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Professional Development

Human Resources Management, University partners, and the Lawrence community provides many learning opportunities including course listings, the Staff Fellows program, and programs offered by other KU departments and off-campus organizations.

Current Staff Fellows Program

The Staff Fellows Program provides University Staff the unique opportunity to build their capacity as leaders, gain experience to grow their careers, and simultaneously work together on a campus project.

Previous Staff Fellows Projects

Course Offerings

A comprehensive list of courses offered to employees by Human Resource Management.

LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com Content

Access to Lynda.com, an online library that teaches the latest software, creative, leadership, and business skills through high-quality instructional videos. Free access to the library’s 5,000+ courses will be available to KU staff and faculty in September 2018.

Aspiring Leaders Program

The Aspiring Leaders Program introduces the essentials of leadership to equip participants to lead from where they are within their organization.

Project Leader Certificate Program

The Project Leader Certificate Program provides the opportunity to develop your leadership knowledge and your project management skills. It is presented by the Human Resource Management (HRM) Learning & Development unit in conjunction with the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO).

Learning Management System

Part of the Talent Development System known as MyTalent, the learning section is where employees can take online courses and register for in-person (instructor-led) trainings taking place on campus. 

Staff Leadership Summit

The Staff Leadership Summit is a day long series of a keynote speaker and breakout sessions geared toward professional and leadship development.

Other Resources and Programs

In additon to courses offered through Human Resource Management, there are a variety of learning and development opportunities offered through other KU affiliated and off-campus organizations.

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