City University


​June 2016 Training Calendar

Categories of Training/Development for June include:

Safety and Leadership Conference, Environmental Quality, Time Management, Communication, Lean Six Sigma, ISO, Customer Service, Root Cause Analysis, Fair Labor Standards Act

Click an employee group below to view training topics or scroll the page to see all available topics.

All Employees Non-Management Supervisors/Managers Team/Crew Leaders

 

All Employees

Date ​Details
​ISO Awareness
Jun 03 Topic:  ISO 9001: 2008 Awareness
This course provides a general overview of ISO 9001:2008. Participants will learn the Fundamentals of ISO 9001, Benefits of a Quality Management System, To ask “why do we do what we do?,” To prepare for an internal/external audit, and the registration process.
For additional information: Contact Georgi Brooks-Newton, 214-670-5586 or email: georgianna.brooksnew@dallascityhall.com 
Who: All City of Dallas employees
Time and Location: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Room 127
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > From the main menu, select Training » Registration by Category » Management Services » ISO 9001 2008 Awareness and select the desired session.
​ ​Fair Labor Standards Act ​

​Jun 30

Topic:  Fair Labor Standards Act
This course review information concerning Fair Labor Standards.  The FLSA establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments.
For additional information: Contact Nicole Brewster at maetrolisha.brewster@dallascityhall.com You may also send an email to cityuniversity@dallascityhall.com
​​Who: All employees
Time and Location: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Eco Park , 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Room 121
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > Click Employee Self Service > Click Training > Select Registration by Course > Fair Labor Standards Act and click the session you would like to attend to enroll.
Customer Service​ ​ ​
Jun 07 Topic:  3 Rs of Service
This 4-hour customer service training program defines Respectful, Responsive, and Resourseful customer service.  This course provides strategies and tools for practical applicaton of the 3 Rs.
For additional information: Contact Sonya Batts, 214-671-6453 or email: sonya.batts@dallascityhall.com
Who: All City of Dallas employees
Time and Location: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, City Hall, 1500 Marilla Street, L1FN
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > From the main menu, select Training » Registration by Category » Management Services » 3 Rs of Service-4 Hours and select the desired session. The class will be canceled if there are fewer than 10 registered 48 hours prior to class date.
Jun 16Topic:  3 Rs of Service
This 4-hour customer service training program defines Respectful, Responsive, and Resourseful customer service.  This course provides strategies and tools for practical applicaton of the 3 Rs.
For additional information: Contact Sonya Batts, 214-671-6453 or email: sonya.batts@dallascityhall.com
Who: All City of Dallas employees
Time and Location: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Room 126
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > From the main menu, select Training » Registration by Category » Management Services » 3 Rs of Service-4 Hours and select the desired session. The class will be canceled if there are fewer than 10 registered 48 hours prior to class date.
Safety and Leadership Conference​ ​ ​
Jun 06Topic:  Various Topics (Session #6616) - Work Place Harassment, Accident/Injury Investigation Reporting, Managing Stress for Success, Managing Change, Hazard/Risk Assessment, Critical Thinking for Employees
The 2016 City of Dallas Conference includes a broad range of safety and leadership topics with outstanding speakers. The cofnerence is designed for all employees.
For additional information: Conference sponsors are Human Resources and Office of Risk Managemennt. Contact Jennifer Kramb at 214-671-9209 or email: cityuniversity@dallascityhall.com 
​​Who: All City of Dallas employees
Time and Location: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Auditorium
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > You may register for any of the sessions and classes.  (1) In the “Employee Self-Service” box, click on
“Career Management” (2) In the top right corner of the screen, click the tab  “Training Options”  (3) Turn on your CAPS LOCK key, type in the box the word: SAFETYCONF  (4) Then click on “Create Course List”  (5) Click course name to see “Session”
