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Business — UB Business Tools and Resource Guides

2/3/17
Presented by The Travel Team Inc., this online live training session takes place monthly. You can register and sign in to an open line session where you will learn more about the Concur online travel booking tool functionality and updates to the system.
4/20/17
This series of online classes will introduce you to the Electronic Personnel Transaction Form system (ePTF), which was designed to make it easy to submit, track and manage the various requests and data associated with reclassification, pay increases, processing new hires, promotions, appointments and reappointments and other personnel actions.
2/3/17
The eReq training session for an individual or small group provides a basic understanding of eReq terms, workflow actions and helpful hints. The session lasts about one hour.
2/3/17
The eReq Quick Guide provides a basic understanding of eReq terms, workflow actions and helpful hints. Comprehensive training takes place, by request, for new eReq operators on a one on one basis.
2/3/17
This online class provides an overview of the features and benefits of the COEUS system used to create online funding applications. The class has separate modules that review how to develop your proposal, develop your budget and submit your proposal. You can select which modules you desire to explore. After completing this class, you will better understand how the system can help you more efficiently manage the proposal process.  
2/3/17
Learn how to log into SIRI, navigate and use the features of SIRI and better understand the information available in Money, People, Procurement and Reports dashboards. This training is a two-hour session with plenty of time for questions and individual guidance.
2/3/17
This one hour session, available at your department location or at Crofts Hall, will help new Inventory coordinators understand their role, refresh current Inventory coordinators of their role and provide department administrators with an overview of the university’s inventory requirements.
2/3/17
Take an online tour through the Line Assignment application and learn how to log in and utilize the selection criteria to get a line for your position.
5/24/17
Take a tour through the New Employee Welcome Application to learn how to submit a request for a welcome packet for new employees.
5/24/17
This online course is intended to familiarize you with the rules and standards of the Payment Card Industry ( PCI) by reviewing the standards and how they apply to you.
2/3/17
This online course is intended to familiarize you with the essentials of budget revisions and the eBudget application.
2/3/17
The RF Approver Step eReq Quick Guide provides a basic understanding of eReq terms, workflow actions and helpful hints for the Principal Investigator and/or the individual delegated by a Principal Investigator as an eReq approver for RF accounts. Comprehensive training takes place, by request, for new eReq operators on a one on one basis.
5/12/17
The Research Foundation Procurement Card Guidelines are designed to provide guidance in the proper use of the Research Foundation PCard for new and current cardholders. Comprehensive training takes place on a one-on-one basis.
2/3/17
This guide will demonstrate in a step by step manner how to log into SIRI and how to navigate and use the features of SIRI dashboards and reports.
5/12/17
The State Procurement Card Guidelines are designed to provide guidance in the proper use of the State PCard for new and current cardholders. One-on-one training occurs between the new cardholder and Procurement Card Administrator when the PCard is ready for distribution.
5/24/17
This online course will show you how to reconcile and certify your State Procurement Card (PCard) transactions in the SUNY Finance and Management system on the SUNY Employee Services Web Portal.
2/3/17
The guide for How to Select a Supplier For My Electronic Requisition (eReq) provides step by step instructions on how use the Supplier tab. There are five screens in the Supplier tab: Supplier Search, Supplier Add/Edit, Supplier Home, UB Supplier File Search, Supplier Advanced Search.
2/3/17
The Travel Guidelines provide an overview of how to arrange and pay for travel expenses when engaged in official UB business. This customized training can range from 30 minutes to two hours in length.  It can be for an individual, a small group or a large group.  
5/24/17
Learn how to navigate UB Jobs, submit positions for classification and manage postings.  

Communication — Presentations, in Writing, One-On-One

Interpersonal

2/2/17
Improve your communication skills using the DiSC® assessment to provide insight into your preferred communication style and learn how to determine the ideal approach to use with each of your colleagues.
2/10/17
Learn how to leverage your preferred approach to communication and effectively interact with others in a more positive and productive way.
2/3/17
Gain insight into the differences in the way people approach work based on their gender, generation and cultural background.
2/3/17
Learn techniques that will grab your reader’s attention and improve your ability to create professional documents that are clear, concise and correct every time. 

