Course Schedule

2015-2016 EOAA Workshop and Training Schedule

Date

Course

Time

Location

September 4, 2015

Responding to Sexual Misconduct & Sexual Assault

1:00-2:30 p.m.

McNamara 665

September 18, 2015

Supervisors’ EOAA Toolkit

1:00-3:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

September 25, 2015

Incorporating Equity & Diversity in the Search Process

10:00-12:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

October 23, 2015

Religious Accommodations

12:00-1:30 p.m.

McNamara 665

October 28, 2015

Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention, & Response

1:00-3:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

October 30, 2015

EOAA Liaison Conference

8:30-12:00 p.m.

President’s Room, Coffman

November 13, 2015

Incorporating Equity & Diversity in the Job Performance

1:00-3:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

November 20, 2015

Responding to Sexual Misconduct & Sexual Assault (UMConnect)

10:00-11:30 a.m.

 

January 15, 2016

Supervisors’ EOAA Toolkit (UMConnect)

10:00-12:00 p.m.

 

February 9, 2016

Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention, & Response (UMConnect)

10:00-11:30 a.m.

 

February 19, 2016

Incorporating Equity & Diversity in the Search Process

10:00-12:00 a.m.

McNamara 665

March 18, 2016

Incorporating Equity & Diversity in the Job Performance

1:00-3:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

April 8, 2016

Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Prevention, and Response

1:00-3:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

April 11, 2016

Supervisors’ EOAA Toolkit

1:00-3:00 p.m.

McNamara 665

 


EOAA Liaison Fall Meeting 2015

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

Date: October 30, 2015, 8:30 am - 12:00 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. 

No trainings available for now. 

(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 9/25/15 workshop.

Click here to register for the 2/19/15 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.

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

 

Click here to register for the 11/13/15 workshop.

Click here to register for the 3/18/15 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.

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: Faculty, supervisors, administrators.

 

Click here to register for the 10/23/15 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.


Responding to Sexual Misconduct & Sexual Assault

Facilitators: EOAA Staff
Audience: Faculty, supervisors, administrators.

This training is primarily aimed at University advisors and supervisors who want to learn more about their obligation to report instances of sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking and relationship violence that they learn about.  The training covers relevant University policies on sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking and relationship violence; the University's procedures for responding to reports of these behaviors; the reporting obligations of supervisors and advisors; and best practices for supervisors and advisors when receiving such reports.

Click here to register for the 09/4/15 workshop.

Click here to register for the 11/20/15 workshop. Notice: This workshop is only for UMConnect.

 

(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 10/28/15 workshop

Click here to register for the 2/9/16 workshop. Notice: This workshop is only for UMConnect.

Click here to register for the 4/8/16 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 9/18/15 workshop. 

Click here to register for 1/15/16 workshop. Notice: This workshop is only for UMConnect.

Click here to register for 4/11/16 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.