A set of free tools and online courses designed to advance the leadership and management skills of UN system personnel.


The Staff College is offering all UN personnel free access to a set of selected online courses and management-related tools that form part of the Blue Line global learning hub.


In offering this unique space for free and continuous learning in the area of leadership and management, the Staff College aims to strengthen the knowledge and skills of UN personnel, with an eye to enhancing the effectiveness of the UN system.

Course methodology

After registration, participants can start and complete modules and activities at their own pace.

UN personnel can find online modules and courses covering a broad range of leadership and management-related topics relevant to the UN system and access a growing collection of management-related tools.

UN personnel can explore courses and tools, share experience and tips on how to apply them for the greatest impact, and download curated materials for personal use.

Course contents

The following online courses are available for free to all UN Staff:

  1. SDG Primer
  2. Innovation for impact learning path
  3. Welcome to the UN - onboarding course
  4. Business Operation Strategy (BOS) 2.0
  5. United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF)
  6. Introduction to Ethical Leadership
  7. Ethical decision-making
  8. Overcoming Unconscious Bias
  9. Workplace Mental Health and Well-being: Lead and Learn
  10. United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy: Putting Words into Action
  11. UNJSPF Learning Track
  12. CBOs, an initiative under the Efficiency Reform

In addition, participants registering for free learning available through the Blue Line will also get free access to a set of selected tools on management topics.

Target audience

UN personnel at all levels.

Cost of participation

Free for UN personnel