Class Schedule - Spring Semester 2019

The mission of Auburn University Human Resource Development (HRD) is to deliver high-quality service in content, instruction, technology and operational support to employee learners.  Our vision is to connect Auburn people with their future by providing talent development experiences to support their growth.

All regular employees of Auburn University (Staff, Administrative/Professional, and Faculty) are eligible to register for the training and development courses listed on this page.

Courses are held at the HRD Training Facility located in the Auburn Administrative Complex, unless otherwise noted.  Visit Fast-Train to register or for more information.

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Human Resource Development
AU Administrative Complex
1550 E. Glenn Ave.
Auburn, AL 36849
Penny Houston | 1-334-844-1693 | pdh0007@auburn.edu

What Can I Learn?

The courses that HRD provides are designed with working adults in mind. These classes can help you:

  • Gain tools to do your job better,

  • Build your resume, and

  • Grow personally and professionally.

Computer Skills

Date Code Title
Time
Jan. 15-16 PC930 Microsoft Excel Level 1 (Course Fee Applies) 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Jan. 29-30 PC920 Microsoft Access Level 1 (Course Fee Applies) 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 8 PC970 Intro to Outlook 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Feb. 13 PC931 2016 Microsoft Excel Level 2 (Course Fee Applies) 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 19 PC921 2016 Microsoft Access Level 2 (Course Fee Applies) 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
March 26-27 PC905 2016 Microsoft Word Level 1 (Course Fee Applies) 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Diversity Commitment

Date Code Title
Time
Jan. 15 DI200 Contemporary Issues in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Feb. 12 DI300 Informing an Everyday Diversity and Inclusion Mindset: Understanding and Managing Implicit Bias 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 27 ER500 Safe Zone CEU 12:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
March 19 DI200 Contemporary Issues in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 16 DI300 Informing an Everyday Diversity and Inclusion Mindset: Understanding and Managing Implicit Bias 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Communication and Teamwork

Date Code Title
Time
Jan. 14 HR295 Approaches to Professional Communication I: Understanding the Task and Making a Plan (revised curriculum) 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 31 HR560 Interpersonal Communication Skills CEU 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 5 HR700 Working with High Conflict People 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 21 MG201 Delegation: Creating the Climate for Teamwork CEU 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Feb. 25 HR410 Approaches to Professional Communication II: Revising and
Editing for Clarity and Conciseness (revised curriculum)
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 26 HR920 Effective Listening CEU 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
March 26 HR930 The Art and Productive Capacity of Active Listening 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
March 26 HR940 Identifying Underlying Interests: Tips from Nature, History and the Cinema 2:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
April 4 MG350 Group Dynamics in the Workplace 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
April 9 OS160 Writing Professional Email (revised curriculum) 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 22 MG510 Meeting Skills CEU 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Leadership and Supervisory Skills

Date Code Title
Time
Jan. 24 MG400 Management Fundamentals 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 19 LG160 Employee Misconduct 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Feb. 19 LG120 Legally Effective Hiring Processes 2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Feb. 19 LG140 Preventing and Managing Absenteeism 9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Feb. 22 OA210 Immigration Law and AU Procedures 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
March 22 MG420 NEW! Coaching Fundamentals 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
March 28 MG380 Employee Motivation CEU 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 17 OA200 How to Hire a Foreign National (OA210 is a prerequisite) 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
April 18 MG430 NEW! Supervisor Basics 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 23 MG400 Management Fundamentals 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Office Administration

Date Code Title
Time
Jan. 29 OM190 Introduction to Sponsored Projects Administration 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Jan. 29 OM150 Procurement and Payment Services 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 21 OM100 General Funds Management 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 21 OM120 Payroll and Employee Benefits 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Feb. 21 OM130 Student Financial Services Operations 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
March 5 OM260 Human Resources: Employment 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
March 5 OM220 Property Control 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
March 5 OM240 Student Affairs Programs 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 19 OM280 Human Resources: Compensation 2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
April 2 OM300 Human Resources: Campus Relations 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
April 2 OM400 OIT Services 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
April 2 OM380 Facilities Management 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
April 9 OM340 HR-Leave and Payroll  1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 10 TW100 Building and Sustaining a Service Culture CEU 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Personal Growth

Date Code Title
Time
Jan. 14 Tips on How to Achieve Your Personal Health and Wellness Goals 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Jan. 14 HL263 Nutrition and Lifestyle in the Prevention and Treatment
of High Blood Pressure
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 6 MG440 NEW! Emotional Intelligence Basics 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 20 FM200 Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Feb. 22 LD100 7 Habits of Highly Effective People CEU (Course Fee Applies) 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 6 HL271 Stress Management 1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
March 6 HL200 Mindfullness: A Journey Towards Health and Wellbeing 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 8 LD100 7 Habits of Highly Effective People CEU (Course Fee Applies) 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 18 Balancing Work and Family (American Behavioral and EAP Program) 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
March 18 HL274 Basic Nutrition for a Healthy Lifestyle 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
March 21 FM400 How Auburn University's Retirement Plans Work 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
March 21 FM420 Retirement Planning for Tier II Employees 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Campus Safety and Security*

