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Staff Training and Development Opportunities

Staff Human Resources and University College and Extension Services (UCES) are launching the CSULB Staff Employee Discount Program for UCES Professional Development for non-credit courses and programs. CSULB staff employed for six months are eligible for a 30 percent discount on select UCES Professional Development courses and programs. A list of covered courses and programs as well as more information are available at either Staff Human Resources, Brotman Hall, Room 335; UCES Registration windows, Foundation Building, 1st Floor; or by calling 562/985-5561.

Upcoming training sessions include:

Tuesday, Dec. 4 / 9:30-11 a.m.
“Informal Discipline for HEERA Managers”
One of the most difficult human resources management obstacles involves handling employees with behavior- or performance-related problems in the workplace. This workshop familiarizes managers with the tools they have available to them, shows managers how to properly apply these tools and ultimately assists managers in dealing with these types of situations.

Thursday, Dec. 6 / 9-11 a.m.
“Ins and Outs of the Position Description and Classification Processes”
This practical workshop assists managers and staff members in understanding the classification process as well as creating and writing a proper position description. The first half of the program is a discussion of the classification process, with tips for preparing for classification reviews, and the re-classification and classification appeals process. The second half is devoted to understanding, creating and writing an accurate position description. Please bring a copy of a position description you are currently working on or would like to begin working on.

Friday, Dec. 7 / 9-10 a.m.
“First Friday for Managers and Supervisors”
Facilitated by Tom Angell, director of Benefits and Staff Human Resources, this informal training session is loaded with “need to know” information for managers and supervisors. Located in the Annex Conference Center.

Thursday, Dec. 13
Essentials for Managers – By invitation only

Dec. 18 / 9 a.m.-noon
Road To Success Certificate Training Program”
This session focuses on assertive communicating. Attendance is by invitation only. (If you would like more information about this certificate program, call Staff Training and Development at 562/985-8798.

Staff Training and Development Workshops are sponsored by Staff Human Resources, Brotman Hall 335. Register online or contact Berta Hanson at 562/985-8798 for more information.