Upcoming Programs

Due to situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), in-person classes have been moved to Zoom. For those who have already enrolled in an upcoming program, information will be sent to you regarding any changes/updates as well as online viewing instructions. If you were already scheduled for an online class prior to the COVID restrictions -- those will continue as planned.

Click the links below to view full program details and to register For programs that have already occurred, you may click to view more about the program and register for the Interest List which will notify you the next time this program is available. If you have any questions, please contact us at TalentMgmt@psu.edu.

Project Managment Series
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Project Management Series            (4 Sessions)

**Note: You must be able to attend all 4 sessions to receive credit for participating in the series.

Friday, May 29, 2020

Friday, June 5, 2020

Friday, June 12, 2020

Friday, June 19, 2020

2:00 to 4:00 pm via Zoom
May Seminars & Workshops
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Effective Meeting Facilitation 

Friday, May 1, 2020 2:00 to 4:00 pm via Zoom

Getting to Know the LRN - How to Access and Navigate on Demand/Online Trainings in the and Free Online Books

Tuesday, May 7, 2020 9:00 to 10:00 am via Zoom

Diversity Workouts: Microaggressions and Cultural Competency

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:00 to 3:10 pm via Zoom

Diversity Workouts: Microaggressions and Workplace Conflict

Friday, May 15, 2020 9:00 to 10:10 am via Zoom

Run Hide Fight - Surviving an Active Attacker

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:00 to 11:30 am via Zoom

Green Teams: Engaging the Penn State Community in Sustainability 

Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:00 to 2:00 pm via Zoom

Green Paws Program: Create a Sustainable Office One Step at a Time 

Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:00 to 3:00 pm via Zoom
Getting to Know the LRN - How to Access and Navigate on Demand/Online Trainings in the and Free Online Books Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:30 to 2:30 pm via Zoom
Additional Seminars & Workshops
Course Name Date Time Location/Format
Getting to Know the LRN - How to Access and Navigate on Demand/Online Trainings in the and Free Online Books Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:00 - NOON via Zoom

Integrating Sustainability into your Goals and Competencies for PSU Performance Management

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:00 to 9:00 am via Zoom

Green Teams: Engaging the Penn State Community in Sustainability 

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Noon to 1:00 pm via Zoom

Green Paws Program: Create a Sustainable Office One Step at a Time 

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:00 to 2:00 pm via Zoom

Integrating Sustainability into your Goals and Competencies for PSU Performance Management

Thursday, July 16, 2020 Noon to 1:00 pm via Zoom

Green Teams: Engaging the Penn State Community in Sustainability 

Thursday, August 13, 2020 1:00 to 2:00 pm via Zoom

Green Paws Program: Create a Sustainable Office One Step at a Time 

Thursday, August 13, 2020 2:00 to 3:00 pm via Zoom

Integrating Sustainability into your Goals and Competencies for PSU Performance Management

Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:00 to 9:00 am via Zoom

Business Skills Courses

They are available 24/7 on the Learning Resource Network (LRN). You'll find over 800 free courses available to faculty and staff at Penn State. Learn at your pace. Learn at your convenience. Use the LRN to browse, launch, and learn. You can start a program and pick it up later right where you left off. Create a personal learning plan, track your progress, and earn certificates for the courses you complete.

Step 1: Check out the comprehensive course guide sorted by topic.

Step 2: Go to the LRN to learn more and to register by entering the topic title in the search bar at the top of the home page.

Free Online Books

Did you know that there are over 95,000 free, online book titles in the LRN that you can take advantage of as a Penn State employee. Log into the LRN and enter “Books and Videos” into the search bar. Click on “Skillsoft Books and Videos” -- then click “launch.” This will take you to the Penn State Online Books Portal where you will click on “Skillsoft Books” – located on the top-left of the page. This will take you to the library where you can view books by category. Or, you can search by title or author using the search tool on the top-right. Then launch the book of your choice. You can read at your leisure 24/7. It’s that easy!