PDS Training

Keep Your Work/People Skills Up To Date with PDS Training

December 2018 

Keeping your skills up to date in the workplace is important for your personal and professional growth. 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 in the FY19 Course Catalog

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 at https://das.iowa.gov/human-resources/training-and-development/training-liaison/executive-branch. If your organization does not have a Training Liaison, you may submit your registration form directly to PDS@iowa.gov.

The PDS training courses for November and December are: 

December 2018  
December 11 Performance Evaluation (MTS NC 401)
December 11 Advanced Principles of Communication – Part 2 Coaching (MTS AU 002)
December 12 Diversity Training for Employees (½-day class) – (MTS GI 450)
December 13 Thriving on Change (MTS GI 163)
December 18 Developing Employees (MTS DE 101) 
January 2019  
January 8 Diversity Training for Employees (½-day class) - (MTS GI 450)
January 9 Cultural Competency (MTS CC 001)
January 9-10 Project Management (2-day class) - (MTS PT 103)
January 11 Ethics of Leadership and Influence (MTS LI 001)
January 16  Customer Service (MTS QM 002)
January 17 Crucial Accountability (MTS CA 201)
January 22 Intro to State Procurement (1/2 day class) - (MTS SP 001)
January 23 Leading Through Change (MTS LC 001))
January 24 Thriving on Change (MTS GI 163)
January 25 Generational Differences (MTS GD 001)
January 29 Managing Stress and Workplace Accountability (MTS MS 001)
January 29 Dimensions of Behavior (½-day class) - (MTS GI 312)
January 30  Ethical Issues in Today’s Workplace (MTS PT 992)
January 31 Project Management Fundamentals (MTS PT 123)