2014 Fall All-Employee Training Series

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You are invited to attend the 2014 Fall All-Employee Training Series!  Come to learn about programs on campus you may not be aware of, discover helpful tips and resources available to you, and become knowledgeable about important campus policies and best practices. You are welcome to attend one, some, or all of the sessions.

**Please note: The day and time of the second Lync Workshop presentation has changed since the original communication about this event.

Please register by Thursday, September 18th and indicate which session(s) you will be attending. These sessions will take place in Phoenix Room B and the Alumni A/B rooms of the University Union.  There is no cost to your department for you to attend.

University Accounting & Budget Overview
Time:  9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Presenters:  Dick Anderson – Business and Finance, SuAnn Detampel – Controller’s Office
Location:  Phoenix B
This presentation will provide an overview of the University’s accounting/fund structure and the general rules for the various funds we use on campus.  We will also review the University’s budget process and provide a summary of the fiscal year 2015 budget.
Lync Workshop
Time:  10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Presenter:  Luke Konkol – Computing and information Technology
Location:  Phoenix B
Come and gain understanding of how to work with this instant messaging application, set preferences, and work with contacts. Attendees will also learn how to make and answer video calls, along with sharing presentations, desktops, attachments, work with whiteboards, and create and understand how to use polls.
E-mail: How to Get Your Message Across
Time:  1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Presenters:  Josh Goldman – Computing and Information Technology, Kimberly Vlies – Marketing and University Communications
Location: Phoenix B
Although it is fast, low-cost, and anyone can do it, successful e-mail takes consideration. Join us as we go through DOs, DON’Ts and tips that will help you to be a conscientious and effective e-mail communicator. Whether you hope to improve the way you use e-mail for inter-office communication, or for reaching a large audience, this session is for you.
Extramural Grant Procedures:  Pre-through Post-Award
Time:  2:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Presenters:  Lidia Nonn – Office of Grants and Research, Jeff Selner – Controller’s Office
Location:  Phoenix B
The Office of Grants and Research (OGR) ensures accountability, compliance and stewardship for sponsored programs as directed by the values of the office and by all applicable Federal, State, UW System and University policies, procedures and regulations.  While the OGR handles all pre-award and non-financial post-award activities, the Controller’s Office is responsible for post-award monitoring and reporting of extramurally funded gifts, grants, and contracts.  The two offices work closely together to ensure that appropriate and accurate fiscal information is provided on agency requests.   Join us for a brief overview of extramural pre and post-award grant procedures, where your questions and input are welcome.
Waiver and Off-Campus Activity Guidelines
Time:  9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Presenter:  Christopher Paquet – Risk Management
Location: Alumni A/B Rooms
On any college campus it is beneficial to have social or academic activities in which students will participate which pose greater danger than a traditional classroom or lecture setting.  Whenever these activities are controlled by or organized by University Staff or Faculty a duty of care is created which may result in liability on the University.  In order to best protect the University and employees certain protocols should be followed to determine whether the activity should be done; what can be done to avoid danger; and what disclosures or waivers should be obtained to show the student understands all the risks.  This session will address the when and why of waivers and address some of the protocols in place on campus.
Fleet Vehicle Authorization, Use, & Procedures
Time:  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Presenters:  Tracy Van Erem – Business and Finance, Peggy Van Rixel – Facilities
Location:  Alumni A/B Rooms
This session will provide information on how to become an authorized driver at UW-Green Bay by giving you general information, the State’s minimum driving standards, how to obtain driver authorization, information regarding fleet vehicles, and how to request a fleet vehicle for use of University business. A demonstration of the new Online Motor Pool Registration System will also be provided.
AED Training
Time:  1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Presenters:  David Jones and Tom Kujawa – Public Safety
Location:  Alumni A/B Rooms
This presentation will help to familiarize employees on how and when to use an AED.  At the end of the training employees will have an opportunity to use a test AED to practice what they have learned.
Library Services Overview
Time:  2:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Presenters:  Deb Anderson and Emily Rogers – Library
Location:  Alumni A/B Rooms
