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Professional Development Opportunities

At the UA, we’re thinkers and doers, always moving forward, upward. We value reflection, growth, and development. Empower yourself: step up. 

Professional development opportunities allow you to take control of your goals and contribute in a meaningful way. Share your experiences and learn something new.

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New this year: SMART Conversations

You asked, we answered: In response to your feedback, we are excited to launch our SMART Conversations theme for the year. SMART Conversations – conversations that are Strategic, Meaningful, Actionable, Real, and Thoughtful.  They lead to greater clarity, stronger relationships, and better results.

During the next several months, you can participate in a book discussion, attend a speaker series, and engage in one of our new interactive workshops. Are you ready to take your career into your own hands? Join the conversation.


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

Facilitation Services

The Division of Human Resources offers departments the opportunity to host training for employees within their units. Please call (520) 626-0850 to schedule an appointment with an Organizational Effectiveness Consultant.

Employee Advising

We know that University employees want more than just a "job." They want meaningful careers that leverage their talents and are aligned with their values. We also know that employees’ needs and goals change over time. At the University, we offer diverse career paths, with opportunities to advance up the career ladder, transition to new fields, and pursue flexible work options. 

Please call (520) 621-8298 to schedule an appointment with an Employee Advisor at UA or call (520) 626-9953 at UAHS.