Learning and Talent Development
Office of Talent Management, Office of Human Resources


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Thrive@UW-Madison: Creating Inclusive Work Environments
June 13, 2017, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Thrive@ UW-Madison: Building and Managing Work Relationships
June 15, 2017, 1:00 0 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, room 5045

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Problem Solving Approaches for HR Professionals: Applications to Key Challenges
June 27, 2017 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 1106

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Thrive@UW-Madison: Thriving in a Time of Change
July 19, 2017, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Establishing and Sustaining Communities of Practice
October 5, 2017, 9:00 - 11:00 am
October 12, 2017, 9:00 - 11:00 am
Ingraham Hall, Room 220

Volunteer Tutors Needed
Cultural Linguistic Services, within the Office of Talent Management, is in need of tutors to help UW-Madison employees develop their learning in areas such as: English language, literacy (English and Spanish), writing, math, and other subjects. Scheduling and meeting locations are flexible. To become a tutor, complete an application or contact Jzong Thao at jzong.thao@wisc.edu.

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Learn about UWell- the comprehensive wellness initiative aiming to advance the health and well-being of the entire UW-Madison community.

Do you have an upcoming event?
If you are interested in requesting to have an event registration posted on the Office of Talent Management Site, please complete your event information ​HERE.

The WiGrow program is an engagement effort aimed to increase the positive impact of student employment through supervisor and student employee conversations.

 Principles of Supervision and Management
HIE Certificate Program

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Click here for dates

Great managers create the right environment for employee engagement (Gallup)

Employees who are supervised by highly engaged managers are 59% more likely to be engaged (Gallup)

50% of US adults have left their job to get away from their manager (Gallup)

What is Principles of Supervision and Management (PSM)

PSM is a certificate program for managers and supervisors to learn and practice skills to create and maintain a healthy, inclusive, and engaging work environment for employees. Manager and supervisor effectiveness in creating an environment which supports employees’ success is crucial to support UW-Madison’s mission “to create, integrate, transfer, and apply knowledge through innovative programs of research, teaching, and public service.”

Join us, if you can answer “yes” to any of the questions below

  Do you oversee the work of others?
  Do you hire new employees?
•  Do you conduct performance conversations?
  Are you responsible for onboarding?
  Are you making decision about the time and work of others?
  Are you responsible for encouraging the professional development of others?
  Does your job title include manager/supervisor?

Why You Should Attend

  Enhance skills to be more effective in your role
  Practice navigating scenarios
  Build a network of manager and supervisor colleagues across campus
  Learn about resources and policies on campus that are here to support you and 

your employees
  Customized for managers/supervisors at UW-Madison

Key Program Elements

  Attend classes with the same group of participants to build a network overtime
Discuss the complexities and nuances in managing others Practice skills for navigating real-work scenarios A blended learning format - online modules and in-person classes (4-hour class once a week for 11 weeks) What You Will Learn in Each Class Click HERE for more information

Online Modules In-Person Classes
Affirmative Action (AA) and Equal Employment
Opportunity (EEO)
Beginning Your Supervisory Journey: Building a Healthy, Inclusive, and Engaging Work Environment

Cybersecurity Building an Inclusive Workplace

Disability Accommodation Enhancing Well-Being Through Self-Knowledge

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Managing Employee Transitions for Team Success

Corrective Disciplinary Process Recruiting for High Quality Talent

Risk Management Onboarding for Employee Success

Workers' Compensation Conflict Management for a Healthy, Inclusive, and Engaging Environment

Safety Fundamentals Common Scenarios when Creating a Healthy, Inclusive and Engaging Environment Part 1

  Performance Conversations for Employee Development

  Common Scenarios when creating a Healthy, Inclusive, and Engaging Environment Part 2

  Moving Forward in Creating a Healthy, Inclusive, and Engaging Environment

These classes were designed to meet a list of competencies. To view the full list of competencies click here.
How to complete the Program and Receive a Certificate

To complete the program and receive a certificate you must complete each requirement below:
•  Complete all online modules
•  Attend and participate in all in-person classes
•  Demonstrate competence through a final assessment
Contact Information

For questions regarding the program, contact Julie Kovalaske, julie.kovalaske@wisc.edu, or 608-890-0806


Click HERE to register 

Frequently Asked Questions Click HERE for more information

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Learning and Talent Development
Office of Talent Management, Office of Human Resources
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Suite 5101 -21 N Park Street - Madison, WI 53715
Contact our office at 608.262.7107
Email: Registrations2@ohr.wisc.edu

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