Training

Posted on: February 9, 2017

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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: 


Advanced Outlook 2016 – Are you looking for more tips and tricks to increase your productivity? This course will help you to master the ins-and-outs of Outlook. Learn to manage your Inbox better and use the calendar better. The instructor will cover the following: Quick Access Toolbar, Manage Your Messages and Contacts, Assign and Manage Tasks…and more.

June 21

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

Plano Municipal Center, Training Room A

Course Code in PeopleSoft: TS3804


Transformative Mediation – Being able to repair relationships becomes an essential tool for supervisors and managers. This 6-hour course is delivered in two parts, looking at forgiveness, reconciliation, apology and repair as necessary ingredients in successful supervision of troubled employees. (Note: Must enroll in Parts 1 & 2 when signing up for the course.)

Part I: June 22

Part II: July 10

1:00-4:00 p.m., each date

Plano Municipal Center, Building Inspections Training Room

Course Codes in PeopleSoft: PD3804 and PD3808


Specification Writing – It doesn’t have to be all Greek to you. Specs are intended to get you the right quality product or service at the most competitive price. How can you make sure that what you write is what is being read? This course reviews the elements of good specifications and writing techniques to help avoid problems. Nik Winter, Specification Analyst (Procurement & Project Management) is the instructor.

June 23

1:30-4:00 p.m.

Plano Municipal Center, Building Inspections Training Room

Course Code in PeopleSoft: SD3323


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