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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. course | 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

Tips on 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.

We can do even more! Request a facilitator for your group

In addition to the scheduled courses listed below, we can create a session that works for you and your colleagues.

We offer consulting for:

  • Team retreats
  • Faculty events
  • Staff training
  • Group orientations
  • And more!

We'll work together to design a session with you based on your group's needs.

Our facilitators can also present any of our available courses by request for your group.

Instructor-led courses

Communications

Communicating Across Cultures

Becoming more aware of our cultural differences and similarities will help us communicate with each other more effectively.

Communicating With Success

Learn communication skills to help you drive effective decision making, teamwork and action.

Personality Differences

Explore what personality differences mean and how to turn stress and irritations into understanding and productivity.

Presenting Effectively

Designed for the professional who is occasionally (or frequently!) required to make presentations, this intense, practice-focused workshop extends over two sessions.

Principles of Effective Writing

Learn how to craft clear and persuasive messages, which is a skill essential to your professional success.

Creative Problem-Solving

From Deciding to Doing

Learn how to think critically about your goals and how you can prepare, so that any goal is within reach

Group Problem Solving

Explore a quick and easy 3-stage problem-solving process you and your co-workers can use together.

Liberating Structures

Learn how to choose and facilitate methods for engaging everyone, at all levels, to contribute.

Thinking Critically

Learn how creativity connects to critical thinking and how to use both to identify and solve root problems.

Interpersonal Skills

Building a Climate of Trust

Learn your role as a supervisor or leader in developing a trusting workplace environment and strategies to make it happen.

Building Professional Relationships

Learn how to present yourself in a way that shows you keep an open mind and maintain open and honest communication, and that you stick to your convictions as diplomatically as possible.

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

Learn about emotional intelligence, how you can increase it and use it, especially when facing challenges.

Leadership

Basics of Leadership

We'll explore the topic conceptually and practically to become the best leader each of us can be.

Coaching and Feedback

Uncover talent, strengthen your team, and positively and constructively guide employees.

Leading Effective Teams

Learn positive steps you can take to create an empowering climate and influence your team to succeed.

What to Do About Bad Attitude Behaviors

Learn how you can contribute to reducing bad attitude behaviors in your work area.

Professionalism

Developing a Winning Image

Learn how to build your personal brand, grow and nurture your network and more.

Resolving Conflict

Managing Staff Conflict

Learn how to diagnose conflict issues, identify the three stages of conflict and apply five conflict management strategies.

Teamwork

Teamwork in a Changing Workplace

Explore just why working together as a team is so important to the success of the university as well as your personal success.

Customer Service

Providing Exceptional Customer Service

Learn what exceptional customer service is and why it matters, and then develop an action plan.

Facilitating Change

Facing the Challenge of Change

Discover your personal change style and better understand resilience and coping strategies for nonstop change.

Respect

Basics of Diversity

Learn about all the dimensions in which individuals are different and how to create an environment that encourages appreciation of diversity instead of biases.

Generations in the Workplace

Learn how each generation defines success and investigate the differences that impact communication and relationships in the work environment.

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