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Professional Development

System Office Training:

Career Development

Some individuals have clear ideas when it comes to career goals; others are uncertain. The USO Career Development workshop will provide staff with an opportunity to learn key steps in the career development process. The goal of workshop is to provide information, insight, and the resources needed to increase your awareness of individual responsibility in career development.

This training workshop will allow participants to:

  • Evaluate their skills, career goals, and values
  • Identify solutions to barriers in career development
  • Begin constructing a career development plan

Thursday, June 26
Classroom 104 USO-ATHENS
1:00pm - 4:30pm

Who should attend? ENTRY TO MID-LEVEL USO employees are invited to register, and there is NO COST to attend. The registration deadline is Monday, June 23.

Facilitator: Lisa Conley, M.Ed

System Office staff are also eligible to take courses through the Georgia Institute of Technology Regional Training Center.

Online Training:


Our version of the SkillSoft online training system is called PATHS. PATHS is a robust on-line learning solution offered by the USG Office of Organizational Development. Through PATHS, staff can access thousands training courses, online versions of top-selling leadership and management books, interactive courseware, hands-on simulations, and a multitude of other learning solutions. PATHS includes courses that align with all of the USG leadership competencies. The USO Learning Competency for Summer 2014 is Decision Making skills.

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Ethics training for USO employees can be found in Desire to Learn (D2L).

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For additional information contact the Office Organizational Development at 404 962-3244 or