The A and Horsetooth from west Fort Collins

The office of Training and Organizational Development designs and coordinates training and development opportunities for personal and professional growth for all Colorado State University employees — academic faculty, administrative professional staff, and state classified personnel. Our vision is to provide experiences and organizational development services that support faculty and staff and align with Colorado State University’s strategic initiatives and mission.

Most training and consulting services are free of charge, though there may be a fee for cost of materials or copy written resources.


To inspire learning – creating an engaged community.

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Upcoming Emergency Readinesss Webinars

We will host two webinars: 

Effective Response – The Value of Time During an Intruder Response Incident and  Parents Behind the Police Line on March 22nd from 11:30 till 1:30 PM at 321 General Services.  To ensure enough spaces, please email Bob Chaffee at by March 19th.

These programs will be presented by former law enforcement officer Mark Warren of Strategos International, in the interest of preparing us all for those terrible incidents that seem to keep occurring and how parents should respond if their child’s school is involved in an active shooter incident.  This is important information for us all to have

Masterful Facilitation Training, Coming Soon!

This extremely interactive six, four-hour sessions program will provide a foundation for building solid and effective training programs in working with supervisors, faculty, staff, and students. Modules include design considerations, leading and facilitation skills, and evaluation tools that will foster opportunities to continue to expand your skills. This class is a 24-hour time commitment broken up into three weeks. There is no cost to attend.

The class program will take place the following days:

July 10th and 12th: 8 am- 12 pm
July 17th and 19th: 8 am – 12 pm
July 24th and 26th 8 am- 12 pm

Contact Nakia Lilly at to reserve your spot today!

Emerging Women Leaders Webinar Series (EWLWS)

Leading Boldly
February 6 ~ 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Lory Student Center 382

Speak Up and Lead
April 3 ~ 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Lory Student Center 382

5 Ways to Transform from Manager to Leader
May 1 ~ 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Lory Student Center 382

Supervisor Development Program

This new program is designed to cultivate effective and inspired supervisors at Colorado State University. Program begins in spring 2017. More

Professional Development

Our classes and workshops focus on self discovery, interpersonal skills, team effectiveness, and systems thinking. More

University Employee Orientation

This campus-wide new employee orientation will acclimate you to our great culture and campus. More

Consulting Services

We offer training and assistance to meet the specific needs of departments and work units experiencing change and conflict. We often provide maintenance for departments who want to continue moving in a productive direction. More

Emergency Readiness Training

Designed for campus preparedness, Building Proctor and readiness trainings are open to all CSU employees who may be faced with handling emergencies at work or at home.  More

Upcoming Events

Thank you to VPD, HR, and OEO!

We would like to thank the office of the Vice President for Diversity, Human Resources and the Office of Equal Opportunity at Colorado State University for their partnership with us. Because of these offices, we are able to offer classes such as Rules of the Road and Inclusive Excellence part one and two. We would like to express our most sincere gratitude, the Supervisory Development Program would not be possible without the help of these offices!