Upcoming Programs

Click the links below to view full program details and to register.

If you have any techincal questions, please contact HR Shared Services by calling 814-865-1473. For training questions, please email the Talent Management Mailbox.

To protect the health and safety of our employees, all classes this semester will be conducted live, online via Zoom.

Please Note: If you register for a course and at any time decide you would no longer like to attend or the course no longer works with your schedule, we ask that you please remove yourself from the course via the detailed instructions in our Cancel Registration Knowledge Base Aticle. Unregistering yourself opens up a spot for another person to attend the training in your place, which is important with such limited spots availbile in our courses, and will be sure that a "no show" is not reflected on your transcript

FEATURED PROGRAMS
Course Name Date Time Location/Format
Skillsoft Bootcamp: Become an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner October 12 and 13 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  Online
Domestic Violence Awareness Thursday, October 15 2:00 - 3:30 pm via Zoom

Skillsoft Bootcamp: Truth, Hope, and Equity in a Disrupted World Leadercamp

Tuesday, October 20 10:00 - 11:00 am Online
Skillsoft Bootcamp: CompTIA Security+ Crash Course  Monday, November 9 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Online

 

Project Management Series
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Project Management Series

**Note: You must be able to attend ALL 4 sessions

Friday, October 30, 2020

Friday, November 6, 2020

Friday, November 13, 2020

Friday, November 20, 2020

2:00 to 4:00 pm

via Zoom

 

FALL 2020 SCHEDULED PROGRAMS

 

OCTOBER
Course Name Date Time Location/Format
Creating and Updating Your Job Responsibility Worksheet Tuesday, October 13 10:00 - 11:30 am via Zoom
TIAA: Money at Work 1: Foundations of Investing Tuesday, October 13 2:00 - 3:30 pm via Zoom
Identity Theft Wednesday, October 14 9:00 - 10:00 am via Zoom
Overview of PSU Policies Wednesday, October 14 1:30 - 3:00 pm via Zoom
Using Emotional Intelligence to Improve Work Relationships Thursday, Octber 15 11:00 am - 12:00 pm via Zoom
Domestic Violence Awareness Thursday, October 15 2:00 - 3:30 pm via Zoom
Becoming an Active Witness Who Hears, Sees, Feels, and Does Tuesday, October 20 2:00 - 3:30 pm via Zoom
Dealing Positively with Challenging People & Situations Wednesday, October 21 9:00 - 11:30 am via Zoom
Creating and Updating Your Job Responsibility Worksheet Wednesday, October 21 1:00 - 2:30 pm via Zoom
Health Advocate Program: Staying Positve in Negative Times Wednesday, October 21 1:30 - 2:30 pm via Zoom
Americans with Disabilites Amendments (ADA) - Staff Version Thursday, October 22 9:30 - 11:00 am via Zoom
Coaching Conversations for Supervisors Thursday, October 22 2:00 - 4:00 pm via Zoom
Green Teams: Engaging the Penn State Community in Sustainability Thursday, October 22 10:00 - 11:00 am via Zoom
Green Paws Program: Create a Sustainable Office One Step at a Time Thursday, October 22 11:00 am - 12:00 pm  via Zoom
How Sexual and Gender-based Behavior Creates a Hostile Work Environment Tuesday, October 26 2:00 - 3:30 pm via Zoom
Getting to Know the LRN: How to Access & Navigate OnDemand Trainings & Free Books Wednesday, October 28 10:00 - 11:00 am via Zoom
Creating and Updating Your Job Responsibility Worksheet Thursday, October 29 10:00 - 11:30 am via Zoom

 

NOVEMBER
Course Name Date Time Location/Format
Health Advocate Program: Learn How to Explore and Utilize It's Vast Employee Resources Tuesday, November 3 9:00 - 10:00 am via Zoom
Becoming an Active Witness Who Hears, Sees, Feels, and Does Wednesday, November 4 10:00 - 11:30 am via Zoom
Employee Engagement Strategies to Build an Effective Team Thursday, November 5 9:00 am - 12:00 pm via Zoom
Time Management Friday, November 6 9:30 - 11:30 am via Zoom
Authentic Leadership & Influence Monday, November 9 1:30 - 4:00 pm via Zoom
Religion in the Workplace - Supervisors/Managers Version Tuesday, November 10 2:30 - 4:00 pm via Zoom
Green Teams: Engaging the Penn State Community in Sustainability Wednesday, November 11 8:00 - 9:00 am via Zoom
Green Paws Program: Create a Sustainable Office One Step at a Time Wednesday, November 11 9:00 - 10:00 am  via Zoom

Problem Solving and Decision Making

Thursday, November 12 9:30 - 11:30 am via Zoom
Run, Hide, Fight - Surviving an Active Attacker Thursday, November 12 2:00 - 3:00 pm via Zoom
Is Generational Differences a Thing Tuesday, November 17 9:30 - 10:15 am via Zoom
Health Advocate Program: Throwing a Lifeline: Managing Emotional and Mental Health Tuesday, November 17 2:30 - 3:30 pm  via Zoom
Records Management at PSU: Getting Your Files Organized the Easy Way Wednesday, November 18 2:00 - 4:00 pm via Zoom
Getting to Know the LRN: How to Access & Navigate OnDemand Trainings & Free Books Thursday, November 19 1:30 - 2:30 pm via Zoom
TIAA: Within Reach: Transitionig from Career to Retirement Tuesday, November 24 1:30 - 3:00 pm via Zoom
Mindfulness at Work Monday, November 30 2:00 - 4:00 pm via Zoom

 

December
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Sexual Assualt Prevention

Tuesday, December 1 9:30 - 110:30am via Zoom
How Sexual and Gender-based Behavior Creates a Hostile Work Environment Wednesday, December 2 10:00 - 11:30 am via Zoom
Demonstrating Leadership in Your Sphere of Influence Wednesday, December 2 1:30 - 4:00 pm via Zoom
Overview of PSU Policies Thursday, December 3 9:00 - 10:30 am via Zoom
Green Teams: Engaging the Penn State Community in Sustainability Monday, December 7 1:00 - 2:00 pm via Zoom
Green Paws Program: Create a Sustainable Office One Step at a Time Monday, December 7 2:00 - 3:00 pm  via Zoom
Health Advocate Program: Finding a Safe Harbor: Strategies to Manage Stress and Uncertainty Wednesday, December 9 9:00 - 10:00 am via Zoom
Diversity Workout: Microaggressions & Workplace Conflict Wednesday, December 9 2:00 - 3:45 pm via Zoom

 

JANUARY
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Green Teams: Engaging the Penn State Community in Sustainability

Tuesday, January 5

12:00 - 1:00 pm

via Zoom
Integrating Sustainability into your Goals and Competencies for PSU Performance Mangement Tuesday, January 5 1:00 - 2:00 pm via Zoom

 

On Demand Courses - Free

They are available 24/7 on the Learning Resource Network (LRN). You'll find over 18,000 free courses available to faculty and staff at Penn State. Learn at your pace. Learn at your convenience. Use the LRN to search and 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.

To access and register for trainings: Log into the Learning Resource Network LRN

Online Books - Free

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!