Learning and Development

Service Audience:
  • Supervisor

Professional development and personal enrichment are priorities at UTA, and HR provides a variety of resources and training to faculty and staff.  

HR offers a variety of resources and training to facilitate professional development and personal enrichment among UTA’s faculty and staff.

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Connect, Learn, & Grow Together
The Human Resources Learning & Development Team offers professional development programs to meet the needs of UTA’s faculty and staff, helping to maximize individual and team potential.
Our primary goal is to cultivate an organizational culture that promotes employee engagement and lifelong learning.

Our resources & services include:
• Self-directed online learning
• Classroom/virtual instructor-led training
• Customized learning and development solutions
• Consulting services

General Enrollment Courses
You can customize your own professional development by choosing general enrollment courses from any of the following categories.
• Business Communications
• Leadership and Management Development
• Support Staff Certification Series
• Remote Working Series
• New Employee Experience
• Organizational Development
• Personal Enrichment
View the list of scheduled learning opportunities and register for one that meets your needs.

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Leaders at UTA play a critical role in advancing the University's mission and shaping its future. To ensure our leaders are prepared for the opportunities that lie ahead, we promote lifelong learning and offer development programs for every stage of leadership.

MavsManager Foundations Program
This program is for those who are new to a manager role at UTA, whether recently hired or internally promoted into a people management position. The program provides UTA managers with knowledge and best practices to manage people, UTA specific HR processes, and operations. Participants will complete eight virtual instructor-led sessions over the course of the program.

Program Goals
• Provide managers with tools and knowledge they need to begin their role at UTA.
• Help new and existing managers to understand the University’s policies and procedures.
• Develop an awareness of the resources that are available for a smooth transition to a manager.
• Create networking opportunities and support for new managers across the University.

Selection Criteria
• Currently manage one or more non-student employees

MavsLeadership Excellence Program
A 3-month program that offers directors/mid-managers from across the university an opportunity to strengthen their leadership performance. This program offers an interactive learning environment with engaging discussions and practical applications of critical leadership practices. All sessions focus on three areas – leading self, leading people, and leading tasks/results.

Program Goals:
• Strengthen mid-level leadership performance across the university
• Provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and an opportunity to build networks
• Develop a broader leadership skillset and mindset

Selection Criteria
• Have been in a director level leadership role at UTA for one continuous year
• Not currently on a corrective action plan
• Currently manage one or more non-student employees


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The Learning and Development Team provides delivers a range of solutions that positively impact organizational effectiveness in relation to increasing team/unit effectiveness, performance, and employee engagement. These services are provided from one-on-one coaching to department team building and consultation.

Our services include:
• Individual Leadership Development
• Engagement coaching for leaders
• Talent & Team Development
• Strategic planning assistance Download our Consulting Services Catalog for a more detailed description of the consulting services we can offer your department or team. If you or your department have a need for consulting services, please fill out the Organizational Development request form below. Or email HRTraining@uta.edu for further information.

Contact Us: 

Email: HRtraining@uta.edu