California State University, Long Beach
Inside CSULB Logo

Staff Training: February 2009

Published: February 16, 2009

Employee Discount Program
Staff Human Resources and University College and Extension Services (UCES) are pleased to offer the CSULB Staff Employee Discount Program for UCES Professional Development for non-credit courses and programs. This program entitles CSULB staff employed for six months or more (full-time temporary/permanent or part-time permanent) to a 30 percent discount on select UCES Professional Development courses and programs.

Covered under this program are the Human Resource Management Certificate program, Professional Meeting and Event Planning program, Global Logistics Specialist program, IT Technology and Engineering courses, AutoCAD and UNIX courses, Forensic Science and the High Tech Crime Certificate programs, Senior Level Human Resource Management Certificate program and on-camera leadership courses. Courses in photography, animation and writing for TV are periodically offered.

Professional Development Grant Program
The Professional Development Grant Program, sponsored by Staff Human Resources, provides financial support for any staff employee who wants to pursue job-related and/or skill-enhancing training opportunities. Matching grants of up to $750 are available. For more information on the program or for grant application, go to the Staff Human Resources forms Web page.

Monday, Feb. 2 / 9-11 a.m.
EMPLOYEE SAFETY TRAINING
Come and re-visit campus safety policies, with the university Injury and Illness Prevention Program, worker’s compensation basics, and fire extinguisher use. To register contact Gary Pons at 562/985-8893.

Friday, Feb. 6 / 9-10 a.m.
FIRST FRIDAY FOR MANAGERS
In the UCES Executive Conference Room, Foundation Building, Room 204. Facilitated by Tom Angell, Director of Staff Human Resources. A fun and informal training session loaded with “need to know” information.

Monday, Feb. 9 / 9-11 a.m.
MICROSOFT OFFICE 2007
This introductory session includes a one hour-and-15-minute hands-on introduction to Word 2007, a 30-minute overview of Excel 2007, and a 15-minute introduction to Internet Explorer 7. To register contact Kerri Sorenson at 562/955-5901.

Tuesday, Feb. 10 / 9-11 a.m.
LOTUS NOTES 7 – INTERMEDIATE
This session includes managing mail, calendaring, creating and maintaining your to-do list, and the meeting scheduler. To register contact Kerri Sorenson at 562/955-5901.

Tuesday, Feb. 10 / 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
HAZARDOUS ENERGY CONTROL INITIAL
This course instructs the participant on the types of hazardous energy identified within the university; the types of isolation devices used to control or eliminate hazardous energy as well as the devices used to secure isolation devices. Included are the university’s Hazardous Energy Control Program requirements for de-energizing and re-energizing of machines and equipment as well as the application and removal of lock-out devices, locks and tagout devices. To register contact Gary Pons at 562/985-8893.

Wednesday, Feb. 11 / 9-11 a.m.
LOTUS NOTES 7 – INTERMEDIATE
This session includes managing mail, calendaring, creating and maintaining your to-do list, and the meeting scheduler. To register contact Kerri Sorenson at 562/955-5901.

Wednesday, Feb. 11 / 9-11:30 a.m.
HAZARD COMMUNICATION
This course instructs the participants about the basics of the university’s chemical hazard communication program, and how to read a material safety data sheet (MSDS), chemical container labeling, chemical hazards, chemical handling, and basic personal protective equipment. To register contact Gary Pons at 562/985-8893.

Thursday, Feb. 12 / 11 a.m.-noon
UNIVERSITY PRINT SHOP ONLINE ORDERING SYSTEM
This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the print shop’s new online ordering system, taking you through the steps to easily place most of your print shop and quick copy orders online. You will also learn how to automatically see a proof of your business card, letterhead or envelope.

Thursday, Feb. 12 / 1-4:30 p.m.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
This course instructs the participant on the proper methodologies for cleaning up small spills of hazardous materials. Included is hazard assessment, PPE selection, clean up materials, and proper packaging and containerization of clean up materials. This course additionally instructs participants on the proper management of hazardous waste, including identification, containerization, labeling, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste. To register contact Gary Pons at 562/985-8893.

Monday, Feb. 16 / 9-11 a.m.
MICROSOFT OFFICE 2007
This introductory session includes a one hour-and-15-minute hands-on introduction to Word 2007, a 30-minute overview of Excel 2007, and a 15-minute intro to Internet Explorer 7. To register contact Kerri Sorenson at 562/955-5901.

Tuesday, Feb. 17 / 9 a.m.-noon
ROAD TO SUCCESS
Topic: Written Communication Skills
This class is designed to help you improve your ability to write effective letters, memos, and emails. You will also learn to identify and eliminate common mistakes in writing and learn to recognize the changes and trends in today’s email technology that is part of your day to day business communication. Facilitated by Bill Belisle. Attendance by invitation only.

Tuesday, Feb. 17 / 9-11 a.m.
WORD 2007 – MAIL MERGE
This introductory session in Word 2007 will cover mail merge. To register contact Kerri Sorenson at 562/955-5901.

Wednesday, Feb. 18 / 9-11 a.m.
WORD 2007 – MAIL MERGE
This introductory session in Word 2007 will cover mail merge. To register contact Kerri Sorenson at 562/955-5901.

Thursday, Feb. 19 / 9-11 a.m.
DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE
All employees sometimes face difficult situations with faculty, students, and fellow employees. In this workshop you will learn new ways to improve challenging situations, learn concrete tools to help identify and release the hooks that get us stuck in unpleasant situations, and how to recognize when you are the difficult person.

Monday, Feb. 23 / 9-11 a.m.
MICROSOFT OFFICE 2007
This introductory session includes a one hour-and-15-minute hands-on introduction to Word 2007, a 30-minute overview of Excel 2007, and a 15-minute introduction to Internet Explorer 7. To register contact Kerri Sorenson at 562/955-5901.

Tuesday, Feb. 24 / 9-11 a.m.
EXCEL 2007 – BEGINNING
This introductory session of Excel 2007 will give you the basic tools needed to use the Excel 2007 program. To register contact Kerri Sorenson at 562/955-5901.

Wednesday, Feb. 25 / 9-11 a.m.
EXCEL 2007 – BEGINNING
This introductory session of Excel 2007 will give you the basic tools needed to use the Excel 2007 program. To register contact Kerri Sorenson at 562/955-5901.

Thursday, Feb. 26 / 9 a.m.-noon
ESSENTIALS FOR MANAGERS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Topic: Labor Relations
Facilitated by Stephanie Wright and Neil Iacono, Employee Relations. Attendance by invitation only.

Friday, Feb. 27 / 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
IMPROVING IMMIGRANT STUDENT SUCCESS
Improving Immigrant Student Success: AB 540 Ally Training Project is a Professional Development Project for faculty and staff at CSULB that will focus on undocumented immigrant students. To register or view more information please visit: http://www.csulb.edu/president/government-community/ab540.html or contact Allison Ohanian at 562/985-8707

“Classes and Events” are brought to you by Staff Training and Development, part of Staff Human Resources in Human Resources Management, BH 335. Register online or contact Berta Hanson at 562/985-8798 for more information.