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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Training & Development

Training and development

The Human Resources department offers an extensive catalog of training opportunities for all job types and levels. Refer questions to Senior Training Coordinators Tony Beasley or Debbie Speed at 972-941-7339 and 972-941-7217, respectively. Here are some other courses to consider:

Diversity and Inclusion (part of the Administrative Professionals Series)
Understanding diversity and learning how to manage its complexity is among the most important challenges we face today. This workshop examines the need for creating diverse and inclusive work environments. Some key questions/concepts considered:

  • What is diversity?
  • Diversity maps and myths
  • Self-Awareness and stereotypes
  • Workplace Biases
  • How do these biases and stereotypes affect my interactions with others?

Note: This course is not restricted to administrative professionals only.
Tuesday, November 12
8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Plano Municipal Center, Training Room A
PeopleSoft Course Code: AP3601-0001


Transformative Mediation: Repairing Damaged or Broken RelationshipsJob interviewing skills
Mediation is more than problem-solving – it is also about being able to repair relationships. This one-day class looks at forgiveness, reconciliation, apology and repair as necessary components of mediation skills for supervisors and managers.
Thursday, November 14
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Plano Municipal Center, Building Inspections Training Room (1st Floor)
PeopleSoft Course Code: PD3817-0002


Ethics Mandatory Training Course
All Team Plano employees must complete mandatory annual compliance training by the January 31, 2020 deadline. The 2019 course focuses on Plano’s commitment to ethical and transparent practices in all areas.
NOW-January 31, 2020
All day, any day
PC or Mobile device
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