UToledo Human Resources

Manage your Own Development

The mission of the Training and Organizational Development is to create, promote and advance individual and organizational growth through a variety of training programs and development opportunities to achieve the University of Toledo’s commitment to improve the human condition.    

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Workshops offered by Training and Organizational Development Team

**All trainings are in-person unless noted, click on the title to register**

EQ-I 2.0 
Emotional intelligence is a proven indicator of human performance and development  Develop your emotional intelligence to communicate effectively, form strong relationships and create maximize effectiveness. 

Crucial Conversations
Gives you the skills to step  into disagreement, rather than over or around it and turn disagreement into dialogue for improved relations and results. Teaches eight powerful skills to help learners develop these vital skills through instruction, application, practice and coaching for lasting improvement. 

MBTI Step II
This assessment and training is an in-depth personalized description of your personality preferences . This training encourages self-reflection so that you can become aware of your particular style to help improve communication, reduce conflict, and improve teamwork. 

Noontime Knowledge
Finding time for professional development can be a challenge. Noontime Knowledge is a sequence of topics to that equip employees with knowledge, skills and overall wellbeing. These trainings will be less than 45 minutes and delivered online. The bi-monthly trainings will be highlighted in the Training and Organizational Development Newsletter to enroll. Do you have a request on a topic you’d like a session on? Reach out to us at Kimberly.Stec@Utoledo.edu

Other Workshops on Campus for Faculty & Staff

Retirement Planning
If you are considering retiring soon or within the next couple of years, there are important factors to consider. The Benefits team will be hosting workshops to provide you with a checklist of items to help you through the process and ensure you have a smooth transition to retirement. Workshop dates are based on faculty or staff. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 

Wellness Programs


Tools to Manage your Own Development

Career Path Development Plan
Are you looking for tools to outline the next steps in your career? These tools will first help employees assess their current skills, experiences and personality and then develop an action plan to progress to their next career goal.  Visit the Employee Resources section inside the Employee Toolkit for the Career Path Development Plan material.

Mentorship Program 
“Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen and a push in the right direction." 
Do you have a mentor in mind, but do not know how to get started? The mentorship program allows for employees to take ownership of their own personal and professional development through mentorship. This is a relationship with a more knowledgeable and experienced person that will serve as your mentor to help guide and nurture your professional development and growth.  Visit the Employee Resources section inside the Employee Toolkit for the Mentorship Program material.


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Last Updated: 11/16/22