HR Development Courses

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Your Growth is Our Mission

The mission of HR Development (HRD) is to deliver high-quality service in content, instruction, technology and operational support to employee learners (full-time, part-time and temporary employees).

Our vision is to connect Auburn people with their future by providing talent development experiences to support their growth.

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

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Gain tools to do your job better

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Build your resume

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Grow professionally and personally

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Course Schedule

Course dates and time are subject to change from the schedule below. Check Fast-Train for the most updated information.

Important: HR Development is committed to making our learning materials and classes accessible to all employees. Please email hrddept@auburn.edu if you have accommodation requests or accessibility needs (e.g., access to review slide decks in advance or Zoom transcription). We look forward to serving you!

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Campus Safety and Security

Course Code

Course Title

Date

Delivery Method

Time

Facilitator

EM320

CPR/First Aid 

Thursday, June 23

Classroom*

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Lyn Littleton

EM301

Employee Emergency Preparedness

Thursday, July 14

Classroom*

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Lyn Littleton

EM303

Active Shooter Response

Thursday, July 14

Classroom*

9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Lyn Littleton

EM317

Campus-Community Emergency Response Team (C-CERT) Training

Tuesday, July 19 and Thursday, July 21

Classroom*

8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Lyn Littleton

EM320

CPR/First Aid 

Thursday, July 28

Classroom*

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Lyn Littleton

EM301

Employee Emergency Preparedness

Thursday, Aug. 25

Classroom*

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Lyn Littleton

EM303

Active Shooter Response

Thursday, Aug. 25

Classroom*

9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Lyn Littleton

* All Campus Safety and Security classes will be held in the Campus Safety and Security Building, 543 W. Magnolia Ave.

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Communication and Teamwork

Course Code

Course Title

Date

Delivery Method

Time

Facilitator

HR700

Working with High Conflict People

Thursday, June 2

Classroom

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Kevin Coonrod

TW200

Effective Telephone Communication Skills

Thursday, June 16

Virtual

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Moriah Kent

diversity

Diversity Commitment

Course Code

Course Title

Date

Delivery Method

Time

Facilitator

DI201

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Search Education

Tuesday, June 7

Classroom

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Rochelle Johnson

DI300

Informing an Everyday Diversity and Inclusion Mindset: Understanding and Managing Implicit Bias

Tuesday, June 21

Classroom

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Rochelle Johnson

DI201

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Search Education

Friday, July 8

Classroom

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Rochelle Johnson

ER500

Safe Zone:  LGBTQ+ Ally Training

Wednesday, July 13

Virtual

12:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. 

Melissa Sawyer

DI200

Contemporary Issues in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Friday, July 22

Classroom

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Rochelle Johnson

writing

Effective Professional Writing

Course Code

Course Title

Date

Delivery Method

Time

Facilitator

PW130

Designing Accessible Documents

Tuesday, June 7

Classroom

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Layli Miron

PW130

Designing Accessible Documents

Thursday, July 21

Virtual

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Layli Miron

leadership

Leadership and Supervision

Course Code

Course Title

Date

Delivery Method

Time

Facilitator

MG430

Supervisor Basics

Wednesday, June 15

Virtual

2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Kim Graham

office

Office Administration

Course Code

Course Title

Date

Delivery Method

Time

Facilitator

OM190

Introduction to Sponsored Projects Administration

Tuesday, June 28

Classroom

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tony Ventimiglia and Gina Bailey

growth

Personal Growth

Course Code

Course Title

Date

Delivery Method

Time

Facilitator

FM200

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Thursday, June 2

Virtual

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Lee Busby

MG350

Group Dynamics in the Workplace

Thursday, June 2

Virtual

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Joeleen Cooper-Bhatia, Sarah Schwartz

FM400

How Auburn University's Retirement Plans Work

Thursday, June 9

Virtual

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Lee Busby

FM420 

Retirement Planning for Tier II Employees  

Thursday, June 16

Virtual

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Lee Busby

MG440

Emotional Intelligence Basics

Tuesday, July 12

Virtual

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Moriah Kent

safe

Safe & Secure Work Environment

Course Code

Course Title

Date

Delivery Method

Time

Facilitator

HR750

Bullying in the Workplace

Thursday, July 7

Classroom

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Kevin Coonrod

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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 has introduced 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

