Workshops

This Spring, we are emphasizing 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 learning sessions are included below.  

Responding to Disclosure of Sexual Violence (Lunch & Learn)
In this session, SFU employees in supervisory positions will acquire the knowledge and skills to respond appropriately and supportively to a disclosure of sexual violence from any member of the SFU community (student or employee). Participants will learn what constitutes sexual violence and misconduct at SFU and the scope of their responsibility when receiving a disclosure. Participants will also be introduced to the principles of a supportive response and the various campus and community resources for students and employees.
Wednesday, March 10th|12pm to 1pm|Zoom

Recruitment & Selection Essentials: Hiring the Best People for the Job
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.
2 Parts|Tuesday, April 13th|9:30 to 11:30| & Thursday, April 15th|9:30am to 12:00pm|Zoom

Leadership Strategies for Supporting Mental Health
This 2 part workshop will help Leaders understand the continuum of mental health and how it impacts the workplace.  Learn how to create strategies for prevention, including building a culture of psychological health & safety in the workplace. Practice strategies to manage complex employee situations involving mental health concerns: managing performance and develop accommodations.  Review return-to-work processes and create an action plan to implement in your workplace.
2 Parts|Tuesday, May 4th & Thursday, May 6th|9:00am to 12:00pm|Zoom
Fee|$50

Recruitment & Selection Essentials: Hiring the Best People for the Job
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.
2 Parts|Tuesday, May 18th|1:00pm to 3:00pm| & Thursday, May 20th|1:00pm to 3:30pm|Zoom

Leading Through Conflict: Building Capacity & Confidence
This 3-part workshop is aimed at building capacity of individuals to deal with conflict in the workplace.  A focus will be made on preventing conflict from arising or escalating where possible, and on dealing effectively with conflicts that do occur.  The workshops will help increase understanding of conflict and how it manifests in the work environment.  Participants will explore their own styles of responding to conflict, and will learn strategies, practices and skills to effectively address and resolve conflict. 
3 Parts|Wednesday, June 9th & Thursday, June 10th|9:30am to 11:00am| & Tuesday, June 15th|9:30am to 11:00am OR 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Fee|$50

 

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.