Professional Development and Training

 The City of Portsmouth is committed to providing traitrainingning opportunities and continued professional development of employees. Through our Training and Development Programs, which includes our five series of training track, employees at all levels within the City are provided with opportunities to learn new and/or improve on existing skills and behaviors. Each training series will include 7 to 8 topics.

* Provide systematic training and development programs which promote and develop effective leadership, management and employee participation, accountability and performance improvement.

* Create, promote and foster an organizational environment that values development, diversity and growth opportunities for all employees and provide development opportunities that enhance knowledge, skills and abilities that enrich the City of Portsmouth.

* Provide individuals and the City with the tools to respond effectively to customer needs as well as current and future demands for service.

* Promote, support and leverage technology resources and tools to improve and enhance workflow efficiency and improve customer service.

City Training Registration
We are excited to offer our Spring training sessions for our city employees.  These training sessions are part of our Training and Professional Development Program.  Our city employees can register various training sessions we are offering via
Employee Self-Service. 

City Department Requesting Training
We also offer training session to the city departments or work unit upon request.  Please feel free to contact us to coordinate training schedule and topic selection.  [email protected]
Training Request Form

​​​Training participant's post training feedback will help us to improve our training and professional development program.  Participant feedback can be submitted via link here. ​​​Below topics are some of the courses within each training series. Please feel free to see our full course catalog with course description. 2018 Human Resource Management training course catalog