Workplace Learning & Development

Promoting Employee and Organizational Growth and Development
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American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED

American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED

Workshop Date: 
Thursday 2/16/17
Time: 
1pm - 4pm
Location: 
Draper Hall

This program offers certification through the American Red Cross in CPR/AED for adult patients.  Topics covered include recognizing an emergency, basic respiratory management, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automatic external defibrillator (AED) use. 

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BuyWays Requisitioning

BuyWays Requisitioning

Workshop Date: 
Tuesday 2/14/17
Time: 
9am - 1pm
Location: 
Whitmore Building

This is hands-on training session, for UMass PO Data Entry Operators and Liaisons, covers the new BuyWays Requisitioning which will include; shopping and creating requisitions, inquiring on purchasing and payables transactions.

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BuyWays Walk-in Session

BuyWays Walk-in Session

Workshop Date: 
Thursday 2/9/17
Time: 
10am - Noon
Location: 
Whitmore Building

Having trouble navigating BuyWays or have a question about a specific purchasing policy? Please come to our new BuyWays Walk-in Sessions, and a Procurement Office staff member will be available to answer your questions.

Please Do Not Register for this training, as you are welcomed as a walk-in participant only.  Thank you!

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Intro to Anti-Bullying

Intro to Anti-Bullying

Workshop Date: 
Thursday 2/16/17
Time: 
10am - Noon
Location: 
Campus Center

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has launched an initiative aimed at increasing understanding of the problem of workplace bullying, reducing its occurrence, and clarifying the responsibility of supervisors for ensuring a productive workplace in which all can contribute to their maximum potential.

Attendance at one of these workshops is mandatory for all faculty and staff members (including post-docs) and for graduate student employees who receive stipends. Undergraduate and graduate student hourly employees are not expected to attend.

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Intro to Anti-Bullying

Intro to Anti-Bullying

Workshop Date: 
Thursday 2/9/17
Time: 
10am - Noon
Location: 
Campus Center

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has launched an initiative aimed at increasing understanding of the problem of workplace bullying, reducing its occurrence, and clarifying the responsibility of supervisors for ensuring a productive workplace in which all can contribute to their maximum potential.

Attendance at one of these workshops is mandatory for all faculty and staff members (including post-docs) and for graduate student employees who receive stipends. Undergraduate and graduate student hourly employees are not expected to attend.

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Journal Workflow Training

Journal Workflow Training

Workshop Date: 
Wednesday 2/15/17
Time: 
10am - Noon
Location: 
Whitmore Building

This is required training for UMass staff who have been assigned the task of making adjustments to the General Ledger, such as expense transfers or cash transfers from one account to another.

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State Employees' Retirement System

State Employees' Retirement System

Workshop Date: 
Thursday 2/16/17
Time: 
9am - Noon
Location: 
Campus Center

This workshop is for benefitted employees who began contributing to a Massachusetts pension system before April 2, 2012 and have not rolled or withdrawn those contributions from the system.  It will help these employees understand the state rules and regulations that can affect their retirement calculations and help them to plan effectively for retirement.

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Travel Payment Processing

Travel Payment Processing

Workshop Date: 
Wednesday 2/8/17
Time: 
9:30am - 11:30am
Location: 
Campus Center

Planning and paying for University travel, including policies and procedures, processing travel payments, and understanding PeopleSoft travel-expense reports.

Participants will receive a certificate of completion after attending one workshop.

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