Instructor Led Programs

Penn State, in partnership with LinkedIn Learning and Skillsoft, offer a large library of online courses for our employees to explore. The Talent Management team has put together a library of playlists on popular business and soft skills topics. Each playlist contains courses, videos, and eBooks relevant to the topic and available in the Learning Resource Network (LRN).

Upcoming Programs

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Personal Effectiveness Tuesday, June 6, 2023 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Online

Health Advocate: Business Etiquette

What is business etiquette, and what are some potential problems for workplaces that ignore this key behavior? This workshop reviews skills that staff in all work settings must learn to adopt and practice. Topics include best practices for telephone, cell phone and email communications, dressing for success, and avoiding cross-cultural pitfalls. Register

Conflict Management Wednesday, July 12, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am Online

Health Advocate: Bullying in the Workplace for Employees

Unfortunately, bullying does not always stop on the playground. This workshop identifies the signs and different types of bullying and provides key statistics regarding its impact on workplace productivity and morale. Participants will learn best practices and strategies to effectively combat and conquer this damaging behavior. Register

Ethics Wednesday, August 9, 2023 11:00 am - Noon Online

Health Advocate: Mind Your Own Business: Confidentiality, Rumors and Gossip

While workplace gossip can begin for a number of reasons, it is a dangerous practice that can decrease productivity, distract people from their work, create barriers between co-workers, compromise customer service, and cause pain and resentment for the targets. This workshop offers strategies for dealing with rumors, gossip, and confidential information proactively, reducing the impact on productivity and morale. Register