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Workplace Learning & Development

UMass Lowell offers a wide variety of programs to help you build skills for the role you have today, and to help foster your career growth and personal development.

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From training classes and workshops, to career development programs, management and team development programs, and certificate programs, the Workplace Learning & Development team provides the resources to achieve your personal and professional goals.

Most of the courses have a capacity of 20 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Participation is on a voluntary basis, with supervisory approval.

Employees should discuss any training plans and dates with their supervisor to ensure there is adequate coverage. To the extent that it is possible and practical, supervisors are encouraged to allow their staff to participate in professional development opportunities.

Women at a table during a workplace learning & development program

Featured Programs

We are pleased to offer the following new programs: 
  • Introduction to Mindfulness
  • The Heart of Mindfulness: Exploring the Practices of Meditation
  • Courageous Dialogue: How to Keep Difficult Conversations from Being De-railed
  • Inclusive Communication
  • Navigating Your Career
  • CliftonStrengths
  • Presenting at Work: Managing the Message and the Audience
  • Effective Problem Solving in the Workplace
  • Advanced Facilitation Skills for Effective Meetings
  • UML Brand Pro
  • Unconscious Attitudes/Implicit Bias Training
  • Facilitate an Inclusive Search Committee
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • The Sandwich Generation: Balancing Aging Parents and Your Children

Upcoming Programs