HRO 128 is a Human Resources Policy, strongly encouraging every employee at the University of Tennessee to complete a minimum of 32 hours of job- and career-related training per calendar year. HRO 128 applies to exempt and non-exempt employees, regular, full and part time. Training for part-time employees may be prorated. HRO 128 Frequently Asked Questions
Training should relate to your present position or enhance your skills for future job growth. With supervisor's approval, classes both within and outside the university, conferences and seminars will count toward your 32 hours.
Training opportunities may also be found through the Walker Center for Teaching and Learning and Center for Professional Education.
IRIS is the official record of training for university employees. Employees will notify their supervisor that they intend to submit an external training for credit through [email protected] (pronounced "Kate"), the University of Tennessee’s new learning management system.