HRD Class Schedule - Fall Semester 2019


OUR MISSION

Important: The classes that are listed below will be offered during the 2019 fall 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
Sept. 17-18 PC930 2016 Microsoft Excel Level 1* 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 8-9 PC920 2016 Microsoft Access Level 1* 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 15 PC931 2016 Microsoft Excel Level 2* 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 18 PC970 Introduction to 2016 Microsoft Outlook 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Oct. 22-23 PC905 2016 Microsoft Word* 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 29 PC921 2016 Microsoft Access Level 2* 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

* Course fee applies


diversity

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Sept. 18 DI200 Contemporary Issues in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sept. 18 ER500 Safe Zone 12:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Oct. 30 DI300 Informing an Everyday Diversity and Inclusion Mindset: Understanding and Managing Implicit Bias 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 4 DI400 Leading the Inclusion Imperative: Unleashing the Real Power of Diversity 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

communication

COMMUNICATION AND TEAMWORK

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Aug. 29 HR295 Approaches to Professional Communication I: Understanding the Task and Making a Plan 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 16 HR700 Working with High Conflict People 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sept. 18 HR560 Interpersonal Communication Skills 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 24 HR250 NEW! Writing Professional Email I: Basics for Beginners 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 3 MG201 Delegation: Creating the Climate for Teamwork 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 15 MG350 Group Dynamics in the Workplace 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 24 HR410 Approaches to Professional Communication II: Revising and Editing for Clarity and Conciseness 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 30 TW200 Effective Telephone Communications Skills 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 6 HR260 NEW! Writing Professional Email II: Mastering the Art of Email Communication 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 6 MG480 Getting Started with Continuous Improvement 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 14 MG510 Meeting Skills 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Dec. 5 HR920 Effective Listening 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Dec. 5 HR930 The Art and Productive Capacity of Active Listening 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Dec. 5 HR940 Identifying Underlying Interests: Tips from Nature, History, and the Cinema 2:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

safe

MAINTAINING A SAFE AND SECURE WORK ENVIRONMENT

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Nov. 5 RM101 Risk Management 101: Protecting the University 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 11 ER250 QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 12 RM150 Social Media Safety and Security 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 18 HR750 Bullying in the Workplace 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 19 RM110 Reporting Incidents, the On-the-Job Injury Program, and Managing Minors on Campus 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

office

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Aug. 20 OM190 Introduction to Sponsored Projects Administration 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Aug. 28 MG180 How to Interview 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 19 OA210 Immigration Law and Auburn University Procedures 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sept. 23 OM100 General Fund Management 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sept. 23 OM120 Payroll and Employee Benefits 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 25 OM150 Procurement and Payment Services 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 26 OM130 Student Financial Services Operations 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 26 OM220 Property Control 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Oct. 7 OA200 How to Hire a Foreign National 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 15 OM260 Human Resources - Employment 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Oct. 16 OM300 Human Resources - Campus Relations 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 16 OM340 Human Resources - Payroll Processes and Leave Administration 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 23 OM400 OIT Services 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Oct. 23 OM240 Student Affairs Programs 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Oct. 23 OM380 Facilities Management 1:45 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Oct. 23 OM280 Human Resources - Compensation 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Oct. 29 TW100 Building and Sustaining a Service Culture 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

growth

PERSONAL GROWTH

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Aug. 26 HL200 Mindfulness: A Journey Towards Health and Wellbeing 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Aug. 26 HL271 Stress Management 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 16 FM200 Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 19 MG300 Auburn University Employee Career Guide 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 14 FM400 How Auburn University's Retirement Plans Work 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 21 FM420 Retirement Planning for Tier II Employees 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 22 MG440 Emotional Intelligence Basics 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 4 HL282 Taking Charge of Your Health 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Nov. 4 HL263 Nutrition and Lifestyle in the Prevention and Treatment of High Blood Pressure 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Nov. 11 HL283 Facts on Vitamins and Supplements 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Nov. 11 HL274 Basic Nutrition for a Healthy Lifestyle 3:30 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
Aug. 27 MR150 Preventing Unlawful Harassment: Rights and Responsibilities as an AU Employee 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 4 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
Sept. 4 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Sept. 24 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Sept. 24 EM303 Active Shooter Response 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sept. 25-26 EM317 C-CERT 7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sept. 27 EM317-E C-CERT Exercise 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 2 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
Oct. 2 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Oct. 8 EM320 CPR/First Aid 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 24 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Oct. 24 EM303 Active Shooter Response 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 6 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
Nov. 6 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Nov. 13  EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Nov. 13 EM303 Active Shooter Response 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Dec. 5 EM320 CPR/First Aid 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Dec. 10 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Dec. 10 EM303 Active Shooter Response 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

leadership

LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISORY COURSES

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Aug. 28 LG120 Legally Effective Hiring Processes 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Sept. 20 MG400 Management Fundamentals 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 26 MG420 Coaching Fundamentals 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 9 MG430 Supervisor Basics 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 10 MG310 Problem Solving Using Cooperative Negotiation Strategy 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 24 MG400 Management Fundamentals 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 25 MG420 Coaching Fundamentals 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 28 MG380 Employee Motivation 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 5 LG140 Preventing and Managing Absenteeism 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Nov. 5 LG160 Employee Misconduct 9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Fall and Spring SP100 COMPASS Certification (for more information, contact Bob Holm at rzh0021@auburn.edu

University Electronic Administrative Systems

UNIVERSITY ELECTRONIC ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEMS

Course Date Course Code Course Title Time
Aug. 27 CT600 eJournal Voucher User Training 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Aug. 29 CT700 eTravel Vouchers 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sept. 24 CT250 Reading Budget Balances in Banner and Other Related Budget Information 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sept. 26 CT201 Introduction to Self-Service Banner (SSB) Financial System 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 3 CT280 Understanding and Utilization of e-Print Reports 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 10 CT400 Kronos Timekeeping 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Oct. 10 CT200 Introduction to the Banner Admin Financial System 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 17 CT800 Banner 9 Human Resources/Payroll Functions 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 31 CT210 Banner Finance - Contracts and Grants Accounting 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 14 CT300 Introduction to the Banner Human Resource System 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Nov. 21 CT205 Banner Admin Intermediate - How to Decide Between SSB, Admin, or E-Print 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, Fair Labor Standards Act
  • LG180E, Title IX: Understanding and Responding to Sexual Misconduct
  • LG200E, Basic HIPAA Training
  • MG410E, Feedback in a Flash
  • MG500E, Introduction to Performance Management
  • MG505E, Performance Management Fundamentals for Employees
  • MG510E, Performance Management Fundamentals for Supervisors
  • MG450E, NEW! 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 North Auburn 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.
  • CEUs are awarded for some courses. Please refer to the schedule to see which 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: 08/13/2019