Training & Development

The Training and Development area's primary goal is to offer the Univeristy of Mississippi's staff and faculty an opportunity for continual growth. Our seminars cover an array of topics to improve your professional skills and personal development.

LEAD: Lead Your Team

Effective Supervisory Leadership Training: All supervisors and managers, both new and seasoned, are invited to participate in the "Lead Your Team" program. The program consists of two full days of in-class sessions and 3 hours of online training. Please confirm that you are able to attend both full days prior registering your interest. More

Upcoming Training Sessions

DateCourse
11/05 Can We Count On You?: Being a person others can count on is really a matter of committing to a group of behaviors that show you are a person who will come through! This program seeks to go beyond talking about personal responsibility and show employees the everyday behaviors it takes to be seen as an accountable person.
10:00 - 11:00, Library 106D, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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11/07 Answering Your Institutional Data Questions: This hands-on workshop provides guidance to help users understand and find institutional data at the University of Mississippi. Participants will learn about the types of data available, ways to access these data, and how to customize reports to meet specific needs. Participants will explore the data and answer questions using Pivot Tables. The workshop is appropriate for anyone using institutional data to support decision making, assessment activities, and grant proposal development.
10:00 - 11:30, Weir 107, KAREN KATE KELLUM
Class is Full
11/12 Answering Your Institutional Data Questions: This hands-on workshop provides guidance to help users understand and find institutional data at the University of Mississippi. Participants will learn about the types of data available, ways to access these data, and how to customize reports to meet specific needs. Participants will explore the data and answer questions using Pivot Tables. The workshop is appropriate for anyone using institutional data to support decision making, assessment activities, and grant proposal development.
8:30 - 10:00, Weir 107, KAREN KATE KELLUM
Class is Full
11/14 E-Form 18 Training for Student Hourly Assignments: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 18, important considerations and reminders, and instructions on how to process a Form 18 for student hourly assignments; including new assignments, changes to an assignment, and ending an assignment.
8:30 - 8:50, Weir 107, VICKY H JOHNSON
Class is Full
11/14 E-Form 1 Training for New Hires & E-Form 3 Training for Changes: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 1 and Form 3, important considerations and reminders, and instructions on how to process a Form 1 for new hires and a Form 3 for change in title/classification, change to a previous Form 11 or Form 40, change in cost distribution, for overtime purposes, or separation of employment. (Refer to the training "E-Form Training for Leave of Absence" for instructions on Leave of Absence.)
9:00 - 10:20, Weir 107, REGINA B JOHNSON
Class is Full
11/14 E-Form 7 Training for Student Stipends: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 7, important considerations and reminders, and instructions on how to process a Form 7 for student student stipends; including new assignments, calculating monthly stipends, and instructions on how to make changes to a Form 7 using a Form 3.
10:30 - 11:20, Weir 107, REGINA B JOHNSON
Class is Full
11/14 E-Form 40 Training to Request Additional Pay: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 40, important considerations, and reminders. Instructions will be provided on how to process a Form 40 to request additional pay.
11:30 - 12:00, Weir 107, JUDY HOPPER
Class is Full
11/14 E-Form 3 Training for Leave of Absence: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 3 to document a leave of absence, important considerations, and reminders.
1:00 - 1:45, Weir 107, PAMELA KAY JOHNSON
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11/14 E-Form 11 Training for Academic Research Outside the Nine Month Academic Year: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 11, important considerations, and reminders. Instructions will be provided on how to process a Form 11 to request payment for academic research performed outside the nine month academic year.
2:00 - 2:45, Weir 107, KATHY H PARKER
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11/14 E-Form 13 Payment for Services as Contractor: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 13, important considerations and reminders. Instructions on how to process a Form 13 for payment for services as a contractor will be provided.
3:00 - 3:45, Weir 107, RACHEL R BOST
Class is Full
11/14 E-Form 22 Training to Request a Budget Revisions: This hands-on training will cover the purpose of the Form 22, important considerations and reminders. Instructions on how to process a Form 22 to request a budget revision will be provided.
4:00 - 4:30, Weir 107, PAMELA K ROY
Class is Full
01/09 LEAD: Lead Your Team (Winter Session Jan 9th & Jan 16th): Effective Supervisory Leadership Training: All supervisors and managers, both new and seasoned, are invited to participate in the "Lead Your Team" program. The program consists of two full days of in-class sessions and 3 hours of online training. Please ensure that you are able to attend both full days prior registering your interest.
8:00 - 5:00, MSBDC Training Room, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
Class is Full
02/04 'Welcome Home' New Employee Orientation: New employee orientation that provides a unique opportunity to meet leaders and learn more about the University's mission, vision, rich history, the University's "It" factor, and the relationship between Ole Miss Athletics and the University of Mississippi.
8:00 - 1:00, To Be Determined, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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04/03 LEAD: Lead Your Team (Spring Session April 3rd & April 17th): Effective Supervisory Leadership Training: All supervisors and managers, both new and seasoned, are invited to participate in the "Lead Your Team" program. The program consists of two full days of in-class sessions and 3 hours of online training. Please confirm that you are able to attend both full days prior registering your interest.
8:00 - 5:00, Law School (Robert C. Khayat), Rm 2084, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
Class is Full
06/03 'Welcome Home' New Employee Orientation: New employee orientation that provides a unique opportunity to meet leaders and learn more about the University's mission, vision, rich history, the University's "It" factor, and the relationship between Ole Miss Athletics and the University of Mississippi.
8:00 - 1:00, To Be Determined, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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07/10 LEAD: Lead Your Team (Summer Session July 10th & July 24th): Effective Supervisory Leadership Training: All supervisors and managers, both new and seasoned, are invited to participate in the "Lead Your Team" program. The program consists of two full days of in-class sessions and 3 hours of online training. Please confirm that you are able to attend both full days prior registering your interest.
8:00 - 5:00, To Be Determined, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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08/05 'Welcome Home' New Employee Orientation: New employee orientation that provides a unique opportunity to meet leaders and learn more about the University's mission, vision, rich history, the University's "It" factor, and the relationship between Ole Miss Athletics and the University of Mississippi.
8:00 - 1:00, E. F. Yerby Conference Center, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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10/07 'Welcome Home' New Employee Orientation: New employee orientation that provides a unique opportunity to meet leaders and learn more about the University's mission, vision, rich history, the University's "It" factor, and the relationship between Ole Miss Athletics and the University of Mississippi.
8:00 - 1:00, E. F. Yerby Conference Center, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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Contact Shevaun Festervand via phone (662-915-5431) or email (scfester@olemiss.edu) for assistance.

Training On Demand

Supervisors, you may request customized training for your team at your office or workplace. The following courses are available now:

  • Cross the Line
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Everest - The Elements of Success (Leadership & Teamwork)
  • Excelling as a First Time Manager
  • FISH (Employee Motivation)
  • FISHSTICKS (Continue Motivating Employees)
  • Give ‘Em the Pickle (Customer Service)
  • Going the Distance with Professional Communication Skills (Face-to-face, telephone, and email etiquette)
  • It's Okay To Be The Boss
  • Managing a Student Workforce
  • PeopleAdmin
  • Search Committees: Efficient & Effective Processes
  • Strategies for Change Management
  • The Respect Advantage (Diversity)
  • Time Management
  • We're in the Band
  • Who Moved My Cheese?

If you would like to offer training to your team, contact us at (662) 915-5431 or email Shevaun Festervand.