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.

Upcoming Training Sessions

DateCourse
08/05 Search Committees: Efficient & Effective Processes
9:30 - 10:30, Union 405, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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08/05 Ready, Set, Go! by ActiveHealth: Do you find yourself setting the same goals each year? In this workshop, you will learn about the 5 Stages of Change, the importance of each stage and how to use this understanding to better achieve your health goals.
10:00 - 11:00, Ventress Conference Room, SHEVAUN CHERISE FESTERVAND
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08/19 Time of Your Life (Time Management) by ActiveHealth: Is time working for you or against you? In this workshop, you will learn how to become more aware of time and how to make it work in your favor.
10:00 - 11:00, Ventress Conference Room, SHEVAUN CHERISE FESTERVAND
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09/02 Mindful Eating by ActiveHealth: Explore the different types of hunger and how to increase awareness of your daily eating habits.
10:00 - 11:00, Ventress Conference Room, SHEVAUN CHERISE FESTERVAND
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09/16 Eating for Energy by ActiveHealth: Whether you are training for an endurance event or just want to have more energy through the work day, this workshop will teach you how to provide your body with the fuel it needs to keep your energy level up.
10:00 - 11:00, Ventress Conference Room, SHEVAUN CHERISE FESTERVAND
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10/07 Women's Health by ActiveHealth: How do women differ than men when it comes to health? Learn the top female health threats, age specific preventative screenings, and steps to make health a priority in your life.
10:00 - 11:00, Ventress Conference Room, SHEVAUN CHERISE FESTERVAND
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10/21 Men's Health by ActiveHealth: We will cover important screenings for men, age specific goals to keep in mind, how to ask your doctor questions, myths, and much more!
10:00 - 11:00, Ventress Conference Room, SHEVAUN CHERISE FESTERVAND
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11/04 Healthy Holidays by ActiveHealth: We will discuss ways to stick with your health goals during the hectic holiday season.
10:00 - 11:00, Ventress Conference Room, SHEVAUN CHERISE FESTERVAND
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11/18 Battling Holiday Stress by ActiveHealth: Did you know December is considered the most stressful month of the year? We will give you tips and resources to keep calm during the holidays.
10:00 - 11:00, Ventress Conference Room, SHEVAUN CHERISE FESTERVAND
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12/02 Calm Waters: Relieve Stress by ActiveHealth: Learn tips and techniques to better manage your stress!
10:00 - 11:00, Ventress Conference Room, SHEVAUN CHERISE FESTERVAND
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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.