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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 Waitley

Upcoming Sessions

Workshop Schedule
DateCourseRegistration
07/24 View2022 Staff Employee Session: The University of Mississippi classification and compensation project for staff employees, View2022, will go live in October 2024! These sessions are designed to connect employees to important information so they can best prepare for the upcoming changes. We will ensure there is time for open discussion so we can cover the topics/questions that are important to you. Please join us to learn more!
8:30 - 9:30, Turner Center Room 205, Jody Bevill
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08/08 View2022 Staff Employee Session: The University of Mississippi classification and compensation project for staff employees, View2022, will go live in October 2024! These sessions are designed to connect employees to important information so they can best prepare for the upcoming changes. We will ensure there is time for open discussion so we can cover the topics/questions that are important to you. Please join us to learn more!
8:30 - 9:30, FedEx Student-Athlete Academic Auditorium 207, Jody Bevill
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08/08 View2022 Staff Employee Session: The University of Mississippi classification and compensation project for staff employees, View2022, will go live in October 2024! These sessions are designed to connect employees to important information so they can best prepare for the upcoming changes. We will ensure there is time for open discussion so we can cover the topics/questions that are important to you. Please join us to learn more!
10:30 - 11:30, FedEx Student-Athlete Academic Auditorium 207, Jody Bevill
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08/15 Thinking for Success: Success in leadership begins and ends with how we think. This important session focuses on helping managers and supervisors to develop the belief systems and thought patterns that create attitudes and behaviors leading to success. The course includes practical exercises that participants can utilize long-term to reinforce positive mental habits.
12:00 - 1:00, Zoom (online only),
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08/15 View2022 Staff Employee Session: The University of Mississippi classification and compensation project for staff employees, View2022, will go live in October 2024! These sessions are designed to connect employees to important information so they can best prepare for the upcoming changes. We will ensure there is time for open discussion so we can cover the topics/questions that are important to you. Please join us to learn more!
1:30 - 2:30, FedEx Student-Athlete Academic Auditorium 207, Jody Bevill
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08/21 '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 - 12:00, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, Jessica Anne Hughes
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09/25 '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 - 12:00, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, Jessica Anne Hughes
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09/25 Four Steps to Maximizing Your Potential: This practical presentation provides a roadmap to help individuals focus on further developing their unique strengths and abilities including: assessing their talents; embracing the full value of them; identifying opportunities to use them in greater ways; and planning for their use in meeting the needs of others.
12:00 - 1:00, Zoom (online only),
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10/23 How to Motivate a Multi-Generational Work Team: Employees who grew up in different time periods can have different values, priorities, and communication styles. This important presentation explores those differences and suggests strategies for effectively motivating employees from each generation.
12:00 - 1:00, Zoom (online only),
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11/13 Four Steps to Resolving Conflict and Restoring Relationships: This presentation takes a practical approach to identifying the needs of each person, gaining understanding of the other person's position and goals, assessing the potential for compromise, and how to agree to disagree. In addition, the session reviews key interpersonal communication approaches and skills crucial to maintaining, and, if necessary, restoring the relationship to ensure good teamwork in the future.
12:00 - 1:00, Zoom (online only),
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11/20 '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 - 12:00, Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium A, Jessica Anne Hughes
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12/11 Emotional Intelligence for Supervisors: Our emotions can bring us joy and happiness, but also pain and frustration if we don't manage them well. This important presentation discusses the steps necessary for supervisors to build and maintain a balanced emotional life at work to improve relationships with employees, and achieve greater levels of success as a leader.
12:00 - 1:00, Zoom (online only),
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The LEAD Series

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

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.

Contact hr@olemiss.edu for assistance.