UC San Diego SearchMenu

Professional Development: A Resource for You

Use these tools and resources to help plan your professional development.

This is the online version of a section of the printed Staff Education and Development catalog. Access professional development tools and resources with the links below:

  • UC Learning Center: Find in-person and web-based training to learn more about your current position, as well as skills for career and personal development.
  • Skillsoft and Books 24X7: Technical and leadership/managment online training, including thousands of web-based training classes, tens of thousands of digitized books, audio books and videos.
  • UC San Diego Individual Development Plan (Word doc) – a comprehensive tool to help organize and document your professional development.
  • Certificate programs: Staff Education and Development offers 7 certificates:
    • Supervision Certificate (formerly the Human Resource Management Certificate)
    • Performance Management Certificate
    • Work Leader Certificate
    • Workplace Instructor Certificate
    • Department Safety Coordinator Certificate
    • UC San Diego SysAdmin Training Series
    • Academic Personnel Certificate
  • Educational Benefits system, to apply for employee educational discounts
  • TJAC form (PDF): (Medical Center only) Training Justification and Anticipated Cost form. Used to apply for employee educational discounts.
Note: this page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/professionaldevelopment
Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.