WSU Online Skill Burst

To access WSU Training Resources – Skill Burst:

  1. Log in to your online learning account.
  2. Under “The Library” tab, select Skill Bursts.
  3. Enroll in desired topics for access to course material.
Good for Employee TypeLearning TypeLearning OpportunityTime Commitment
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstAdministrative SupportVaries
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstCareer DevelopmentVaries
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstConflict ManagementVaries
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstCritical ThinkingVaries
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstCustomer ServiceVaries
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstInterpersonal CommunicationVaries
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstLeadership DevelopmentVaries
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstMentoringVaries
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstProfessional BehaviorVaries
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstRecruitmentVaries
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstStress ManagementVaries
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstTeam ConceptsVaries
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstWorking With Difficult PeopleVaries
All EmployeesWSU Online Skill BurstWorkplace EthicsVaries

WSU Online Courses

To access WSU Training Online Courses:

  1. Log in to your online learning account.
  2. Use the search function at the top of the page to search for the course that you would like to complete.
Good for Employee TypeLearning TypeLearning OpportunityTime Commitment
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesActive Listening Skills for Professionals30 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesActive Shooter Response20 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesBe a Better Listener28 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesCash Handling – Online Training1 Hour
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesClery Act20 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesContracts Management TrainingMultiple -Varies
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesCustomer Service – Online1 Hour
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesDES Mandated Procurement TrainingMultiple -Varies
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesDifficult People: Why They Act That Way and How to Deal with Them31 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesDifficult People: Strategies to Keep Everyone Working Together31 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesDifficult People: Can’t Change Them, so Change Yourself31 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesDiplomacy and Tact for Every Day28 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesDiscrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct Prevention – Online Overview50 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesDisinfecting the Workplace for COVID-195 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesDiversity on the Job: The Importance of Diversity and the Changing Workplace`1 Hour
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesEmotional Intelligence: Applying EI at Work30 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesEmotional Intelligence: Being Aware of the Emotions of Others33 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesEmotional Intelligence: Building Self-Management Skills31 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesEP 3920 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesFacing the Management Challenges of Difficult Behavior and Diverse Teams31 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesFaculty Recruitment Basics50 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesFair Labor Standards Act – Online Training40 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesFeedback and Its Vital Role in the Workplace29 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesForging Ahead with Perseverance and Resilience31 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesI-9 Services – Online Training1 Hour
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesImproving Communication in Cross-cultural Relationships1 Hour
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesLabor Relations – Online30 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesMaintaining a Cohesive Multigenerational Workforce25 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesMastering Active Listening in the Workplace34 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesNew Employee Orientation – Online1 Hour
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesOvercoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace25 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesReaching Goals Using Perseverance and Resiliencee27 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesRoadblocks to Excellent Listening28 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesRoles and Responsibilities of the Supervisor – Online Training1 Hour 20 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesSolving Problems: Framing the Problem31 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesStaff Recruitment Basics50 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesTemps – Online Training1 Hour
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesThe Building Blocks of Building Trust29 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesThinking Critically: Drawing Conclusions with Confidence32 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesThinking Critically: Getting Your Arms Around Arguments31 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesThinking Critically: Coming to Terms with Assumptions26 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesTime Management: Ready, Set.. FOCUS!32 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesTime Management: Quit Making Excuses and Make Time Instead32 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesTime Management: Too Much to Do and Too Little Time32 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesUndocumented Students Training40 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesWA State Executive Management Purchasing and Procurement1 Hour
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesWA State Purchasing and Procurement Ethics1 Hour
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesWA State Small Purchases1 Hour
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesWSU COVID-19 Safe Return to Work15 Minutes
All EmployeesWSU Online CoursesYour Role in Workplace Diversity30 Minutes

WSU Videostreamed Courses

Instructions: Document the course you have taken by listing the title, date completed, and  number of minutes. Email Documentation to your supervisor at the end of the work day.

