Upcoming Programs

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), all trainings are currently only being offered via Zoom.

Click the links below to view full program details and to register. If you have any questions, please contact HR Shared Services by emailing [email protected] or call 814-865-1473.

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.

Summer Diversity Series
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Summer Diversity Series

**Note: You must be able to attend 4 out of the 5 sessions in the series.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Section 1: 2:00 to 2:45 pm

Section 2: 3:00 to 3:45 pm

via Zoom
August
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

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

 

Fall 2020 Programs - Registration will be available SOON!
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Inside Money: Managing Income & Debt

Tuesday, September 1

3:30 - 5:00 pm

via Zoom
Americans with Disabilities Amendments (ADA) - Supervisor/Manager Version Wednesday, September 2 9:00 - 10:30 am via Zoom
Sexual Assault Prevention Thursday, September 3 2:00 - 3:00 pm via Zoom
Improving Your Professional Writing Skills Tuesday, September 8 9:00 - 11:30 am via Zoom
Becoming an Active Witness Who Hears, Sees, Feels, and Does Wednesday, September 9 9:00 - 10:30 am via Zoom
Effective Meeting Facilitation Wednesday, September 9 2:00 - 4:00 pm via Zoom
Run, Hide, Fight - Surviving an Active Attacker Thursday, September 10 9:00 - 10:00 am via Zoom
Crucial Conversations Thursday, September 10 2:00 - 4:00 pm via Zoom
Religion in the Workplace - Staff Version Tuesday, September 15 2:00 - 3:30 pm via Zoom
Halfway There: A Retirement Checkup Tuesday, September 22 1:30 - 3:00 pm via Zoom
Stress Management: Surviving Stressful Times Wednesday, September 23 9:00 - 11:00 am  via Zoom
Reducing Workplace Conflict - Supversiors & Managers Edition Wednesday, September 23 2:00 - 3:30 pm via Zoom
Records Management at PSU: Getting Your Files Organized the Easy Way Thursday, Septemeber 24 9:00 - 11:00 am via Zoom
Getting to Know the LRN: How to Access & Navigate OnDemand Trainings & Free Books Tuesday, September 29 1:30 - 2:30 pm via Zoom
Authentic Leadership & Influence Wednesday, September 30 1:30 - 4:00 pm via Zoom

 

OCTOBER - Registration available SOON!
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Diversity Workout: Cultural Competency & Microaggressions

Thursday, October 1 10:00 - 11:45 am via Zoom
Mindfulness at Work Tuesday, October 6 10:00 am - 12:00 pm via Zoom
Navigating Change Wednesday, October 7 9:00 am - 11:00 am via Zoom
Americans with Disabilites Amendments (ADA) - Staff Version Thursday, October 8 9:30 - 11:00 am via Zoom
Creating a Healthy Work Environment Begins with YOU Thursday, October 8 TBD via Zoom
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
Coaching Conversations for Supervisors Thursday, October 22 9:00 - 11:30 am via Zoom
How Sexual and Gender-based Behavior Creates a Hostile Work Environment Tuesday, October 27 2:30 - 4:00 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

 

NOVEMBER - Registration available SOON!
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Problem Solving and Decision Making

TBD TBD 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, Novembe 10 2:30 - 4:00 pm 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
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
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 - Registration available SOON!
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
Diversity Workout: Microaggressions & Workplace Conflict Wednesday, December 9 2:00 - 3:45 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!