What is MyTalent?

KU’s Talent Development System, MyTalent, is a set of integrated organizational HR processes designed to attract, develop, motivate, and retain productive, engaged employees. The goal of talent development is to create a high-performance, sustainable organization that meets its strategic and operational goals and objectives. The Human Resources department has created a framework to help members of the KU community understand the relationships between various HR processes supported by our office

The home dashboard provides quick access to information simply by clicking on tiles under Performance and Learning categories. The dashboard also features a To Do section, with action items available at a glance. Supervisors even have access to their team information right from the home dashboard, including quick access to Performance and Learning history. Additionally, MyTalent works as an employee directory and organizational chart tool. Use the search box at the top of the home page to view any employee's job title, university email, and hierarchical structure.

What is Learning Management?

Learning Management is the process of establishing training goals and plans that support individual goal attainment and  career planning. The University provides professional development courses to improve core competencies, enhance job performance, and encourage personal growth for faculty and staff. You may browse the available course offerings and register for courses within the Learning module of MyTalent. What you will find includes:

  • a searchable electronic course catalog, organized by Subject Area and alphabetically
  • a personalized assignment list, including those that are assigned to you for compliance purposes
  • a history of the courses you have successfully completed

Please see the other Professional Development webpages for more information about specific courses and programs available to employees.  


Learning Management System User Guide