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Professional Development and Organizational Effectiveness

Professional Development

Professional Development offers a variety of professional development courses designed specifically to enhance your skills and competencies.

Professional development courses are open to benefits-eligible employees and are offered at various times throughout the year.

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Upcoming Classes

Professional Development Series Option B Book Discussion
Date: 10/12/2017
Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: University Services Building, Room 214

The 2017-2018 Professional Development programming is currently in progress.


Academic Leadership Institute (ALI)

Information Technology Leadership Academy

Management in Action Program (MAP) 

Managing the UA Way 

Microsoft IT Academy 

Personal Development and Self-Care Presentations

Professional Development Series (PDS) 

Supervisor Essentials Series (SES) 

Facilitation Services

Professional Development and Organizational Effectiveness offers departments the opportunity to host training for employees within their units, facilitated by Human Resources consultants. Please call (520) 626-0159 to schedule an appointment with an Organizational Effectiveness Consultant.

Consulting Services

University of Arizona employees are amazing people who want to make a positive difference for our students, community, and the world. As a University employee, you are in the right place to share your talents and further develop your career. Your success is our success. Employee and Career Advising is here to partner with and support you. We offer guidance on University policies, coaching to help you make informed and strategic work-related decisions, and career development resources. Please call (520) 621-3660 to schedule an appointment with an Employee/Career Advisor.

Other Resources 

Preventing Sexual Misconduct: This is a supplemental online training the Office of Institutional Equity offers in addition to the Preventing Harassment and Discrimination trainings required of all employees.

Qualified Tuition Reduction (QTR): The QTR program enables eligible employees and family members to enroll in courses of study at any of the three Arizona universities at reduced registration fees. Click on the link to get information about eligibility, application forms, and tuition schedules.

Research Gateway Compliance:  Information about the various research compliance and safety units and the procedures and training required to conduct safe, legal, and ethical research.

Risk Management Services training: Click here for various safety courses. All are now hosted on UAccess Learning.

UACBT: UA Computer-Based Training offers 24/7 availability of FREE online training to 1000+ courses and 98,000+ video tutorials, covering a broad range of topics and applications. 

UITS Workshops: University Information Technology Services offers free workshops to faculty, staff, and students on navigating UAccess, UAccess Learning, UAccess Financials, UAccess Analytics, and more.