is now open for the 2017/2018 Supervisory Learning Series too.
 
 
 
 
 
PeopleSoft Course Code: PSU010

Participants will be introduced to UVM’s PeopleSoft Financial and HR Applications and will learn basic terminology and skills such as, navigating in the system, creating favorites for quick access, as well as basic employee and business manager functionality. More »
 
 
 
 
PeopleSoft Course Code: POL008

Develop an understanding of basic legal principles in purchasing contracts. We will explore the importance of (1) having a contract in writing, (2) specific protective language, and (3) following certain procedures, all to protect UVM’s interests and finalize a purchase efficiently. More »
 
 
 
 
 
 
PeopleSoft Course Code: ICP002

Learn about the varieties of Judaism and Jewish holidays and practices, from Rabbi Ira Schiffer, former Associate Chaplain at Middlebury College. Explore and discuss how the campus environment can present challenges to those who identify with this tradition. More »
 
 
 
 
PeopleSoft Course Code: PSH007

Understand University policies and procedures related to time entry and approval for non-exempt employees in PeopleSoft. More »
 
 
 
 
 
 
PeopleSoft Course Code: BEN016

Learn about the UVM Retirement plan and its design as well as general concepts about investment options associated with the plan. More »
 
 
 
 
PeopleSoft Course Code: PSF019

This session is designed to provide a greater understanding of Purchasing policies, procedures, and resource tools to assist your department to purchase goods and/or services successfully, accurately, and efficiently. More »
 
 
 
 
 
 
PeopleSoft Course Code: STU012

Gain valuable information on advertising student employment opportunities for undergraduates with or without work study and graduates with work study. More »
 
Tues. 9/19 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Axiom Financial Reports
 
 
 
PeopleSoft Course Code: CPT072

Become familiar with the different Axiom financial reports available and which are best suited for a given purpose. Learn the basic characteristics and parameters of the Axiom reports. More »
 
 
 
 
 
 
PeopleSoft Course Code: COM031

Explore skills that will allow you to successfully resolve conflict by learning to manage stress, pay attention to feelings being expressed and control emotions and behavior. This session also teaches skills to foster awareness of and respect for differences. More »
 
 
 
 
PeopleSoft Course Code: DEI016

This workshop will review the history of gender inclusive bathrooms at UVM and review the recommendations from the taskforce. Work continues that will result in buildings across campus having changes to restroom assignment. More »
 
 
 
 
 
 
PeopleSoft Course Code: CPT067

Participants must have a basic understanding of sponsored projects, a familiarity with basic and mid-level PeopleSoft (monthly budget reports, journal entries, expense reports, PurCards, Time & Labor) and possess a basic Excel skills. More »
 
Fri. 9/29 9:30 - 11:00 AM
Workforce Planning & Voluntary Separation
 
 
 
PeopleSoft Course Code: LGP007

Learn about the University’s new policy on Voluntary Separation and get important information about discussing voluntary separation and/or retirement with your employees. More »
 
How to Register
 
To register, log into PeopleSoft Human Resources and go to:

Main Menu > Self Service > Learning and Development > Request Training Enrollment

Click Search by Course Number and enter the six digit course code assigned to the class you wish to attend. Click the Session Number that corresponds with the desired date and click Continue, Submit, Yes until you reach the "Save Confirmation" page.

Location information can be found in your Training Summary by going to:

Main Menu > Self Service > Learning and Development > Training Summary

 
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