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
Body Language: Non-Verbal Communication

This workshop will explore "non-verbal" language and how to use it to communicate more effectively. Participants will learn how their eyes, approachability, negative thoughts, and other body signals impact their communication efforts. Upon completion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Explain how first impressions are formed
  • Identify eye signals and gaze behaviors
  • List six arm positions and barriers
  • Demonstrate how to understand the wordless message and gain cooperation from other people

Requirements: These workshops are open to all Oakland University staff.

Tue, July 21, 2015, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
36 Oakland Room, Oakland Center [ENROLL]
Tue, July 21, 2015, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
36 Oakland Room, Oakland Center [ENROLL]
Introduction to Google Drive (Google Docs)

Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing. Google Drive (formerly Google Docs) is an office suite of productivity applications, that offer collaborative editing on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more.

Google Drive is part of Oakland University's Google Apps package. Come learn about this valuable tool and how it can increase your productivity at OU.

Thu, July 23, 2015, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
13 200C Elliott Hall [ENROLL]
Thu, August 13, 2015, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
19 200C Elliott Hall [ENROLL]
Performance Management Process 2015-2016
Description: Review of the Performance Management Process. This presentation will include a review of the process and screens.
Tue, July 7, 2015, 10 - 11 a.m.
8 435 Wilson Hall [ENROLL]
Wed, July 22, 2015, 3 - 4 p.m.
8 435 Wilson Hall [ENROLL]
Protect yOUrself - OU Phishing Awareness Program
Description: In the "real world," someone could steal your pocketbook and use your credit cards and/or identification to make purchases or cause all sorts of other trouble for you. This is known as "identity theft." But did you know that you are also subject to a similar form of identity theft in the virtual world online?

Cyber criminals exist with one purpose: trick you into giving them access to your personal information. It's called phishing.

Learn how to identify and report phishing attempts with this short self-guided tutorial. Click this link to view the course.
This course does not require enrollment.
persistent 2 Internet not required