date and time   (6) Click circle to select session desired  (7) Click “Submit Registration”
​Jun 07 Topic:  Various Topics (Session #6716) - Driver Wellness (Physical Requirement), Art of Negotiation, Accident/Injury Investigation Reporting, Professional Writing and Email, Driver Refresher Training, Avoid Burnout
The 2016 City of Dallas Conference includes a broad range of safety and leadership topics with outstanding speakers. The cofnerence is designed for all employees.
For additional information: Conference sponsors are Human Resources and Office of Risk Managemennt. Contact Jennifer Kramb at 214-671-9209 or email: cityuniversity@dallascityhall.com 
Who: All City of Dallas employees
Time and Location: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Auditorium
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > You may register for any of the sessions and classes.  (1) In the “Employee Self-Service” box, click on
“Career Management” (2) In the top right corner of the screen, click the tab  “Training Options”  (3) Turn on your CAPS LOCK key, type in the box the word: SAFETYCONF  (4) Then click on “Create Course List”  (5) Click course name to see “Session”
date and time   (6) Click circle to select session desired  (7) Click “Submit Registration”
​Jun 08Topic:  Various Topics (Session #6816) - Critical Thinking for Employees, Hazard/Risk Assessment, Managing Stress for Success, Managing You Boss, Drug/Alcohol Awareness AD 3-49, Workplace Harassment
The 2016 City of Dallas Conference includes a broad range of safety and leadership topics with outstanding speakers. The cofnerence is designed for all employees.
For additional information: Conference sponsors are Human Resources and Office of Risk Managemennt. Contact Jennifer Kramb at 214-671-9209 or email: cityuniversity@dallascityhall.com 
Who: All City of Dallas employees
Time and Location: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Auditorium
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > You may register for any of the sessions and classes.  (1) In the “Employee Self-Service” box, click on
“Career Management” (2) In the top right corner of the screen, click the tab  “Training Options”  (3) Turn on your CAPS LOCK key, type in the box the word: SAFETYCONF  (4) Then click on “Create Course List”  (5) Click course name to see “Session”
date and time   (6) Click circle to select session desired  (7) Click “Submit Registration”
​Jun 09Topic:  Various Topics (Session #6916) - Driver Wellness (Physical Requirement), Sticking with it (Goal Setting), Corrective Exercising, Drug/Alcohol Awareness AD 3-49, Art of Negotiation, Emergency Plan
The 2016 City of Dallas Conference includes a broad range of safety and leadership topics with outstanding speakers. The cofnerence is designed for all employees.
For additional information: Conference sponsors are Human Resources and Office of Risk Managemennt. Contact Jennifer Kramb at 214-671-9209 or email: cityuniversity@dallascityhall.com 
Who: All City of Dallas employees
Time and Location: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Auditorium
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > You may register for any of the sessions and classes.  (1) In the “Employee Self-Service” box, click on
“Career Management” (2) In the top right corner of the screen, click the tab  “Training Options”  (3) Turn on your CAPS LOCK key, type in the box the word: SAFETYCONF  (4) Then click on “Create Course List”  (5) Click course name to see “Session”
date and time   (6) Click circle to select session desired  (7) Click “Submit Registration”
​Jun 10Topic:  Various Topics (Session #6116) - Professional Writing and Email, Fire Extinguisher & Exit Training, Stick with it (Goal Setting), Workplace Ergonomics, Health and Well-Being in the Workplace, Nutrition and Mobility
The 2016 City of Dallas Conference includes a broad range of safety and leadership topics with outstanding speakers. The cofnerence is designed for all employees.
For additional information: Conference sponsors are Human Resources and Office of Risk Managemennt. Contact Jennifer Kramb at 214-671-9209 or email: cityuniversity@dallascityhall.com 
Who: All City of Dallas employees
Time and Location: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Auditorium
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > You may register for any of the sessions and classes.  (1) In the “Employee Self-Service” box, click on
“Career Management” (2) In the top right corner of the screen, click the tab  “Training Options”  (3) Turn on your CAPS LOCK key, type in the box the word: SAFETYCONF  (4) Then click on “Create Course List”  (5) Click course name to see “Session”
