Training and Professional Development Resources



  • LinkedIn Learning, an online service that provides access to hundreds of courses and tutorials taught by industry experts and leaders. Beginner and advanced tutorials are available in business, technology, software, and creative skills


  • Workday@Penn, Penn’s human resource, payroll, and financials platform training catalog


  • Penn IT Academy (not just IT), besides technical training, the Academy includes training in core competencies that are fundamental to working in an office environment. To access courses: Discover – Workday ( In the “Explore the Learning Catalog,” click on “Browse Learning,” and type Penn IT Academy in the search.


  • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)



  • The Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT), a Penn campus-wide collaboration of working student affairs professionals, affiliated faculty and graduate students, and other campus stakeholders. SALT hosts open quarterly meetings and events on topics of interest in student affairs, along with an annual spring conference.



  • Professional Associations: Many associations offer free webinars, e.g. EDUCAUSE 



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