PLEASE REGISTER: Researchers Workday Demo Event – Topics for PIs and Research Staff


**Sent on behalf of Dr. Rob McMaster, Interim Executive Associate Dean, Research, UBC Faculty of Medicine**


UBC is moving to a new system and associated processes for HR and Finance in November 2020. Modernizing and simplifying processes and bringing them into an intuitive, integrated system called Workday will improve researchers’ access to real-time information and facilitate grants management.

Please join a workshop to learn more about key changes and benefits that are relevant to you as Principal Investigators and Research Support Staff.

Why attend?

To learn about Workday, see the Research Grants Dashboard first hand, and ask questions of IRP subject matter experts.

When is this workshop?

Thursday June 11th 2020, 4-6pm

What do you need to do?

Register here. For step-by-step instructions on the registration process and how to download a calendar invitation for your Outlook, please see this guide.

What will be covered during this workshop?


Research Grants Dashboard

Learn more about the Research Grants Dashboard, a tool designed to support you with decision-making with the ability to view all your grants and key information in one place.

Travel & Expense Management, Supplier Accounts & Procurement

Learn more about submitting expense reports and ordering supplies in Workday.

 Managing People

Learn more about key changes and benefits from a Human Resources perspective.


We recognize many of you have been impacted by the COVID-19 situation. Everyone has made great efforts to shift to remote work, and many of you may now be preparing for a return to labs. We appreciate the additional time commitment to participate in this session to ensure successful implementation and sustainment of this new system.

For those who are unable to attend, the session will be recorded and available on the IRP website. Should you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the IRP team via ServiceNow.