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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I find out what workshops are currently being offered?
There are three ways to find out what workshops are being offered:

  • The Training calendar is available on the website at sharepoint.sandiego.edu/hr.  You can see what workshops are being offered, when they are scheduled and the location. 
  • You can also view the training calendar and workshop descriptions on the bulletin board outside of the Human Resources office in Maher Hall, Room 101.

Can we have private training just for our office/department?
Yes! We often work with departments to customize training opportunities to meet their specific needs.  We will meet with the department supervisor(s) to determine the training objectives.  Once we have this information, we can customize a session for you.  Please contact Janice (ext. 2722) or Michelle (ext. 6619) for more information.

How can I find out what information will be covered in a specific workshop?
Workshop descriptions are available for all sessions offered.  You can view these descriptions on the Training & Development website at http://www.sandiego.edu/hr/professional_development or on the bulletin board outside of the Human Resources office in Maher 101.

Is there a cost to attend the workshops listed on the Training & Development Calendar?
Training opportunities offered at USD are a benefit to employees with no cost attached unless otherwise noted on the workshop description.  Most sessions are a free and those with a fee attached are offered at the lowest possible cost to faculty, administrators and staff.

Do I need to register for a workshop in advance?  How do I register?
Knowing how many employees to expect will insure that we have a large enough room and adequate materials.  We do request that employees use one of the following ways to register:

  • E-mail usdtraining@sandiego.edu   
  • Call ext. 6619. This will allow us to adequately prepare for your attendance and communicate with you about the session. 

How are the topics of workshops chosen?
Feedback from employees and supervisors are a significant factor when determining what training opportunities to offer.  Our goal is to support USD employees in their roles, so if you have a suggestion for a workshop or other learning opportunity, please let us know at usdtraining@sandiego.edu.  You can also call Janice Evelyn, Training & Development Manager, at ext. 2722 or Michelle Rohde, Training and Development Specialist, at ext. 6619.

What do I need to bring to a workshop?
Materials will be provided to participants, but it is always a good idea to bring a pen or pencil and perhaps some note paper.

Who is eligible to register for these workshops?
All USD faculty, administrators, and staff members are invited to attend the workshops offered unless otherwise specified in the workshop description. 

Can I get a record of all of the training sessions I have attended?
The Training & Development team keeps track of participant attendance in Oracle and can provide this information upon request.

How can we request a workshop that is not on the current schedule?
We are always looking for new ideas.  Please contact Janice Evelyn, Training & Development Manager, at ext. 2722 or Michelle Rohde, Training and Development Specialist, at ext. 6619 to share your ideas or requests.

How can I advance in my career here at USD?
There are many opportunities within USD for advancement.  Please contact Janice Evelyn, Training & Development Manager, at ext. 2722 or Michelle Rohde, Training and Development Specialist, at ext. 6619 to arrange a time to discuss your career goals.  We look forward to supporting you in any way that we can.