UBCevents Calendar http://events.ubc.ca/welcome.html September 25, 2017 - December 15, 2017 25 Sep 2017 12:22:00 UT en-US Copyright 2008-2009, Bedework info.events@ubc.ca Lynda.com: Business Math http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FPersonal+and+Professional+Development+%28Okanagan%29&guid=CAL-09d22401-5df201f1-015d-f21a0b9e-00000003myubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId= Mon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00 PDT Mon, October 2, 2017 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM UBC Okanagan campus. Free. If you lack a zest for numbers, you may have been tempted to disregard math after wrapping up your formal education. But while you may struggle to find practical applications for vector calculus, numbers are everywhere, and grasping certain fundamental mathematical concepts can help you better understand the world around you. In this course, join accounting professors Jim and Kay Stice as they help you discover how to leverage the power of numbers to approach business problems and make everyday decisions. They explore the power of ratios and percentages, how to monitor and evaluate your budget, how to forecast the timing and amount of a business loan, and much more. Topics include: • The power of ratios and percentages • Growth rates, rule of 72, and extrapolation • Finanacial ratios to determine unpaid inventory • How to convert to percentages • Variance and the concept of risk • Numerical planning and everyday decisions • Creating, monitoring, and evaluating your budget • Forecasting the timing and amount of a business loan • The power of compound interest • Loan payments and interest rates <a href="https://www.lynda.com/Leadership-Management-tutorials/Financial-ratios-determine-unpaid-inventory/565366/643202-4.html">Business Math</a> Please visit the <a href="http://lynda.ubc.ca/">UBC Lynda.com</a> homepage for faculty and staff single-signon (CWL) access to <a href="http://www.lynda.com/">lynda.com</a> For more information on staff and faculty training please contact Lisa Frost, ODL Specialist <a href="mailto:lisa.frost@ubc.ca">lisa.frost@ubc.ca</a> Staff Pension Plan workshop http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FPersonal+and+Professional+Development+%28Okanagan%29&guid=CAL-09d22401-5e0fa5be-015e-0fe2395b-00000009myubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId= Thu, 05 Oct 2017 09:00 PDT Thu, October 5, 2017 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Reichwald Health Sciences Centre. UNDERSTANDING YOUR STAFF PENSION PLAN Presented by Margaret Leathley, UBC Staff Pension Plan Administrator The UBC Staff Pension Plan provides benefits to over 7,200 active and 3,500 former staff employees of UBC and related employers.Workging as the Plan's Pension Administrator since 1999, Margaret is passionate about member education and has a wealth of experience and knowledge about the Plan. Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017 Time: 9:00 - 11:00 A.M. Location: RHS257 (Southern Medical Program lecture theatre at OK campus) Registration Deadline: September 25 Video conferencing available at SMP locations: Kamloops- RIH CSB 01404 Kelowna - KGH CAC 235 Vernon - VJH 5-169 <a href="http://hr.ok.ubc.ca/events/staffpensionplan.html">Register Online</a> If you are approaching retirement soon, we invite you to participate in a one-on-one Retirement Information Session (RIS) with Margaret after the above workshop. These sessions are by appointment only. For more information about scheduling a RIS, please contact Jacky Ivans at 250-807-9839 or <a href="mailto:jacky.ivans@ubc.ca">jacky.ivans@ubc.ca</a> Microsoft Viso http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FPersonal+and+Professional+Development+%28Okanagan%29&guid=CAL-09d22401-5de6fc19-015d-e78bb245-00000012myubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId= Tue, 24 Oct 2017 08:30 PDT Tue, October 24, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM See description. $259+tax. <strong>Power Concepts - This course is exclusive for UBCO faculty and staff and is limited to ten people.</strong> Visio is the ultimate tool for documenting processes, creating organizational charts and building "maps" of office layouts, systems and networks. Viso has a built in data connection that allows the creation of custom data sets that can be exported to Excel for analysis of the organization chart, process or systems. In this course, you will learn fundamental skills while creating several types of diagrams using Visio. You will create a directional map, a block diagram, a basic and cross-functional flowchart, an organization chart, and an office layout. As you create these drawings, you will learn techniques to drag and manipulate Visio master shapes, create connections between shapes, and apply styles to shapes, text, and pages. You will generate an organization chart from imported data and edit custom