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Professional Development and Learning will host courses provided by LinkedIn Learning’s Remote Working: Setting Yourself and Your Teams Up for Success to help individuals manage remote work. Each course will end with a 15-minute Q&A about the viewed topic. Learn how to effectively work remotely, gain useful tips for adjusting to changes in your work environment and manage your time. A list of featured courses with their dates and times are listed below. Productivity Tips: Finding Your Productive Mindset Friday,…

C++/STL Training

The Professional Development Office has scheduled C++/STL on May 20-24.  Professor Glenn Downing, Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin, will present a five-day class on the syntax and semantics of C++ and the Standard Template Library.  Software developers, technical managers, post docs and grad students are invited to enroll at https://hr.fnal.gov/training/curriculum/ under Computer Courses.

Altium Designer Fundamentals Boot Camp is a 3-day course for users who want to quickly ramp up on the essentials of: creating components using the symbol and footprint libraries using these components in both a schematic design and PCB layout layout instructions such as layer stack up and rules, placement of footprints and routing of connections generating manufacturing files from schematics (BOM) and PCB (Gerber and drill files) through hands-on practice. Altium Designer Special Ops is a 2-day course where…

“When careers get knocked off track, the most common reason (75%) is that people lack crucial emotional competencies – they can’t deal effectively with interpersonal problems, guide teams through conflicts and other turbulence, and adapt to change or gain trust.”   – The Center for Creative Leadership Emotional Intelligence is an individual’s capacity to recognize their feelings and those of others and manage their own feelings in a way to positively guide their actions, thinking and how they engage those around…

This course teaches the essentials of editing web pages using WordPress. In 3 hours, you will learn: dashboard navigation content management using WordPress Editor to add/delete pages, images, photo galleries and create links how to update versus publish content when to use a post rather than a page To enroll visit the Professional Development website: https://hr.fnal.gov/training/curriculum/

What is your most important commodity in the workplace? Time. Sign up for the Office of Professional Development’s course: Working Smart: Time Management and Organization Skills to master your time and maximize your effectiveness. You will learn: how you manage your time and how to improve interactions with others by recognizing different time management styles the real reasons for procrastination and how to overcome them how to identify which priorities are truly urgent and important ways to manage distractions and…

“When careers get knocked off track, the most common reason (75%) is that people lack crucial emotional competencies – they can’t deal effectively with interpersonal problems, guide teams through conflicts and other turbulence, and adapt to change or gain trust.”  – The Center for Creative Leadership Emotional Intelligence is an individual’s capacity to recognize their feelings and those of others and manage their own feelings in a way to positively guide their actions, thinking and how they engage those around…

The program provides a professional development opportunity for lab employees who elect to become mentees or mentors and who are interested in ongoing learning.

Are you a new leader with less than 3 years’ experience? Or are you considering a career in management? If so, Stepping Up – A Road Map for New Supervisors is a career development course that describes the roles, responsibilities and expectations required to successfully lead a team. In this 1-day course you will explore the scope of the supervisory role; develop the skills required to be a supervisor; learn the principles needed to build credibility; discover the real-life concerns,…

The Office of Professional Development now offers a Conflict Management Suite of courses for managers, supervisors and project managers. The 30-minute microcourses are “on demand” providing the flexibility to stop and start a course or complete a course when it is most convenient for you. By focusing on a single topic or skill you are provided with just the right information to address common workplace challenges. The courses include short videos as well as more in-depth learning experiences with quick tips, pitfalls,…