Workshops

This Spring, we are continuing to emphasize online learning options for leaders and employees.  We encourage all staff and leaders to activate their LinkedIn Learning accounts and explore the multitude of courses available.  Visit our list of online resources on a number of foundational and transferable skills.

Live Remote & In-Person learning sessions are included below.  

Leader-as-Coach for Development and Performance Conversations
This program is a two-part series on essential mindset and core skills for being more coach-like in your approach as a Leader. Blending theory with demonstrations and practice, leaders will learn the art of coach-like presence and skills in their day-to-day, development and feedback conversations with their teams, direct reports and peers.
Fee: $75|2 Parts|Wednesday, April 27th & Wednesday, May 4th, 9am to 12:30pm|Zoom

Recruitment & Selection Essentials
Recruiting and selecting team members with the right skills and attributes is one of the most critical responsibilities of a leader. This interactive session will equip leaders who are responsible for the hiring process with a foundational understanding of best practices in recruitment & selection. Leaders will learn how to define hiring criteria, source talent, develop assessment tools, and increase their ability to successfully hire the best candidate. In addition, we will look at ways to reduce bias in the hiring process. The session is intended for new leaders, or more experienced leaders who are looking for a refresher.
2 Parts|Tuesday, May 31st, 9:30am to 11:30am & Thursday, Jun 2nd, 9:30am to 12pm|Zoom

Giving and Receiving Feedback: Fortitude and Finesse
This universally applicable course focuses on the nuances of giving and receiving feedback in a manner that enhances the relationship, produces the required change, and allows for forward movement.  The ability to give feedback skillfully and receive feedback gratefully are core leadership competencies and set the tone for a positive learning culture.
Fee: $75|Thursday, Jun 23rd|9am to 4pm|Halpern Centre 126

 

WORKSHOP FEES

Some workshops have a nominal fee of $75 to offset costs and enable us to provide exceptional learning opportunities. The fee is substantially lower than similar workshops offered externally and can be reimbursed through PD funds (see below) or departments may choose to cover the fee.

Need to Cancel your Registration?
Most of our workshops fill up and have waitlists, so we ask that you cancel your registration with as much notice as possible.  This will allow us to open up your space for someone else.  Refunds are possible for registrations cancelled at least 7 days prior to the workshop date.

Cancelling with more than 7 days’ notice
Please follow these steps to cancel your registration with more than 7 days’ notice:

  • Go to your Eventbrite account and find the workshop order: https://www.eventbrite.ca/
  • Select ‘request a refund’ (if you paid a fee) or ‘cancel your order’ (if there was no fee)
  • For fee refunds, you will be sent an email indicating whether a refund is eligible.  Once approved, it takes up to 5 business days to be processed.

Last minute cancellations (less than 7 days’ notice)

  • Email hrlearn@sfu.ca if you need to cancel your registration with less than 7 days’ notice, including the day-of the workshop if you’re unable to attend due to illness.  If we don’t hear from you and you don’t attend the workshop, we may need to charge your department to compensate for associated costs.
  •  Cancellations within 7 days are not eligible for refunds.