The University of West Florida is committed to empower each individual we serve with knowledge and opportunity to contribute responsibly and creatively to a complex world. Staff Development and Training Programs offered by Human Resources meet this value by offering a wide variety of courses.
With appropriate supervisory approval, employees are encouraged to attend professional development training. Hours spent in training are considered regular work hours. Registration priority is given to salaried, line item employees. Temporary employees may attend on a space-available basis, provided the employee pays the costs. Workshops provide specific procedural and technical training dealing with university policy and procedures, supervisory and interpersonal skills development, personal development, and computer skills.
Employees may view the training schedule calendar and register for courses through the Training Calendar/Reservation Desk or by calling 2694
Certificate in Leadership and Management is designed for University of West Florida employees. The Certificate in Leadership and Management programs will help maximize the leadership qualities you already possess while allowing you to cultivate new strengths through education and training-all within a framework designed with the goals of the University in mind.
The Certificate in Compliance Training Program is designed to educate University of West Florida employees on compliance training best practices, actions regarding federal and state laws governing the University, and policies that relate to their work environment.
The Certificate in Administrative Services is a self-paced program designed to offer courses which will develop employees’ skills in the area of administrative processes and procedures.
Staff Development and Training offers a variety of training videos/DVD's and course material that is available for check out. Staff Development is available to conduct specialized departmental training classes such as Customer Service, Team Building, and Stress Management.
Full-time University Work Force or faculty employees with three (3) or more years of continuous service with UWF may apply for educational leave. Educational leave programs are announced to staff each spring. Educational leave may be taken in one semester of full time school attendance with no work requirements or two semesters of half-time school attendance with half-time work requirements. This is an excellent educational opportunity to earn your full salary, accrue leave, and pursue your educational goals.
If you have a request for a specific training, please complete a request for training form and submit to Human Resources or contact the Office of Human Resources at (850) 474-2694.