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Staff Training: June 2009

Published: June 15, 2009

Employee Discount Program
Staff Human Resources and the College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) 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.

Wednesday, June 3 / 1:30-4:30 p.m.
CONNECTIONS
First in a series of three, this training emphasizes quality customer service with a caring attitude and how our interactions can make a powerful impact on other’s lives. The basic concepts of Connections discussed during the sessions can help us in daily contact with students, staff and family and friends. What you will learn is how the service provided has a reciprocal impact on the quality of lives, stimulates proactive problem solving, and how we can foster a positive learning climate that empowers us all. There has never been a time when positive, effective communication has been in greater demand. By invitation only.

Friday, June 5 / 9-10 a.m.
FIRST FRIDAY FOR MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS
In the 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. Call Benefits Services at 562/985-2381 or e-mail benefits@csulb.edu if you have any questions.

Tuesday, June 9 / 10-11 a.m.
PURCHASING WORKSHOP
This workshop includes instruction on initiating requisitions, placing and receiving orders, invoice payments, PeopleSoft purchasing, CSU system-wide contracts, and other purchasing options. Call Benefits Services at 562/985-2381 or e-mail benefits@csulb.edu if you have any questions.

Tuesday, June 9 / 1-3:30 p.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.

Wednesday, June 10 / 1:30-4:30 p.m.
CONNECTIONS
Second in a series of three, this training emphasizes quality customer service with a caring attitude and how our interactions can make a powerful impact on other’s lives. By invitation only.

Thursday, June 11 / 7:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
HAZARDOUS ENERGY CONTROL–INITIAL
This course instructs participants on the types of hazardous energy identified within the university and the types of isolation devices used to control or eliminate hazardous energy, as well as 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 tag-out devices. To register contact Gary Pons at 562/985-8893.

Tuesday, June 16 / 8-10 a.m.
RETURN TO WORK
This course will instruct supervisors and MPPs on the university’s revised Return to Work Program. Understand the responsibilities of the supervisor including the transitional employment plan and interaction with the return to work committee. Call Benefits Services at 562/985-2381 or e-mail benefits@csulb.edu, if you have any questions.

Tuesday, June 16 / 9 a.m.-noon
ROAD TO SUCCESS
Topic: Decision Making and Creative Problem Solving.
Attendance by invitation only.

Wednesday, June 17 / 1:30-4:30 p.m.
CONNECTIONS
Third in a series of three, this training emphasizes quality customer service with a caring attitude and how our interactions can make a powerful impact on other’s lives. By invitation only.

Tuesday, June 23 / 1-30 p.m.
PTF WORKSHOP
This workshop is designed to unravel the mysteries of the Personnel Transaction Form and its accurate completion for beginners. Call Benefits Services at 562/985-2381 or e-mail benefits@csulb.edu if you have any questions.

Tuesday, June 23 / 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
CONFINED SPACE ENTRY AND RESCUE–INITIAL
This course instructs the participants on both the Cal OSHA Title 8 Sec 5157 Regulations and the CSULB Confined Space Entry Program. Training will include confined space hazard identification, hazard mitigation, job assignments and their individual responsibilities, preparation of the confined space entry procedure, entry permit, and atmospheric monitoring refresher. To register, contact Gary Pons at 562/985-8893.

Tuesday, June 30 / 9 a.m.-noon
ROAD TO SUCCESS
Topic: Panel Discussion and graduation.
Attendance by invitation only.

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.