Presentations

2/3/17
Learn to develop a concise and influential message by effectively planning your presentation. 
2/3/17
Craft PowerPoints that will support your presentations with polish and professionalism. Work smarter not harder, by planning your presentation before even opening PowerPoint.

Professional Networking

2/3/17
Learn how to cultivate and maintain the connections made at professional meetings and events. Explore the appropriate etiquette for business functions and practice effective introduction techniques.
2/3/17
Learn how to manage your personal profile and leverage your professional contacts using LinkedIn.

Compliance — Required for Your Job

2/3/17
This online class will help you recognize the tactics used by others to obtain sensitive and protected information. In the university environment, most of us deal with sensitive information on a daily basis — sometimes without realizing it. We all have a responsibility to ensure that UB data remains secure.  
5/24/17
This online course is intended to familiarize you with the rules and standards of the Payment Card Industry ( PCI) by reviewing the standards and how they apply to you.
2/3/17
Learn about the SUNY project that is part of the Public Integrity Reform Act of 2011.
5/24/17
This online class reviews UB’s time and attendance rules for state faculty and staff to help you understand how to properly manage your days off from work.
2/3/17
This online class reviews UB’s Workplace Violence Policy and helps you to identify potentially violent situations so that you can help to keep our campus safe and secure. 

Computing and Software — Develop and Enhance Your Skills

Adobe Acrobat

2/3/17
Learn how to create a form with interactive elements using Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat.

Apple

2/3/17
Get the most from your iPad by learning the essentials of how to operate, utilize and update your iPad. 
2/3/17
Get work done from your iPad by learning about advanced techniques and specialized apps to get the most out of your iPad.

Microsoft Access

2/3/17
This class will teach you basic database concepts, how to create and modify databases and the components within a database. 
2/3/17
Narrow down a data set to fit a particular need using queries in Microsoft Access. This class will expand on your knowledge from the Introduction to Microsoft Access class.
2/3/17
Discover forms and reports based on access tables and expand on your knowledge obtained from attending the Introduction to Microsoft Access class.
2/3/17
Discover the tools and settings available to administer your Access database and make it user-friendly for your end users.

Microsoft Excel

2/3/17
New to the world of columns, rows and cells?  Learn to create and modify basic worksheets and discover tips and tricks that will make you more productive with spreadsheets.
2/3/17
Make your data eye catching and easier to read by learning to create and modify tables and charts in Microsoft Excel. 
2/3/17
Create formulas using basic math and built-in Excel functions. This class is designed for the seasoned Microsoft Excel user.
2/3/17
Narrow down your data to help analyze and answer complex questions using tools available in Microsoft Excel.

Microsoft Office

2/3/17
This online class will introduce you to the Microsoft Office 2010 suite that is used on many UB computers. Learn about the new features including the Backstage View, the Quick Access Toolbar and the interactive Ribbon. This class is recommended before attending the Introduction classes offered through Organizational Development & Training (OD&T).
2/3/17
Still struggling with the software after attending a class?  Attend a follow-up session to sit side-by-side with one of our experts who will guide you through the challenges you are facing with the software.
2/3/17
These are fast and easy to follow online training videos that will help solve common Microsoft problems.  They are available to you from any computer with an internet connection at any time of day or night - when it is convenient for you.

Microsoft Outlook

2/3/17
Stay above the email sea and manage all those meetings using the productivity tools available in Microsoft Outlook.

Microsoft Powerpoint

2/3/17
New to PowerPoint? This class is geared towards the Microsoft PowerPoint beginner and will help you learn to create and modify basic presentations. 
2/3/17
Craft PowerPoints that will support your presentations with polish and professionalism. Work smarter not harder, by planning your presentation before even opening PowerPoint.
2/3/17
Engage your audience by discovering the world of animations and slide transitions to enhance your PowerPoint presentations.

