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WEBINARS

ComPsych webinar descriptions are posted on the HR website. ( http://www.alaska.edu/hrtraining/e-learning/compsych-learning-events/ )

Fall 2014 webinars are scheduled on Thursdays at 11 a.m. and Tuesdays at 9 a.m. based upon employee feedback for preferred days and times. Upon registering, employees receive a confirmation email and a reminder email 24-hours prior to the webinar.

Cutting Through the Clutter - Thursday, Sept. 11, 11 a.m. Register for 11am-12pm AKDT

The Confident You: Taking Charge of Your Life - Tuesday, Sept. 16, 9 a.m. Register for 9-10am AKDT

How To Be More Engaged at Work - Thursday, Oct. 9, 11 a.m. Register for 11am-12pm AKDT

Developing Your Creative Side - Tuesday, Oct. 16, 9 a.m. Register for 9-10am AKDT

Financial Planning for Life - Thursday, Oct. 23, 11 a.m. Register for 11am-12pm AKDT

The webinars are approximately 45 minutes in length. There are no fees to attend a ComPsych webinar (http://www.alaska.edu/hrtraining/e-learning/compsych-learning-events/ ). If the webinar takes place during the employee’s work hours, as with any training event supervisory approval should be obtained to ensure proper departmental coverage. Employees may join these webinars from any computer with speakers and use the chat function to ask questions or comment.

Note: Although a telephone number will be provided to participate, the telephone number is one with a long-distance charge. Therefore, the computer speakers (or earbuds) and chat function is the preferred method for participating.

Supervisors may request a webinar topic for a department meeting or retreat. In addition, employees may request a topic for a future webinar date. Simply review the ComPsych Catalog posted at ComPsych webinar page (http://www.alaska.edu/hrtraining/e-learning/compsych-learning-events/ ). When submitting a request, please email syhrtraining@email.alaska.edu and include “ComPsych Webinar Request” in your subject line.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Anne Sakumoto at anne.sakumoto@alaska.edu or (907) 786-1432.

UA EMPLOYEE E-LEARNING - SkillSoft Resources available until January 30, 2015.

University employees have access to free online courses, job aids and Books24x7 anytime and anywhere with internet access. Courses may also be downloaded and viewed when you do not have internet access, for example, on an airplane. After completing a course, your learning results are automatically recorded and transferred to your learning history within SkillPort after you log-in with an internet connection.

Employees may access these SkillSoft resources one of two ways:

1. UAOnline. After logging in, click the “Employee Services” tab, then “Employee E-Learning” link, and “SkillSoft”) or

2. through the Statewide Human Resources webpage at http://www.alaska.edu/hrtraining/e-learning/skillsoft/ Log in with UA Authentication Service ID and password. If you need assistance, contact the UA CallCenter at 450-8300 or your regional helpdesk.

Are you interested in preparing for a certification exam? As a University employee, you have access to SkillSoft courses to prepare for business certifications exams. A few of the certifying organizations and the certifications are listed below:

1.American Society for Quality
Six Sigma - Black Belt or Green Belt
CMQ/OE - Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence

2. Project Management Institute
CAPM - Certified Associate in Project Management
PMP - Project Management Professional

3. International Institute of Business Analysis
CBAP – Certified Business Analysis Professional

4. Human Resource Certification Institute
PHR – Professional in Human Resources
SPHR – Senior Professional in Human Resources

Although SkillSoft works with the various organizations to keep up to date with exam questions and topics, SkillSoft does not administer the actual certification exam or issue the certification. You must apply with the certifying organizations which frequently identify experience and/or training requirements. For training requirements, it’s recommended that you print the SkillSoft completion certificates for your records and/or to submit with your application if requested.

University employees may find information at the Statewide Human Resources webpage (http://www.alaska.edu/hrtraining/e-learning/re-certification-prep/ ) or at SkillSoft.com Info Center on certification curriculum or Accreditation (http://www.skillsoft.com/about/accreditations/http://www.skillsoft.com/catalog/certification/curricula.asp ).

SKILLSOFT DEMONSTRATION
September 19, 2014, Friday at 9 a.m. AST

Has it been a while since you’ve logged into your SkillSoft account or perhaps you didn’t know about these resources? Don’t delay. You still have time to use these resources.

Join the last scheduled demonstration/orientation for calendar year 2014--see event information below. To save information on your calendar, click the “Go to” link and select the icon “Add to My Calendar.” Or, on the day of the demonstration, click the “Go to” link and Join the demo. Be sure to also use the toll-free number (no charge to UA) to hear the SkillSoft Learning Consultant.

Sept. 19, 2014, Friday at 9 a.m. AST

Go to https://skillsoft.webex.com/skillsoft/j.php?MTID=m5689651cb87ca254e0801859ff1a6209

Meeting Number: 740 340 526
Meeting Password: welcome
Call-in toll-free number: 1-866-668-0721
Conference Code: 623 546 8761

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