Learning Tuesdays - Past Programs

November 2018

November 6- Saying No To Power 
Dynamic, visionary, and innovative leaders often take short cuts that can lead to ethical lapse saying no and helping find a different path are skills that are vital to success.

October 2018

October 23 - 2018 Benefits Open Enrollment
In this session you will learn
1.  New Rates for health, dental & vision / Compare Plans
2.  New Flex and Commuter Vendor
3.  Paid Family Leave Updates
4.  Flexible Spending Account (FSA) reminders
5.  Retirement Reminders

July 2018

July 10 - What Faculty Should Know About Innovation
This session will provide an introduction to innovation as a field of study and will increase awareness of what is important to know about innovation.

June 2018

June 12 - RF Overview: Corporate Governance & Compliance
This session will provide an introduction to innovation as a field of study and will increase awareness of what is important to know about innovation.

May 2018

May 8 - What Faculty Should Know About Entrepreneurship
This session focuses on the basics of entrepreneurship and how to apply these basics to your research practices.

April 2018

April 10 - Power & Privilege in the Workplace
In this session, participants will gain a better understanding of what privilege is and how power and privilege intersects in the workplace.

March 2018

3/20 - Unrelated Business Income ~ Let Go of the Fears
We will explain what UBTI is, and what to do if there is UBTI at your campus. We hope to bust the myths about UBTI, ease your fears, and help you to reduce risk and follow the rules. 

February 2018

2/13 - RF Overview: Sponsored Programs, Technology Transfer and Finance 101
This session offers a general overview of Sponsored Programs, Technology Transfer and Finance at the RF.

January 2018

1/30 - Who's Ready to Audit
In this session, participants will gain a better understanding of the value of auditing through an exciting gameshow style learning approach. The audit topics will include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Audit terminology
  • Preparing for an audit;
  • Steps of the audit process;
  • Top audit observations, including areas of concern; and
  • Much more

December 2017

12/12 - NY Paid Family Leave
The program will provide an overview of the recently passed New York State Paid Family Leave (NYS PFL) law.  The overview will include the eligibility provisions and benefits provided under the law and how it intersects with Federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

November 2017

11/7 - Netiquette
Participants will walk away with an understanding of the basic principles of acceptable online behavior, which include: 

  • Maintaining confidentiality and privacy;
  • Understanding personal responsibility and liability;
  • Applying the same standards and values online that you would in any other aspect of your lives, as members of the RF and SUNY community; and
  • Understanding how laws currently in place to protect the rights and dignity of citizens apply online.
  • Supporting Documents  Should I Post this? Flow and Netiquette Slide Deck

October 2017

10/24 - 2017 Open Enrollment
In this session you will learn: 

  • New Rates for health, dental & vision / Compare Plans
  • New Enhanced Vision Plan
  • Text Alerts
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) reminders
  • Retirement Changes

September 2017

9/26 - Building Creativity into Your Research 

In this session, you will learn how to apply creative problem solving to research in all disciplines. The session will include an overview of the creative problem solving process and specific examples of how it has been used to help those on colleges and universities to develop novel research proposals and programs.

June 2017

6/20 - Mentoring Program Insights
This pre-recorded Learning Tuesday promises to answer your most pressing questions and concerns about the Mentoring Program, as well as, giving you the opportunity to hear from recent graduates about their personal experiences! The Mentoring Program is a 12-month professional development opportunity that encompasses topics such as Emotional Intelligence, a Public Speaking Course and Diversity subjects, and much more!

April 2017

4/25 - Closeout

Learning Objectives/General Overview
1.  Uniform guidance impact on closeout procedures
2.  When to begin closeout
3.  Examples of closeout procedures

February 2017

2/7 - Records Management
Learning Objectives 

  • Review the records retention policy and schedules;
  • Understand the sources of requirements (federal and state regulations); and,
  • Learn how to get started! Learn best practice procedures to implement a solid plan at your campus.

January 2017

1/31 - Sponsored Program Lifecycle

Learning Objectives

Understand what the electronic research administration platform is;

  • Gain an appreciation of the benefits and simplicity of the Pre-Award and Compliance System (PACS) for both campus leads and end-users;
  • Learn why the PACS tool was selected and customized for RF/SUNY and how it has improved operations at other institutions;
  • Get a sense of the impact the IRB and/or Safety module(s) have had on UB, the lead adopting campus, as it would occur during a sponsored program lifecycle narrative
       ° See a demo of the module(s) and hear a panel discussion
         ° Gain confidence that future module demos will be available as training support