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Development courses and connection opportunities to support your career growth.

We offer a variety of development courses and connection opportunities, such as informational interviews and networking workshops. Join other colleagues from across the university to learn new skills and techniques that will improve your job performance and keep you on the track for success.

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Course Calendar

Courses displayed by month, date and time so you can find the one that best fits your schedule.

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Course Catalog

Professional development courses with full descriptions so you can identify a particular course to fit your needs.

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Free Learning Platforms

Learn any time, any place, with Coursera and LinkedIn Learning! Login through Axess to grow skills and knowledge.

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Leadership Programs

Programs to develop managers and leaders are offered, with participation based on nomination within each school and unit. Review the options and speak with your manager or local human resources manager to express interest.

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Training Providers at Stanford

Your professional development is also supported by many departments and groups at Stanford on a broad range of topics.

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Communities of Practice

View a directory of the communities of practice you can join as a way to expand your and Stanford's capabilities.

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Apprenticeship Program

On-the-job training program for workers as apprentices, facilitating career choices and pathways to journey-level positions at Stanford.

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