York launched our first employee LMS, YU Learn, on September 15, 2021!

Visit YU Learn to locate elective courses offered by Talent Acquisition & Development (TAD), HR

  • Other employee learning opportunities will be posted here until the learning providers move to YU Learn
  • We will update this note as other learning providers move to YU Learn

For a full overview of learning opportunities, including specialized programs and series, visit Employee Learning, Development and Career Navigation on yu link.

Nov
17
Wed
Budget Call System Trainng
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Budget Call System Training is open to members of the York community involved in entering , finalizing, or approving budgets for funds 100, 200 and 300.  This course is targeted to an audience with no previous exposure to budgetary systems, although could be a refresher for seasoned staff.  It is advisable to take ereports training as a prerequisite to this course.

PLEASE NOTE: THESE BUDGET CALL TRAINING SESSIONS ARE NOT FOR SHARP - THE NEW BUDGET MODULE

All training sessions will be held via Zoom teleconference. A meeting invite will be sent to registrants closer to the training date.

Register Here

Finance eReports Training - FNERPT
Nov 17 @ 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.

Concur: Preparing an Expense Claim (FNCE04)
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 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

Nov
18
Thu
Creating and Maintaining Positive Space
Nov 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

In recognition of November 20th, Transgender Day of Remembrance, this session offers a “101” exploration of gender and sexual diversity, as well as homophobia and transphobia specific to the campus experience. Learn about using inclusive language, being a supportive ally, campus resources, and creating safer spaces on campus for gender and sexually diverse students, staff and faculty.

Procure to Pay Workshop
Nov 18 @ 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.

 

 

Nov
23
Tue
Sm@rtBuy Training
Nov 23 @ 1:00 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.

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.

Registration

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.

Nov
24
Wed
Budget Call System Trainng
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Budget Call System Training is open to members of the York community involved in entering , finalizing, or approving budgets for funds 100, 200 and 300.  This course is targeted to an audience with no previous exposure to budgetary systems, although could be a refresher for seasoned staff.  It is advisable to take ereports training as a prerequisite to this course.

PLEASE NOTE: THESE BUDGET CALL TRAINING SESSIONS ARE NOT FOR SHARP - THE NEW BUDGET MODULE

All training sessions will be held via Zoom teleconference. A meeting invite will be sent to registrants closer to the training date.

Register Here

Dec
2
Thu
Addressing and Responding to Sexual Harassment
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

In this interactive session that is being brought forward in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance on December 6, 2021, participants will become familiar with the legislation and policies that define sexual harassment and gain a general understanding of why sexual harassment continues to be pervasive in our society. Attendees will examine various scenarios aimed at obtaining strategies and sharing best practices on how to identify, prevent, and respond to instances of sexual harassment on campus.

Dec
7
Tue
Budget Call System Trainng
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Budget Call System Training is open to members of the York community involved in entering , finalizing, or approving budgets for funds 100, 200 and 300.  This course is targeted to an audience with no previous exposure to budgetary systems, although could be a refresher for seasoned staff.  It is advisable to take ereports training as a prerequisite to this course.

PLEASE NOTE: THESE BUDGET CALL TRAINING SESSIONS ARE NOT FOR SHARP - THE NEW BUDGET MODULE

All training sessions will be held via Zoom teleconference. A meeting invite will be sent to registrants closer to the training date.

- Cancelled

Financial Forecast Training
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The financial forecast (data entry) submission process streamlines how departments submit there budget forecasts.

This training session demonstrates how departments/units submit their financial forecasts to Finance Central electronically.

REGISTRATION

Dec
8
Wed
Welcoming Change into Your Life
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Overview
Change is a natural part of life. While some changes can affect the very structure of your life, other changes can have subtle impacts on your day-to-day activities. Sometimes you may be aware that a change is imminent but are uncertain about what it will involve and how it will affect your life. Situations like these can create ambiguity, worry, or a sense of loss and sadness. This seminar will address the
emotional reactions that participants may experience when confronted with change, taking into account their personality and strength, and provide coping skills to enable them to manage change more effectively.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to do the following:
- Understand the four different types of change.
- Develop strategies for managing change effectively.
- View change in a more positive manner.

Finance eReports Training - FNERPT
Dec 8 @ 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.

Dec
9
Thu
Budgeting 101
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Course Description

To aid new planners and administrators develop a broader understanding of the budgeting principles at York University, specifically, information about the components of a budget, including the Revenue, Expenses, and Internal Transfers, frequently used terms as cost centres, activities, time & location codes and base and OTO allocations.  It will touch base also on a bit higher level of budgeting which is understanding the new SHARP model.

This training is being 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.

Dec
10
Fri
Sm@rtBuy Training
Dec 10 @ 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.

Registration

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.

Dec
13
Mon
Procure to Pay Workshop
Dec 13 @ 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.

 

 

Dec
14
Tue
Budget Call System Trainng
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Budget Call System Training is open to members of the York community involved in entering , finalizing, or approving budgets for funds 100, 200 and 300.  This course is targeted to an audience with no previous exposure to budgetary systems, although could be a refresher for seasoned staff.  It is advisable to take ereports training as a prerequisite to this course.