  • DI600E, Equal Employment Laws and Addressing Discrimination

  • DI601E, Creating a Community of Respect and Inclusion

  • HR300E, JumpStart Users' Guide

  • HLE420E, Reasonable Suspicion & Post Accident Testing

  • HR950E, Introduction to Public Speaking

  • HR951E, Presentation Skills

  • HR952E, Facilitation and Training

  • HR960E, Zoom for HRD Facilitators and Moderators

  • LG120E, Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • LG140E, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

  • LG160E, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • LG180E, Title IX: Identifying and Responding to Sexual Misconduct

  • LG200E, Privacy Rules and HIPAA Part 1

  • LG220E, Legally Effective Hiring Process

  • LG240E, Preventing Absenteeism

  • LG260E, Employee Misconduct

  • MG400E, Management Fundamentals

  • MG410E, Feedback in a Flash

  • MG420E, Coaching Fundamentals

  • MG450E, Behavioral Interviewing

  • MG480E, Getting Started with Continuous Improvement

  • MG500E, An Introduction to Performance Management at Auburn University

  • MG505E, Performance Management Fundamentals for Employees

  • MG510E, Performance Management Fundamentals for Supervisors

  • MG600P, Supervisor Pathways Project Guide

  • OM170E, Temporary Employment Services

  • OM400E, OIT Services

  • TW100E, Building and Sustaining a Customer-Centered Culture

  • UC110E, Conflicts of Interest and Conflicts of Commitment

  • UC120E, FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

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How to Enroll

Additional Information

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

  • 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 “Courses to Complete” icon and clicking the “X” next to the course you want to cancel. .

  • Some HRD courses have fees applied. Check with the course facilitator for payment processing instructions.

Registering in Fast-Train

  1. Log in to AU Access.

  2. Click on the “Employees” tab.

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

  4. Click on the “Training Calendar” navigation icon.

  5. Click on the filter icon at the top right of the page.

  6. In the left side menu, click “Available To Me” to expand the accordion. Then click, “Offered”.

  7. Select the blue “Apply” button at the top of the menu. This will now allow the calendar to populate with offerings available to you.

  8. Select the class you are interested in taking by clicking on it. This will open a menu to the right.

  9. At the bottom of the menu, choose the calendar icon to enroll in the class.

  10. A pop-up window will ask you to “Select” this class. (There are times when this window may show you more than one option or date for this class.)

  11. Once you “Select” the option you like, another pop-up window will appear. Click the “Enroll” button.* In most cases, supervisors are no longer required to approve a pending enrollment for a direct report who registers for a course.

Accessing the Zoom link

  • HRD courses are offered virtually and in the classroom. For virtual classes, please access the Zoom link for your course from one of four areas:
    • Receiving the course calendar invite

    • Receiving the "Course Enrollment Verification" email notification (calendar invite attachment)

    • Receiving the "Course Reminder Message" email notification

    • Selecting your course from the training calendar in Fast-Train

  • If the Zoom link is not available in any of these four areas, you will receive it from your course facilitator prior to class. 

  • Contact autrain@auburn.edu if you need a phone-in number for your course.

  • You may receive material and handouts from autrain@auburn.edu or your course facilitator.

  • Zoom instructions and Zoom etiquette are available online. 

Utilizing the New Fast-Train Calendar
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  • The new Fast-Train calendar interface allows you to see all of your learning activities on your training calendar.

  • However, the way you can "see" current offerings has changed.

  • Additional information, including instructions on utilizing the new calendar, is now available.

  • For more questions or troubleshooting, email autrain@auburn.edu

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Contact Us

Human Resource Development 
AU Administrative Complex
1550 E. Glenn Ave.
Auburn, AL 36849
Penny Houston | 334-844-1693 | pdh0007@auburn.edu
Last updated: 06/03/2022