Education and growth aren’t just for the students at UW–Madison. As a member of our working community, you are welcome and encouraged to explore the broad spectrum of opportunities to add to your professional skills.
Learning & Talent Development
As part of UW–Madison’s Office of Human Resources, the Office of Talent Management sponsors and manages over 3,000 learning events including training courses, seminars, and conferences each year. Their website is a good resource and starting point for you to find a wide range of professional development opportunities.
UW–Madison has a subscription to Lynda.com, a vast, online library of training videos and tutorials on software and more. This resource is open to all faculty and staff — just log in with your NetID.
You can get HIPAA training and more information through Learn@UW.
The Institutional Review Board office offers outreach and training sessions for groups and departments on a variety of IRB topics.
The Wisconsin School of Business offers certificate programs, online courses and other professional development opportunities for you and your team.
Department of Engineering Professional Development
The University of Wisconsin College of Engineering offers cutting-edge short courses, certificate programs and licensing credits for today’s working professionals.
Division of Continuing Studies
With an extensive catalog of both credit and noncredit courses, including many targeted to and scheduled for nontraditional students, Continuing Studies can be an ideal place for your professional development needs.
Faculty and Staff Professional Development
The vice provost for faculty and staff supports Faculty and Staff Professional Development, including specific “chat series” designed for academic staff, assistant professors and mid-career faculty.
Professional Development Grants
Financial support for professional development for Academic Staff and University Staff.
UW-Extension Professional Development
UW-Extension offers Professional and Personal Development courses and workshops.