THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
Ken Paxton

HRD STAFF DEVELOPMENT
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Class Schedule | Training Calendar | Weekly Training Notice


NAME OF COURSE : Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017 Essential Features

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 3

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

This class is an introduction to Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017. Attendees will learn how to navigate the Acrobat Pro 2017 interface, and learn some basic functionality including: Extracting and Combining pages, Redacting text, adding Bates Numbering and more. This class will also provide instruction on Converting emails to PDFs, and Indexing multiple documents.

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NAME OF COURSE : Advanced Styles in MS Word

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Attendees will learn how to use Word's advanced style capabilities. Topics will include how to create complex, multi-level list styles, table styles, and styles based on other styles. Attendees will also learn how to find and modify built-in styles such as footnote styles, how to use the outline view to create and style a document in minutes, and how to use Quick Style Sets to quickly change an entire document's look and feel in just a few clicks.


Please note: Before attending this class, it is suggested that attendees complete Introduction to Styles in MS Word 2010 or have a basic understanding of how to use styles.

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NAME OF COURSE : Becoming a Better Public Speaker

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

For most of us, public speaking can be stressful. This stress, however, can be transformed from an enemy into an ally. In this class, we will discuss ways to harmonize with the natural rigors of public speaking so that speaking to an audience can become empowering. The class is interactive and will include practices on how to become a better speaker. Attendees will not be asked to perform any public speaking.

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NAME OF COURSE : Business Email Etiquette

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

How many emoticons and exclamation points can you put in a business email and still be considered professional? Isn’t the bcc: line sneaky? Is my email going to answer the question or only fuel the fire? In this training, you can expect a candid conversation about how our electronic presence is another extension of our professional presence. It requires thoughtful consideration regarding audience, tone, and content. Topics include:


Constructing a message that communicates ideas succinctly


Email culture and your electronic presence


Useful guidelines for written communication

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NAME OF COURSE : Capital Metro RideShare Program

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Take advantage of a smarter commute option! Save time and money with an easy and convenient way to get to work with the Capital Metro RideShare program.

The program provides eligible groups of 5-12 people with a month-to-month vanpool lease agreement including insurance, maintenance, 24-hour roadside assistance, and optional fuel purchasing program.

Vanpool fares vary and is based on vehicle type, commute distance, group size and fuel and tolls. The monthly cost is shared by the number of riders. The Metro RideShare program provides groups with a monthly subsidy towards the vanpool lease. Vanpool groups must have an origin and destination in the Capital Metro service area. Feel free to bring your lunch.

If you cannot attend, visit www.capmetro.org/rideshare or email Sarah Smith to create or join a vanpool.

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NAME OF COURSE : Coaching Sessions: A Practical Approach

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION : A coaching session is an ideal way to effectively address performance and conduct deficiencies. Unfortunately, many supervisors choose to ignore these deficiencies, allowing them to develop into serious employment problems. Attendees will view coaching sessions based on common workplace scenarios and gain confidence to effectively conduct this type of corrective action on their own. Participants will also have the opportunity to practice their coaching skills in a supportive classroom environment. This class is ideal for any supervisor who has an interest in quickly resolving workplace problems. Class size is limited.

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NAME OF COURSE : Communication Training

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COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Attendees will learn some basic communication skills to help navigagte difficult situations and phone calls. Topics to be discussed include: Expressing empathy, Earning trust, and Effective Teamwork.

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NAME OF COURSE : Compassion Fatigue

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Compassion Fatigue is a state of physical and emotional exhaustion and a profound decrease in the ability to empathize. Distinctly different from burnout, which can happen in any position, Compassion Fatigue tends to happen more with those workers in care giving environments, or positions that consistently experience heart-wrenching and emotional challenges. We must take care of ourselves if we are to help care for others!

