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Professional Development/Career Advancement

As a part of the CU community that values lifelong learning, you are encouraged to seek opportunities to discover and grow professionally.  There are a number of avenues available to you, with options as simple as tutorials at your desktop to attending an EduTalks Seminar at the new and nearby University of Colorado Denver South campus.  This is an opportunity to enhance the probability of career advancement by enriching your knowledge and subsequently boosting your value to the organization.

Listed below are links to a variety of professional development courses, seminars, workshops and desktop tutorials.  You are welcome to identify relevant training opportunities and discuss your attendance with your supervisor.  For those courses with registration fees, there is a professional development fund to cover the cost, available to all Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS) staff attending job-relevant training.  With your supervisor’s approval, click here to complete a Training Request Form , and forward to the SSPPS personnel director for reviewThe SSPPS personnel director will review the request for job-relevancy and will respond accordingly with instructions on how to register.

1.   This University of Colorado website offers a variety of primarily desk top training opportunities.

2.   State of Colorado, Center for Organizational Effectiveness (COE) designs and delivers exceptional training and professional development opportunities for all state and university employees. 

3.   CareerTrack and Fred Pryor Seminars provides numerous professionally developed seminars on a variety of topics, including management and leadership, project and time management, marketing and social media, communication and personal development, business writing and grammar, and more.

4.   The EduTalks Series serves up interactive, stimulating and mind-expanding professional education from leading University of Colorado subject matter experts.


Please contact Lisa Montano (x4-2632) or Jay Rodenburg (x4-2648) in the Dean’s Office if there are any questions regarding the SSPPS professional development program. 

Also, here is an article on how to get the most out of a professional development opportunity. ​