Category Archives: Learning and Development

Professional Development Workshop – Intro to StrengthsQuest

A new session of Introduction to StengthsQuest has recently been scheduled for April 25, 2021 from 1-5:00 pm. This session will be hosted on Zoom. Enroll via my.SMU>Employee Self Service>Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment and use the Course Code HRSQ … Continue reading

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Updated Professional Development Workshops

Please visit our Professional Development webpage to view the most recent list of available training opportunities. Questions may be directed to DevelopU@smu.edu      

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Updated Process for Requesting SMU’s Tuition Benefit

The process to request Tuition Benefits in my.SMU for student as employee was recently updated.  Upon submission of the request by the employee, the manager will now receive an email from the my.SMU system and will have ten (10) days … Continue reading

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Managing Respect and Tolerance in the Workplace

Having good workplace relationships helps you to be more productive in your job and make going to work every day a pleasant experience.  Getting along with others is at the core of a harmonious work environment.  Workplace relationships can suffer … Continue reading

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Training Required by SMU for Student Workers

Training Requirements for Student Workers Are you hiring student workers in the summer months? Did you know that student workers (both undergraduate and graduate) are required to complete two training tutorials upon employment? The following tutorials are automatically assigned after … Continue reading

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SMU Training Requirements via Everfi and Associated Training “Refresh” Schedule

SMU utilizes Everfi to provide specific web-based training required by SMU policy, state/federal law, or other regulations. Some training assignments are required of all employees and others may be based on the employee’s role with the University.  HR, OIT and … Continue reading

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Professional Development Workshops

Professional Development Opportunities Fall 2019 The Department of Human Resources promotes continuous professional development by offering a variety of workshops during the year. All scheduled classes are offered free of charge and seating is limited. Enrollment is requested through my.SMU>Employee Self … Continue reading

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Announcing the Implementation of ePerformance in my.SMU

HR and OIT have partnered to design and implement a system within my.SMU  for employees and their managers to set goals, track progress toward goal accomplishment, host an informal mid-year and finally an annual review within the my.SMU system. In addition to the work … Continue reading

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Resources to Support You with the ePerformance Implementation

ePerformance, SMU’s new online performance management system, located in my.SMU, is now available!  ePerformance supports ongoing collaboration in goal setting, communication, and feedback between managers and employees. To help you get started, and to provide on-going support,  HR , OIT, and the OIT … Continue reading

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Recent Updates to Training Requirements for SMU Employees via Lawroom/Everfi

Lawroom is now Everfi In June 2014, SMU entered into an agreement with outside vendor, LawRoom, to provide certain web-based training required by SMU policy, state/federal law, or other regulations. Lawroom was recently acquired by Everfi, a nationally known provider … Continue reading

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