This training will discuss:

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NAME OF COURSE : Conducting Successful Meetings

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

We all carry the battle scars of past meetings that were unproductive, arrived at no solutions, and catered only to the most dominating voices in the room. But a well-planned meeting, involving the right people and the right purpose, can drive your team toward new achievements and can even be enjoyable. Make the most of everyone’s time by designing a meeting that solicits engagement, action, and personal accountability from each participant. Objectives include:


Setting up a time, place, and agenda


Running the meeting


Following through on what was discussed


Handling difficult meeting members

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NAME OF COURSE : Customer Service Training

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Attendees will learn some basic communication and customer service skills to help navigagte difficult situations and phone calls. Topics to be discussed include: Expressing empathy, Earning trust, and Dealing with Sarcasm and Negativity.

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NAME OF COURSE : Dealing with Difficult Employee Behavior (Manager Only)

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Today's workplaces strive to employ a diverse population of people, and with them come diverse personalities. As a leader, it is your responsibility to promote a balanced and productive environment, despite differences in behavior and attitude among employees. Topics include:


 



 


Note: This class is open only to supervisors.

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NAME OF COURSE : Delivering Bad News (Manager Only)

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

There are ways to communicate unwelcome news effectively and professionally, and ways to make a mess of it. Preparation and practice can make the delivery less difficult for both parties. Topics include:




Note: This class is open only to supervisors.

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NAME OF COURSE : Editing in MS Word

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

This class will review MS Word 2010’s most useful editing features. Attendees will receive instruction on how to track changes, insert comments, and compare documents. Instruction will also be provided on how to set application settings, change document defaults, reveal document formatting, and modify heading styles. Other features, such as Word’s find and replace and its document inspector, will also be discussed. In addition, attendees will receive a customized ribbon interface designed to facilitate the editing process.

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NAME OF COURSE : Editing: An Introduction to Copyediting and Proofreading

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

In this class, attendees will learn the basics of editing a manuscript. Attendees will understand the role and responsibilities of copyeditors and proofreaders in the editing process and learn about the "4 Cs": coherency, clarity, consistency, and correctness. Attendees will also receive tips on how to write effective queries and get instruction on applying editing marks to hard copy.

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NAME OF COURSE : Editing: Punctuation, Grammar, Usage, and Style

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

This class is an introduction to editing English punctuation, grammar, usage, and style. Attendees will learn when to use certain types of punctuations, review common issues related to subject-verb agreement, and receive tips for identifying when to use certain pronouns, such as "who" and "whom." The class will also provide guidance on how to craft gender-neutral sentences and when to employ passive constructions.

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NAME OF COURSE : English Refresher: Punctuation Marks

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Attendees will learn the primary uses for many common punctuation marks, including apostrophes, colons, semicolons, hyphens, dashes, braces, and quotation marks. Hands-on exercises will give attendees opportunities to identify when to use these punctuation marks correctly.

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NAME OF COURSE : Essential Formatting Features in MS Word

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

In this class, attendees will learn how to use the essential formatting features of MS Word. These include how to change fonts, set tabs and indents, set line and paragraph spacing, keep text together on the same page, find and replace text, and use bulleted and numbered lists.

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NAME OF COURSE : Excel 2010: Essential Features

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION : This class is an introduction to Excel 2010. Attendees will learn how to navigate comfortably through a spreadsheet and how to select, move, and format data. The class will also provide instruction on how to use many of Excels powerful features such as sorting and filtering, formulas and functions, and graphing. The class will also provide tips for printing Excel worksheets effectively and show how to import data into Excel.

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EVALUATION :

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NAME OF COURSE : Excel Essential Features

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 3

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

This class is an introduction to Excel 2013. Attendees will learn how to navigate comfortably through a spreadsheet and how to select, move, and format data. The class will also provide instruction on how to use many of Excel's powerful features such as sorting and filtering, formulas and functions, and graphing. The class will also provide tips for printing Excel worksheets effectively and show how to import data into Excel.

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NAME OF COURSE : Excel Formulas and Functions

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 3

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

In this intermediate-level class, attendees will work with many of Excel's powerful features. Hands-on instruction will be provided on how to use many of Excel's built-in functions involving Boolean logic and conditional comparisons ("IF," "AND," "OR") finding data you need ("VLOOKUP"), character manipulation ("CONCATENATE," "LEFT," "LEN") and math and statistics ("SUMIF," "MEDIAN," "AVERAGE"). We'll also look at how to use mathematical operators with dates, create nested formulas, apply formulas across multiple worksheets, and use named ranges in formulas.

