HRD Class Schedule - Spring Semester 2020


OUR MISSION

Important: The classes that are listed below will be offered during the 2020 spring semester. For a complete listing of all HRD class offerings, visit Fast-Train.

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. 

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.

Contact Information

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

computerskills

COMPUTER SKILLS

Course Date Course Code Title Time
Jan. 14-15 PC930 Microsoft Excel Level 1* 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Jan. 21-22 PC920 Microsoft Access Level 1* 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 4 PC931 Microsoft Excel Level 2* 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 11 PC921 Microsoft Access Level 2* 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 25 PC970 Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
March 3-4 PC905 Microsoft Word* 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

* Course fee applies


diversity

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Jan. 23 DI200 Contemporary Issues in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 5 ER500 Safe Zone: LGBTQ+ Ally Training 12:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.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. 25 DI200 Contemporary Issues in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
March 17 DI210 NEW! Recognizing and Responding to Microaggressions 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
April 14 DI220 NEW! You, Me, We: A Primer in Allyship 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 17 DI300 Informing an Everyday Diversity and Inclusion Mindset: Understanding and Managing Implicit Bias 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
April 28 DI400 Leading the Inclusion Imperative: Unleashing the Real Power of Diversity 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

communication

COMMUNICATION AND TEAMWORK

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Jan. 29 HR560 Interpersonal Communication Skills 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 11 HR700 Working with High Conflict People 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 18 MG201 Delegation: Creating the Climate for Teamwork 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
March 24 HR930 The Art and Productive Capacity of Active Listening 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
March 24 HR940 Identifying Underlying Interests: Tips from Nature, History, and the Cinema 2:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
April 21 MG510 Meeting Skills 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 23 TW300 NEW! Working Among Multiple Generations 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

safe

MAINTAINING A SAFE AND SECURE WORK ENVIRONMENT

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
April 14 HR750 Understanding Bullying and Mobbing 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

office

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Jan. 28 OM190 Introduction to Sponsored Projects Administration 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Jan. 28 OM150 Procurement and Payment Services 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 11 TW100 Building and Sustaining a Service Culture 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 18 OA210 Immigration Law and Auburn University Procedures 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Feb. 20 OM100 General Fund Management 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 20 OM120 Payroll and Employee Benefits 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Feb. 20 OM130 Student Financial Services Operations 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
March 3 OM240 Student Affairs Programs 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
March 3 OM220 Property Control 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
March 3 OM260 Human Resources - Employment 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 17 OM280 Human Resources - Compensation 2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
March 31 OM300 Human Resources - Campus Relations 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
March 31 OM400 OIT Services 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
March 31 OM380 Facilities Management 2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
April 7 OM340 Human Resources - Payroll Processes and Leave Administration 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 15 OA200 How to Hire a Foreign National (OA210 is a prerequisite) 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

growth

PERSONAL GROWTH

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Feb. 18 FM400 How Auburn University's Retirement Plans Work 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 18 FM200 Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
March 2 MG480 NEW! Getting Started with Continuous Improvement 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
March 17 FM420 Retirement Planning for Tier II Employees 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
April 22 MG440 Emotional Intelligence Basics 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
May 6 SU100 Sustainability in the Workplace 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

writing

EFFECTIVE PROFESSIONAL WRITING

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Jan. 29 PW100 NEW! Writing Effective Emails 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 26 PW110 NEW! Emails for Difficult Scenarios 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 16 PW120 NEW! Writing in Professional Contexts 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

campussafety

CAMPUS SAFETY AND SECURITY

**Check listing in Fast-Train for course location

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Jan. 8 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
Jan. 8 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Jan. 14 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Jan. 14 EM303 Active Shooter Response 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 16 EM320 CPR-First Aid 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Jan. 30-31 EM317 C-CERT 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 5 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 1 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.
Feb. 5 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 2 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Feb. 13 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Feb. 13 EM303 Active Shooter Response 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 27 EM317-R C-CERT Refresher 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
March 4 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
March 4 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
March 26 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
March 26 EM303 Active Shooter Response 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 31 EM320 CPR-First Aid 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
April 1 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 1 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.
April 1 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 2 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
April 8-9 EM317 C-CERT 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 10 EM317-E C-CERT Exercise 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
April 23 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
April 23 EM303 Active Shooter Response 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
May 6 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
May 6 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.

leadership

LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISORY COURSES

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Jan. 24 MG420 Coaching Fundamentals 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Jan. 28 MG430 Supervisor Basics 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 4 LG120 Legally Effective Hiring Processes 2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
March 31 MG380 Employee Motivation 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 21 MG507 Performance Management Introduction and Fundamentals 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
May 5 MG400 Management Fundamentals 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
May 12 MG310 Problem Solving Using Cooperative Negotiation Strategy 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

uaes

UNIVERSITY ELECTRONIC ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEMS

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Jan. 30 CT201 Introduction to Self-Service Banner (SSB) Financial System 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 6 CT200 Introduction to the Banner Admin Financial System 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 11 CT400 Kronos Timekeeping 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 13 CT250 Reading Budget Balances in Banner and Other Related Budget Information 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 19 CT800 Introduction to the Banner Admin HR System 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Feb. 27 CT210 Banner Finance - Contracts and Grants Accounting 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 4 CT600 eJournal Voucher User Training 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 18 CT300 Introduction to the Self-Service Banner HR System 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 26 CT205 Banner Admin Intermediate - How to Decide Between SSB, Admin, or E-Print 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 22 CT280 Understanding and Utilization of e-Print Reports 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

elearning

eLEARNING

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. 

Course Offerings

  • LG120E, Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • LG140E, Family and Medical Leave Act
  • LG160E, UPDATE! Fair Labor Standards Act
  • LG180E, Title IX: Understanding and Responding to Sexual Misconduct
  • LG200E, Basic HIPAA Training
  • LG240E, NEW! Preventing and Managing Absenteeism
  • MG410E, Feedback in a Flash
  • MG500E, Introduction to Performance Management
  • MG505E, Performance Management Fundamentals for Employees
  • MG510E, Performance Management Fundamentals for Supervisors
  • MG450E, Behavioral Interviewing

How Do I Register?

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”
  • NEW! In most cases, supervisors are no longer required to approve a pending enrollment for a direct report who registers for a course.
  • 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

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 East Glenn line runs from the Mell Street Station to the facility (employees can ride this route free of charge.)
  • Times and dates are subject to change; those registered for a class will be notified of changes.
  • 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: 12/13/2019