Workplace Learning & Development

Promoting Employee and Organizational Growth and Development
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Workplace Learning & Development is dedicated to promoting and supporting faculty, staff and organizational growth, development and empowerment through innovative high-quality workplace programs, resources and services.  Interested in working as an Employee and Organizational Development Specialist for WL&D? Employee and Organizational Development Specialist Position: Apply 

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Intro to Anti-Bullying (For New Faculty and Staff)

Intro to Anti-Bullying (For New Faculty and Staff)

Workshop Date: 
Monday 6/6/16
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1 - 3pm
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.

 
 
New Supervisor Orientation

New Supervisor Orientation

Workshop Date: 
Tuesday 6/7/16
Time: 
9am - 11am
Location: 
Campus Center

This program, open to all staff and faculty supervisors, provides an introduction to the University expectations of supervisors, and the services and resources available to promote quality supervision.

 
 
Understanding Union Contracts

Understanding Union Contracts

Workshop Date: 
Tuesday 6/7/16
Time: 
9am - Noon
Location: 
Campus Center

More than 90 percent of UMass Amherst employees, including many supervisors, work under union contracts. We will focus on the basic structure of a collective-bargaining agreement, develop a working knowledge of non-faculty contracts (PSU/MTA, AFSCME and USA/MTA), and applying agreements to situations from your workplace.

 
 
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BuyWays - Requisitioning

BuyWays - Requisitioning

Workshop Date: 
Tuesday 6/14/16
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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Journal Workflow Training

Journal Workflow Training

Workshop Date: 
Wednesday 6/22/16
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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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