Difficult Conversations Online Course Series

Professional Development Services is pleased to offer a new series of online classes within elevateU titled Difficult Conversations: MSU Series. Participants will learn how to prepare for and handle serious and difficult conversations. They will be especially helpful to take and return to before important Performance Excellence meetings. Learn more via the video above.


The following forms are to be utilized with the Performance Excellence process. Your unit or college may have additional forms as well.

Employee Tools

Tips and guidelines for making the most of the Performance Excellence process.


Learn about the Performance Excellence process, related responsibilities and supplemental skills that will be helpful in successfully utilizing the program.

Supervisor Tools

Tips, templates and strategies for effectively carrying out your role in the Performance Excellence process.