Among the many programs at UBC which support personal development, what follows are a few options open to our staff members looking to develop skills and competencies.

Professional Development:

  • MOST Program:
    The MOST Program consists of workshops designed to develop knowledge, skills and enhance self-understanding. Workshops are open to faculty and staff at UBC. Pricing varies according to UBC affiliation, but they are frequently offered at no charge or minimal cost to UBC staff.
  • UBC Continuing Studies:
    UBC Continuing Studies serves the adult education needs of lifelong learners. Courses, workshops, seminars and certificate programs accommodate varied learning interests.
  • UBC Human Resources – Learning Portal:
    The learning portal offers a wide variety of opportunities from academic programs, through to workshops, to individual coaching.
  • Engage an accredited
    Coaching can help you focus and move forward with your personal, professional or organizational goals through exploring ideas in candid dialogue with a confidential and unbiased thinking partner
  • OnLine Expert Software Training:
    Online Expert offers self-guided tutorials and practice exercises on the most popular software. Develop and practice computer skills at your pace.
  • Managing at UBC:
    Managing at UBC is a program designed to support new managers in their first year. Through this program, new managers will be supported in working towards their full potential and gain a broadened understanding of their role in managing people.

Funding Opportunities for UBC Staff: