New! CCLA Website

New Learning Academy streamlines professional development


It’s about to get easier to discover and participate in development opportunities here.


If you have participated or are interested in participating in development opportunities at Cleveland Clinic, your efforts are about to get easier.  


These three leadership development areas are integrating, which will make choosing and registering for courses more convenient:

  • Office of Learning & Performance Development (OLPD) 
  • Cleveland Clinic Academy (CCA)
  • Nursing Leadership Education (for leadership development only)


Together, they will form Cleveland Clinic Learning Academy, and all caregivers at all levels can participate in learning opportunities.


How the integration benefits you:

  • One-stop shopping to view courses
  • Common online registration process
  • Focused career path tracks to guide course selection
  • Common core competencies for leadership training
  • Core and elective tracks


The integration also will eliminate redundancy in development opportunities, thus ensuring our designated development funds go further.


Register for fall courses

Most courses will be on hiatus until September to prepare for the integration. If you’re already registered for a course or are on track for a series of courses, nothing will change for you.


In mid-August, we anticipate releasing the integrated catalog, and you can begin registering for fall courses. If your Individual Development Plan (IDP) goals or Annual Performance Review (APR) goals require coursework, you can begin fulfilling those requirements in September, when courses resume.


Some leadership programs unaffected

The Foundations of Healthcare Communication course, organized through Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Excellence in Healthcare Communication, along with Leading in Health Care and Serving Leader are not affected by this integration.  In addition, the schedule for the Emerging Leader program will be uninterrupted during the integration.


Have questions?

If you have questions, view our answers to frequently asked questions. And watch for more news about future initiatives including the link to the Cleveland Clinic Learning Academy site for course review and registration, and online options designed to increase access to development opportunities for caregivers throughout the enterprise.




All Academy course have earned the following accreditations:


All Academy courses are ACHE Category II certified for healthcare administrators

All Academy courses have been approved AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

The Ohio Board of Nursing will accept the number of contact hours for CE from AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Baldwin Wallace College
All Academy courses transfer to BWU toward Healthcare MBA tuition waiver

Weatherhead School of Management - Case Western Reserve University

All Academy courses transfer to CWRU toward Part-time MBA credits

All Academy courses transfer to Ursuline College toward MBA credits

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