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New Courses Available!   

Fall is right around the corner and so are the new course offerings from the Planning and Professional Development department!  Instructor-Led and Self-Directed development courses are available for faculty and staff. Please see below for specific course listings. 

Instructor-Led Courses

The Office of Planning and Professional Development is pleased to offer the following training resources for the 2017-18 academic year. Please contact Dr. Kristen Getka, Training Coordinator, at extension 3104 or at to develop and schedule an effective training solution for your area’s specific training needs.


Instructor-Led Soft Skills Development:

Change Management  Coaching and Mentoring
Communication Strategies Creative Problem Solving
Effective Discipline and Purposeful Documentation Meeting Management for Efficiency and Effectiveness      
Performance Management: A Practice, Procedure, or Process? Soft Skills Ninja: 5 Skills Every Ninja Needs
Teamwork and Team Building Time Management
Transitioning from Peer to Supervisor What Type of Leader am I?


Instructor-Led Technical Skill Development:

Microsoft 365 or Microsoft Office 2016

Excel OneDrive
Outlook PowerPoint
SharePoint Word



Self-Directed Development Resources


The Skillsoft Library has a selection of over 30 courses that address a variety of training topics. See below for a detailed list.

All Daytona State College employees have FREE access to this resource!  To log in, click on the logo above, the link below or enter it into your browser window and enter your login credentials.

URL Link

User Name:  DSC email address

*The email address format for most employees hired prior to September 15, 2015 is the first 6 characters of your last name followed by your first name initial ( The format for most employees hired after September 15, 2015 is firstname_lastname(xxxx)

If you are experiencing difficulties logging in, please contact Kristen Getka at extension #3104 or at

Password:  DSC Employee ID #

If you need assistance, please contact Kristen Getka at extension 3104.


2017-2018 Skillsoft Course Listing

Aligning Goals and Priorities to Manage Time Becoming More Professional through Business Etiquette
Being an Effective Team Member Clarity and Conciseness in Business Writing
Cultivating Relationships with Your Peers Detecting and Dealing with Performance Problems
Difficult People: Strategies to Keep Everyone Working Together Emotional Intelligence: Building Self-Management Skills
Ensuring Successful Presentation Delivery Establishing Team Goals and Responsibilities, and Using Feedback Effectively
Facing the Management Challenges of Difficult Behavior and Diverse Teams Harassment Prevention for Employees/Managers
How Culture Impacts Communication How to Manage Difficult Conversations
Leading through Positive Influence Making Feedback a Regular Occurrence
Managing Multigenerational Employees Mastering Active Listening in the Workplace
Organizations Change So Get Ready Overcoming Your Own Unconscious Biases
Personal Power and Credibility Planning Meetings Fit for Purpose
Positive Atmosphere: Establishing a Positive Work Environment Positive Atmosphere: Establishing an Engaged Workforce
Solving Problems: Generating and Evaluating Alternatives Taking Stock of Your Work/Life Balance
The Building Blocks of Building Trust The Reality of Being a First-time Manager
Title IX for Higher Education Understanding Unconscious Bias
Working Out and Through Conflict Your Role in Workplace Diversity



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Last updated: 2018-05-04T19:10:45.684Z