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.

Making the Commitment

These training 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 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 Training Sessions

DateCourse
09/01 Mental Wellness by RebelWell ActiveHealth
3:45 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), KATHERINE WATSON
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09/23 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 MARIA JEKABSONS
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10/06 Organic Foods by RebelWell ActiveHealth
3:45 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), KATHERINE WATSON
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10/14 '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 - 2:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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10/16 Wait list for LEAD: Lead Your Team (October 16th + 30th): 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.
8:30 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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10/16 LEAD: Lead Your Team (October 16th + 30th): 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.
8:30 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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11/03 Preventative Posture by RebelWell ActiveHealth
3:45 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), KATHERINE WATSON
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11/13 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 MARIA JEKABSONS
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12/01 Relaxation Techniques by RebelWell ActiveHealth
3:45 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), KATHERINE WATSON
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12/16 The Five Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity: The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity process measurably increases productivity of individuals, teams, and organizations. Participants make more selective, high-impact choices about where to invest their valuable time, attention, and energy. ($100 materials fee)
8:30 - 4:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
Class is Full
01/13 LEAD: Lead Your Team (Jan 13th + 20th): 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.
8:30 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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01/13 Wait list for LEAD: Lead Your Team (Jan 13th + 20th): 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.
8:30 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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02/03 '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 - 2:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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02/12 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 MARIA JEKABSONS
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03/08 LEAD: Lead Your Team (March 8th + 22nd): 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.
8:30 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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03/08 Wait list for LEAD: Lead Your Team (March 8th + 22nd): 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.
8:30 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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04/19 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 MARIA JEKABSONS
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06/01 '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 - 2:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
Sign Up
08/03 '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 - 2:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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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 - 2:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
Sign Up

Contact Kat Watson via phone (662-915-5431) or email (kwatson2@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 Kat Watson.