Whether you’ve jumped into the new year with a list of goals to work on or need a little inspiration, HR Organization and Professional Development (OPD) has a variety of online, live courses to help you. Find a list of upcoming courses sorted by topic below.
Additionally, OPD wants to know your training preferences for the upcoming year. Complete this short questionnaire to help us ensure we’re best meeting your learning and development needs.
Promapp, Interactive Process Creation – February 2
Learners will continue their process improvement journey and build upon the knowledge and skills learned in Introduction to Process Mapping.
Conflict Management and Non-Escalation: Train the Trainer – Starts January 19
The goal of this course is to prepare participants to be able to provide instruction on the Vistelar proven methods to help others address the challenges of dealing with conflict and crisis.
Crucial Conversations – Starts February 8
Learn how to hold crucial conversations – where emotions and stakes are high and opinions vary.
Finance and Accounting
Vendors in KFS – February 22
This class will cover the various types of vendors in KFS and when to use them, how to add and edit a vendor, including documentation required, and tips on searching for a vendor.
Certified Human Resources Specialist – Starts February 1
In this five-class series, you will acquire an extensive set of reference materials and resources while building your professional HR network.
Mitigating Bias in Hiring – February 10
Learn about best practices and procedures for reducing potential bias in the screening and interview process and obtain tools for increasing understanding and self-awareness.
Engaging Teams for Maximum Performance – January 25
Learn methods of building trust, setting goals and providing feedback to help enhance employee engagement and working relationships.
New Leader Development Series – Starts January 18
Apply now to join the next cohort of the new, nine-session NLDS. Kicking off January 18, this program equips new leaders with a toolkit of crucial knowledge and resources.
Strategic Planning – February 17
Participants will gain a foundational base for implementing strategic planning in a unit.
Building Cohesive Teams – January 26
Learn methods for building collaboration within a team and skills for influencing team performance.
Records Management and Retention at MSU – February 23
Learn the rules, regulations, and strategies to help manage university records.
Creating and Sustaining a Positive Workplace – February 15
This course provides humorous insight into the seven habits of negativity, including tips to stop gossip, techniques for getting along with others, and strategies to reap the many benefits of a positive and engaged workforce.
Everything DiSC®: Behavior Styles at Work – January 27
Learn how to build more effective working relationships based on an understanding of different behavioral styles.
The Power of Habit – February 16
Learn how habits are created and how to replace undesirable habits with productive ones.
Ready, Set, Change! – January 26
This interactive and engaging course is appropriate for anyone responsible for implementing and guiding change in their organizations, such as leaders, project managers and their team members, HR professionals and more.
You can find all the current virtual Organization and Professional Development courses on the HR website. Class enrollment is completed within the EBS Portal. Employees may use available educational assistance funds towards course fees (if any).