• Here’s a taste of some STEP classes this month

    The March STEP calendar should be in mailboxes sometime this week, but here are the STEP classes that will take place the first two weeks of March:

    Technical training

    Thursday, March 2
    Dynamic PowerPoint Presentations
    11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
    CMD lab, lower level O’Shaughnessy Educational Center

    Access 4: Reports
    1:30-4 p.m.
    Room LL02, Binz Refectory

    Thursday, March 7
    Excel Basics
    9:15-11:45 a.m.
    Room LL02, Binz Refectory

    Thursday, March 8
    FrontPage Basics
    1-4 p.m.
    Room LL02, Binz Refectory

    Thursday, March 9
    Access 1: Tables
    9:15-11:45 a.m.
    Room LL02, Binz Refectory

    Web Course Development Process, Part 1
    2:30-4 p.m.
    Minneapolis, LL02 LaSalle

    Employee Retirement Seminars

    Basic Retirement Workshop
    11 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Tuesday, March 7
    Room LL02, Binz Refectory

    Learn about the UST retirement plans and how to take control of your financial future. The session will be led by a Deloitte and Touche professional. Lunch will be provided.

    Covey training

    Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

    Session I
    Thursday, March 2
    8 a.m.-noon
    Room LL02, Binz Refectory
    Instructor: Kristen Kelly

    Additional dates for the Seven Habits:
    Session II: Thursday, March 9
    Session III: Thursday, March 16
    Session IV: Thursday, March 23
    Session V: Thursday, March 30
    Session VI: Thursday, April 6
    Session VII: Thursday, April 13
    Session VIII: Thursday, April 20
    Session IX: Thursday, April 27

    “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” is a 36-hour seminar that focuses on personal and interpersonal levels of leadership development. Participants learn how to see, think and act more effectively to get better results, to take responsibility and to become more opportunity-minded.

    Participants only will be able to miss eight hours of the seminar. Any hours missed, up to eight hours, must be made up on an individual basis. The cost to each participant is $35 and will be charged to the participant’s department. Space is limited to 25 participants.

    IODP training

    Wednesday, March 1
    IODP Training for Employees
    1-2:30 p.m.
    Room LL02, Binz Refectory

    IODP Training for Supervisors
    3-4:30 p.m.
    Room LL02, Binz Refectory

    To register for any of these courses, call Training and Development, (651) 962-6900, or send an e-mail to stepadmin@stthomas.edu.