Good for Employee TypeLearning TypeLearning OpportunityTime Commitment
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesAccruals, Allocation Adjustments and Reserve Accounts 1 Hour 45 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesAward Administration: Parts 1A & 1B 2 Hours 14 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesAward Administration: Part 2 – Management of Grants1 Hour
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesAward Administration: Part 3 – Audits and Audit Issues2 Hours 32 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesBudgeting for Sponsored Projects 2 Hours 49 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesBusiness Policies, Procedures, and Records Retention 1 Hour 18 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesComputer and Network Security Awareness 1 Hour 43 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesConflict Resolution and Negotiation1 Hour 24 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesDealing with Student and Parent Issues1 Hour 52 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesEffort Certification and Cost Sharing 1 Hour 47 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesFaculty Performance Reviews 1 Hour 30 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesFiscal Audits and Internal Controls 2 Hours 32 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesHostile Intruder Training 1 Hour 26 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesIns and Outs of Contracts 2 Hours 15 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesLeadership and Communication 1 Hour 20 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesLife Cycle of a Sponsored Project1 Hour 30 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesMaking the Leap to Professor 1 Hour 12 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesManaging Your Unit’s Budget 1 Hour 30 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesManaging and Reconciling Your Unit Budget2 Hours 39 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesPosition Control Part 1 and Position Control Part 21 Hour 55 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesProposal Submission, Review, and Acceptance (Starts at 1:26:00)1 Hour 46 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesResearch Administration Introduction & Update 1 Hour 4 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesResearch Compliance Overview1 Hour 41 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesState Ethics Law 1 Hour 26 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesSubcontracts2 Hours 15 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesSummer Session PERMS Training50 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesSupervisor as Safety Manager 1 Hour 36 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesTenure and Promotion1 Hour 25 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesUnderstanding Diversity, Ethics and Workplace Harassment 1 Hour 42 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesUniversity Overview: Managing and Advancing Faculty 1 Hour 20 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesWorking with WSU Campuses1 Hour 13 Minutes
All EmployeesVideostreamed CoursesWSU Strategic Plan54 Minutes

Skillsoft Business Continuity Learning Center

Instructions: Document the videos or webinars you viewed by listing the title, date completed, and number of minutes. Email documentation to your supervisor at the end of the work day.

Good for Employee TypeLearning TypeLearning OpportunityTime Commitment
All EmployeesOnline Website ContentResources To Help Lead Through CrisisVarious
All EmployeesOnline Website ContentThe Working from Home HandbookVarious
SupervisorsOnline Website ContentThe Remote Manager’s HandbookVarious
All EmployeesOnline Website ContentSkillsoft BlogVarious
All EmployeesOnline Website ContentPercipio 60-Day AccessVarious

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Instructions: Document the videos you viewed by listing the title, date completed, and number of minutes. Email documentation to your supervisor at the end of the work day.

Good for Employee TypeLearning TypeLearning OpportunityTime Commitment
All Employees Online WebinarAnger Management45 Minutes
All Employees Online WebinarAssertiveness and Self Confidence35 Minutes
All Employees Online WebinarDepression & Anxiety: Relationship to Stress57 Minutes
All EmployeesOnline CoursesEAP Online Learning ResourcesVaries
All Employees Online WebinarEAP Orientation13 Minutes
All Employees Online WebinarEAP Webinars WebsiteVaries
All Employees Online WebinarEmotional Intelligence37 Minutes 
All Employees Online WebinarGeneration Gaps36 Minutes
All EmployeesOnline WebinarHow to Build Resilience When Your Job Involves Helping Others in Crisis51 Minutes
All EmployeesOnline WebinarNavigating Change in Challenging Times54 Minutes
All Employees Online WebinarStress Management33 Minutes
All EmployeesVariousSuicide Prevention and Intervention ResourcesVaries
All Employees Online WebinarSuicide Prevention – What You Need to Know1 Hour
All Employees Online WebinarWork-Life Resources11 Minutes

EAP COVID-19 Resources

EAP is offering webinars on a variety of COVID-19 related topics to support emotional and mental health and wellbeing.

