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Staff Training: May 2009

Published: May 15, 2009

Employee Discount Program
Staff Human Resources and University College and Extension Services (UCES) are pleased to offer the CSULB Staff Employee Discount Program for UCES Professional Development for non-credit courses and programs. This program entitles CSULB staff employed for six months or more (full-time temporary/permanent or part-time permanent) to a 30 percent discount on select UCES Professional Development courses and programs.

Covered under this program are the Human Resource Management Certificate program, Professional Meeting and Event Planning program, Global Logistics Specialist program, IT Technology and Engineering courses, AutoCAD and UNIX courses, Forensic Science and the High Tech Crime Certificate programs, Senior Level Human Resource Management Certificate program and on-camera leadership courses. Courses in photography, animation and writing for TV are periodically offered.

Professional Development Grant Program
The Professional Development Grant Program, sponsored by Staff Human Resources, provides financial support for any staff employee who wants to pursue job-related and/or skill-enhancing training opportunities. Matching grants of up to $750 are available. For more information on the program or for grant application, go to the Staff Human Resources forms Web page.

Wednesday, May 6 / 11-11:30 a.m.
This workshop is for those who do not currently contribute to the Savings Plus Program and would like to learn how tax deferred savings will help you reach your retirement goals and how to get started. Also, if you contributed in the Part-time, Seasonal and Temporary (PST) Savings Plan in the past and you have any questions about what to do with the money you have in that account. This workshop will help address your questions. Workshop will be held in the Academic Services Building, Room 12. Call Benefits Services at 562/985-2381 or e-mail, if you have any questions.

Wednesday, May 6 / 11:40 a.m.–12:40 p.m.
This workshop is for current participants or if you plan on enrolling in the 401(k)/457 plans. This workshop will focus on asset allocation and how to choose an investment strategy that best fits your investor profile. It will be held in the Academic Services Building, Room 12. Call Benefits Services at 562/985?2381 or e-mail, if you have any questions.

Thursday, May 7 / 9 a.m.–noon
Topic: “Effective Discipline.” Facilitated by Stephanie Wright and Neil Iacono, Staff Employee Relations. Attendance by invitation only.

Tuesday, May 12 / 1-4 p.m.
This course will provide information on work related injury and illness reporting and the mechanics of the workers’ compensation program. To register contact Gary Pons at 562/985-8893.

Friday, May 15 / 9 a.m.-noon
This course instructs the participants on both the Cal OSHA Title 8 Sec 5157 Regulations and the CSULB Confined Space Entry Program. Training will include confined space hazard identification, hazard mitigation, job assignments and their individual responsibilities, preparation of the confined space entry procedure, entry permit, and atmospheric monitoring re?fresher. To register contact Gary Pons at 562/985-8893.

Tuesday, May 19 / 7:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
This course instructs participants on the types of hazardous energy identified within the university and the types of isolation devices used to control or eliminate hazardous energy, as well as devices used to secure isolation devices. Included are the university’s Hazardous Energy Control Program requirements for de-energizing and re-energizing of machines and equipment as well as the application and removal of lock out devices, locks and tag out devices. To register contact Gary Pons at 562/985-8893.

Tuesday, May 19 / 9 a.m.?noon
Topic: Presentation Skills.
Attendance by invitation only.

Thursday, May 21, 9 a.m.–noon
Topic: “Performance Reviews.” Facilitated by Vickie Hamilton, Staff Human Resources.
Attendance by invitation only.

“Classes and Events” are brought to you by Staff Training and Development, part of Staff Human Resources in Human Resources Management, BH 335. Register online or contact Berta Hanson at 562/985-8798 for more information.