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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:

Unconscious Bias
A person’s brain sometimes makes quick judgements without consideration. Attend this class to assess your emotional intelligence and to discover unconscious biases and triggers.
Wednesday, July 17
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Plano Municipal Center, Training Room A
PeopleSoft Code: SD3433

Creating an Inclusive Work Environment
Diversity describes the many differences that exist among people. It is these differences that affect a values, behaviors and work styles. Facilitator Meghna Sabharwal, University of Texas at Dallas professor, will cover:

  • Understanding what diversity includes
  • Recognizing how cultural identity and biases manifest themselves in our interactions with others
  • Evaluating the importance of understanding our identity, prejudice, biases, and privilege
  • Tips for creating an inclusive workplace
  • Developing skills for using this “awareness” and “knowledge” forward

Thursday, August 8
8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Plano Municipal Center, Training Room A
PeopleSoft Course Code: SV3608

Business Writing
Before composing your next business document, learn some effective ways to improve your letter. This course provides the knowledge need to master great writing. Facilitator Summer Allen of Premier Performance Consulting covers:

  • Composition and organization
  • Creating and managing templates
  • Wording, phrasing, tone and persuasion
  • Punctuation and grammar

Tuesday, August 13
8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Plano Municipal Center, Training Room A
PeopleSoft Course Code: SV3608

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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