Human Resources

University of Mississippi

Learning + Development

The Learning and Development area’s primary goal is to offer the University of Mississippi’s staff and faculty an opportunity for continual growth. Our seminars cover an array of topics to improve your professional skills and personal development.

Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field. – Denis Waitel

Making the Commitment

These sessions are provided for your personal and professional development, but keep in mind that when you register you are making a commitment to attend. If you are not sure that you can attend, wait to register until you have checked your calendar for conflicts. Once you have registered, be sure to add the training workshop to your calendar and save the registration confirmation email for easy withdrawal access.

The LEAD Series

Learn more about our LEAD Series that offers courses of interest to individuals, supervisors, and directors. More.

Leadercast

The University of Mississippi is a proud host site of the annual Leadercast conference on leadership. Learn more here.

Upcoming Sessions

DateCourseRegistration
10/23 Lunch about Life Discussions: Caring for Older Adults: The purpose of Lunch about Life Discussions is to provide a venue for faculty and staff to network and share information with others experiencing similar work-life circumstances. Lunch will be provided. This is a small group discussion and space is limited. Additional sessions may be added.
12:00 - 1:00, Student Union: Room 321, Donna Sue West Strum
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10/30 Search Committee Training: Diversity and Inclusion: Search committees are a crucial part of our hiring process at the University of Mississippi. As we continue our commitment to diversity and inclusion, it is important to ensure that our process is fair and equitable. These workshops will focus on how to diversify applicant pools, eliminate biases and potential discrimination in the evaluation of qualifications and identify missteps in the sorting and selection of potential candidates.
1:00 - 3:00, Student Union: Room 326, JuWan D Robinson
Class is Full
11/05 'Welcome Home' New Employee Orientation: New employee orientation that provides a unique opportunity to meet leaders and learn more about the University's mission, vision, rich history, the University's "It" factor, and the relationship between Ole Miss Athletics and the University of Mississippi.
8:00 - 3:30, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, JASMINE Ayers
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11/06 Search Committee Training: Diversity and Inclusion: Search committees are a crucial part of our hiring process at the University of Mississippi. As we continue our commitment to diversity and inclusion, it is important to ensure that our process is fair and equitable. These workshops will focus on how to diversify applicant pools, eliminate biases and potential discrimination in the evaluation of qualifications and identify missteps in the sorting and selection of potential candidates.
1:00 - 3:00, Student Union: Room 326, JuWan D Robinson
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11/12 Search Committee Training: Diversity and Inclusion: Search committees are a crucial part of our hiring process at the University of Mississippi. As we continue our commitment to diversity and inclusion, it is important to ensure that our process is fair and equitable. These workshops will focus on how to diversify applicant pools, eliminate biases and potential discrimination in the evaluation of qualifications and identify missteps in the sorting and selection of potential candidates.
1:00 - 3:00, Student Union: Room 326, JuWan D Robinson
Sign Up
11/13 Financial Wellness: Thought Barriers & Budgeting: Individuals have a set of attitudes, values, and beliefs regarding money, both positive and negative. Learn how to examine your beliefs, adjust your mindset, and establish a personal philosophy around money management, budgeting and personal growth.
2:00 - 2:45, Library 106E, JASMINE Ayers
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11/14 LEAD: Lead Yourself: All front-line staff employees (non-supervisors), both seasoned employees and recent hires, are invited to participate in this program. These sessions focus on what it takes to give your best at work.
8:30 - 3:30, Jackson Avenue Center: Teal Room, Andrea Jekabsons
Class is Full
11/20 Lunch about Life Discussions: Earning Your Degree - Balancing Work & Classes: The purpose of Lunch about Life Discussions is to provide a venue for faculty and staff to network and share information with others experiencing similar work-life circumstances. Lunch will be provided. This is a small group discussion and space is limited. Additional sessions may be added.
12:00 - 1:00, Student Union: Room 321, Donna Sue West Strum
Sign Up
12/03 Search Committee Training: Diversity and Inclusion: Search committees are a crucial part of our hiring process at the University of Mississippi. As we continue our commitment to diversity and inclusion, it is important to ensure that our process is fair and equitable. These workshops will focus on how to diversify applicant pools, eliminate biases and potential discrimination in the evaluation of qualifications and identify missteps in the sorting and selection of potential candidates.
1:00 - 3:00, Student Union: Room 326, JuWan D Robinson
Sign Up
02/12 'Welcome Home' New Employee Orientation: New employee orientation that provides a unique opportunity to meet leaders and learn more about the University's mission, vision, rich history, the University's "It" factor, and the relationship between Ole Miss Athletics and the University of Mississippi.
8:30 - 2:30, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, JASMINE Ayers
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04/08 'Welcome Home' New Employee Orientation: New employee orientation that provides a unique opportunity to meet leaders and learn more about the University's mission, vision, rich history, the University's "It" factor, and the relationship between Ole Miss Athletics and the University of Mississippi.
8:30 - 2:30, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, JASMINE Ayers
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07/08 'Welcome Home' New Employee Orientation: New employee orientation that provides a unique opportunity to meet leaders and learn more about the University's mission, vision, rich history, the University's "It" factor, and the relationship between Ole Miss Athletics and the University of Mississippi.
8:30 - 2:30, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, JASMINE Ayers
Sign Up
08/12 'Welcome Home' New Employee Orientation: New employee orientation that provides a unique opportunity to meet leaders and learn more about the University's mission, vision, rich history, the University's "It" factor, and the relationship between Ole Miss Athletics and the University of Mississippi.
8:30 - 2:30, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, JASMINE Ayers
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09/09 'Welcome Home' New Employee Orientation: New employee orientation that provides a unique opportunity to meet leaders and learn more about the University's mission, vision, rich history, the University's "It" factor, and the relationship between Ole Miss Athletics and the University of Mississippi.
8:30 - 2:30, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, JASMINE Ayers
Sign Up
11/11 'Welcome Home' New Employee Orientation: New employee orientation that provides a unique opportunity to meet leaders and learn more about the University's mission, vision, rich history, the University's "It" factor, and the relationship between Ole Miss Athletics and the University of Mississippi.
8:30 - 2:30, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, JASMINE Ayers
Sign Up

Contact Jasmine Ayers via phone (662-915-5431) or email (jayers@olemiss.edu) for assistance.

Programs On Demand

Supervisors, you may request customized training for your team at your office or workplace. The following courses are available now:

  • Cross the Line
  • Winning & Dealing (Dealing with Difficult People)
  • Everest – The Elements of Success (Leadership & Teamwork)
  • Excelling as a First Time Manager
  • FISH (Employee Motivation)
  • Give ‘Em the Pickle (Customer Service)
  • Going the Distance with Professional Communication Skills (Face-to-face, telephone, and email etiquette)
  • It’s Okay To Be The Boss
  • Managing a Student Workforce
  • PeopleAdmin
  • Search Committees: Efficient & Effective Processes
  • Strategies for Change Management
  • The Respect Advantage (Diversity)
  • Time & Energy Management
  • We’re in the Band

If you would like to offer programs to your team, please contact Jasmine Ayers.