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Your guide to training at the U

By Life@theU

Your guide to training at the U

By Life@theU

With TALK performance evaluations underway, managers and their direct reports are encouraged to take advantage of the many opportunities available at the U. From enhancing a professional skill set to leadership development training, we’re sharing the many ways you can enrich your UM work experience.

Professional Development

Through the department of Talent and Organizational Development, faculty and staff on every campus have opportunities to participate in leadership development and executive coaching programs to grow leadership skills at any level. Interested in sharing your passion for the U while welcoming new employees during orientation? Explore the U Facilitator program for details on how to get involved.

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ULEARN

The world is at your fingertips with free access to ULearn’s online training and professional development tools. With courses for every career or personal interest, there is literally something for everyone. Not sure where to start? Many professional and personal effectiveness courses are organized by topic or can be explored using ULearn’s global search to discover thousands of opportunities online,  including live professional development courses, certifications, books and videos.

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LinkedIn Learning

Use your ’Cane ID for free access to one of the top online learning platforms available. Formerly Lynda.com, LinkedIn Learning’s e-learning tools are catered to anyone with interests in business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. With almost 6,000 courses available, you can learn new skills, taught by industry experts, on your own time.

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UMIT

From listservs to voicemail, the University’s office of information technology provides online and in-person training on all of the technical tools available to you that can be used to enhance and support your current role at the U.

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Tuition Remission Benefits

When you’re a part of a top-tier institution like the U, it’s never too late to go back to school. Whether you’re looking to earn your first degree or you want to add to your credentials, you may be eligible for tuition remission benefits to support your endeavours.

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Continuing Education

The division of continuing and international education offers credit and non-credit academic programs to various types of students, including high school students, traditional undergraduates, international students, adults, and organizations. From intensive language programs to paralegal, from coding bootcamp to grant writing certifications—there are plenty of ways to continue learning at every stage of your life.

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