properties to store additional information in your diagrams. You will learn shortcuts to enhance your productivity and use unique tools designed for each type of drawing. When you have completed the course, you will have a firm grasp of all the skills needed to create any kind of diagram using Visio. - Work with the screen, screen tips, ribbon, and the quick access toolbar - Identify the various types of drawings you can create using Visio - Drag shapes from Visio stencils and resize, rotate, align, and transform them - Increase your productivity with smart features such as numbering shapes automatically and duplicating shapes quickly - Apply title, borders, backgrounds, and color schemes to enhance Visio documents - Quickly locate any master shape within the stencil library - Create custom stencils to improve efficiency - Create an organization chart - Create a flowchart or a cross-functional flowchart - Create a process map - Create an office floor plan to scale - Integrate the shapes to database to automatically create reports and summaries in Excel <strong>Tuesday, October 24, 2017</strong> <strong>8:30 am to 4:30 pm</strong> <strong>Power Concepts Office, 1855 Kirschner Road, Kelowna</strong> <strong>Cost $259 pp + tax</strong> Lunch will be provided by Power Concepts. <a href="https://www.powerconcepts.ca/CorporateProfile/profile/">Registration Link</a> If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Lisa Frost at <a href="mailto:lisa.frost@ubc.ca">lisa.frost@ubc.ca</a> or at 250-807-9021 Type - Workshop Lynda.com: Anger Management http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FPersonal+and+Professional+Development+%28Okanagan%29&guid=CAL-09d22401-5df201f1-015d-f21d358e-00000006myubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId= Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00 PDT Wed, November 1, 2017 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM UBC Okanagan campus. Free. Anger is a part of the human experience. If not managed properly, anger can be destructive. But anger can also be used for your benefit once you learn to identify, manage, and channel it. In this course, executive educator Marlene Chism helps you make sense of anger. You'll learn how to identify your triggers, how to get to the root of your anger, and how to channel anger to your highest good. Marlene shows you how anger can be a tool for personal and professional growth, and a catalyst for improving both your relationships and your results. Topics include: • Acknowledging an anger problem • Using calming techniques • Avoiding other people's issues • Understanding your triggers and old behaviors • Mastering your narrative and taking control • Setting appropriate boundaries • Making anger work for you <a href="https://www.lynda.com/Leadership-Management-tutorials/Anger-Management/592484-2.html">Anger Management</a> Please visit the <a href="http://lynda.ubc.ca/">UBC Lynda.com</a> homepage for faculty and staff single-signon (CWL) access to <a href="http://www.lynda.com/">lynda.com</a> For more information on staff and faculty training please contact Lisa Frost, ODL Specialist <a href="mailto:lisa.frost@ubc.ca">lisa.frost@ubc.ca</a> Pit Stop ~ UBC Rec and Athletics http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FPersonal+and+Professional+Development+%28Okanagan%29&guid=CAL-09d22401-5dc29f7c-015d-c4075400-00000049myubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId= Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:30 PDT Wed, November 1, 2017 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Gymnasium. $2. UBC Recreation and Athletics invites you a Pit Stop to celebrate THRIVE. UBC Okanagan Pit Stops give you an opportunity to gather together, enjoy a cup of coffee, delectable baked item or nutritious snack, collaborate with colleagues, meet new people and catch up with old friends. <strong>Wednesday, November 1, 2017</strong> <strong>9:30 - 10:30 am</strong> <strong>Location: Gymnasium Foyer</strong> $2 donation to the United Way campaign. If your department would like to host a pit stop please contact Deb Oakley, deb.oakley@ubc.ca or ext 78861. Type - Information Session/Fair Microsoft Project http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FPersonal+and+Professional+Development+%28Okanagan%29&guid=CAL-09d22401-5de6fc19-015d-e797ca63-00000014myubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId=20171102T153000Z Thu, 02 Nov 2017 08:30 PDT Thu, November 2, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM See description. $599+tax. <strong>Power Concepts - This course is exclusive for UBCO faculty and staff and is limited to ten people.