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Learning with Lynda.com: Understanding Servant Leadership

When UBC’s new president Professor Santa Ono introduced himself to the UBC community, he emphasized his commitment as a servant leader who works on behalf of the entire UBC community. Helping others succeed and focusing on the people and communities within an organization are main attributes of servant leadership. Understand more about this leadership style, and discover five traits of servant leaders, in this short Lynda.com video: Becoming a Servant Leader.

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We can all exhibit servant leadership, regardless of our role at the university. How does servant leadership resonate with you and in what ways do you see it in action at UBC?

Learn more great tips in the full course: New Manager Fundamentals (1h 12m)

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Faculty and Staff Access to Lynda.com Extended until 2019

Human Resources is pleased to announce that all UBC faculty and staff will continue to have free and unlimited access to lynda.com’s online learning resources through March, 2019.

Lynda.com offers an online collection of self-guided instructional videos designed to provide staff and faculty with just- in-time resources to assist in a variety of areas, including updating software skills, learning new technology tools, and enhancing workplace business practices.

These just-in-time learning resources provide the flexibility for all employees to learn what they want, when and where they want. Users can tap into lynda.com’s web-based tutorials to zero in on just the information needed to solve problems, perform specific tasks or quickly update skills.

Lynda.com resources are particularly useful to faculty who want to support flexible learning initiatives at UBC. The ongoing access for staff supports the availability of accessible, timely, work-related learning opportunities to enhance performance and career development.

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HR gratefully acknowledges CTLT’s  financial and operational contributions to the initial 2014-2015 pilot.