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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.

Friday, January 18

Wednesday, January 30

Wednesday, February 13

1:30-4:30 p.m.

Technology Services Training Room

PeopleSoft Code:  SD3326

Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

Go from reactive to proactive. This is 16-hour course provided in two sessions. Based on Stephen Covey’s groundbreaking bestseller, the class can help you perform better personally and professionally.

Tuesday, February 5

Part 1:  SD3903 – 0003 

Wednesday, February 6

Part 2:  SD3904-0003 

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Municipal Center, Training Room A

Communicating a Positive Professional Image

Explore how to better communicate a positive professional image by how you look, act and present yourself. The course covers topics like self-image, how image influences your performance and the importance of positive image on your professional success.

Tuesday, February 12

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Municipal Center, Training Room A

PeopleSoft Code:  AP3439

Effective Supervisory Skills

You’re a supervisor…now what? Participants gain an understanding of a supervisor’s role and identify the top 10 mistakes newbies face.

Thursday, February 14

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Municipal Center, Training Room A

PeopleSoft Code:  SV4800

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

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