Professional Development

Upcoming fall Professional Development Opportunities

If you will need an accommodation to participate in training, please email us at or call 928-523-9338 or fax us at 928-523-7486.

**Recently added: Writing Performance Appraisals- Wednesday, September 9th 9:00am - 11:00am Health & Learning Center room 2405** Log into LOUIE to register. 


Visit the Supervisor Academy page for information on the upcoming session. 

Emerging Leaders:

  • This series is intended for any benefit-eligible employee at NAU that wants to develop their leadership and management skills.  This leadership series is ideal for anyone who does not yet meet the eligibility requirements for the Supervisor Academy.
  • Emerging Leaders focuses on personal brand, reputation, and credibility.  In the four classes that make up this series, each topics builds on the next as we explore and define what it means to be a leader.
  • Class topics:
    • 4 Cores of Credibility- Integrity, Intent, Capabilities, Results
    • High Trust leader-what it means and how to become one
    • Emotional Intelligence- how to go from good to great by learning and using this skill
    • So, you want to be a manager? – the last class includes a panel of leaders from a variety of departments/colleges and experiences


  • Must be a benefit-eligible employee
  • Must be able to attend all four classes
  • Must be comfortable with giving and receiving feedback
  • Open and ready to commit to growing and developing yourself



Wednesday in the Health and Learning Center room 2403

October 14 (8am -11am), 21 (9am-11am), 28 (9am-11am), November 4 (8am-12pm)

Participants must attend all four classes.


 Applications are due to Cassie Petit by Tuesday, September 1st at 5pm. 7 Habits Flyer

Participants accepted into the program will be notified by Thursday, September 10th.

 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People:


  • Achieve greater productivity, improved communication, strengthened relationships, increased influence, and laser-like focus on critical priorities.
  • Today, more than ever, we need to improve life and work effectiveness. By attending The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Edition 4.0 you can experience the difference this solution will make in your life.
    • Habit 1: Be Proactive® Take control of your life.
    • Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind® Focus on what matters most.
    • Habit 3: Put First Things First® Execute on your most important priorities.
    • Habit 4: Think Win-Win® Work with others to achieve results.
    • Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood® Communicate to build trust and increase influence.
    • Habit 6: Synergize® Innovate and problem solve with those who have a different point of view.
    • Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw® Renew your energy and stave off burnout. 


  • Must be a benefit-eligible employee
  • Must be able to attend all three  days of the workshop


The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People class schedule:

Monday 8am-5pm Fremont Room, duBois Center

November 2, 9, 16

Applications are due to Cassie Petit by Wednesday, October 7th at 5pm.

Participants accepted into the program will be notified by Monday, October 12th.

If you applied for previous 7 Habits workshops, you will need to re-apply for this session.

Due to the cost of the 7 Habits materials, participants that do not show up for class
may have the cost charged back to their department ($120). 











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