Training and Development | Human Resources Courses
Personal and Professional Development Courses
Because It Matters! E-mail Etiquette for the Workplace
Course summary: Would you like to become more efficient in your e-mail communication? Are you seeking ways to make your e-mails better represent you? Ever wondered if your message would be better received if you held a meeting or picked up the phone? If you answered yes to any of these questions, attend this session to learn about these and other useful e-mail tips including strategies to help you stay on top of your inbox.
Identity Theft … Learn to Protect Yourself
Course summary: While nothing can guarantee that you won't become a victim of identity theft, you can minimize your risk and minimize the damage if a problem develops by making it more difficult for identity thieves to access your personal information. Learn the current trends in identity theft and how to protect yourself. After all, it’s your good name – protect it!
MOST 529 … Missouri’s College Savings Plan
Course summary: MOST 529, a Missouri state-sponsored qualified tuition program that gives you significant federal and state tax benefits, helps make saving for college easy and affordable. Open an account with just $25, and contribute as often as you can. You’ll be amazed at how much you can save. Best of all, if you’re a Missouri taxpayer, you could get a state income tax deduction of up to $8,000 ($16,000 if married filing jointly) per year.* Join a MOST 529 plan field representative for a free information session about MOST, college savings and planning for your children’s future
Understanding Performance Appraisals … the Employee’s Role
Course summary: This program is designed to orient UMKC employees to the new performance appraisal tool the University has implemented. Participants will gain an understanding of the importance of performance appraisals and the benefits performance appraisals provide to their growth and development. During this session participants will learn how to complete the Employee Self-Appraisal Form and how to assist their manager in developing effective performance goals and objectives. Attendance is recommended for all non-supervisory employees.
Time is Money … and Then Some
Course summary: In this basic session we will discover the areas that problems in time management can be attributed to, discuss the problems that poor time-management skills can cause and introduce a variety of ways to identify priorities, tackle your to-do list, and control your daily interruptions (i.e. e-mail, phone, meetings, drop-ins, etc.). Remedies for the time-management toxins of procrastination and disorganization will also be reviewed.