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
09/29 Search Committees: Efficient & Effective Processes
2:30 - 3:30, Library 106D, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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10/01 '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, Jackson Avenue Center Multipurpose Room, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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10/10 LEAD: Lead Your Team (Fall Session Oct 10th & Oct 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, Law School (Robert C. Khayat), Rm 2084, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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10/13 Hiring & Promoting
1:30 - 3:00, Library 106D, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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10/23 Managing a Student Workforce
9:30 - 10:30, Library 106D, SHEVAUN CHERISE FESTERVAND
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10/29 Time Management : Are you continuously adding things to your to-do list? Do you never seem to get anything done? A lack of effective time management skills may be the cause of your lost productivity. This seminar will give tips on how to organize and prioritize both your office and your day.
9:30 - 11:00, Library 106D, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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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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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
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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
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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, To Be Determined, 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, To Be Determined, 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.