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.

The LEAD Series

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

Upcoming Training Sessions

DateCourse
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.
9:00 - 4:00, Athletic Team Meeting Room in the Manning Center, JESSICA ANNE HUGHES
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07/21 How An Event Tells Our Ole Miss Story
9:00 - 10:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), CHRISTINE SUE WALLACE
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07/23 Event Metrics and Why They Matter
9:00 - 10:30, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), CHRISTINE SUE WALLACE
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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.
8:30 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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07/24 Wait List for LEAD (Summer Session July 24th & July 31st)
8:30 - 5:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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07/29 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, Conner 211 (School of Accountancy), VICKY H JOHNSON
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07/29 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, Conner 211 (School of Accountancy), REGINA B JOHNSON
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07/29 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, Conner 211 (School of Accountancy), REGINA B JOHNSON
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07/29 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.
11:30 - 12:00, Conner 211 (School of Accountancy), JUDY HOPPER
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07/29 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, Conner 211 (School of Accountancy), PAMELA KAY JOHNSON
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07/29 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.
2:00 - 2:45, Conner 211 (School of Accountancy), KATHY H PARKER
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07/29 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, Conner 211 (School of Accountancy), RACHEL R BOST
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07/29 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, Conner 211 (School of Accountancy), PAMELA K ROY
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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.
8:30 - 1:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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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.
8:30 - 1:00, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room (East End), ANDREA MARIA JEKABSONS
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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.