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Staff Training and Development

The Office of Human Resources at APSU is pleased to announce weekly training modules designed to enhance your career goals, as well as personal and professional development.  The Office of Human Resources endeavors to provide as many different topics as possible for your benefit.  You may take as many modules as you wish. Please consider taking advantage of these prestigious resources by registering for the trainings listed below.

If you have a subject matter you would like to share with others, please advise Human Resources, and we will attempt to accommodate your training request.


Collaboration Skills in the Workplace

Successful collaboration is all about relationships and teamwork. You need to find a way to leverage your personal relationships with other employees to really get things done. But this isn’t always easy to do. Do you know how to work with others to get maximum results? Sign up for Collaboration Skills in the Workplace and learn vital teamwork skills.

September 3, 2015;

2 - 3 PM


Best Practices for Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response

Katie Koestner is a National expert on campus safety and sexual misconduct.  She teaches top strategies to impart pertinent skills.  Ms. Koestner will cover bystander empowerment, legal standards, response and prevention strategies, managing risk and more. A must attend event!

September 15, 2015;

2-3 PM; or

3:15 - 4:15 PM


Chris Cleaver, Certified Medical Assistant and Licensed Massage Therapist

Mr. Cleaver ill explain how sitting for most of the day affects the body, and tips, exercises and stretches to reduce its negative effects.

September 24, 2015;

9 - 10 AM 


Managing Employees who have Rotten Attitudes or Lousy People Skills

As a manager, you know that getting a team to get along doesn’t happen by magic. It takes strong leadership and coaching from you, because when you have even one employee with weak people skills … or worse, a lousy attitude … team performance suffers.

September 29, 2015;

9 -10 AM


Mike Biggs of Voya on Retirement Planning

Mike Biggs, Voya Representative will be making a presentation about Retirement Planning. 

October 21, 2015;

10 to 11 AM or               2 - 3 PM


Desk Learning

Do you ever wonder how to complete a certain Office task but don’t know who to ask? Do you ever forget how to accomplish something simple?  We’ve started an email group for support staff to obtain instant desk help from co-workers.  If you’d like to join the group, please use the link to sign up.  If you have any questions, please contact Marian Perron, Ext. 6295, 



 Academic Impressions

AI Pro provides access to training on critical issues facing higher education.  Any APSU faculty or staff member can participate in webinars and utilize the training library for free.  Discounts are also offered on conference registrations and CD-ROM recordings. Use your APSU email address and the code AIPRO_AA9A86 to log in to the dashboard.  Check out AI Pro now and take advantage of everything this valuable membership has to offer!