HRCP: Foundational Training

HRCP Training Library - Other Content Areas 

The UO HR Community embodies a shared set of practices and competencies. The following courses help to establish shared knowledge and values.  

Training Description

Unconscious Bias

[LinkedIn Learning eLearning course, 20m]

In this course, through compelling examples that explore the most common forms of unconscious bias and its implications, diversity expert Stacey Gordon teaches you to recognize and acknowledge your own biases when making decisions, engaging with colleagues, and working effectively in today's organizations. 

Confronting Bias: Thriving Across Our Differences

[LinkedIn Learning course, 40m] 

Find greater meaning, well-being, and productivity by learning how to interact with others across differences. Continue your Thrive journey and discover how to create inclusive environments where everyone can thrive. In this course, Arianna Huffington and Verna Myers discuss the impact of our cultural lens on our daily relations and how to counter bias in our words and actions. 


The College and University Professional Association for Human Resource Professionals (CUPA- HR) provides courses to establish a foundational knowledge of working in Human Resources in Higher Education.

CUPA-HR Membership is provided to UO HR practitioners and professionals by University Human Resources. Email to for access and assistance.   

Training Description

CUPA- HR Bootcamp 

[eLearning course, 5.5 h] 

NOTE: Registration for the HR Boot Camp training below is on pause from April 23, 2024. We expect that it will be active again in summer of 2024. In the meantime, log-in to access the CUPA Learning Framework to access topical information, tools for self-assessment, and resources to help build core competencies.

HR Boot Camp is a self-paced e-learning course that offers a higher ed perspective on essential HR topics. This course offers a convenient way to get the basic knowledge needed to be successful in any HR role in higher education. 

Understanding Higher Education

[eLearning course, 3.6 h] 

Understanding Higher Education is a self-paced e-learning course that offers the basic background, information and tools needed to be successful in the unique environment of higher ed. You will learn how the institutions operate, how to work effectively within shared governance, common terms and conditions, and employment laws. 

Understanding Higher Education Course 1 is available. Understanding Higher Education Courses 2 and 3 are temporarily offline. We expect them to be available again later this summer.