Seminars, Workshops, and Training

The following training opportunities are available to Western Michigan University faculty and staff members free of charge.

Computer training

Interactive computer courses in more than 150 topics. For more information and to request an account, pleases visit the Faculty Technology Center's Online Training for Faculty and Staff.

Seminars and Workshops

The Social Security Administration hosts Retirement Planning Workshop webinars on one day each month. This webinar is interactive, so you may ask questions throughout the presentation. You may register online for a Retirement Planning Workshop webinar.

Supervisory Training

For select presentations and recommended resources please visit Supervisory Training.

Telephone and voice mail procedures

View an eight-minute video overview of how to best serve our University community using the telephone and voice mail. To begin the video, please visit WMU Telephone and Voice Mail Procedures.

Title IX Awareness and Violence Prevention and Bullying Prevention

The link to access the WorkPlace Answers older training courses are no longer available to complete. The new EverFi training courses will be available to WMU employees soon. You will receive an email message instructing you on how to access the EverFi training courses via GoWMU Self Service. Your access to GoWMU Self Service will allow you to participate in any of the interactive, on-line training courses developed by EverFi and located in their LawRoom catalog of courses. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at (269) 387-3620.

Work Life Web

The HelpNet Work Life Web gives WMU employees and their families access to information, articles, and resources on a variety of topics that include family and care giving, health and wellness, emotional well-being, and daily living. You will need to enter user name "cowboy" and password "employee", when you visit HelpNet's Work Life Web.