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Seats are still available for Friday’s class on Managing Within the Law held via Adobe Connect. This class is for hiring managers who lead teams through the interview process for open positions. For more information and to enroll, visit: https://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=2985

In the high bay facing out, a man uses a fire extinguisher to point at a small simulated fire. Several men look on.

In May 2021, James Ranson takes the training from the Fire Department on how to use fire extinguishers correctly, using a simulated fire. This is the last time Ranson takes extinguisher training before his retirement in 2022.

The Office of Project Support Services (OPSS) is offering virtual training in several upcoming classes focused on our certified Earned Value Management System (EVMS). EMVS Refresher Training (Mar 22) EVMS for Senior Management (Mar 31) EVMS 2, Developing a Schedule and Estimate (Apr 13) EVMS 3, Monthly Status and Reporting (May 11) These classes are for new and existing project team members, and employees who are interested in learning about EVMS procedures, tools, terminology, application and metrics, as well as…

Feb. 16 – 12 p.m. – Info Session: Polsky I-Corps Program Spring 2021: The Polsky Center I-Corps program empowers UChicago scientists, researchers, and students to learn about innovation and entrepreneurship and how to test the potential of their ideas. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the program is designed for teams working on projects related to the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields. Teams are not required to have previous experience in business or entrepreneurship. Register for the info…

APPLICATION: 2020-21 POLSKY CENTER I-CORPS PROGRAM The Polsky Center I-Corps Program is a National Science Foundation-funded entrepreneurial program for teams working on ideas in the science, technology, mathematics, and engineering (STEM) fields. Teams including faculty, students, staff and alumni from the University of Chicago, partner institutions, and regional universities may apply for the program. No previous business or entrepreneurship experience is required. Team eligibility requirements include: a minimum of two teammates, co-located in the Chicagoland region, who are committed to attending all…

What is your most important commodity in the workplace? Time. Sign up for the Professional Development and Learning 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 interruptions. This…

As mentioned in the lab director’s recent all-hands message, all individuals with Fermilab-issued ID badges are required to complete annual escort training. The training will be added to ITNAs on Oct. 1. Please complete the training by Oct. 31. The public and other visitors without a Fermilab badge will require an escort to visit nonpublic areas. This and other requirements are identified in Fermilab policies, including the Site Access and Events Policies. A Fermilab-badged escort is responsible for monitoring access…

ASME BPV Code, Section IX: Welding, Brazing, and Fusing Qualifications is a 5-day course for Mechanical Engineers, QC Personnel, Welding Supervisors and Welding Inspectors who need to stay in compliance with Section IX requirements. The class runs September 21-25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. via Zoom. The course content includes: Historic perspective of welding and code development Relationship of Section IX to other codes Review of welding processes In-depth review of SMA (shield metal arc welding) Practical aspects Selecting, preparing…

Interpersonal Communication Skills will be held via Zoom on July 27 and 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This course provides participants with the tools and techniques for clear and compelling communication and uses techniques to communicate professionally and collaboratively. You will learn to: -Build a trust relationship -Gain self-insight to ensure successful communication -Use assertive communications -Use active listening skills and avoid common misunderstandings -Read non-verbal messages from others -Avoid barriers to effective communication -Resolve conflict and work…

“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…