Good for Employee TypeLearning TypeLearning OpportunityTime Commitment
All Employees Article8 Tips To Make Working From Home Work For You (NPR)5 Minutes
All Employees Article9 Tips To Be Productive When Working At Home During COVID-19 (Forbes)5 Minutes
All Employees Article10 Mental Health Tips for Coronavirus Social Distancing (Partners in Health)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleAvoid Cabin Fever with These 125 Ideas to Keep Kids Entertained During the Coronavirus Crisis (Parade)10 Minutes
All Employees ArticleCoping with Stress During an Infectious Disease Outbreak (WA State EAP)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleCoping with Stress During the 2019-nCoV Outbreak (WHO)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleCOVID-19 & Your Mental Health: A Comprehensive Resource Guide (Peak Resilience)30 Minutes
All Employees ArticleEmergency Responders: Tips for taking care of yourself (CDC)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleFinancial Resources for Washington Residents Impacted by COVID-19 (DFI)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleHow to Keep Yourself Happy and Productive if You’re Working From Home Because of the Coronavirus (Business Insider)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleHow to Prevent Loneliness in a Time of Social Distancing (Scientific American)5 Minutes
SupervisorsArticleHow to Support Employees During a Pandemic (WA State EAP Supervisor Frontline)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleHow to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus (PBS)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleHow to Work From Home Without Losing Your Mind (Wired)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleInformation on COVID-19 for Survivors, Communities, and DV/SA Programs (FUTURES)30 Minutes
SupervisorsArticle“Leading through COVID-19” (Stanford University)30 Minutes
All Employees ArticleLove in the Time of Coronavirus—6 Tips to Protect Your Marriage While Quarantined (Parade)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleManage Anxiety & Stress (CDC)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleParenting During COVID-19: A bulleted list to stick up on the fridge (Psychology Today)5 Minutes
All Employees Online On-demand webinarSelf-Care with the Washington State EAP44 Minutes
All Employees ArticleTaking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty (AFSP)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleTips for caregivers, parents, and teachers during infectious disease outbreaks (SAMHSA)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleTips for social distancing, quarantine, and isolation during an infectious disease outbreak (SAMHSA)5 Minutes
All Employees ArticleUnder One Roof: Home Together During the Coronavirus Pandemic (Psychology Today)5 Minutes

Labor and Industries Workplace Safety Training

Instructions: Upon completion, print the certificate, or the final test score, or a screen image of the final slide. Email documentation to your supervisor at the end of the work day.

Good for Employee TypeLearning TypeLearning OpportunityTime Commitment
SupervisorsPower PointAccident Investigation Basics30 Minutes
All Employees Online CourseBloodborne Pathogens – the hazards of bloodborne pathogens in the workplace.30 Minutes
All Employees Power PointErgonomics Awareness Education for Employees and Supervisors23 Minutes
All Employees Online CourseErgonomics for Drivers30 Minutes
All Employees Power PointErgonomics for Home Offices5 Minutes
All Employees Power PointHow to Control Repetitive Hand and Wrist Tasks10 Minutes
All Employees LNI Training Kits LNI Training KitsVaries
All Employees Online CourseOffice Ergonomics45 Minutes
All Employees Power PointOffice Safety and Health15 Minutes
All Employees Power PointWorkplace Violence Prevention-Module 1 and Module 230 Minutes

WSU Emergency Management

Instructions: Document the videos you viewed by listing the title, date completed, and number of minutes. Email documentation to your supervisor at the end of the work day.

Good for Employee TypeLearning TypeLearning OpportunityTime Commitment
All Employees Online VideoActive Shooter6 Minutes
All Employees Online VideoEmergency Procedures at WSU14 Minutes
Faculty/StaffOnline Website ContentResources for Faculty/Staff20 Minutes
All Employees Online Website ContentReview Emergency Procedures20 Minutes

WSU Policies and Procedures

Instructions: Document the policies you reviewed by listing the title, date completed, and number of minutes. Email documentation to your supervisor at the end of the work day.

Good for Employee TypeLearning TypeLearning OpportunityTime Commitment
All Employees DocumentAccident Prevention Responsibility Varies
All Employees DocumentAlcohol and Drug PolicyVaries
All Employees DocumentBullying Prevention and Reporting PolicyVaries
All Employees DocumentBusiness Policies and Procedures Manual (BPPM)Varies
All Employees DocumentComputing and Telecommunications PolicyVaries
All Employees DocumentElectronic Communication PolicyVaries
All Employees DocumentEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Varies
All Employees DocumentEthics PolicyVaries
All Employees DocumentExecutive Policy Manual (EP)Varies
All Employees DocumentPolicy Prohibiting Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Varies
All Employees DocumentSafety Policies and Procedures Manual (SPPM)Varies
All Employees DocumentTravel ProcedureVaries
All Employees DocumentUse of University Property and Personal Use of University ResourcesVaries
All Employees Online QuizWashington State Online Ethics Quiz10-15 Minutes
All Employees DocumentWorkplace Violence PolicyVaries

Retirement Planning

Instructions: Document the videos or webinars you viewed by listing the title, date completed, and number of minutes. Email documentation to your supervisor at the end of the work day.

