Welcome to the new YELC employee learning calendar.

Aug
9
Mon
Family Status Accommodations @ York University
Aug 9 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Family Status Accommodations @ York University @ Zoom

With the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have found themselves with more responsibilities caring for loved ones, children, or parents, whilst having to work from home. This workshop outlines what family status accommodation is, how to request it, and how to respond to requests for it.

 

Aug
10
Tue
Intervening on Racism
Aug 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Please note that we strongly recommend participants to have attended at least one anti-racism workshop before attending this session.

This workshop will be highly participation-based, and ask attendees to design strategies and practice tools to intervene on moments of racial discrimination, harassment, and microaggressions. Prior familiarity with these concepts is recommended.

Aug
11
Wed
Sm@rtBuy Training for Researchers
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sm@rtBuy is York’s on-line procurement system that streamlines purchasing at York, allowing for significant time savings for everyone currently involved in purchasing routine items.

This training is geared specifically to the research community. You will learn how Sm@rtBuy works and how to purchase goods and charge them directly to your research cost centres.

Register Here

TRAINING UPDATE:

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the Procurement Services team is offering this training remotely via ZOOM conferencing. Registrants will be sent a meeting invite with a link to the training site closer to the training date.

Aug
12
Thu
Procure to Pay Workshop
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Course Description

The presentation is designed to educate the York community on the entire procure to pay cycle as it pertains to goods and services purchased for York University. Attendees will gain an understanding of the various roles and responsibilities of all parties throughout the cycle. Participants will learn how to achieve fair market and best value when purchasing for York University. Learn the various types of payment options and when to apply them. Gain an understanding of the importance of compliance, and learn how to identify and minimize risk.

Who Should Attend

All employees who are responsible for the purchasing of goods and services for their department.

Register Here

TRAINING UPDATE:

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the Procurement Services team is offering this training remotely via ZOOM conferencing. Registrants will be sent a meeting invite with a link to the training site closer to the training date.

 

 

Aug
17
Tue
Concur: Preparing an Expense Claim (FNCE04)
Aug 17 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Concur is the University on-line, automated expense reporting system.

This training is designed for faculty and staff who prepare expense claims for themselves, or for individuals they support in an administrative capacity.

Until further notice the training sessions will be held remotely via Zoom Meeting. A meeting invite will be sent to each registrant with a link to the session closer to the training date.

REGISTER HERE

The Construction and Maintenance of Systemic Racism
Aug 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
The Construction and Maintenance of Systemic Racism @ Zoom

This session will explore the history of race and racism and how it is maintained today in institutions across Canada. This workshop is designed to complement the anti-racism REDI series and is heavily information focused, aiming to give context to what is happening in our world today. Unlike other REDI sessions, the emphasis is less on skill-building and more on awareness-building and we strongly encourage participants to take this session in conjunction with other anti-racism workshops with a more action-oriented content.

Aug
18
Wed
Finance eReports Training - FNERPT
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Overview

This training is designed for any staff member involved in obtaining, developing and/or analyzing financial, human resources, telecom or other reports through the eReports financial application.

Prerequisite:

Registrants should review the following documents prior to taking this training.

Aug
20
Fri
Sm@rtBuy Training
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sm@rtBuy is York’s on-line procurement system that streamlines purchasing at York, allowing for significant time savings for everyone currently involved in purchasing routine items.

Anyone that uses Sm@rtBuy is welcome to attend a training session however, it is a prerequisite for all Requisitioners and Approvers that use the program to attend a training session on the Sm@rtBuy system.

Register Here

TRAINING UPDATE:

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the Procurement Services team is offering this training remotely via ZOOM conferencing. Registrants will be sent a meeting invite with a link to the training site closer to the training date.