Please note: this is an intermediate-level class. Attendees should be comfortable working with spreadsheets and/or have completed the Excel Essential Features class.

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NAME OF COURSE : Excel: Pivot Tables

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 3

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Attendees will use MS Excel to create and manipulate pivot tables, a powerful tool for isolating, summarizing, and aggregating data. Attendees will learn features basic to pivot tables, such as grouping filtering, and summarizing data values. Attendees will also learn more advanced concepts like how to create calculated fields and how to create charts from pivot tables.


Please note: While this class is an introduction to pivot tables, it is not an introductory-level class. Attendees should already be comfortable working in MS Excel.

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NAME OF COURSE : Grammar Series: Clarity and Clutter

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION : Participants will learn to improve clarity and reduce clutter in their writing. The class will provide attendees with techniques for identifying unnecessary words, awkward constructions, and ineffective use of the passive voice.

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NAME OF COURSE : Intermittent FMLA

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1

COURSE DESCRIPTION : This discussion will cover the basics of Intermittent FMLA. It is designed to provide information concerning the rights and responsibilities of employees who are taking leave intermittently under FMLA, as well as the rights and reasonable expectations of division management. Participants are encouraged to bring questions.

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NAME OF COURSE : Introducing eTravel: How to Create and Manage TRs and TVs

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 3

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

This class is an introduction to the new eTravel system. Jennifer Justice, Travel Processing Manager, will show attendees the steps to create and complete Transportation Requests (TRs) and Travel Vouchers (TVs). Attendees will also learn basic functionality and tips including how to request booking services from National Travel Systems (NTS), the new integrated Cost Comparison Calculator function, how to request a travel advance, submitting TRs and TVs for approval, attaching receipts and other documents, the power of Clone, and many, many more features.

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NAME OF COURSE : Introduction to Styles in MS Word

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Styles in MS Word allow users to quickly and consistently format a document and Word integrates styles into nearly every one of its major features. Therefore, understanding styles is essential to unlocking the full power of Word. Attendees will learn how to use, modify, and create styles as well as how to use the navigation pane and outline view to quickly and easily find and move large sections of text. Attendees will also learn how to save styles into a custom template for future use.

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NAME OF COURSE : IT Security - Secureshare

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

This course will show the participants how to send and receive files using the Secureshare service. It will also go over how to request files from people outside the agency, enable receipt notification, and revoke access to shared files.

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NAME OF COURSE : Managers' Series- Sexual Harassment: A Commonsense Approach for Supervisors

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

This course will provide supervisors with a greater awareness of what is and isn't harassment and provide tools for preventing sexual harassment and handling complaints. Managers will also learn how to take appropriate corrective measures when needed. This course will include a video, discussion, and necessary quizzes.

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NAME OF COURSE : Managers' Series: A Practical Approach to Corrective Actions

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Practical tips on addressing performance deficiencies through corrective actions will be given. Participants will have the opportunity to practice conducting corrective actions. Prerequisite class: "Addressing Performance Deficiencies."

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NAME OF COURSE : Managers' Series: Addressing Performance Deficiencies

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Performance deficiencies are exhibited by allsorts of employees, including the burned out employee, the new employee who is not working out, and the employee who excels in most areas but not all. This class will present options supervisors have to address performance deficiencies. Ignoring performance deficiencies may be the easiest option for supervisors, but it is the most detrimental. The class will include a presentation, discussion, and role-playing exercises.


This class is for OAG supervisors only.


Please Note: This class has been previously offered, but supervisors are welcome to attend again.

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NAME OF COURSE : Managers' Series: Understanding Leave Policies and Procedures

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

This class is ideal for anyone who supervises staff and for division leave liaisons. The presentation will include a detailed explanation of all of the different types of leave, including sick, vacation, military, performance, and emergency leave. This presentation will include a discussion on comp time, holiday time, and overtime. There will also be an explanation of FMLA (the Family Medical Leave Act) and how to handle leave-without-pay.

