Training Courses

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Current Training Courses

AES/SMRT Training

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Description
Learn and compare AES Reports and the SMRT web-based application to manage SUNY accounts.
Target Audience
New users of AES and/or SMRT Applications.
Course Length
2.5 Hours

Civil Service in a Nutshell

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Description
Information on Civil Service lists and appointments.
Target Audience
VP Coordinators, hiring department managers and employees seeking Civil Service list information on West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton.
Course Length
3 Hours

Effective Communication Skills

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Description
Assess and fine tune your communication skills as it relates to achieving your goals.
Target Audience
This program is open to all West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton employees.
Course Length
3 Hours

Ethics Training

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Description
Financial Disclosure Statement Filers only.
Target Audience
This is a required training program for all State officers and employees who are required to file an annual financial disclosure statement. This is a comprehensive course on Ethics in State Government. All Financial Disclosure Statement filers must complete this training by November 15, 2013.
Course Length
2 Hours

Faculty Appointments Training

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Description
Learn the hire/rehire guidelines and processes, promotion and tenure procedure and much more.
Target Audience
VP Coordinators, Academic Personnel Administrators, and anyone who is responsible for HR Administration of Academic Appointments. WEST Campus employees only.
Course Length
2 Hours

FMLA & Medical Related Leave Training for State & RF Employees

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Description
This class will assist you with implementing the FMLA law.
Target Audience
VP Coordinators, Dept Heads, & Managers who are responsible for administering campus policies on West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton.
Course Length
2.5 Hours

Heart Saver CPR w/ AED Certification

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Description
Learn basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) on the adult victim; chain of survival, recognition of cardiac emergencies.
Target Audience
All employees.
Course Length
3 Hours

I-9 Training

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Description
The guidelines to meet the legal and procedural responsibilities of this law.
Target Audience
VP Coordinators, Departmental Personnel Administrators and anyone who is responsible for completing a Form I-9 on West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton.
Course Length
1 Hour

Independent Contractor Workshop

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Description
Independent Contractor.
Target Audience
Anyone responsible for preparing payment requests for Independent Contractors.
Course Length
2 Hours

Managing IFR Accounts

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Description
Learn to manage your IFR Accounts.
Target Audience
Personnel responsible for the financial management of their department's IFR accounts.
Course Length
3 Hours

Mastering Performance Reviews

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Description
Comprehensive overview of the complete performance management process; from preparation to administering the annual appraisal.
Target Audience
Managers and supervisors responsible for managing the performance of others on West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton.
Course Length
3 Hours

New Employee Orientation for Research Foundation

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Description
Learn about services and benefits available to you as an employee at Stony Brook University. Below is the agenda:
  • Check-in / Breakfast / Networking
  • Welcome / Introductions / Video
  • Programs / Services / Customer Care
  • University Policies and Procedures
  • Dimensions of Diversity
  • Payroll and Time & Attendance
  • Benefits
Target Audience
New employees.
Course Length
3.5 Hours (9:00am to 12:30pm)
Course Dates (Part 1)
  • December 2, 2013
  • December 16, 2013
  • January 13, 2014
  • January 27, 2014
  • February 10, 2014
  • February 24, 2014
  • March 10, 2014
  • March 24, 2014
  • April 7, 2014
  • April 21, 2014
  • May 5, 2014
  • May 19, 2014
  • June 2, 2014
  • June 16, 2014
  • June 30, 2014
Useful Information

New Employee Orientation for State Classified

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Description
Learn about services and benefits available to you as an employee at Stony Brook University. Below is the agenda:
  • Check-in / Breakfast / Networking
  • Welcome / Introductions / Video
  • Programs / Services / Customer Care
  • University Policies and Procedures
  • Dimensions of Diversity
  • Payroll and Time & Attendance
  • Union Presentation
  • Benefits
Target Audience
New employees.
Course Length
4.0 Hours ( 9:00am to 1:00pm)
Course Dates (Part 1)
  • December 12, 2013
  • January 23, 2014
  • February 20, 2014
  • March 20, 2014
  • April 17, 2014
  • May 15, 2014
  • June 26, 2014
Useful Information

New Employee Orientation for State Faculty/Professional

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Description
Learn about services and benefits available to you as an employee at Stony Brook University. Below is the agenda:
  • Check-in / Breakfast / Networking
  • Welcome / Introductions / Video
  • Programs / Services / Customer Care
  • University Policies and Procedures
  • Dimensions of Diversity
  • Payroll and Time & Attendance
  • Union Presentation
  • Benefits
Target Audience
New employees.
Course Length
4.0 Hours (9:00am to 1:00pm)
Course Dates (Part 1)
  • December 5, 2013
  • January 16, 2014
  • January 30, 2014
  • February 13, 2014
  • February 27, 2014
  • March 13, 2014
  • March 27, 2014
  • April 10, 2014
  • April 24, 2014
  • May 8, 2014 - Cancelled
  • May 12, 2014
  • June 5, 2014
  • June 19, 2014
Useful Information

Permanent Appointments

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Description
This workshop will provide information covering eligibility, initiating and completing the Permanent Appointment Process for UUP employees.
Target Audience
VP Coordinators, Departmental Personnel Administrators and anyone who is responsible for HR Administration.
Course Length
1 Hour

Position Description & Advertisement Requisitions (PDAR)

