Webinars & Trainings

To prepare yourself for the new work environment, take advantage of the free trainings, skills courses, and webinar tutorials that Columbia has to offer.

    Live Sessions

    In October, representatives from the New Work Environment Committee partnered with Cali Williams Yost, CEO and Founder of the Flex+Strategy Group (CBS ‘95), to offer support to units that have chosen to execute a flexible, hybrid operating model in the fall and possibly beyond.

    Strategy Overview Webinar: “How to Execute a Flexible, Hybrid Operating Model”

    This session was held on October 12, 2021. Click here to watch the recording.

    In this 90-minute webinar, Cali Williams Yost provides a strategic overview by answering the following questions:

    • WHAT is a flexible, hybrid operating model?
    • WHY a flexible, hybrid operating model can help your unit
    • HOW to Execute the “Where, When, How” Hybrid Guardrails within which your unit will operate
    • WHAT are the skills and tools that managers, teams and employees need

     

    Managers, come with your questions! Join all or one of these sessions to engage in Q&A on the return to campus and the new work environment, share best practices, and talk to other managers/leaders across schools and departments. These sessions will be facilitated by Cali Yost, CEO and Founder of the Flex+Strategy Group (CBS ‘95), representatives from the Office of Work/Life, and Human Resources.

    Dates/Times:

    Friday, October 15: 12:00 - 12:45 pm
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    Friday, October 29: 12:00 - 12:45 pm
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    Friday, November 12: 12:00 - 12:45 pm
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    Tuesday, November 30: 12:00 - 12:45 pm
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    This one-hour LIVE* interactive, webinar will address the issues managers are facing the transition back to campus. Topics to be addressed will include requests for flexibility, support for mental/emotional well-being, managing hybrid schedules, meeting planning, and more.

    This session will be led by by Cali Yost, CEO and Founder of the Flex+Strategy Group (CBS ‘95), representatives from the Office of Work/Life, and Human Resources.

    *Webinar will also be recorded for future viewing by those who can’t attend the LIVE presentation.

    Date/Time:

    Wednesday, November 3: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
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