Training & Professional Development

Brandeis University takes pride in the rich hub of knowledge and varied life experiences of our valued staff members. Empowering team members in furthering their education with training and professional development keeps their knowledge base relevant, makes their job experience more rewarding and adds value to the university as a whole.

Employees are welcome to benefit from:

  • Hands-on Trainings
  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Web-based Instructional Videos from Lynda.com

On topics such as:

  • Preventing Sexual Harassment
  • How to conduct a performance review
  • Setting Goals
  • Overcoming Procrastination
  • Business Communication

For more information, contact Training Specialist Cynthia Farquhar at 781-736-4470, or at farquhar@brandeis.edu.

*Note: we are currently updating the training schedule for the Fall. Please check back later for an updated schedule.

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New Employee Orientation

NEO

 New Employee Orientation

This workshop is required and provides new employees with the necessary information and tools to successfully work at Brandeis. Topics covered include: an overview of the history and makeup of Brandeis, important policies and procedures, an overview of the function of and services provided by the Office of Human Resources, and general campus resources and information.

New Employee Orientations are offered on the following dates:

Wednesday, August 8

Wednesday, September 12

Wednesday, September 26

Wednesday, October 3

Wednesday, October 24

Wednesday, November 14

Wednesday, November 28

Wednesday, December 5

Wednesday, December 12

Please contact Human Resources at 781-736-4474 or humanresources@brandeis.edu to register.


Professional Development Workshops

Preventing Sexual Harassment and Title IX Workshop

 Preventing Sexual Harassment and Title IX Workshop for Managers, Staff and Faculty

The workshop will provide managers, faculty and staff with the information and tools necessary to recognize, prevent and respond to sexual harassment and sexual assault.  The workshop will incorporate the impact of diversity on these issues and will discuss the role managers and faculty have as Responsible Employees and the mandates under Title IX.   

Light refreshments will be served

Location:        Hassenfeld Conference Center, Luria Room

The workshop will be offered on the following dates/times:

Thursday, September 20         9:00-11:00 am          register

Tuesday, October 23               1:00-3:00 pm            register

Thursday, November 15          9:00-11:00 am          register

Monday, December 3               1:00-3:00 pm            register

Please contact Cynthia Farquhar at farquhar@brandeis.edu with any questions.




Online Professional Development Workshops

Web-based Instructional Videos

 Lynda.com Instructional Videos

All active staff, faculty and students have unlimited access to an online library of over 2,500 high quality web-based instructional videos offered through Lynda.com.   

  • Learn new skills and new technology at your own pace
  • Improve Excel, Word, Photoshop, video editing, business skills and programming
  • Design customized playlists of courses or individual tutorials
  • Keep track of course history and provide certification of completion, if desired

Lynda at Brandeis can be accessed via the Brandeis Apps panel on the community login page, the LTS website, on Latte or by typing go.brandeis.edu/Lynda in a browser of a computer connected to the university network.

Log in using your UNetID and password.  

If you have any questions, or need assistance using the site you can visit Lynda at Brandeis FAQs or contact the LTS technology service desk.




Library and Technology Services Available for Staff

Library and Technology Services

 Computer Workshops

For Library and Technology Services computer workshops available for staff, please click here.