OPT Training Programs
- 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.
- Davenport University
- Cleary University
At Cleary University, State of Michigan employees and eligible family members can earn professional certificates and degrees through an affordable approach to online learning through the Cleary Company Education Opportunity (C.E.O). The C.E.O. provides access to Cleary University's nationally recognized business programs for 50 percent or more off standard tuition rates.
- Walden University
Walden University is now partnering with the State of Michigan, offering a 10 percent tuition reduction to employees. Plus, additional grants may be available for those who choose to advance their education with Walden.
- Central Michigan University
Central Michigan University (CMU) now offers State of Michigan employees a 15 percent enrollment incentive. All state employees, contractors, and their spouses and dependents under age 24 are eligible to receive 15 perfect off the tuition rate of bachelor's and master's degree programs taken at CMU satellite locations or online. There are 10 satellite locations across the state, including East Lansing, Detroit, and Grand Rapids.