The OD team enhances the long-term health, well-being and performance of MSU Extension while enriching the lives of our employees. Our objective is to improve the organization’s capacity to handle our internal and external operations and relationships.

OD Team Purpose

The purpose of your OD team is to enhance the long-term health, well being and performance of MSU Extension while enriching the lives of our employees. The OD team values diversity, scholarship, and a systems approach to organizational development. Our objective is to improve the organization’s capacity to handle our internal and external operations and relationships.

Below are events and training opportunities for MSU Extension Employees. For a listing of reoccurring training events and self-access courses, please also see the Professional Development Page

 

Events

  • Mar 15

    Interviewing Potential Volunteers

    March 15, 2019 - December 9, 2019

    Details about the training's can be found below or at the registration link. Registrations are limited at 30 individuals per training. However, if a specific training is full, but you would like to attend, please let me know so I can monitor a wait list.

  • Oct 28

    Mental Health First Aid USA Training

    October 28, 2019 - December 19, 2019 Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, Mackinac BC room, 100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme, MI 49610 (Pre-conference session for Fall Extension Conference - registration is through FEC)

    This 8-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

  • Dec 6

    Strengthening Safety Training

    December 6, 2019 2:30PM - 5:00PM

    This program supports Youth Program Directors to prepare their staff/volunteers to appropriately respond and report instances of suspected child maltreatment, relationship violence, sexual misconduct, and violations of the Anti-Discrimination Policy.

  • Dec 18

    Zoom Webinar Training | December 18, 2019

    December 18, 2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM

    In this two hour training participants will learn the basic features of the Zoom webinar tool and best practices for webinar delivery.

  • Jan 13

    Active Violence Training 1.13.20

    January 13, 2020 3:00PM - 4:30PM

    To help MSU Extension employees understand the nature of active violence and what to do if confronted with violence in the workplace.

  • Jan 17

    Zoom Webinar Training | January 17, 2019

    January 17, 2020

    In this two hour training participants will learn the basic features of Zoom webinar. In addition, best practices for webinar delivery will be shared.

  • Jan 29

    Plagiarism Training

    January 29, 2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Learn about and join the fight against plagiarism, in all its sneaky and conniving forms.

  • Feb 3

    Active Violence Training February 3, 2019

    February 3, 2020 1:00PM - 2:30PM

    To help MSU Extension employees understand the nature of active violence and what to do if confronted with violence in the workplace, we have asked Captain Matt Merony of the MSU police to deliver training on Active Violence Response.

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