Workshops

We offer workshops to faculty and staff, including graduate-student employees, year-round for free. Some workshops are open to the public. Participation is voluntary but encouraged. Learn how to register. WLD also offers customized workshops for your department or team either as single workshop or in a certificate series. 

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Open Workshops

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Introduction To Word 2013 Open 11/6/14 UMass faculty and staff Using Microsoft Word 2013: Certificate Series
Diversity in the Workplace Open 11/3/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public Brown Bag Discussions
Generations at Work Open 11/24/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public Brown Bag Discussions
Conflict Basics Open 11/6/14 UMass faculty and staff Conflict Communication
Understanding Crucial Conversations Open 11/13/14 UMass faculty and staff Conflict Communication
Creating PDFs on Website Open 10/23/14 UMass faculty and staff
Playing Nice with Copyrights Open 11/14/14 UMass faculty and staff
Presenting Practice Open 12/2/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public Presentation Skills
Understanding Generations Open 12/5/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public
Workplace Bullying at UMass Amherst: Now What? Open 10/28/14 UMass faculty and staff
Basic Word Tools Open 11/13/14 UMass faculty and staff Using Microsoft Word 2013: Certificate Series
More Word Tools Open 11/20/14 UMass faculty and staff Using Microsoft Word 2013: Certificate Series
Harassment Prevention (For New Faculty and Staff) Open 10/30/14 UMass faculty and staff
Harassment Prevention (For New Faculty and Staff) Open 11/20/14 UMass faculty and staff
Procurement Open 11/20/14 UMass faculty and staff Financial Transactions: Certificate Series
Disbursements and Receipts Open 11/13/14 UMass faculty and staff Financial Transactions: Certificate Series
State Employees' Retirement System (SERS) Open 10/30/14 UMass faculty and staff
State Employees' Retirement System (SERS) Open 11/20/14 UMass faculty and staff
Travel Payment Processing Open 12/10/14 UMass faculty and staff Travel Payment Processing: Certificate Workshop
Travel Payment Processing Open 1/14/15 UMass faculty and staff Travel Payment Processing: Certificate Workshop
Campus Budget and Accounting Practice Open 11/12/14 UMass faculty and staff University Budgeting: Certificate Series
Hands-On Manage Your Budget Open 11/19/14 UMass faculty and staff University Budgeting: Certificate Series
Relax and Relieve Workday Stress Open 11/5/14 UMass faculty and staff
Creating a Bully-Free Environment Open 12/10/14 UMass managers and supervisors
Understanding Union Contracts Open 1/8/15 UMass managers and supervisors
Intro to Anti-Bullying (For New Faculty and Staff) Open 10/31/14 UMass faculty and staff
Intro to Anti-Bullying (For New Staff & Faculty) Open 11/14/14 UMass faculty and staff
Intro to Anti-Bullying (For New Staff & Faculty) Open 11/18/14 UMass faculty and staff
Intro to Anti-Bullying (For New Faculty & Staff) Open 1/14/15 UMass faculty and staff
BuyWays Requisitioning Open 11/18/14 UMass faculty and staff
Stopping Workplace Bullying - What's My Role? Open 1/15/15 UMass faculty and staff
Using your iPad Open 11/17/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public

Wait-Listed Workshops

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Effective/ Active Listening Wait-List 10/8/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public
Basics of Positive Psychology Wait-List 10/20/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public
Putting Practice to Use Wait-List 10/27/14 UMass faculty and staff
Speaking with Ease Wait-List 11/18/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public
Presenting Prezi Wait-List 11/25/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public
Supervising Student Workers Wait-List 9/30/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public
Micro-aggressions in Everyday Life and Work Wait-List 10/9/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public
Introduction to Excel 2013 Wait-List 10/21/14 UMass faculty and staff
Basic Excel Tools Wait-List 10/28/14 UMass faculty and staff
More Excel Tools Wait-List 11/4/14 UMass faculty and staff
Post-Award Roundtable Dialogue Wait-List 10/16/14 UMass faculty and staff
Travel Payment Processing Wait-List 10/8/14 UMass faculty and staff
Travel Payment Processing Wait-List 11/12/14 UMass faculty and staff
Supervisory Leadership Development Program (SLDP) Wait-List 10/23/14 UMass managers and supervisors
Supervision Refresher/Preparing for the PMP Canceled 10/1/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public
Workplace Bullying at UMass Amherst: Now What? - Canceled Canceled 11/12/14 UMass faculty and staff
Interaction with EMS in the Workplace Canceled 9/25/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public

