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Professional Development

About Professional Development

Welcome to the Professional Development Program, (PDP). We hope that you will take advantage of many of the exciting training opportunities offered by the PDP. Training is available to all eligible staff and faculty.

New Employee Welcome & Orientation

Staff Service Awards & Recognition of Excellence Awards Event

Fee Waiver Program

Departmental Training

Available on the link below is information on seminars which we will deliver specifically for your department or work group.

University Training

The link below is to a calendar of trainings that are being conducted across campus by many CSUN departments.

CSU System-wide Professional Development

The Source Homepage E-Learning Modules
*CSU Systemwide Professional Development module costs are not absorbed by the Office of Human Resources.


2014 Personal & Professional Development Program

Connecting the Dots—

Professional Development Front Page 2014
Join us for another exicting year of professional and personal training opportunities! We've again partnered with a number of campus departments to provide you a single resource to access various training opportunities throughout the campus.

This year's robust program highlights the University's commitment to the campus planning priorities
and covers topics related to student success, sustainability, using athletics as a tool for engagement, visibility and reputation of the University, planning for a future less dependent on state funding, increasing research activity & sponsored programs, and focus on employees for success - including career development, personal enrichment, fitness & lifestyle, and financial wellness.



Take advantage of these upcoming workshops & seminars. View the Spring 2014 Professional and Personal Development Catalog for a complete listing and descriptions of programs.

April 7, 2014
5:30—7:30 p.m.
RadKIDS: Personal Empowerment Safety Education:
April 7 through April 11

Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/radKIDS_8-12
April 8, 2014
2:30—3:30 p.m.
Yoga: Every Tuesday through May 6, 2014
Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FRBGYWJ
April 15, 2014
12:00—1:30 p.m.
Sustainability in the Home and Going Solar: Tips on Being Environmentally Friendly!
Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6YKWBD6
April 15, 2014
 
VALIC One-On-One
To schedule an appointment, contact Rachel Baroma at:
(818) 326-6939 or rachel.baroma@valic.com
April 17, 2014
10:30—12:00 p.m.
Supporting Employees with Disabilities: Part 2
Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8ZDPWS8
April 17, 2014
MetLife One-On-One
To schedule an appointment, contact Chris Maltese at:
(805) 371 -4217
April 17, 2014
 
TIAA One-On-One
To schedule an appointment contact Michael Johns at:
(800)732-8353
April 18, 2014
12:00—1:00 p.m.
Energy, Sustainability, and Solar Power
Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/F2RQFJN
April 21, 2014
10:00—12:00 p.m.
Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About Budgeting But Were too Afraid to Ask
Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/F69sl5q
April 22, 2014
12:00—1:30 p.m.
Planning for Retirement and Other Alternatives
Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LFDFKNG
April 22, 2014
 
Fidelity One-On-One
To schedule an appointment, contact Todd Reinhart at:
(800) 642-7131
April 23, 2014
 
ING One-On-One
To schedule an appointment contact Kam Nassiri at:
(818) 774-0719 or kam.nassiri@ingfp.com
April 24, 2014
5:30—8:30p.m.
The Basics About Pepper Spray Defense
Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/pepperspraydefense
April 25, 2014
12:30—1:30 p.m.
Coping with Terminal Illness
Regisgtration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FW2SJ5R
April 29, 2014
10:00—12:00 p.m.
Understanding How the Position Description, Classification, and Compensation Decisions are Connected
Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8Z5XP7V
April 30, 2014
9:00—12:00p.m.
Managing During Critical Incidents on Campus: Leadership Issues for "Routine Emergencies & Actual Crisis Events"
Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2DB887B