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 to consider:
Instructed by Officer Christopher Bianez, Plano Police Department (Crime Prevention Unit)
Implement these strategies to increase the safety of your property:
Thursday, March 1, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (Training Room A)
PeopleSoft Course Code: SD3219
Leading Through Organizational Change
Instructed by Mary Holsenbeck, MSSW, LMSW, CPC, Ed. D.
Navigate the uncertainty of change to reach organizational goals and objectives. Follow this course as a roadmap for strategies to address resistance to change, to build motivation, to sustain momentum and to overcome potential obstacles that can derail the change initiative.
Thursday, March 8, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Training Room A)
PeopleSoft Course Code: SV3417
Smith System Defensive Driving Course
Instructed by Clif Allman, Certified Smith System Instructor
Gain awareness of your personal driving habits and take action to correct bad habits. Receive an hour of individual attention while you are behind the wheel. Be involved in every phase of the training as you learn why accidents happen and how Smith System’s “5 Keys” can be used to avoid them.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
Note: This course will not dismiss a ticket, nor necessarily reduce auto insurance premiums.
Friday, April 27, 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (Building Inspections Training Room)
PeopleSoft Course Code: SD3801-0043
Explore the 2018 schedule to find a better time for you.
Harassment Prevention for Employees - State and Local Government Edition (mandatory 2018 training)
This year City Manager Bruce Glasscock’s required training for all employees focuses on prevention of sexual misconduct and harassment. The online course supports City Policy 219 (Harassment-Free Workplace), which offers zero tolerance for any form of harassment. Learn how to recognize and prevent harassment. Along with the course, he asks you to review the updated Harassment-Free Workplace Policy. If you have questions, contact your direct supervisor or Human Resources.
Pass the course by Monday, Dec. 31, 2018
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