PMDP conversation prep, new Criteria for Success, upcoming training opportunities

*icon: person with body and head; five lines radiating upward and outward surround the headAt FP&M we work every day to demonstrate and develop the skills and behaviors that contribute to our success. All FP&M employees have the opportunity to to learn and develop their professional knowledge by signing up for upcoming training activities. See an overview of topics and dates:

Help with PMDP Conversations  |  June 9, 12, 14, 15, 16, 19, 21
APPA Training for Educational Facilities Staff at All Levels | Employee Programs: October 11 and 12; January 10 and 11 |  Supervisor Programs: July 11, 12, and 13 (2nd shift); November 28, 29 and 30 (day shift)
New Professional Development & Travel Request Form Training | June 15, 22, 27
Learn about the Important Work of Your Peers at FP&M | June 27

Read on to learn more and sign up!

icon: two overlapping chat bubblesLearn how to make the most of PMDP conversations

Each year in July*, employees and supervisors take time to have conversations to set goals for professional development. Join the Training & Development team in person or virtually to learn how to make the most of these conversations with your supervisor through self-reflection and preparation. Review the Criteria for Success that has been updated to reflect FP&M’s commitment to improving engagement, inclusion, and diversity. Sign up for a Supervisor or Employee focused session.

*New employees on probation follow a different schedule.

Supervisor PMDP sessions

In-person — sign up for one of the below sessions held at 30 N. Mills 4th floor Lake Room:

Friday, June 9th 9:00-10:30am   Thursday, June 15th 8:00-9:30am

Virtual — sign up for the session below:

Wednesday, June 21st 10:30-12:00pm (MS Teams)

Employee PMDP sessions

In-person — sign up for one of the below sessions held at 30 N. Mills 4th floor Lake Room:

Monday, June 12th 1:00-2:00pm   Wednesday, June 14th 1:00-2:00pm

Thursday, June 15th 10:30-11:30am   Friday, June 16th 10:00-11:00am

Virtual — sign up for the session below:

Monday, June 19th 12:30-2:00 (MS Teams)

APPA Training for Educational Facilities Staff at All Levels

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APPA, the leading educational facilities professional organization, believes professional excellence and personal growth are critical to institutional success. APPA’s professional development programs provide real-world skills uniquely designed for careers within educational facilities management.

APPA Invest in Success Upcoming Offerings

This program trains front-line staff how to be effective and productive individuals and contributors to the team and institution.

See program details

Apply for one of the following programs:

October 11 and 12  or  January 10 and 11

APPA Supervisor Toolkit Upcoming Offerings

This program has been specifically designed to meet the needs of the facilities management supervisor, offering practical, relevant skills to realize both personal and professional growth.
View course description

Second Shift program
5:30 pm – 1:30 am, July 11 – 13, 2023
July 11, 12, and 13 (2nd shift)

Day Shift program
8am – 4pm, Nov. 28 – 30, 2023
November 28, 29 and 30 (day shift)

Additional dates will be available in Spring 2024.

Need help? See the help document for filling out the form.

icon: arrow shaped outlined computer cursor pointing to the upper left of the frameNew Online Professional Development & Travel Request form coming soon!

Find out when you do or don’t have to submit a request. Learn how to fill the form out correctly, understand UW travel and training policies, write an effective justification, and use the correct funding string for requests. Sign up for a class to learn more or look for instructions posted to Inside FP&M/Training.
In person:
Thursday, June 15th from 1:00-2:00pm
Virtual (MS Teams):
Thurs, June 22nd 1:00-2:00pm or  Tuesday, June 27th from 9:30-10:30am

icon: view of cow's head with horns and wide eyes; small circle in lower right corner contains a microbeLearn About the Diverse and Important Work of Your Peers at FP&M

Animal Research Safety (ARS) — Environmental Health & Safety

The ARS group reviews animal protocols for health hazards as well as wildlife and farm safety concerns. Join this virtual session to hear from members of our FP&M team about UW Madison’s commitment to animal safety while doing critical research.
Tuesday, June 27 from 1:00-2:00pm (MS Teams virtual meeting)