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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:

Statement of Objectives Template Training
If you handle RFPs for work, consider signing up for this course before the new template to begin the process is rolled out. In-house presenters Kellie Pendleton (purchasing manager), Jason Bell (pmo manager) and Nik Winter (contract specialist) teach you how to complete the template. They’ll include hands-on training. Choose any of the course dates below.
Wednesday, February 27
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Technology Services Training Room
Tuesday, March 19
1-4:00 p.m.
Executive Conference Room
Wednesday, April 17
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Technology Services Training Room
Monday, May 20
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Executive Conference Room
Friday, June 7
1-4:00 p.m.
Technology Services Training Room
PeopleSoft Code:  SD3326 (use for all the course dates) 

Defensive Driving Course
Taking this course you’ll learn to recognize potential hazards, ways to avoid accidents and how to handle distracted and impaired driving. This course won’t earn you a ticket dismissal or discount insurance. You do receive a National Safety Council certificate after completing the class.
Friday, February 22
8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Joint Use Facility, 7501-A Independence Parkway
PeopleSoft Code:  SD3432-0004

Listening and Asking
Having productive conversations aren’t always as easy as you might think. Effective communication results when all parties listen MORE than talk. In this class you’ll cover knowing the questions to ask, what makes a good and a bad conversation, how to listen better and more. Open to all employees.
Tuesday, March 12
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Training Room A
PeopleSoft Course Code: AP3422

Leading Change for Supervisors 
This course addresses the vital role leaders play in affecting change at work. By attending, you’ll learn to build trust during change, recognize signs of resistance and how to deal with those issues and more. The course is NOT just for supervisors.
Thursday, March 14
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Training Room A
PeopleSoft Course Code: SV3420

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
PC or Mobile device
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