Human Resources Training

AboutDesigned for supervisors and employees, these workshops cover topics related to personal and workplace concerns. To request additional information or schedule a workshop, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources at 979-458-3279.

 

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A Supervisory Primer for Managing Anger in the Workplace
Employee anger can be as mild as unspoken resentment and as violent as verbal or physical abuse, and dealing with this anger is a challenge for supervisors. This three-hour workshop focuses on recognizing signs of anger and helping supervisors identify anger that is beyond a normal stage. Strategies for communicating with angry employees and using management techniques are included.

Course Delivery: To request additional information or schedule a workshop, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources at 979-458-3279.

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Alcohol and Drugs in the Workplace
Of the 19.8 million adults with substance abuse and/or chemical dependency problems, 77.1 percent are employed. This three-hour class reviews signs and symptoms of substance use/abuse and ways to help supervisors and employees if substance use becomes a problem in the workplace.

Course Delivery: To request additional information or schedule a workshop, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources at 979-458-3279.
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Assertiveness Training
Assertiveness is one of the most powerful skills in professional communication. A practical application course, this three-hour workshop looks at the differences between assertive, passive, or aggressive types of communication and lets you try them out.

Course Delivery: To request additional information or schedule a workshop, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources at 979-458-3279.

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Communicating with Employees in Crisis
This three-hour workshop highlights common employee crises, identifies resources for supervisors needing assistance, and teaches communication strategies helpful when speaking with employees who are experiencing a crisis. The QPR Suicide Intervention component is included. A fee of $1.10 per participant covers workshop materials.

Course Delivery: To request additional information or schedule a workshop, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources at 979-458-3279.
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Conflict Management Skills for Supervisors

This three-hour workshop includes the Thomas-Kilman Conflict Mode Instrument to identify personal conflict style and reviews how this style influences conflict resolution. In addition, the workshop reviews the impact of unresolved conflict in the workplace and strategies supervisors can use to intervene with employee conflict. A fee of $15 per participant covers workshop materials.

Course Delivery: To request additional information or schedule a workshop, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources at 979-458-3279.
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Efficiency and Procrastination
Do you ignore certain tasks or put off starting assignments? If so, this three-hour session is for you. The session takes a guilt-free look at procrastination and ways to increase your efficiency at work. Learn to recognize the signs of procrastination, common reasons why its’s done, and what to do about it.

Course Delivery: To request additional information or schedule a workshop, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources at 979-458-3279.
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Managing Difficult Behavior
Managing employees’ performance can be the most challenging with difficult employees. This three-hour workshop focuses on supervisory issues and examines some of the more common difficult employee behaviors such as tardiness, lack of dependability, on-going conflict, poor emotional management, complaints, and blame, and offers strategies to help reshape behavior.

Course Delivery: To request additional information or schedule a workshop, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources at 979-458-3279.
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Managing Personal Anger in the Workplace
The ability to successfully manage anger in the workplace is essential to professional and personal success. This three-hour workshop identifies anger warning signs and methods to manage your anger and diffuse anger in others, whether the source of the anger is within yourself or from a co-worker, employee, or family member.

Course Delivery: To request additional information or schedule a workshop, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources at 979-458-3279.
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Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) is a widely used organizational development tool that helps increase understanding of yourself, your motivations, strengths, and potential areas for growth. It also helps you better understand and appreciate those who differ from you. The MBTI® instrument is self-affirming and enhances cooperation and productivity. Workshop participants log into the online assessment center and answer the questionnaire. Results are delivered to workshop participants by a qualified MBTI® facilitator.

Course Delivery: For more information on how to register for MBTI, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources.
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Personal Change Management Strategies
This three-hour workshop helps individual employees develop their own personal change management strategies.

Course Delivery: To request additional information or schedule a workshop, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources at 979-458-3279.
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Prevention of Workplace Violence
This three-hour workshop reviews types of workplace violence, warning signs of problem employees, processes of prevention, intervention, crisis response, and ways to diffuse potentially violent situations.

Course Delivery: To request additional information or schedule a workshop, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources at 979-458-3279.
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QPR–Question Persuade Refer for Suicide Prevention
Each year about 775,000 family members and countless concerned friends are affected by the suicide attempt or death of loved ones. You can make a difference and possibly save a life by learning more about QPR in this 1.5 hour workshop. A fee of $1.10 per participant covers workshop materials.

Course Delivery: To request additional information or schedule a workshop, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources at 979-458-3279.
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Self-Directed Learning
Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources has a library of resource materials available for self-directed learning. Resources can be reserved at any time and borrowed for up to two weeks. Topics include: coaching, performance evaluations, employee retention, stress management, effective communication, anger management, and change management.

Course Delivery: Contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources.
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StrengthsQuest™
We all naturally think, feel, and behave as unique individuals. The StregthsQuest™ development program gives people the opportunity to identify and develop their strengths by building on their greatest natural talents. Workshop participants log onto the StrengthsQuest™ Web site to complete the Clifton Strengths Finder® assessment, which is grounded in Positive Psychology and is used by students, staff, faculty, and administrators. The Clifton Strengths Finder® is based on 30 years of Gallup research into the relationships between talent, performance, and success. After completing the online assessment, a personalized report for each individual is generated, then discussed further with a Certified Strengths Advocate. Not only will participants gain more awareness and understanding of their own natural talents, but they will also learn how to integrate and apply their talents in the workplace to improve performance and relationships by valuing others’ unique strengths. Participants will have access to a set of Web-based activities, including a personal online journal, resources, and more after completing the assessment.

Course Delivery: For more information on how to register to take the Clifton Strengths Finder®, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources.
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Stress Management
This three-hour workshop discusses the individual and unique causes and effects of stress, and ways to deal with it. Activities help participants focus on strategies to reduce and cope with stress, individually as well as in the workplace.

Course Delivery: To request additional information or schedule a workshop, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources at 979-458-3279.
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Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument
Help your clients see through conflict to resolution. The newly revised Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI©) is an easy-to-use, self-scoring, fast instrument for conflict resolution. Participants select responses from 30 statement pairs to determine which conflict-handling style—Competing, Collaborating, Compromising, Avoiding, or Accommodating—is their preferred mode. Interpretation and feedback materials teach the most appropriate uses for each mode and encourage participants to increase their comfort level with their less-used modes. Used by individuals, groups, or in a structured workshop, the TKI© is a practical approach to conflict resolution. Results are delivered to workshop participants by a qualified TKI© facilitator.

Course Delivery: For more information on how to register for TKI©, contact Texas A&M AgriLife Human Resources.
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Time-Off Issues for Employees
Available online through TrainTraq, this course provides an overview of leave and comp time policies for A&M System employees.

Course Delivery: Available online through TrainTraq: https://sso.tamus.edu

Log into Single Sign On. Select TrainTraq. Choose Search. Type the course name. Under Course Type, select “Online.” Click on “Search.”
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Workshops on Request
Customized workshop development and delivery also is available by distance or face-to-face. Contact us to discuss your employee development and learning needs.

 

 

 

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