Professional Development

People who invest in their own development are more highly engaged in their work, are more productive and enjoy greater job satisfaction here at Missouri State University.

We encourage you to utilize the resources available to support your unique needs.

Learning opportunities can be accessed through My Learning Connection.

For assistance, contact your supervisor, the Computer Services Help Desk (836-5891) or  

Learning Opportunities

Most learning opportunities can be accessed through My Learning Connection.

Computer skills

Blackboard, Excel 1 & 2, Office 365, PowerPoint, Word 2


Barely Communicating, Communication Basics, Effective Listening, Writing for Business


Conferences, Cultural Consciousness, Diversity 101, Special Events, and Workshops


Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning


Banner Time Approval, P-Card

Human resources

Applicant Tracking System, Benefits, Hiring, Legal and Effective Search


Bear Connection Mentoring Program, Critical Thinking Tools, Emotional Intelligence, Navigating Change, University Staff Ambassadors

Professional development

Certified Administrative Professionals, Communication Basics, How Title IX & the MSU Sexual Harassment Policies Apply to You, Move from Barely Communicating to "BEARly" Communicating, Public Affairs Mission: What Does It Mean? Can You Relate?, Seven Powerful Practices to Lead Yourself, Writing for Business

Supervisory training

Applicant Tracking, Appraisal and Development Plan Resources, Banner Time Approver, Diversity 201, MSU LEAD, Performance Management

Wellness and fitness programs

Foster Recreation Center, Magers Health and Wellness Center

Contact information

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