What is BEACON University?
BEACON University is a full-service learning unit whose goal is to deliver the best possible BEACON training experience to North Carolina state employees. Our team is comprised of instructors, course material developers, web designers, and administrators. The BEACON University team works with other project teams and agencies to ensure the State's core users are given the knowledge they need for accurate and productive HR/Payroll operations.
Who receives training from BEACON University?
Almost every NC state employee will participate in BEACON training. Our curriculum covers a broad range of course offerings from introductory web-based training courses covering SAP basic navigation to the most advanced HR/Payroll courses designed for senior executive agency HR directors.
What is a Core User?
Core Users are individuals who will spend the most time using the BEACON system. Core users use the system to display HR data, manage business processes, maintain information, run reports, and various other human resource and payroll tasks.
Do I need to complete courses from BEACON University?
The level and amount of BEACON training you will need to complete is dependent on the level of interaction you will have with the BEACON system. See your immediate supervisor or HR manager to determine which BEACON University courses you will need to complete.
What support is available after I have completed training?
Our job doesn't stop after you have completed your training. We are constantly working to make sure a complete, up-to-date library of BEACON material is available to you 24 hours a day. The BEACON system is under continuous improvement with enhancement provided by our in-house experts and through updates from the system vendor (SAP). It is our goal to ensure BEACON users are always equipped with the most current skill set to maximize efficient use of the system. Please take time to navigate the links on the left side of this page and explore the wealth of current BEACON material available.
Have comments or feedback? Found a better way to complete a task in the system?
Our users in the field are excellent resources in our commitment to deliver the best training experience. If you would like to contact us, you may do so by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.