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  • These courses count for THRIVE@UF and the Passport To Great Teaching Programs

To better meet the needs of UF Faculty, Training & Organizational Development is excited to offer select THRIVE@UF courses through the Center for Teaching Excellence’s Passport to Great Teaching program. These instances of our courses are exclusively for Faculty and are taught on the main UF Campus, rather than at the HR Building. (If you would prefer to take these courses at the HR building, please refer to the course listing on the main THRIVE@UF page.) Completion of these courses counts towards both the THRIVE@UF Certificate and the Passport to Great Teaching.

Note: Please register for these courses through the Passport Portal. If you do not have an account with the Portal you can register for an account here. If you need help navigating the Passport Portal, view the user guide.



Conversations for a Culture of Inclusion

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Next offering: February 18, 9:00AM-12:00PM
Instructors: Irma Alvarez, Gwynn Cadwallader

Do you engage with your colleagues in a way that brings out their best? Does your team collaborate in a way that combines the unique talents and abilities of each member to achieve big goals? In this discussion-based course, you will discover specific inclusive behaviors and strategies proven to increase engagement, innovation, and productivity in the workplace. Participants will recognize unconscious behaviors that derail a team’s full potential and practice strategies to create a respectful culture that optimizes performance and produces great results. Embark on a shared journey with Gators Together!


Transforming Conflict

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Next offering: March 24, 9:00AM-12:00PM
Instructor: Irma Alvarez

Conflict is part of our daily lives and can undermine our success unless we get better at using it effectively. As surprising as this might sound, we want conflict in the workplace; but it has to be the right kind of conflict. In this class you will learn how to build your conflict competence/fitness to transform conflict and use it to our shared advantage for better decision-making, problem-solving and relationship-building in the workplace.