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September 2019

State of Iowa Performance & Development Solutions (PDS) presents informative seminars and programs for State employees at all levels, including those who are new to State Government, supervisory staff, executive management, and professional/technical staff.

Some classes will have a fee for attendance, while many courses are included at no additional cost as part of your agency’s training utility fee. Browse through the website and read details on our Training Courses webpage.

Enrollment is easy! You’ll need to complete the course registration form and include the appropriate approval signatures. Once completed, return the form to your departmental Training Liaison. Contact information for Training Liaisons may be found here or, if your organization does not have a Training Liaison, you may submit your registration form directly to PDS@iowa.gov.

October 2019  
October 1-2   Project Management (2 day class)—(MTS PT 103)
October 3  Introduction to State Procurement (1/2 day class)—(MTS SP 001)
October 8  Investigating Employee Misconduct—(MTS NC 118)
October 10   Ethics of Leadership & Influence—(MTS LI 001)
October 10   Thriving on Change—(MTS GI 163)
October 16  Managing Stress & Workplace Accountability—(MTS MS 001)
October 17 Ethical Issues in the Workplace (1/2 day class)—(MTS PT 992)
October 18 Cultural Competency—(MTS CC 001)
October 22  Leading Through Change—(MTS LC 001)
October 24  Strategic Planning & Systems Thinking—(MTS ST 001)
October 28 The Servant Leader—(MTS SL 001)
October 29 Crucial Accountability—(MTS CA 201)
October 30 Developing Employees—(MTS DE 101)
October 30  Project Management Fundamentals—(MTS PT 123)
October 31    Advanced Principles of Communication-Part 1 Authenticity—(MTS AU 001)
November 2019  
November 4 Professional Impact (MTS GI 084)
November 5-6 Crucial Conversations (2-day course) (MTS CC 101)
November 5 Discipline, Grievance, and the Merit System (MTS NC 903)
November 6 Dimensions of Leadership (MTS GI 230)
November 7 Dimensions of Behavior (MTS GI 312)
November 12 Diversity Training for Employees (½ day course) (MTS GI 450)
November 12 Enhancing Team Membership (MTS TM 001)
November 13 Advanced Procurement (MTS AP 001)
November 14 From Interview to Hire (MTS NC 301)
November 14 Advanced Principles of Communications Part 2: Coaching (MTS AU 002)
November 19 Emotional Intelligence (MTS EI 201)
December 2019  
December 3 Diversity Training for Employees (½ day course) (MTS GI 450)
December 10 Fundamentals of Supervision (MTS NC 151)
December 10 Managing Conflict & Resistance in the Workplace (MTS GI 165)
December 11 Diversity Training for Managers (MTS GI 400)
December 12 Performance Evaluation (MTS NC 401)
December 12 Shaping Effective & Engaged Teams (MTS ET 001)
December 17 Crucial Accountability (MTS CA 201)
December 18 Generational Diversity (MTS GD 001)
December 20 Intro to State Procurement (½ day course) (MTS SP 001)