Skills Development

Interested in enhancing your skills at work? We offer the opportunity to learn via virtual and in-person teaching sessions.

Academic Skills: 

  • The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community for faculty members, postdocs, and graduate students. Their goal is to support academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers. NCFDD offers a variety of courses that can assist staff with the development of their academics skills, including courses around strategic planning, academic publishing, and writing & research productivity. UBC now has an international membership with NCFDD, therefore their services are complimentary with your UBC CWL login/password. To sign up, click here.
  • Lynda.com offers an online collection of self-guided instructional videos designed to provide staff with resources that discuss a variety of areas, including addressing academic courses around project management, data analysis, and constructing presentations. All UBC staff and faculty are eligible for complimentary full access to lynda.com through UBC's subscription. To access lynda.com via your UBC CWL login/password, click here.
  • Don't miss the UBC department of ObGyn's 18th Annual Academic Day held May 15-May 16, 2018.

Leadership Skills:

Interested in learning more about leadership in relation to your role? Check out the resources below:

  • The National Centre for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community for faculty members, postdocs, and graduate students. Their goal is to support academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers. NCFDD offers courses around leadership development, where topics such as work-life balance, teaching, and building healthy relationships are part of a wide variety of courses that they offer. To sign up via your UBC CWL login/password, click here.
  • Lynda.com offers an online collection of self-guided instructional videos designed to provide staff with resources that discuss a variety of areas. Lynda.com offers many courses that address leadership skills, including conflict management, effective communication, and stress management in the workplace. To access lynda.com via your UBC CWL login/password, click here.

Looking to enhance your clinical skills? Make sure you check out the events below: