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March 2019

BU’s Discrimination & Harassment Prevention Policy & Procedures

Friday, March 29th @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Health Studies Complex, Room 045
Free 40 spots left

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty, staff and students only, and is not open to the general public. Brandon University’s Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policy and accompanying procedures will help all faculty, staff, and students address issues of discrimination and harassment in the work and learning environment, and differentiate these from interpersonal conflict. Attend this interactive session to discuss: What are discrimination and harassment, and how do they differ from interpersonal conflict? What are the guiding principles behind…

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April 2019

LGBT2SQ+ Awareness & Positive Spaces – Staff & Faculty

Tuesday, April 30th @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Louis Riel Room, McMaster Hall
Free 30 spots left

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. There are many words to describe the LGBT2SQ+ community. As our culture changes so does the language we use. Come and learn updated LGBT2SQ+ lingo and more importantly engage in a conversation about how these identities have a crucial role in how we move through society and treat each other. This workshop will wrap up with some useful tips to…

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May 2019

Dealing with Conflict Productively

Tuesday, May 7th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Health Studies Complex, Room 045
Free 40 spots left

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty, staff and students only, and is not open to the general public. Conflict in the workplace is inevitable, but it does not have to be destructive.  The more comfortable every member of the university community is with resolving conflict at its early stages, the more harmonious the work environment can be.  This brief introduction to dealing with conflict productively will look at what conflict is (and isn’t) and what resources are available…

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BU’s Discrimination & Harassment Prevention Policy & Procedures

Wednesday, May 15th @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Health Studies Complex, Room 045
Free 40 spots left

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty, staff and students only, and is not open to the general public. Brandon University’s Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policy and accompanying procedures will help all faculty, staff, and students address issues of discrimination and harassment in the work and learning environment, and differentiate these from interpersonal conflict. Attend this interactive session to discuss: What are discrimination and harassment, and how do they differ from interpersonal conflict? What are the guiding principles behind…

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LGBT2SQ+ Awareness & Positive Spaces – Staff & Faculty

Wednesday, May 22nd @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Health Studies Complex, Room 045

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. There are many words to describe the LGBT2SQ+ community. As our culture changes so does the language we use. Come and learn updated LGBT2SQ+ lingo and more importantly engage in a conversation about how these identities have a crucial role in how we move through society and treat each other. This workshop will wrap up with some useful tips to…

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Developing Your Cultural Awareness

Friday, May 31st @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Louis Riel Room, McMaster Hall
Free 29 spots left

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. This foundational course helps participants to become aware of cultural values that affect all workplace interactions.  By exploring in detail the dynamics of culture and diversity and specific cultural aspects that affect the workplace, the course helps participants gain useful strategies that can be applied immediately in the workplace. Workshop Facilitator: Jaime Chinchilla, Program Facilitator – Manitoba Start

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