Professional Development & Training

The CSUDH Professional Development and Learning 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 learning opportunities are added on a continuous basis; keep checking the calendar below for additional updates.  


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

CSU Systemwide Resources

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

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

Please join as a “Guest” and then type in your CAMPUS/Your Full Name (i.e CSUDH/Teddy Toro).

Click Here to Register & Join Us!
Adobe Connect is required, please be sure to test your computer and/or download Adobe Connect prior to the scheduled webcast.

CSU's Got Talent 2023

February 22 - "Overcoming Impostor: Silence Your Inner Critic & Lead with Confidence" presented by Kris Kelso, Executive Coach, Author, and Keynote Speaker

March 28 - "Best Team Ever: The Surprising Science of High-Performing Teams” by David Burkus, Award-winning Thought Leader, Speaker, 4x Best-selling Author

April 25 - "How to Achieve: Peak Productivity Through Strategic Self-care" presented by Dr. Alka Patel, Lifestyle Medicine Physician, Longevity Coach, Author, Speaker

May 23 - "The Secret to Getting Along: 3 Steps to Creating Better Teams" presented by Gabrielle Hartley, Attorney, Author, and Speaker

June 27“Manage Conflict So It Doesn’t Manage You: Effective Methods to Reach Positive Outcomes” presented by Lisa Johnson, SHRM-SCP, Founder & Owner, HR Know-How, LLC

July 25“Know No Limits: Achieving Successful Change Inevitably Means Overcoming Obstacles” presented by Oz Sanchez, SDSU Graduate, 3x Paralympian, 7-Time World Champion

September 26“Psychological Safety: The Key to a Collaborative and Healthy Hybrid Workplace” presented by Garth Sheriff, CPA, CIA, Founder, Sheriff Consulting

October 24“Career Management: Being the CEO of Your Life” presented by Paula Boggs, Veteran, Former Assistant U.S. Attorney and General Counsel at Starbucks

November 29“Unstoppable Resilience: Avoiding Burnout and Discovering How to Flourish Instead” presented by Dr. Eva Selhub, Physician, Author, Founder, Resiliency Experts, LLC

Past CSU's Got Talent webcasts:

Find other previous CSU's Got Talent recordings through CSU Learn.

CSU Learn

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

Visit CSULearn to Register for Workshops

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

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 Trainings 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. View requirements based on department. Compliance trainings can be accessed through CSU Learn. Click here to view and learn about the courses. 

Academic Impressions Membership

California State University, Dominguez Hills has recently partnered with Academic Impressions, to provide all staff, faculty, and administrators with membership access to a host of training resources such as, on-demand webcasts, self-paced courses, live or virtual conferences. Topic areas range from skills-based trainings for professionals in all areas of higher ed, to leadership trainings on topics such as supervision, personal effectiveness, and diversity, equity & inclusion, and more. Click here to view and learn about this membership.