Date Code Title
Time
Jan. 9 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Jan. 9 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Jan. 10 EM320 CPR/First Aid 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Jan. 23 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Jan. 23 EM303 Active Shooter Response 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 6 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Feb. 6 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Feb. 13-14 EM317 C-CERT (Campus-Community Emergency Response Team) 7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Feb. 15 EM317-E C-Cert Exercise 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Feb. 21 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Feb. 21 EM303 Active Shooter Response 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 5 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
March 5 EM303 Active Shooter Response 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 6 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
March 6 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
April 3 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
April 3 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
April 18 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
April 18 EM303 Active Shooter Response 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
April 25 EM320 CPR/First Aid 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
May 7 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
May 7 EM303 Active Shooter Response 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
* Check listing in Fast-Train for course location

Maintaining a Safe and Secure Work Environment

Date Code Title
Time
March 27 RM140 Creating a Safer Auburn: Managing Risks Through Accident Reporting 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 9 HR750 Understanding Bullying and Mobbing 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
April 17 MR550 Principles in University Contracting and Risk Transfer 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

University Electronic Administrative Systems

Date Code Title
Time
Jan. 24 CT410 Kronos For Beginners 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Jan. 24 CT420 Kronos Q and A -Time Off Requests 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Jan. 31 CT201 Introduction to Self Service Banner (SSB) Financial System 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 7 CT200 Introduction to the Banner Admin Financial System 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 12 CT400 Kronos Timekeeping 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 14 CT250 Reading Budget Balances in Banner and Other Related
Budget Information
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 20 CT800 Banner 9 Human Resources/Payroll Functions 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 28 CT210 Banner Finance - Contracts and Grants Accounting 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 7 CT600 eJournal Voucher User Training 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
March 20 CT300 Intro to the Banner HR System 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 21 CT700 eTravel Vouchers 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
March 27 CT410 Kronos For Beginners 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
March 27 CT420 Kronos Q and A -Time Off Requests 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 28 CT205 Banner Admin Intermediate 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 10 CT800 Banner 9 Human Resources/Payroll Functions 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
April 24 CT280 Understanding and Utilization of e-Print Reports 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Online Learning

Auburn University Human Resources is committed to a lifelong process of personal development for everyone while taking into consideration the demands on employee time and resources. We recognize the changing nature of work and need for everyone to engage in learning that is ongoing and available at any time and in any place.

With that in mind, Auburn Human Resources will be introducing a steady stream of new, up-to-date online eLearning opportunities. These courses can be found in the Fast Train catalogue and will feature an “E” on the end of the course code. Our three newest offerings are part of what will be nine courses in the HR Legal Series.

Currently Available
Code Title
LG120E Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act
LG140E Family and Medical Leave Act
LG160E Fair Labor Standards Act
LG180E Title IX: Understanding and Responding to Sexual Misconduct
Coming Soon
Code Title
LG200E Privacy Rules and HIPAA
LG220E Unlawful Harassment
LG240E Legally Effective Hiring
LG260E Preventing and Managing Absenteeism
LG280E Employee Misconduct

How Do I Register?

  • Log in to AU Access

  • Click on the “Employees” tab

  • Click on “Fast-Train” in the “Professional Development and Training Section” (right side of the page)

  • Click “Courses” in the menu to the left

  • Click “Training Calendar”

  • Click on the day that you are interested in

  • Click on the course you want

  • Click “Enroll”

  • Make sure your supervisor approves your enrollment on their Fast-Train homepage.

  • Once you have requested the desired courses, Fast-Train will automatically send an email to your supervisor prompting them to approve your enrollment.

Additional Notes

  • For a full description of a course, refer to the description in Fast-Train.

  • Temporary and affiliated employees are not elibible to register in Fast-Train, but may request to attend courses as space is available. Contact autrain@auburn.edu to request space.

  • Parking is available at the Training Facility with no parking pass required. The Tiger Transit’s North Auburn line runs from the Mell Street Station to the facility (employees can ride this route free of charge.)

  • CEUs are awarded for some courses; please refer to the schedule to see what courses offer CEUs.

  • Times and dates are subject to change; those registered for a class will be notified of changes.

  • You may cancel your enrollment in Fast-Train by going to “Live Courses” at the bottom of your Fast Train homepage and clicking “Cancel” for that particular course or contact AU HRD.

  • Some HRD courses have fees applied. Fees will be charged 10 days prior to the start of the course and are non-refundable.

Last updated: 12/07/2018