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Staff Training Opportunities

Published: October 13, 2008

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, Oct. 20 / 9 a.m.-noon
Road To Success
Topic: “The Pro-Active Employee.” Facilitated by Vickie Hamilton. Attendance by invitation only.

Tuesday, Oct. 21 / 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Legal Supervision: What Every Supervisor Needs to Know
Sponsored by the Chancellor’s Office, this workshop is a basic survival tool kit for the fundamentals of employment relations. You receive a thorough grounding in this vitally important topic, so that the next time you encounter a minefield you won’t trip and fall. For MPP employees only. There is a cost associated with this seminar. To register visit

Wednesday, Oct. 22 / 9 a.m.-noon
Supervisory Skills Certificate Program
Topic: “Facilitation Skills.” Facilitated by Tricia Webster. Attendance by invitation only.

Wednesday, Oct. 22 / 10 a.m.-noon
Office Ergonomics
This workshop instructs the participants how to set up their office work station to minimize repetitive motion injuries. Included are self evaluations, proper furniture adjustment, exercises, proper posture, and medical management of reported injuries. To register, call Michelle Weber at 562/985-2283.

Thursday, Oct. 23 / 9 a.m.-noon
Time, Stress and Balance
This workshop is designed to help you identify, practice and plan ways to better balance your work life, using strategies related to both time and stress management. You will be given tools to help you design your workday to enhance your productivity and creativity. Time savers and stress reduction tactics that can unclog bottlenecks at work and improve focus will be discussed and practice techniques that can improve your time management skills and reduce your stress will be provided. Facilitated by Tricia Webster.

“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.