IOA Online Learning Center

Your Hub for Virtual Ombuds Training

You have come to the right place for exceptional online learning opportunities from respected leaders in the organizational ombuds field. IOA virtual trainings offer the latest information on topics relevant to ombuds, at an attractive price, without leaving your desk!

What Content Can Be Found on the IOA Online Learning Center?

IOA's Online Learning Center hosts all of IOA's recorded webinars, conference recordings, member meeting recordings, Virtual Foundations Courses, Virtual Core Courses, Virtual Nuts & Bolts of Setting Up an Ombuds Office Courses. Simply use your existing IOA Profile to log in, track your progress, and obtain PDH credits.

IOA members are granted complimentary access to almost all content in the IOA Online Learning Center as a benefit of membership.

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Learn More Available Virtual Trainings

  • Live & On-Demand Webinars: Join industry experts via video chat for a one-and-a-half-hour presentation and Q&A session. 

  • Virtual Foundations of Organizational Ombuds Practice Course: The Foundations course is the most in-demand course offered by IOA. In late 2020, we began developing an online version of the course hosted on our online platform, the IOA Learning Center. 

  • Core Courses: A Core Course addresses fundamental knowledge and practice for “new” ombuds (less than three years of full-time practice) or for ombuds who desire to learn or refresh fundamentals. Core Courses form the basis of a curriculum for organizational ombuds. 

  • The Nuts & Bolts of Setting Up an Ombuds Office: This on-demand course introduces new ombuds to the fundamentals of setting up a successful organizational ombuds office.

  • Annual IOA Conference: Network and learn with fellow ombuds professionals at our most highly attended annual event! 

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