Course Schedule

2014-2015 EOAA Workshop and Training Schedule

Date Course Time Location

September 5, 2014

Supervisors' EOAA Toolkit 

9:30-12:00 p.m.  McNamara 665
September 22, 2014 Incorporating Equity & Diversity in the Search Process 10:00-12:00 p.m. McNamara 665
October 20, 2014

Religious Accomodation

1:00-3:00 p.m. McNamara 665
October 21, 2014 Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention, & Response 1:00-3:00 p.m. McNamara 665
November 21, 2014 Addressing Bullying Behavior in the Workplace 1:00-3:30 p.m. McNamara 665
November 18, 2014 Incorporating Equity & Diversity in the Job Performance 1:00-3:00 p.m. McNamara 665
January 23, 2015 Supervisors' EOAA Toolkit (UMConnect) 1:00-3:30 p.m. UMConnect
February 9, 2015 Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention & Response (UMConnect) 9:30-12:00 p.m. UMConnect
February 20, 2015 Incorporating Equity & Diversity in the Search Process 1:00-3:00 p.m. McNamara 665
March 11, 2015 Incorporating Equity & Diversity in the Job Performance 9:30-11:30 a.m.  McNamara 665
March 20, 2015 Addressing Bullying Behavior in the Workplace 9:30-12:00 p.m. McNamara 665
April 17, 2015 Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention & Response  1:00-3:00 p.m. McNamara 665
April 20, 2015 Supervisors' EOAA Toolkit 9:30-12:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

EOAA Liaison Fall Meeting 2014

Fall EOAA Liaison meeting. Updates and discussion on EOAA-related topics.

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: EOAA Liaisons, Supporters and other interested University staff.

Date: October 27, 2014, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location: President's Room Coffman Memorial Union

 

Click here to register. (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

 

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Addressing Bullying Behavior in the Workplace

Bullying behavior affects morale, productivity, creativity, and retention in work and learning environments. In this workshop we will describe the harmful effects of bullying, consider how it is often seen as discriminatory, and identify steps to promptly and effectively address it.

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: Faculty and Staff. 

 

Click here to register for the 11/21/14 workshop

Click here to register for the 3/20/15 workshop.

 

(Phone: 612/624-9547; email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Incorporating Equity and Diversity in the Search Process

This workshop describes how to incorporate equity and diversity throughout all stages in the search process, including writing a position description and interview questions, using diverse recruiting sources, understanding your unit’s Affirmative Action goals and workforce statistics, and recordkeeping.

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: All University staff involved in the search process.

 

Click here to register for the 9/22/14 workshop.

Click here to register for the 2/20/15 workshop.

 

(Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Incorporating Equity & Diversity into the Job Performance

In this workshop, we will discuss strategies for making equity and diversity part of your everyday work. We will talk about incorporating equity and diversity into position descriptions, job performance, and the classroom and/or workplace. We will also address how to discuss equity and diversity in the performance evaluation process -- both as an employee and as a supervisor.

Facilitator: EOAA Staff
Audience: Supervisors, administrators, faculty.

 

Click here to register for the 11/18/14 workshop.

Click here to register for the 3/11/15 workshop.

 

(Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Religious Accommodation at the University of Minnesota

The University has an obligation to prevent mistreatment based upon religious preference and to accommodate individuals for their religious needs. In this interactive workshop we will explore rights and responsibilities, University policies, and state and federal law pertaining to religious discrimination and reasonable accommodations. Gain insight into the type of claims that may arise and how requests for accommodation should be handled.

Facilitator EOAA Staff
Audience: Faculty, supervisors, administrators.

 

Click here to register for the 10/20/14 workshop.

 

(Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention & Response

In this workshop, we will define and identify sexual harassment and learn the signs of potential sexual harassment. We will also discuss strategies for preventing and responding to sexual harassment, including the formal complaint process and corrective action that can help remedy sexual harassment situations in the classroom or on the job.

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: All members of the University community.

 

Click here to register for the 10/21/14 workshop

Click here to register for the 2/9/15 workshop. Notice: This workshop is only for UMConnect.

Click here to register for the 4/17/15 workshop.

 

(Phone: 612-624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.


Supervisors’ EOAA Toolkit

This workshop provides practical tools for supervisors to identify, prevent and respond to potential discrimination, harassment, retaliation and nepotism.  In this highly interactive workshop, supervisors will practice identifying inappropriate behaviors in hypothetical scenarios.  Supervisors will also learn effective strategies for responding to complaints from supervisees, and will practice these strategies in team role-playing activities.  

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: All members of the University community.

 

Click here to register for 9/5/14 workshop. 

Click here to register for 1/23/15 workshop. Notice: This workshop is only for UMConnect.

Click here to register for 4/20/15 workshop.

 

(Phone: 612-624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu).

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the EOAA Office (Phone: 612/624-9547; Email: eoaa@umn.edu) at least two weeks prior to the event.