Professional Development

Sponsored Tuition

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Sponsored Tuition enables eligible staff to take UC Berkeley Extension classes!

People & Culture, in cooperation with UC Berkeley Extension, is proud to announce that we have enhanced the University Extension Sponsored Tuition program. 

Technology and Systems Training

Program Overview


The Technology and Systems Training program offers professional development opportunities to all campus employees with a results-oriented focus on productivity, process improvement, data management, business intelligence, and automation.

eLearn (LinkedIn Learning)

There are many Online Learning classes available to UC Berkeley staff. The wide range of resources includes:

Staff Organizations

Staff Organizations – Staff Organizations offer individuals the opportunity to become more involved in campus life. Many of these groups are identity-based and celebrate the diversity of our staff members, while also offering a safe space on campus to share and learn about each other.

Communities of Practice

Communities of Practice – Each Community of Practice brings together staff with similar professional interests, and serve as a community to share knowledge and offer professional development. They develop a shared collective of resources and tools to enhance particular skills.

Conflict Resolution & Prevention Training

The Staff Ombuds Office offers a variety of classes and workshops to help manage and resolve conflict in the workplace. For a list of current dates of Conflict Resolution & Prevention trainings, please visit the Staff Ombuds Office Training page.

Below are general descriptions of classes we offer and our class schedule for 2018. TO REGISTER for a class, enter the UC Learning Center site directly through the Blu portal. Classes are free.

Be Well at Work – Faculty/Staff Health Programs

Be Well at Work – Faculty/Staff Health Programs – Prevention services and workshops addressing ergonomics, wellness, and work/life through a continuum of treatment services such as employee assistance, occupational health, and disability services.