Professional Development

Summer 2022

The Department of Human Resources promotes continuous professional development by offering a variety of workshops during the year. All scheduled classes are offered free of charge and seating is limited. Enrollment is requested through my.SMU>Employee Self Service>Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment.


Self-renewal and learning are at the core of our mission as a university. Take advantage of these sessions which are typically two hours or longer in length.

 Speed of Trust Foundations* July 14, 2022
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
HR Training Room
Expressway Tower, #208
 Mary Stall, HR
 Crucial Conversations*
note this is the full training,
not the overview which has been offered in the past.
August 3, 2022
9:00am -5:00 pm
HR Training Room
Expressway Tower, #208
 Mary Stall, HR

Project Management Essentials*
for the Unofficial Project Manager
August 10, 2022
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
HR Training Room
Expressway Tower #208
 Mary Stall, HR
  * workshops with an asterisk count as 1 Manager Orientation elective credit

Manager Development Opportunities: