Workshops

ALDP workshops are full- and half-day events exploring diverse  leadership topics, including goal-setting, change management, conflict resolution, and identifying campus resources for academic leaders. Workshops combine problem-based learning activities with presentations by campus and external specialists.

Breakfast and/or lunch are available at all ALDP workshops.

ALDP offers three workshops in 2016-17:

1. Engaging with Conflict, Part 1: Group Session with Sally Campbell

Tuesday, January 10 (**note corrected date**) ·  8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Chilcotin Room (256)

Academic leaders face conflict and difficult conversations every day. How well prepared are you to face these recurring challenges? This interactive workshop will focus on concrete steps for de-escalating challenging interpersonal situations, assessing underlying issues, and moving toward a respectful resolution. Facilitator Sally Campbell has years of experience facilitating effective communication and mediating disputes at universities. Breakfast and lunch provided.

2. Leading Change

Wednesday, April 12 · 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Chilcotin Room (256)

As an academic leader, it is crucial that you understand the process of organizational change, and be prepared to lead this process with your faculty and staff. In this workshop, we’ll briefly review the literature on leading organizational change, and introduce a practical and effective framework you can apply to work towards your goals. Breakfast and lunch provided.

3. ALDP Capstone & Year-end Celebration

Tuesday, May 9 · 3:00 PM– 6:30 PM

Allard Hall – First Floor, Lew Forum (Capstone) & Fourth Floor, Terrace Lounge (Reception)

In this final event of the Program year, it’s time to celebrate all you have accomplished as a new academic leader, and begin to plan for the year ahead! Review what has worked for you this year and consider how those strengths can shape your approach and plans for next year in the Capstone workshop, and hear from a panel of seasoned leaders discussing their experiences in the second year and beyond. Then celebrate the end of the academic year with your Cohort colleagues, the ALDP Planning Team, ALDP alumni, and invited UBC guests, with remarks from Dr. Angela Redish, Provost and Vice-President Academic pro tem.