Drake University Calendar
In each interaction, we strive to demonstrate the Core Values. We seek to embody the best practices of the Human Resources profession by providing excellent, caring and consistent services that support the ability of the University to recruit and retain a highly qualified and diverse workforce. See below for a listing of events from the Human Resources Department at Drake.
BUILD Class: Emotional Intelligence (EQ) 101

This emotional intelligence beginner course is appropriate for people interested in increasing their own EQ or those wanting to get better at identifying EQs...

BUILD Class: Best Practices in TeamDynamix

This class will show you how to find answers, request help, and know where your requests are in the process. This session will demystify the built-in...

BUILD Class: Impeccable Dependability: Strategies to get and stay organized

We live in a world that is constantly demanding our attention through more channels than ever before. While technology and digital tools can drive connection...

BUILD Class: QPR Training

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the...

BUILD Class: Faculty/Staff Tour of the Drake Campus

Whether you are new to the University or a seasoned employee, a campus tour is a great way to explore Drake’s beautiful campus, architectural buildings, and...

BUILD Class: Getting a Head Start: A TIAA Workshop

Now, more than ever, it is imperative you have the information necessary to plan effectively for your retirement. Paige Philips, Senior Financial...

BUILD Class: Excel Pivot Tables & Filters

If you work with long spreadsheets with lists of data and don’t know how to use pivot tables, this class is for you! Come learn the basics of pivot tables...

9/29 2pm
Virtual Event
BUILD Class: Intro to Archives and Records Management

This class is an introduction to archives and records management. It provides a better understanding of the responsibilities of archivists and records...

BUILD Class: Higher Ed 101: Working on a College Campus

This session targets employees who are new to higher education. We will dive deeper into higher education structures and practices than time allows in new...

BUILD Class: Active Shooter Training

Recent national tragedies remind us that the risk of active shooters in the workplace are real. Taking a few minutes now to train yourself can help you react...

BUILD Class: Supporting a Healthy Immune System through Diet and Lifestyle

Learn what you can do to strengthen your immune system this winter. While there are many components to immune health - nutrition and lifestyle play a key...

BUILD Class: CPR/AED/First Aid Course Part 1

This free instructor-led course will teach you how to respond to first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies. It includes hands-on practice of lifesaving...

BUILD Class: CPR/AED/First Aid Course Part 2

This free instructor-led course will teach you how to respond to first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies. It includes hands-on practice of lifesaving...

BUILD Class: Supervisor Spotlight: Tips for Decoding Employee Conversations

This topic was covered in Supervisor Summer Camp and the feedback we received was that attendees really enjoyed it. It was inspired by one of the tools found...

BUILD Class: Microsoft Teams Accessibility Solutions

During this session with Microsoft trainers, discover how you can achieve more with the built-in accessibility tools and features in Microsoft technologies. ...

11/15 11am
Virtual Event
BUILD Class: Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education PART 1

This course teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses or substance use disorders. You will learn the skills you need...

BUILD Class: Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education PART 2

This course teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses or substance use disorders. You will learn the skills you need...

BUILD Class: Implicit Bias

Research shows that everyone has some areas of implicit bias. This two-hour workshop will define implicit bias, identify the implications of implicit bias...