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Office of Human Resources

Training and Development

Training and Development

Employee and organizational performance is of vital importance to Baruch College in providing exceptional educational opportunities to its diverse student body. The Office of Human Resources views training and development efforts as a key investment in human performance, yielding returns in increased staff and organizational performance potential. The task of the Training and Development area is to provide high quality performance enhancement services to meet employees' needs. We facilitate professional excellence, enhance organizational effectiveness, and contribute to the current and future success of the Baruch College community.

Employees may take advantage of the following training programs offered through the Department of Human Resources: (Training sessions on different topics will be offered throughout the year and announced when they are scheduled)

Baruch Continuing and Professional Studies

Learning Opportunities

CUNY Professional Development Program - Spring 2016

For February, the training theme is “Communication Leads to Community.”  To assist our campus in training for Workplace Violence Prevention month, all February courses are presented free of charge.  The schedule includes courses for managers and supervisors, professionals, and all staff members.  Several seats are available in the February 1st course, Building Positive Workplace Relationships.  This is an especially good course for managers, supervisors and other professional staff who have difficulty meeting work goals due to stress and challenging workplace relationships.  The 10-day application deadline is waived for this course to allow more people to register.  A similar course, Dealing with People Differences, is available for all staff.  (Please note that the February 2nd Leading Short-Term Improvement Projects course and the February 5th Tactical Communications course listed on the CUNY website have been cancelled.)  Additional courses for February include:

  • From Conflict to Collaboration: Coping When People Push Our Buttons (for all staff)
  • Resolving Conflict: A Leadership Approach (for managers and supervisors)
  • Strengthening Workplace Communication (for managers and supervisors)
  • Tactical Communications (for all staff)

Baruch/CUNY employees may register for these courses via the PDLM E-Application (“E-App”).  The E-App is available on the CUNY website at under How Do I Register?  Staff members must obtain authorization from their supervisors to attend.  Applications must be sent to the Office of Human Resources for submission to the CUNY PDLM Office.  Please note that these courses are not open to RFCUNY employees.   

Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 646-660-6614 by fax at 646-660-6591 or via e-mail address at

CUNY Supervisor Excellence Webinar Series 2015-2016

CUNY Professional Development Program and DCAS Citywide Training Center Courses

Mandatory Training

Ethics Policies

Compliance Training
Workplace Violence Prevention Training

All CUNY employees are required by New York State law to complete workplace violence training every year. All staff will be notified once the online workplace violence training is available.

Baruch College Workplace Violence Prevention Program

For more information, please go to


Professional Development

The following programs are available to Baruch employees:

The Professional Development and Learning Management (PDLM) office offers various professional development trainings to all CUNY employees. For more information and/or to register for a course, go to Please submit completed applications to your supervisor for approval.

The Citywide Training Center (CTC) offers various learning and development opportunities to employees of all levels, within all City agencies. For more information, go to Summer Course Catalog: To register, click on the following link: Please submit completed applications to your supervisor for approval.

The Baruch College Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS) department offers a wide variety of courses and certificate programs. For more information, go to To register for a course, complete the following CAPS Tuition Waiver Form: Please submit the completed form to your Department Head for approval.

Tuition Waiver

Baruch College employees are encouraged to take advantage of our tuition waiver program. For more information and/or to register for a course, please complete the following Tuition Waiver form:

Training Providers

Please contact Human Resources if you would like staff members to take courses from the Citywide Training Center(Department of Citywide Administrative Services)