Professional Development Programs

Notice: Effective March 14, 2011

All University Employee Development registrations (Faculty, Staff, and Student Employees) and online training programs will be accessed through "My Learning Connection" Learning Management System (LMS). Please visit “My Learning Connection” launch page to learn how to access the site and manage your professional development.

Certificate Programs

If you are interested in completing a certificate program through HR Employee Development and Performance in partnership with the Management Development Institute, please register for the certificate program and not the individual classes. Once you have registered for the certificate program, EDP will contact you reference registering for the individual sessions to include dates and times:

Management Development Institute (MDI) Programs

The courses and programs listed below are sponsored through HR Employee Development and Performance (EDP) at no additional cost to the employee in partnership with the Management Development Institute (MDI). You will learn practical tools and techniques that apply directly to work related issues that you can apply to improve your effectiveness as well as enhance your work environment. A comprehensive seminar workbook will be provided to serve as a reference manual back on the job. MDI Instructors have trained over 20,000 management and supervisor personnel from hundreds of local and national companies using dynamic interactive training techniques that allow for maximum participation by adult learners. If you are interested in other MDI courses or programs please contact HR Employee Development and Performance .


HR Employee Development and Performance (EDP) Organizational Programs

Human Resources Employee Development and Performance provides organizational development consulting services to individual University Units for the development and coordination of specialized programs to address specific needs or concerns. In addition, they also provide individual seminars tailored to the University system that focus on leadership, supervision, teamwork, communication, and customer service. These workshops are available for individual attendance or in support of departmental training. Please contact Paula Wilhelm, Assistant Director of HR for Employee Development and Performance at extension 64592/65779 for additional information on workshops or assistance.  Below are just a few of the courses offered through the Employee Development and Performance area in Human Resources.

  • Bear Business
  • Bear Business for Supervisors
  • Bear Quality Customer Service
  • Energize Your Attitude
  • Essentials of Performance Management and Evaluation for Supervisors
  • ADP Review Course for Supervisors
  • Evaluating Employee Performance (Online)
  • CAP Review Course
  • FISH
  • FISH Sticks - Keeping the Vision Alive
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® - Introduction to Type
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® - Teambuilding Program
  • Performance Coaching
  • Progressive Discipline
  • Successful Teams at Work