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Description
Learn this Lotus Notes application for job creation, review, approval, posting and ad requisition process.
Target Audience
VP Coordinators, Departmental Personnel Administrators and anyone who is responsible for completing a PDAAR. West/HSC campus employees only.
Course Length
2 Hours

RF Appointments / Payroll / Time & Attendance / Employee Verification & Records

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Description
Learn about the packages, forms and the guidelines.
Target Audience
VP Coordinators, Departmental Personnel Administrators and anyone who is responsible for Research Foundation HR Administration. HSC/WEST Campus employees only.
Course Length
2 Hours

Search & Selection / Effective Interviewing Techniques

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Description
Review the search and selection process, while gaining skills in resume screening and interviewing techniques.
Target Audience
VP Coordinators, managers, search committee members, search committee chairs, or anyone responsible for selecting and interviewing potential candidates on West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton .
Course Length
3 Hours

Sexual Harassment Prevention

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Description
Know your rights and learn about your responsibility to prevent sexual harassment.
Target Audience
Open to all West Campus and HSC employees.
Course Length
2 Hours

State Appointments

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Description
Learn the new hire, and rehire guidelines and processes.
Target Audience
VP Coordinators, Departmental Personnel Administrators and anyone who is responsible for HR Administration. HSC/WEST Campus employees only.
Course Length
2 Hours

Writing Position Descriptions

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Description
This workshop will allow you to write accurate position (job) descriptions which will facilitate recruitment, compensation/classification, training, staff development, and performance management.
Target Audience
VP Coordinators and those responsible for writing position descriptions for M/C, RF, and State - NTP positions.
Course Length
3 Hours

Other Training Courses

And Justice for All / Diversity 101

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Description
Explore the Dimensions of Diversity and develop a personal action plan.
Target Audience
All employees, supervisors, managers.
Course Length
6 Hours

Benefits - State & RF

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Description
Learn how to use the Benefits program as a tool in recruiting new employees.
Target Audience
VP Coordinators, Departmental Personnel Administrators and anyone who is responsible for HR Administration. HSC/WEST Campus employees only.
Course Length
2 Hours

Business Writing Basics

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Description
Learn how to write more clearly, concisely and accurately.
Target Audience
This class is intended for all West Campus, South Campus, Health Sciences Center, StonyBrook Manhattan and StonyBrook Southampton employees
Course Length
3 Hours

Counseling & the Disciplinary Process for Supervisors of State Employees

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Description
Identify challenging situations and when to counsel and to seek disciplinary action.
Target Audience
Supervisors and Managers of State employees.
Course Length
3 Hours

Counseling for Supervisors of RF Employees

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Description
Identify challenging situations and when to counsel and to seek disciplinary action.
Target Audience
Supervisors or Managers of Research Foundation employees.
Course Length
3 Hours

Creating a Culture of Excellent Customer Service

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Description
Develop strategies to create a more customer-friendly atmosphere.
Target Audience
This program is open to all West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton employees.
Course Length
3 Hours

Email Etiquette

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Description
Learn how to effectively communicate via email.
Target Audience
This program is open to all West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton employees.
Course Length
3 Hours

Graduate Student Workshop

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Description
Reviews the hiring and reappointment process for graduate students.
Target Audience
Graduate Student Coordinators or anyone who must authorize or approve graduate student appointments on West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton.
Course Length
1 Hour

Let's M.E.E.T.

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Description
Learn techniques for conducting and attending productive meetings.
Target Audience
This program is open to all West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton employees who are responsible for managing meetings
Course Length
2.5 Hours

Lunchtime Learning Series

Description
Course Title Dates Register
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Outstanding Customer Service Register For This Course
Target Audience
This program is open to all West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton employees
Course Length
All lunchtime learning sessions run from 12:00pm-1:00pm

Managing Multiple Priorities

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Description
Create effective work plans and identify the maximum efficiency of your valuable time.
Target Audience
This program is open to all West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton employees.
Course Length
3.5 Hours

Powerful Presentations

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Description
Increase your comfort and confidence before your next presentation.
Target Audience
This program is open to all West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton employees.
Course Length
3 Hours

Practical Skills for Supervisors

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Description
Identify and practice the skills and techniques necessary to be an effective supervisor.
Target Audience
All new supervisors and/or supervisors who have never been formally trained on West campus, South campus, HSC, Manhattan and Southampton Campus.
Course Length
18 Hours (3 days)

Right To Know Workshop

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Description
Comprehensive overview of your roles and responsibilities around promoting a safe work environment.
Target Audience
All employees.
Course Length
1 Hour

Safe Space

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Part 1: Safe Space Foundations (2 hr introductory course about LGBTQ Awareness)
Part 2: Safe Space Members Workshop (4 hrs)
Description
Safe Space Foundations is an introductory course about LGBTQ Awareness.
Target Audience
Everyone
Course Length
2 Hours

SBU Reporting for Finance SBF Account Users

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Description
The training session will offer an introduction to SBU Reporting for SBF Account Users
Target Audience
SBF Account Holders
Course Length
1 Hour

SBU Reporting for Finance VP Reporting Users

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Description
The training session will offer an introduction to SBU Reporting for Finance VP Reporting Users
Target Audience
VP Coordinators, Departmental Personnel Administrators, Deans & Chairs of Depts.
Course Length
1 Hour

Taking Meeting Minutes

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Description
Identify what meeting minutes are and develop a system to capture the right information.
Target Audience
This program is open to all West Campus, South Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton employees who are responsible for taking meeting minutes
Course Length
2.5 Hours

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