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Online Courses Now Available in Three Areas!

There are many different online learning opportunities. Two primary providers offer online courses in four areas: 1) business skills, 2) information technology (IT) skills, 3) health and safety, and 4) legal compliance.  Each provider also offers expanded options.  At the end of this section, you can also find free online learning opportunities. For more information, please contact Deb Freeman, Online Learning Coordinator at (608) 262-7107 or dfreeman@ohr.wisc.edu

Online Business Skills Collections

SkillSoft (COST $105 for twelve months)

Mindleaders (COST $81 for twelve months)

SkillSoft's instructional design model is based primarily on the proven concepts of performance-oriented instruction, mastery and the sequencing of instructional activities and strategies. The model draws heavily from adult learning principles that emphasize learner initiative, self-management and experiential learning. The design of each SkillSoft business course starts with the definition of learner-focused performance objectives and then proceeds to the selection and implementation of instructional strategies and learning activities appropriate for those objectives. Frequent practice questions or exercises, along with assessments, measure learners' achievement of those objectives.

          Features over 1,000 courses on topics such as Professional Effectiveness, Management & Leadership, Project Effectiveness, Business Strategy & Operations, Sales & Customer-Facing Skills, Finance, HR, and <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Administration.

          Course Demo


Register (once you complete the registration, the fee is non-refundable.) 

The Business Subscription provides the training necessary to survive and flourish in today's fast paced work environment. It includes courses on the latest desktop technology such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Flash, as well as Professional Development and Business Skills topics such as Business Ethics, Sexual Harassment, Customer Service and Leadership.

          Features over 800 courses (and includes future releases) on such topics as: Communication, Customer Service, MS Excel, Managing Change, Negotiating, PowerPoint, Project Management, and Stress Management.


 Register (once you complete the registration, the fee is non-refundable.)

Online Information Technology (IT) Skills Collections

SkillSoft (COST $105 for twelve months)

IT Skills curriculum areas are: Software Development, Internet & Network Solutions, Web Design, OS & Server Technologies, Database Systems, and Project Effectiveness.


          Features over 1,400 courses

          Course Demo


Register (once you complete the registration, the fee is non-refundable.)

Mindleaders (COST $94 for twelve months)

The Technical Subscription includes courses on the latest computer technologies, including .NET, SQL Server, Java, XML, CompTIA, Cisco, Linux, UNIX, and Visual Basic. It also includes training on mainframe courses such as CICS/ESA, COBOL, DB2, ISPF, JCL, MVS, QMF, REXX, SQL, VSAM, and XEDIT, among others.


Register (once you complete the registration, the fee is non-refundable.)


     Online Safety & Health                  Online Legal Compliance 

Skillsoft (COST $80 for twelve months)

 Skillsoft (COST $70 for twelve months)

          Features more than 200 compliance-based training courses in English and Spanish that assists in compliance management and improving employee performance. Includes specific training as mandated by the Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and/or the Department of Transportation (DOT).




Contact Deb Freeman at dfreeman@ohr.wisc.edu for more information.

          Features over 55 courses to designed to meet your compliance needs. SkillSoft’s legal compliance content focuses on the specific information your employees need in order to meet the intent of applicable statutes, regulations, or case law decisions. It also addresses best practices with respect to risk reduction and mitigation of liability and it is developed and maintained with legal expertise from our partner law firm subject matter experts.

Contact Deb Freeman at dfreeman@ohr.wisc.edu for more information.







Expanded Online Packages

Skillsoft Complete Packages

Mindleaders Expanded Online Packages

Business and Technical Reference Libraries


          Books 24X7

          Search & Learn


o         SkillChoice Desktop $57

o        SkillChoice IT $130

o         SkillChoice Business $130

o         SkillChoice Complete $200

Contact Deb Freeman at dfreeman@ohr.wisc.edu for more information.

          Business Skills Reference Library $80

          IT Skills Reference Library $220



Register (once you complete the registration, the fee is non-refundable.)


Contact Deb Freeman at dfreeman@ohr.wisc.edu for more information


 Important Notes About Payments for Online Learning Opportunities

 Please note: you will be registering for the complete package, not for individual courses. A one-time payment provides access to these  courses for one year. The year begins with date that you receive your log-on and access information.  You will be given your log-on and access information within two business days of payment.  You are able to pay with a credit card online as the last step of the registraiton process.

 Cancellations cannot be made once you register and pay for this course library; as soon as you register, you are financially responsible to the Office of Human Resource Development for payment.

 When the registration process is complete, you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email with your login, password, and address for access to the courses, after your payment  has been received. 

 Free Online Resources

 Leadership and management development online resources 
 Conflict resolution skills online site
 Effective meetings site

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