Workplace Learning & Development

Promoting Employee and Organizational Growth and Development
(413) 545-1787

September 2018

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BuyWays Walk-In Session

BuyWays Walk-In Session

Workshop Date: 
Tuesday 9/4/18
Time: 
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Whitmore Building
Room: 
115B

No sign-up or appointment is necessary for the BuyWays Walk-In Session.

This open session is for anyone who would like to learn more about BuyWays or the purchasing process. A Procurement trainer will be available during the time indicated above. No appointment is necessary. Feel free to walk in without signing up. You may contact the instructor directly with questions.

 
 
 
 
Travel and Expense Walk-In Session

Travel and Expense Walk-In Session

Workshop Date: 
Friday 9/7/18
Time: 
10am - Noon
Location: 
Whitmore Building
Room: 
115B

No sign-up or appointment is necessary for the Peoplesoft 9.2 Travel and Expense Walk-In Sessions.

This open session is for anyone who would like to learn more about the Travel and Expense Module or the travel and expense processes.  

A Controller’s Office trainer will be available during the time indicated above.

Feel free to walk in without signing up. You may contact the instructors directly with questions

 
 
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BuyWays Requisitioning - Sep

BuyWays Requisitioning - Sep

Workshop Date: 
Tuesday 9/11/18
Time: 
9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: 
Whitmore Building
Room: 
115B

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

 
 
 
 
 
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More Than Mindfulness

More Than Mindfulness

Workshop Date: 
Monday 9/17/18
Time: 
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 
Campus Center
Room: 
805

It can be difficult to remain in the moment in order to be efficient and productive, while being barraged with constant interruption. 

This workshop is not just tips on how to become more mindful.   It's also on how to identify the moments when you need to dive into self,  in order to be your best and most productive self. Come learn how to be more self-aware, what options you have in that moment, and things to do to get you more centered. 

 
 
 
Increasing Positivity at Work
 
 
Journal Workflow Training - Sep
 
 
Research Administration Orientation

Research Administration Orientation

Workshop Date: 
Wednesday 9/19/18
Time: 
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Life Sciences Lab building(LSL)
Room: 
210

This orientation program is meant to introduce new staff, in departments and colleges, to key concepts essential to research administration.

You will learn:

  • Introduction to University research offices, policies and processes.
  • Fundamentals of research administration, including the OMB Uniform Guidance.
 
 
 
Travel and Expense Walk-In Session

Travel and Expense Walk-In Session

Workshop Date: 
Friday 9/21/18
Time: 
10am - Noon
Location: 
Whitmore Building
Room: 
115B

No sign-up or appointment is necessary for the Peoplesoft 9.2 Travel and Expense Walk-In Sessions.

This open session is for anyone who would like to learn more about the Travel and Expense Module or the travel and expense processes.  

A Controller’s Office trainer will be available during the time indicated above.

Feel free to walk in without signing up. You may contact the instructors directly with questions

 
 
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BuyWays Walk-In Session

BuyWays Walk-In Session

Workshop Date: 
Tuesday 9/25/18
Time: 
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Whitmore Building
Room: 
115B

No sign-up or appointment is necessary for the BuyWays Walk-In Session.

This open session is for anyone who would like to learn more about BuyWays or the purchasing process. A Procurement trainer will be available during the time indicated above. No appointment is necessary. Feel free to walk in without signing up. You may contact the instructor directly with questions.

 
 
Financial Transactions Series

Financial Transactions Series

Series Start Date: 
Tuesday 9/25/18
Time: 
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Campus Center
Description: 

Core training on policies and procedures related to effectively completing campus financial transactions. Participants who attend both sessions in fall 2018 will receive a certificate of completion.

Session 1: Procurement  - 9/25
Procurement department functions; including purchase order (PO) requirements, contracts and policies for purchasing, contract for services, requests for bids, ProCard/Travel Card, and Office-2-Office.

 
 
Supervising Student Workers

Supervising Student Workers

Series Start Date: 
Tuesday 9/25/18
Time: 
9:00am - Noon
Location: 
Campus Center
Description: 

If you are relatively new to supervising student workers at UMass, then this two-part interactive workshop will help give you tools and strategies to lay the groundwork for student workplace success.

 
 
 
 
Employee Travel/ Business Reimbursement - T102

Employee Travel/ Business Reimbursement - T102

Workshop Date: 
Friday 9/28/18
Time: 
9:30am - 11:30am
Location: 
Lederle Graduate Research Center (LGRC Lowrise)
Room: 
A210

This is part two of the Employee Travel/ Business Reimbursement training - T102. 

(Please remember to bring your T101 OWL training certificate to show completion of this prerequisite.)

In this workshop you will learn:

How to process reimbursements through the Travel and Expense module
How to register yourself and others in the Terradotta Travel registry
How to understand the difference between Travel reimbursements and Business Expense reimbursements.

 
 
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