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We are excited to announce a generative AI training series, New Year, New Horizons: Using Generative AI at Work, for SJSU staff and faculty who are new to exploring AI tools. We are on the lookout for passionate individuals like you to join us as facilitators.

If you have a knack for simplifying complex concepts and a desire to empower others on their AI journey, we invite you to fill out the form expressing your interest.

Being a facilitator in this series means contributing to the growth of a community eager to harness the power of AI for enhanced productivity. Your expertise will play a crucial role in guiding beginners through the essentials, and helping them navigate the world of AI with confidence.

Topics include:
  • Ethics
  • Text Tricks and Templates to Enhance Your Writing
  • General Overview of AI Tools
  • AI Image Generation
  • Data Analytics with AI
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CSU's Got Talent - 2024 Webcast Series
Systemwide Learning & Development presents a series of LIVE webcasts featuring innovative and essential training for your professional and personal success! All CSU employees are invited to attend the CSU's Got Talent (CSUGT) live talks presented by sought-after experts in a wide variety of professional development fields! Join the next live session:

Magic Words: What to Say to Get your Way with Dr. Jonah Berger
Tuesday, January 16
10:00am - 11:00am

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Ten Habits of Great Decision Makers
In this course, learn about the often-missed basics for great decision making. Stop bad habits that lead to bad decisions, recognize your biases, and discover how to make better decisions when evaluating (including knowing when to make a decision and when not to). Explore key habits of discipline to foster smart decisions, like avoiding the temptation to fit the data to your decision. Instructor Scott Mautz helps you develop your own tailored, habitual routine that will help you be more decisive and lead to consistently better decisions.

Click below for more LinkedIn Learning training opportunities.
Enhance your educational leadership by applying to the Educational Leadership Doctorate (Ed.D) Program, open for Summer 2024! The program is now available as either a hybrid or fully online cohort.

The flexible cohort options are ideal for working professionals and are designed for lecturers, administrators and those in higher education who are looking to elevate their career. The program courses offer students the skill set needed for leadership success efforts to improve schools, engage communities, and increase student performance.

View the Tuition Fee Waiver program SJSU offers employees for more information on tuition.

Application Deadlines:

Apply by Thursday, February 29, 2024 for early consideration. Applications are due Monday, April 1, 2024. 

Have Questions About the Application Process?

Our Graduate Enrollment Communications Counselors are available for drop-in sessions. They will walk you through the university application process and answer questions you may have.
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These courses are optional and open to all employees. (All times are PST)

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New Year, New View: Setting Goals that Set You Up for Success
Join in this information webinar as self-proclaimed wellness guru Georgia Homsany guides you through why some people have difficulty sticking to New Year's Resolutions and ongoing goals, how you can set yourself up for success, and how to build a plan of what you'd like to achieve in the next sixty days.
  • TOMORROW: Wednesday, January 10 - 9:00am - 10:00am - Register now
How to Create Your Own Career: Career Mashup-The Career of the Future
In this engaging webinar, bestselling author and Future of Work expert Connie Steele will discuss what a "career mashup" is, what it means for careers of the future, and, more importantly, what it means for you.
The Power of Conscious Connection: Four Habits to Transform How You Live & Lead
In this webinar, Talia Fox, visionary leader and author, will take you beyond exploration and help you reimagine your role as a leader and a global citizen. Through her unique model, the LOVE (Listen, Observe, Value, Engage) system, she sheds light on the transformative potential of these four habits, challenging participants to adopt a fresh approach to living and leading.
The courses below are provided by approved CSU or SJSU vendors.
All courses are optional and all times are PST.
Creating a Budget You'll Actually Use
Learn how to create a budget you’ll use, so you’re prepared for the unexpected, and able to pursue what’s important to you.
  • TOMORROW: Wednesday, January 10 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm - Register now
Understanding Your Debt So You Can Take Control
Discover real strategies to help you prioritize what to payoff first and tips for managing your spending.
Investing for Beginners
Discover real strategies to help you prioritize what to payoff first and tips for managing your spending.
  • Thursday, January 25 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm - Register now
Provident Credit Union
Home Buying Webinar
Get the knowledge you need to take advantage of the current home-buying conditions. Get guidance on home buying process with topics including: loan pre-approval, the forms and purchase contract, PMI and much more.
Star One Credit Union
Credit Card Makeover: Getting Out of Debt
This session provides an overview of credit card usage, warning signs of credit issues, and options for debt management and reconstructing existing credit.
  • TOMORROW: Wednesday, January 10 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm - Register Now
Patelco Credit Union
Budgeting Like a Boss in 2024
In this webinar, explore effective strategies for creating a budget that seamlessly balances bills, financial goals, and even leaves room for guilt-free splurging on the fun things in life.
Paying Down Debt Strategies - Easy and Practical
Join us as we will share action plans to put you on a path to lowering debt.
Savings Plus
Please note, Savings Plus is only available to faculty and staff on the state side, not those in auxiliary organizations.
To stay up to date on UP processes, procedures, general announcements and more, please subscribe to one of our google groups:
  • UP Processes Group - Join this group to learn about operational processes and procedures, attend the UP Processes monthly forums, and more.
  • CHRS Recruiting User Group - Join this group to get updates about CHRS Recruiting (PageUp).
In addition, make sure to sign up for the UP News & Announcements blog to receive additional updates.
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To open instructor-led courses for enrollment via CSULearn, please complete this request form at least seven (7) days prior to the date you wish to announce your training.
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Last Updated Feb 12, 2024