Web Seminars – UB Ed Talks – Podcasts

Operational Efficiency in Higher Education HR: Mastering the Art of Doing More with Less

Date & Time: Thursday, May 30th at 2 pm ET

In this 20-minute UB Ed Talk, learn how operational efficiency can transform your HR processes and save time by reducing unnecessary, manual work. We’ll discuss strategic improvements to make your institution more competitive in employee recruitment and establish a supportive work environment that encourages long-term retention. 

The Future Proof Campus: Taking A Data-Driven Approach to Facilities Investments

Date & Time: Thursday, May 23rd at 2 pm ET

In this 20-minute UB Ed Talk, learn more about how to gather the data needed to make wise facilities investments at any institution, how to optimize your facilities data, and how to take a data-driven approach to facilities improvements to ensure your campus is better prepared for the future.  *All attendees will be able to download the free eBook, “How to Use Asset Investment Planning for Capital Planning, Budgeting, and Asset Management.” 

[PODCAST] Maximizing IRA Funding to Improve Campus Facilities and Impact Students

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 1 at 12pm ET

Listen to this UB podcast with an expert in campus emissions reduction to learn how to leverage the Inflation Reduction Act to invest in renewable energy, reduce carbon footprints, attract students, and enhance institutional reputations.

Improving Faculty Well-Being: A 3-Level Strategy to Reduce Burnout and Increase Retention

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 14th at 2 pm ET

In this 20-minute UB Ed Talk, two experts in faculty success, well-being, and retention will outline a practical 3-level strategy for institutional leaders at any level to create a more supportive environment for all faculty members.  

***All attendees will be provided with the results of the NCFDD’s annual faculty development survey.  

Right-Sizing and Democratizing Access: Strategic No-Code Tool Selection and Deployment in Higher Education

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 1st at 2 pm ET

This session will share insights from the University of Connecticut's experience in choosing tools that meet wide-ranging departmental needs while promoting an open-access policy to spur innovation and lessen the demand on support services. We'll dive into three critical strategies for a successful rollout: effective sizing, broadening access, and ensuring these efforts complement central IT’s objectives.  

The New Role of AI in Higher Ed Cybersecurity

Date & Time: Thursday, May 2nd at 2 pm ET

Attend this UB webinar with two experts who have decades of experience as cyberthreat experts at the U.S. Cyber Command, FBI, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army Reserve, and the Department of Defense to learn more about the evolving threat landscape targeting higher ed, how AI will change cybersecurity, and the importance of developing AI-specific policies and protocols at institutions today to prepare for the future.

3 Strategies to Protect Your Business Office Against Fraud

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 30th at 2 pm ET

In this 20-minute UB Ed Talk, a financial fraud and security expert will outline three actionable strategies business offices should implement now to bolster their fraud prevention efforts.  

Building Operational Excellence in Online Learning: Strategies for Higher Ed Leaders

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 9 at 2 pm ET

In this 20-minute UB Ed Talk, two experts in online programs will provide strategies to ensure operational excellence in any online learning program, by assessing an institution’s strengths and weaknesses, identifying key areas for improvement, and building a strategic roadmap for the future. 

[PODCAST] The Impact of Payments Compliance on Higher Education

Date & Time: Tuesday, March 19 at 12 pm ET

In this conversation, Martha Wilson discusses an overview of the new standard and how the updates and changes affect higher education institutions. Additionally, learn best practices to assess your institution’s present security posture and how to achieve success no matter where you are in your PCI compliance journey.

The Green Campus: Practical Facilities Improvement Strategies 

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 2 at 2 pm ET

Attend this 20-minute UB Ed Talk to learn how leading institutions are using innovative strategies to make their campuses more sustainable while achieving cost savings, improving their reputation, and fostering student engagement.