</strong> Microsoft Project is a powerful course that will show you how to plan projects and incorporate a variety of resources, materials and costs. Learn how to monitor, and report on projects. This two day hands-on workshop will give you a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Project using a practical approach to project management. During the course you will participate in various hands-on exercises, and develop confidence in creating and managing single as well as multiple projects. If will provide you with the skills to effectively track and analyze projects with a better understanding of the schedule and impact of changes. The following list summarizes skills that students wil lbe comforatable with after this course: • Project planning and setting clear goals • Milestones • Tasks: Work Breakdown Structure • Net diagram • The Critical Path • Risk analysis • Mitigating risk • Working with Slack • Finding resolving resource over-allocations • PERT Analysis • Handling multiple projects • Creating custom view • Creating custom reports • Financial reports • Manage costs and cash flow • Evaluating a project upon completion <strong>Thursday, November 2 and Friday, November 3, 2017</strong> <strong>8:30 am to 4:30 pm</strong> <strong>Power Concepts Office, 1855 Kirschner Road, Kelowna</strong> <strong>Cost $599 pp + tax</strong> Lunch will be provided by Power Concepts. <a href="https://www.powerconcepts.ca/CorporateProfile/profile/">Registration Link</a> If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Lisa Frost at <a href="mailto:lisa.frost@ubc.ca">lisa.frost@ubc.ca</a> or at 250-807-9021 Type - Workshop Microsoft Project http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FPersonal+and+Professional+Development+%28Okanagan%29&guid=CAL-09d22401-5de6fc19-015d-e797ca63-00000014myubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId=20171103T153000Z Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:30 PDT Fri, November 3, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM See description. $599+tax. <strong>Power Concepts - This course is exclusive for UBCO faculty and staff and is limited to ten people.</strong> Microsoft Project is a powerful course that will show you how to plan projects and incorporate a variety of resources, materials and costs. Learn how to monitor, and report on projects. This two day hands-on workshop will give you a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Project using a practical approach to project management. During the course you will participate in various hands-on exercises, and develop confidence in creating and managing single as well as multiple projects. If will provide you with the skills to effectively track and analyze projects with a better understanding of the schedule and impact of changes. The following list summarizes skills that students will be comfortable with after this course: • Project planning and setting clear goals • Milestones • Tasks: Work Breakdown Structure • Net diagram • The Critical Path • Risk analysis • Mitigating risk • Working with Slack • Finding resolving resource over-allocations • PERT Analysis • Handling multiple projects • Creating custom view • Creating custom reports • Financial reports • Manage costs and cash flow • Evaluating a project upon completion <strong>Thursday, November 2 and Friday, November 3, 2017</strong> <strong>8:30 am to 4:30 pm</strong> <strong>Power Concepts Office, 1855 Kirschner Road, Kelowna</strong> <strong>Cost $599 pp + tax</strong> Lunch will be provided by Power Concepts. <a href="https://www.powerconcepts.ca/CorporateProfile/profile/">Registration Link</a> If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Lisa Frost at <a href="mailto:lisa.frost@ubc.ca">lisa.frost@ubc.ca</a> or at 250-807-9021 Type - Workshop MS Office PowerPoint http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FPersonal+and+Professional+Development+%28Okanagan%29&guid=CAL-09d22401-5de6fc19-015d-e7778751-00000005myubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId= Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:30 PST Thu, November 16, 2017 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM See description. $149+tax. <strong>Power Concepts - This course is exclusive for UBCO faculty and staff and is limited to ten people.</strong> Learn PowerPoint's commands, functions, and capabilities and how to quickly create a powerful and compelling presentation. This course starts with strategies on how to very quickly outline and create the "story" and then to learn to present the information in creative, clear and professional increments. The course is suitable for users from limited to advanced experience with PowerPoint. The following list summarizes skills that students will be comfortable with after this course: - Strategies for how to structure and create a successful presentation - Format a presentation using Slide Masters - Customize presentation options and views - Set up and run a slideshow - Insert and format shapes and slides - Insert and format tables and charts - Insert and format images, media, and Smart Art - Insert hyperlinks, media clips and sound - Apply transitions and animations - Set timing for automatic transitions and