date and time   (6) Click circle to select session desired  (7) Click “Submit Registration”
Root Cause Analysis​ ​ ​
Jun 24 Topic:  Determine Root Cause Analysis
Participants will learn the Root Cause Analysis General Principles, Root Cause Analysis Tools, and Working with Ideas and numbers.
For additional information: Contact Georgi Brooks-Newton, 214-670-5586 or email: georgianna.brooksnew@dallascityhall.com 
Who: All City of Dallas employees
Time and Location: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Room 127
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > From the main menu, select Training » Registration by Category » Management Services » Determining Root Cause Analysis and select the desired session.
Lean Six Sigma​ ​ ​
​Jun 23 Topic:  Lean Six Sigma - Blue Belt Traiing
Lean Six Sigma is a problem solving methodology that improves overall organizational performance. The Blue Belt training teaches the basics of Lean Six Sigma methodology and concepts to recognize waste and variation in processes. The Blue Belt training prepares attendees to serve as a team members in Black or Green Belt level projects.
For additional information: Contact Guillermo A. Garcia, 214-671-9215 or email: guillermo.garcia1@dallascityhall.com 
Who: All City of Dallas employees
Time and Location: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Auditorium
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > From the main menu, select Training » Registration by Category » Management Services » Blue Belt Training and select the desired session.
Jun 30Topic:  Lean Six Sigma - Yellow Belt Traiing
Lean Six Sigma is a problem solving methodology that improves overall organizational performance. The Yellow Belt training teaches attendees to identify potential projects to be defined. Attendees will receive basic Lean Training for "just-do-it" type projects such as 5S, and Visual Management. The training also includes instruction in the Lean Six Sigma methodology. Yellow Belt training teaches attendees to define a project and make suggestions as to which projects should move forward for Master Black Belt consideration.
For additional information: Contact Guillermo A. Garcia, 214-671-9215 or email: guillermo.garcia1@dallascityhall.com 
Who: All City of Dallas employees
Time and Location: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Auditorium
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > From the main menu, select Training » Registration by Category » Management Services » Yellow Belt Training and select the desired session.
​ ​ ​Environmental Quality
​Jun 16​​Topic:  Managing Contractors (ENV 101) Session 308
This course will cover the information that must be communicated to construction contractors regarding the City's environmental commitments and the possible City liability associated with contractor actions.
For additional information: Contact Helen Cantril at helen.cantril@dallascityhall.comA CLASS WILL BE CANCELED IF THERE ARE FEWER THAT 5 RSVPs 24 HOURS PRIOR TO START TIME.
Who: All employees
Time and Location: 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Room 127
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > Please register for OEQ classes by logging in to Lawson (see link above) and selecting ‘Training Options’ in the top right corner of the Career Management Center.  Select ‘Department-Office Envir/Qualty’ from the drop down menu, click ‘Create Course List’ and submit registration for the class of your choice.
​Jun 21 Topic:  Stormwater Checklist (CWA 102) Session 330
The Storm Water daily pollution prevention checklist demonstrates the City’s commitment to environmental stewardship. Use of the checklist helps track daily monitoring activities and any potential problems. This class will cover pollution prevention, compliance with regulations and continual improvement of our operations.
For additional information: Contact Helen Cantril at helen.cantril@dallascityhall.comA CLASS WILL BE CANCELED IF THERE ARE FEWER THAT 5 RSVPs 24 HOURS PRIOR TO START TIME.
​​Who: All employees
Time and Location: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Room 127
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > Please register for OEQ classes by logging in to Lawson (see link above) and selecting ‘Training Options’ in the top right corner of the Career Management Center.  Select ‘Department-Office Envir/Qualty’ from the drop down menu, click ‘Create Course List’ and submit registration for the class of your choice.
​Jun 30Topic:  Green Building (ENV 102) Session 305
