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Training & Organizational Development

The Training and Organizational Development office provides ongoing professional and organizational learning opportunities to assist Eastern Michigan University departments in enhancing and sustaining individual, team and organizational performance

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Professional Development at EMU

Training Course Catalog and Registration

To check out the offerings for the 2016-17 Fall and Winter semesters, please view our catalog here.

To register for a professional development session, go to emulod.eventbrite.com.

Supervisory Training

Check out our new curriculum Foundations of Supervision. The Foundations of Supervision curriculum includes both formal classroom and informal outside learning activities to maximize the participants’ learning experience and provide them with concepts, tools, and resources to immediately apply back to their work. For more information, click here.


Do you want to build and develop the skills and competencies needed to enhance your current job performance or prepare for future career opportunities? As an employee of EMU, you now have the tools at your fingertips to receive ongoing personal and professional development at no cost, 24x7.

eTraining offers a diverse library of content including:

  • 1,400+ Courses and Simulations
  • Videos
  • Books
  • Certification Test Prep Materials

Utilize these resources as reference tools to help you with day-to-day job responsibilities or as part of your ongoing development plan. Check out these featured eTraining courses, in addition to instructor led courses, to help enhance your learning and development experience.

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Coaching
  • Leadership Skills for Women
  • Leading Innovation
  • Workforce Generations
  • Self-Organization and Overcoming Procrastination

Employee Tuition Waiver Program

Staff and Faculty are eligible to use the University Tuition Waiver benefit for any undergraduate/graduate/ doctoral level courses. The benefit waives up to six (6) credit hours for Fall and Winter semesters, and twelve (12) credit hours for Summer semester for a full time (100% appointment) employee; and, up to three (3) credit hours for fall and winter, and six (6) credit hours for Summer for a part time (50% or greater appointment) employee. Tuition Waiver applies to tuition only, based upon successful completion of classes.

For more information, please refer to the Benefits website.

Compliance Training

To access University required training, please log into eTraining and open the "Required Training" folder in the catalog.

Access Preventing Workplace Harassment training here.

Additional Resources

Business and Finance Training

If you have a question regarding the listed training programs, please contact the Learning & OD Team at emu_lod@emich.edu

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