Microsoft Publisher

2/3/17
Need to create a newsletter, but you're not a graphic designer?  Learn to use and modify the templates available in Publisher to design and deliver a professional looking newsletter in no time flat.

Microsoft Word

2/3/17
Designed for the Microsoft Word beginner, this class will teach you to create and modify basic documents as well as discover tools to improve the overall appearance.
2/3/17
Discover advanced formatting tools to make your documents polished and professional.
2/3/17
Discover the art of mass personalization using Microsoft Word. This class will teach you how to personalize email messages and letters for a large distribution.

Windows 7

2/3/17
This online class will introduce you to the Windows 7 operating system that is used on many UB computers. Learn about the new features including the snipping tool, pinning options and window functionality such as peek, snap and shake. The class will also explore the new address bar and searching capabilities.

Orientation — Getting Started in a New Job or Place

2/3/17
Designed for supervisors who are new to the University or recently promoted, this orientation will introduce you to UB management philosophies and policies. 
2/3/17
As part of the comprehensive orientation program to UB, new employees are invited to attend a Campus Bus Tour, which consists of a two-hour tour highlighting various buildings on the North and South campuses. This tour is offered at least twice a year.
5/24/17
We have designed our orientation program to provide new employees with the information that they need to make a smooth transition into their new role here at UB.
2/3/17
This nine-class series prepares managers to effectively manage employee performance.
2/3/17
As part of the comprehensive orientation program to UB, new employees are invited to attend a Downtown Bus Tour, which consists of a three-hour tour highlighting points of interest and valuable information about the medical corridor as well as new and existing UB buildings located on the Downtown Campus. This tour is offered at least twice a year.
2/3/17
Learn how to set up your student employees for success by providing clear expectations, planning and directing the students' work and developing their skills.   

Productivity — Be More Effective and Efficient

2/3/17
Learn to make the most of your involvement when asked to participate on a project or committee or when representing your department by attending a meeting.
2/3/17
Increase your productivity by learning to use time management strategies to better organize your work and the events in your life.
2/3/17
Familiarize yourself with your natural responses to change by taking the Change Management Effectiveness Profile. Develop strategies to improve your ability to effectively navigate changes in your work environment and ultimately become a change agent.
2/3/17
Learn to organize and run productive meetings by exploring the planning, preparation, facilitation and follow-through phases of meeting management.
2/3/17
Discover new ways to maximize your creative potential and break the mental barriers that limit innovation. 

Strengths Series

2/3/17
Uncover your natural talents using the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment and personal reflection exercises.
2/3/17
This follow-up to the Discover Your Strengths class builds on the work of the Gallup Organization and the theory of focusing on your strengths. It teaches you to capitalize on your top two strength roles to reveal your edge at work. 

Relationships — Build Rapport with Colleagues and Customers

Build Rapport

2/3/17
Learn to effectively manage conflict and achieve win-win outcomes by utilizing strategies to foster positive relationships and create a positive work environment.
2/3/17
Designed for your team to attend together, discover the unique team role each person contributes and how to maximize the team’s combination of strengths to ensure productivity and cohesiveness.
2/3/17
Explore the fundamental character principles and best practices that can be used to ensure customers always feel welcome, are treated with respect and have an exceptional service experience every time they interact with your department.
2/3/17
Improve your ability to interact effectively at multiple levels in the organization and improve the quality of your relationships at work.
2/3/17
Learn strategies for reaching win-win agreements with your colleagues. Discover how to focus on the interests, rather than the positions, of each person to direct everyone’s efforts toward finding a positive resolution for all parties. 

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®

2/3/17
Discover your MBTI personality preferences and learn to use them to improve your work relationships and productivity.
2/3/17
Learn more about MBTI and how to better understand the people with whom you work and live.

