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.

Spring 2017 offerings

Spring 2017 Layoff Registration Form (PDF)
  • Turning Negative Emotions Into Positive Outcomes, Q0060, Tues/Apr 11
    (fee-exempt)
  • The Trust Advantage, Q1400, Tues/June 20
    (fee-exempt)
  • Negotiating Effectively, Q1580, Tues/May 2
    (fee reduced to $25; attach check to registration form)
  • Learned Optimism: Understanding Your Explanatory Style, Q0720, Mon/May 22
    (fee reduced to $25; attach check to registration form)

Winter 2017 offerings

Winter 2017 Layoff Registration Form (PDF)
  • Strategic Planning Tools, Q1290, Tues/Feb 7
    (fee-exempt)
  • Increasing Your Influence, Q1240, Wed/Feb 22
    (fee reduced to $25; attach check to registration form)
  • Own Your Brand, Q1570, Thurs/Feb 23
    (fee reduced to $25; attach check to registration form)
  • Discovering Your Dependable Strengths, Q0910, Tues/Feb 28 & March 7
    Registration Cutoff: Feb 21

    (fee reduced to $25; attach check to registration form)

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.