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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
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


January 6, 2016

Spring Classes: Open for Registration!

New classes:

  • Transitioning to Parenthood: Balancing Work and Family Life
  • Stretching Your Dollars
  • Take Charge of Your Money Matters

Additional trainings:

  • Packaging Yourself for Your Next Opportunity
  • Emerging Women Leaders webinars
  • Leadership, Communication and Supervision
  • Building Proctor trainings
  • CSU Financial Systems: Kuali, Property, Travel, more
  • Human Resources: AP Classification

Full announcement (pdf) | Registration instructions


January 6, 2016

Leveling the Playing Field

There is often a common misconception that equality and equity mean the same thing. There is an essential difference between them.

This interactive series provides insight and understanding regarding the difference between these two concepts and the impact on individuals from underrepresented groups.

Additional information | Registration instructions


January 6, 2016

University Employee Orientation

Registration is open for the January through May orientation trainings. This training isn't just for new employees—find answers to frequently asked questions and learn how the process works. More


October 12, 2015

Administrative Professional Classification Overview

These sessions provide an introductory overview on how Administrative Professional (AP) positions are classified into the AP Framework and evaluated under the Fair Labor Standards Act. These trainings are designed for HR Liaisons and campus representatives who would like to have a better understanding of the position description review and classification process.

Topics include:

  • How position descriptions are assessed to meet State Classified Exemptions under state statute;
  • Position review and classification process for the AP Framework and research positions; and
  • Fair Labor Standards guidelines for exempt verses non-exempt job duties/responsibilities.

Registration Instructions


September 11, 2015

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 |


August 31, 2015

Workplace English Classes are free to staff

CSU staff members who wish to improve their workplace English skills can attend free training on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in the Palmer Center. The series of 20 classes is offered from 3:15 - 4:15, September 15 through November 19.
Learn more: Flier in English | Flier in Spanish


July 21, 2015

Supervisor Development Program announcement

Colorado State University recognizes the importance of the role of the supervisor to lead and inspire staff.

The Supervisor Development Program (SDP) is a facilitated, blended-learning, five-month program committed to a cohort of leaders who are interested in increasing self-awareness and becoming transformational leaders on campus. The integration of leadership concepts and skill development with practical application will provide participants with a solid foundation for successful leadership. Learn more


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