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JULY 31, 2013

Wednesday
      • 10:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to CommonSpot
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • The Introduction to CommonSpot course is for American University staff who will serve as departmental contributors to CommonSpot, American University's Content Management System.

        This first class in a series will introduce you to CommonSpot access, user roles, page types, and image requirements. You will learn to log on to the system, and create News and Success Stories based on AU Content ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Building an Environment of Trust for Leaders
      • Cancelled
      • VSPACER
      • Trust is a key ingredient of employee engagement and loyalty. Learn how to create a trust-based work environment in which people take risks, identify and solve problems, and work together. Examine why you may not trust someone and explore ways to repair the relationship. Go to The Learning system via AsuccessfulU in the portal to register now!

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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AFTER JULY 31

      • Thu 08/01/13
        10:00 am – noon
      • Preventing Harassment, Promoting Respect for Supervisors and Managers
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • These briefings are intended to prevent workplace discrimination and harassment – racial, ethnic, sexual, or otherwise – and to promote respect for colleagues. Each course includes a legal update on these issues. Learn about AU policies on discrimination and sexual harassment and managerial responsibilities. Go to The Learning system via AsuccessfulU in the portal to register now!

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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      • Thu 08/01/13
        1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
      • Merit Increase Process: Workshop for Managers
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • The compensation program has been changed to improve the link between pay and performance and improve managers' ability to recognize the career development of their staff. This facilitated optional workshop will provide a brief overview of the compensation program changes, describe the new merit increase process, define managers' roles in the process, and provide guidance to help managers make ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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      • Mon 08/05/13
        9:15 am – 5:00 pm
      • New Staff Orientation
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • During the staff orientation, new staff members will receive information about the history and culture of AU, university policies and procedures, benefits, payroll and training. A campus tour designed specifically for staff members will also be included, as will an orientation to technology at AU.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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      • Wed 08/07/13
        9:00 am – 1:00 pm
      • Decision Making in Groups
      • Cancelled
      • This course will teach you how to make unbiased decisions. It uses a structured methodology for gathering information, and prioritizing and evaluating it. It limits conscious and unconscious biases that draw attention away from the outcome. The idea is to find the best possible choice, based on actually achieving the outcome with minimal negative consequences. Go to The Learning system via ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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      • Thu 08/08/13
        9:00 am – 1:00 pm
      • Valuing Diversity and Inclusion
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • The differences people bring to the workplace can promote tremendous creativity and innovation. Those same differences, however, also can contribute to misunderstandings as we bump up against each other with our different styles and work ethics. This course creates awareness of how to recognize and appreciate differences leading to more options and better problem solving. Go to The Learning ...more

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        Host: Human Resources

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