Individual Learning

Learning & Development offers many options for individuals to engage in professional and personal development.

Skillsoft is SLU's online learning platform to support faculty and staff personal and professional development. Skillsoft has thousands of books, videos, online courses, job-aids, and certification preparation materials on a wide variety of topics. Explore all that Skillsoft has to offer from your desktop or mobile device. Skillsoft is accessible through your mySLU Tools tab. 

Instructor-Led Training
Learning & Development offers instructor-led training (ILT) sessions for faculty and staff to grow their skills, while also developing relationships with other members of the SLU community. These sessions include: 

  • Becoming a Champion for Positive Work Culture
  • Are You Listening?
  • Speaking with Confidence
  • Understanding F.M.L.A.
  • A.L.I.C.E. Response to Active Shooter
  • And many more!

To view current offerings and register, visit the "Instructor-Led Training" page found on the Skillsoft Home Page.

Live Well
Live Well is part of our Employee Wellness program for SLU employees. Live Well is run through HR with the purpose of addressing personal, spiritual, and financial well-being. Speakers include SLUCare physicians, faculty, staff, and outside partners who volunteer to share their expertise. To view upcoming sessions and register, visit the "Instructor-Led Training" listing found on the Skillsoft Home Page. 

Resources for Managers
Whether you are a new manager or a current manager, Learning & Development is dedicated to providing you with the necessary resources to lead your team. Learn more about workshops and sessions for teams here.

The Manager's HR Reference Guide is a comprehensive list of HR resources for managers at SLU to assist in the following areas: hiring; onboarding and developing employees; management; and, supervision of employees. Click here to access the guide.

Toastmasters Public Speaking Group
Improve your leadership and speaking skills by joining SLU's Toastmasters Club, Toast of SLU. Toast of SLU is open to current and retired SLU faculty and staff. Members meet the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the HR Training Room (Wool Center, Room 128). Toast of SLU members give speeches, take on leadership roles in meetings, and offer constructive feedback to other members. Prospective members are always invited to attend meetings as guests. For more information visit the Toast of SLU website.