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Take one of these professional development workshops

The Learning and Organizational Development (LOD) office launches a new workshop space

September 8, 2015 — 

Did you know the University of Manitoba offers professional development workshops for employees to build their skills? These workshops are offered through the Learning and Organizational Development (LOD) office in Human Resources.

Whether you would like to learn how to motivate team members, build your skills in crucial conversations or even just manage your time better – you can do it through LOD. And as an added bonus, all workshops are free.

The Learning and Organizational Development (LOD) team is dedicated to the professional development and ongoing learning of University of Manitoba employees. There are multiple approaches it takes to build capacity and employee skills at the University of Manitoba, the most prominent of which are the classroom sessions.

And this September, LOD launched a new workshop space that will allow it to better serve employees taking sessions and will make the experience more exciting.

You can check out the new space by enrolling in one of this year’s offerings! Here are some of the new sessions on this year’s calendar:

Workload Balance & Stress **First session Monday Sept. 14, 2015** – Learn ways to create a plan or strategy to help you balance your workload and reduce the impact of stress in the workplace.

Project Management – Learn the vernacular of project managers and the steps to be able to lead your own project.

Presentation Skills – Learn difference ways to make the most out of your presentation, as well as a few pitfalls to avoid.

Social Intelligence & Leadership – Learn how social intelligence can help you identify ways to identify and interpret non-verbal cues and increase your understanding of interpersonal dynamics.

Registration for sessions from September through December is now open. Register for individual sessions at

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