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Training & Organization Development

The office of Training & Organization Development’s mission is to enhance faculty and staff knowledge and skills with high-quality, accessible training and professional development opportunities to support UMBC’s vision of becoming the best public research university of our size.

We are dedicated to supporting the campus community and being a strategic partner to help other departments meet their objectives.  As a result of these partnerships, our professional development opportunities create a UMBC workplace that is efficient, effective, and a good steward of resources.

The T & OD website has a list of our current programs as well as tools and resources for leadership, mentoring, professional development, and other topics.

Required Training

Additional Professional Development Resources

Helpful Links

SkillSoft e-Learning

This online development tool provides a wide variety of courses that will assist in building competencies needed for your position and developing your potential as you prepare for advanced assignments. For information on SkillSoft, a demo, FAQ’s and a Quick Start Guide go to

Current T & OD Programs
A listing of current programs are listed on the Training and Organization Development section of the Human Resources website.
UMBC Training Registration Site
The UMBC Training Registration Site at is where you register for programs offered by T&OD, the Division of Information Technology (DoIT), and programs provided by other campus departments.

Contact Us

Training & Organization Development
Phone extension: 56262