Professional Effectiveness

Create a Professional Development Plan

Facilitators: Tara Messier
Target Audience: Individuals wishing to develop personal professional development plans
Time Allotted: 1.5 hours
PeopleSoft Course Number: HRS012

Overall Objectives: This small, interactive session will provide a framework and tools for developing a personalized professional development plan that utilizes internal and external resources. Participants will also discuss ways to advocate for their own development within their departments.

Learning Outcomes

Register for this class through the Request Training Enrollment link in PeopleSoft HR Self Service.


Effective Email Management

Facilitators: Brett Neal
Target Audience: Anyone who wants to better manage their e-mail inbox
Time Allotted: 2 hours
PeopleSoft Course Number: COM004

Overall Objectives: Take back your time spent in e-mail. Become more effective with handling e-mail. Learn habits that will help you empty your e-mail inbox, spend less time in your e-mail, and more time doing more important things.

Learning Outcomes:

Register for this class through the Request Training Enrollment link in PeopleSoft HR Self Service.


Effective Time Management

Facilitators: Stephen Lunna
Target Audience: Individuals willing to persevere at the challenge of being more effective with their use of time
Time Allotted: 2 hours
PeopleSoft Course Number: TIM001

Overall Objectives: Help participants think through their work day and identify ways to use time more wisely. Communicate unchanging principles related to the effective management of time while sharing practical ideas to help individuals become more efficient and effective.

Learning Outcomes:

Register for this class through the Request Training Enrollment link in PeopleSoft HR Self Service.


Emotional Intelligence – Introduction

Facilitators: Joel Shapiro
Target Audience: All staff
Time Allotted: 2 hours
PeopleSoft Course Number: COM012

Overall Objectives: This workshop will provide an introduction to the core concepts of emotional intelligence and how it can be used to improve work performance and leadership skills. Additionally, ways to arrange for a full personal assessment and consultation at UVM, including cost, will be explained.

Learning Outcomes:

Register for this class through the Request Training Enrollment link in PeopleSoft HR Self Service.


Retirement Savings Plan Information Session

Facilitators: Holly Zanes
Target Audience: Benefits-eligible faculty and staff who are not yet participating in a UVM Retirement Savings Plan.
Time Allotted: 2 hours
PeopleSoft Course Number: BEN016

Overall Objectives: Attendees will learn about the UVM Retirement plan and its design as well as general concepts about investment options associated with the plan. Participants will be better prepared to make informed investment choices with one or more of our retirement vendors.

Learning Outcomes:

Register for this class through the Request Training Enrollment link in PeopleSoft HR Self Service.


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