Closed Workshops

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Effective/ Active Listening Wait-List- Closed 10/8/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public
Basics of Positive Psychology Wait-List- Closed 10/20/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public Positive Psychology at Work
Speaking with Ease Wait-List- Closed 11/18/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public Presentation Skills
Presenting Prezi Wait-List- Closed 11/25/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public Presentation Skills
Supervising Student Workers Wait-List- Closed 9/30/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public Supervising Student Workers: Certificate Series
Micro-aggressions in Everyday Life and Work Wait-List- Closed 10/9/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public When YOU Are The Diversity: Workshop Series
Introduction to Excel 2013 Wait-List- Closed 10/21/14 UMass faculty and staff Using Microsoft Excel 2013: Certificate Series
Basic Excel Tools Wait-List- Closed 10/28/14 UMass faculty and staff Using Microsoft Excel 2013: Certificate Series
More Excel Tools Wait-List- Closed 11/4/14 UMass faculty and staff Using Microsoft Excel 2013: Certificate Series
Post-Award Roundtable Dialogue Wait-List- Closed 10/16/14 UMass faculty and staff
Travel Payment Processing Wait-List- Closed 10/8/14 UMass faculty and staff Travel Payment Processing: Certificate Workshop
Travel Payment Processing Wait-List- Closed 11/12/14 UMass faculty and staff Travel Payment Processing: Certificate Workshop
Supervision Refresher/Preparing for the PMP Canceled- Closed 10/1/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public Brown Bag Discussions
Workplace Bullying at UMass Amherst: Now What? - Canceled Canceled- Closed 11/12/14 UMass faculty and staff
Interaction with EMS in the Workplace Canceled- Closed 9/25/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public
Email and Phone Etiquette Closed 9/26/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public
Facebook in Higher Education Closed 10/21/14 UMass faculty and staff
Orientation of Student Workers Closed 9/23/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public Supervising Student Workers: Certificate Series
Difficult Student Worker Issues - Postponed to 10/14 Closed 10/14/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public Supervising Student Workers: Certificate Series
Privilege and It's Role in Creating the "Other" Closed 10/2/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public When YOU Are The Diversity: Workshop Series
Making Change from the Margins Closed 10/16/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public When YOU Are The Diversity: Workshop Series
Harassment Prevention (For New Faculty and Staff) Closed 9/18/14 UMass faculty and staff
Preventing Sexual Harassment Closed 10/8/14 UMass faculty and staff Diversity Matters: Certificate Series
Responding to Complaints Closed 10/15/14 UMass faculty and staff Diversity Matters: Certificate Series
Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Closed 10/22/14 UMass faculty and staff Diversity Matters: Certificate Series
Budget Overview/ Basic Finance Closed 10/29/14 UMass faculty and staff University Budgeting: Certificate Series
Budget Basics Closed 10/8/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public Financial Planning for Retirement: Workshop Series
Fundamentals of Investing Closed 10/15/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public Financial Planning for Retirement: Workshop Series
Retirement Decisions Closed 10/22/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public Financial Planning for Retirement: Workshop Series
Relax and Relieve Workday Stress Closed 10/1/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public
New Supervisor Orientation Closed 10/2/14 UMass managers and supervisors
Intro to Anti-Bullying (For New Faculty and Staff) Closed 10/22/14 UMass faculty and staff
Learning Mac: An Overview Closed 9/29/14 UMass faculty, staff and the public
BuyWays Requisitioning Closed 10/21/14 UMass faculty and staff