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University Within the University (U2) lists the following new classes.
Facilities Discoverer Reports Training
Jan. 13, 11 a.m. to noon, 361 Upson II
Learn how to access the detailed information your department needs to have access to Facilities Discoverer reports. This training includes information on how to access the detail and summary information that breaks down the facilities charges by individual work orders and/or projects. Presenter: Laura Thoreson.
Substance Abuse and the Workplace: The Role of the Supervisor
Jan. 14, 8:30 to 10 a.m., Memorial Union Lecture Bowl
The speaker will explore how alcoholism and other drug abuse affect functioning, disrupt emotions, and impact work performance. Emphasis will be placed on the signs and symptoms associated with substance abuse. Included will be specific guidelines for the supervisory intervention process when employees are showing signs of impairment due to alcohol or other drug use. Presenter: Tom Olson, St. Alexius Employee Assistance Program.
Train the Trainer in Ergonomics
Jan. 14, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Auxillary Services Conference Room
This is a mandatory class for all supervisors at the University of North Dakota. This is a new requirement by the State Risk Management Division in Bismarck. The new UND Ergonomic Program will be reviewed. In addition, an introductory explanation of ergonomics that is to be shared with your staff members will be presented. Part of our Workers’ Compensation discount depends on participation in this class. Certificates will be presented, and attendance will be monitored. Presenter: Claire Moen.
But I’m Just Too Busy! . . .
Jan. 14, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Wellness Center classroom.
Too busy for what? To exercise? To eat well? To take time for yourself? We will show you how to make healthful choices a part of your day. You will leave this interactive session with a customized office workout that fits your space. Come and get motivated to make a lifestyle change. Presenters: Emily Spicer, A.C.E. and Stefanie Meyer, M.S., C.S.C.S.
Music Therapy for Wellness: What Can Music Do for You?
Jan. 14, 10 to 11 a.m., Memorial Union River Valley Room
Music therapy faculty at UND will describe the nature of their profession and how it relates to wellness as a therapeutic discipline. Attendees will experience active music-making and passive music listening to better understand music's deep psychological and biomedical impact on the wellness of adults. Presenter: Andrew Knight, assistant professor of music therapy.
Relaxation: Care for the Caregiver
Jan. 14, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Memorial Union Lecture Bowl
Caring for others is a way of life for almost everyone. Stress from caregiving can affect all of us. This presentation will help you understand stress and learn some techniques for dealing with it.
Presenter: Tom Olson, St. Alexius Employee Assistance Program.
Data Protection and Privacy
Jan. 14, 1 to 3:30 p.m., 361 Upson II
This workshop will introduce secure practices for handling and storing sensitive University and personal data. Topics will include a discussion of the types of information to protect and why it needs to be protected, practices and configurations for securing your operating system, Web browser, e-mail, and other software applications, protecting your personal information online, must-have security software for your computer, and encrypting sensitive data. Presenter: Brad Miller.
Budgets Overview Inquiry
Jan. 14, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Gamble Hall Lanterman Center, Room 9
Prerequisite: PeopleSoft user ID and password for Finance Module, a local fund number, and/or an appropriated fund number. 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.
MS Office 2007 - How Will It Affect You?
(Informational PowerPoint presentation, not hands-on)
Jan. 15, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Memorial Union Lecture Bowl
Become familiar with the dramatically different user interface in Office 2007 applications - The Ribbon. Learn how to recognize the new file formats for Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access 2007 documents. Learn about the file format compatibility issues between Office 2007 files and earlier Office versions. Find out how to install the free Office Compatibility Pack for opening and editing Office 2007 files in earlier Office versions, and how to save Office 2007 files in the earlier version (Office 97-2003 file format). Presenter: Heidi Strande.
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