Human Dimensions of Organizations
HDO Courses Running February 28 – March 3, 2023
Faculty and staff from UT Austin’s HDO Program are excited to welcome you to our upcoming Professional Training programs.
This page provides key logistical information for your upcoming courses(s) with HDO. Whether you are joining us for one class or the entire week, please review the information below prior to your course(s).
We look forward to working with you!
Time: Each course runs from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. You may arrive as early as 8:30 am to enjoy breakfast and meet your fellow participants.
Pre-Training Survey: Please complete a brief survey by February 21, 2023. The survey provides your instructors with key insights into your training goals and professional background.
- 8:30 am – 9:00 am: Breakfast & Networking
- 9:00 am – Noon: Seminar Morning Session
- Noon – 1:00 pm: Lunch Break (Catered)
- 1:00 pm – 3:55 pm: Seminar Afternoon Session
- 3:55 pm – 4:00 pm: Wrap Up & Evaluation
Recommended Attire: There is no dress code for our training programs; however, most participants opt for business casual attire.
If you have any questions leading up to or during your program, please contact HDO’s Director, Lewis Miller.
All of this week’s courses will take place at UT Austin’s IC2 Institute. IC2 is located at 2815 San Gabriel St., Austin, TX 78705. Free parking is available on-site. HDO is located on the third floor of the Institute.
What We Provide
- Coffee, tea, and refreshments
- Light breakfast
- Catered lunch
- Wifi access
- Pens and notepads
- Course materials as designated by the faculty
What to Bring
- Tablet or laptop (optional)
- Additional note-taking materials (optional)
- Business cards (optional)
- Light jacket or sweater (optional)
If you feel ill prior to or on the day of your course(s), please do not come to campus! We will transfer your registration to a future program free of charge.
We strongly recommend that all participants complete COVID-19 vaccination before participating in our programs.
Please note that some courses include optional pre-work to help you prepare for the day.
Understanding & Managing Motivations: Uncovering Potentials (February 28, 2023)
Pre-Course Reading/Assignments: Dr. Richmond-Garza requests that participants view Kimberle Crenshaw’s TED Talk on The Urgency of Intersectionality prior to the course.
Other Information: None
Slide Deck & Supporting Materials: Click here to view the slide deck used during the course.
Maximizing Mental Agility (March 1, 2023)
Pre-Course Reading/Assignments: TBD
Other Information: Participants will receive a copy of Dr. Markman’s book, Smart Thinking, on the day of the course.
Slide Deck & Supporting Materials: Click here to download the course slide deck.
Risky Business: Human Error & Organizational Resiliency (March 2, 2023)
Pre-Course Reading/Assignments: Dr. Legatt requests that participants complete this brief survey prior to the course.
Other Information: None
Slide Deck & Supporting Materials: Click here to view/download the slide deck used during the course.
Ethics, Culture, and Leadership (March 3, 2023)
Pre-Course Reading/Assignments: None
Other Information: All participants will receive a copy of Dr. Traphagan’s book, Embracing Uncertainty, on the day of the course.
Slide Deck & Supporting Materials: Click here to view/download the course slide deck.