Course Catalog

  • Are you looking to further your professional goals? Then Creating Your Professional Development Plan is a training you must attend!
    Through this training participants will gain the following skills:

    • Personal value & skill identification
    • Learn how to set SMART goals for professional development and career advancement
    • Identify methods to access internal & external mentors
    Upcoming Courses:
    01/11/2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St. 10th Floor
  • The session will help you identify your own psychological and physiological reactions to dealing with difficult people and how to overcome negative feelings others may give you. You will also learn tools to help you deal with angry customers and how to use constructive confrontation to defuse conflicts.

    Upcoming Courses:
    01/09/2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    30 W Mifflin St. 10th Floor
  • In order to have a sound, financial retirement plan it is important to get started now. This presentation discusses the following important retirement planning topics:

    • Deferred compensation programs
    • Budgeting/Saving for retirement
    • City retirement benefits
    Upcoming Courses:
    12/19/2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Engineering Building
    1600 Emil St
  • You should be familiar with Excel 2016 or attend Intermediate Excel before attending this session.

    Learn advanced skills in Excel 2016. Topics include task automation, pivot tables, data analysis, and power and statistical functions.

    Employee co-pay: $25 per 90 minute training, $100 per full day training.

    8:00 am – 9:30 am Excel 2016 - Automating Tasks with Macros
    10:00 am – 11:30 am Excel 2016 - Pivot Tables
    12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Excel 2016 - Data Analysis Tools
    2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Excel 2016 - Power Functions
    Upcoming Courses:
    12/14/2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Computer Training Center
    2300 South Park Street, Lower Level Suite 102
  • 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:
    01/04/2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    City-County Building, Room 103 A
  • 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:
    12/12/2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    City County Building, Room 103 A
  • 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:
    12/12/2017
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    30 W. Mifflin St, Suite 1007