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NAME OF COURSE : MS Word - Formatting Handbooks

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 3.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Learn how to use the features in Word needed for laying out and formatting a handbook.Participants will learn how to insert and format tables of contents, tables of authorities, tables of figures, indexes, bibliographies, and endnotes and footnotes. Attendees will also learn how to insert columns and horizontal lines as well as how to keep content from breaking across pages.

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NAME OF COURSE : MS Word Features: Envelopes, Letters, and Mail Merges

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Participants will learn how to use the main features on Word 2010's Mailing tab.  This includes how to generate batches of labels, and envelopes from data files as well as how to create invidividual envelopes and labels one at a time. Attendees will also learn how to generate and send large batches of customized letters and emails.

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NAME OF COURSE : MS Word Features: Table of Authorities

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Participants will learn how to build a Table of Authorities using MS Word. A Table of Authorities is a list of the references to cases, statutes, and rules, along with the page numbers on which those references appear.

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NAME OF COURSE : MS Word Features: Table of Contents

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Attendees will learn how to use various methods, including styles, to quickly generate and customize a table of contents.

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NAME OF COURSE : MS Word: Creating Accessible Word Documents

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

In this class attendees will receive hands-on instruction both in how to make accessible documents in Word 2013 and in how to improve their productivity. Class exercises will walk attendees through how to quickly apply heading styles, create columns from tables, properly insert whitespace, and correct poorly formatted tables. In addition, attendees will receive a checklist with detailed instructions for improving a Word document’s accessibility.
This class is designed for all employees who use Word but is specifically intended to assist OAG staff who create and edit agency documents. There is no prerequisite for the class but some knowledge of MS Word 2013 is helpful.

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NAME OF COURSE : MS Word: Headers & Footers

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Attendees will learn how to create and modify custom headers and footers using Word 2013. Attendees will also learn how to insert and change page numbering in a document and how to save their own custom headers and footers for future use.

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NAME OF COURSE : MS Word: Time Management & Productivity Tips

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.25

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

This class will provide tips and tricks for maximizing productivity and efficiency when using Word 2010. Attendees will learn how to fully customize the entire Word 2010 interface so that the commands and information they need the most are easy to find and easy to use. Attendees will also learn how to set custom hotkeys, configure features such as autocorrect, and use time-saving tools that can be hard to find.

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NAME OF COURSE : OAG Travel Workshop

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 4

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Employees are exposed to administrative procedures, technical processes, descriptions of system applications, functional procedures, State of Texas Regulations, Comptroller's Guidelines and Rules, and agency policies related to the processing of travel reservations and travel reimbursements. Employees will be trained on current processes and new procedures, rules and processes due to changes in state law, and Comptroller rules and agency policies.

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NAME OF COURSE : Outlook for Managers

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

This class is designed to give supervisors a comprehensive understanding of Outlook's management-related features. Attendees will learn to effectively, efficiently, and precisely organize, find, share, delegate, and track information within Outlook. The class will also cover specific topics such as using categories effectively, maximizing Outlook's search feature, assigning and tracking tasks, sharing calendars, creating contact groups, and automating processes within Outlook.


Please note this class is for managers and supervisors only.

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NAME OF COURSE : Outlook: Organizing and Managing Assignments

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Attendees will learn how to use Outlook's built-in features, such as categories and flags, to manage and organize their workflow and assignments. Attendees will learn how to create and assign categories to emails, tasks, and meetings; create and manage tasks; and create and configure Outlook folders. Attendees will also learn how to use Outlook's Rules and Quicksteps to automate their organizational process.

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NAME OF COURSE : Outlook: Productivity Tips

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

This class will show attendees how to use Outlook effectively and efficiently. Attendees will learn how to create tasks from emails, reuse existing content by creating templates and "Quick Parts," use Outlook's search feature to find almost anything, customize their user environment so that frequently used but hard-to-find commands are easy to access, and use Outlook's automation tools to maintain a clean and organized inbox.

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NAME OF COURSE : Performance Management: Goal Setting (Manager Only)

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Setting specific, difficult goals consistently leads to higher performance than just urging people to do their best. Learn how to successfully create objectives that align with your team strengths and propel your employees and your organization forward. Topics include: selecting high-impact goals, competencies and behaviors, factoring in key job responsibilities, and mistakes to avoid.


