Learning Programs

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The University offers all staff and faculty a full schedule of professional development workshops every semester. Topics include Professional Skills, Communications, Teamwork, Leadership, and more.

Enrollment: To register for Learning Programs, log in to eNDeavor.

Cancellation Policy: To cancel an enrollment, please unenroll in eNDeavor at least three days before the class start date so that waitlisted participants may be notified that a seat is available. Due to high demand and limited seating, departments will be charged $100 for cancellations made fewer than three days before the course start date.

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Accountability and Teamwork

Course descriptions | Register in eNDeavor

Title Date Time
Be a Better Team Player Wed., Aug. 10, 2016 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Amazing Moments Thurs., Aug. 18, 2016 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Amazing Moments Thurs., Sept. 22, 2016 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Career Development

Course descriptions | Register in eNDeavor

Title Date Time
Launching Me, Inc.: Establishing Your Personal Brand Wed., Aug. 17, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Building Strategic Resumes & Cover Letters New date: Thurs., Aug 25, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Building My Personal Brand @ Notre Dame Wed., Sept. 21, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Interview Prep 101 Thurs., Oct. 6 and Wed., Oct. 19, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. each day
Managing My Career: Assessment & Research Wed., Oct. 12, and Wed., Oct. 26, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. each day
Managing My Career: Deciding & Setting Career Goals Wed., Nov. 9, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Managing My Career: Taking Action Wed., Nov. 30, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Building Strategic Resumes & Cover Letters Wed., Dec. 14, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

Course descriptions | Register in eNDeavor

Title Date Time
Resolving Conflict While Maintaining Relationships Thurs., Aug. 18, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Resolving Conflict While Maintaining Relationships Thurs., Sept. 22, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Resolving Conflict While Maintaining Relationships Tues., Oct. 4, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Communicating with Colleagues and Coworkers Tues., Oct. 4, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Everything’s Negotiable Thurs., Oct. 20, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Communicating with Colleagues and Coworkers Thurs., Oct. 20, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Speak with Confidence Thurs., Oct. 27, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Just added! Business Writing for Professionals Thurs., Nov. 10, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Just added! Increasing Your Personal Effectiveness Tues., Nov. 29, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Diversity and Inclusion

Course descriptions | Register in eNDeavor

Title Date Time
Note: We Are All ND is required for all non-supervisory staff
We Are All ND Fri., Nov. 11, 2016 8 a.m. – 12 noon
We Are All ND Wed., Nov. 30, 2016 8 a.m. – 12 noon
We Are All ND Wed., Nov. 30, 2016 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
We Are All ND Wed., Jan. 11, 2017 8 a.m. – 12 noon
We Are All ND Thu., Feb. 2, 2017 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
We Are All ND Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 8 a.m. – 12 noon
We Are All ND Wed., Mar. 8, 2017 8 a.m. – 12 noon
We Are All ND Wed., Mar. 8, 2017 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Title Date and Time
Note: Multicultural Competencies and Hiring Game Changers is required for all managers and supervisors of staff
Multicultural Competencies and Hiring Game Changers Rescheduled: Tues., Dec. 13, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Wed., Dec. 14, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Multicultural Competencies and Hiring Game Changers Tues., Jan. 24, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wed., Jan. 25, 8 a.m. – 12 noon.
Multicultural Competencies and Hiring Game Changers Tues., Feb. 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wed., Feb. 8, 8 a.m. – 12 noon.
Multicultural Competencies and Hiring Game Changers Tues., Mar. 21, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wed., Mar. 22, 8 a.m. – 12 noon.

Professional Skills & Tools

Course descriptions | Register in eNDeavor

Title Date Time
StrengthsFinder Thur., Aug. 11, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
StrengthsFinder Tues., Sept. 20, 2016 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Time Management/Self-Leadership Thurs., Sept. 29, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Supervision & Leadership

Course descriptions | Register in eNDeavor

Title Date Time
Managing Multiple Projects, Priorities & Deadlines Wed., Aug. 10, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
ND Essentials for Managing People Thurs., Sept. 8, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Facilitation-Advanced Wed., Oct. 12, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Meeting Facilitation-Advanced Thurs., Nov. 3, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
ND Essentials for Managing People Tues., Jan. 31, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Learning Series Programs

These multi-day programs and training workshops offer more in-depth development of interpersonal, professional, supervisory and management skills. Offerings change each semester.

Learning Series Programs


Custom Programs

For teambuilding, strategic planning or other topics customized specifically for a department or work team, supervisors and managers should contact their HR Consultant or askHR at 631-5900 to speak with a Learning & Organizational Development representative.

  • DiSC Styles team development
  • Myers Briggs (MBTI) personality style team building
  • New Leader Assimilation
  • StrengthFinders
  • Team Building within the Team
  • Team Building Across Shifts
  • Team Goal-Setting
  • Change Management for Teams
  • Strategic planning
  • Other topics—ask your HR Consultant

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