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We offer professional development training to all UK employees interested in lifelong learning – by doing.

These trainings are experiential opportunities to strengthen job performance, build leadership capabilities, and grow personally and professionally throughout your tenure at the University. This is one way our training team develops and retains the University's talent.

On-demand courses

Creative Problem-Solving

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Using Time Wisely

Learn how to be more productive and get the satisfaction of checking off items on your to-do list.

Interpersonal Skills

Identify and Address Workplace Bullying

Learn about what bullying is, what it is not, and how it is addressed in Human Resources Policies and Procedures

Teamwork

Meeting Focus

Meetings can get a bad reputation when they're not effective – make your meetings enhance productivity.

Remote Work

Advice for Working from Home

Whether remote work is a temporary situation, or it’s more long-term, tips in this session will help you adjust, become more efficient and stay productive.
man working remotely

Evaluating Remote Workers' Performance

We share strategies and best practices for coaching employees, providing feedback and evaluating the performance of your remote workers.

Leading Virtual Meetings

10 min. watch | Learn techniques to help facilitate effective virtual meetings so that your team will stay more engaged, resulting in successful goals and objectives.

Managing Remote Workers

Discuss common challenges related to working remotely, as well as tips for how managers can better support remote employees.

Health and Safety

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COVID-19 Hygiene Best Practices

10 min. course | Simple solutions for social distancing, self-care, and workplace cleaning during COVID-19 response.

Online, instructor-led courses

Communications

Communicating Across Cultures

When faced with an interaction that we don’t understand, it can make us uncomfortable. We communicate the way we do because we are raised in a particular culture and learn it’s language, rules and norms.

Communicating With Success

Your communication skills can help you succeed — or hold you back. In any business role or function, you must be able to convey your ideas in ways that drive effective decision making, teamwork and action.

Personality Differences

As long as you live you will have at least some unwelcome and unproductive friction with others.

Creative Problem-Solving

From Deciding to Doing

Most of us make hundreds of decisions every day.

Group Problem Solving

You and your co-workers encounter a range of range of problems at work.

Thinking Critically

Reasoning is the process of examining data (facts, information, evidence, observations, and experiences) and drawing inferences, judgments, and conclusions from the data.

Interpersonal Skills

Building a Climate of Trust

This workshop is intended for those who lead others (supervisors, managers, etc.)

Leadership

Basics of Leadership

What is a leader? Can you become the leader you envision? During this workshop, we will address the issue of becoming the best leader each of us can be.

Leading Effective Teams

Successful leaders rely on their work groups to create success.

What to Do About Bad Attitude Behaviors

Employees with bad attitudes are in total control of both their perceptions and their actions.

Professionalism

Developing a Winning Image

How important is your professional image? Will you be considered a serious contender for high-visibility, high-potential opportunities if your professional image is lackluster?

Resolving Conflict

Managing Staff Conflict

As a leader, you doubtless encounter conflict among your front line staff members.

Teamwork

Teamwork in a Changing Workplace

During this workshop we will explore just why working together as a team is so important to the success of the University as well as your personal success.

Facilitating Change

Facing the Challenge of Change

Change is something that we face and have to face up to everyday!

Respect

Basics of Diversity

In order to understand diversity, it is important to understand how individuals are different.

Generations in the Workplace

Generations in the Workplace is a half-day workshop that describes the characteristics, values, and motivations of the four generations in the workplace.

Contact

Our team of experienced professional development trainers teach in-person and online classes, as well as lead energizing, interactive workshops.

 

Training and Development

College or Department
Human Resources
Address
Scovell Hall
Phone Number
(859) 257-9555 option 4
Email Address
train@uky.edu