Discover what new resources are available at your campus library. Want to find new and creative ways to engage your student in their research? We can help! Interested in exploring the history of our area or doing some genealogy? We can do that too! Do you need to create a video or audio recording to spruce up a presentation? We have equipment you can use! Or are you just looking for a good book? We have something for everyone! Library staff will present on our wide variety of collections, new technology, as well as some of the secret treasures held in our Archives.
Time:  9:00 – 9:45 a.m.
Presenter:  Lisa Jackovich – Controller’s Office
Location:  Alumni A/B Rooms
The WISDM (Wisconsin Data Mart for Peoplesoft Financials) is a reporting tool used to view the fiscal activity for departments and project/grants on campus. The information contained in WISDM is extracted from the Peoplesoft Shared Financial System (SFS) on a nightly basis, and includes current year as well as prior year activity. Activity for deposits, purchase orders, journal uploads (chargebacks), expense reports and payroll information can all be obtained from WISDM. Lisa Jackovich will present an online demonstration of WISDM, and answer your questions.
Campus Connection Program
Time:  10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Presenter:  Melissa Nash – Human Resources
Panel:  Mary Baranek – College of Professional Studies, Nathan Carlton – Business and Finance, Ruth Pearson – Nursing
Location:  Alumni A/B Rooms
Human Resources, in partnership with the Classified Staff Advisory Committee and the Academic Staff Governance Committee, will be rolling out an updated new employee mentor program to include both Classified and Academic Staff/Limited Employees.  All Classified and Academic Staff/Limited employees are encouraged to attend this informational session to learn more about what it means to be a campus mentor and take part in the Campus Connection Program.  This session will include an interactive panel discussion with current mentors, an overview and history of the program, and information about where we are headed in the future.
Student Supervisor Training
Time:  1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Presenters:  Diana Delbecchi – Office of Financial Aid, Sousie Lee – Human Resources
Location:  Alumni A/B Rooms
All supervisors of student employees are encouraged to attend. Training will cover resources available, highlight the new initiatives, and discuss hot topics in the world of student employment with emphasis on supervising students.
Travel Reimburse Policies
Time:  2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Presenters:  SuAnn Detampel and Cheryl Pieper  – Controller’s Office
Location:  Alumni A/B Rooms
This presentation will outline the reimbursement policies for employee travel. The session will review the current travel policies and discuss frequently asked questions on travel reimbursement. Presenters will also provide an overview on the UW TravelWise website.
Telling your Story – Content Development for Wider Dissemination
Time:  9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Presenters:  Sue Bodilly, Nancy Matzke, Eric Miller, Kelly Moore, Chris Sampson, and Kimberly Vlies – Marketing and University Communications
Location:  Phoenix B
From the beginning of time, generations have used stories to explore values, entertain, and capture attention. Stories personalize a particular experience and allow others to see value and compare. What makes a great story? How can you share it to a wider audience? Why is more, sometimes less? Join the staff of the Office of Marketing and University Communication for a presentation on sharing your story and taking your message, ideas and events to the public.
Benefit Changes and Updates for 2015
Time:  10:30 -11:30 a.m.
Presenters:  Kimberly Danielson and Sue Miller – Human Resources
Location:  Phoenix B
This session will provide an overview of 2015 changes in benefits, including information on new health plan options offered by the State for the first time, Health Savings and Employee Reimbursement Account information, and open enrollment opportunities for supplemental plans.  This session will also go through the annual open enrollment process, giving an overview of dates, open lab sessions, and online enrollment steps.
Disruptive Situations
Time:  1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Presenters:  Dean of Students Office, Health and Counseling, and Public Safety
Location:  Phoenix B
Dealing with disruptive people can be stressful.  Unpredictable actions and erratic behaviors can sometimes come as a surprise to anyone of us. This training will help you develop an action plan. Learn how to identify someone in need of assistance or intervention and who to call for help.  You will learn both what to do, and also what not to do for a variety of behaviors you may encounter at work, walking around campus and in your everyday life.
Lync Workshop
Time: 3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Presenter: Luke Konkol – Computing and Information Technology
Location: Phoenix B
Come and gain understanding of how to work with this instant messaging application, set preferences, and work with contacts. Attendees will also learn how to make and answer video calls, along with sharing presentations, desktops, attachments, work with whiteboards, and create and understand how to use polls.