Green building describes a complete life cycle of planning, designing, constructing, operating and maintaining a building through energy, water, and materials efficiency, thus reducing negative impacts to human health and the environment. This informative session will cover the specifics of the Green Building approval process and the future of Green Building in Dallas.
For additional information: Contact Helen Cantril at helen.cantril@dallascityhall.comA CLASS WILL BE CANCELED IF THERE ARE FEWER THAT 5 RSVPs 24 HOURS PRIOR TO START TIME.
​​​Who: All employees
Time and Location: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Room 127
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > Please register for OEQ classes by logging in to Lawson (see link above) and selecting ‘Training Options’ in the top right corner of the Career Management Center.  Select ‘Department-Office Envir/Qualty’ from the drop down menu, click ‘Create Course List’ and submit registration for the class of your choice.
​Jun 30​​Topic:  Aboveground Storage Tanks (TK 102) Session 326
This course provides an introduction to Aboveground Storage Tanks (ASTs), associated equipment, regulations, labeling, record keeping and self certification.
For additional information: Contact Helen Cantril at helen.cantril@dallascityhall.comA CLASS WILL BE CANCELED IF THERE ARE FEWER THAT 5 RSVPs 24 HOURS PRIOR TO START TIME.
Who: All employees
Time and Location: 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon, Eco Park, 5215 Simpson Stuart Road, Room 127
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > Please register for OEQ classes by logging in to Lawson (see link above) and selecting ‘Training Options’ in the top right corner of the Career Management Center.  Select ‘Department-Office Envir/Qualty’ from the drop down menu, click ‘Create Course List’ and submit registration for the class of your choice.
Time Management​ ​ ​
​Jun 22​​Topic:  Time Management
Time Management focuses on ways employees can make the most of their workday. This course is designed to help employees identify and eliminate time wasters, plan, prioritize, and set goals.
For additional information: Contact Nicole Brewster at maetrolisha.brewster@dallascityhall.com You may also send an email to cityuniversity@dallascityhall.com
​​​Who: All employees
Time and Location: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, OCMC, 320 Jefferson, Room 210
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > Click Employee Self Service > Click Training > Select Registration by Course > Time Management and click the session you would like to attend to enroll.
Communication​ ​ ​
​Jun 24​​​Topic:  Having a Difficult Conversation
Having Difficult Conversations class to helps employees prepare for difficult conversations. The class will focus on professional behavior and conflict resolution techniques designed to produce positive outcomes from challenging situations.
For additional information: Contact Nicole Brewster at maetrolisha.brewster@dallascityhall.com You may also send an email to cityuniversity@dallascityhall.com
Who: All employees
Time and Location: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, OCMC, 320 Jefferson, Room 210
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > Click Employee Self Service > Click Training > Select Registration by Course > Having Difficult Conversations and click the session you would like to attend to enroll.

 

Non-Management

​Date ​ ​Details

 

Supervisors and Managers

​Date ​ ​Details
Communication
​Jun 15Topic:  Communication Skills for Managers
Effective workplace communication is the foundation of positive and cooperative working relationships. This class will focus on using positive language to build relationships, promote teamwork, and increase morale. Participants will also learn the importance of using professional and respectful language to both co-workers and employees.
For additional information: Contact Nicole Brewster at maetrolisha.brewster@dallascityhall.com You may also send an email to cityuniversity@dallascityhall.com
​​Who: Supervisors and Managers
Time and Location: 9:00 - 11:00 AM, Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201, Laurie Evans Studio, 3rd Floor
Registration: Sign into Lawson (https://hris.dallascityhall.com/lawson/portal/) > Click Employee Self Service > Click Training > Select Registration by Course > Comm Skills for Managers and click the session you would like to attend to enroll

 

Team/Crew Leaders

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Training Manager: Joseph Benjamin.
City of Dallas
1500 Marilla Street, 6A North
Dallas, TX 75201
USA