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.
Diversity Training for Employees (MTS GI 450)
Due to demand we have added several offerings of our Diversity Training for Employees (MTS GI 450).
December 12, 2018, January 8, 2019, March 5, 2019, April 23, 2019
Ethical Issues in Today's Workplace (MTS PT 992)
PDS has added three more sessions of Ethical Issues in Today's Workplace (MTS PT 992).
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 27 Spring 2018:
The 27th cohort class of professionals completed the 18-month curriculum and now hold the nationally recognized professional designation .
Cohort consisted of: John Anderson, City of Perry; Anika Gaar, Iowa Dept. of Administrative Services; Todd Kroll, Iowa Public Employee's Retirement System; Jacqui DiGiacinto, Iowa Dept. of Transportation; Josh Wuebker, City of Perry; Joshua Barr, City of Des Moines; Rachel Ladd, Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources; Brad Neuweg, Iowa Dept. of Human Services; Ryan Page, Iowa Dept. of Human Services; Jennifer Tormey, Des Moines Public Library; Mark Dooley, Des Moines Fire Department; Nickolas Humpal, Iowa Dept. of Transportation; DeMario Luttrell, Iowa Dept. of Revenue; Jim Scott, Iowa Dept. of Transportation; Craig Shepherd, City of Des Moines; Brian Willham, City of Des Moines; Andrew Funk, Iowa Board of Pharmacy; Seana Godbold, Iowa Dept. of Transportation; Jean Mayne, Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources; Samuel Mitchel, Kirkendall Public Library; Brent Paulsen, Iowa Dept. of Transportation.