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Below are the U2 workshops for Jan. 3-9. Visit our web site for more.
Personnel Budget Application
Jan. 15, 9 to 10:30 a.m., 361 Upson II
This is a hands on workshop for individuals who use the budget web application during the annual budget process, a walk through of what gets downloaded into the budget web application, the fields that are changed in the web application, and what gets uploaded into HRMS will be provided. Presenter: Cindy Fetsch.
Photo Editing with Adobe Photoshop Elements
Jan. 3-4, 1 to 4 p.m., 211 Skalicky Tech Incubator
Fee is $25
This workshop will be a hands-on approach to learning and using Photoshop elements for digital photo edits. Retouching, recoloring, and restoring will be covered, as well as image selection and composition. Presenter: Brian Barclay.
Budgets Overview Inquiry
Jan. 7, 1 to 3 p.m., Room 9, Gamble Hall Lanterman Center
Requirements: PeopleSoft user ID and password for Finance Module, a local fund number, and/or appropriated fund number.
This is for new PeopleSoft users or those PeopleSoft users needing a refresher. This training provides the tools necessary to navigate through PeopleSoft to find your department’s budget and cash balance, utilize PeopleSoft to track your department’s budget, cash, revenue, and expenditures, and complete a budget journal. The session also includes hands-on practice activities. Presenter: Shannon Smidt.
Jan. 7, 2 to 3:30 p.m., 211 Skalicky Tech Incubator
The Village Financial Resource Center and the North Dakota Society of CPAs have partnered to answer your most taxing questions as you prepare for tax season. There will be information on frequently asked questions regarding tax preparation and planning. Good financial organization and tax planning allows you to better use tax advantages that may be available to you. Presenter: Marybeth Vigeland, certified consumer credit counselor, The Village Family Service Center.
Family Medical Leave
Jan. 8, 9 to 10 a.m., 305 Twamley Hall
Who is covered and how do you apply? Presenters: Joy Johnson and Desi Sporbert.
Jan. 8, 10 a.m. to noon, Badlands Room, Memorial Union
Learn general lab-safety principles for the use of chemicals in laboratories. The workshop covers potential health hazards in the laboratory, protective measures, and response to incidents and emergencies. This training is required for all University employees working in a laboratory. Presenter: Eric Pearson.
Facilities Discoverer Reports Training
Jan. 8, 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.
Supervisory Approaches to Conflict Resolution
Jan. 9, 8:30 to 10 a.m., Memorial Union Lecture Bowl
Dealing with conflict is a component of management and supervision that many would rather avoid. There is uncertainty in how to address it, when to step in, and how to recognize when conflict is becoming damaging to your workforce. This presentation will cover these areas, along with myths about conflict in the work setting. Identified in this workshop are the general characteristics of conflict and some suggestions for solutions that you can use the next time conflict arises. Dealing with the angry employee who exhibits desk rage will also be addressed.
Themes and Objectives
• To identify levels of conflict and ways to address those effectively.
• To learn the various styles of conflict management and the benefits of each.
• To address "desk rage," on the job anger, and conflict management skills.
Presenter: Kari Schoenhard
Jan. 9, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Memorial Union Lecture Bowl
Managing negativity in our work and home environment will help make those atmospheres more positive, productive and supportive. We may not be able to control the situation causing the negativity, but we can choose ways to better handle the behavior and attitude of the "negaholics" in our lives to avoid joining them in the negativity.
Themes and Objectives
• To identify "negativity" and how it impacts ourselves and others.
• To learn ways to deal with negativity around us.
• To learn our responsibility for change, and what we can and cannot control in others.
Presenter: Kari Schoenhard.
-- Sara Satter, U2 Program Assistant, Continuing Education, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-2128