Learning and Development

Queen's is committed to advancing a culture of learning for both students and employees. As a Queen's employee, you will have countless opportunities to develop, grow, and achieve your goals. We offer a wide range of customized training, stand-alone workshops, and certificate programs to help you advance in your career.

Review our resources below to learn more. If you are a current employee, visit the  for comprehensive learning and development resources.


Workshops and Training

Employees can start their learning journey by sharpening their skills, deepening their knowledge, or exploring other professional development opportunities available through the HR Learning Catalogue. We offer workshops that cover a wide range of topics and skills including communication, finance, customer service, time management, change management, and more. Many of the workshops count towards the completion of different certificate programs. 

Certificate Programs

Certificate programs have been designed with flexibility in mind and can be completed in a number of different ways. Programs cover a wide-range of topics that can help employees grow in their career at Queen's and typically include completion of different core and elective workshops. Some current program offerings include Administrative Professionals, International Perspectives, Workplace Communications, and From Diversity to Inclusion in the Workplace. 

Leadership Learning

Leadership programs have been carefully designed for Queen's employees at different stages in their leadership journey. Programs include Exploring, Emerging, and Advancing Leadership, all of which provide employees with the opportunity to network and collaborate with other leaders from across the university. 

Thrive 365

Our Thrive 365 programming is created with intention and is meant to be responsive to the current needs of Queen鈥檚 employees. Discover and participate in wellness programs, events, celebrations, workshops, and initiatives designed with diverse needs in mind, including nutrition, fitness, and mental health resources.

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Custom Learning

Human Resources provides customized in-house learning for teams. Topics include business writing, interpersonal communications, customer service, presentation skills, problem solving, running efficient meetings, stress management, time management, team building, and more. For more details, contact the Organizational Development and Learning team at hrodl@queensu.ca.

Inquire about Custom Learning

If you are a current employee, visit the  for comprehensive learning and development resources.