Staff Incentive Learning Opportunities

Ongoing Resources and Training
Lynda.com

Various topics

Is an amazing resource of "how-to" videos on a large variety of topics. It began as a resource for teaching people how to use technology, but has expanded over the years to include many different topics. This resource is free to employees and students of the College and VIMS and is being sponsored by Swem Library, Information Technology (IT), and Human Resources (HR). Lynda.com 

Classes ongoing - check website.

The Learning Center

Various topics

The new site is now available to all users. DHRM upgraded to a new system and is available for those employees who need to take training courses mandated or offered through the Commonwealth of Virginia. Your STATE ID number (found on health insurance cards) is needed to access the system. Once you enter the system, you can change the Login ID to your W&M ID or some other ID that is personal to you. Questions - contact Babs Bengtson (757-221-1845). Learning Center

Classes ongoing  

Communication, Training & Skill Enhancement
Travel Training Monthly Workshops 

Basic Travel Training workshops will be held monthly in the General Accounting Conference Room on Mt. Vernon Ave. The training will focus on current College Travel Policy requirements, a review of the required forms and tips on completing the forms. The workshops will also provide participants an opportunity to address specific questions or concerns. Workshops are limited to 10 participants. To register, please go to: www.wm.edu/offices/ ... ts/travel-training.php

See website for class dates/times

Communication, Training & Skill Enhancement
Moving & Relocation-Bi-Monthly Training Workshops

Moving & Relocation Training workshops will be held bi-monthly in the General Accounting Conference Room on Mt. Vernon Ave. The training will focus on current State and Federal requirements to the university's policy, a review of the required forms, and tips on completing the forms. The workshops will also provide participants an opportunity to address specific questions or concerns. Workshops are limited to 10 participants. To register, please go to: www.wm.edu/offices/ ... elocation-training.php

See website for class dates/times

Category
New Resources, Training and Informational Sessions

Personal Foundations

 

Flourishing in a Relentless World (Sponsored by: W&M Women's Network)

Along with the many demands of our work, we are often managing important life issues. How do we attend to these issues effectively, be productive and fulfilled in our work, and be healthy along the way? Kelly Crace, Associate VP for Health & Wellness will lead a conversation on developing strategies that promote flourishing during times of hardship or relentless demands. Date: January 22, 2018 Time: 12pm - 1pm Location: Sadler Center, Chesapeake A More info at /events.wm.edu/even ... ew/womensnetwork/96194

Common Ground
Campus Protests & Free Speech

Sponsored by: Student Affairs, Office of Diversity & Inclusion and Student Assembly

Students, faculty and staff are invited to join Dean Dave Douglas, Dean Marjorie Thomas, Professor Vivian Hamilton & Professor Tim Zick in a forum discussion on the intersection between First Amendment rights and protests on public university campuses. Audience members will participate in electronic polling for each scenario (bring a cell phone or other internet-enabled device) and have the opportunity to engage the panel in questions.

Thursday, January 25th 12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m. Commonwealth Auditorium

Personal Foundations
CommonHealth of VA: Making Friends with Stress (Sponsored by: Human Resources)

Stress is bad, right? Tell someone you are stressed and they will react with sympathy and concern. Recent research contradicts this popular perception of stress and tells us that stress can actually be good for us. Learn how to make stress your friend.

2/8/18 3:30pm-4:30pm Sadler Center - York Room

Register via Cornerstone Go to: cornerstone.wm.edu Search: CommonHealth of Virginia Click on the link and select the session(s) you would like to attend. Request Training

Communication, Training & Skill Enhancement
Cornerstone 101 Training (Sponsored by: Human Resources)

Discover new ways you can use Cornerstone! This session will discuss the basics and it will show you the different features available to you on the Welcome Page. Learn how to manage your own personal training with this self-guided tool and gain knowledge about the performance review process.

2/12/18 3:30pm-4:30pm Bell Hall -Training Room

Register via Cornerstone Go to: cornerstone.wm.edu Search: Cornerstone 101 Click on the link and select the session(s) you would like to attend. Request Training

Personal Foundations
Conversations about Dementia

The Alzheimer's Association offers several educational programs for families & individuals, as well as interested community members. Learn helpful tips to guide you in having difficult conversations with family members, including going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal & financial plans.

2/13/2018 3:30-4:30pm Sadler Center, Chesapeake B

Register via Cornerstone Go to: cornerstone.wm.edu
Search: Alzheimer's Click on the link and select the session(s) you would like to attend Request Training

Personal Foundations
Healthy Eating Series (Sponsored by: Human Resources)

Weight Loss: No Nonsense Tips for the Journey - Weight loss is a journey but it's learning that some of the roads we take can either help us or harm us. Understanding these roads is an important step in that journey.

2/28/18 3:30pm-4:30pm Sadler Center - York Room

Register via Cornerstone
1. Go to: cornerstone.wm.edu
2. Sign in
3. Search: Healthy Eating Series
4. Click on the link and select the session(s) you would like to attend
5. Request Training

Personal Foundations
TIAA Workshop-Inside Money: Managing Income & Debt Topics: How to make your money work.

The importance of cash flow and how to use it. Saving and spending. Understanding debt and how to manage it.

3/20/18 - 11:00 am - Noon - Sadler Center, York Room

Register via Cornerstone:  
1.Go to: cornerstone.wm.edu
2.Search: TIAA Workshops
3.Select the session(s) you would like to attend
4.Request Training

Personal Foundations
TIAA Workshop- Money at Work: Foundations of Investing

Topics: Managing risk versus reward.  Understanding the role of investing and managing investment risks.
Augmenting programs to help accelerate savings.
Products and tools for managing a portfolio.
3/20/18 - 2-3 p.m. - Sadler Center, James Room

Register via Cornerstone:  
1.Go to: cornerstone.wm.edu
2.Search: TIAA Workshops
3.Select the session(s) you would like to attend
4.Request Training