Online Professional Development Resources
The Office of Human Resources has complied the following list of free professional development resources that can be accessed online.
Training and Development - Customized Live Virtual Sessions
We can help provide you and your staff trainings that are tailored to your workforce development needs via Zoom.
Examples of sessions conducted:
- Conflict Resolution
- Generational Diversity
- Effective Listening & Communication
- Emotional Intelligence
- Exceptional Customer Service
- Organizational Skills
- Professionalism in the Workplace
- Time Management
- Team Building
- Transformational Leadership
As part of the University of Texas System's Texas Credentials for the Future initiative, we are happy to announce that UTEP students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to earn microcredentials through Coursera's Career Academy at no cost. The initiative seeks to graduate UT System students who are broadly educated and specifically skilled by supplementing traditional degrees with microcredentials.
Companies such as Google, IBM, Meta, Goodwill, and CVS are offering microcredentials to help learners develop knowledge and skills in areas such as data analytics, social media marketing, UX design, and sales operations. Please click the relevant link below to find out more about what's included and how to participate.
Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program
Deer Oaks Employee Assistance program offers a variety of online articles and trainings on topics such as:
- Parenting Information
- Professional Development
- Supervisor Training
- Health & Wellness
You can access Deer Oaks by following the link below. Username & Password: UTEP
edX is a global nonprofit, with hundreds of classes and courses from over 120 major Universities and Colleges around the world. Most of the individual course can be audited free of charge.
- Topics ranging from computer science to leadership
- Classes are designed to support learners at every stage of their career
The link below takes you directly to the course list. Learners will need to set up an account – free of charge.
Alison is a free online training and education platform that focuses on workplace skills. It offers over 1,000 courses with free access. While there is a charge to obtain a certification, all courses are free to enroll in and complete. Topics include areas such as:
To utilize Alison’s training options, visit the site link below to create a free account.
For more information:
You may email your questions to TrainingDevelopment@utep.edu.