Continuing Education

Human resources management

Designing Employee Orientation

Cost: $105

Effective on-boarding is an investment in employee retention, morale, and productivity. However, all too often employees receive a poor orientation or no orientation at all. This course provides an outline for a professional and formalized orientation program that sets the stage for effective and focused employee performance. Learn proven techniques and current research for designing and implementing an orientation program that engages new employees early in the employment relationship.

Chilliwack — Five Corners

Sep 16 | 80238, 1 session, Sat, 9 am–3:00 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Employee Development & Training

Cost: $275

Effective organizations require knowledgeable and skilled employees. These high-performing employees possess the competencies required for both their current roles and career advancement within the organization. This course focuses on current learning approaches and talent management strategies for developing your employees. It includes an introduction to corporate and individual training needs assessment, on-boarding and orientation approaches, succession planning, and training program design. You will leave with a format for your overall corporate training plan.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Oct 24–Nov 7 | 80235, 5 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
HR Policies and Procedures

Cost: $275

A policy is a formal statement of a principle or rule that members of an organization must follow. A procedure tells members of an organization how to carry out or implement a policy. Policy is the what and procedure is the how to. Learn how to develop essential human resources guidelines and create HR policies and procedures that are useful, practical, and easy to understand. We will also discuss how to best communicate policy to employees.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Sep 18–Oct 2 | 80236, 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Strategic Human Resources Management

Cost: $275

This course introduces the strategic role of human resources within today’s business environment. It clearly defines what it takes to align human resources with the organization’s business strategy, create a human resources plan, align HR functions with this plan, and successfully manage the human resources function. The content also includes an introduction to key human resources functions within organizations. You will develop an understanding of how to better position human resources as a strategic and influential partner within your business.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Nov 20–Dec 4 | 80234, 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Workplace Health & Safety

Cost: $105

Employers have legal responsibilities to ensure the health and safety of workers and provide them with the information, instruction, and training necessary for their positions. This class reviews the responsibilities of employers and examines legal accountability arising from the Workers Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations. You will learn the role of human resources in supporting health and safety activities and strategies for improving workplace safety—thereby reducing the company’s potential legal liabilities.

 

Chilliwack — Five Corners

Nov 4 | 80237, 1 session, Sat, 9 am–3:00 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
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Registration for fall courses starts June 30

Earn a certificate to advance your career — or gain a new skill by taking a course. Choose now from UFV Continuing Education’s Fall 2017 options.

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