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Below are the U2 workshops for Aug. 2-15. Visit our web site for more.
The ABC’s of Fire Extinguisher Use
Aug. 2, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Auxiliary Services Conference Room
This class will describe the different types of fire extinguishers, what the rating system used on extinguishers means, when to consider using a fire extinguisher and class participants will be given the opportunity to use an extinguisher in a controlled setting. Information gained in this class will be applicable to the work place, home and motor vehicles. Presenter: Tim Lee
Facilities Discoverer Reports Training
Aug. 6, 11 a.m. to noon, 361 Upson II
The billing charges from facilities will be posted to PeopleSoft in a summarized format. To access the detailed information, each department will need to have access to Discoverer reports and be trained on how to access the detail and summary information for their departments. These reports will break down the charges by individual work orders and/or projects. Presenter: Laura Thoreson.
Power Point XP: Intermediate
Aug. 7, 8, and 9, 1 to 4 p.m., 361 Upson II (nine hours total)
Prerequisite: Power Point Beginning
Learn to create custom design templates, presentation special effects, interface PowerPoint with Excel and Word, publish to the Web, and review and broadcast presentations. Presenter: Heidi Strande.
Aug. 8, 6 to 10 p.m., 211 Skalicky Tech Incubator
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: Safety and security staff.
Employee Privacy and the Law
Aug. 9, 9 to 11 a.m., 305 Twamley Hall
How far can an employer go in making decisions on issues related to privacy in the workplace? Presenter: Desi Sporbert.
Records Disposal Procedures
Aug. 9, 1 to 2 p.m., 211 Skalicky Tech Incubator
During this workshop you will learn more about the process for destroying or transferring records that have passed their retention time limits. We’ll review the system used, discuss why it’s necessary to document, and take part in a hands-on run-through of the entire process. It’s fun to clean out, it’s easier to do than you think, and now’s the time to do it! Presenter: Chris Austin, records manager.
Aug. 14, 2 to 4 p.m., 361 Upson II
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of computers, mouse and file saving/retrieving skills.
Introduces very basic Windows features, keeping your desktop tidy, change desktop color, create a desktop shortcut, change or set the date/time, Windows XP Start Menu, change themes, menu features, Windows XP taskbar overview, organize files, work with windows, create an efficient work environment, and find information. Presenter: Heidi Strande.
Generations in the Workplace
Aug. 15 and 20, 9 to 11 a.m., 211 Skalicky Tech Incubator
Learn about the four generations that are presently employed in the UND workforce. Participants will study each of the generations and learn about the unique characteristics of each. Instruction will also include how to adapt your communications and supervisory techniques, based on the tendencies of each generation. Presenter: Gretchen Schatz, Workforce Development coordinator.
-- Sara Satter, U2 Program Assistant, Continuing Education, email@example.com, 777-2128