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Courses & Workshops

​Find out what courses and workshops are available to assist your professional development.

​Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT)

The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology  (CTLT) is a transformative educational services partner to the UBC Community and is available to all staff members. The Centre advances scholarly and innovative approaches to teaching, learning, curriculum and educational technology practices within and across UBC’s diverse disciplinary and cultural contexts.  Find a full list of staff programs on the CTLT website.

Funding for Professional Development

As part of the University’s commitment to an outstanding work environment, UBC seeks to provide our faculty and staff with access to professional development opportunities. UBC Human Resources administers professional development funds for several employee groups at UBC to support them with their learning and development needs. Please visit UBC HR for information on your eligibility and how to apply for professional development funding.

Lynda.com​

Lynda.com is an online collection of instructional videos designed to provide training in a variety of areas such as software skills development, learning new technology tools, and workplace business practices. This learning resource supports the availability of accessible, timely, work-related learning opportunities to enhance employee performance and career development. For staff and faculty, access to lynda.com’s learning resources is available at no individual charge, through March, 2019.  For more information and to log in to lynda.com please visit lynda.ubc.ca.

Managing at UBC

The Managing@UBC Program is available to M&P Managers who directly manage staff. It is a self-directed program designed to support managers in their role, recognizing the significant responsibility they hold for employee performance, engagement and achievement of unit goals. The program is designed to fit around the busy schedule of a manager and covers a variety of topics such as Employee Relations, Difficult Conversations, Vision & Goal Setting, and UBC Governance Structure. Please visit Managing@UBC for information on the program and registration process.

Professional Development Workshops

The professional development workshops, administered by UBC Human Resources, are geared to enhance and improve your effectiveness at work, as well as to support your career and personal development. For all upcoming workshops please visit UBC Human Resources.

Tuition Waiver

The UBC Tuition Fee Waiver provides eligible UBC staff and faculty with tuition assistance for approved undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as non-credit courses offered through Continuing Studies. Your eligibility for the UBC Tuition Fee Waiver depends on your UBC employee group. For information specific to your employee group, regarding eligibility and procedures, or for instructions on how to apply for a waiver please visit the Tuition Waivers page .

To submit a waiver, login to the UBC Faculty & Staff Self-Service portal using your Campus Wide Login (CWL). Follow the prompts and instructions for submitting, updating or canceling a tuition fee waiver.