Early Call for Talent and Training Session Schedule


For more information or to inquire about other sessions, please email gsa.nomcomm@ualberta.ca.

 

Sessions

There are six sessions in total. Each will last 1.5 hours and is being offered TWICE (we have tried to divide the scheduling as evenly as possible between mornings and afternoons, and M/W/F and T/R) so please select ONE to attend.

All sessions are held in the GSA Board Room in Triffo Hall. Kindly RSVP to: gsa.nomcomm@ualberta.ca

 

Session

Available Times

Governance/GSA 101: Overview of University governance framework, GSA governance framework (including GSA Bylaw and Policy, the role of President and Vice-Presidents, and review of GSA Council and GSA Standing Committees), office culture, and support team responsibilities.

Presenters: GSA Management.



Suggested reading in advance of this session:

 

October 30, 2017 @ 1:30PM – 3:00PM

 

Or





November 14, 2017 @ 10:00AM – 11:30AM

 

GSA Board Strategic Work Plan and Active Issues: Overview of the GSA Board Strategic Work Plan for 2017-2018 and a review of current critical issues.

Presenters: 2017-2018 Directly-Elected Officers (DEOs), and GSA Management.



Suggested reading in advance of this session:

 

October 31, 2017 @ 1:00PM – 2:30PM



Or



November 20, 2017@
10:00AM – 11:30AM

 

GSA Services 101: Overview of the major services negotiated by the GSA for graduate students: Health and Dental Plan, U-Pass, Graduate Student Assistantship Collective Agreement, Graduate Student Assistance Program (GSAP), and TDIMM Home & Auto Insurance.

Presenters: GSA VP Student Services, GSA VP Labour and GSA Management.



Suggested reading in advance of this session:

 

November 2, 2017 @ 9:30AM – 11AM





Or







November 17, 2017 @ 1:00PM – 2:30PM

 

GSA External Advocacy 101: Overview of key external advocacy groups and advocacy within Alberta and across Canada.

Presenters: GSA President, GSA VP External, and GSA Management.


Suggested reading in advance of this session:


Alberta Graduate Provincial Advocacy Council (ab-GPAC) Advocacy Priorities

 

November 6, 2017 @ 2:00PM – 3:30 PM



Or





November 21, 2017 @ 10:00AM – 11:30AM

 

GSA Budget 101: Overview of financial operations, goals, and budget.

Presenters: GSA Management.



Suggested reading in advance of this session:

 

November 3, 2017 @ 10:00AM – 11:30AM



Or



November 21, 2017 @ 1:30PM – 3:00PM

 

Councilor-At-Large (CAL) Information Session: Overview of GSA Council and the responsibilities of CALs as representatives of the graduate student body.

Presenters: GSA Speaker and GSA Management.



Suggested reading in advance of this session:

 

November 2, 2017 @ 1:00PM – 2:30PM



Or



November 24, 2017 @ 12:30PM – 2:00PM