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Closing of Training and Certification

The Training and Certification unit of ITS will officially close on September 4, 2015.  Face-to-face workshops on Adobe and Microsoft Office productivity software as well as certification exams will be discontinued.  Workshops offered by other departments and units across the University, including Blackboard Support; Compliance, Diversity and Ethics; and Fiscal Services will continue.  For a complete list of sponsoring departments, click here Questions can be directed to


There are many training opportunities available to members of the University community.  This website will help you know what workshops are being offered and will facilitate your registration. Available workshops provide a group learning experience for acquiring basic to intermediate skills in select enterprise applications used at the University, instructional technologies technologies and soft skills.

Workshop offerings cover a wide range of topics and are offered by a number of departments and units.  A complete list of sponsoring departments can be found here. Please note that HR training opportunities can be found on the Mason Human Resources Training and Organizational Development website.

George Mason University offers training opportunities to its user community through in-class and online programming.  To support on demand, self-guided learning, we currently offer SkillPort and For information on those offerings, visit the Online Training website

We have successfully implemented a new registration system, for information on how to access the system and register for workshops please click on the following link: Wisdomwhere User Quick Start Guide.



Before every fall and spring semester, we offer BYTE week (Build Your Technology/Teaching Expertise).

August 24, 2015 – August 29, 2015 | Workshop registration is now open. Visit the BYTE Week website today!

Faculty, staff, graduate research assistants, and graduate teaching assistants are invited to attend a wide range of workshops on Blackboard and other instructional technologies supported by GMU as well as workshops that will provide best practices in course design.

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