Safety and Security — in the Workplace for Yourself and Others

2/3/17
This online class introduces you to the Child Protection Policy, which is designed to support UB’s commitment to protect the safety and welfare of children on campus.
2/3/17
This online class will help you recognize the tactics used by others to obtain sensitive and protected information. In the university environment, most of us deal with sensitive information on a daily basis — sometimes without realizing it. We all have a responsibility to ensure that UB data remains secure.  
2/3/17
This online class will familiarize you with the Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) that have been installed in all campus buildings to be used during cardiac arrest events. It will provide an overview of cardiac emergency preparedness to help you understand what you can do to assist someone in the event of a cardiac emergency.
2/3/17
This online class focuses on preventing unlawful harassment in the workplace. Learn how to identify potentially harassing situations and what you can do if you feel threatened.
2/3/17
This online class reviews UB’s Workplace Violence Policy and helps you to identify potentially violent situations so that you can help to keep our campus safe and secure. 

Supervision — for Everyone's Success

2/3/17
This class provides an opportunity to refine and practice your coaching skills using the GROW Coaching Model.
2/3/17
This nine-class series prepares managers to effectively manage employee performance.
4/10/17
This four-class series is the next step for CPM graduates to continue developing with a focus on leadership.
3/3/17
Hire for competence and fit by improving your selection process. Learn how to reduce hiring mistakes by more accurately assessing a candidate’s potential.
2/3/17
Designed for supervisors who want to improve their capacity to lead their staff through change.
2/3/17
Learn how to set up your student employees for success by providing clear expectations, planning and directing the students' work and developing their skills.   
2/3/17
Designed for supervisors who are new to the University or recently promoted, this orientation will introduce you to UB management philosophies and policies. 
2/3/17
Designed for supervisors who want to improve relationships within their departments and work outcomes by focusing on the key management skill of building trust.
2/3/17
You will learn how the UB Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help you, the supervisor, manage challenging and sometimes very stressful workplace situations that can impact your ability to manage your people well and get the job done.

Wellness and Health — for Your Sake

2/3/17
If you’re thinking about retirement and are wondering: what’s my risk? Are there types of risk, and how can I determine my tolerance? What is asset allocation, when should it change and when should it be kept the same? How much money will I need to retire? How much do I need to save today, in order to get there? What if my income stops tomorrow, due to a disability or death? Learn more during this free lunchtime program.
9/14/16
This semester-long class offered in partnership with Recreation and Intramural Services will help to improve your cardiovascular fitness and endurance. Group classes will consist of energetic workouts including strength, cardio and core in one workout.
3/8/17
The campus walking program features a one-mile walk around either the North or South Campus. Each week we will meet as a group and walk around campus at our own pace while learning some interesting facts about the University at Buffalo.
2/3/17
Learn ways to help protect your estate and assets as you grow older from an elder law attorney during this free lunchtime program.
2/3/17
Women face unique challenges such as the retirement gender gap. It can leave a woman’s savings lagging that of a man’s. Discover new ways to balance priorities like budgeting and debt management.
10/21/16
Take the pledge to not gain any weight this holiday season and join our Freeze the Gain program.
9/14/16
This semester-long class offered in partnership with Recreation and Intramural Services will help to improve your cardiovascular fitness and endurance. Group classes will consist of high-intensity intervals combining strength, cardio and core.
2/3/17
Learn methods that help you qualify for and protect your assets should you need Medicaid benefits to help pay for elder care costs during this free lunchtime program.
2/3/17
Reduce stress and anxiety by learning this meditation technique.
9/14/16
This semester-long class offered in partnership with Recreation and Intramural Services will help you to tone your body from head to toe. Group classes will consist of weight lifting exercises using equipment and your own body weight as resistance.
3/23/17
Leave your stress behind: Discover and explore a myriad of techniques, resources and information proven to reduce your stress.
2/3/17
This online class provides an overview on Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) benefits. Learn about the specifics of FMLA in the event that you personally need to utilize this benefit. 

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