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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

The cost for Crucial Conversations is $265 to cover materials for the course. The course is 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:

  • November 29 & 30, 2018
  • January 17 & 18, 2019
  • February 21 & 22, 2019

This training is facilitated by Ms. Tana Monroe, Director of Security, Police and Events Operations. Please contact Jan Webster ( if you have any questions.

Building Coordinator 101

Building Coordinator 101: Introduction, Roles and Responsibilities is an overview of the functions of a Boise State campus building coordinator’s role. Intro to resources for logistics, operations and public safety support, as well as emergency response. Building Coordinator 101 Course Information

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 Technology Trainings

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 Workshop Opportunities

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 training information, contact:
Katie Thomas
Phone: (208) 426-4423