Here are some professional development workshops for faculty and staff at UBC’s Okanagan campus over the next few weeks:
|AN INTRODUCTION TO HRMS
Human Resource Management System (HRMS) is the primary source of information for UBC faculty, staff and student employees for the purposes of payroll, human resources and salary administration, and benefits administration.
Dates: Thursday, Oct. 25 or Friday, Oct. 26
|POSITION MANAGEMENT TRAINING
Position Management is a portion of the eRecruit online recruitment and management software. Position Management allows administrators to define job positions, unit and employment group, as well as record the organizational hierarchy, provide a job description and more.
Dates: Thursday, Nov. 1 or Friday, Nov. 2
|SETTING YOUR COURSE: STRATEGIC PLANNING
For those leading a unit or work team, it’s easy to get caught up in the day to day. This session will focus on the ins and outs of strategic planning.
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 13
|WRITE TO WIN: BUSINESS WRITING STYLE
An Essential Administrative Skills Series course.
The subtleties of style, audience address and analysis, and clarity of purpose are the keys to ensuring that your business communication gets the desired results.
Date: Friday, Nov. 30
|RESPONDING WITH RESPECT AND SUICIDE PREVENTION
This session is a three-hour training developed to help faculty and staff to recognize the symptoms of anxiety and depression in the workplace, respond in an empathetic and productive way and also refer themselves, their colleagues and students to appropriate resources.
Date: Thursday, Nov. 8
Open forum: Research and IT
Faculty members are invited to an Open Forum to address Research and IT requirements and challenges at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
Topics for discussion will include the Research IT Support Advisory Committee, research and IT support initiatives as well as research priorities and opportunities for IT support.
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 21
Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Library building, room LIB312
This forum is open to all faculty members and researchers. To RSVP, contact Andrea Osachoff, administrative and special projects coordinator.
For a full listing visit the Okanagan campus events calendar.