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One Bite at a Time

Reap the benefits of microlearning with bite-sized lessons every day. Short, regular periods of high-intensity exercise get you fitter quicker than endurance training; eating little and often keeps you slimmer; and bite-sized instruction lets you learn faster. Bite-sized content is easier to digest, understand and remember.

Take a moment to check out light, short-yet-substantial content in ULearn, including this week’s recommended bite-sized lesson:

Effective Business Meetings

Description: Get some quick insight before running your next meeting. In just a few minutes you will be better equipped to run more effective meetings.

  • When Too Many Meetings Are Just Too Much – 6 minutes
  • Making Meetings Work – 6 minutes
  • Preparing to Meet – 4 minutes
  • To Meet or Not to Meet – 2 minutes

 To sign up:

  1. Visit: ULearn
  2. Log in using your ‘Cane ID and password
  3. Search for “Effective Business Meetings”
  4. Click on “Request”

For more information, please contact Talent and Organizational Development at TOD@miami.edu

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Learning Needn’t Be a Juggling Act Where You Drop Everything!

juggling-actTake more control of your own development with professional development learning in ULearn! Explore easy-to-access online courses, live events, certifications, books, and videos. You choose which skills to develop in a time and place convenient for you.

The simple and intuitive design of the learning material is engaging and focused, offering just the right amount of information necessary to help you achieve a specific, actionable objective. You will find learning modules that are highly interactive in nature and adjustable to your own busy schedule.

Recommended learning of the week: Navigating Change

  1. Visit: miami.edu/ulearn
  2. Log in
  3. Go on the “Featured Training” section
  4. Click on Navigating Change

Be sure to visit the professional development learning portal in ULearn and invest in your professional development today!

For more information on the expansion of professional development offerings, please contact Talent and Organizational Development at TOD@miami.edu or 305-243-3090.

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Learn to Earn: Professional Development Courses Now Earn Well ’Canes Points

Learn to EarnHere’s a another reason to take advantage of the enhanced ULearn introduced last fall to make content easily accessible and readily available at all times: You can now earn Well ’Canes points for taking advantage and engaging in development activities that meet your needs from the comfort of your PC, laptop or tablet.

Thousands of employees are already using the enhanced learner-friendly navigation and searching capabilities and the featured training section that highlights new, popular, and recommended courses. Along with these improvements, professional and leadership development offerings also include a library of online courses, live events, certifications, books, and videos developed by Skillsoft, an innovative leader in eLearning and professional development resources.

And now, in addition to these many benefits, you can earn up to 400 Well ’Canes Points for completing Skillsoft courses in ULearn. Learn and grow as a professional while increasing your personal wellness at the same time. What are you waiting for? The U is investing in you, so it’s time for you to invest in yourself!

To continue your personal development and “Learn It to Earn It”:

  • Visit ulearn.miami.edu
  • Once you’ve logged in, you may:
    • Use the main “Search” box (at top of the screen) or click “Browse Training by Subject”
    • Click the “Certifications” or “Books & Live Events” button
    • Scroll to the “Featured Training” section, and click on any of the recommended courses

For more information on the expansion of professional and leadership development offerings, please contact Talent and Organizational Development at TOD@miami.edu or visit us at www.miami.edu/learn.








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Call for U Facilitators

UFacilitatorsAre you passionate about the U and interested in sharing your passion with our newest ‘Canes?  Then become a U Facilitator for I am the U, the University’s new employee orientation program, which is now recruiting its third class of U Facilitators.

U Facilitators welcome our newest employees at weekly orientation sessions and help create awareness around the University’s common purpose, DIRECCT values, and service standards. They are passionate about the U, seek to share that passion with our new hires and are interested in developing their skills.

Information Sessions

Learn more about this exciting opportunity by registering for and attending an info session at a date and time that works for you by clicking on the appropriate campus option below.

Coral Gables Campus:

  • Monday, April 9, 1:30-2:30 p.m or 3-4 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 19, 9-10a.m. or m.-12 p.m.

Miller School Campus:

  • Wednesday, April 11, 1:30-2:30 p.m. or 3-4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 9-10 a.m. or 11 a.m.-12p.m.

Rosenstiel School Campus:

  • Friday, April 20, 10-11a.m. orm.-12 p.m.

Visit Become a U Facilitator for more information on the program and to learn about the requirements.

If you have any questions, please email iamtheu@miami.edu with the subject line “Info Sessions.”



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Welcoming a New Class of Welcomers

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The second class of I am the U’s U Facilitators is ready to welcome the University’s newly hired employees.

The Talent and Organizational Development (TOD) Department recently welcomed its second class of U Facilitators for the University’s new I am the U employee orientation program developed from recommendations made by UM employees.

Designed by the Global Orientation work team through the Culture Transformation efforts of 2015, U Facilitators are volunteer staff who were selected through a rigorous audition process. They welcome new employees to the University twice a week, leading them through a full day of engaging, interactive, and collaborative activities and sharing with them the University’s DIRECCT Values, Common Purpose, and Service Standards.

In 2017, the TOD team successfully delivered more than 90 such sessions and welcomed over 3,000 new employees to the University of Miami.

If you are interested in joining the next class of U Facilitators, please visit I am the U online for more information, or email iamthe@miami.edu.


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