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 and personalized session will provide the opportunity to develop a professional development plan utilizing internal and external resources. Participants will also discuss ways to advocate for their own development within their departments. Note: Completion of pre-work is required prior to attending this course. Information will be sent upon registration.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the components of a professional development plan
  • Develop a personalized plan for professional development
  • Advocate for your own development with your supervisor
  • 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: Megan Boucher and 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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