University Human Resources Curriculum Schedule

Formalized training and workshops are offered to faculty and staff of Oakland University only. To enroll in a course, click on the ENROLL button for the course you are interested in and then type in the requested information. Your request will then be logged into the training enrollment database.

Courses currently being offered are listed below. To go straight to the dates and times for a course, click on the course name. Note that some courses are not offered on a regular basis and may only occur a few times a year.

Date/Time Seats
Location Enroll
Management Best Practices
Description: This seminar will help managers recognize the “red flags” of potential employment law liability in the workplace and coach them on how to address situations in an efficient and effective manner. Managers will learn easy guidelines to help them prevent employment litigation, and develop tools and strategies for success with their biggest employee challenges.

Instructor: Jacqui Schulte

Tue, October 20, 2015, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
24 Heritage Room, Oakland Center [ENROLL]
Tue, October 20, 2015, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
24 Heritage Room, Oakland Center [ENROLL]
MESP - Saving for College Education
Description: Michigan Educational Savings Program (MESP) is a 529 college savings plan designed to help families save for a future student's college education.

This workshop will address:
  • What is a 529 Plan?
  • The importance of starting now
  • The burden of caryying student loan debt into your child's working career
  • Maintaining control of the assets as the account owner
  • Tax advantages with MESP
  • and much more!
Space is limited, and refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by TIAA-CREF
Wed, October 14, 2015, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
16 Lake Michigan, Oakland Center [ENROLL]
New Employee Orientation
Description: This orientation is for new staff members and is offered by University Human Resources. The purpose of this program is to provide new employees with valuable information about the University and answer questions they may have.
Wed, October 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
21 Lake Huron Room, Oakland Center [ENROLL]
On the Road to Success: Mapping Out Your Career

In this conference you will learn strategies and tools to assist you with career mapping, and how to be more proactive about your career development plans.

Topics include:

  • Exploring careers in higher education: what are the options and the possibilities available
  • Branding yourself to get the career you desire: What does branding mean and what does it look like…the do’s and don’ts of branding
  • Setting realistic career goals and sticking to them


    No cost for OU Faculty and Staff

Fri, November 6, 2015, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
32 Crown Plaza Hotel [ENROLL]
Time and Priority Management
Description: This workshop will teach effective prioritization skills and methods to help you manage situations that impact time and productivity. Topics include:
  • Understanding why people procrastinate
  • Identifying four ways to create more time
  • Recognizing when to prioritize tasks


This class is open to all OU staff

Wed, November 18, 2015, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
14 Heritage Room, Oakland Center [ENROLL]
Wed, November 18, 2015, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
14 Heritage Room, Oakland Center [ENROLL]