City University of Seattle’s “Learn With CityU” platform provides online opportunities to inform and connect. At CityU, we believe learning happens anywhere and everywhere, so we share these live and on-demand resources as a free means of connecting you to expert information in various fields in which we teach. Connect and ask questions to our broad academic and professional communities about current topics and our educational programs.
Live Events | Learn With CityU
Tireless: A Conversation About Your Future with Kim Lorenz
Thu, Dec. 3 | 1 pm – 2 pm (PT)
It’s the conversation we all need in 2020. One of optimism in your future and seizing opportunities in career and life. Get advice from CityU alum and best-selling author Kim Lorenz, who started two companies from nothing at age 26, grew them to global footprints, sold both to Fortune 500 companies, all before he was 46. Learn about “Wonder-Blunder-Thunder-Plunder,” a path often taken by all of us, and find out how to make it to the “Thunder” stage of your life. Understand how to identify careers you’ve never dreamed of by focusing on opportunities right in front of you, and ask your questions directly to this successful entrepreneur and Amazon #1 best-selling author of Tireless.
Fireside Chat with the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Canada
Tue, Jan. 19 | 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm (PT)
Join Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, for a conversation about major Canadian initiatives to address climate change, biodiversity loss and COVID-19. This webinar is part of the CityU Canada Sustainability Dialogues, a monthly series devoted to various sustainability topics.
Lessons from Women in Tech to Pivot or Accelerate Your Career
Tue, Jan. 26 | 5 pm – 6:30 pm (PT)
Working in tech can be awesome for women. A high-paying industry, with abundant opportunities, where you build the future in any field you’re passionate about. Cybersecurity is a solid career pathway with opportunities in an array of work environments, and a growing network of support. Hear from a panel of successful women in tech who share their experiences on how to not only navigate the pitfalls but to rise in this field whether you’re a newcomer or building on an established career.
What’s in Your Toolbox?: Why You Need Management & Leadership for Success
Tue, Dec. 8 | 12 noon – 12:30 pm (PT)
Leaders for the new normal need modern tools to move their teams forward in unstable times. Skills in both management AND leadership are critical in advancing teams both small and large. Join CityU faculty and staff and learn more about CityU’s Masters of Science in Management & Leadership (MSML) in this free informational webinar.
Leadership Path: How to Become a Principal or Administrator in a Pandemic
Wed, Dec. 9 | 4:30 pm – 5 pm (PT)
There’s a principal shortage looming and districts say their pipeline for future leaders is running dry. If becoming a principal or administrator is one of your career goals, now may be an excellent time to start preparing. Even though we’re in a pandemic, CityU’s nationally-recognized, online and cohorted programs provide you a safe, yet collaborative environment to learn in these unique times. Join us to hear more about your options and how you can be on track for a future as an Ed Leader on the other side of the pandemic.
In Demand: How to Accelerate Your Project Management Career
Thu, Dec. 10 | 12:30 pm – 1 pm (PT)
Amazon has over 15,000 project management positions open this month alone. Learn how CityU can help you reach your goals in this ultra-in-demand field. By 2027, PM jobs are expected to grow by 33% with nearly 22 million new jobs worldwide. CityU is one of the few schools globally accredited by PMI, meaning your coursework counts as units toward your coveted PMP. Join faculty, staff, and alumni and learn about CityU’s Bachelor’s, Master’s and MBA emphasis areas in Project Management.
Businesses need to upskill their workforce and respond to some of the challenges they are experiencing in the current environment. CityU of Seattle has partnered with our region’s top employers, including Amazon to develop flexible programs to upskill their employees. Join Puget Sound Business Journal and CityU and explore how your business might develop a flexible program to help you grow your business. Panelists include Charles Stevens of Amazon, Amelia Ransom of Avalara, and KC Jorgensen of Textio. Watch this webinar.
Learn like a Pro with CityU. There are many benefits to learning online, but also big challenges to overcome. Here are 5 top tips chosen by CityU students to make your online learning experience as productive and successful as it can be.
As more of us start working from home, we’re learning the hard way that we’re facing increased security threats from hackers. Read more about how to protect yourself while working from home in this Seattle Times article featuring CityU faculty and students.
In response to COVID-19, the CityU Counseling Center and CityU Counseling students have curated this list of Stay at Home Resources with information to help keep you physically and mentally well during this unique time.
Harmony and Inspire Programs has created the Harmony at Home toolkit to support social and emotional wellbeing for students and families during this difficult time. This toolkit offers a variety of lessons and activities, as well as guidance for parents and guardians. Questions? Contact Rob Cavness email@example.com