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Training & Development

Professional Development Training

What You Need to Know: 

Professional Development courses are offered to all UK employees on an open enrollment basis. Competency-based courses are designed to meet the University's goal to develop and retain excellent staffing. Our courses provide all University employees the opportunity to strengthen job performance, build leadership capabilities, and foster personal and professional growth throughout their tenure at the University.

For more information or for help in developing your training plan, please contact T&D.

Current Professional Development Courses

Professional Development

  • There are over 7.5 million Muslims and more than 1,200 mosques nationwide. In central Kentucky and UK, we are seeing an increasing Muslim population and a growing diversity of Muslim cultures. Read more »

Communications

Creative Problem-Solving and Flexibility

Interpersonal Skills

Leadership

Professionalism

Resolving Conflict

Special Requests

Teamwork

  • M.E.E.T. on Common Ground - Speaking Up for Respect in the Workplace is a thoughtful, straightforward program that provides practical skills that one can use to create a respectful and inclusive workplace. Read more »

  • Responding to our customers is not just a face-to face proposition. Much, if not most, of our communication is done on the phone and by email. So, how do we maintain our customer service standards using these types of communication?  Read more »

Finance & Business Procedures

  • What are the University's cash operations policies and procedures? Who is responsible for cash handling operations at the University? During this workshop, we will undergo an examination of the University's Cash Operations. Read more »

  • Learn how to use Concur, UK's on-line travel reservation system. Read more »

  • During this class, the details of I-9 processing for UK employees will be taught, including forms and deadlines pertaining to I-9 regulations. Read more »

  • Fraud is not accidental or inadvertent, but rather a deliberate act committed for personal gain. Read more »

  • This workshop is designed for University departmental Business Officers and Account Clerks responsible for administering departmental travel and completing Travel Expense Vouchers as well as faculty and staff that travel on behalf of the University. Read more »

  • Learn the guidelines and procedures of UK's Travel Management Services Program. Read more »

  • Learn the policy and procedures for making travel arrangements for UK official business travel Read more »

  • Learn how to use Trip Manager, UK's on-line reservation system. Read more »

Employment

  • How do you know if you are asking the right questions in an interview? You don't want to waste your time or the applicant's time, however you do want to select the best-fit candidate for your position. Read more »

  • How do you know if you are asking the right questions in an interview and if those questions are appropriate and legal? Although you don't want to waste your time or the applicant's time, you do want to select the best-fit candidate for your position. Read more »

  • After attending the Behavior Based Interviewing 1-Day training session, you will have a better understanding of: The concept of behavior based interviewing. Read more »

  • How do you know if you are asking the right questions in an interview? You don't want to waste your time or the applicant's time, however you do want to select the best-fit candidate for your position. Read more »

  • How do you know if you are asking the right questions in an interview? You don't want to waste your time or the applicant's time, however you do want to select the best-fit candidate for your position. Read more »

  • How do you know if you are asking the right questions in an interview? You don't want to waste your time or the applicant's time, however you do want to select the best-fit candidate for your position. Read more »

  • This class will help decipher the dos, don'ts and why's of what is appropriate and inappropriate to discuss in an interview. Read more »

  • The Office of Legal Counsel is launching its first legal "101" training sessions to selected groups within the UK community. Read more »

  • This class will help decipher the dos, don'ts and why's of what is appropriate and inappropriate to discuss in an interview. Read more »

  • How do you know what steps to take to hire a new employee at UK? Or know what resources and tools are available to aid you through the process? This training will walk you through the fundamentals of UK's hiring process. Read more »