Who runs the world? Teams! At the heart of any organization you will find people. And what do people do? They work together on projects and initiatives. In this webinar, we will explore concepts of team development, teaming virtually and how any team can move from dysfunction into function.
In this webinar, Viet Vu, BA’16, MSc, a researcher from the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship, will help you understand the impact of automation to Canadian workers and economy and will demystify myths surrounding automation: what it is, how it happens, and what it means for the future of work.
Viet will address some of the biggest fears and misconceptions of automation and will focus on what actions each of us can take to ensure we maximize the benefits of automation for all.
Maintaining a successful career is so much more than landing the perfect position. A prosperous worklife also involves self-management, skill development and ongoing resilience. Building this resilience begins with self-awareness and knowledge.
Join Miranda Massie, BA’08, Health Promotion Specialist at the University of British Columbia, for this informative session on stress, burnout and workplace wellbeing. Participants will learn about the relevance of workplace wellbeing to overall health (individual and organizational). They will gain an understanding of the stress response and how to recognize stress in themselves. Participants will take away knowledge about burnout and effective coping strategies to support successful and sustainable careers.
Have you ever noticed how often we create barriers to our own success? Whether it’s caused by self-doubt, negative anticipation, or a general feeling that things are not going our way, a negative mindset can lead us to hold back, doubt our own potential, and sabotage our career success. In this webinar, Dr. Pedro Cortina, Managing Partner at the Innerland Institute, will lead us on an exploration of the ways to identify and transform these self-made obstacles into clear and actionable opportunities.
There is a new movement capturing the attention of mainstream investors as an emergence of a new set of financing solutions – spurred by innovative collaborations between public and private sectors – have overcome traditional barriers to channel private investment for environmental and social good.
Join Andrea Barrios, BCom’10, Innovative Finance Analyst at the Rockefeller Foundation, live from New York City and learn how you can leverage your career and find new opportunities in this emerging space.
Moving to the US can be daunting but rewarding. Join UBC alumnus, Barney Ellis-Perry, BA’87, reporting live from LA, for a conversation covering five topics everyone needs to consider: legal, financial, social, work culture and health care.
Participants will leave the session with a list of key questions they need to ask their future employer, their other half, and themselves before they look south.