HR Training

Welcome to Employee E-Learning at the University of Alaska

The University of Alaska offers employees many learning and development opportunities! An overview of a few online resources which are available and accessible to employees system-wide are listed below.

Suggestions to add resources may be emailed to

SkillSoft Resources

Available through January 30, 2015

SkillSoft Corporation's online resources are available to employees at no charge to you or your department. The resources are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at a University desktop computer* or a home computer if you have an internet connection (see system requirements). Your learning results are automatically recorded and transferred to your learning history within a learning management system called SkillPort.

Log-in here to Employee e-Learning

University employees may access the resources after logging in through UAOnline or a link on their regional Human Resources Department website.

Online courses include: Business Skills, Desktop (Microsoft Office), Information Technology, Workplace/Legal Compliance, Environmental, Safety and Health.

Courses to prepare for certification, practice exams and recertification credits are also available on SkillPort.  For more information, click here.

A list of suggested online courses based on University of Alaska job family may be found here.

SkillSoft Demos

Lenore Roush invites you to an online meeting using WebEx

**CANCELLED** Due to presenter's unexpected emergency.  A four page Quickstart is included here.  Within the QuickStart are embedded links to video clips explaining the resources and how to navigate the resources.  If you have questions, need assistance with navigating the UA Skillsoft site, or would like to request a rescheduled demo, contact Anne Sakumoto at or (907) 786-1432

September 19th 9:00 am

Meeting Number: 740 340 526

Meeting Password: welcome

  1. Go to Skillsoft Demo
  2. If requested, enter your name and email address
  3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: welcome
  4. Click "Join"
  5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen

Call-in toll-free number: 1-866-668-0721 (US)

Conference Code: 623 546 8761

SkillSoft Resources - The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Stephen Covey

ComPsych® Webinars

Webinars on a variety of professional and personal development topics may be found here. Webinars may be scheduled for your department meetings or retreats, campus development days, etc. and are available at no charge to you or your department.

ComPsych®, The Guidance Resources Company®, administers the University of Alaska's employee assistance program (EAP). ComPsych® offers webinars which are 45-60 minute overviews to increase program awareness, utilization and to enhance and develop employee and management knowledge. Training events and workshops are developed by ComPsych's staff of training experts and specialists in adult education. For webinar descriptions and to register, visit the ComPsych Learning Events  webpage.

Employees may also access ComPsych’s Guidance Resources Online (GRO) for added resources. The University offers an EAP to all benefit-eligible faculty and staff, their dependents and COBRA participants. See the UA Benefits page for more information and to obtain the University credentials to create your own GRO account.

2014 Training Topic and DateRegistration Links

How To Be More Engaged at Work

Thursday, October 9

Register for 11am-12pm AKDT

Developing Your Creative Side

Tuesday, October 14

Register for 9-10am AKDT

Financial Planning for Life

Thursday, October 23

Register for 11am-12pm AKDT

Respectful Workplace

This course is designed to provide employees with the knowledge of their rights and responsibilities under state and federal equal employment opportunity laws. It addresses how to recognize characteristics of illegal, offensive and disrespectful workplace behaviors and conveys that each University of Alaska employee shares the responsibility to create and maintain a respectful workplace free of harassing, intimidating, and/or discriminatory behavior. While classes are held at the campuses, this course may be taken online and a certificate printed upon completion.  Click here to view the Respectful Workplace course.

Family and Educational Rights and Privacy Act


A FERPA online course created for the University of Alaska is posted within UAOnline under “Employee Services” and “Employee E-Learning.”

Additional material via archived sessions and PowerPoint slides are available at the Statewide Student Services website. Instructions on how to access the recording may be found at

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