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

The Story of a Trailblazer – Katherine Song

March 9, 2021

Katherine Song, MBA’00, is a pioneer and powerhouse in the world of international business strategy, consulting and leadership development. Join us for a Q&A as she shares the story of her career — an inspirational example of leadership, innovation and trailblazing. Presented by the UBC Sauder School of Business and open to all UBC alumni.

How can/do you make a difference through leadership?

March 11, 2021

Presented by the UBC Faculty of Education.

The British Columbia K – 12 education system is one of the most high-performing in the world. And still, the need to ensure that all learners in our school systems have the opportunity to thrive and improve life outcomes remains an enormous task for educational leaders, particularly during a global pandemic. What innovative approaches make the biggest impact for our learners and systems? What actions contribute to building more socially just and equitable learning environments?

Thriving Through Uncertainty: Practical skills to navigate burnout and decision fatigue

March 16, 2021

How would you describe your experience in 2021 thus far? Do you feel tired and scattered in this era of global uncertainty? If so, you’re not alone. The effects of COVID-19 are hitting hard, and sadly they’re unlikely to disappear anytime soon. The causes of this situation are complex, yet our response can be simple… Read more

Rethinking Conflict with Debate

March 31, 2021

Could you imagine a work environment where you could freely share ideas, collaborate, and spar intellectually? Where difficult conversations become healthy debates? Join us as we explore the transformative impact of debate in professional environments where fostering the rigorous exchange of ideas and unlocking the full potential of collaborating minds to optimize problem-solving tasks is… Read more

Tips for Giving Highly Effective Feedback

April 29, 2021

Do you tend to avoid difficult feedback conversations? When you deliver performance improvement feedback, does it lead to little or no change? Would you like to feel more confident and successful when having these conversations? If so, you are not alone! Many managers are ineffective people managers because they struggle with giving feedback and having… Read more

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