It is the mission of PDS to: Provide performance development services that directly impact the ability of the State of Iowa to deliver expert, timely and cost effective programs and services. Please let us know how we can assist you in enrolling you or your staff in any of these courses to help make an impact within your workplace.
Crucial Conversations (MTS CC 101)
Added date: June 18 & 19, 2019
Diversity Training for Employees (MTS GI 450)
Added dates: January 8, 2019, March 5, 2019, April 23, 2019
Diversity Training for Managers (MTS GI 400)
Added date: April 3, 2019
Ethical Issues in Today's Workplace (MTS PT 992)
Added dates: January 30, 2019, March 29, 2019, June 6, 2019
What's New - exciting offerings from PDS!
Check out these 3 new courses designed to develop new skills to enhance accountability, improve performance and launch you on your way to being more effective in your current role.
Developing Employees (coming soon)
CPM Cohort 31 to start January, 2019!
Congratulations graduates - Cohort 28 Fall 2018:
The 28th cohort class of professionals completed the 18-month curriculum and now hold the nationally recognized professional designation .
Cohort consisted of: Gary Kilcollins Jr., City of Wes Des Moines; William Skare, City of Boone; Deanna Popp, Iowa Dept. of Transportation; Jeremy Johnson-Miller, Iowa Dept. of Transportation; Mark Holm, Iowa Dept. of Transportation; Nichole Martens, Iowa Dept. of Transportation; Jeffrey von Brown, Iowa Dept. of Transportation; Thomas Reis, Iowa Dept. of Transportation; Steven Garrison, Iowa Dept. of Public Health; George (Chris) Knudson, City of West Des Moines; Patrick Phelan, Des Moines Fire Department; James William Mugeni, self-employed; Mailachalam Shanmugam, Iowa Public Employees Retirement System.