Training and Development for Employees

Code of Conduct  (ELM)

Shots Fired - Active Shooter (ELM)

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Sexual Violence Awareness (D2L Brightspace)


Registration Instructions

  1. Log in to the State of Minnesota Self Service site using your eight digit State ID (SEMA4) and password.
  2. Choose the State of MN Self Service link.
  3. Choose the Enterprise Learning Mgmt (ELM) link
  4. Choose the Enterprise Learning Mgmt (ELM) folder (or choose the Instructions).
  5. Choose the Find Learning option under Quick Links and then search for the title of the course you wish to visit, or choose My Learning Quick Link to re-launch a course you previously started.



Employees: instructions for using ELM and a Learner Quick Start Guide

Supervisors/Managers: Manager Quick Start Guide

Technical Help Guide:

Video overview of ELM for both learner and supervisor:  ELM Learning Home YouTube Video

Minnesota State offers several internal leadership development programs for supervisors, managers, mid-level leaders and executives.

Training Programs for Newly Hired or Promoted Leaders

Supervisory Training: Art and Science of Supervision are training programs for new and experienced supervisors in our system. E-learning content, online resources and in-depth seminars help all leaders in our system to become more effective.

New Administrator Orientation and Coaching is an annual orientation for new administrators with individual coaching sessions.

Luoma Leadership Academy
Luoma Leadership Academy is an intensive year-long development program for a cohort of individuals who aspire to future leadership positions or want to improve their leadership skills in their current position.

Leadership Development Resources for Supervisors, Administrators and Deans

Academic Dean Orientation
An e-learning course for all new and interim academic deans, focusing on the specialized duties and the knowledge needed to excel in this role. 

Finance for the Non-Financial Administrator
An e-learning course designed to help administrators understand their financial duties.   Register in Employee Self-Service / Enterprise Learning Mgmt (ELM) and a login link to the program will be sent to you.

Important Note:  All users of tuition waiver benefits must submit their tuition waiver form no later than 10 days following the start of the course for which the user is seeking to waive tuition and/or fees.

Please note that signing into the Tuition Waiver Program requires a StarID. If you have not yet activated or have forgotten your StarID, please refer to the StarID Checklist for assistance.

Additional Tuition Waiver Information:

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Classified Employees Frontline Conference

​The annual Minnesota State staff training and development conference offers a broad array of professional development sessions.  Attendees attend breakout sessions on a wide variety of professional development topics, and networking opportunities are provided throughout the conference. Information regarding frontline is available to current staff on the Frontline Conference connect site.

Safety Training

Contact Winona State University Environmental Health & Safety Department for more information.

Teaching, Learning & Technology Training

Contact Winona State University TLT Department for more information.

Unclassified Professional Development Programs

IFO employees are allocated a specific amount for professional development activities. See the IFO collective bargaining agreement and WSU forms for more information. 

ASF employees qualify for Professional Improvement Fund (PIF) grants. See MSUAASF collective bargaining agreement and WSU forms for more information.