|U2 lists workshops|
Below are U2 workshops for Oct. 30 through Nov. 3. Visit our web site for more.
Adobe Acrobat Pro 7.0: Oct. 30, 31, and Nov. 1, 1 to 3 p.m. (limited seating), (six hours total), 361 Upson II. Prerequisite: Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional installed on your computer prior to class. Working with PDF (Portable Document Format) documents. Learn to assess information in a PDF, create a PDF, modify a PDF, add PDF navigation aids, work with multiple PDF documents, review a PDF, and begin to create an interactive PDF Form in Adobe Designer (available with Adobe Acrobat Pro 7.0). Presenter: Heidi Strande.
The FISH! Philosophy: Oct. 31, and Nov. 7, 1 to 3 p.m., 211 Skalicky Tech Incubator. Come and learn more about building a dynamic workplace culture through the FISH! philosophy. FISH! is a lifelong philosophy used by organizations that are intentionally creating and supporting a workplace culture of earned trust, innovation, energy and competitive advantage. When implemented and used correctly, this philosophy can help employees feel inspired about the work they do and be accountable for their contribution to the big picture. Presenter: Gretchen Schatz, workforce development trainer.
20 Ways to Manage Frustration: Oct. 31, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Lecture Bowl, Memorial Union. What are the most important ingredients for success when we face the challenges of today's fast-paced work environments? What is the foundation for supportive, cooperative work and personal relationships? The answer to both of these questions is the same...the ability to manage frustration well. This presentation is designed for anyone who would like to learn better ways to manage frustration and to respond to challenges in a more effective manner. Through attending the presentation, you will learn how to function with strength and confidence during difficult situations. Emphasis will be placed on the adoption of healthy alternatives for frustration management.
Themes and Objectives:
- To understand causes of frustration in everyday life
- To discuss factors that influence frustration levels
- To learn how to appropriately manage and respond to frustration
Presenter: Chuck Motis, St. Alexius EAP. Sponsored by Staff Senate.
Asset Management and Insurance: Nov. 1, 9 to 10:30 a.m., River Valley Room, Memorial Union. Instructions and discussion on how to perform annual inventories using PeopleSoft. This session will also cover basic information that departments should know about asset management and insurance issues. Presenters: Corrinne Kjelstrom and Hazel Lehman.
Defensive Driving: Nov. 2, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., River Valley Room, Memorial Union. This workshop is required by State Fleet for all UND employees who drive state vehicles on a regular (monthly) basis, received a traffic violation, or had an accident while operating a state vehicle. Employees are encouraged to bring a family member (spouse and/or dependents). This workshop may also reduce your North Dakota insurance premiums and could possibly remove points from your driving record. Presenter: Tim Lee.
Basic Word: Nov. 3, 9 to 11 a.m., 361 Upson II. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of computers: mouse and file saving/retrieving skills. Introduces very basic Word features. Learn to create a document, edit and format text, format paragraphs, save file, retrieve file, format text, cut and copy, add tables, proof a document, set display and print options.
Please reserve your seat by registering with U2 by phone, 777-2128, e-mail, U2@mail.und.nodak.edu, or online www.conted.und.edu/U2/. Please include: (1) workshop title/date, (2) name, (3) department, (4) position, (5) box number, (6) phone number, (7) e-mail, and (8) How you first learned about this workshop. Thank you for registering in advance; it helps us plan for materials and number of seats.
-- Julie Sturges, Program Assistant, U2, U2@mail.und.edu, 777-2128