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Training Framework

Your Steps to Success at UF

Leadership Development at the University of Florida is the pinnacle of a progression of training steps employees may take on their path at UF. UF Training and Organizational Development offers programs to meet a variety of needs every step of the way.


Advanced Leadership for Academics and Professionals

  • Assistant Directors and above
  • Yearlong series focused on recognized leadership competencies to prepare UF leaders for the future
  • Assessments, seminars, access to leaders at UF


Emerging Leader: UF Academy

  • Individual contributors (exempt) to Assistant Director
  • Yearlong series, exposure to key UF processes and personnel
  • Preparing new leaders for development at UF


Managing at UF: The Supervisory Challenge

  • Certificate program for new and emerging managers at UF
  • Core courses and electives, available at no charge to faculty and staff
  • Open-ended timeframe to work with variety of team-member development plans


Pro3 Series: Developing Competencies for UF Financial, HR, and Academic Support Administrators

  • Certificate programs (3) for team members in key administrative professional roles on campus
  • 3 tracks: Fiscal Management, HR/Payroll, and Academic Department Support
  • Competency model used to ensure learning is focused on key knowledge, skills, and abilities of these complex support functions


myUFL Systems Training

  • Computer training on key myUFL (PeopleSoft) systems functions, delivered by subject matter experts who know and use the systems and processes
  • myUFL Toolkits include Instruction guides and simulations to support key system processes



  • Ideal for employees whose time limitations may prevent them from attending in-classroom training and/or for those who prefer self-paced learning
  • Currently includes several courses from Pro3 Series and myUFL systems training


General Training (workshops and learning opportunities for everyone!)

  • Business Communication Series – certificate program
  • Thrive @ UF – certificate program
  • Retirement/Financial Planning
  • Employee Assistance Program workshops


Education Programs


For New Faculty and Staff