Highlighted Courses

UO Professional Development serves as a resource for individuals and departments to build learning strategies to thrive in an organizational culture of innovation and change.  Creativity and innovation are valued at the University of Oregon, and serve to open doors not yet discovered.

"You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process for as long as he lives."
~ Clay P. Bedford

So, take a look at the professional development opportunities happening at the University of Oregon during the coming months to prepare yourself, or enhance your skills, to be one of those innovators.


Spotlight Course
(PHNB stands for PeaceHealth North Building)

 Highlighted Courses

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
    August 16, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., TBA
    August 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., TBA
     
  • Developing an Employee Handbook (BOLI)
    Course fee: $75.00*
    June 28, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    *Two complimentary seats will be awarded for this course.  To request a complimentary seat, email hrodt@uoregon.edu.  Be sure to include the name of the person you are nominating in your email.  You will be notified of your status by email.
     
  • Elder Care Options - (EAP)
    July 18, 2017, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Lillis, School of Business, Room 282
     
  • Emerging Supervisors Series
    Session 1: October 16, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    Session 2: October 23, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    Session 3: October 30, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    Session 4: November 6, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    Session 5: November 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
     
  • Enhancing your Student Supervision Practice
  • Everything You Need to Know About Duck Depot
    July 5, 2017, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., McKenzie Hall - Room 445
    July 25, 2017, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., McKenzie Hall - Room 445
    August 7, 2017, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m., McKenzie Hall - Room 445
    August 24, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., McKenzie Hall - Room 445
    September 20, 2017, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., McKenzie Hall - Room 445
    September 28, 2017, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m., McKenzie Hall - Room 445
     
  • How to Write a Research Plan for IRB Submission
    August 10, 2017, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., PHNB, Mt. Hood Room, 506
     
  • HR Lunch Conversations Series
    July 11, 2017, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m., Lillis 185 - "OFLA/FMLA: What You Need to Know"
     
  • IRB Submission and Protocol Development Workshop
    August 9, 2017, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., PHNB, Mt. Hood Room, 506 
     
  • Leadership in Student Supervision
    October 4, 2017, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
     
  • Leave Laws in Oregon (BOLI): A 2-Day Training
    Course fee: $285.00*
    October 24, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    October 25, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    *Two complimentary seats will be awarded for this course.  To request a complimentary seat, email hrodt@uoregon.edu.  Be sure to include the name of the person you are nominating in your email.  You will be notified of your status by email.
     
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and the Importance of Restful Sleep - (EAP)
    August 9, 2017, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., EMU - 214, Redwood Room
     
  • MyTrack Hands-On Lab
    June 30, 2017, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., HR Conference Room 
     
  • MyTrack Training: Creating Position Descriptions and Requisitions
    July 12, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    August 15, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
     
  • MyTrack Training: Managing a Search and Making a Hire
    July 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    August 23, 2017, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
     
  • MyTrack Training: Offers and Onboarding Refresher
    July 24, 2017, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    August 28, 2017, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
     
  • Procurement 101 (previously Processes and Procedures for Purchasing and Contracting)
    August 22, 2017, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m., EMU - 107, Miller Room
    November 22, 2017, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m., EMU - 107, Miller Room
     
  • Procurement 102 (previously Contracts 101)
    September 15, 2017, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m., EMU - 107, Miller Room
     
  • Project Management - Advanced Series
    Session 1: September 6, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    Session 2: September 13, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    Session 3: September 20, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
     
  • Project Management - Introductory Series
    Session 1: October 12, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    Session 2: October 19, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    Session 3: October 26, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    Session 4: November 2, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    Session 5: November 9, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
     
  • Purchasing Rules and Ethics (previously Purchasing Rules and Regulations)
    July 19, 2017, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m., EMU - 230, Swindells Room
     
  • Wage and Hour Laws (BOLI) 
    Course fee: $185.00*
    September 26, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., PHNB, Room 478
    *Two complimentary seats will be awarded for this course.  To request a complimentary seat, email hrodt@uoregon.edu.  Be sure to include the name of the person you are nominating in your email.  You will be notified of your status by email.

For questions about upcoming Professional Development courses, email hrodt@uoregon.edu


eLearning

Skillport eLearning provides over 3,000 courses to UO employees at no cost.  It also offers other resources to expand your knowledge and skill set including job aids, simulations, videos, and books.

Explore the learning opportunities available by using the link below. You will need to login using your DuckID to access the eLearning system.  Here are instructions to assist you:

  1. Log-in (upper right corner of the screen - use your Duck username and password) - You will be returned to the Professional Development eLearning page
    Contact hrodt@uoregon.edu if you have difficulty logging in or for other account assistance.
  2. Click on the green box in the middle of the page- this will open the Skillport eLearning resource.  When you see a light bulb that looks like a Duck head you are in the eLearning resource
  3. Click on "The Library" icon in the green banner at the top of the page to view content by category, or search for content by key word in the search box in the top right corner.

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