Carnegie Mellon University


Explore the many professional development opportunities available to you as a staff member at Carnegie Mellon. Programs and services are offered by the Office of Human Resources and our Learning Partners and cover a range of topics to help you achieve success in your role.

Professional Development Programs and Services

Professional Development Workshops

Build skills and expertise and explore concepts and competencies through dynamic resources and experiential, interactive workshops.

Compliance Training

Ensure that you understand rules and regulations and that you comply with state and federal laws through live training sessions, information sessions and online resources.

Organizational Development

Consult with Professional Development Services to learn how to strengthen your ability to serve as an insightful and driven leader who can champion shared vision, productive norms and a thriving culture.

Custom Workshops

Request a custom program to give the staff members in your organization the opportunity to engage with colleagues, discover new strategies and develop a plan to continue learning.

Learning Partners

Find professional development, compliance-related training and other learning opportunities within your organization or across campus; those responsible for providing learning opportunities can connect with colleagues and promote your programs and initiatives.

Digital Learning Initiative

Explore the learning design process from inception to implementation and discover digital learning capabilities, tools and resources; connect with a community of digital learning designers to share ideas and best practices.

New Hire Orientation and Year One Initiative

Acclimate to the university, understand your role and responsibilities, and support your professional growth; hiring departments can learn how to develop and improve their onboarding programs.

Workday Change Management and Training

Whether you use Workday as an employee or on behalf of your organization, access trainings, quick guides and a variety of resources to help navigate the system and related processes.