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Organizational Training Book Library

Civil Service Career Mobility Office

The Career Mobility Office (CMO) External Icon offers several workshops and recorded webinars for State employees relative to career mobility.

Computer Training

Empire Knowledge Bank (EKB) Online Learning

  • Empire Knowledge Bank (formerly Skillsoft) offers online modules you can take at your own pace on computer skills, business skills, and more. To request an account, email OTD@upstate.edu

Instructor-Led Computer Training

  • New Horizons in East Syracuse (6711 Towpath RdEast Syracuse, NY). For a class schedule and a price quote, please call (315) 449-3290.

Instructor-Led Classes - Organizational Training & Development

Online Training

Blackboard

  • BLACKBOARD online courseware system provides both mandatory and optional training modules for Upstate staff. New employees will receive their Blackboard username/password via interoffice mail.

GOER Online Learning (SLMS)

Empire Knowledge Bank (EKB) Online Learning

  • Empire Knowledge Bank (formerly Skillsoft) offers online modules you can take at your own pace on computer skills, business skills, and more. To request an account, email OTD@upstate.edu

SUNY Center for Professional Development

  • Located under the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, the SUNY Center for Professional Development External Icon creates and delivers customized programs for skill and knowledge development in various technical, and teaching and learning areas.

Educational Benefits by Union or Affiliation

Upstate employees are entitled to tuition and training benefits designated by their union or affiliation (SUNY Tuition Assistance Policy External Icon).

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