Training and Development

Professional Development & Training

The CSUDH Professional Development and Training Program is committed to enhancing the performance and effectiveness of employees by offering an array of educational workshops connecting people, ideas, and solutions that promote and foster individual and organizational growth.

Professional Development and Training is proud to introduce four learning series for staff. Each series has an area of focus:  Orientation, Leadership, University Business, and Professional Growth. Read more about each learning series and visit the calendar to sign up for an upcoming workshop. 

Workshops are added on a continuous basis; keep checking the calendar below for additional learning opportunities.  

Professional Development & Training
Phone: (310) 243-3771


PD&T will provide new employees with the right tools to start their careers at CSUDH. Orientation for new managers coming soon!


The Leadership Development Series consists of leadership workshops that reinforce leadership principles and core competencies; offered throughout the year. 

University Business

University Business offers a variety of workshops aimed at understanding the policies and procedures of the University to ensure the needs of staff, faculty, and students are being met. 

Professional Growth

The Professional Growth Series focuses on numerous topics that will be available to all employees and provide development opportunities related to, but not limited to, customer service, diversity and inclusion, performance improvement, communication, continuous improvement, self-awareness, culture building, and time management. 

Department-Specific Workshops

As a leader for your department, are you looking for opportunities to develop your entire team? Contact the Professional Development and Training Department to learn more about how training can be tailored to meet the needs of your team.

View the CSUDH Professional Development & Training Calendar

  • Majority of workshops are held in Loker Student Union
  • Please obtain permission from manager/supervisor, if applicable, before registering for workshops

Visit CSULearn to Register for Workshops

  • You can register for any workshop by clicking on a workshop listed in the calendar below; then click on "Click Here to Register". This will take you to CSULearn.
  • You may also explore workshops directly on CSULearn, which you can access through myCSUDH.

CSU System-Wide Resources

Systemwide Human Resources invites you to join our live webinars:

Safety for the Campus Community in the Digital Age:

September 30, 2021 | 10:00am – 11:00am
  • Demystifying the digital safety landscape on campus
  • Issues students and other campus community members may face online today
  • Why you don’t need to be a tech expert to help people stay safe in the digital age
  • Having helpful and supportive conversations
  • Tips on navigating and understanding tech-enabled trauma

Click here to join the Live Broadcast.

No registration necessary.

Learning and Development presents a series of LIVE online webcasts through CSU's Got Talent, highlighting the most sought-after presentations on CSU campuses. Click here to view upcoming webcasts.

CSU's Got Talent:   June - Nov. 2021 Catalog

FREE LIVE online webcasts brought to you by the CSU's Chancellor's Office Systemwide Professional Development.

No Registration Required. Please join as a “Guest” and then type in your CAMPUS/Your Full Name (i.e CSUDH/Teddy Toro).

Adobe Connect is required, please be sure to test your computer and/or download Adobe Connect prior to the scheduled webcast.

Learning and Development presents a series of LIVE online webcasts through CSU's Got Talent, highlighting the most sought-after presentations on CSU campuses. Click here to view upcoming webcasts. 

Cultural Intelligence
Sept. 29, 2021 | 10:00am – 11:00am
Presenter - Dr. Sandra Upton, VP Global Diversity Practice at Cultural Intelligence Center

Better Business Writing
Oct. 27, 2021 | 10:00am – 11:00am
Presenter - Nancy Flynn, M.A., Writing Skills Trainer, Business Writer & Author

Digital Nutrition
Nov. 16, 2021 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Presenter - Jocelyn Brewer, Registered Psychologist and Cyberpsychology Researcher

Past CSU's Got Talent webcasts:

CSULearn offers over 3,500 online courses available for all CSU employees. Click here to view and learn about the courses. To get started, click here.

Talent Management Toolkits

Whether you're supervising a new team, hiring new staff, or managing a fast-changing workplace… the right tools can make all the difference! These Talent Management Toolkits contain useful templates, courses, books, industry articles, and CSU-specific resources available to you. Click here to view these resources.

Compliance Training for CSU Employees

The CSU requires employees to take certain courses to comply with state and university requirements. Those requirements are driven by federal or state law or CSU policy. Click here to view requirements based on department.