Illini Union Staff Training & Development

Welcome to the Training & Development calendar for Illini Union staff.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Thursday, July 18, 2024

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    In this seminar, we will discuss a practical approach for considering new business ideas. We will discover how to gauge the viability and attractiveness of any new business idea by following a detailed process. For this seminar, previous training in business is not needed.

Friday, July 19, 2024

Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Thursday, July 25, 2024

Thursday, August 1, 2024

Monday, August 5, 2024

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Illinois Orientation for New Employees (I-ONE) is open to both new staff and existing staff of the University. Academic Professional and Civil Service staff will become familiar with the history, culture, mission, and future direction of the University.

Monday, August 26, 2024

    • 1:30 - 4:30 pm
    • i-Hotel: Lincoln Room

    Illinois Orientation for New Employees (I-ONE) is open to both new staff and existing staff of the University. Academic Professional and Civil Service staff will become familiar with the history, culture, mission, and future direction of the University.

Tuesday, August 27, 2024

Wednesday, August 28, 2024

    • 2:00 - 3:30 pm
    • Illini Union room 104

    At this in-person event for new full-time employees, we will discuss a number of important topics including the structure of the University and Student Affairs, the leadership of Illini Union, workplace rules and expectations at Illini Union and the University, payroll and benefits, training and development and staying safe during emergencies.

Thursday, September 5, 2024

Friday, September 13, 2024

Thursday, September 19, 2024

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Illini Union room 104

    This training will include include a practical exercise on the use of fire extinguishers, where participants will use extinguishers and a simulator. The training will also include a PowerPoint presentation about the uses and suitability of various types of fire extinguishers. Please register in advance for either the 10.00-11.00 workshop or the 11.00-12.00 workshop.

Friday, September 20, 2024

    • 2:00 - 3:45 pm
    • Illini Union room 103

    For Conflict Management Strategies, we will discuss the nature and sources of workplace conflict. After that, we will explore the most appropriate conflict management strategies to use in different workplace situations. This workshop will include practical, team-based activities as well as a personal assessment of each participant's conflict management style.

Friday, September 27, 2024

    • 2:00 - 3:45 pm
    • Illini Union room 314B

    In Leading & Influencing Teams, we will discuss and explore the leadership skills necessary for success as a supervisor. This workshop will be hands-on and participants will interact with one another as they gain actionable insights about their personal leadership styles and effective techniques for influencing coworkers.

Monday, October 7, 2024

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Illinois Orientation for New Employees (I-ONE) is open to both new staff and existing staff of the University. Academic Professional and Civil Service staff will become familiar with the history, culture, mission, and future direction of the University.

Tuesday, October 8, 2024

Monday, November 11, 2024

Thursday, November 14, 2024

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am

    Get an estate planning checklist and much more. In this session, we hope you become less fearful of estate planning, learn some basic concepts and terms related to estate planning, and gather resources to aid you in getting your affairs in order.

Monday, December 9, 2024

Wednesday, December 11, 2024