|U2 lists workshops|
Below are U2 workshops for Aug. 16-24. Visit our Web site for more. The Fall U2 Newsletter containing workshops for September through November will arrive soon.
Enrich Your Life Through Effective Time Management: Aug. 16 and 23, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., 211 Skalicky Tech Incubator. Fee is $45. This workshop will show how to manage your life better by managing your time better. In this workshop, you will identify priority tasks and learn how to accomplish these tasks in the allotted amount of time. You will establish a framework for daily planning and goal setting and to manage your time more effectively. You will also develop strategies to implement time-management practices into both your personal and professional life. Presenter: Gretchen Schatz, Workforce Development Trainer.
Records Disposal Procedures: Aug. 17, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Memorial Room, Memorial Union. Learn more about the process for destroying or transferring records that have passed their retention time limits. We’ll review the forms 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, and it’s easier to do than you think. Now’s the time to do it. Presenter: Chris Austin, records manager.
Safe Online Practices - Protecting Your Identity and Securing Your Computer: Aug. 22, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., 361 Upson II. The Internet can provide a wealth of information and give access to valuable financial, business, educational, and entertainment services. However, when connected to the Internet, you and your computer become vulnerable to scammers, identity thieves, viruses, spyware and more. This workshop will provide the information needed to help you protect your identity and computer while online. Presenter: Brad Miller, IT security officer.
Defensive Driving: Aug. 22, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 16-18, Swanson Hall. This workshop is required by state fleet for all UND employees who drive state vehicles on a regular (monthly) basis, have 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: Officer Tom Brockling.
Facilities Discoverer Reports Training: Aug. 23, 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.
Records Retention and E-Mail: Aug. 24, 1 to 2 p.m., Room 17, Swanson Hall. Learn what role e-mail plays in an organization, UND policy and best practices for retaining e-mail messages. Presenter: Chris Austin, records manager.
Future Trends in Workers Compensation: Aug. 24, 11 a.m. to noon, Auxiliary Services Conference Room. This class covers legal aspects of workers compensation and how they may be changing in the future claims. Various issues that will be covered include designated health care, the appeal process, role of the supervisor, and general knowledge of workers compensation. This is a valuable class with current information suitable for any individuals responsible for involvement with work-related injuries in their department. Presenter: Claire Moen.
GroupWise 6.5: Intermediate: Aug. 24, 1 to 4 p.m., 361 Upson II. Participants will work with advanced message options, set mail properties, customize message headers, use Web Access interface, create and use rules to automate email responses, and set access rights. Work in depth with junk mail folder and archive feature.
Presenter: Heidi Strande.
Please reserve your seat by registering with U2 by: phone, 777-2128; e-mail, U2@mail.und.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