Invitation to employee learning opportunities for spring 2024

This semester, embark on a journey of professional growth with the HR Employee Learning and Engagement team’s virtual, in-person and self-paced learning experiences.  

ELE works to unlock the potential of every Vanderbilt employee by offering innovative and meaningful learning experiences, creating space to foster conversations and connections, and encouraging a culture of learning and growth. Our vision is for every employee to feel connected and integral to Vanderbilt’s mission, empowered to invest in themselves and succeed in their role, engaged in the campus community and inspired to design their best future.   

To learn more about each workshop and to enroll, please visit the links below, visit our website or search for “ELE” on SkyVU/Oracle under Learning. Please note that our workshops are offered at no cost to all VU employees.  

Live learning experiences: 

Conversation Circles: A Series for Managers and Leaders (hosted by ELE and HR Consulting): 

  • Mid-year Performance Conversations and Calibrating on Goals, Feb. 21, 2–3 p.m. (virtual) 
  • Creating a Culture of Learning and Growth on Your Team, March 28, 1–2 p.m. (virtual) 
  • A Discussion on Screening Resumes, Interviewing and Hiring, April 17, 1–2 p.m. (virtual) 

*Please note: enrollment within Oracle is for the Conversation Circle series. We invite you to join us for any session that aligns with your interest and availability. 

Designing Your Life and Career, a small group life design and career coaching experience: 

  • Group 1: Thursdays, 11 a.m.–noon, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and March 7 (virtual) 
  • Group 2: Thursdays, 11 a.m.–noon, March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18 and 25 (virtual) 
  • Group 3: Mondays, 1–2 p.m., Feb. 19 and 26, March 3 and 25, April 1 and 18 (virtual) 

Available in a self-paced format (recorded sessions): 

 The HR ELE team may add development opportunities throughout the semester. For the most up to date information, we invite you to visit our website.    

Our team has also selected resources on a variety of relevant topics, including career growth, communication, leadership, mentorship and teamwork, to share with you.   

If you would like to offer feedback on professional development opportunities, suggest any topic ideas or are interested in hosting a workshop for your department or team, we’d love to hear from you. To share ideas or feedback, please email the HR ELE team at