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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Training & Development

Training and development

The Human Resources department offers an extensive catalog of training opportunities for all job types and levels. Refer questions to Senior Training Coordinators Tony Beasley or Debbie Speed at 972-941-7339 and 972-941-7217, respectively. Here are some other courses to consider:

The High Normal Personality
This course provides a "high-definition" picture of what normal is and how high normal people act within the sphere of maturity, ego, and other human characteristics. This is a reflective class to better understand who you are and who the people are around you.
Friday, October 25
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Plano Municipal Center, Training Room A
PeopleSoft Course Code:  PD3312-0004

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Stress Management...for the Holidays! (part of Connect4Health)Relax for HolidaysAttend this informative Lunch and Learn session! Learn how to identify factors that contribute to holiday stress and how to make better choices. Key areas that will be discussed:

  • Develop interview plans based on knowledge of the job
  • Understand the tactics used to determine a skill level
  • Use interviewing techniques to gain control
  • Make selections based on facts, not gut feelings

LUNCH is PROVIDED
Wednesday, November 6
12-1 p.m.
Plano Municipal Center, Building Inspections Training Room
PeopleSoft Course Code: SD3428-0002

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Diversity and Inclusion (part of the Administrative Professionals Series)
Understanding diversity and learning how to manage its complexity is among the most important challenges we face today. This workshop examines the need for creating diverse and inclusive work environments. Some key questions/concepts considered:

  • What is diversity?
  • Diversity maps and myths
  • Self-Awareness and stereotypes
  • Workplace Biases
  • How do these biases and stereotypes affect my interactions with others?

Note: This course is not restricted to administrative professionals only.
Tuesday, November 12
8:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Plano Municipal Center, Training Room A
PeopleSoft Course Code: AP3601-0001

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Transformative Mediation: Repairing Damaged or Broken Relationships
Mediation is more than problem-solving – it is also about being able to repair relationships. This 1-day class looks at forgiveness, reconciliation, apology and repair as necessary components of mediation skills for supervisors and managers.
Thursday, November 14
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Plano Municipal Center, Building Inspections Training Room (1st Floor)
PeopleSoft Course Code: PD3817-0002

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Effective Interview Techniques (part of the Supervisor Tips and Skills Series)Job interviewing skillsEffective interview techniques are about more than gut feelings. Participants learn to plan a logical, structured interview with pre-planned interview questions in order to:

  • Develop interview plans based on knowledge of the job
  • Understand the tactics used to determine a skill level
  • Use interviewing techniques to gain control
  • Make selections based on facts, not gut feelings

Note: This course is not restricted to supervisors only.Thursday, November 14
8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Plano Municipal Center, Training Room A
PeopleSoft Course Code: SV3423-0001

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Ethics Mandatory Training Course
All Team Plano employees must complete mandatory annual compliance training by the January 31, 2020 deadline. The 2019 course focuses on Plano’s commitment to ethical and transparent practices in all areas.
NOW-January 31, 2020
All day, any day
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