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December 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.

January 2020  
January 7 Investigating Employee Misconduct (MTS NC 188)
January 7-8     Crucial Conversations (2-day course) (MTS CC 101)
January 8-9 Project Management (2 day course) (MTS PT 103)
January 9 Diversity Training for Employees (½ day course) (MTS GI 450)
January 15     Thriving on Change (MTS GI 163)
January 16 From Interview to Hire (MTS NC 301)
January 23 Dimensions of Behavior (½ day course) (MTS GI 312)
January 28 Developing Employees (MTS DE 101)
February 2020  
February 4   Diversity Training for Employees (½ day) (MTS GI 450)
February 4   Discipline, Grievance & the Merit System (MTS NC 903)
February 5-6   Crucial Conversations (2 day) (MTS CC 101)
February 6 Managing Effective Meetings (MTS MT 001)
February 12   Performance Evaluation (MTS NC 401)
February 18  Introduction to State Procurement (MTS SP 001)
February 18  Work/Life Balance Strategies: Day 1 (MTS WL 001)
February 19  Dimensions of Leadership (MTS GI 230)
February 20 Ethics in Today’s Workplace (MTS PT 992)
February 21 Crucial Accountability (MTS CA 201)
February 21 Enhancing Team Membership (MTS TM 001)
February 25   Diversity Training for Managers (MTS GI 400)
February 25   Cultural Competency (MTS CC 001)
February 26   Advanced Principles of Communication: Part 1-Authenticity (MTS AU 001)
February 26   Project Management Fundamentals (MTS PT 123)
February 27 Managing Conflict & Resistance (MTS GI 165)
February 27 Workplace Harassment (½ Day course) (MTS GI 425)
February 28  Professional Impact (MTS GI 084)