Career and Professional Development Programs

Applies to: Faculty and Staff

I.   Policy

The following offices, in cooperation with operating unit management, will identify, recommend, plan, organize, and administer specific career and professional development programs for University faculty and staff members:  Leadership and Professional Development (LPD) of the University Human Resources main campus, Organizational Effectiveness (OE) of the Michigan Medicine Human Resources Department, and Dearborn and Flint campuses by their Human Resources offices. 

II.  Regulations and Definitions

A.  Career and professional development programs are available for all job families on a University-wide basis.

B.   A faculty or staff member’s participation in University career and professional development programs may be required by supervision.

C.  Most LPD programs on campus are offered at cost to the department or individuals participating. LPD career development programs and all OE programs at the Health System campus are offered at no cost.

D.  Selection for, and participation in, University career and professional development programs is without regard to the non-relevant factors of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, color, religion, creed, national origin, or ancestry, age, marital status, handicap, Vietnam era veteran status, height or weight.

III.  See Procedures at Career and Professional Development Procedures


Update of March 21, 2017, reflects new organizational names.

SPG Number
Date Issued
Last Updated
Next Review Date
Applies To
Faculty and Staff
University Human Resources and the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Primary Contact
University Human Resources