Class Schedule - Fall Semester 2018

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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
Aug. 28-29 PC920 2016 Microsoft Access Level 1 -- Now Covers Level 1 and 2 Curriculum (Course Fee Applies) 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sept. 11-12 PC930 2016 Microsoft Excel Level 1 -- Now Covers Level 1 and 2 Curriculum (Course Fee Applies) 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sept. 19 PC921 2016 Microsoft Access Level 2 (Course Fee Applies) 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sept. 25 PC931 2016 Microsoft Excel Level 2 (Course Fee Applies) 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sept. 28 PC970 Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2016 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Oct. 2-3 PC905 2016 Microsoft Word (Course Fee Applies) 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Diversity Commitment

Date Code Title
Time
Sept. 11 ER500 Safe Zone CEU 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 11 DI200 Contemporary Issues in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 8 DI400 Leading the Inclusion Imperative: Unleashing the Real Power of Diversity 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 18 DI300 Informing an Everyday Diversity and Inclusion Mindset: Understanding and Managing Implicit Bias 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 27 DI400 Leading the Inclusion Imperative: Unleashing the Real Power of Diversity 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Communication and Teamwork

Date Code Title
Time
Aug. 29 HR920 Effective Listening CEU 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Aug. 29 HR930 The Art and Productive Capacity of Active Listening 1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Aug. 29 HR940 Underlying Interests 3 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sept. 13 HR700 Working with High Conflict People 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sept. 24 MG201 Delegation: Creating the Climate for Teamwork CEU 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sept. 26 HR295 Approaches to Professional Communication I: Understanding the Task and Making a Plan (revised curriculum) 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 16 TW200 Telephone Communication Skills 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 25 MG310 Problem Solving Using Cooperative Negotiating Strategy 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Nov. 5 MG510 Meeting Skills CEU 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 5 MG350 Group Dynamics in the Workplace 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 7 OS160 Writing Professional Email (revised curriculum) 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Nov. 29 HR410 Approaches to Professional Communication II: Revising and
Editing for Clarity and Conciseness (revised curriculum)
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Dec. 4 MG520 Coaching CEU 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Dec. 5 HR560 Interpersonal Communication Skills CEU 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Leadership and Supervisory Skills

Date Code Title
Time
Oct. 11 LG140 Preventing and Managing Absenteeism 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Oct. 11 LG160 Employee Misconduct 9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Oct. 11 MG380 Employee Motivation CEU 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 16 LG120 Legally Effective Hiring Processes 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 6 MG400 Management Fundamentals 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Office Administration

Date Code Title
Time
Aug. 27 OM190 Introduction to Sponsored Projects Administration 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Aug. 29 OM100 General Funds Management 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Aug. 29 OM120 Payroll and Employee Benefits 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Aug. 29 OM220 Property Control 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sept. 6 OM240 Student Affairs Programs 12:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Sept. 6 OM400 OIT Services 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 11 OM130 Student Financial Services Operations 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Sept. 11 OM280 Human Resources: Compensation 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Sept. 12 - April 3 SP100 Sponsored Projects Certification Program (OM190 is a prerequisite) Each Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sept. 18 TW100 Building and Sustaining a Service Culture 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 9 OM150 Procurement and Payment Services 8:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Oct. 9 OM260 Human Resources: Employment 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 9 OM380 Facilities Management 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
Oct. 23 OM300 Human Resources: Campus Relations 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Nov. 6 MG180 How to Conduct an Interview 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Personal Growth

Date Code Title
Time
Aug. 21 FM200 NEW! Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Aug. 22 FM400 How Auburn University's Retirement Plans Work 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Aug. 22 FM420 Retirement Planning for Tier II Employees 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Sept. 18 HL272 Decreasing the Cost of Your Medications 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Sept. 18 HL266 Bones for Life: Preventing Osteoporosis 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Sept. 18 HL267 The Healthy Employee: Diabetes 101 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 23 MG300 Auburn University Employee Career Guide 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Nov. 6 HL263 Nutrition and Lifestyle in the Prevention and Treatment
of High Blood Pressure
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Nov. 6 HL274 NEW! Basic Nutrition for a Healthy Lifestyle 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Nov. 6 HL268 The Fat on Cholesterol 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 13 FM200 NEW! Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Campus Safety and Security

Date Code Title
Time
Aug. 15 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Aug. 15 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Sept. 5 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Sept. 5 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Sept. 13 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Sept. 13 EM303 Active Shooter Response 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sept. 20 EM320 NEW! CPR/First Aid 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Oct. 3 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Oct. 3 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Oct. 10-11 EM317 C-CERT (Campus-Community Emergency Response Team) 7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Oct. 12 EM317-E C-Cert Exercise 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 16 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Oct. 16 EM303 Active Shooter Response 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 25 EM-317R C-Cert Refresher Course 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Nov. 7 CS101 Campus Security Authorities (CSA) Training 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Nov. 7 AA101 Title IX Rights and Obligations for AU Employees 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Nov. 8 EM301 Employee Emergency Preparedness 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Nov. 8 EM303 Active Shooter Response 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Maintaining a Safe and Secure Work Environment

Date Code Title
Time
Nov. 8 RM110 Reporting Incidents, Understanding the On-the-Job Injury
Program and Managing Minors on Campus
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Nov. 13 MR750 Compliance Risks in Higher Education 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 30 HR750 Bullying in the Workplace 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

University Electronic Administrative Systems

Date Code Title
Time
Aug. 30 CT201 Introduction to Self Service Banner (SSB) Financial System 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Aug. 30 CT410 NEW! Kronos For Beginners 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Aug. 30 CT420 NEW! Kronos Q and A -Time Off Requests 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Sept. 6 CT200 Banner Admin Finance: FOAPAL Definitions and Basic Navigation 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 13 CT900 Transition to Banner 9 Finance 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 20 CT800 Banner 9 Human Resources/Payroll Functions 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 26 CT410 NEW! Kronos For Beginners 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Sept. 26 CT420 NEW! Kronos Q and A -Time Off Requests 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Sept. 27 CT210 Banner Finance Contracts and Grants: Definitions and Checking Balances 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 10 CT400 Kronos Timekeeping 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 11 CT300 Intro to the Banner HR System 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 16 CT700 eTravel Vouchers 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 16 CT250 Reading Budget Balances in Banner and Other Related
Budget Information
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 18 CT205 Banner Finance Intermediate: How to Decide Between SSB,
Admin or
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 25 CT900 Transition to Banner 9 Finance 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 31 CT410 NEW! Kronos For Beginners 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Oct. 31 CT420 NEW! Kronos Q and A -Time Off Requests 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Nov. 7 CT280 Understanding and Utilization of e-Print Reports 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 8 CT600 eJournal Voucher User Training 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 15 CT800 Banner 9 Human Resources/Payroll Functions 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 29 CT410 NEW! Kronos For Beginners 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Nov. 29 CT420 NEW! Kronos Q and A -Time Off Requests 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

NEW! 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 NEW! 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: 08/03/2018