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E.g., 08/19/2018
  • This class provides supervisors with the tools they need to ensure compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act, as well as information about the importance of position descriptions and the position study process. This course is intended for supervisors and managers. Following completion, attendees should be able to craft position descriptions for their staff and answer questions about how the position study process works.

    Upcoming Courses:
    12/05/2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
  • This course studies the stages of team development and provides tools to help teams focus on their goals, overcome barriers, develop consensus and deliver results. Leadership, facilitator and followership attributes will also be discussed.

    Upcoming Courses:
    08/29/2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
  • This workshop is intended to provide managers & supervisors with the knowledge base needed to conduct investigations with a focus on the investigative interview.

    Upcoming Courses:
    09/13/2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
  • This training is for supervisors and managers interested in creating or updating position descriptions. The parts of the position description will be discussed in detail and participants will have the opportunity to create a PD based on a training scenario.

    Upcoming Courses:
    09/12/2018
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
  • Participants will learn more about health and other inequities facing the LGBTQ+ community. Through this discussion and activities, participants will imagine ways to offer more LGBTQ+ inclusive services and work environments.

    Upcoming Courses:
    09/26/2018
    12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Central Library
    201 W. Mifflin St, 3rd Floor
    12/13/2018
    12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Central Library
    201 W. Mifflin St, 3rd Floor
  • A half-day interactive workshop for supervisors/managers on how to manage employee performance, starting before the employee is hired. This training will focus on the importance of position descriptions, providing constant coaching and feedback to employees, and what to do when an employee fails to meet expectations after all other avenues are exhausted. Supervisors and Managers will be walked through the Performance Management Flowchart and have the opportunity to put what is being learned into action!

    Upcoming Courses:
    11/13/2018
    8:30 am - 12:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
  • Harassment in the workplace can be a form of illegal employment discrimination. This workshop is designed to provide employees with a greater understanding of the City's APM 3-5 and the legal and social implications of discrimination in the form of sexual, gender, racial or disability-based harassment in the workplace. Emphasis will be placed on increasing sensitivity to what constitutes a problem and why an immediate, constructive response is important. Discussion will also focus on exploring good management practices and policies requiring the maintenance of an environment that is free of discriminatory harassment.

    Upcoming Courses:
    09/20/2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
    10/17/2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    City-County Building
    Room 103 A
    11/01/2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    City-Building
    Room 103 A
    12/06/2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    City-County Building
    Room 103 A
  • This workshop is designed for new employees and provides the employee with a greater understanding of the City's APM 3-5 policy. It also outlines the legal & social implications of discrimination.

    Upcoming Courses:
    12/20/2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    City-County Building
    Room 103 A
  • Imagine a Madison where everyone has access to opportunity and the ability to shape the future of our City, regardless of race, income, gender, or other group status. The City has committed to this vision through the Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiative (RESJI).

    In RESJI 1, Participants will engage in a highly interactive program to discuss the need to establish racial equity and social justice as core principles in the City of Madison.

    Participants will be provided with foundational information necessary to understand concepts of racial equity and social justice, including implicit and explicit bias, micro-aggressions, different levels of bias, and steps we can all take to make the City of Madison a place where people from all backgrounds can contribute and thrive.

    This course lays the groundwork for RESJI 2: Applying Racial Equity & Social Justice.

    Upcoming Courses:
    09/13/2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
    10/23/2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
  • You must attend RESJI 1: What are Racial Equity & Social Justice? before attending this session.

    Imagine a Madison where everyone has access to opportunity and the ability to shape the future of our City, regardless of race, income, gender, or other group status. The City has committed to this vision through the Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiative (RESJI).

    Now that participants have a foundation in the key concepts of racial equity and social justice, RESJI 2 provides participants with the tools to integrate these concepts into their daily work. Several tools and techniques are shared and practiced, including a racial equity impact analysis, organization assessment, and development of strategies and work plans. This session is highly interactive and will give participants concrete tools to take back to their department.

    This course lays the groundwork for RESJI 3: Transformative Leadership and Communication.

    Upcoming Courses:
    09/27/2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
    11/06/2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
  • You must attend RESJI 2: Applying Racial Equity & Social Justice before attending this session.

    Imagine a Madison where everyone has access to opportunity and the ability to shape the future of our City, regardless of race, income, gender, or other group status. The City has committed to this vision through the Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiative (RESJI).

    In RESJI 3, you will learn about transformative leadership, communicating about race and equity, and effective use of racial equity tools. This is an interactive session where you will be able to explore your own experiences and develop strategies for personally and professionally advancing racial equity.

    Upcoming Courses:
    08/21/2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
    10/11/2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
    11/27/2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
  • This program teaches the framework that the City utilizes when looking at energy conservation, environmental initiatives and sustainable development. Participants will learn the four system conditions of The Natural Step framework and how to apply the framework to improving how we interact with the environment and our citizens. The program fosters developing awareness, gathering benchmarks, creating a compelling vision and deploying actions that will lead to sustainable development. The session is hands-on and requires the participant to apply the framework to real life problems and issues that they are currently facing.

    Upcoming Courses:
    10/16/2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor
  • The objective of this workshop is to update people's skills so that they can take more effective meeting minutes. The topics included are types of meeting minutes, language used in minutes, and tips and pointers on how to take effective meeting minutes.

    Upcoming Courses:
    12/20/2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St.
    10th Floor