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Summer training registration leadership program applications now open

With summer just around the corner, UF Training and Organizational Development has released its new schedule of training courses that cover topics including business communications, compliance training, racial justice awareness and more. The summer calendar runs from May through August. Faculty and staff are also invited to apply for the 2021-2022 UF Academy and Advanced Leadership for […]

Explore AI applications in two upcoming NVIDIA-taught workshops

In partnership with NVIDIA, UF is offering two workshops this spring to support applications of artificial intelligence throughout the university. Both will be led by NVIDIA trainers and feature a hands-on approach to learning how to leverage AI and accelerated computing tools. The workshops require a registration fee, and NVIDIA course certificates are awarded upon […]

Connect with fellow UF professionals at CxUF conference

This May, join your UF colleagues at Connected by UF, or CxUF, a free, virtual two-day conference that will provide impactful professional development for financial, human resources, research and academic professionals. Participants will share successful and innovative business and leadership strategies and explore ways to work more efficiently. CxUF is geared towards UF business and […]

Final session in Multicultural Mentoring series this Thursday

The Certificate in Multicultural Mentoring provides UF faculty and staff with tools for effective multicultural mentoring. Each session stands alone and can be attended without having participated in the previous session(s). The program is offered by the UF Office of the Provost, the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer and the International Mentoring Association, in […]

Virtual team-building courses available through UF RecSports

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UF organizations and departments can register for virtual team-building activities through the Department of Recreational Sports. Courses can be tailored in length and to focus on outcomes such as creative problem-solving, communication skills, team dynamics and more. For more information and to get a quote, complete the Challenge Course request form.

New faculty orientation goes virtual

UF will welcome more than 400 new faculty this fall. To provide information about available resources and services, UFHR partnered with the Center for Teaching Excellence to create an online version of New Faculty Orientation hosted via Canvas, which will be available as a resource for faculty now and as new faculty are hired throughout […]

UF Academy and managers’ cohort offering virtual options

Two popular faculty and staff leadership programs are going virtual this fall. The UF Academy, a nine-month program designed for emerging leaders, is accepting applications through Sept. 11, and the Managers Cohort, designed to supplement the “Managing at UF” certificate program, is accepting applications on a first-come, first-served basis. The UF Academy covers the structure, governance and […]

Upcoming interactive webinars designed to support leaders

How Managers Use Norms and Crucial Conversations to Promote a Safe Workplace Thursday, August 20, 11:00-12:30 Behaviors, not policies, are the key to keeping our workplace safe. Join this interactive webinar to learn strategies for promoting the right behaviors and how to hold tough conversations to make them stick. Through scenarios and Q&A, we’ll discuss […]

UF Health IT training, support open to all UF faculty and staff

The UF Health Science Center’s IT training office offers live and recorded classes as well as software support both in Gainesville and in Jacksonville. Any employees affiliated with UF and UF Health/Shands may take advantage of this training at no cost. Explore available courses, including nearly 30 recorded one-hour online sessions, and learn more at https://training.health.ufl.edu/zoom/.

Compliance and ethics training requirement waived until October

The newly updated “Compliance and Ethics: Doing your part for the Gator Good!” training will launch this October.  All UF employees are required to take this training upon hire and every two years thereafter. The training provides an overview of employees’ compliance and ethics responsibilities, including conflicts of interest, financial stewardship and reporting expectations. It also reviews essential provisions […]