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Learning and Development Programs

The following programs and related courses are designed to develop high performing employees and leaders. This site provides access to resources for all employees (Core Essentials), current, new and emerging leaders (Trailblazers), current, new and prospective administrative professionals (Administrative Professional Program) and experienced and new department chairs (Department Chair Training).

If you have any questions regarding the Learning and Development programs, you may contact the Office of Learning and Development via email at hrtraining@uta.edu or via phone at 2-5554. You may also click on either of the links for each program to read more about the courses or to view the Learning and Development Calendar.

Core Essentials: 

The eight courses in this program detail essential skills and knowledge that every UT Arlington Maverick needs to know. Those completing the Core Essentials will receive campus recognition and a certificate of completion that will become a part of an employee's training record.  All Core Essential classes will be clearly marked with an “8” and appear as a regular part of the Learning and Development Calendar.

Learning and Development Calendar

Core Essential Course Description

Trailblazers:

This is a three level certificate based program, designed for both existing supervisors and those seeking to become supervisors sometime in their career future. This program is designed to empower supervisors to build on and develop the essential skills and knowledge needed for their success and for the success of their work area and employees.  Participants will receive a certificate for each level of the program successfully completed.  All Trailblazers classes are clearly marked with a “T” following the course title and appear as a regular part of the Learning and Development Calendar.

Learning and Development Calendar

Trailblazers Course Description

Administrative Professional Program:

This four level certificate based program is designed to meet the needs of current Administrative Professionals, as well as those individuals who are just entering the field or are seeking to move into one of these positions some time in their career future.  Participants will receive a certificate for each level of the program successfully completed.  All Administrative Professional classes are clearly marked with an “AP” following the course title and appear as a regular part of the Learning and Development Calendar.

Learning and Development Calendar

Administrative Professional Course Description

Department Chair Training:

The Department Chair Training is designed to provide Associate/Assistant and Department/Program Chairs with professional development opportunities related to their leadership roles.  This program includes two tracks, Track I is for new/emerging leaders and Track II is for experienced leaders.

Learning and Development Calendar

Department Chair Training Course Description

Maverick 101 (New Employee Orientation)

Take a look at the format of the newly redesigned New Employee Orientation and catch the vision about how we are helping new and existing employees understand what it means to "Be A Maverick".

Learning and Development Listserv Mailing List

All information regarding the Learning and Development Program, including the training calendar, will be distributed via the training listserv on a monthly basis as well as a weekly update. To subscribe to the training listserv, send an e-mail request to listserv@listserv.uta.edu. In the body of the message type the following: subscribe training-calendar your-full-name