Human Resources has partnered with LinkedIn Learning and SOU's Outreach & Engagement for a 2019 professional development framework that meets the desire for flexibility and accessibility to both on-line and in-person training. 

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand learning platform that will enable the achievement of professional goals and aspirations through on-line courses and videos.  SOU employees may now access a LinkedIn Learning account within  Once in, employees can customize their learning experience, as well as access a learning path that has been developed based on their job description.  Below are a few highlights of what LinkedIn Learning offers:

  • Unlimited access to more than 5,000 video tutorials covering business, creative and technology topics
  • Personalized recommendations that allow for the exploration of the most in-demand skills
  • Expert instructors representing relevant industry topics, all in one place
  • Convenient learning with the flexibility to access courses on your schedule, from any desktop or mobile device
  • Helpful resources that reinforce new knowledge with quizzes and exercises

SOU Outreach and Engagement

In collaboration with SOU's Outreach and Engagement, in-person training will be sponsored by Human Resources each Winter, Spring and Fall locally on the SOU Ashland Campus.  Details of the first session are listed below:

TITLE: Conflict Resolution
DATE: 1/17/19 (Thursday)
TIME: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm; light refreshments will be served
LOCATION: Stevenson Union – Room 319
INSTRUCTOR: Tiffany Mays
COURSE OBJECTIVE: This course will address situations both with external conflicts with customers/students as well as internal conflicts with staff/co-workers, and how to approach, understand, diffuse and manage conflicts. This course will provide a guideline on how to handle conflict, how to avoid escalating conflict and how to seek to resolve it. This set of tools will support and empower employees, while encouraging professionalism, confidence and fairness.
TITLE: Teamwork and High Performance
More information coming soon
TITLE: Communicating with Intern and External Customers
More information coming soon

For questions regarding LinkedIn Learning access, tools and recommend learning paths, please contact Human Resource Services at 541-552-8119 or email  For a full listing of workshops independently offered by SOU's Outreach and Engagement, please visit