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Learning + Development

The Learning 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.

Making the Commitment

These sessions are provided for your personal and professional development, but keep in mind that when you register you are making a commitment to attend. If you are not sure that you can attend, wait to register until you have checked your calendar for conflicts. Once you have registered, be sure to add the training workshop to your calendar and save the registration confirmation email for easy unenrollment access.

The Search Series

Learn more about our Search Series that reviews search commitee processes, interviewing techniques, and applications site administration. More.

SAP Training

SAP logoSAP Training is a prerequisite for access to SAP. IT offers training in twelve areas of SAP commonly used by academic and administrative employees.

The LEAD Series

Learn more about our LEAD Series that offers courses of interest to individuals, supervisors, and directors. More.

Leadercast

The University of Mississippi is a proud host site of the annual Leadercast conference on leadership. Learn more here.

Upcoming Sessions

DateCourseRegistration
10/04 Boost Your Brain Power as You Age by RebelWell ActiveHealth: As the years pass, your health becomes more important than ever. We?ll discuss how to improve your memory, boost your brain power and develop tools for staying healthy as you age.
3:45 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), NICHOLAS BETTS
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10/05 '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 - 3:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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10/07 PeopleAdmin (jobs.olemiss.edu website) Overview: Tips and Best Practices for navigating through PeopleAdmin 7.
9:00 - 10:00, Weir 107, JESSICA ANNE HUGHES
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10/25 Lead Simply + Responsibly (Oct. 25th + 26th): The two half-day program is designed for all leaders, not just newly hired leaders to enhance your understanding of leadership through realizing the significance of effective empowerment, appreciation, and development. This program includes topics to enrich strong leadership behaviors within the parameters of the university policies, practices, and procedures. Attendance on both days is not mandatory with your registration. Attend the sessions as your schedule allows.
8:00 - 12:00, Jackson Avenue Event Center, ANDREA JEKABSONS
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11/01 Cold Weather Exercise by RebelWell ActiveHealth: Learn how your body responds to cold temperatures, and even warns you when it's under stress. Plus tips to stay active (while staying safe) throughout the cooler months. Body Fat Percentage Table Participants have body fat percentage measured by Onsite Coach via bioelectrical impendence. Coach discusses body mass index (BMI) versus body fat percentage and the impact both measures have on health.
3:45 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), NICHOLAS BETTS
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11/15 LEAD: Lead Your Team (Nov. 15 + 29): Lead Your Team is a two-day program designed to develop the skills necessary to appropriately supervise at the University of Mississippi. This is a core course highly recommended for employees with supervisory and people management responsibilities. Supervisors and managers are encouraged to participate and learn how to supervise professionally and accordingly. $100 Late Cancellation Fee.
8:30 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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12/06 The Gift of Health by RebelWell ActiveHealth: Learn ways to enjoy the holidays this year, without the annual feelings of guilt and stress. We?ll help you get more out of the food, family and celebrations. Healthy Holidays Activity Table Trivia questions are posed to participants about budgeting time, money, and calories throughout the holiday season. The display is made visual by having participants guess the number of items (candies, marbles, coffee beans) stacked in a jar.
3:45 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), NICHOLAS BETTS
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12/13 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, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), VICKY H JOHNSON
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12/13 E-Form 1 Training - E-Form 1 Used for New Hires & E-Form 3 Used 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, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), REGINA B JOHNSON
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12/13 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, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), REGINA B JOHNSON
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12/13 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.
11:30 - 12:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), KATHY H PARKER
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12/13 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, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), PAMELA KAY JOHNSON
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12/13 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.
2:00 - 2:45, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), JUDY HOPPER
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12/13 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, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), RACHEL R BOST
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12/13 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, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), WILLIAM M COOK
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01/10 Time & Energy Management: This workshop will give you helpful tips on how to manage your time and energy more efficiently.
10:00 - 12:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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01/19 LEAD: Lead Yourself: All staff employees, both seasoned employees and recent hires, are invited to participate in this program. These sessions focus on what it takes to give your best at work.
8:30 - 4:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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02/07 '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 - 3:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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02/14 LEAD: Lead Your Team (Feb. 14 + 28): Lead Your Team is a two-day program designed to develop the skills necessary to appropriately supervise at the University of Mississippi. This is a core course highly recommended for employees with supervisory and people management responsibilities. Supervisors and managers are encouraged to participate and learn how to supervise professionally and accordingly. $100 Late Cancellation Fee.
8:30 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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03/23 LEAD: Lead Yourself: All staff employees, both seasoned employees and recent hires, are invited to participate in this program. These sessions focus on what it takes to give your best at work.
8:30 - 4:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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04/04 LEAD: Lead Your Team (April 4 + 18): Lead Your Team is a two-day program designed to develop the skills necessary to appropriately supervise at the University of Mississippi. This is a core course highly recommended for employees with supervisory and people management responsibilities. Supervisors and managers are encouraged to participate and learn how to supervise professionally and accordingly. $100 Late Cancellation Fee.
8:30 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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06/06 '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 - 3:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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06/15 LEAD: Lead Yourself: All staff employees, both seasoned employees and recent hires, are invited to participate in this program. These sessions focus on what it takes to give your best at work.
8:30 - 4:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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08/08 '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 - 3:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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09/05 LEAD: Lead Your Team (Sept. 5 + 19): Lead Your Team is a two-day program designed to develop the skills necessary to appropriately supervise at the University of Mississippi. This is a core course highly recommended for employees with supervisory and people management responsibilities. Supervisors and managers are encouraged to participate and learn how to supervise professionally and accordingly. $100 Late Cancellation Fee.
8:30 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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09/06 '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 - 3:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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10/03 '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 - 3:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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10/12 LEAD: Lead Yourself: All staff employees, both seasoned employees and recent hires, are invited to participate in this program. These sessions focus on what it takes to give your best at work.
8:30 - 4:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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11/14 LEAD: Lead Your Team (Nov. 14 + 28): Lead Your Team is a two-day program designed to develop the skills necessary to appropriately supervise at the University of Mississippi. This is a core course highly recommended for employees with supervisory and people management responsibilities. Supervisors and managers are encouraged to participate and learn how to supervise professionally and accordingly. $100 Late Cancellation Fee.
8:30 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA JEKABSONS
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Contact Nicholas Betts via phone (662-915-5431) or email (nbetts@olemiss.edu) for assistance.

Programs 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
  • Winning & Dealing (Dealing with Difficult People)
  • Everest - The Elements of Success (Leadership & Teamwork)
  • Excelling as a First Time Manager
  • FISH (Employee Motivation)
  • 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 & Energy Management
  • We're in the Band

If you would like to offer programs to your team, please contact Nicholas Betts.