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Virtual Course Offerings

 

PDS Online Live Courses

PDS On-Demand Courses 

New Horizons Courses   

 

PDS Online Live Course Offerings

We are pleased to announce that the vendors for the following courses will be moving their courses online and these courses will still run as scheduled.                            

JULY 2020

 

 

 

 

Diversity Training for Employees (1/2 day) 

**This session is full**

MTS GI 450

07/07/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-12:30P

Diversity Training for Employees (1/2)

**This session is full**

MTS GI 450

07/08/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-12:30P

From Interview to Hire

MTS NC 301

07/16/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Performance Evaluation

MTS NC 401

07/22/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

AUGUST 2020

 

 

 

 

Investigating Employee Misconduct

MTS NC 118

08/04/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Managing Conflict & Resistance in the Workplace

MTS GI 165

08/05/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Diversity Training for Employees (1/2 day)

**This session is full**

MTS GI 450

08/11/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-12:30P

Crucial Conversations (2 day)

MTS CC 101

08/11-12/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Diversity Training for Employees (1/2 day)

**This session is full**

MTS GI 450

08/13/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-12:30P

Dimensions of Behavior (1/2 day)

MTS GI 312

08/18/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-12:30P

Diversity Training for Managers

MTS GI 400

08/18/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Project Management Seminar (2 day)

MTS PT 103

08/18-19/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Introduction to State Procurement (1/2 day)

MTS SP 001

08/19/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-12:30P

Performance Evaluation

MTS NC 401

08/20/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Workplace Harassment (1/2 day)

MTS GI 425

08/20/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-12:30P

Emotional Intelligence

MTS EI 201

08/25/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Listening Skills

MTS LS 001

08/25/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Developing Employees

MTS DE 101

08/27/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

SEPTEMBER 2020

 

 

 

 

Diversity Training for Employees (1/2 day)

MTS GI 450

09/01/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-12:30P

Crucial Accountability

MTS CA 201

09/02/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

From Interview to Hire

MTS NC 301

09/09/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Project Management Fundamentals

MTS PT 123

09/3/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Managing Effective Meetings (1/2 day)

MTS MT 001

09/10/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-12:30P

Customer Experience

MTS CE 001

09/10/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Discipline, Grievance, & the Merit System

MTS NC 903

09/15/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Ethical Issues in Today’s Workplace (1/2 day)

MTS PT 992

09/16/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-12:30P

Financials/Budgeting

MTS FB 101

09/17/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Strategies for Work/Life Balance: Day 1 of 2

MTS WL 001

09/17/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Creative Thinking

MTS CT 001

09/22/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Thriving on Change

MTS GI 163

09/23/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

 

If you have questions, please reach out to your Training Liaison or contact PDS. 

PDS is currently working to make more courses available online soon.  Stay tuned.

 

 We are offering monthly Zoom tips and tricks sessions twice monthly (attendance is optional)

3rd Monday of the month 9:00 - 9:30 

 1st Thursday of the month 1:00 - 1:30

email pds@iowa.gov to enroll

Here's a tip sheet to help you navigate virtual training on Zoom.     

Tip Sheet for Virtual Training         

  

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           PDS On-Demand Course Offerings

The following courses are offered at no cost for participating State Agencies.

Contact your training liaison to have the course link emailed to you.

Upon completion of the course, please email your completed certificate to PDS@iowa.gov.

The links below will provide you the descriptions for each course.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ AntiDiscrimination

Creating A Violence-Free Workplace

Preventing Sexual Harassment for Employees

Preventing Sexual Harassment for Managers and Supervisors

The Role of the Lead Worker

State Government Foundations

Substance Abuse Policy

 

 

Online LIVE training from New Horizons Des Moines gives you access to your training via an Internet connection, and you still receive your course from an instructor in real time.

Online LIVE training allows you to:

  • Participate in discussions via live video and audio feeds
  • Perform virtual labs for hands-on experience
  • View documents and presentations in real time
  • Play back any class for review
  • Attend virtual rooms to facilitate team activities
  • Participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow students

With New Horizons Des Moines’s remote sharing technology, instructors can even view and manage the student’s computer for one-to-one mentoring.

For a complete list of courses offered through New Horizons please visit NH Course Schedule

***Please contact PDS for the discounted state pricing for each course and for course enrollment.

 

 

Check out these free informational training courses on COVID-19

COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Coronavirus Preparedness for Employers and Employees
Coronavirus: COVID-19
 
Coronavirus Precautions and Prevention: Coronavirus Preparedness 
Coronavirus Precautions and Prevention: Stay Calm, Stay Informed 
Coronavirus Precautions and Prevention: Common Sense Hygiene

 

Visit the IDPH COVID-19 webpage for the most up-to-date information.  

Visit the Human Resources COVID-19 page for FAQs and additonal resources.