University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

Campus Resources for Employee Development

Career Development Services

Employee Career Services
Employee Career Services offers courses and individualized consulting on a wide variety of career development topics.

Other Career Planning Services on Campus
A variety of units on campus provide workshops, counseling and other services to help you explore career options and determine next steps.

Paying for Employee Development

Tuition Benefits
The University offers a tuition benefit to eligible staff for credit courses at the University

Campus Training & Development Opportunities

Personal & Professional Development Program
Promotes the University's culture of excellence by helping people at all levels of the organization develop their skills and capabilities.

Training Services
Courses including Enterprise Financial System (EFS), FormsNirvana, HRMS and EGMS systems.

Leadership Development
Programs such as the President's Emerging Leaders, Women's Leadership Institute, and Successful Manager Leadership Seminar.

Other Campus Resources
The Office of Human Resources maintains a directory of training and development opportunities available on campus in areas such as computer skills, health & safety, and multicultural and diversity awareness.

Resources for Supervisors

Training Inventory
The Training Inventory is a compilation of various professional development and required training offered by units/departments at the University of Minnesota. This compilation is not an exhaustive list of the training available but is intended to serve as a starting point for managers to use in identifying what training or professional development an employee should take.

Supervisory Development Program
The Supervisory Training Program offers courses on many topics, including “Motiviating and Developing Staff” and “Talent Management.”

Employee Career Services
Employee Career Services provides customized consulting and training to departments on a variety of topics including promoting professional development.

Supervisor Self-Assessment (pdf)
The Supervisor Self-Assessment form can help you identify your strengths and weaknesses in developing your employees.