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Workplace Learning & Development is dedicated to providing innovative high-quality workplace programs, resources and services that contribute to an individual's and an organization's success and flourishing in the workplace. Learn more about WLD.

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online learningWorkplace Learning & Development has a number of Self-Guided Learning modules for you to explore at your own pace, such as: 

Need Environmental Health and Safety trainings? Find online and in-person trainings on the EH&S training site, which includes the OWL platform (Online Web-based Learning).

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View our overview page on Linkedin Learning for information on logging in and what resources you can expect to find, or select one of the Career Development Paths or Competencies below to start viewing video courses curated by WLD.

NEW: Further your career by exploring the career development paths and mastering the new staff competencies.

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Interested? Learn more about eligibility, program goals and format, and the application process

Attendance of all program dates is a requirement:

Session 1 July 24, 9am - 3pm
Session 2 July 25, 10am - 2pm
Session 3 August 1, 9am - Noon
Session 4 August 6, 9am - 1:30pm

Application deadline: Friday, June 14

read more about Applications are now being accepted for the Summer 2024 Foundations of Supervision Program!

Complete at least 10 hours of learning with Workplace Learning & Development from January 2024-June 2024 and receive the WLD Microlearning Certificate!   

Hours can be earned via the following:  

  • Attend a workshop (45 mins-3 hour workshops qualify, anything longer does not)  
  • Complete a WLD Canvas course (Completing a Canvas course is 1 hour of training time) 
  • Complete LinkedIn Learning courses  (Each completed course must be at least 1 hour in length)
  • Complete a self-guided learning module through the WLD website (Completing a module is 1 hour of training time)

Employees that complete the requirements will also be invited to a Lunch and Learn event at the end of June 2024 and entered to win a grand prize!  All employees (remote, hybrid, and in-person) can participate. The Lunch and Learn will include a catered meal, a keynote speaker, and an entry into winning the grand prize. Remote employees who...

read more about Spring 2024: Microlearning Certificate

Do you need a thought partner to give guidance on a workplace or supervisor issue?  Consultants in Workplace Learning & Development are available for a quick consultation to give you advice on next possible steps based on your stated need. 

Request a consultation by submitting this services request form

UMass Amherst strives for a workplace environment that fosters individual growth and accomplishment and that allows employees to create a more balanced life. The Human Resources WorkWell@UMass website gives employees valuable resources and strategies for enhancing:                                  

- personal wellbeing
- work-life wellbeing 
- employee engagement and inclusion