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Staff Training & Professional Development

Staff Human Resources provides skills-based training as well as personal and professional development opportunities for staff and managers. We design and administer in-house training certificate programs and design customized training to meet campus needs.

We are committed to developing our employees, helping them to achieve their full potential, enhancing their professional skills, developing their efficiency and effectiveness in the workplace, and empowering employees by increasing their impact on campus.


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April Skillsoft Training Courseware Highlights

Still waiting on El Niño?

man holding an umbrella, with netaphoric rain consisting of the words books, e-learning and computers

Shower yourself with education on Critical Thinking instead! Skillsoft courseware is available 24/7 and it’s more predictable than this year’s rain!

The goal of the book Think Smarter: Critical Thinking to Improve Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Skills is to answer the question "How exactly do we get better at problem solving, decision making, and creativity?" It provides 25 “tools” on how to think more critically.

Click here to access this resource.

Or, the e-learning course series, Thinking Critically, has four short courses:

  1. Thinking Critically: Coming to Terms with Assumptions
  2. Thinking Critically: Getting Your Arms around Arguments
  3. Thinking Critically: Drawing Conclusions with Confidence
  4. Applying Your Best Thinking

Click here to access the first course in this series.

Skillsoft - CSU campuswide training

Skillsoft e-learning portal can help you further enhance your growth and development. Whether you’re trying to answer a question, learn a new skill, or develop professionally, Skillsoft enables you to quickly locate learning content aligned to your needs.

Log in today to start learning!

Note: A professional development plan can be created in conjunction with your ASM and appropriate administrator, which can be completed electronically through this program. Appropriate administrator approval must be obtained in advance to complete coursework during work hours.

Questions? Contact, x 5-1052.

Office Information

Staff Human Resources
Brotman Hall, Room 335
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840 USA
Mail Stop: 0121
Phone:Work: (562) 985-4031
Fax:Fax: (562) 985-4878


Stacey Schack
Training Specialist
Phone:Work: (562) 985-1052