Employee Learning and Development

The Employee Learning and Development (ELD) team partners with UMB leaders to develop and implement solutions to improve the effectiveness of individuals, teams, and the University. As experienced organizational and development practitioners, the team is committed to providing excellent service.

Our Mission:

To engage and develop the talent community by designing and delivering high quality programming through strategic partnerships and consultations with staff and leadership. 

Our Vision:

We serve as a strategic partner to leverage growth opportunities for employees to achieve their full potential by providing innovative programs and solutions while cultivating a culture of lifelong learning.  

Areas of Expertise


Conducting initial assessments of environment and employee needs to recommend customized solutions that could include action planning, team and professional development interventions, and process evaluation.

Curating learning experiences to acquire knowledge and skills. These activities include professional development, leadership development, supervisory training, and eLearning.

Guiding participants in the generation and analysis of ideas, proposed solutions and actions through effective facilitation of meetings, retreats, and team interventions.


Programs and Services

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UMB's Learning Management System Percipio, provides online resources designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of the UMB workforce and increase workplace productivity.

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Employee Learning Opportunities

Development and learning opportunities that promote employee and organizational growth and empowerment by providing innovative, high-quality programs and services.

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Employee Recognition

Employee recognition programs support UMB’s mission, vision, and core values by helping to create a positive work environment that boosts morale and engagement. 

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Career Development Services

Career development opportunities at UMB are designed to help employees be strategic about their career development and achieve their career goals. 

Annual Reports

ELD is committed to providing high-quality learning and development programs for UMB employees. Annually, we cultivate learning experiences that will elevate professional excellence.

2023 Annual Report Cover

        Annual Report 2023

Have a learning request? Complete a Learning and Development Request Form.

Questions or concerns? Email hrtraining@umaryland.edu.