Learning and professional development strengthens employee performance by increasing knowledge, honing and developing new skills, and remaining current on trends in higher education.
Georgia State offers numerous Professional Development opportunities for staff and faculty including conferences, leadership programs, seminars, workshops, training, mentoring, and self-study. Options include:
- Learning & development courses provide essential learning on university-relevant topics including presentation skills, coaching, communication, customer service and more.
- Certificate programs present comprehensive, achievement-oriented training for administrative professionals, aspiring leaders, business managers, first-line supervisors and managers.
- LinkedIn Learning offers access to thousands of industry-leading online courses in technology, business and creative skills at no cost to Georgia State employees.
- USG’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) provides employees with free access to academic courses and degrees offered throughout the University System of Georgia.
- The Office of the Provost’s Advancement of Women programs, including the Leadership Academy for Women Faculty (LAWF) and the Executive Leadership Academy for Women (ELAW) provides mentoring, networking and leadership development to support equity, leadership and career advancement.
- Workshops and courses that advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and access may be found on Georgia State’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion website, including courses on sexual misconduct by the Office of Equity and Civil Rights Compliance.
While learning is a daily exercise, we challenge Georgia State colleges, departments, and teams this week to demonstrate their commitment to learning and talent development opportunities.
Participate in our virtual Scavenger Hunt for fun, learning, and a chance to win raffle prizes!
Complete the learning experience by Dec. 8 for your chance to win a raffle prize.