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On-Demand Training

Web-based courses that can be taken anytime and anywhere
On-Demand Training
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These web-based courses are self-paced and can be taken anytime and anywhere from a device with Internet access. All courses are offered through the Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS).

Delivery Option: Online

Copyright and Fair Use

SLMS Course Code

GOER-Copyright

Audience

New York State employees who use materials developed and copyrighted by another person, company or entity

Description

Participants will review the copyright information that is needed to successfully conduct research and develop materials when referencing work produced by someone else.

Topics

  • The nature of copyright
  • Protected works
  • Copyright owner rights
  • Conduct that may be considered infringement
  • Allowable use of copyrighted material

Length

Approximately 2 hours

Domestic Violence and the Workplace

SLMS Course Code

GOER-DV-2012

Audience

All New York State employees

Description

Participants will review information relating to domestic violence, specifically examining how it may impact their colleagues, and how to respond appropriately if a domestic violence event occurs in the workplace.

Topics

  • Definition of domestic violence
  • Identification of domestic violence
  • Tactics of control
  • Workplace responses

Length

Approximately 60 minutes

Dynamic Team and Meeting Basics

SLMS Course Code

GOER_DTMB

Audience

All New York State employees

Description

Participants will explore what makes a dynamic team, techniques used by successful teams, and the four phases of productive team meetings.

Topics

  • The importance of teams
  • Team development
  • The team charter
  • Team processes and plans
  • Techniques used by teams
  • Meeting phases

Length

Approximately 75 minutes

Employee Assistance Program for Supervisors

SLMS Course Code 

GOER-EAPSupr

Audience

All New York State Supervisors, or employees interested in supervision

Description

Participants will explore how to use the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) as a tool to address problems with employee attendance, performance, or conduct.

Topics

  • The value of EAP to employees and the State of New York
  • The role of the agency EAP Coordinator and EAP Committee
  • The referral process

Length

Approximately 60 minutes

Essentials of Supervision Courses

Essentials of Supervision: Attendance and Leave Benefits

SLMS Course Code

GOER-EOSALB2013

Audience

All New York State Supervisors, or employees interested in supervision

Description

Participants will explore the supervisor's role in administering and monitoring New York State attendance policies and leave benefits.

Topics

  • Attendance and leave basics
  • Leave categories
  • Other types of leave
  • The supervisor's role

Length

Approximately 60 minutes

 


 

Essentials of Supervision: Effective Use of the Probation Period

SLMS Course Code

GOER_Probation

Audience

All New York State Supervisors, or employees interested in supervision

Description

Participants will view a recorded webinar discussing general guidelines regarding the probation period.

Topics

  • Who serves probation
  • Probation period:

             -  Timeframes

             -  Extensions

             -  Terminations

  • Supervisor responsibilities
  • Probationer responsibilities

Length

Approximately 60 minutes

 


 

Essentials of Supervision: Performance Evaluation

SLMS Course Code 

GOER-PE-Online2013

Audience

All New York State Supervisors, or employees interested in supervision

Description

Participants will examine the fundamentals of performance evaluation, including the evaluation process, communication skills, and tips for helping their employees improve their job performance.

Topics

  • Essentials of performance evaluation
  • Creating performance standards
  • Assessing performance
  • Appraising performance

Length

Approximately 90 minutes

 


 

Essentials of Supervision: Supervising in a Unionized Environment

SLMS Course Code

GOER_ES_SUE

Audience

All New York State Supervisors, or employees interested in supervision

Description

Participants will explore concerns specific to supervising PEF and CSEA represented employees.

Topics

  • Common terminology
  • Supervisor roles and responsibilities
  • Contract articles frequently encountered by supervisors
  • Best practices

Length

Approximately 60 minutes

 


 

Essentials of Supervision: Supervisor Accountability

SLMS Course Code

GOER_ES_SA

Audience

All New York State Supervisors, or employees interested in supervision

Description

Participants will review the concept of accountability as it applies to supervision of employees in New York State government.

Topics

  • Employee motivation
  • Modeling expected behavior
  • Effective communication
  • Supervisory responsibility
  • Consequences of inappropriate performance

Length

Approximately 90 Minutes

 


 

Essentials of Supervision: Trail of the Supervisor

SLMS Course Code

GOER_ES_TOTS

Audience

All New York State Supervisors, or employees interested in supervision

Description

Participants will view a video of a new supervisor being coached on how to provide feedback and conduct a counseling session.

Topics

  • Supervision
  • Feedback
  • Coaching
  • Counseling

Length

Approximately 30 Minutes

 

GHS: Chemical Labeling and Safety Data Sheets

SLMS Course Code

GOER-GHS

Audience

All New York State employees

Description

Participants will determine how to read and use the information provided on the chemical labels and Safety Data Sheets under the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.

Topics

  • What is the Globally Harmonized System?
  • The standard elements found on chemical labels
  • Information located on Safety Data Sheets

Length

Approximately 30 minutes

Infection Control Relicensing Course for NYS Professionals

SLMS Course Code

GOER-InfCtrl

Audience

All New York State employees who are New York State licensed health professionals

Description

This online course meets the requirements for mandatory infection control and barrier precautions training as specified by Chapter 786 of the Laws of 1992. Participants will review infection control regulations, enforcement of infection control standards, quality assurance and professional reliability.

Length

Approximately 3.5 hours

Knowledge Transfer

SLMS Course Code

GOER-KT2014

Audience

All New York State employees

Description

Participants will investigate knowledge management as a systematic method, focusing on finding, understanding, and using knowledge to achieve objectives and improve performance.

Topics

  • What is knowledge management
  • Knowledge management strategies
  • Improving knowledge

Length

Approximately 60 Minutes

NYS Executive Budget Process

SLMS Course Code

GOER-EBP

Audience

All New York State employees

Description

Participants will explore the phases of the New York State executive budget process, its history, and the Division of the Budget's role in the process.

Topics

  • History of the New York State budget
  • Budget reform
  • The Division of the Budget's legal authority and structure
  • The fiscal year
  • Phases of the budget process

Length

Approximately 45 minutes

Professional Writing Mechanics

SLMS Course Code

GOER-WM2014

Audience

All New York State employees

Description

Participants will examine the fundamentals of formal writing, with a focus on common grammatical errors, standard punctuation, and proofreading.

Topics

  • Grammar basics
  • Common grammatical errors
  • Punctuation review
  • Capitalization and numbers
  • Proofreading

Length

Approximately 60 Minutes

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