Illini Union Staff Training & Development

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


Monday, May 20, 2024

    • All Day
    • Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, 614 E. Daniel St., 3rd Floor, Champaign, IL

    An intensive training program designed to provide university employees with the opportunity to acquire and strengthen cultural competencies, awareness, and skills. A $400 fee applies and space is available on a first come, first served basis.

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Make the move toward long-term financial security. For anyone halfway down the road to retirement, this webinar is a critical checkpoint. It takes you through the keys to successful money management, how to juggle competing financial demands and retirement saving strategies that can help put you on the path to lifelong financial security.

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Friday, May 24, 2024

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Friday, May 31, 2024

Monday, June 3, 2024

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Building healthy and sustainable savings habits can be overwhelming when starting from scratch. In this session, we will explore some simple strategies that can help you improve your financial future.

Thursday, June 20, 2024

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm

    The Starting Line: Beginning to save for retirement There’s no time like the present to save for the future. Sometimes it’s hard to think about retirement when you’re just starting out in your career. The truth is, that’s when thinking ahead can do the most good! It all starts with some practical knowledge. We’ll help you get ahead of your retirement saving with some t

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Gain tools to improve financial well-being Do you feel your financial plan needs a refresh? Financial planning can be short-term, long-term, or ideally both. Discover smart steps to focus on your financial security and work toward improving your financial well-being.

Thursday, July 18, 2024

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    In this seminar, we will explore a practical approach to assessing the viability and attractiveness of any new business venture. By using this process, participants will be learn how to evaluate any business ideas of their own. For this seminar, previous training in business is not needed.

Thursday, August 1, 2024

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

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Illini Union (room 314 AB)

    This workshop with OAE will cover the workplace accommodation process, the accommodation requirements that Illini Union supervisors will need to address, the legal requirements faced by supervisors in both identifying and remedying any instances of discrimination or harassment at work, and the process by which employees can report problems in the most suitable manner

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.

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.