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Workshops for Leaders

Manager Orientation

The Manager Orientation workshop is a three-day interactive program for managers who are new to the university or new to a management position, as well as those just looking for a refresher. Key internal resources will be covered, as well as core components and responsibilities of managing at Ryerson. You will also have the opportunity to meet your HR Consultant for a networking lunch and to connect with other managers from across the university. To sign up, browse the workshop schedule using the Learning Events Calendar.


Examples of topics covered include:

  • how the academic plan applies to your work
  • introductions to HR and eHR
  • managing a unionized workforce
  • managing an inclusive space
  • stopping sexual harassment in the workplace
  • goal-setting and feedback coaching
  • motivating teams
  • coaching for improvement
  • creating a culture of respect
  • recognition toolkit
  • creating and supporting a healthy workplace
  • building a community of practice
  • the hiring road map
  • Aboriginal inclusive recruitment and retention
  • cybersecurity at Ryerson