animations - Manage multiple presentations - Presentation tools and annotations - Protect and share presentations - Create notes and handouts This course assumes that students have completed the Intro to Microsoft Office course or have equivalent knowledge and experience. <strong>Thursday, November 16, 2017</strong> <strong>8:30 am to 12:30 pm</strong> <strong>Power Concepts Office, 1855 Kirschner Road, Kelowna</strong> <strong>Cost $149 pp + tax</strong> <a href="https://www.powerconcepts.ca/CorporateProfile/profile/">Registration Link</a> If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Lisa Frost at <a href="mailto:lisa.frost@ubc.ca">lisa.frost@ubc.ca</a> or at 250-807-9021 Type - Workshop Outlook Strategic Management and One Note http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FPersonal+and+Professional+Development+%28Okanagan%29&guid=CAL-09d22401-5de6fc19-015d-e7796e36-00000009myubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId= Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:30 PST Fri, November 17, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM See description. $259+tax. <strong>Power Concepts - This course is exclusive for UBCO faculty and staff and is limited to ten people.</strong> Join them for a powerful session on how to use Outlook and OneNote to organize and manage all your tasks, meetings, reminders and emails. Tired of living in your Inbox? Maybe you shouldn’t be there. Learn how to create a powerful time management dashboard in Outlook that will show you that you need to do on one screen and allow you to manage your priorities and schedule. Learn key setting changes in Outlook and a handful of keyboard shortcuts that can eliminate 100’s of mouse clicks per day and keep you more focused on what is most important in your day and better manage and delegate work. You’ll also learn how to use Microsoft OneNote to organize, locate and share information. You will learn how to collect and organize notes, insert files, capture screens, and enhance your notes for all types of projects. You’ll learn how this tool automatically integrates with Outlook and can dramatically improve your ability to manage projects and collaborate with others. Tired of trying to keep track of meeting agendas and minutes? OneNote will change the way your team addresses the management of your meetings and simplifying the creation and sharing of agendas, minutes and tracking of action items that come out of all the meetings you attend. <strong>Friday, November 17, 2017</strong> <strong>8:30 am to 4:30 pm</strong> <strong>Power Concepts Office, 1855 Kirschner Road, Kelowna</strong> <strong>Cost $259 pp + tax</strong> Lunch will be provided by Power Concepts. <a href="https://www.powerconcepts.ca/CorporateProfile/profile/">Registration Link</a> If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Lisa Frost at <a href="mailto:lisa.frost@ubc.ca">lisa.frost@ubc.ca</a> or at 250-807-9021 Type - Workshop MS Office Word Core http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FPersonal+and+Professional+Development+%28Okanagan%29&guid=CAL-09d22401-5de6fc19-015d-e77c7a66-0000000cmyubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId= Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:30 PST Mon, November 27, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM See description. $259+tax. <strong>Power Concepts - This course is exclusive for UBCO faculty and staff and is limited to ten people.</strong> Learn to get the most out of Microsoft Word. Learn time saving shortcuts for selecting, navigating and formatting and create professional looking business documents such as letters, forms, and newsletters in a fraction of the time. Participants will learn key functions for using documents to manage project notes, details of jobs, notices, contracts and other administrative requirements. The following list summarizes skills that students will be comfortable with after this course: • Create and format documents • Customize options and views • Configure documents for printing or saving • Insert and format Objects such as Shapes, Images and Smart Art • Create Multi-level and Bulleted lists • Utilize Page and Section Breaks • Create, edit and format Tables • Apply References such as Endnotes, Footnotes, and Citations • Use captions for pictures • Generate Table of Contents and Index • Create Quick Parts and manage Building Blocks This course assumes that students have completed the Intro to Microsoft Office course or have equivalent knowledge and experience. <strong>Monday, November 27, 2017</strong> <strong>8:30 am to 4:30 pm</strong> <strong>Power Concepts Office, 1855 Kirschner Road, Kelowna</strong> <strong>Cost $259 pp + tax</strong> Lunch will be provided by Power Concepts. <a href="https://www.powerconcepts.ca/CorporateProfile/profile/">Registration Link</a> If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Lisa Frost at <a href="mailto:lisa.frost@ubc.ca">lisa.frost@ubc.ca</a> or at 250-807-9021 Type - Workshop MS Office Excel Core http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FPersonal+and+Professional+Development+%28Okanagan%29&guid=CAL-09d22401-5de6fc19-015d-e77db5a0-0000000fmyubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId= Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:30 PST Tue, November 28, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM See description. $259+tax. <strong>Power Concepts - This course is exclusive for UBCO faculty and staff and is limited to ten people.