Ongoing development for managers is important! Below are some opportunities for new, current, or aspiring PSU managers to learn and develop, while also building their network of fellow managers.
Check the Training Calendar for current offerings.
Performance Evaluation Writing Workshops
Format: Brief video available anytime. Live workshops offered 3 times a year.
Audience: Managers who are responsible for evaluating employees, and staff who support leaders in the administration of evaluations.
Topics: The video covers the performance evaluation process for non-faculty employees and discusses best practices. In live sessions, ELR specialists answer participant questions, and provide real-time feedback regarding current evaluations.
Registration: The video linked above is available anytime. Drop in to any of the following sessions by clicking on the links below:
- February 11, 2pm - Writing Performance Evaluations
- March 16, 3pm - Writing Performance Evaluations
- April 19,11am - Writing Performance Evaluations
101: Introduction to Management at PSU
Format: Online via D2L
Audience: New or aspiring PSU managers and supervisors, or those looking for a refresher.
Topics: Terminology, explanation or processes, obligations and systems for hiring, wage & hour law, protected leaves, ADA, and managing performance at PSU.
Registration: This D2L module is available for current managers and all timesheet/leave approvers and proxies. Available 24/7 via d2l.pdx.edu. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for access.
201: Manager Basics Training Series
WINTER 2021 SCHEDULE - Registration Full
Format: This series is being offered fully online during Winter 2021.
We are piloting a hybrid cohort model, to reduce time in Zoom meetings, with participants completing asynchronous content as well as attending 7 two hour synchronous sessions with subject matter experts from multiple departments. Participants are expected to complete HR-101 before HR-201 begins on February 2. You can check out the schedule and sign up using the links above.
Audience: New, current, or aspiring PSU managers/supervisors, including those who supervise student employees.
Topics: Recruitment and hiring, onboarding, employee motivation, payroll, ADA, protected leaves, coaching, evaluations, fostering an inclusive environment, bystander intervention, and union contract basics.
Online Veteran Supportive Supervisor Training
To help support and retain veterans, this online training is available to all PSU employees. Supervisors and managers at all levels are encouraged to complete the training.
Access training here: VETERAN SUPPORTIVE SUPERVISOR TRAINING