Learning and Development

You can register for for live instructor-led training and take on-demand online learning through the University of Nebraska's learning portal, Bridge. Please use the buttons below to log in with your TrueYou credentials and explore! To find courses recommended for a supervisor in Bridge, click the tag Tags link in the upper right and select Supervisor.

NU Bridge Learning Portal

On-Demand Online Learning

  • Coaching & Feedback tag 
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Effective Meetings tag 
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Employment Law Essentials tag
    Hours Worked Compliance, UNL's Family Medical Leave 
  • Generational Awareness
  • Goal Setting & Achieving
  • Management Basics tag 
  • OUCH! That Stereotype Hurts! tag 
  • Presentation Skills
  • Teamwork: Being an Effective Team tag 
  • Thriving Through Conflict
  • Understanding Diversity tag 

Live Instructor-led Training

  • Americans with Disabilities Act/Section 504 Training tag 
  • SAP and other payroll related topics
  • Search Process Seminars

Instructor-Led Programs by Request

You can request one or more of the programs to be presented to your group or department. Courses recommended for a supervisor tag

Creating a Professional Development Plan

A Professional Development Plan (PDP) is a valuable document that establishes both your career development goals and a strategy for meeting them. In this hands-on session, you will learn the three steps to creating an individualized professional development plan. By the end of the session, you will have started creating a useful roadmap for your growth and success.


The Art of Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement is positive feedback that lets everyone know they are valued and appreciated by their coworkers and the organization. Learn who should give it, when, and how.


The Power of One Conversation tag 

Supervisors will learn how to have retention and engagement conversations. This is an opportunity for supervisors to connect with employees outside of the formal performance appraisal process, raise employee retention rates and improve the employee experience.


Build a Better Training Evaluation

Based on Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Evaluation.


Building a Culture of Feedback tag 

How to effectively give, seek, receive, and act upon feedback.


(Customer) Service, the Nebraska Way

Help employees discover ways to create a great experience for every moment of contact. Learn tactics to listen, empathize, act and restore the relationship to come to a conclusion that will satisfy all involved when conflict does arise.


Flipping the Training Room

Using the concept of Bloom's Taxonomy, learn what technology to use to have learners prepare for training class so they come ready with knowledge and you can use class time for understanding and applying. 


Performance Management tag 

Supervisors will learn and practice  strategies for engaging employees through performance management by:

  • Setting the right tone through planning, establishing goals and setting expectations
  • Using effective feedback and coaching techniques
  • Understanding performance documentation and developing action plans that help improve performance


EAP Training Programs

A variety of programs cover issues such as change management, stress management, conflict resolution, and enhancing communication.

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Diversity Education from the Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Providing inclusive based learning for our community is a central priority for advancing inclusive excellence at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 


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Receive tuition assistance through the employee scholarship program

Full-time and retired employees who wish to continue their education may be eligible for tuition assistance through the employee scholarship program. Spouses and dependent children may also be eligible for this benefit.