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Employee Training

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This page offers a variety of training and workshop opportunities. Scroll down through the page for all opportunities.

ONE Boise State

ONE Boise State is a first-day, new employee orientation intended to introduce all new employees to the university, its values, mission, and functions. All Campus Operations employees are required to attend ONE Boise State on their first day of employment.

Crucial Conversations

Crucial Conversations is a two-day course that will teach you the tools you need to step up to life’s most difficult and important conversations, say what’s on your mind, and achieve the positive resolutions you want. You’ll learn how to:

  • Prepare for high-impact situations with a six-minute mastery technique
  • Make it safe to talk about almost anything
  • Be persuasive, not abrasive
  • Keep listening when others blow up or clam up
  • Turn crucial conversations into the action and results you want

Courses are scheduled on two consecutive days (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. with a one-hour break for lunch), and are held on the Boise State main campus. After completing registration, you will receive additional details about your specific session, to include location.

Upcoming class dates:

  • December 14-15, 2017
  • March 1-2, 2018
  • May 31-June 1, 2018

This training is facilitated by Ms. Tana Monroe, Associate Director of Department of Public Safety. Please contact Katie Thomas ( if you have any questions.

Trello! Personal Productivity and Project Management

Trello is a free online project management and personal productivity tool that can create an order for the most complicated and demanding workflows. Trello is the perfect tool to create a dynamic and effective to-do list. As a project management tool, Trello could be the collaboration solution your department needs to increase communication and efficiency.

Forklift Operator/Safety Training

The forklift operator/safety training is available to the entire campus and is mandatory for all forklift operators. The training yields a three-year operator’s certification. The training is hosted by Boise State Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability. Please contact Kathleen Anderson at (208) 426-5169 to sign up for a training or for more details.

  • Next training date – TBD

University Training

Boise State’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) offers thousands of hours of training available on-demand through Atomic Learning, covering just about every type of software. University faculty and staff may also attend classroom, drop-in lab, and small-group training opportunities for standard University productivity tools, such as Google Apps and WordPress.

University Workshops

A wide range of workshops are available free of charge for the learning and development of Boise State faculty and staff. These opportunities are available through Human Resources Services.

For more Campus Operations Division Training information, contact:
Katie Thomas
Instructional Designer and Facilitator
Phone: (208) 426-2129