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.

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.

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

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

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.

Mar
2
Wed
Practical Productivity
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Overview
People commonly understand productivity as a variety of things in a variety of fields. Being productive is not just limited to finishing your work, but organizing your tasks, building relationships within the office, and being able to manage your time effectively, as well as learning new skills, such as multitasking and being able to block out distractions. Everyone can learn ways to be more productive. This class will give you tips and pointers on how to be more productive at work each day.

Learning Objectives
Topics covered in this seminar include:
- How current events are affecting productivity
- Understand the pros and cons of constant connection
- Dealing with changing technology
- Emailing more effectively
- Leveraging smartphones & other mobile devices
- Making technology work for you (instead of the reverse)
- Time management tools
- Avoiding interruption overload
- Exciting apps

Mar
24
Thu
Creating Balance in Your Life
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Overview
In today’s environment of competing demands, relentless commitments, and a consistent feeling of shortage of time, balance often does not come easily or naturally. A conscious effort, deep commitment, and clear priorities are required to create and protect one’s sense of balance. This seminar will help participants explore how their current choices impact their work-life satisfaction and help them to develop strategies to achieve a greater balance in life.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to do the following:
- Understand what balance means.
- Recognize what they can and cannot control.
- Identify priorities in their lives.