Navigating Workplace Politics (encore)

Presented by: 
Daniel Skarlicki
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 9:00am
Point Grey Campus
The Student Nest, 6133 University Blvd. 2306/09
Focus Area: Leadership, Team Dynamics, Strategy

PROGRAM SUMMARY

Universities tend to be comprised of highly complex and political environments where multiple stakeholders have different agendas, making it challenging for professional staff to get things done.  Navigating through this maze effective requires managers to approach their work in strategic and sensitive ways. In this highly interactive session, attendees will learn how to increase their ability to influence others in a highly political context.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • The critical steps to effectively navigate highly complex environments

  • Horizontal Influence - How to influence others in your work environment

  • Vertical Influence - How to gain the support of supervisors and leaders for the work you do

HOW YOU WILL LEARN

  • Video Case Study

  • Small Group Discussions

  • Personal Reflection

AUDIENCE

This session is designed for AAPS members who work in complex and political environments. Come to this session with a personal challenge you would like to address. Not sure if this session is right for you? Please contact Sarah at sarah.muff@ubc.ca

WHY AAPS IS OFFERING THIS SESSION

Well-versed managers and leaders can make a significant impact on a positive workplace experience for all members of the team. Many AAPS members have requested more management and leadership topics to improve their skillset. Our hope is that by offering sessions like these, we help to improve the workplace experience for all AAPS members.

WHAT PAST PARTICIPANTS HAVE SAID ABOUT DANIEL'S SESSIONS

“Great mix of instructional approaches (mini-lectures, discussions, small group activities, videos, etc) that kept me engaged throughout."

"Practical strategies that were relevant to my realities. Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues."

ABOUT YOUR FACILITATOR

Daniel Skarlicki is a faculty member and the Edgar F. Kaiser Chair of Organizational Behavior at the Sauder School of Business. He is a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He has over twenty-five years of managerial, consulting, and training experience with organizations such as Government of Canada, Business Objects (Shanghai), The City of Calgary Police, The Government of Ontario, The Canadian Psychological Association, Cathay Pacific Airways, Petroleum Helicopters Inc., Phizer, YMCA, TELUS,  Roland Berger Consultants, VanCity,  Earls Restaurant, and Glaxo, Inc. He received his PhD from the University of Toronto. He recently received the Sauder Outstanding Researcher Award and the CGA Master Teaching Award at UBC. He is a Visiting Professor at HEC in Paris. He has taught in executive programs around the world, including Canada, the United States, Mexico, Chile, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Taiwan, and China. Professor Skarlicki received the Western Academy of Management’s 2000 Ascendant Scholar Award. His research focuses on the effect of justice in the workplace and leadership mindfulness. His papers are widely published in top business and psychology journals.

EVENT DETAILS

Navigating Workplace Politics (encore)
Facilitated by Daniel Skarlicki
Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Locations: Point Grey Campus
Building: The AMS Student Nest
Address: 6133, University Blvd.
Room: 2306/09 (second floor)

REGISTRATION

The registration and waitlist are now closed.

Please anticipate your schedule and your ability to commit to the time before registering for this program. Late cancellations and no shows impact that AAPS PD Program. We will also be offering this program on May 22, 2019.

A confirmation or notice of a wait list from AAPS PD will be emailed to you within a couple of days. Please review the email carefully.

Kindly remember that the AAPS PD Program is available to members of AAPS only. Please note that photos and video may be recorded during this session for use in AAPS communications materials.