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Staff Training: September 2009

Published: September 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.

Friday, Sept. 4 / 9–10 a.m.
FIRST FRIDAY FOR MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS
In the CCPE 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.


Thursday, Sept. 10 / 1:30–3:30 p.m.

LEAD-RELATED CONSTRUCTION WORK
This course will instruct participants on the requirements of the university’s lead compliance program. To register, contact Gary Pons at 562/985-8893.

Friday, Sept. 11 / 10 a.m.–noon
UNDERSTANDING YOUR CALPERS RETIREMENT BENEFITS
Participants will be guided through the navigation of the CalPERS Web site and assisted in accessing the CalPERS online retirement calculator, service credit purchase information, and the annual member statement. Information also will be provided on benefits at retirement and the CalPERS retirement application process. The workshops will be presented in a computer lab setting for hands-on learning. Due to limited seating, reservations are required and are on a first-come first-served basis. To register please contact Benefits Services at 562/985-2381 or e-mail benefits@csulb.edu.

Monday, Sept. 14 / 9–11 a.m.
EMPLOYEE SAFETY TRAINING
Come and 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.

Tuesday, Sept. 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 at www.csulb.edu/training.

Wednesday, Sept. 16 / 9–11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY WORD/POWERPOINT
This hands-on workshop will assist users who have a solid understanding of accessibility (or have attended Accessibility 101) and who have a basic working knowledge of Word and/or PowerPoint 2007 to learn the five basic principles to create an accessible Word 2007 document or PowerPoint 2007 presentation including creating structure, dealing with text, color, images, and tables. Register on-line at www.csulb.edu/training.

Thursday, Sept. 17 / 9–11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY IN ADOBE ACROBAT 9 PRO
This hands-on workshop will assist users who have a solid understanding of Accessibility (or have attended Accessibility 101) and who have a basic working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat to learn 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 at www.csulb.edu/training.

Thursday, Sept. 17 / 2–4 p.m.
UNDERSTANDING YOUR CALPERS RETIREMENT BENEFITS
Participants will be guided through the navigation of the CalPERS Web site and assisted in accessing the CalPERS online retirement calculator, service credit purchase information, and the annual member statement. Information also will be provided on benefits at retirement and the CalPERS retirement application process. The workshops will be presented in a computer lab setting for hands-on learning. Due to limited seating, reservations are required and are on a first-come first-served basis. To register please contact Benefits Services at 562/985-2381 or e-mail benefits@csulb.edu.

Friday, Sept. 18 / 10 a.m.–noon
STRESS MANAGEMENT, CHANGE, AND RESILIENCE
Toni Aquino, coordinator of the Faculty Staff Assistance Program, will help participants understand the nature of stress and its impact on our bodies and minds. This session will explore techniques on how to redirect negative thought patterns and adopt positive coping mechanisms. Time will be allocated for questions and answers, and hands-on developmental exercises. Seating is limited.

Tuesday, Sept. 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. 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 at www.csulb.edu/training.


Tuesday, Sept. 22 / 8:30–10:30 am

ASBESTOS AWARENESS
This course instructs the participants on the possible locations of ACCM, the health hazards of asbestos. To register contact George Alfaro at 562/985-2378.

Tuesday, Sept. 22 / 9–10:30 am
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT – GETTING BY WITH LESS
This workshop will assist you in learning how to identify what financial success is in today’s economy, review the causes of financial stress, understanding the importance of setting financial goals, and understanding debt management. The facilitator will also provide helpful tips on getting started.

Wednesday, Sept. 23 / 9–11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY WORD/POWERPOINT
This hands-on workshop will assist users who have a solid understanding of accessibility (or have attended Accessibility 101) and who have a basic working knowledge of Word and/or PowerPoint 2007 to learn the five basic principles to create an accessible Word 2007 document or PowerPoint 2007 presentation including creating structure, dealing with text, color, images, and tables. Register on-line at www.csulb.edu/training.

Thursday, Sept. 24 / 8:30-10:30 a.m.
ASBESTOS AWARENESS
This course instructs the participants on the possible locations of ACCM, the health hazards of asbestos. To register contact George Alfaro at 562/985-2378.

Thursday, Sept. 24 / 9–11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY IN ADOBE ACROBAT 9 PRO
This hands-on workshop will assist users who have a solid understanding of accessibility (or have attended Accessibility 101) and who have a basic working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat to learn 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 at www.csulb.edu/training.

Tuesday, Sept. 29 / 9–11 a.m.
PTF WORKSHOP
This workshop will cover the basics of completing the Personnel Transaction Form (PTF). The PTF is used for multiple purposes, including: hiring an employee, extending a temporary appointment, changing an employee’s time base, placing an employee on a temporary reassignment, and separating an employee from the university. Information will be provided on the personnel policies that govern these transactions. Please note: This class concentrates mainly on the transactions affecting staff members, however there will be some references to faculty transactions.

Tuesday, Sept. 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 at www.csulb.edu/training.

Tuesday, Sept. 29 / 1:30–3:30 pm
LEAD-RELATED CONSTRUCTION WORK
This course will instruct participants on the requirements of the university’s lead compliance program. To register contact George Alfaro at 562/985-2378.

Wednesday, Sept. 30 / 9–11 a.m.
ACCESSIBILITY WORD/POWERPOINT
This hands-on workshop will assist users who have a solid understanding of Accessibility (or have attended Accessibility 101) and who have a basic working knowledge of Word and/or PowerPoint 2007 to learn the five basic principles to create an accessible Word 2007 document or PowerPoint 2007 presentation including creating structure, dealing with text, color, images, and tables. Register on-line at www.csulb.edu/training.

Wednesday, Sept. 30 / 1:30–3:30 p.m.
WORKER’S COMPENSATION
This course will provide information on work related injury & illness reporting & the mechanics of the workers’ compensation program. To register, contact Cheryl Velasco at 562/985-2366.

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.