PLEASE NOTE: THESE BUDGET CALL TRAINING SESSIONS ARE NOT FOR SHARP - THE NEW BUDGET MODULE

All training sessions will be held via Zoom teleconference. A meeting invite will be sent to registrants closer to the training date.

Register Here

Concur: Preparing an Expense Claim (FNCE04)
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 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

Jan
11
Tue
Budget Call System Trainng
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Budget Call System Training is open to members of the York community involved in entering , finalizing, or approving budgets for funds 100, 200 and 300.  This course is targeted to an audience with no previous exposure to budgetary systems, although could be a refresher for seasoned staff.  It is advisable to take ereports training as a prerequisite to this course.

PLEASE NOTE: THESE BUDGET CALL TRAINING SESSIONS ARE NOT FOR SHARP - THE NEW BUDGET MODULE

All training sessions will be held via Zoom teleconference. A meeting invite will be sent to registrants closer to the training date.

Register Here

Jan
12
Wed
Financial Forecast Training
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The financial forecast (data entry) submission process streamlines how departments submit there budget forecasts.

This training session demonstrates how departments/units submit their financial forecasts to Finance Central electronically.

REGISTRATION

Jan
18
Tue
Budget Call System Trainng
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Budget Call System Training is open to members of the York community involved in entering , finalizing, or approving budgets for funds 100, 200 and 300.  This course is targeted to an audience with no previous exposure to budgetary systems, although could be a refresher for seasoned staff.  It is advisable to take ereports training as a prerequisite to this course.

PLEASE NOTE: THESE BUDGET CALL TRAINING SESSIONS ARE NOT FOR SHARP - THE NEW BUDGET MODULE

All training sessions will be held via Zoom teleconference. A meeting invite will be sent to registrants closer to the training date.

Register Here

Jan
19
Wed
Budgeting 101
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Course Description

To aid new planners and administrators develop a broader understanding of the budgeting principles at York University, specifically, information about the components of a budget, including the Revenue, Expenses, and Internal Transfers, frequently used terms as cost centres, activities, time & location codes and base and OTO allocations.  It will touch base also on a bit higher level of budgeting which is understanding the new SHARP model.

This training is being 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.

Jan
20
Thu
Resiliency for Working Parents
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Overview
Today’s working parent needs to build resiliency in order to prevent burnout. This class will give you the tools to manage stress while maintaining a sense of work and family life balance.

Learning Objectives
Topics covered in this seminar include:
- What is Resilience?
- Mindset
- Brief History of Parenting
- What Kind of Parent Are You?
- Addressing Expectations
- Components of Resilience
- Avoiding Burnout
- Maintaining Balance

Challenging Organizational Structures
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Participants will examine how organizational cultures and structures can perpetuate systemic disadvantages for individuals and groups, and then consider how engagement can create positive impacts and change within organizations.

Financial Forecast Training
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The financial forecast (data entry) submission process streamlines how departments submit there budget forecasts.

This training session demonstrates how departments/units submit their financial forecasts to Finance Central electronically.

REGISTRATION

Jan
27
Thu
Dialogue Across Difference
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Through a series of engaging activities and reflection exercises participants who take part in this workshop will be able to:

  • Identify personal limitations to engagement in dialogue across differences.
  • Identify what they need to engage in meaningful conversation though respectful dialogue without the intention of persuasion.
  • Develop personal strategies to manage emotions in order to look past individual differences and hear the humanity of someone’s lived experiences.

This workshop is developed and delivered in partnership with Student Community Leadership and Development (SCLD)

Feb
3
Thu
Staying Strong and Resilient
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Overview
Have you recently changed jobs, had a change or loss in your life, or begun caring for an aging relative? How do you handle challenges, problems, and hardships in your life? Learn strategies for staying strong and resilient, maintaining a positive outlook, and reducing stress in your life.

Learning Objectives
Topics covered in this seminar include:
- Goal
- 5 Steps
- What is a tough time?
- Begin an action plan
- Dive in the pool
- Self praise
- Keep on keeping on
- Best Practices
- Success Stories

The Construction and Maintenance of Systemic Racism
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 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.

Feb
8
Tue
Recognizing Resilience in Communities
Feb 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Participants will engage in discussions about community resilience in the face of disadvantage and hardship, examining the ways barriers and discrimination shape our perspective of communities under duress. The workshop will help participants consider how to engage and foster inclusivity across multiple groups and spaces.

 

Feb
15
Tue
Acknowledging and Addressing Racism
Feb 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

This workshop will help participants gain an understanding of how to recognize racism, how it can manifest, and what its impacts are. Participants will learn about strategies to address barriers to inclusive spaces, and become familiar with relevant tools, policies and legislation within the York context.

Feb
16
Wed
Building Bridges: Collaboration at Work
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Overview
Having to work with others is a common requirement in the workplace. When collaboration is successful, you feel positive, productive, and willing to face any challenge. This seminar will build on the notion that cooperation and building bridges can be learned and should be practiced. It will teach participants the key elements of teamwork and provide them with the opportunity to practice collaboration-building techniques.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to do the following:
- Understand emotional reactions and what their underlying causes may be.
- Discuss human motivators and ways to address them for increased collaboration.
- Identify relationship-building strategies.