Events


Higher Education Teaching Certificate by Harvard University’s Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

Date: Ongoing - May 13 to July 14, 2020

Summary: The Higher Education Teaching Certificate aims to give you the opportunity to engage deeply with and reflect on your teaching practices, portfolio, and teaching journey in the higher education (HE) field. Loosely based on the in-person seminar program currently offered by Harvard’s Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, you now have the opportunity to explore the focus areas of pedagogy, course and assessment design, professional communication, language and culture of the classroom, and reflections on teaching – entirely online, from anywhere in the world. 

Using Social Media to Build Your Personal Brand and Communicate Your Research by Lina Duque

Date: POSTPONED DUE TO TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS!

Summary: Social media is a powerful tool for academics to raise their profile, increase awareness of their research, connect with peers and maximize their impact. This workshop will be a hands-on practical session on how to use social media in a meaningful way to gain a competitive advantage and create a strong and strategic online presence. 

Influencing and Connecting with Emotional Intelligence by Gillian Jones

Date: POSTPONED DUE TO TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS!

Summary: Emotional intelligence is considered a critical competency for leadership. Some of the themes that will be introduced in "Influencing and Connecting with Emotional Intelligence" include using self-awareness and awareness of others to increase self-management, deliver information persuasively and adapt to difficult situations.

Managing Conflict by Mark Vollans

Date: POSTPONED DUE TO TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS!

Summary: This practical half-day workshop will help you to understand and re-frame your response to conflict using a series of active exercises and simulations. You will identify your own preferred 'conflict mode' and recognize the situations in which it will work for you and those in which it won’t be so effective. The workshop will also explore the conditions that lead to conflict and strategies to overcome it as well as provide you with a simple four-step framework for resolving conflict in the workplace.

Effective Teamwork and Collaboration by Mark Vollans

Date: POSTPONED DUE TO TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS!

Summary: This highly interactive half-day session will explore the role of trust and challenge in effective collaboration. It will help you to collaborate more effectively with peers and identify the critical stakeholders that it would benefit you to work more closely with. It will focus on how to build a high performing team that gets the best out of each other and works collaboratively to achieve results. Attending the workshop will help you better understand your own contribution when working in a team, play to your strengths and compensate for any weaknesses.