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Core Development Programs

Core training programs in Human Resources, Supervision and Management deliver critical information on state policies, procedures and skills for professional success. Supervisory Core and Management Core are required for job certification and must be completed within the probationary period of appointment. Participation in Human Resource Core is not required, but provides vital, foundational information for HR professionals within state government.

* Please note: The development core programs are only available to state employees. Due to the specific policy information presented in these courses, it would not be a benefit to city/county employees.

Human Resource Core

The Human Resource Core program focuses on HR fundamentals in state government and is beneficial for both new and current HR professionals. This program serves as a refresher in foundational HR concepts and provides a broad knowledge base for those who have taken on roles in state government human resource departments.
  • Competencies: Develops Strategic Perspective, Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Skills: Communication, Creative Thinking, Strategic Thinking 

Management Development Core

The Management Development Core program provides the skills necessary for successful interpersonal relationships related to direct reports, superiors and peers. Master decision making techniques learn to develop good performance measures, set priorities and delegate tasks that can help your department fulfill its goals. This course aids in fulfilling Administrative Procedure 21, which requires employees to take a total of eighty (80) hours of training within their first year as a manager.
  • Competencies: Champions Change, Communicates Powerfully and Prolifically, Develops Others, Drives for Results
  • Skills: Communication, Decision Making, Strategic Thinking

Supervisory Development Core

Supervisory Development Core provides necessary information on state policies, practices, and leadership resources that are vital to success for those new to state supervisory positions. Additionally, Supervisory Core fulfills requirements of Administrative Procedure 21 which specifies supervisors must complete forty-eight (48) hours of training within the probationary period designated in the employment agreement.
  • Competencies: Builds Relationships, Collaboration and Teamwork, Communicates Powerfully and Prolifically, Drives for Results
  • Skills: Communication, Interpersonal, Problem Solving, Team Building
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