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Staff & Faculty Development / Training

Staff Development Programs & Organizational Consulting

Professional Development Services (PDS), a functional area of Human Resources, offers a wide range of learning opportunities to help support staff meet their professional development goals. They provide PDS instructor-led classes, certificate programs, mentoring, leadership development and custom departmental programs, in addition to administering the Educational Assistance and Course Fee Courtesy programs. A number of options are available to assist in improving organizational effectiveness, including departmental assessments, conflict resolution, team building, management coaching, strategic planning, change management and more. To learn more, visit the PDS website.

Faculty/Academic Staff Development Programs

The Office of Faculty and Organizational Development (F&OD) supports MSU faculty, academic staff and administrators in their ongoing quest for excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and leadership. To accomplish this goal, we offer a broad range of seminars and programs, services, and resources in two programmatic strands: faculty development and organizational/leadership development.

Deborah DeZure, Assistant Provost for Faculty and Organizational Development, oversees the Office of Faculty and Organizational Development which is part of Academic Human Resources in the Office of the Provost. Read more about the mission of F&OD.

To learn more about the programs, services and events offered by F&OD, visit their website.

Additional Development/Training Programs

MSU Teaching Assistant Program

IT Services Technology Training

Lifelong Education

Family Resource Center


Women's Resource Center

Multicultural Development

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