Welcome to CI's Training and Professional Development page.  We look forward to spending time with you.

CI's Professional Development Office supports CI's academic mission by transforming the delivery of services through continuous improvements, providing a foundation that is knowledge driven, flexible in approach, and entrepreneurial in spirit.

Campus learning encompasses a variety of subjects that address employee’s professional and personal growth and provides management training of both professional and supervisory skills.  CI is committed to offering educational support and training that provide opportunities for professional and personal growth, employee retention, development and succession. 

Professional Development Strategy Map(PDF, 111KB) 

Professional Development Programs 

Fall 2015


Thank you for attending our Fall Workshop Series.  Throughout December we will be building our new Spring Series courses, so please check back regularly for updates to our webpage announcing those opportunities.  


CSU Systemwide Professional Development

  • CSYou  (This site can also be accessed from your MyCI page)

Inside CSYou, you will find a wealth of training opportunities. 

Click on any flyer image below to view each catalog:

Desk Top Catalog

SkillChoice Desktop Catalog

(PDF, 1.37MB)

Business Catalog

Skillchoice Business Catalog

(PDF, 473KB)

IT Catalog

Skillchoice IT Catalog

(PDF, 669KB)

All of the Skillchoice Training is found inside Skillport.  You can click on your myCI link and scroll down the My Links menu to find your CSYou link.  This link will connect you to the calstate page, and just pick the training course from the "How Do I" drop down.  Click on the Skillport Personalized Online Training Page link. A short cut method is to open with the following Link in your browser: https://ds.calstate.edu/?svc=skillsoft 

The user-guide for the training can be found HERE (PDF, 212KB).  If you would like one of our staff members to review how to use Skillport with you or your department, please contact us.  We do hope you will take advantage of the many learning opportunities within the Skillport online learning system.

As well as Skillchoice Trainings, Lynda.com is available through the myCI link and offers on-line courses on business and business software, as well as a whole host of design, video, photography, and web trainings that are available to all campus employees.

Faculty have the opportunity to explore Teaching and Learning Innovations with our in-house team.  You can contact them at tlinnovations@csuci.edu. 

For questions or suggestions regarding professional development, please contact:


Wendy Olson
Professional Development Specialist
Lindero Hall 1821
Email: wendy.olson@csuci.edu
Phone: 805-437-8553