Good for Employee TypeLearning TypeLearning OpportunityTime Commitment
Participants in PERS, TERS, or DCPOnline WebinarsDept. of Retirement Systems video trainings. There are also scheduled webinars on specific dates Varies
Participants in the State Board Retirement PlanArticleTIAA training topics articlesVaries

Wellness

Instructions: Your SmartHealth Well-Being Assessment and the activities you complete are confidential. Document the amount of time you spend on SmartHealth activities, and email to your supervisor at the end of the work day.

SmartHealth: Earn wellness incentive points by completing activities. Select activities in your SmartHealth account. Receive the $125 wellness incentive for 2021 when you accumulate 2000 points by the qualifying date.

Good for Employee TypeLearning TypeLearning OpportunityTime Commitment
Employees enrolled in a PEBB Medical Plan Online ActivityPEBB SmartHealth WellBeing Assessment20-30 Minutes
All EmployeesOnline ProgramSmarthealth: Washington State’s voluntary and confidential wellness programVaries
Employees enrolled in a PEBB Medical Plan Online ActivitiesActivities and Topics from SmartHealth (sample topics listed below) Varies
Employees enrolled in a PEBB Medical Plan Online ActivityActivity: Be Smart with your Money30 Minutes
Employees enrolled in a PEBB Medical Plan Online ActivityActivity: COVID – Learn the Facts about Coronavirus5 Minutes
Employees enrolled in a PEBB Medical Plan Online ActivityActivity: Define and Achieve your Goals10 Minutes
Employees enrolled in a PEBB Medical Plan Online ActivityActivity: SmartHealth Incentive20 Minutes
Employees enrolled in a PEBB Medical Plan Online ActivityActivity: The Importance of Goal Setting5 Minutes
Employees enrolled in a PEBB Medical Plan Online ActivityActivity:  What is Your Why?20 Minutes
All EmployeesArticlesWellCoug: Learn about the difference aspects of wellbeingVaries
All EmployeesVariousResources for FamiliesVaries
All EmployeesVariousStay Healthy COVID-19 Family Resources for Life at HomeVaries

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Instructions: Document what you have completed by listing the title, date completed, and number of minutes. Email documentation to your supervisor at the end of the work day.

Good for Employee TypeLearning TypeLearning OpportunityTime Commitment
All EmployeesArticleGuidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-1945 Minutes
All EmployeesArticlesOnline Safety TrainingVaries

Other Resources

Instructions: Document the videos or webinars you viewed by listing the title, date completed, and number of minutes. Email documentation to your supervisor at the end of the work day.

Good for Employee TypeLearning TypeLearning OpportunityTime Commitment
All EmployeesBooks/ArticlesBuilding a Culture of Equity (BaCE) Reading listVaries
All EmployeesOnline WebinarHow to Manage for Collective Creativity by Linda Hill18 Minutes
All EmployeesOnline WebinarsLinkedIn Professional Development, Remote Working: Setting yourself and your teams up for success13.5 Hours
All EmployeesOnline WebinarPractical Diversity: Taking inclusion from theory to practice by Dawn Bennett-Alexander17 Minutes
All EmployeesOnline WebinarThe Happy Secret to Better Work by Shawn Achor13 Minutes
All EmployeesOnline WebinarThe Puzzle of Motivation by Dan Pink19 Minutes
All EmployeesOnline WebinarWhy Diversity Matters by Katherine Phillips16 Minutes
All EmployeesOnline VideosWSU Global Video Vault – This is an online free resource for WSU Global StudentsVaries
All EmployeesOnline WebinarLeading Inclusively Leadercamp1 Hour