Workplace Learning & Development

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

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BuyWays Walk-in Session

BuyWays Walk-in Session

Workshop Date: 
Wednesday 9/6/17
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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BuyWays Requisitioning 9/13

BuyWays Requisitioning 9/13

Workshop Date: 
Wednesday 9/13/17
Time: 
9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: 
Whitmore Building

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.

 
 
Charting Your Course: A financial guide for women 9/13
 
 
 
 
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BuyWays Walk-in Session - Canceled!

BuyWays Walk-in Session - Canceled!

Workshop Date: 
Tuesday 9/19/17
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!

 
 
Journal Workflow Training 9/20
 
 
Supervising Student Workers

Supervising Student Workers

Series Start Date: 
Wednesday 9/20/17
Time: 
9:00am - Noon
Location: 
Campus Center
Description: 

Student workers are a vital part of our workplace and it’s important to recognize their unique situation as both student and worker. This two-part training will give supervisors tools and strategies to lay the groundwork for student workplace success.

Participants will learn:

 
 
Tools for Tough Talks

Tools for Tough Talks

Workshop Date: 
Wednesday 9/20/17
Time: 
9:00am - 11:00am
Location: 
Campus Center

Do you ever find yourself engaged in a conversation and not see a way out?  Do you ever wonder how you got into the conversation with such high stakes in the first place?  This workshop will help us identify what conversations are crucial, how to improvise a plan of action in the moment, and the ability to implement said plan for healthier outcomes.

 
 
Travel Payment Processing 9/20
 
 
 
 
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Create a Budget, Ditch Your Debt, and Save

Create a Budget, Ditch Your Debt, and Save

Workshop Date: 
Tuesday 9/26/17
Time: 
Noon - 1:30pm
Location: 
Campus Center

Get a handle on spending and borrowing, so you can move forward with prioitizing saving for your financia priorities.
What you'll learn:
·        Recognize the importance of managing debt.
·        Steps for maintaining healthy financial fitness
·        Help employees reach their future financial goals

 
 
 
Financial Transactions

Financial Transactions

Series Start Date: 
Thursday 9/28/17
Time: 
9:00am - Noon
Location: 
Campus Center
Description: 

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

Session 1: Procurement  - 9/28
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.