Learning & Development

Explore a diverse array of learning opportunities tailored for your growth in IT at Yale. From career, professional, and leadership training to specialized job-specific resources, our offerings support a spectrum of developmental needs.

IT Academy

The Yale IT Academy is a comprehensive professional development program designed to equip Yale’s IT staff with both the organizational vision and technical skills needed to ensure they are well-prepared for their roles in the schools and units they support at the university.


The offerings in IT Foundations provide a required slate of programs and trainings that reflect the range of knowledge and skills any IT staff member at Yale needs to perform their job.

Attestations & Requirement Training

  • HIPPA/Annual Refresher
  • Access & Confidentiality
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB)
  • IT New Employee Orientation
  • Information Security

IT Methodologies

  • Project Management
  • Usability
  • Accessibility
  • Change Management

Balanced Scorecard Initiatives

  • AI
  • Data Strategy

Leadership & Role Training

  • Manager Training
  • Individual Contributor Training (in development)
  • Early Career Development Training


The curriculum for Essentials incorporates necessary technical and professional skills for each Yale job role. These trainings are designed to enhance the career journey of Yale IT staff.

Skill Area Training

The Essentials also provide a central hub for immersive training in software, platforms, and diverse technical competencies, seamlessly integrated into Job Family Training curricula for a comprehensive learning experience. Dedicated programs for specific skills are under development.


Participate in a dynamic learning and development culture that fosters curiosity and cross-unit engagement by exploring a range of opportunities, including: