Utah Tech University

Focus & Learn Friday

Employee driven and supervisor supported training meant to help you with professional development, support mental health and increase campus efficiencies

What is Focus and Learn Friday?

Focus and Learn Friday is your opportunity to be intentional about your growth, well-being, and capacity.

Held the 3rd Friday of every month, this flexible day should allow you to plan anywhere from an hour to all day to focus on your development.

Professional Development

Mental Health

Campus Efficiencies

Examples

Professional Development

Team Training

  • QPR
  • Mental Health Ally
  • Industry Best Practice Webinar
  • Franklin Covey

Pluralsight

  • 7,000 + Courses
  • Build training channel
  • Specific Skill Set

NEOED

  • 400+ Trainings
  • Softskill Training
    • Leadership, Empathy, etc.

Staff Association Training

Self Directed

  • Blinkist
  • Linkedin Learning
  • Books
  • Webinars
  • Connect with Colleques
Mental Health

Human Performance Center

  • Team Workout
  • Classes
  • Individual Workout

Staff Association

  • Wellness Initiatives- Step Challenge, Group Classes, etc.
  • Service Projects

Human Resources Programs

  • Blomquist Hale (Videos and Workshops)
  • NEOED

Supervisor Supported

  • Walking Discussion on Support
  • Make a plan
  • Calm App

 

Campus Effeciencies

Organization

  • Organize Individual Office and Office Space
  • Organize Emails
  • Evaluate Calendar

Current Projects

  • Take Stock
  • Evaluate Next Steps
  • Discuss which ones to drop
  • Make a timeline

Research Industry Trends

  • New Practices
  • Conferences
  • Webinars
  • New Initiatives

Dates

2023

January 20

February 17

March 17

April 21

May 19

June 16

July 21

August 18

September 15

October 20

November 17

December 15

2024

January 19

February 16

March 15

April 19

May 17

June 21

 

Professional Development Calendar

Oct 21, 2022 Transform Your Career

All Faculty, staff and students have full, unlimited access to Pluralsight.

SET 201

Nov 18, 2022 Employee Morale

Zion Room

Jan 20, 2023 Leadership

Zion Room

Feb 17, 2023 Diversity Training

Zion Room

Apr 21, 2023 Data Security, Phishing and Documentation

Zion Room