Personnel training

Personnel training is one way to develop expertise, together with on-the-job learning and peer learning. Aalto University provides its personnel many opportunities for training and professional development. You can find training for personnel in Workday Learning.


Every Aalto University and ACRE (Aalto University Campus & Real Estate) employee is required to complete three courses on Code of Conduct,Information Securityand Cyber Security published in Workday Learning. We recommend these courses also to visitors working among the Aalto community.

  • You can check learning recordings from your Workday profile by clicking your picture in the right upper corner in the Workday main page. Choose Career and learning recordings are visible in the Learning tab.
  • As a supervisor you can check your team members´ learning recordings for the mandatory courses from the Workday´s main page My Team Management application by using the My Team´s Required Learning Completions report.

Personnel training and professional development is available for

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Language and multicultural training

Language training is offered for improving Finnish, English and Swedish language skills by different language courses.

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Aalto University pedagogical training for faculty

Do you want to develop yourself as a teacher? Participate in Aalto pedagogical training.

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Training to support digital teaching

The Teacher services team organises training events, webinars and workshops for users of shared learning platforms and tools. MyCourses, Panopto, Turnitin, EXAM, Presemo


Training for service competence

Aalto University offers many different training opportunities for their service staff in themes such as customer service, well-being and communication skills.

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Training to support research

Aalto University offers different trainings to support the whole life-cycle of a research project as well as training for other important skills in research projects. The training courses are offered in themes such as research funding, publishing, project management, academic writing and entrepreneurship.

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Services and trainings to support self-leadership

Changes in working life require versatile self-leadership skills.

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Training for IT and digital tools

Learning and updating IT and digital tools knowledge is essential for being able to respond to the changing requirements of working life. We have gathered IT instructions, IT tools and self-study materials for you to work effectively in digital platforms. Training is offered in themes such as information security, cyber security, IT news and Office 365 tools.

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Communications training

Training is offered widely in themes such as content production and situations requiring interaction skills, for example presentation and facilitation skills as well as digital media skills.


Practical procedures for participating in personnel training

Aalto University offers dozens of courses and other development opportunities to its staff members every year. The training is available to all Aalto University employees. Participation is agreed upon with one’s supervisor, primarily during objective discussions.

Many Aalto units provide staff training for their own competence areas (e.g. Research and Innovation, Learning Services, IT Services, Communications Services and HR Services).

In addition to joint courses, the services arrange professional training for their own staff.

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Workday Learning (external link)

Find upcoming staff training events in Workday Learning -application

In Workday Learning you can enroll in personnel training courses and other competence development opportunities. Please notice enrollment to a particular training is binding. If you cannot attend to the training, please inform of it as soon as it becomes apparent.  

It is requested that every participant provides feedback on the training they have completed. Your feedback will be used to develop our personnel trainings. 

You are also able to view your completion status of your trainings in My transcripts.

Centralized personnel training is mostly free for participants. Any participation fees required, are mentioned in the event page and are to be paid by the participant’s unit. 

Participation in non-Aalto training

This service is provided by:

Staff Training

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