Carnegie Mellon University

Professional Development

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) 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. To assist the campus community, OHR has curated a listing of online courses focusing on a diverse set of skills and abilities.

Other Training Resources:

  • 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. View a listing of suggested courses [pdf].
  • Staff Supervisory Awareness Program — OHR was in the process of piloting a new learning program for staff supervisors before the current emergency occurred. These materials are being reviewed to determine which can be offered virtually in the near term and those that will require some modification. Watch for additional communications or on this page for more information.
  • University Advancement Curated Resources [pdf] — University Advancement has curated a listing of internal and external training opportunities

Highlighted FocusU On Demand Training:

External Reading Materials and Podcasts

  • The Forum Podcast 

    For over 31 years, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion® has served as a convening hub for those seeking to grow professional leadership and effectiveness skills in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion by engaging people, advancing ideas and igniting change. The Forum's podcasts are a great way to stay current with a variety of D&I topics.

  • Inclusion Works Podcast 

    The Inclusion Works podcast explores the secrets of building inclusive culture at work and in the community. We will be joined by leaders, experts and activists all working to bring fresh thinking to the inclusion debate. We will be asking those all-important questions to find out more about them, their work and how they make inclusion work. If you are interested in driving change, accelerating diversity or simply finding ways to be more inclusive every day, then join us for Inclusion Works. Because diversity is just half of the battle.

  • The Inclusion Solution Podcast
    The Inclusion Solution Live is The Winters Group’s Official Podcast for all things Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. It is an expansion on the Inclusion Solution blog, which means you now have the option to read and/or listen to proposed solutions for a more inclusive world.