Oracle provides extensive training opportunities and a supportive environment that fosters career self-management.
As an employer of choice in the rapidly evolving technology industry, Oracle encourages employees to engage in professional development that spans the full continuum of their Oracle careers. From the orientation of new employees to a comprehensive suite of technical training and professional skills courses, leadership development, and customized organizational development consultations, almost every Oracle employee takes advantage of the online and in-person training and professional development that Oracle provides.
Oracle encourages employees to engage in professional development throughout their Oracle careers.
Oracle hires thousands of new employees each year. New staff ramp-up quickly with online orientation materials that immerse them in Oracle business practices, organizational policies, history, and culture. In addition, they can access the Oracle learning portal, which provides self-directed training on hundreds of important, career-related subjects. Nearly all employees continue to use this learning portal as they progress throughout their Oracle careers.
Oracle's standard business practice for conducting employee performance and career development reviews is to utilize Oracle Human Resources, a module within the Oracle E-Business Suite. With the help of this product, employees and managers can review and track employee performance against the required competencies for a particular job function.
Oracle provides a comprehensive digital library of educational material that is available on-demand, with the aim of enhancing the productivity and effectiveness of our workforce. Some examples of resources available for continuous learning include:
In order to develop and support Oracle's world-class products, our employees must continuously evolve their technical skills. We provide a variety of formal and informal technical training resources for employees, including Oracle University training, external training, self-study, "brown bag" lunch sessions, technical Webcasts and seminars, on-the-job training, and one-on-one mentoring.
Oracle University Training
Oracle University, the world's leading provider of Oracle product training, offers thousands of courses to employees. Approximately 5,000 Oracle employees attend Oracle University classes daily. Student evaluations from these courses reflect that 99 percent of employees would:
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Employee demand for Oracle University courses has grown in recent years, and more than 3.7 million training hours were delivered to employees in FY12.
We seek to retain and develop high-potential employees who provide great value to Oracle and our customers. Oracle's Organizational and Talent Development team works to identify such employees at all levels of our business and guide strategic decisions regarding their development.
We deliver an extensive leadership development curriculum that includes courses such as:
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Oracle is a market leader that is continuously evolving and innovating. As our executives and managers lead their organizations to achieve, Oracle's Organization and Talent Development team is available to help them maximize their impact. This team offers a variety of customized organizational development services, including organizational assessments, organizational performance and skills analysis, strategic planning facilitation, change management consultations, and leadership training to help Oracle teams increase their effectiveness.