Upcoming Career Programs

Both online and in-person, we offer alumni opportunities throughout the year to connect with one another and grow professionally.

Career Development Program Sponsor:

Manulife

My Career Story: Journeys in Entrepreneurship

January 29, 2020

Considering entrepreneurship as a potential career direction? Join fellow UBC alumni and students for a special afternoon session where we’ll hear from a panel of distinguished women who will share stories from their entrepreneurial journeys. Hear about mistakes they made and some of the lessons they learned along the way. Success doesn’t come easily, so… Read more

The Habit Course: Build and maintain new habits at work

February 10, 2020

Building on the momentum of alumni UBC’s popular webinar, Managing Your Energy at Work, and our online book club selection, The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg, The Habit Course will teach you how to implement new habits at work.

Webinar – Cannabis Regulation and the Workplace

February 12, 2020

This webinar, featuring Michael Litchfield, BA’00, LLB’04, will provide an introduction to the regulation of cannabis in Canada and its impact on the workplace.  A variety of topical issues will be canvased including the rights of employers to regulate cannabis use in the workplace, the duty to accommodate users of medical cannabis in the workplace and the place of cannabis in work related social events.

The Art of Adaptive Leadership

February 26, 2020

Explore the premise that leadership is an activity, not a person, and that leadership can be exercised by anyone, whatever their role inside or outside of an organization. In this interactive session, Adel Gamar will uncover how adaptive leadership can help individuals and organizations learn anew and thrive in competitive professional environments.

Webinar – Leading Teams through Conflict

April 2, 2020

The workplace is a complex adaptive system, connected through people and webs of relationships. Where people come together, and their needs compete, conflict will emerge. It is a natural by-product of engagement. So, how do we navigate workplace conflict and harness the best of it to support the system to thrive? What is the role… Read more

Intentional Career Growth: Take Your Next Professional Step with Confidence

April 6, 2020

Far too many senior level and mid-career professionals feel their career trajectory happened by accident, as opposed to occurring with intention and vision or are unsure of their own professional value. This 8-week program is designed to help you move forward on your professional journey with intention and confidence. As a manager, senior manager, executive,… Read more

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