Online Courses


Are you just interested in a new way of learning? E-learning, or online, courses may be the perfect solution for you! The University has access to a broad range of training resources, which is readily accessible and free of charge to all UTC faculty and staff, using your Net ID/password.

You may access your Training History in the UT Portal. From the Employee Self-Service tab, click Personal Information, then click My HR 128 Training History. A new window will display with all of your training history that has been recorded in IRIS. If you have difficulty displaying “My HR128 Training History”, check to make sure you do not have pop-ups blocked on  your browser.

Computer Based Training

Computer Based Training (CBT) is an interactive method of learning that provides a series of self-paced, hands-on, web-based courses from SkillSoft.  You can stop and start the course as time permits. Among the courses offered are Behavioral Interviewing, Business Ethics, Effective Business Communication, Communication Skills for Leaders, Dealing with Conflict, Effective Listening, Law and Ethics in the Workplace, Organizational Change, and Workplace Diversity. Computer classes are offered through Microsoft E-Learning.

Effective January 1, 2014, all CBT course completions are automatically loaded to IRIS every 24 hours. It is no longer necessary to complete a request for additional credit form to receive training credit for these courses.  

Microsoft E-Learning

As part of a new offering from Microsoft, you are eligible to access E-Learning courses online at These courses are meant to help you keep up-to-date with the latest major software releases.

To receive training credit for completing Microsoft E-Learning courses, the process of submitting Additional Training Credit will change. Employees will no longer fill out a paper form and submit to Human Resources for entry. Instead, employees will notify their supervisor that they intend to submit an external training for credit through K@TE (pronounced "Kate"), the University of Tennessee’s new learning management system.