Human Resources: HR 128 Training
The mission of training at the UT Health Science Center is to strengthen and support the professional and personal growth of its employees. The goal of our training program is to empower employees to gain knowledge and awareness of services, policies, goals and practices. Through training, UTHSC employees enrich their skills, achieve excellence, and add value to the university at many levels.
Training Calendar and Course Registration
View a full listing of training classes and register online.
- LinkedIn Workshop
- College Fair for Employees
- Financial Spring Cleaning
- Money Matters: A Personal Finance Newsletter
- Training Basics Made Simple: A Train-the-Trainer Program
- Training News Archive
The University administration’s support for the benefits of training is clear in UT policy HR0128 - Human Resources Development. It states:
"The University of Tennessee believes the professional development and training of its employees are central to the university's mission, vision, and values. The head of each campus or institute is responsible for ensuring that individual and departmental training needs are met. The Office of Employee and Organizational Development will assist campus and institute officers (or designees) with assessing needs and providing training or other appropriate services to meet individual and departmental goals. Professional development and training should be planned individually during the employee's annual performance review. Supervisors are strongly encouraged to support employees' participation in a minimum of 32 hours of training and development activities per year".
The recommendation of 32 hours of training and professional development each calendar year is an attainable goal. The goal can be easily reached with a combination of training opportunities both on and off campus. Acceptable options include on-campus classroom training, online computer-based training; off-site classes and seminars; webinars, conferences, etc. Please visit the training calendar for upcoming opportunities on campus.
Credit for classes completed on campus is applied to employee records by the department offering the class.
Credit for customized departmental training and outside seminars, and/or conferences will be issued upon request. Simply complete the Request for Additional Training Credit form and submit it along with the class brochure/flyer and roster to the HR Training Department – 910 Madison, Suite 722 for processing.