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MSU Human Resources >> Professional-development >> Professional Development Services

Staff and Faculty Development/Training

Important Update: Due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, in-person OPD courses have been suspended. Instead, select courses will be available in a live, online format. During this unprecedented public health situation, it is vital that we take every precaution to safeguard and promote the safety of our employees. We encourage you to continue your professional development via OPD virtual courses and by using elevateU , a free online learning platform for MSU faculty and staff. Find courses, videos, books and more on a variety of topics.

Staff Development Programs

Organization and Professional Development (OPD), a functional area of Human Resources, offers a wide range of learning opportunities to help support staff meet their professional development goals.

Faculty/Academic Staff Development Programs

The Academic Advancement Network (AAN) works with all faculty, academic staff, and academic administrators at Michigan State University as they join the university, establish professional trajectories, and move through various stages of review, promotion, and growth.

Additional Development/Training Programs

Alumni LENS Program

Broad Executive Development Programs

Health4U Program

Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives

MSU IT Training

MSU Teaching Assistant Program

MSU WorkLife Office

Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies

MSU Regulatory Compliance Training