Online Learning Resources

Organizational and Human Development (OHD) has identified several online programs available from University units and several others through LinkedIn Learning that align with our Core development programs as well as  resources for working remotely that can hopefully assist during these usual times.

WCMS CoursesUnit 4 Courses LinkedIn Learning
 

Note: These Waterloo programs are not operated by Organizational & Human Development (OHD) nor are any associated training records. Please contact the department that offers the training for support and questions. 


Institutional-based learning includes: 

WCMS course availability through Learn | IT Professional Development (ITPD)

Did you know? You can self-register for our WCMS course via LEARN.

Course descriptions for WCMS online course offerings:


Unit4 LEARN courses available | Finance, UWaterloo 

Several ad hoc training demos are available in LEARN. To register, select the the Self Registration module and search for course offerings that begin with the prefix FIN. 

Course offering code Course offering name

FIN800_UNIT4

Finance - Introduction to Unit 4
FIN810_Unit4 Finance - Requisitioning in Unit 4
FIN811_UNIT4 Finance - Non-PO Invoices in Unit 4
FIN820_UNIT4 Finance - Customer Setup in Unit 4
FIN821_UNIT4 Finance - Customer Invoicing in Unit 4

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand learning solution designed to help you gain new skills and advance your career. LinkedIn Learning is available for free to UWaterloo employees.  Faculty, staff and graduate students can  access web-based training from LinkedIn-Learning using their WatIAM credentials.
 

Remote Working 

New to Working Remotely? – Learn best practices for working remotely. Use today's cloud-based tools to stay productive, build culture, and work seamlessly with your team—anywhere there is internet. 

 

Communication 

Communicate Effectively Using Microsoft Teams – Discover the core features of Microsoft Teams and see how you can bring together colleagues, create conversations and content, and collaborate more effectively. 

 

Executive Presence on Video Conference Calls – Learn how to look and sound confident, collected, and smart on your next conference call or video presentation. 

Collaboration 

Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks - Microsoft Teams will help you stay in touch with the different people and groups that you communicate with on a daily basis. In this collection, you’ll find everything you need to get you started using this powerful tool. 

Time Management & Productivity 

Time Management: Working from Home – Get time management tips to stay productive and balanced when working from home part-time or full-time. 

 

Productivity Tips: Finding Your Productive Mindset – Boost your productivity by shifting your perspective. Get actionable tips for managing your time, shaking off negative experiences, adding meaning to your workday, and more. 

 

Developing Resourcefulness – Learn how to assess and develop the skill of resourcefulness: being able to do more with less. 

Resilience 

Building Resilience – Learn how to bounce back from difficult situations, by building your "resiliency threshold," with these training techniques. 

 

Managing Stress for Positive Change – Learn how individuals develop stress and what managers can do to cultivate an environment and communication style that helps connect employees to the bigger picture. 

 

Thriving @ Work: Leveraging the Connection between Well-Being and Productivity – Continue your Thrive journey and discover how to go from coping and surviving to actually thriving. Arianna Huffington and Joey Hubbard discuss how well-being can contribute to your productivity and success at work. 

 

How to Manage Feeling Overwhelmed – Learn how to identify and conquer that overwhelmed feeling—so you can remain focused, productive, and in control in the face of whatever comes your way. 

 

Recharge Your Energy for Peak Performance – Learn why energy management is crucial to your professional success, as well as how to craft an energy investment strategy for growth and sustainability. 

Manage and Leading Teams 

Leading at a Distance – Lead effectively from a distance. Get tactics and strategies for empowering remote teams and team members, as well as teams that consist of remote and in-person employees. 

 

Managing Virtual Teams – Learn how to successfully manage a team when you’re located in different geographies and time zones. 

 

Leading Virtual Meetings – Explore the challenges and benefits associated with online meetings, and discover strategies for leading an effective meeting from a distance. 

 

Communicating with Transparency – Learn how to communicate with transparency in order to earn back trust and build deeper, lasting connections with the people that matter to your business. 

 

Psychological safety: Clear blocks to problem-solving and innovation – Learn how to create and promote a safe space for people to speak up, make mistakes, and bring their full selves to work. 

Tools 

Microsoft Office on Mobile Devices – Plan your week and finish your projects on the go with the Office mobile apps. Microsoft offers the same great productivity tools you use on your desktop in a suite of free apps designed specifically for iOS. In this course, Jess Stratton shows you how to use the latest features of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, and Outlook on your iPhone or iPad. 

 

Learning Skype – Learn how to use Skype, the free tool for audio and videoconferencing, screen sharing, and instant messaging, at home, in the classroom, or for business. 

 

Learning WebEx – Learn what you need to know to host and participate in meetings using WebEx. 

 

Become an Outlook Power User– Learn tips, tricks, and shortcuts that will make you an Outlook power user. In this course, Gini von Courter shows how to save time, increase productivity, and keep yourself organized with Outlook. 

 

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand learning solution designed to help you gain new skills and advance your career. LinkedIn Learning is available for free to UWaterloo employees.  Faculty, staff and graduate students can  access web-based training from LinkedIn-Learning using their WatIAM credentials.

Note: These programs are not operated by Organizational & Human Development (OHD) nor is the training record maintained by OHD. Please contact the department that offers the training for support and questions.