The new year often represents a time to plan individual growth and development. Reach your 2016 learning goals with rewarding professional development opportunities provided by UBC!
Professional Development Funding Programs for Staff
The Professional Development (PD) Funding programs for staff are designed to support eligible staff members who are interested in pursuing learning opportunities that will enhance their professional knowledge and skills, work performance, and career growth at UBC.
Act fast – There are fewer than three months remaining to take advantage of funding that may be available to you for this current fiscal year, April 1, 2015 – March 31, 2016.
To confirm your eligibility, login to the faculty and staff self-service portal. This will allow you to view how much funding you currently have available. Please review your applicable employee group PD Fund program guidelines and application procedures here.
For information on the Professional Development Reimbursement Fund for faculty, including eligibility and submission deadlines, please visit Faculty Relations.
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Tuition Fee Waiver Benefit
This UBC staff benefit provides tuition assistance for eligible staff and faculty that can be applied to UBC undergraduate credit courses, as well as many UBC Continuing Studies non-credit courses. If you are eligible to use this benefit, you can take UBC courses for both personal and career development purposes. In some instances, you can transfer this benefit to your spouse or children. Please select your employee group on the Professional Development Benefit webpage to find out more.
Coaching is a unique opportunity to focus and move forward on your personal, professional or organizational goals through the exploration of ideas and candid dialogue with a confidential and unbiased thinking partner. At UBC, we offer free one-on-one professional coaching services for staff and faculty. Visit Get a Coach to learn more.
UBC’s MOST Program offers at cost professional development workshops geared to enhance and improve your effectiveness at work. Depending on which UBC employee group you belong to, you may be eligible to access professional development funding for MOST workshops. A list of upcoming MOST workshops and further information can be found on the MOST Workshops webpage.