Carnegie Mellon University

Professional Development

CMU Training Resources

  • Development Program Guide — The Development Program Guide is a curated collection of learning modules, organized by role/topic area. Virtual courses, learning programs and videos are drawn from the university’s relationships with FocusU and LinkedIn Learning, as well as other partners including Vibrant Pittsburgh. 
  • Staff Supervisory Awareness Program — This program was developed by the Office of Human Resources to address the outcomes of the Task Force on Campus Climate and to provide all supervisors at CMU with a solid foundation of core human resources knowledge critical to their success.
  • LinkedIn Learning — LinkedIn Learning is a continually growing and evolving library of training videos and tutorials covering a wide range of software, technologies and business topics. Carnegie Mellon students, faculty and staff members can take advantage of free 24/7 access to the entire library of training. 
  • FocusU Learning Management System — The Office of Human Resources leverages FocusU to provide on-demand training and as a convenient tool to register for and track participation in instructor-led training sessions. FocusU provides access 24/7 access to video clips, online training, books and job aids. 

Highlighted FocusU On Demand Training

To assist the campus community, OHR has curated a listing of online courses focusing on a diverse set of skills and abilities.