OPT Training Programs

  • The Office of Performance and Transformation's training for employees and managers is evolving and growing. In addition to these formal programs below, OPT assists with employee engagement, performance management and strategic planning across state government. We continuously listen and learn from employees, working together to focus quality training opportunities where the need is greatest. All training programs are designed to empower employees, managers and executives to create lasting change, ongoing innovation and a stronger government for our citizens.

  • Cleary University Cleary University

    At Cleary University, State of Michigan employees can earn a professional certificate for $4,800 and a bachelor's or master's degree for $12,000 or less through EDV@NCE, a monthly online ‚Äčeducational subscription model that accelerates learning pathways to enhance skills, advance careers and drive organizational growth. Through this educational partnership, state employees, contract employees and their family members are able to pursue educational offerings at a significant cost savings.

    EDV@NCE programs are not offered to the general public or to every company or organization.  Cleary is aligning with select business partners globally who also value their mission of practical business application. 

  • Davenport Davenport University

    Davenport's discounted tuition rate is available to all State of Michigan employees, including limited-term statues employees, student assistants and laid off employees with an Employee Departure Report. Michigan Economic Development Corporation employees and Michigan Public Health Institute employees also qualify. Employees can save up to 60 percent per credit hour. Contract employees and dependents of state employees receive a 25 percent discount. 

  • Institute for Leadership Fitness Institute for Leadership Fitness

    The State of Michigan recognized that strong and effective leadership skills are needed to support, lead and sustain the reinvention of our government and improve the delivery of services to the citizens of Michigan. The Office of Good Government targeted leadership development as a response to the feedback provided through the employee engagement survey.