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

CSUCI's Professional Development and Personal Enrichment (PDPE) Office supports CSUCI'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. We are here to serve all staff with their professional development and personal enrichment needs.

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.  CSUCI 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) 

E-Learning Opportunities.

Professional Development & Personal Enrichment (PDPE) Programs 

Look for future learning and development opportunities coming your way in August.  Stay Tuned!  In the meantime don't forgot to review Skillport and Lynda.com for your on-demand needs for summer training.  Also, see what trainings our campus partners are offering below.

Don't forget to Join our campus partners for upcoming events:

Dropbox Training is continuing.  The next Dropbox trainings are scheduled for Tuesday, August 1 and Tuesday, August 22 in Sierra Hall 1212 from 3:00-4:30p.m.  Please RSVP to reserve your spot today.  Contact asha.ramachandra@csuci.edu  if you have questions.   As an added follow-up, drop-ins for Dropbox support will be available in the FIT Studio on 7/24, 7/26, and 8/1 from 1:00 to 2:00p.m. and 8/3, 8/8 and 8/10 from 10:00 to 11:00a.m.

UPDATE- TWO SPOTS AVAILABLE FOR AUGUST - Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training is now available! Instruction will be facilitated  by the County of Ventura Deputy Executive Office team in partnership with the CSU Channel Islands Organizational Efficiency program.   RSVP to Deanne Ellison to claim your spot.  Training for August 10, 11, 24,  and 25 have two spots currently available (must attend all four sessions).  Sign ups are also available right now for Fall, so submit your name today.  Don't forget to obtain Management approval to attend.


Outdoor Summer Yoga Fridays:   Start your Friday mornings from 7:15 -8:25a.m. improving your cardiovascular fitness, balancing the nervous system and improving brain function with Himalayan yogic techniques.  Bring a yoga mat and water bottle.  Taught by Dr. Christina Pabers in sponsorship with CSUCI Wellness and Athletics.  Summer locations will vary so check here for new locations.  No RSVP necessary.  

Staff Zumba:   Dance along with great tunes and wonderful colleagues.  Zumba meets every Tuesday and Thursday in the Recreation Center Gym from 5:15 to 6:15p.m.  Taught by licensed instructor Lousie Siefert, in sponsorship with CSUCI Wellness and Athletics.  No RSVP necessary.  

For questions, suggestions or collaborations regarding staff professional development, please contact:

Wendy Olson, HR Manager, Talent Manager
Lindero Hall 2810 
Email: wendy.olson@csuci.edu 
Phone: 805-437-8553