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For questions or comments, please contact our office:

Training & Organizational Development
Colorado State University
Johnson Hall, Room 100
Fort Collins, CO 80523-6006

Phone: (970) 491-1376
Fax: None

Upcoming Events

See all staff development workshops
offered by our department. Pre-registration is required.

Staff Development Training Listserv

Our listserv is used less than a dozen times per year to let CSU staff know when all classes in each semester are open for registration, or when a class is added mid-session.

If you'd like to join our listserv, contact Ellen.

Organizational Consulting Services

We offer training and assistance to meet the specific needs of departments and work units experiencing change and conflict. We often provide maintenance for departments who want to continue moving in a productive direction.

Our services are provided at no charge.


Our trainings are free and are available for CSU employees and associates with e-IDs. Titles offered throughout the year


April 2, 2015

Kuali Travel Trainings are open for registration!

These hands-on workshops are designed to help users transition to the new travel system in Kuali. More


April 2, 2015

Women's Leadership Webinar Series events are open for registration

Registration Instructions


April 1, 2015

Thinking about a job or career change?

Several resources are currently available for CSU employees who are updating their career goals and resumes.


“Career WOW!” is a no-cost online career development tool developed for CSU employees.


The College of Business offers a reasonably priced online career planning class. For details and upcoming classes, contact Felicia Zamora, Center for Professional Development and Business Research, (970) 491-1885.


February 5, 2015

Mindfulness Drop-In Group

Sponsored by the CSU Health Network, Health Education and Prevention Services

This mindfulness meditation practice opportunity is open to all CSU students, staff, and faculty. Mindfulness is the moment-by-moment process of actively and openly observing one’s physical, mental, and emotional experiences.


Cultivating the ability to be mindful has scientifically been shown to help us manage stress, improve attention, boost the immune system, and promote health and well-being. Each week includes a brief introduction, a guided practice, and discussion. No registration is required; anyone interested in practicing mindfulness is welcome!

Please feel free to attend the Mindful-DIG as often or little as you like.


Time: Wednesdays, 12:10 – 1 p.m.,
Dates: February 18 – May 6
Leader: Viviane Ephraimson-Abt, Ms.Ed., LPCC
Note: Meets in Lory Student Center Rm 376, except 2/25 (LSC 304) & 3/25 (LSC 322).


April 1, 2015, 2015

University Employee Orientation

Registration is open for April through mid-August 2015 for this required training opportunity. This training isn't just for new employee — find answers to frequently asked questions and learn how the process works. More


September 26, 2014

Toastmasters groups on campus

Gain the skills and confidence you need to effectively express yourself in any situation, and open up a new world of possibilities. Become the speaker, communicator, and leader you want to be. Two groups meeting regularly on campus. | CSU Meetings | Toastmasters International |


September 6, 2013

The Ripple Effect

“The Ripple Effect” is an initiative with the goal of making CSU the best place for women to work and learn. Lorie Smith, Director of Training and Organizational Development and University Initiatives, is active on the team implementing and supporting the initiative.

The Ripple Effect website is an interactive site where visitors can explore diversity, equity, wellness, balance, discovery, and leadership and growth. This innovative website is a forum for women and men to share ideas with the university and watch to see the best ideas be discussed, forwarded to university officials, considered for implementation and create change. Learn more


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