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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Training & Development: Virtual Courses are Available

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Human Resources offers a catalog of virtual 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. 

As we transition to live webinars, some instructors are giving us access to recordings of their classes and their PowerPoints (PPTs). If you were unable to attend or wish to review a webinar, CLICK here: “NEW! Recorded Webinars and PowerPoints.” 

Practice of Self-Care
The concept of self-care is not new, but during this stressful time putting it into practice is more important than ever. This webinar proposes a self-care plan to face the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis with greater confidence.
Wednesday, June 3
Choose your preferred time in PeopleSoft:
REGISTER HERE (WP3109-0001), 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
REGISTER HERE (WP3109-0002), 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.

Time Management for Admin Professionals
This course teaches you to control the vicious circle of time-pressure and stress, allowing you to make the most effective use of time, energy and talents. Learn how to choose the time management system best suited to your personality and job. Topics covered:Training Summer Allen June 9

  • What is time management?
  • Assess how you manage time
  • How to set priorities
  • Short and long-term planning
  • How to plan effectively
  • Identify time wasters
  • Key principles to managing time effectively

Tuesday, June 9
Registration is open to all employees. Please come to the session prepared to participate through video and audio. Choose your preferred time:
June 9, 2020 10 a.m. -12 p.m.
June 9, 2020 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
NOTE: When you register, please include your ID number after your last name: Smith 14375 and confirm your email address (e.g.

Trust-Based Teams for SupervisorsTraining Jay Mathis June 11
Join us for an interactive, 2-hour session on one of the most important subjects in the workplace – Trust. Walk through the Five Dysfunctions of a Team and learn how to build a high-performing, trustworthy workforce capable of working through conflict and serving the citizens of Plano with excellence.Thursday, June 11
Although this webinar is specifically design to develop skills required of supervisors, registration is open to all employees. Choose your preferred time.
NOTE: When you register, please include your ID number after your last name: Smith 14375 and confirm your email address (

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