Human Resources Training

The Human Resources (HR) department provides training and development programs to enhance employee skills, promote work/life balance, support updates in HR services, policies and processes, and encourage lifelong learning.
Upcoming programs:Instructor led workshops are featured on the right. Unless otherwise noted, to enroll in these courses, you will need to log into Employee Self Service. Additional information regarding enrollment is below.Take a look at our Training Catalog to view full descriptions of the programs available through Human Resources in a print-friendly PDF format. The catalog will be updated as new programs are added so be sure to check back often!


Instructor Led Training:

To register for the courses featured on the right (in the calendar) go to Employee Self Service. Click on “Learning and Development” then “Request Training Enrollment”, search for a course and choose the session you would like to attend. For assistance with online enrollment, please refer to the tipsheet located here.

You will receive a confirmation email once you have enrolled. To make any changes to your enrollment status please contact the Training Administrator for the course. If you encounter difficulties accessing your Employee Self Service account, please contact the TTS Support Center at or call 617-627-3376.

For questions about enrollment please contact Lauren Hubbard.


Writing Fundamentals:

Writing Fundamentals eLearning
This self-paced 30 minute eLearning focuses on the rules and best practices associated with grammar, word choice, and punctuation, providing detailed explanations and examples as well as opportunities to practice applying these rules within the module.

Online Performance Planning and Review:

For Managers: Using the Online Performance Review to Write Reviews
This 15-minute eLearning will review the functionality and workflow for writing Annual Performance Reviews in the new Online Performance Review form.

Using the Online Performance Plan: Adding and Updating Key Performance Areas to Your Performance Plan
This 15 minute self-paced eLearning will review the definitions and characteristics of Key Performance Areas, and review the steps employees will take to add Key Performance Areas to their online Performance Plan.

Additional Resources:

Tip Sheets

Adding and Updating a Key Performance Area

Manager Viewing and Updating an Employee’s Key Performance Areas

Steps to Electronically Sign the Performance Review

Web-based programs
HR also offers web-based courses. Through the Human Resources page of the The Learning Center, you will be able to access the Lessons in Leadership Library – a series of segments from our live course that focus on the art and science of management, organizational effectiveness and leadership. To access these courses, you will need to log into the The Learning Center or request an account on the log-in page.

Additional opportunities for personal and professional development
In addition to these programs we offer a Tuition Remission program that enables benefit eligible employees to take a course or pursue a degree or certificate program at Tufts University. We also offer a Tuition Reimbursement program. Eligible Full-time Staff Employees will be reimbursed for 100% of approved tuition costs up to a maximum of $4,000 in a fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th).

Development Guide for Tufts Leadership Competencies

Development Guide for Tufts Organizational Competencies