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Be an innovative leader who can handle conflict

2020/06/03 – 8:30 am

Managing Workplace Conflict
Conflict can be stressful but when managed correctly it can become a steppingstone to innovation. Become a leader who can effectively manage conflict …

Unconscious Bias workshop module now available on Blackboard

2020/06/03 – 8:30 am

This module provides an overview of how unconscious bias can seep into everyday interactions and explores what we can do to build the capacity to …

Strengthen your communication skills

2020/06/03 – 8:30 am

Project Stakeholder, Resources and Communications Management
Good communication is essential as a project manager or any role you are in. Sign up for Project Stakeholder, Resources …

New creative online courses available now!

2020/06/03 – 8:30 am

Starting Your Creative Business – new course coming June 9!
Do you have a creative side that fuels you? Share it with the world and become …

Upcoming training for expense and requisitions

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Expense Procurement and Contract Services (EPACS) invites you to attend one of our upcoming training sessions. These sessions are geared toward new or infrequent users …

Be an innovative leader

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Managing Workplace Conflict
Conflict can be stressful, but when managed correctly it can become a stepping stone to innovation. Become a leader who can effectively manage …

Go from inspiration to income!

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

Starting Your Creative Business
If you’re looking to turn your creative hobby into a small business then this brand new course may be for you! This …

A Taste of Google Apps – May 27

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

When: Wednesday, May 27, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
Simple collaboration, cloud storage, easy communications — discover how these simple concepts can quickly be applied to your …

Spreadsheets Without Numbers – Part 2 – May 26

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

When: Tuesday, May 26, 1:30 – 3 p.m.
Expanding on the excitement of Part 1, you’ll discover how to create different reports for your data that …

Take your photography skills to new heights

2020/05/06 – 8:30 am

Speedlighting | June 1 | Online
Professional photographers are artists with an unmatched talent for capturing hidden beauty that the naked eye can’t always see. …

Music lessons available online – use your PD fund

2020/05/06 – 8:30 am

The Conservatory of Music is offering private music lessons entirely online and you can use your PD fund! Over 60 instructors are available to teach …

Make your work/life balance a priority

2020/05/06 – 8:30 am

Time Management and Priority Planning | June 9 | Online
Find yourself not having enough time in the day? Whatever is keeping you busy whether it’s …

eLearning office training resources

2020/04/29 – 8:30 am

The eLearning Office has a plenty of resources for you to get up and running with online teaching and learning:

Instructor led training
Self-paced training
Video and document …

Basic principles of Webex meetings

2020/04/29 – 8:30 am

May 7, 2-2:45 p.m.
Curious about how you can take advantage of Webex meetings? Join in for a basic overview of the different types of meetings …

Spreadsheets Without Numbers – Part 1

2020/04/29 – 8:30 am

When: Tuesday, May 19, 10–11:30 a.m.
Note: Much of the information will translate to Excel.
Creating merged emails or documents with Google Sheets is pretty easy, but …

Getting started with Microsoft Teams

2020/04/29 – 8:30 am

Microsoft Teams is more than a chat program. It’s a communication hub to all things Microsoft that brings together real-time messaging, file sharing, video conferencing/screen …

Learn new design skills, all from your home

2020/04/22 – 8:30 am

Looking for a new at home hobby? Consider an introductory course at SCE. Our upcoming introductory courses include Digital Photography Level I and Web Design …

Music lessons available ONLINE – use your PD fund!

2020/04/22 – 8:30 am

The Conservatory of Music is offering private music lessons entirely online and you can use your PD fund! Over 60 instructors are available to teach …

Learn to lead yourself to excel at leading others

2020/04/22 – 8:30 am

Self-awareness is a trait that many good leaders possess. It’s important to understand your leadership style before you can truly succeed at leading others. In …

Blackboard training

2020/04/22 – 8:30 am

The eLearning Office is offering three kinds of workshops for faculty who need to learn about Blackboard. No registration is required because it’s all online. …

A healthy way to manage change

2020/04/08 – 8:30 am

Thriving During Change | April 24, 2020 | Online
For many people, change is difficult to manage. And we are facing a world of change right …

Learn a musical instrument online from home!

2020/04/08 – 8:30 am

The conservatory has over 60 instructors who have recently transitioned to offering music lessons online. Lessons are available in drums and percussion, piano, strings, voice, …

Dive into your hobbies like photography!

2020/04/08 – 8:30 am

Adobe Lightroom: Enhancing Images | April 21 – May 2, 2020 | Online
While staying healthy and safe at home, it’s important to not forget about …

Reminder: Register for Change and Resilience webinars

2020/04/01 – 8:30 am

The last few months have been difficult for our university community and we are preparing for additional changes ahead. To support you in these challenging …

Professional Development soon to be offered ONLINE!

2020/03/25 – 8:30 am

The Professional and Continuing Studies team at the School of Continuing Education (SCE) has been hard at work for the last two weeks getting our …

Learn an instrument in the comfort of your home!

2020/03/25 – 8:30 am

Many of us have always wanted to learn an instrument but could never find the time to fit it into our busy schedules. The Conservatory …