Develop and Strengthen Professional and Career Skills

University of Miami faculty can access thousands of online and on-demand courses and videos that meet their professional development goals. 

National Center for Faculy Development & Diversity Resources

The University of Miami is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). Faculty, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students have access to live and on-demand seminars that can thrive in academia. Topics cover strategic planning, explosive productivity, health professional relationships and work-life balance. Click here to sign up for your free faculty membership and search and access resources.

Click here to see Live Sessions for Fall 2022

National Center for Faculy Development & Diversity Core Curriculum

The The NCFDD’s Core Currculum includes on-demand sessions to hone 10 skills and practices to enhance productivity, including: strategic planning, time management, daily writing routines, and cultivating a mentoring network. Click here to access the Core CurriculumClick here to sign up for your free faculty membership and search and access resources.


ULearn is the University's Learning Management System and includes a catalog of thousands of online and live professional development courses, certifications, and videos. The ULearn system manages course registrations, tracking, and reporting. Employees can access their learning transcript to manage their learning at any time. Click here to access the ULearn platform. Once logged in to ULearn, enter the training name or keyword(s) into the search bar at the top of the page.

LinkedIn Learning

Linked in Learning is an on-demand learning platform that aims to enhance skill development. Over 5,000 videos are available on multiple topics including technology (e.g., productivity and data visualization software), academic and work skills (e.g., proposal writing, public speaking, team building and management, conflict resolution) and many others. You must have a CaneID to access LinkedIn Learning. Click here to learn more and to access LinkedIn Learning.

Office of Faculty Affairs Workshops and Seminars

Throughout the academic year, the Office of Faculty Affairs offers workshops and seminars on professional development topics that UM faculty have prioritized as most imporant, specifically career advancement, mentoring, and leadershp. Visit our events calendar to see what events are upcoming and to register.


Research!America is a non-profit medical and health research advocacy alliance. The University of Miami is a member insitution, and therefore our faculty have access to Research!America virtual events and forums. Click here to learn more about upcoming events.