Training and Professional Development
Part of the University's strategic plan is to provide professional development and enrichment opportunties for all employees. Cal Maritime's goal is to broaden employees' skills, knowledge, and abilities which will contibute directly to the well-being and success of both the individual and the University. Check out all of what we offer below!
Cal Maritime employees can access mandatory training and professional development opportunities through SkillPort. Visit https://centralstationu.skillport.com/skillportfe/login.action to access thousands of engaging online eLearning courses, books, and videos. You will login using your Cal Maritime credentials to be connected to the SKillport homepage.
The Fee Waiver and Reduction Program provides the opportunity for eligible staff, faculty, dependent children, spouses or domestic partners to take classes at any CSU campus at significantly reduced rates. You may be able eligible to complete a degree with a Tuition Waiver for yourself or dependent. Pursuing your personal and professional development goals may be easier than you think. Please contact Barbara Reece in Human Resources at x1021 or vision the Fee Waiver and Reduction Program page for more information.
Systemwide Professional Development
Whether in the classroom or online, Systemwide Professional Development (SPD) provides options for CSU employees to expand their job-related learning.
Unlimited access to lynda.com is provided to all faculty, staff and student employees. Lynda.com is an online library of courses on software tools and skills.
GCF Computer Training Offers free computer tutorials to help you learn, review, or gain more 21st century skills ranging form Basics to Microsoft Office to Apple.
Additional Online Training Resources
21st Century Tech. Skills
Microsoft Digital Literacy
Professional Development Programs
Forgivable Loan/Doctoral Incentive Program
Tuition Fee Waiver Program