Professional & Organizational Development

Layoff training

If you are a UW employee separated through layoff and in active layoff status, you are eligible to take a select number of courses and workshops at a fee-exempt or fee-reduced rate.

To be eligible you must have already received your official Layoff Notification Letter and be considered by the UW as in active layoff status. You must attach a copy of this official Layoff Notification Letter to your layoff registration form. Ask your HR representative if you have any questions about your layoff status.

If you meet these criteria, you need to complete the registration steps listed below. You will be registered on a space-available basis.

How to register

  • Print and fill out the registration form .
  • Attach a copy of your official Layoff Notification Letter to the registration form (REQUIRED).
  • Attach personal CHECK for payment (unless course is fee-exempt).
  • Complete form and mail to Professional & Organizational Development.

Winter 2018 offerings

Winter 2018 Layoff Registration Form (PDF)

Fee-Exempt Courses
  • Strategic Planning Tools, Q1290, Thurs/Feb 8
  • Increasing Your Influence, Q1240, Thurs/Feb 15
Fee-Exempt Webinars
  • Managing and Organizing Your E-mail Inbox—Microsoft Outlook, QW005, Thurs/Jan 11
  • Microsoft Word Techniques, QW008, January 11
  • Microsoft Excel Techniques, QW004, January 18
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Techniques, QW007, January 30
  • Mindfulness @Work, QW033, February 1
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel PivotTables, QW014, February 6
  • Google Docs & Drive—Beginner, QW025, February 21
  • Managing and Organizing Your E-mail Inbox—Microsoft Outlook, QW005, March 6
  • Microsoft Excel Techniques, QW004, March 22
Reduced Fee Courses ($25; attach check to registration form)
  • Time Management, Q0510, March 6
  • Acing the Marshmallow Test, March 15
Reduced Fee Webinars ($25; attach check to registration form)
  • Accomplishing More With Less, QW001, January 16, 23, & 30
  • Accomplishing More With Less for Managers, QW030, February 8, 15, & 22
  • Microsoft Access Techniques—Intermediate, QW027, February 27
  • Accomplishing More With Less, QW001, March 8, 15, & 22

Autumn 2017 offerings

Autumn 2017 Layoff Registration Form (PDF)

Fee-Exempt Courses
  • Turning Negative Emotions Into Positive Outcomes, Q0060, October 26
  • The Trust Advantage, Q0430, November 29
Fee-Exempt Webinars
  • Google Docs & Drive, QW025, October 18
  • Microsoft Word Techniques, QW008, October 18
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Techniques, QW007, October 24
  • Managing and Organizing Your E-mail Inbox — Microsoft Outlook, QW005, November 2
  • Microsoft Excel Techniques, QW004, November 9
  • Mindfulness @ Work, QW033, November 9
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel PivotTables, QW014, November 28
  • Mindfulness @ Work, QW033, December 6
Reduced Fee Courses ($25; attach check to registration form)
  • Negotiating Effectively, Q1580, November 7
  • Process Improvement Tools, Q1170, November 16
Reduced Fee Webinars ($25; attach check to registration form)
  • Accomplishing More With Less, QW001, October 26, November 2 & 9
  • Accomplishing More With Less for Managers, QW030, November 29, December 6 & 13
  • Microsoft Excel Macros, QW015, November 30

NOTE: UW employees separated through layoff and in active layoff status are eligible to register for all Professional & Organizational Development catalog courses, but will pay the regular UW fees for those not appearing on this page.