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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Empathy & Happiness on the Job

Overview:

What is empathy? Simply put, it’s the ability to understand the feelings and emotions of other people. Empathy in the workplace is just an application of general empathy. This experiential session uses on-the-job scenarios to help participants self-assess and learn how to apply empathy.

Upon successful completion participants will be able to focus on increasing collaboration while developing trust and empathy skills; create trust - because you can't trust someone who fails to understand you; and encourage co-operative and happy-oriented rapport.

Registration Now Open

 

Who should attend?

  • Recent graduates;
  • Those entering the workforce or job prospecting;
  • Those looking to build their professional skills and abilities; 
  • Anyone who desires ongoing career development.
  • 90 minute workshop

    This workshop includes, but is not limited to:

    • Group discussions
    • Individual work
      • Includes at-home work, readings/videos
      • Direct and individualized feedback on lessons and assignments

Fall 2021 schedule:

Monday September 20, 2021* (1:00pm-2:30pm)

Tuesday November 30, 2021* (1:00pm-2:30pm)

 *Schedule is subject to change.

COVID-19 update: All Continuous Learning sessions are being offered online until further notice. Online participation instructions will be emailed to registered learners before the start on their courses/workshops. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.

Registration is open to all!

COVID-19 update: All Continuous Learning sessions are being offered online until further notice. Online participation instructions will be emailed to registered learners before the start on their courses/workshops. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.

Online course delivery is a synchronous format. This means you must attend the virtual class at specified date and time.

Zoom Virtual Classroom and/or Google Meet is used for online delivery to support interaction and engagement.
Online learning requirements:
  • Computer with internet access
  • Stable internet or data connection
  • Microphone
  • Webcam
  • Audio device (examples: speakers, headphones/earbuds, headset)
A workbook may be provided to all learners in advance of the workshop if the course. Learners may wish to complete certain tasks in the workbook prior to the workshop to take full advantage of the workshop time for feedback.

Fees

$125 CDN for workshop + HST

Registration

Registration for Fall Now Open

Those completing the Empathy and Happiness on the Job workshop are subject the policies of Ontario Tech University and Continuous Learning. Ontario Tech policies can be found in the Policy library. Continuous Learning policies can be found in the Regulations section of the Continuous Learning website. Specifically, those completing the Team Resiliency Skills Through Change workshop are expected to adhere to the the General and Open enrolment regulations.

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 Registration Status
Fall 2021: Now Open

Location
Online*

*All Continuous Learning sessions are being offered online until further notice. Online participation instructions will be emailed to registered learners before the start of their courses. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.

 Date
Fall 2021:            Monday September 20, 2021 (1:00pm-2:30pm)

                             Tuesday November 30, 2021 (1:00pm-2:30pm)

Credential
Program completion

 Fees
$125 CDN for workshop + HST

Contact Information: continuouslearning@ontariotechu.ca