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July 26, 2017, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Training Room A
This class is closed to the designated cohort members of 2017.
July 27, 2017, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Training Room A
High Performance Teams for City of Plano (You must apply to enroll for the 2017 cohort.)
High performance teams are more than a group of people working together to accomplish a common task. They share a common vision and purpose that inspires their performance. They feel accountable for their work, solve problems, make decisions and fully invest themselves in the organization. In order for a team to achieve high performance, they must be allowed the time to set their purpose, operating norms, characteristics and desired performance results. They need to have a…
A shared mission - Autonomy & authority Interdependence - Shared leadership - Broadly defined jobs
Meaningful participation in decisions - Effective communication skills - and More!
The processes that goes into building a high performance team includes understanding how teams work, learning good meeting management skills, and clarifying team members’ roles and responsibilities.
Measuring performance, setting goals, and tr
July 28, 2017, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM @ Training Room A
You must be enrolled with the 2017 MP3 cohort to attend.
July 28, 2017, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM @ Emergency Operations Center
This course is taught by a Smith System certified instructor. It is designed to make the student aware of his/her personal driving habits and help them to see the need to correct bad habits. Each driver receives about an hour of individual attention while they are behind the wheel. Students are involved in every phase of the training as they learn why accidents happen and how Smith System’s "5 keys" can be used to avoid them.
This training is recommended for individuals who wish to develop the best and safest driving habits possible.
A valid driver’s license
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
• Reduce accident potential.
• Change fixed habits of viewing and reacting to the traffic picture.
• Reduce anxiety and frustration associated with driving.
• Ultimately reduce the cost of their automobile insurance.
• Lower vehicle maintenance expenses.
• Minimize fuel consumption.
July 31, 2017, All Day @ Training Room A
Please arrive at HR office by 8:00 AM. When participants complete this session, they should feel comfortable with their understanding of the culture of the City of Plano and how they fit within that culture. The class will explore the expectations that the City has of its employees and in turn what the employees should expect of their employment experience.
July 31, 2017, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Building Inspections Training Room
Repairing Damaged or Broken Relationships
You must enroll in Part 1 & 2 when signing up for this course.
Mediation is viewed primarily as a facilitative problem solving focused class and does not emphasize the transformative or repair work necessary for on-going or continuous relationships. Being able to repair relationships becomes an essential tool for supervisors and managers. This one day class will look at forgiveness, reconciliation, apology, and repair as necessary ingredients in successful supervision of troubled employees.