Human Resources

2016 Course Catalog

All courses in the HR Professional Development catalog are FREE to UNCG employees unless otherwise stated. Courses are held during regular business hours and most courses take place in the Human Resources training room (Bryan 113). There must be a minimum of 5 participants registered in order for the course to be held. If the minimum participation is not met within 24 hours of the course it will be canceled and all registered participants will receive notification. If you are not a UNCG employee and are interested in attending a course, please submit a request to attend via this form.

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Personal Development

10 Strategies for Improving Your Finances

The current economic climate brings both challenges and opportunities from a financial perspective. You may wonder during these challenging times: "What should I be most careful about" and "What should my family and I work towards?" The 10 financial tips discussed in this workshop will get you on the road to financial wellbeing during challenging times. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Identify the most pressing/immediate financial steps to take in your life * Describe why an emergency fund is an absolute necessity * Identify how to categorize types of expenses * Describe your current financial position by putting it on paper Describe steps to help you through economic troubles * Describe how to begin paying down debts * Identify ways to improve your credit score Describe ways to build long-term plans for your financial health * Describe how to evaluate your insurance coverage * Identify how to build or refine your retirement plans Targeted Audience: Anyone concerned their financial situation in light of the economic climate. *For Faculty/Staff only.*
Date Time Format Duration Location Instructor
6/15/201612pm-1pmInstructor1Bryan 113ComPsych

Managing Personal Finances

Are money issues causing you to worry and stress? Do you buy items, even if you don't need them, just because they are on sale and you know you are "saving money?" Do you pay only the minimum balance on your credit cards? Is debt mounting in your life to the point where you don't know what to do about it? Do you wish you were saving more money? Money is a huge stressor for many people, but it doesn't have to be. This workshop will help you demystify the numbers and get you living beyond paycheck to paycheck. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Identify financial warning signs * Describe the signs which suggest that you might need to change your financial habits * Identify the dangers associated with ignoring the signs Create a budget * Recognize the value of maintaining a budget * Identify the items you will need to gather in order to create your budget * Describe how to use the budget template provided in the course materials Identify good credit behaviors * Describe the importance of a good credit score * Identify the factors that make up your credit score * List methods you can use to improve your credit Identify practical savings tips * Describe how to include savings as part of your budget * Describe methods for reducing your debt * Share practical techniques for saving money Targeted Audience: Anyone, regardless of income, who is looking for tips on how to better manage their finances. *For Faculty/Staff only.*
Date Time Format Duration Location Instructor
6/22/20161pm-2pmInstructor1Bryan 113ComPsych

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