Learning & Development

Answers

Do I get a certificate?

Yes, you will receive an online evaluation after each program. You will automatically receive the “Certificate of Attendance” by completing the evaluation.

Do I have to sign up for the whole series of programs or can I just sign up for one?

Some programs require your participation in all sessions and others allow you to register for a single session. Please see the program description on the event calendar for more information.

Do I require approval to attend a learning and development program?

Some programs require your manager or supervisor’s approval prior to participation to ensure that you have support in your learning efforts. The registration system will prompt you for this information if necessary.

Do you mail out a hard copy of the booklet each semester?

No.  Only the electronic copy is available online.

Do you offer specialized Learning & Development opportunities for departments?

Yes, please contact us at landd@uoguelph.ca if you have a particular learning or development need.

How can I find out which courses I registered to participate in?

You will have received a confirmation email for each program for which you have registered. Please be sure to enter all Learning & Development dates in your calendar. A reminder notice will be emailed to you before each program begins. You can also email landd@uoguelph.ca to ask us for a list of the programs for which you have registered.

How do I cancel a course I have already signed up for?

Please email us at landd@uoguelph.ca or call extension 56800 to cancel a course.

How do I find out whether Learning & Development adds new programs after I sign up?
  1. You may wish to visit our website frequently to get updates and news items for new Programs.
  2. You may say “Yes” to receive periodic updates and news from Learning & Development when you register for programs.  We will send notices to you periodically.
How do I keep track of the programs I have taken?

You may wish to save each "Certificate of Attendance" for your records.

How do I register for a Learning & Development opportunity?

You can register through the Event Calendar using your central login and password.

Is there a cost for these programs?

There are fees associated with some of our technical programs as they are offered on a cost-recovery basis due to the necessity to engage professional technology instructors.

Is there a penalty for cancelling?

For non technical programs, a non-attendance fee or a cancellation fee will apply for sessions that are not attended or cancellations received with less than two business days notice prior to the session. For technical programs the full registration fee will be charged for sessions that are not attended or for cancellations received with less than five business days notice prior to the session when we are not able to fill your spot.

What if I don’t know my central Login and ID?

If you don’t know your central login or password, you can ask your department I.T. Administrator, take your U of G photo ID to the CCS IT Help Desk on the main floor of the McLaughlin Library or call the CCS Help Line at x58888 for assistance.

Who is eligible for learning and development opportunities?

All regular full-time staff and faculty are eligible for Learning & Development opportunities. Some programs are designed for specific audiences. Please see the program description for more information.