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Learning & Development Calendar - Review the course catalog of instructor-led trainings. Find training options for leading self, leading teams and leading the organization, including STARS Orientation, New Leader Onboarding, Leader as Coach, Interviewing & Selection, Effective Communication, Aspiring Leaders, the Supervisor Series and the Manager Series.

Register for Trainings on Workday Learning. All course registrations are done through Workday Learning. Workday Learning is an app located on the Workday home page. Supervisor approval is required prior to registration.

Required Courses - If you are a full-time Career Service employee, you are required to complete courses during your probationary period to best assimilate you into your new career. 



Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title II Training - All city employees (limited, unlimited and on-call employees) are required to take the ADA Title II training. Provided by the Agency for Human Rights & Community Partnerships.

Immigration Act Training - The new city immigration ordinance promotes public safety through trust between the community and city officials without fear. The ordinance limits the city’s role in federal immigration enforcement, outlines the rules the city will follow, and clarifies that the city will not assist with federal immigration enforcement beyond what the law requires. Provided by the City Attorney’s Office.

Peak Academy trains and coaches employees at all levels to improve the way government works. Through innovation, employees do more with less and enhance the Denver city experience. Peak Academy operates within the Department of Finance.

Surviving an Active Shooter Training - Get trained on how to defend yourself in the event an of active shooter situation, provided by Risk Management




The Education Refund Program reimburses employees for accredited coursework up to $1,500 per employee per calendar year. The program is managed by the Office of Human Resources.

Leadership Development Strategy - The Learning and Development Strategy is a comprehensive, continuous learning process for all city employees who aspire to learn, grow, and strengthen their skills. 

Navigating Your Next Job with the City contains activities and other tools intended to help you to make thoughtful and informed decisions about where you are in your career and where you want to be. 

Resources for Supervisors -  There are many resources avaialble to help managers excel in their role. This page lists many of the tools available to help managers grow and support their teams.



Workday Learning - The City and County of Denver’s former learning platform, CityU, was replaced with a new Learning Management System called Workday Learning. Workday Learning provides employees with accessible, modern, mobile-available and relevant learning experiences to support goals and career aspirations, leading to even better service to residents. Workday Learning can be located on employees’ Workday home page as a Learning app indicated by a leaf icon.


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Building Skills   
Expanding Knowledge    
Developing Leaders 

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) Learning & Development team is responsible for spearheading and executing a citywide strategy for cultivating learning and development. The resulting Learning and Development Strategy is a comprehensive, continuous learning process for all city employees who aspire to learn, grow, and strengthen their skills. It is designed to build knowledge and expertise, resulting in engaged and empowered employees who serve the residents of the City and County of Denver. Learning is offered online and through instructor lead workshops. 


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