Staff Learning & Development Offerings

UC Learning Center – Register for classes and posted learning events. Access your training transcript and certificates.

eLearn ( – Free online videos to learn business, technology and creative skills.  With over 5,500 courses taught by subject matter experts – on your desktop, laptop or phone.

Manager & Supervisor Development – Resources available for managers and supervisors to enhance their skills and knowledge and to learn more about management.

Technology and Systems Training – Free technology training for staff and departmental units on Microsoft Office applications suite, Google Apps, UC Learning Center, Microsoft SharePoint Services, project management utilities, Box, and other collaboration and cloud services promoted at UC Berkeley.

Professional Skills – Courses to help you build skills that support your productivity and performance.

Sponsored Tuition – Free tuition at the time of enrollment for selected UC Berkeley Extension courses for eligible staff.

Functional Development

Advancing Practice – A professional development program for academic advisors.

Research Administrator Professional Development Program (RAPDP) – A professional development program for research administrators.

Human Capital Management (HCM) – Training in the use of Berkeley’s human resources information system.

Career Development Program for Staff

My UC Career Portal – Providing tools to learn more about your strengths, skills, and opportunities.

Career development workshops – For planning and self-assessment.

Career counseling services – Clarify career questions, receive assistance in accessing information and resources, and create a plan to achieve career goals.

Compliance Training – Trainings on sexual harassment and sexual violence prevention and cyber security.

Corporate Executive Board (CEB) – Get insights and best practices, particularly in the areas of IT, HR, Finance, and Leadership.

Manager Excellence Resource Center (MERC) – Part of the CEB Learning and Development Leadership Council, this learning portal is for managers at all levels to help them develop themselves and their employees, move into new roles, work with others, and drive team performance.

Training Calendar

Calendar of in-person career development and technical training opportunities

Other Campus Options

Be Well at Work – Faculty/Staff Health Programs – Prevention services and workshops addressing ergonomics, wellness, and work/life through a continuum of treatment services such as employee assistance, occupational health, and disability services.

Communities of Practice – Each Community of Practice brings together staff with similar professional interests, and serve as a community to share knowledge and offer professional development. They develop a shared collective of resources and tools to enhance particular skills.

Conflict Resolution & Prevention Training – The Staff Ombuds Office offers a variety of classes and workshops to help manage and resolve conflict in the workplace.

Library – UC Berkeley – Search for books, e-books, journals, magazine articles and more by accessing free vast library resources.

Mentorship Program – Berkeley Staff Assembly (BSA) – A volunteer program, coordinated by the Career Development Committee (CDC), that pairs experienced campus staff members (mentors) with staff who are looking to develop themselves professionally (mentees). Participants have the opportunity to build connections, explore challenges, and better understand the Berkeley organizational culture.

Multicultural Education – Workshops for staff and campus departments that address issues of diversity, inclusion and multiculturalism.

Staff Organizations – Staff Organizations offer individuals the opportunity to become more involved in campus life. Many of these groups are identity-based and celebrate the diversity of our staff members, while also offering a safe space on campus to share and learn about each other.

Learning Resources was last modified: May 27th, 2018 by Tom