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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
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


September 12, 2014

Fall Classes are opening for registration


Learn new skills for your career and life, through classes on:

The transformational Crucial Conversation Series returns in late October - early November.


Registration is required. Instructions

Questions? Please contact Ellen, (970) 491-1376.


September 12, 2014

Women's Leadership Webinar Series for 2014

The Emerging Women Leaders Webinar Series is designed for emerging leaders: early career and mid-level.

Upcoming topics:

  • Motivating Yourself and Others
  • Energize Your Women's Initiative

The webinars feature guest speakers from industry and discussion facilitators from CSU who share their top career and leadership tips. CSU employees are welcome to attend at no charge. Pre-registration is required. The seminars begin at 11:00 AM and end at 12:30 PM. Feel free to bring a lunch; drinks and dessert are provided.

The webinars are from Women’s Leadership Coaching, Inc. CEO Jo Miller is the creator of the Women’s Leadership Coaching System. Used successfully by thousands of emerging women leaders worldwide, the system identifies the key steps women must take to advance into position of leadership and influence.

Registration instructions


August 21, 2014

Workplace English Training (WET) classes for Fall 2014

These classes are free to CSU employees. This training focuses on English listening, reading, and writing skills, including workplace, safety, and emergency vocabulary. Pre-registration is not required.


July 7, 2014

Masterful Training and Facilitation Series

This series is open for registration for the fall semester.

The Masterful Training and Facilitation training has been developed for CSU staff by CSU staff. It is a 6-part course of 4 hours. Anyone who is involved in providing training or facilitation on campus will benefit from this comprehensive free training. Schedule, registration, and additional information.


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


July 7, 2014

University Employee Orientation

Registration is open for July through January 2015 for this required training opportunity. This training isn't just for new employees -- find answers to frequently asked questions and learn how the process works. More