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Training and Staff Development

Cornell is a mission-driven organization: teaching, research, and outreach. The IT Strategic Plan shows how IT supports the university's mission directly, and indirectly by improving related support services and fostering staff development. The work IT@Cornell staff perform is critical to the success of the institution. Read on for a list of training and staff development resources. 

Roles and Competencies

  • Building a Culture of Respect: Mandatory training for all Cornell employees.
  • IT Job Classifications: Information Technology jobs are one of fourteen job families at the university and comprise twenty IT job classifications.
  • IT Competencies: In addition to continuously developing their technical skills, IT employees focus on behavioral and functional IT competencies in areas such as critical thinking, business analysis, project management, leadership, relationship management, service brokering, strategic technology planning, and more.

Professional Development Opportunities

The IT@Cornell Career Development Committee has complied this list of resources for those ready to think about training and education:

  • Training for Individual Contributors: Find links here for Cornell training, off-site certification opportunities, information about the IT Emerging Leaders Program (ITELP), Internet education options, articles and pointers to professional networking opportunities.
  • Training for Managers: Find links here for Cornell leadership training, EDUCAUSE Career Development information, the IT Leaders Program (ITLP) and the IT Emerging Leaders Program (ITELP), and a pointer to Cornell’s succession management information.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 11:56am

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