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
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, Lyceum 200, ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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07/15 Leadercast : Leadercast is a unique 1 day leadership event. Pause, take a step back, & make plans to take several steps forward at Leadercast. $60 for UM employees. After you register, your department will be asked to provide a cost center to cover the cost of materials.
8:00 - 4:00, Athletic Team Meeting Room in the Manning Center, JESSICA ANNE HUGHES
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07/24 Wait List for LEAD (Summer Session July 24th & July 31st)
8:00 - 5:00, Conner 210 (School of Accountancy), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
Class is Full
07/24 LEAD: Lead Your Team (Summer Session July 24th & July 31st): 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, Conner 210 (School of Accountancy), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
Class is Full
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.