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LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning has thousands of video-based courses that all employees are eligible to take. SJSU has curated several course collections to get you started, but you can also search for topics to find other courses that may interest you.

To find SJSU's Course Collections take the following steps:

  1. Log in to one.SJSU
  2. Click the LinkedIn Learning tile
  3. Click the Browse icon
  4. Click San Jose State University

To search for other courses, simply enter the topic in the search bar and browse the course offerings. On the LinkedIn Learning homepage, you will find recommendations for courses, as well as information on popular courses in Higher Ed and elsewhere.

Spotlight Course

Interpersonal Communication

Communicating effectively isn't an innate talent that some people have and others don't—it's something that anyone can learn and practice. In this course, learn strategies that can help you hone and master your interpersonal communication skills. Join personal branding and career expert Dorie Clark as she shares techniques for getting your message across effectively in the workplace, and explains how to tackle potential communication challenges with your colleagues and supervisor. She also discusses how to grapple with tricky situations, taking you through how to handle interruptions, respond to critical feedback, and communicate across cultures.
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The following courses are sponsored by the SJSU Alumni Association.
These courses are optional and open to all employees. (All times are PST)

Unapologetically Ambitious:
An Interview With One of Silicon Valley's First Female African American CEO's

Hear from Shellye Archambeau, one of Silicon Valley’s first female African American CEOs, she recounts how she overcame the challenges while moving up the ladder at IBM. 

Every Conversation Counts:
The 5 Habits of Human Connection That Build Extraordinary Relationships

Riaz Meghji, TV host and human connection expert, will offer practical tools to combat isolation and build deeper relationships.

Getting Things Done: 
An Interview With David Allen
Learn how to transform a fast-paced, overwhelming, overcommitted life into one that is balanced, integrated, relaxed, and has more successful outcomes. 
The following courses can be found in CSULearn.
These courses are optional and open to all employees.

Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Action
Learn to recognize key characteristics of DEI and practices for building and sustaining a healthy DEI culture. You'll also learn to identify behaviors that signal a breakdown in achieving an inclusive culture. Take the course

Moving from Bias to Inclusion in a DEI Journey
Learn about the different kinds of implicit bias and how to recognize them in action. You'll also learn about the importance of committing to thoughtful inclusion in the workplace. Take the course

Recognizing and Addressing Micro-Behaviors in the Workplace 
Learn to recognize the characteristics of the different types of micro-behaviors and how to decode the messages they send.   Take the course

Adopting an Inclusion Mindset at Work
Learn the basics of inclusive recruitment and hiring, and what it looks like when a company supports inclusion from onboarding through to retirement.   Take the course

Becoming a DEI Ally and Agent for Change 
Learn about key concepts of allyship, methods to be a more inclusive communicator, and how to use the RISE model to become a DEI ally. Take the course
The following courses are offered by Savings Plus.
They are facilitated by Victor Tawn, SJSU's Savings Plus Representative. (All times are PST)

Enrolling in Savings Plus 
  • Wednesday, July 21 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday, July 28 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Investing with Savings Plus
  • Friday, July 23 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Nearing Retirement with Savings Plus
  • Tuesday, July 27 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Social Security: The Choice of a Lifetime
  • Thursday, July 29 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The following courses are offered by Patelco Credit Union.
(All times are PST)

Safeguarding Kids' Identity & Online Privacy
Learn how to avoid online hazards such as identity theft, privacy, and cyberbullying. 

Purchasing a Home

Buying a home is a significant milestone, and education is the key to determining if you are ready to be a homeowner. 
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Q: What is CSU's Got Talent and how do I get more information?

A: CSU's Got Talent is a systemwide training program featuring a series of LIVE online webcasts highlighting the most sought-after presentations on CSU campuses. Visit the CSU's Got Talent homepage for more information, and make sure to sign up to receive their email notifications directly.
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Health and Well-being
Blue Shield of California and Kaiser are CSU vendors.
Farm Fresh to You is an SJSU vendor.
These courses are optional.
The following courses are presented by Kaiser.
(All times are PST)

COVID-19 – Updates on the Latest Science

Yoga - Register Now
  • Wednesday, July 21st - 11:00am -12:00pm or 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 4th - 11:00am -12:00pm or 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 18th - 11:00am -12:00pm or 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Mediation - Register Now
  • Wednesday, July 28th - 11:00am -12:00pm or 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 11th - 11:00am -12:00pm or 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday, August 25th - 11:00am -12:00pm or 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ready, Set, 5K Weekly Program
Join Kaiser each Wednesday for on-line training and support as you learn to build aerobic activity into your life.
  • Each week includes: information, stretching, and time to answer any questions you may have.
  • By the end of the series you will be ready to run/walk a 5K!
  • The same webinar is offered in the morning and afternoon to accommodate your schedule.
  • Review the topics and register now!
CSU - Medicare Retirement Workshops for CSU employees
Learn how Medicare parts A, B, C, and D work. Determine if you are eligible and when to enroll in Medicare or switch plans.
  • This session will be held every two months on the 3rd Wednesday beginning Wednesday, June 16 through Wednesday, December 15 from 2:00pm - 3:00pm. Register today.
Kaiser Refresh Webinars
Kaiser Permanente is offering a 30 minute REFRESH interactive webinar where you will learn tips on refreshing your mind! It's important to hit the reset button, reboot and rejuvenate.
  • This session will be held every Thursday beginning Thursday, July 1 through Thursday, August 26 Register today.
The following course is presented by Blue Shield.
(All times are PST)

An Hour Outside - The New 10,000 Steps a Day
Learn that being outdoors and exploring nature can help lower blood pressure, lower blood sugar, reduce inflammation, help maintain a healthy weight and decrease symptoms of depression and anxiety.
The following courses are presented by Farm Fresh to You.
(All times are PST)

Farm Fresh To You Virtual Juicing Demo
Learn how to make fresh juice with seasonal fruits and vegetables. Attendees will be eligible to sign up for a special 10% off ongoing benefit on Farm Fresh To You boxes of organic fruits, vegetables and artisan farm products. Attendees will also receive an extra $5 credit for their box. The first 5 people who signup will get their first box free!
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If you would like to open your instructor-led courses for enrollment via CSULearn, please complete the  Request to Create Instructor-Led Course and/or Class (Session) in CSULearn  at least seven (7) days prior to the date you wish to announce your training.
Promote Your Course

Do you have an employee training course you would like us to promote in this newsletter?

Email the following information to  at least seven (7) days prior to your training event:
  • Course Name
  • Day/Date/Time
  • Audience
  • 1-2 line description
  • How to enroll/register

The University Personnel Training and Professional Development team welcomes feedback on this newsletter.

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San Jose State University
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192

Last Updated Jul 29, 2021