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Staff Training: July 2009

Published: July 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.

Monday, July 6 / 9-11 a.m.
EMPLOYEE SAFETY TRAINING
Re-visit campus safety policies, the university Injury and Illness Prevention Program, worker compensation basics, and fire extinguisher use. To register, contact Gary Pons at 562/985-8893.

Wednesday, July 9 / 8:30-10:30 a.m.
INJURY AND ILLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM
This course instructs participants on the university’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program. Included are the university’s responsibilities for safety, the employee’s responsibility for safety, accident reporting and investigation, safety committees, how to report unsafe conditions, and a general overview of other university health and safety programs. To register, contact Gary Pons at 562/985-8893.

Tuesday, July 14 / 9-11 a.m.
INS AND OUTS OF THE POSITION DESCRIPTION AND CLASSIFICATION PROCESS WORKSHOP
This practical workshop was designed to assist managers and staff in understanding the classification process as well as to assist in creating and writing a proper position description. The first half of the workshop is dedicated to a discussion of the classification process, with tips on how to prepare for classification reviews, and the re-classification and classification appeals process. The second half will be devoted to understanding, creating, and writing an accurate position description. Bring a copy of a position description you are working on, or one you would like to create.

Tuesday, July 14 / 9-10 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY 101 FOR MANAGERS
This workshop will assist managers in understanding what accessibility is, why it is important, and how it applies to the work you do at CSULB. You will see a demonstration of the five basic principles in creating accessible documents in Word, PowerPoint 2007, and Adobe Acrobat 9. This session is the same as Accessibility 101, but with a streamlined format. Register on-line.

Wednesday, July 15 / 9-11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY 101
This workshop will assist users who have a basic working knowledge of Word and/or PowerPoint 2007 and who would like to understand the exact accessibility requirements for document creation at CSULB. You will learn what accessibility is, why it is important, and how it applies to the work you do at CSULB. Users will see a demonstration of the five basic principles in creating accessible documents in Word, PowerPoint 2007, and Adobe Acrobat 9. Register on-line.

Thursday, July 16 / 9-11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY WORD/POWERPOINT
This hands-on workshop will assist users with a solid understanding of accessibility (or have attended Accessibility 101) and have a basic working knowledge of Word and/or PowerPoint 2007 in receiving instruction on the five basic principles in creating an accessible Word 2007 document or PowerPoint 2007 presentation including creating structure, dealing with text, color, images, and tables. Register on-line.

Friday, July 17 / 9-11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY IN ADOBE ACROBAT 9 PRO
This hands-on workshop will assist users with a solid understanding of accessibility (or have attended Accessibility 101) and have a basic working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat in receiving instruction on the basic principles in creating an accessible PDF file in Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro, including how to use the Accessibility Checker tools, creating structure and tagging image or table elements. Register on-line.

Tuesday, July 21 / 9-10 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY 101 FOR MANAGERS
This workshop will assist managers in understanding what accessibility is, why it is important, and how it applies to the work you do at CSULB. You will see a demonstration of the five basic principles in creating accessible documents in Word, PowerPoint 2007, and Adobe Acrobat 9. This session is the same as Accessibility 101, but with a streamlined format. Register on-line.

Tuesday, July 21 / 1:30-3:30 p.m.
HAZARD COMMUNICATION
This course instructs the participants about the basics of the university’s chemical hazard communication program. Included is 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, July 22 / 9-11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY 101
This workshop will assist users who have a basic working knowledge of Word and/or PowerPoint 2007 and who would like to understand the exact accessibility requirements for document creation at CSULB. You will learn what accessibility is, why it is important, and how it applies to the work you do at CSULB. Users will see a demonstration of the five basic principles in creating accessible documents in Word, PowerPoint 2007, and Adobe Acrobat 9. Register on-line.

Thursday, July 23 / 9-11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY WORD/POWERPOINT
This hands-on workshop will assist users with a solid understanding of accessibility (or have attended Accessibility 101) and have a basic working knowledge of Word and/or PowerPoint 2007 in receiving instruction on the five basic principles in creating an accessible Word 2007 document or PowerPoint 2007 presentation including creating structure, dealing with text, color, images, and tables. Register on-line.

Friday, July 24 / 9-11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY IN ADOBE ACROBAT 9 PRO
This hands-on workshop will assist users with a solid understanding of accessibility (or have attended Accessibility 101) and have a basic working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat in receiving instruction on the basic principles in creating an accessible PDF file in Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro, including how to use the Accessibility Checker tools, creating structure, and tagging image or table elements. Register on-line.

Tuesday, July 28 / 9-10 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY 101 FOR MANAGERS
This workshop will assist managers in understanding what accessibility is, why it is important, and how it applies to the work you do at CSULB. You will see a demonstration of the five basic principles in creating accessible documents in Word, PowerPoint 2007 and Adobe Acrobat 9. This session is the same as Accessibility 101, but with a streamlined format. Register on-line.

Wednesday, July 29 / 9-11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY 101
This workshop will assist users who have a basic working knowledge of Word and/or PowerPoint 2007 and who would like to understand the exact accessibility requirements for document creation at CSULB. You will learn what Accessibility is, why it is important, and how it applies to the work you do at CSULB. Users will see a demonstration of the five basic principles in creating accessible documents in Word, PowerPoint 2007, and Adobe Acrobat 9. Register on-line.

Thursday, July 30 / 9-11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY WORD/POWERPOINT
This hands-on workshop will assist users with a solid understanding of accessibility (or have attended Accessibility 101) and have a basic working knowledge of Word and/or PowerPoint 2007 in receiving instruction on the five basic principles in creating an accessible Word 2007 document or PowerPoint 2007 presentation including creating structure, dealing with text, color, images, and tables. Register on-line.

Friday, July 31 / 9-11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY IN ADOBE ACROBAT 9 PRO
This hands-on workshop will assist users with a solid understanding of accessibility (or have attended Accessibility 101) and have a basic working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat in receiving instruction on the basic principles in creating an accessible PDF file in Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro, including how to use the Accessibility Checker tools, creating structure, and tagging image or table elements. Register on-line.

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.