Classroom Learning

Summer 2016 Courses

Classroom sessions will return in September 2016.

This summer, professional development workshops are available through Online Learning via Skills@Columbia and

The following list offers expert skill-building courses in communication skills, management and leadership development available via You can complete courses in their entirety or simply access only the learning content or modules you need. Each of the courses below can be found on via the search box, once you have logged in using your UNI and password.

Work Productivity

Communication Skills

Management Development

Time Management Fundamentals    

Communicating with ConfidenceManaging for Results
Efficient Email Management with Outlook 2016      Managing Project CommunicationsNew Manager Fundamentals
Excel 2010 Essential TrainingGrammar FundamentalsPerformance Review Fundamentals
Presentation Fundamentals  Fred Kofman on Managing ConflictMotivating and Engaging Employees
Decision-Making FundamentalsTeamwork FundamentalsManaging Project Teams


If you have questions or feedback, please contact Senior Director of Learning & Development Tanea Flanders at


Work Productivity


Time Management Fundamentals

Get time management strategies to stay organized, keep a clear mind, and be more productive—in work and life.

Course Length: 2 hours 51 minutes



Efficient Email Management with Outlook 2016

Get your inbox under control. Learn to streamline your Outlook 2016 workflow with tips, strategies, and techniques for reviewing and organizing email.

Course Length: 3 hours 7 minutes


Excel 2010 Essential Training

Excel tutorials that use real-world examples to teach the core features and tools in Excel 2010.

Course Length: 6 hours 21 minutes



Presentation Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of preparing for and delivering a compelling business presentation.

Course Length: 1 hour 31 minutes



Decision-Making Fundamentals

Learn how to make better business decisions faster, incur less risk, and gain support for your decisions.

Course Length: 48 minutes


Communication Skills



Communicating with Confidence

Get simple communication tools, strategies, and tips to help you communicate with confidence

Course Length: 1 hour 28 minutes



Managing Project Communication

Discover how to use communication strategies to better manage your projects.

Course Length: 1 hour 47 minutes



Grammar Fundamentals

Discover how to avoid the most common grammar mistakes and improve the clarity of your writing.

Course Length: 2 hours 11 minutes



Fred Kofman on Managing Conflict

Don't avoid conflict; manage it. Learn the tools that turn conflicts into positive outcomes in this workshop-style course with LinkedIn Vice President, philosopher of leadership, and influencer Fred Kofman.

Course Length: 1 hour 4 minutes



Teamwork Fundamentals

Management trainer Chris Croft discusses the qualities of great teams and what you can do to be an effective team member.

Course Length: 1 hour 16 minutes



Management Development


Managing for Results

Discover how to manage your team to optimize execution and performance.

Course Length: 1 hour 21 minutes


New Manager Fundamentals

Learn to establish your identity as a leader and connect with your team when you first step into a management position.

Course Length: 1 hour 12 minutes



Performance Review Fundamentals

Learn how to gather performance feedback, write reviews, and deliver them effectively, while making performance review conversations part of your management year-round.

Course Length: 2 hours 20 minutes


Motivating and Engaging Employees

Learn how to motivate your team and retain their valuable contributions over time.

Course Length: 1 hour 50 minutes



Managing Project Teams

Discover how to build, shape, and maximize project teams.

Course Length: 1 hour 29 minutes