Note: This class is open only to supervisors.

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NAME OF COURSE : Personal Finance & Excel: Establish a Budget and Pay Off Debt

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

In this class, attendees will receive Excel worksheets intended to help them learn to use Excel to monitor their cashflows, establish and maintain a budget, and consolidate and paydown debt. Attendees will receive hands-on instruction in how to use these worksheets and learn about important concepts related to debt and personal finance.


The class is designed for all employees regardless of their knowledge or skill in Excel. Please note the worksheets attendees receive are meant for instructional purposes only.

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NAME OF COURSE : Personal Finance & Excel: Track Growth and Plan for Retirement

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 3

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

In this class, attendees will receive Excel worksheets intended to help them learn to use Excel to estimate net worth, monitor investment growth, and get a picture of projected retirement funds. Attendees will also receive hands-on instructions in how to use these worksheets and learn about basic concepts related to investing, retirement, and personal finance.


The class is designed for all employees regardless of their knowledge or skill in Excel. Please note the worksheets attendees receive are meant for instructional purposes only.

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NAME OF COURSE : Preparing & Delivering Powerful Presentations Part 1

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

The best presentations are always more than the sum of their bullet points. No matter your medium, there are ways to compel your audience to take your message with them. This training offers a modern, dynamic approach to getting out from behind the cue cards and engaging your audience. Topics include:


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NAME OF COURSE : Public Speaking: Getting Your Message Across

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Capturing and keepingan audience's attention is the key to gettinga message across. This class will explore how to connect with audience members and how to craft a presentation that keeps them attentive and engaged so thatthe message is uderstood and easily internalized.

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NAME OF COURSE : Punctuation & Grammar Refresher: Commas

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Attendees will learn to correctly use the comma in common situations, such as in direct address, with conjunctive adverbs, and in date constructions. Exercises will also show attendees how to identify and punctuate coordinate, non-coordinate, and phrasal adjectives.

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NAME OF COURSE : Punctuation & Grammar Refresher: Phrases and Clauses

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Attendees will learn to identify and properly punctuate the key parts of a complex sentence. These parts include restrictive and nonrestrictive phrases, phrases set off from the main sentence, and the intersections of dependent and independent clauses. Attendees will also learn how and when to use coordinate conjunctions, colons, em dashes, and semicolons to separate independent clauses.

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NAME OF COURSE : Resolving Conflict

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Disagreements in the workplace don't have to lead to unpleasantness and awkwardness. As long as we know how to handle differences of opinion, butting heads can spark new ideas and a new understanding of where others are coming from. Topics include:



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NAME OF COURSE : The Benefits of Employee Coaching (Managers Only)

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION : As a systematic approach to employee development, supervisors should provide constructive and consistent feedback to their employees. Coaching sessions are excellent tools for providing timely and informal feedback in specific workplace situations. Effective coaching should increase awareness and result in improved performance. This class will provide attendees with tools and tips on when and how to conduct effective coaching sessions. Attendees will also practice drafting documentation regarding coaching sessions.

This class is open only to supervisors.

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NAME OF COURSE : Time Management

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.5

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

Watching our work pile up can be overwhelming. In order to spend more of our energy on activities we value, we have to make choices about how we address our daily tasks. This seminar will help you assess your current time management habits, and offer tips for improving them. Objectives include: Organizing your environment, Developing an effective plan, Delegating effectively, and Recognizing and avoiding distractions.

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NAME OF COURSE : Windows 7: Time Management & Productivity Tips

NUMBER OF CLOCK HOURS : 1.25

COURSE DESCRIPTION :

This class will provide tips and tricks for maximizing productivity and efficiency when working in Windows 7. Attendees will learn how to fully control, configure, and customize their computer's work environment so that files and applications are easy to find, easy to access, and easy to work with. Attendees will also learn how to navigate through the Windows 7 directory system and how to use many of Windows 7's most powerful, time-saving features such as the new preview windows, expanded search tool, and Jump Lists. The class will also look at many Windows-specific hotkeys and mouse features that will help attendees to be in complete command of their computer's workspace.

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