Employee Training Opportunities
All Employee Training
Information Technology– The Division of Information Technology offers technology training, best practices, and how-to’s on the use of technology, commonly used programs, and common technology questions.
Office of Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action – The Office of Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action offers training and leadership development opportunities for both UW Oshkosh employees and applicable student-workers. Providing both compliance and inclusive trainings, topics include: Affirmative Action and EEO policies, discrimination, harassment, cultural competency/diversity, gender issues and best practices in staff recruitment/hiring.
Compliance Training – The Office of Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action offers many different kinds of compliance training. Offerings include Sexual Harassment Training, ADA for Supervisors, Title IX, Executive Order 54 and Tenure Observer/Affirmative Action Representative training.
Diversity & Inclusion Training – The Office of Equal Opportunity & Access hosts Diversity & Inclusion training throughout the year. Topics include Developing Cultural Competency, Micro-Aggressions, Unconscious Bias, Anti-Discrimination and Workplace Harassment/Bullying.
LGBTQ Resource Center – The Mission of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh LGBTQ Resource Center is to create a safe, inclusive, and affirming campus climate that fosters academic success and personal growth for students, faculty, and staff of all genders and sexualities through education, advocacy, and support.
SAFE Training – Help make the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh a safer and more welcoming place for the LGBTQ+ community by participating in S.A.F.E. Training (Students, Staff and Faculty for Equality). Participants take part in a three hour interactive workshop designed to introduce you to LGBTQ+ terms, culture, some of the challenges that many LGBTQ+ people encounter in their lives, and how to be an effective ally both in and out of the classroom.
Bystander Intervention – In the Stronger and Safer Together Bystander Intervention Training Workshop, the goal is to give you the tools you need to safely and effectively intervene to make our campus safer, more welcoming, and more inclusive.
Supervisors in Action: Managing the UWO Workforce
Supervisors in Action is geared towards building the foundation for our supervisors and equipping them with the knowledge and skills to be effective in their roles. The comprehensive agenda covers the essential building blocks to supervisory excellence—including Employment Law, Risk Management, Employment Relations and Managing Performance.
Who should attend? This training is open to anyone that directly supervises employees of the University. Experience level does not matter because this training will be relevant for:
- Anyone newly hired or recently promoted to a supervisor position on campus without any past experience managing people
- Those with experience supervising on campus but may want a refresher on the unique role and expectations of supervisors
- Those with experience supervising from past jobs but need to understand how to apply their experience to working at UWO
The next session will be offered January 2020. The training will be 4 half-day sessions and participants should be able to attend all sessions on all days of the training. Please view the specific dates and times here and complete the registration form to reserve your spot.
UW Leadership Development Program
This is a program offered through the UW System and UW Extension. This series of six courses is designed to increase your confidence and credibility as a higher education leader, strengthen your personal networks, and prepare you to be successful in your next career move. Participants who complete the required courses will earn a UW Leadership Development Certificate as well as three free 1-on-1 sessions with a professional leadership coach. More information about the program can be found on the website. If you are interested in pursuing this off-campus opportunity, please speak with your supervisor.