Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

At MSU, there are endless opportunities to learn something new or further develop an existing skill, including Professional Development Services (PDS) of Human Resources. PDS helps staff and departments excel through instructor-led classes, online training, leadership development and departmental programs. This February and March, PDS has several great classes to help you continue your success at MSU.

Crucial Conversations will take place on Tuesday, February 21 and Wednesday, February 22, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in 10 Nisbet. This program will teach step-by-step tools for promoting open, honest dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics at all levels of an organization.

Core Competencies for Supervisors will be held on Tuesday, March 7, from 8:30 a.m. – noon in 10 Nisbet. This program explores how the role of a supervisor adds value to an organization, how to successfully move from peer to supervisor, and how to build communication skills, motivate and give effective feedback.

Communicating and Influencing Up will take place on Tuesday, March 7, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. in 10 Nisbet. This class will cover the fundamentals of effective communication, specifically focusing on using communication skills to influence others.

Don’t miss out on any of these great professional development opportunities, and sign up for what could lead to the next step-up in your career! Visit Professional Development Services for more information.

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