Training & Courses

Columbia University Human Resources offers an extensive selection of courses — both in the classroom and online — to meet the diverse needs of our faculty, staff, students and affiliates. Whether you need to improve a skill or are looking to fulfill compliance requirements for your job, there are many opportunities available to support you and the work you do. 

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All new administrative Officers and Support Staff are required to complete the Anti-Harassment, Anti-Discrimination and Title IX training within the first 31 days of your start date.

Go to Anti-Harassment Training

Working with Minors

Members of the Columbia University community who interact with, supervise, chaperone or otherwise oversee minors in programs or activities at, or sponsored by, the University are required to take Protection of Minors training.

Register for Protection of Minors Training


TalentLink is the system used at Columbia University to manage job descriptions, requisitions and applicant information for the recruitment of administrative personnel. This includes officers of administration and union and non-union support staff.

Go to TalentLink Training

Peoplesoft@Columbia (PAC)

Certain roles require completion of training courses and satisfactorily passing associated knowledge assessments or acknowledgements before access to PAC modules is granted. 

Access the PAC Roles to Training Courses Guide for an overview of  required training per PAC role as well as recommended training courses.

Learn more about PAC

Enterprise Learning Management (ELM)

Most training courses and guides for HR web-based training are on the Enterprise Learning Management (ELM) system.

ELM provides training on everything from improving your communications skills, to learning new software, to becoming a better manager.

For more information, Visit ELM

Morningside and Manhattanville Campuses

This workshop helps familiarize newly-hired faculty and staff with the University community, benefits programs, campus resources, and much more.

Learn More & Register for Orientation

Medical Center

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Human Resources provides training on everything from improving your communications skills, to learning new software, to becoming a better manager.

Browse & Register for Courses in ELM 

Learn about ELM

Faculty and staff have unlimited access to a vast library of high-quality, online video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts.

Login to LinkedIn Learning using your UNI and password to access online courses.