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Administration & Management

Managing at UF

Managing at UF: The Supervisory Challenge is designed to provide University of Florida leaders with meaningful information about the knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary for being an effective manager in our diverse university environment.

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The Emerging Leader: The UF Academy

Designed by Human Resource Services, this 9-month program is for emerging leaders who are interested in learning more about the structure, governance, and culture at the University of Florida. Navigating our complex and ever-changing environment is crucial to leadership influence. UF Academy provides a unique, behind-the-scenes, view of our institution by immersing participants in the university culture and interviewing members of the President’s Cabinet about leadership development strategies and approaches.

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Advanced Leadership for Academics and Professionals (ALAP)

Designed in cooperation with UF’s Office of the Provost, Faculty Senate, and Human Resource Services, this leadership program is for UF academic and professional leaders who wish to further explore and develop their leadership skills.

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UF Leadership Network

The University of Florida Leadership Network (UFLN) is a forum for faculty and professional leaders who have completed UF’s leadership development programs. The network supports its members’ continued exploration of leadership issues while providing opportunities for networking and collaboration.

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Managers Cohort

Each fall and spring, managers have a unique opportunity to complete the “Managing at UF: The Supervisory Challenge” certificate with a cohort of peers. Participating in the cohort can provide managers with a forum in which to discuss issues related to leadership and management with like-minded leaders on campus.

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Business Communications

Attend three courses to receive your Business Communications certificate.

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Gators Together

Gators Together is a certificate program for individual employees and supervisors. This diversity and inclusion program is designed to Increase Performance and Engagement by Creating an inclusive Environment for our diverse talents.

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Why do some people merely survive in their roles at UF while others thrive? Every effective UF employee possesses a common skill set that produces great results. Through interviews with professionals familiar with job families throughout the University of Florida as well as research into professional development programs at other preeminent universities throughout the country, UF Training & Organizational Development has identified this key set of skills. Thrive @ UF is a professional development program designed with a focus on these core skills. Whether you are beginning your career or an established professional, this certificate program gives all employees at the University of Florida the opportunity to build professional skills and maximize performance.

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Strategic Communications Academy for UF Leaders & Scholars

UF’s College of Journalism and Communications and UF Training & Organizational Development are pleased to offer a unique professional development program for faculty and staff ready to take their communication and leadership skills to the next level. Designed for UF employees working to advance positive change in academic or professional areas of interest.

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Academy of Strategic Creativity

UF’s College of the Arts, College of Journalism and Communications, and Training & Organizational Development are pleased to offer a unique professional development program for faculty and staff ready to take their creativity and problem solving skills to the next level. By combining the talents of various UF creativity experts across a wide range of disciplines, this program supports faculty and staff who want to unlock their creative potential, generate fresh thinking and implement new and powerful ideas for the Gator Good.

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UFIT Training

UFIT has a large body of training, both online and in person, that will provide you with the tools to successfully leverage UF’s technologies.

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UF Health Information Technology Training

Workshops on Microsoft Office Suite software available at no cost to all UF and UF Health employees.

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Continuing Education

Employee Education Program (EEP)

The Employee Education Program, or EEP, is an opportunity funded by university resources that enables full-time UF Academic Personnel, TEAMS employees, and USPS employees who have been employed in good standing for at least six months to receive tuition assistance for up to six credit hours of instruction per semester at the state university closest to their work location. TEAMS employees may also attend classes at a public community or state college closest to their work location.

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LinkedIn Learning

With Linkedin Learning, you get all of the courses from Lynda.com, plus more than 5,000 others to choose from. Spend your time on the bus, at home or between classes learning and growing with online courses in everything from Conflict Resolution Foundations and creating a business plan, hiring and growing your business. All of the technology training from Lynda.com, plus thousands of more offerings are at your fingertips 24/7, anywhere you have an internet connection!

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