Professional Development Opportunities

Professional development is a continuous part of your career. By honing techniques and expanding your skill set, you will increase your value to Missouri S&T and expand your options as you further your career.

This self-paced certificate track will provide you the opportunity to develop into a well-rounded, effective and efficient contributor to Missouri S&T while placing a great deal of focus on not only your professional development as an individual and team member, but on your personal development as well.  For more information, click here: Balanced Professional Mastery Certificate


Important:  Please complete online form to indicate your intention to pursue this certificate.

This invitation-only professional development series examines current trends, challenges and best practices, helping to advance teaching, scholarship and service of academic administrators at Missouri S&T.  Topics include faculty recruitment, policies and procedures, leadership skills and strategic planning as well as how to handle legal issues.  Each seminar is topic-focused and facilitated by system and campus experts.  To request and invitation please contact Human Resources.

In this 6 month series, you will gain an understanding of your role as a supervisor as well as employment law as it relates to common supervisory issues.  You will also learn how to apply basic managerial and interpersonal skills including dealing with the everyday challenges of being a supervisor, communicating effectively with others, resolving workplace conflict, managing performance, and performance coaching.

You will not only gain fresh insights and ideas within an energizing, interactive and supportive environment, but you will also have access to a variety of job aids and resources to help you implement your new competencies the workplace.

This program is designed for new and experienced leaders alike.  To apply to this program complete the form found here. The next cohort will start on October 11th, 2016.  For questions or more information, please Human Resources.

Are you stuck trying to figure out how to manipulate data in Microsoft Excel? Do you need assistance creating a dynamic PowerPoint? Looking for help in using Microsoft Word or Outlook? Currently Missouri S&T offers comprehensive online courses and resources through myLEARN.  Click here to be directed to the 'Desktop Skills' section of myLEARN and select from a list of applications on the left. Each application comes with many topic-based courses as well as books designed to answer all of your questions.

For information, resources, tutorials and training opportunites pertaining to myPerformance please click here to be redirected.

Contact Human Resources for more information on the following professional development opportunites.

  • Balanced Professional Mastery Certificate
  • Supervisory Series
  • Academic Administrators Professional Development
  • Computer Skills
  • TedxMissouriS&T
  • Employee Assistance Program

Online Learning Courses

myLEARN Free Online Training and Professional Development Courses

Advance yourself with these free online‌ courses on topics including:

  • Business Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Personal Skills
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Legal Compliance
  • Information Technology