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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. 

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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