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Training and Staff Development

A variety of training and professional development opportunities are available to U of I faculty and staff. Some classes will enhance your skills and understanding of system tools, such as Banner or FERPA training, and others will be aligned with your personal development and career advancement.

If you are interested in pursuing training programs, talk with your supervisor to discuss available resources.

Some classes may be online and available across the campuses. Some classes may be campus specific.

System Offices

Decision Support training (Eddie, business objects, data warehouse)

Ethics training -- online tutorials addressing a variety of skills development, including technical and soft skills

Office of Business & Financial Services training (OBFS) (training curriculum guide, registration links, calendar)

System Human Resource Services

U of I Online, online classes on all campuses


Employee Development and Learning

Technology Services

FAST3 -- Faculty and Staff Technology Training Team

FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) training

Web Tools, a suite of self-contained tools (events calendars, blogs, discussion boards, form builder,enewsletters) that will help you help your unit achieve its communications goals [NOTE: most tools are also available to UIC and UIS staff] 


ACCC -- Academic Computing and Communications Center

Blended Learning -- teaching toolbox for faculty

FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) training

HR organizational effectiveness


Center for Online Learning, Research and Service information repository

FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) training  

Web Services website and resources.



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