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Workforce Education and Development

Course Descriptions (in alphabetical order)

Note: This is a list of typical courses offered through the Workforce Education and Development Office. Most courses will be offered at different times throughout the year and may vary slighlty based on the HSC location in which the course is offered.

For more information on these or other courses, please contact your local Workforce Education and Development Office.

The term "management" used in the following course descriptions refers to supervisors, managers, administrators, etc...

1 Day- New Employee Orientation

Description:

This class is required for new benefits and/or insurance eligible staff and graduate student employees of the Health Sciences Center and is to be attended within the first 30 days of employment.

Elements:

This ccourse is conducted in a classroom setting and is reccommend for all new employees and faculty members.

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2 Day- New Employee Orientation

Description:

This class is required for new benefits and/or insurance eligible staff and graduate student employees of the Health Sciences Center and is to be attended within the first 30 days of employment.

Elements:

This course is for all new employees and  faculty members.  This is held in a classroom setting only.

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212-Continuum - The Power of Making Connections

Description:

Come join us for the 212 Continuum where you learn how to make successful connections with others in your personal and professional life.

Elements:

212 Continuum- The Power of Making Connections

Come join us for the 212 Continuum where you learn how to make successful connections with others in your personal and professional life.

Participants will:

-Examine the value of successful connections
-Learn the tools needed to make good connections with others
-Discover what prevents people from making connections with others

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212-Continuum Introduction

Description:

At 211˚ water is hot. At 212˚ water begins to boil. Boiling water creates steam and steam can power a train. One extra degree can make all the difference!

Elements:

At 211˚ water is hot.  At 212˚ water begins to boil. 

Boiling water creates steam and steam can power a train.

One extra degree can make all the difference!

212˚ Continuum is a bimonthly class for non-supervisory employees that provides tools and encouragement equipping you to reach the extra degree in all that you do.

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Applicant Tracking System - Full Training for Beginners

Description:

This course is mandatory for Hiring Managers and Department Approvers. It is hands-on training for the applicant tracking system including changes to the hiring process. Learn the basics of posting a job, reviewing applicants, and moving applicants through the workflow.

Elements:

This course is mandatory for Hiring Managers and Department Approvers.  It is hands-on training for the applicant tracking system including changes to the hiring process. Learn the basics of posting a job, reviewing applicants, and moving applicants through the workflow.

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Applicant Tracking System - Posting a Job & Reviewing Applicants

Description:

Learn the basics of posting a job that will attract applicants & Tips and Tricks to choose the best candidate. Learn the ins and outs of posting a job to the new Careers at Texas Tech website

Elements:

Learn the basics of posting a job that will attract applicants & Tips and Tricks to choose the best candidate.
Learn the ins and outs of posting a job to the new Careers at Texas Tech website

You will also learn some basic navigation of the system.

How to navigate the talent record and steps to make the hiring process more efficient. You will also learn some really great features of the new system that will make your job easier


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Applicant Tracking System - Staff Workflow Interactive

Description:

Learn how to move a candidate from Manager Review to Hired with hands on activities.

Elements:

Learn how to move a candidate from Manager Review to Hired with hands on activities.

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Applicant Tracking System- Staff Workflow Workshop

Description:

Learn how to move a candidate from Manager Review to Hired.

Elements:

Learn how to move a candidate from Manager Review to Hired.

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Coaching for Improved Performance

Description:

In its simplest form, coaching is the act of helping others to perform better. Sometimes it is focused on helping to correct poor performance or improve existing skills. Other times it is targeted at developing new skills. Whichever the purpose, effective coaching will accelerate the development of employees and move them to higher levels of achievement.

Elements:

In its simplest form, coaching is the act of helping others to perform better.  Sometimes it is focused on helping to correct poor performance or improve existing skills.  Other times it is targeted at developing new skills.  Whichever the purpose, effective coaching will accelerate the development of employees and move them to higher levels of achievement. 

Participants will be ble to:

Identify 3 things an employee needs to be successful at their tasks
Determine the importance of coaching and becoming a coach
Identify whether a situation requires coaching

Learn the steps to 2 different coaching models


9 Step Coaching Model (Supervisor driven)
WIN BIG Coaching Model (Employee driven)

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Coaching-Special Request Course

Description:

This 1-hour course is set up on an as needed basis and can include but is not limited to some of the following coaching skills topics: In its simplest form, coaching is the act of helping others to perform better. Sometimes it is focused on helping to correct poor performance or improve existing skills. Other times it is targeted at developing new skills, whatever the purpose, effective coaching will accelerate the development of employees and move them to higher levels of achievement.

Elements:

Coaching- Special Request Course

This 1-hour course is set up on an as needed basis and can include but is not limited to some of the following coaching skills topics:

In its simplest form, coaching is the act of helping others to perform better.  Sometimes it is focused on helping to correct poor performance or improve existing skills.  Other times it is targeted at developing new skills, whatever the purpose, effective coaching will accelerate the development of employees and move them to higher levels of achievement.

Course could include any of the following objectives as needed:

·       Identify 3 things an employee needs to be successful at their tasks

·       Determine the importance of coaching and becoming a coach

·       Identify whether a situation requires coaching

·       Learn the steps to 2 different coaching models

·       9 Step Coaching Model (Supervisor driven)

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Communication - Special Request Course

Description:

This course is set up on an as needed basis and can include but is not limited to some of the following communication skills topics: This 1- hour course is set up to help you understand the impact your communication skills have on other people, and how improving these skills can make it easier for you to get along in the workplace.

Elements:

Communication- Special Request Course

This course is set up on an as needed basis and can include but is not limited to some of the following communication skills topics:

This 1- hour course is set up  to help you understand the impact your communication skills have on other people, and how improving these skills can make it easier for you to get along in the workplace.

Course could include any of the following objectives as needed:

                 Identify common communication problems

                 Develop skills in asking questions that give you information you need

                 Learn what your non-verbal messages are telling others

                 Develop ‘active listening’ skills

                 Create a Personal Action Plan for increasing your communication skills