Training and Development

Minnesota State provides training and development to help you be successful.  Our employee development philosophy demonstrates our commitment to growing employees.

We value our employees and understand that continuous learning benefits the entire system by developing and maintaining employee skills that link directly to achieving organizational goals and objectives. Supporting successful leaders at all levels also builds institutional capacity to better serve our students and our communities. This commitment is realized as a shared responsibility between each employee and each college, university, or the system office. 
-- Employee Development Philosophy Statement

Staff Development Resources

There are many opportunities available to Minnesota State employees to enhance job skills and develop your career. Use the links below to search for statewide training and development offerings.  

Training Requirements and Resources

Listings and links to training required for Minnesota State employees.

Employee Training Registration (ELM)
The State of Minnesota's ELM system is a searchable registration system that lists workshops, courses and conferences available to employees statewide. 

Leadership Development
Programs for supervisors, managers and leaders at all levels

Faculty Development
Information and links to systemwide resources for Minnesota State faculty

Other Resources

State of Minnesota Training
Minnesota Management and Budget enterprise learning and development offers training opportunities to employees of all state agencies, including Minnesota State.

CAREERwise Education (formerly
Career development resources, including information on career trends, potential career paths, training and certification, and other tools to help advance your career.

An integrated suite of national career and education information websites that provide career and education planning resources for students, workforce professionals, job seekers, and businesses.

Talent Management

Training and development is one of the services offered by the Talent Management unit in the Human Resources Division.