Seminars, Workshops, and Training

The following training opportunities are available to Western Michigan University faculty and staff members free of charge.

Computer training

Interactive computer courses in more than 150 topics. For more information and to request an account, pleases visit the Faculty Technology Center's Online Training for Faculty and Staff.

Seminars and Workshops

The Social Security Administration will host a Pre-Retirement Planning Workshop on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The workshop will be held at the Bernhard Center, rooms 157-159, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. No registration is necessary. You are welcome to bring your lunch and bring a guest.

Supervisory Training

For select presentations and recommended resources please visit Supervisory Training.

Telephone and voice mail procedures

View an eight-minute video overview of how to best serve our University community using the telephone and voice mail. To begin the video, please visit WMU Telephone and Voice Mail Procedures.

Title IX Awareness and Violence Prevention and Bullying Prevention

Participate in three interactive, on-line training programs developed specifically for Western Michigan University. To begin, please visit Training: Awareness and Prevention.

Work Life Web

The HelpNet Work Life Web gives WMU employees and their families access to information, articles, and resources on a variety of topics that include family and care giving, health and wellness, emotional well-being, and daily living. You will need to enter user name "cowboy" and password "employee", when you visit HelpNet's Work Life Web.