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PDS Course Offerings

PDS FY21 Courses

PDS On-Demand Courses 

New Horizons Courses 

 

PDS Course Offerings           September 2020 - October 2020

SEPTEMBER 2020

 

 

 

Creative Thinking  **cancelled due to low enrollment**

MTS CT 001

09/22/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Thriving on Change  **cancelled due to low enrollment**

MTS GI 163

09/23/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Advanced Principles of Communication: Part 2 - Coaching **cancelled due to low enrollment**

MTS AU 020

09/23/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Developing Employees  **cancelled due to low enrollment**

MTS DE 101

09/29/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

OCTOBER 2020

 

 

 

Project Management Fundamentals  **cancelled due to low enrollment**

MTS PT 123

10/01/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Dimensions of Leadership

MTS DL 200

10/06/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Investigating Employee Misconduct

MTS NC 118

10/06/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Strategic Planning & System Thinking

MTS ST 101

10/07/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Dimensions of Behavior (1/2 day)

MTS GI 312

10/08/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-12:30P

Fundamentals of Supervision

MTS FS 200

10/08/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Workplace Harassment (1/2 day)

MTS GI 425

10/09/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-12:30P

Advanced Procurement Certification

MTS AP 001

10/13/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Diversity for Employees (1/2 day)

MTS GI 450

10/13/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-12:30P

Crucial Conversations 2 days

MTS CC 101

10/14/2020 – 10/15/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

The Servant Leader

MTS SL 201

10/16/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Performance Evaluation

MTS NC 401

10/20/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Emotional Intelligence

MTS EI 201

10/21/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Ethics of Leadership & Influence

MTS NC 401

10/21/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Managing Conflict & Resistance in the Workplace

MTS EI 200

10/22/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Project Management Seminar 2 days

MTS PT 103

10/27/2020 

10/28/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Strategies for Work/Life Balance: Day 1

MTS WL 001

10/27/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

Cultural Competency

MTS CC 002

10/27/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

Generational Diversity

MTS GD 002

10/28/2020

CLASSROOM

8:30A-4:30P

From Interview to Hire

MTS NC 301

10/29/2020

VIRTUAL

8:30A-4:30P

                           

 

 

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

More class dates to come-- stay tuned!

     

 

  

           PDS On-Demand Course Offerings

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

Staff interested in completing the courses can log into the State of Iowa LMS to access the E-Learnings.  

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.