General Development Courses

General Development Courses offer all State of Nevada employees the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills in a variety of disciplines with the focus of enhancing both effectiveness and efficiency in the workplace.

These individual courses are scheduled on a variety of days / times throughout the year, either in classroom format, virtual format on MS Teams, or online format to offer as much flexibility as possible. The classes are designed to be interactive and participant-centered, thus encouraging employees to share their experiences. They teach theory and concepts, tips and tricks of techniques, and offer opportunities to discuss and practice the skills learned in a safe environment.

Employees are encouraged to become acquainted with the course descriptions by reviewing them in their Learning tile on Success Factors. Among the many features of Success Factors is the ability to not only preview and enroll in classes, but to also review and print your training transcripts as needed.

The General Development Courses are the following:

  • Ladders to Leadership #1: Foundations of Professional Excellence (classroom and MS Teams) 
  • Ladders to Leadership #2: Communicating Effectively (classroom and MS Teams)
  • Ladders to Leadership #3: Collaborating with Others (classroom and MS Teams)
  • Ladders to Leadership #4: Exhibiting Professionalism in the Workplace (classroom and MS Teams)
  • Ladders to Leadership #5: Application Seminar (classroom and MS Teams)
  • Working Effectively in a Multi-Generational Workforce (classroom and MS Teams)
  • Deep Work Succeeding in a Distracted World