</strong> Learn to use Excel to create budgets, track costs and generate quotes. Learn tools and ideas that will save time and create professional looking proposals and plans. Participants with only a very basic knowledge of Excel will quickly progress to create basic databases, budgets, graphs, reports and the fundamentals of building equations. The following list summarizes skills that students will be comfortable with after this course: • Customize Excel options and views • Create and manipulate tables • Filter and sort data • Apply formulas • Use the correct syntax to insert functions • Create and format cells and ranges • Order and group cells and ranges • Apply cell ranges and references in formulas and functions • Summarize data with functions • Apply conditional logic in functions • Format and modify text with functions • Create and format charts and objects This course assumes that students have completed the Intro to Microsoft Office course or have equivalent knowledge and experience. <strong>Tuesday, November 28, 2017</strong> <strong>8:30 am to 4:30 pm</strong> <strong>Power Concepts Office, 1855 Kirschner Road, Kelowna</strong> <strong>Cost $259 pp + tax</strong> Lunch will be provided by Power Concepts. <a href="https://www.powerconcepts.ca/CorporateProfile/profile/">Registration Link</a> If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Lisa Frost at <a href="mailto:lisa.frost@ubc.ca">lisa.frost@ubc.ca</a> or at 250-807-9021 Type - Workshop Lynda.com: Learning Aerial Photography with Drones http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FPersonal+and+Professional+Development+%28Okanagan%29&guid=CAL-09d22401-5df201f1-015d-f22097c1-0000000amyubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId= Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00 PST Fri, December 1, 2017 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM UBC Okanagan campus. Free. Add a new perspective to your photography by taking to the skies to capture striking aerial images. In this course, Richard Harrington and Francis Torres explain how to use a quadcopter, drone, or UAS to take aerial photographs and panoramas. They cover preflight best practices, location scouting techniques, and shooting strategies for both single-image stills and multi-image panoramas. Plus, they demonstrate post processing techniques for aerial images in Lightroom, Photoshop, and PTGui. With these techniques in your toolkit, you'll be able to create beautiful artwork for your office, capture a remodel or construction project, or shoot dramatic natural vistas from a bird's eye view. Topics include: • Understanding your country's regulations • Securing permission from property owners • Taking your drone on a commercial airline • Understanding weather conditions that affect flight • Essential flight techniques for photographers • Monitoring remotely • Shooting raw photos • Establishing a landing zone <a href="https://www.lynda.com/course-tutorials/Learning-Aerial-Photography-Drones/574708-2.html">Learning Aerial Photogrpahy with Drones</a> Please visit the <a href="http://lynda.ubc.ca/">UBC Lynda.com</a> homepage for faculty and staff single-signon (CWL) access to <a href="http://www.lynda.com/">lynda.com</a> For more information on staff and faculty training please contact Lisa Frost, ODL Specialist <a href="mailto:lisa.frost@ubc.ca">lisa.frost@ubc.ca</a> Pit Stop ~ Aboriginal Services http://www.calendar.events.ubc.ca:80/cal/event/eventView.do?subid=-1&calPath=%2Fpublic%2FEvents+Calendar%2FPersonal+and+Professional+Development+%28Okanagan%29&guid=CAL-09d22401-5c404a86-015c-41ef35f7-00000030myubc-team@interchange.ubc.ca&recurrenceId= Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:30 PST Fri, December 15, 2017 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM University Centre. $2. Aboriginal Services invites you a Pit Stop to celebrate the season. UBC Okanagan Pit Stops give you an opportunity to gather together, enjoy a cup of coffee, delectable baked item or nutritious snack, collaborate with colleagues, meet new people and catch up with old friends. <strong>Friday, December 15, 2017</strong> <strong>9:30 - 10:30 am</strong> <strong>Location: UNC212</strong> $2 donation to the United Way campaign. If your department would like to host a pit stop please contact Deb Oakley, deb.oakley@ubc.ca or ext 78861. Type - Information Session/Fair