The Integrated Renewal Program is rolling out Workday to replace our legacy Human Resource Management (HRMS) and Financial Management (FMS) systems and processes.

Training Overview

Different roles require different levels of training.

Training includes:

  • Online self-service training
  • Scheduled webinars
  • Workday Learning Rovers for support

In person classroom training is not available due to COVID-19.

Types of Training

The following types of training will be offered:

  • Online Self-serve Training: Courses for UBC faculty, staff and student employees will include Workday instructional videos and detailed How-to documentation and hosted on Canvas via the Workplace Learning site (requires CWL Login and multi-factor authentication)
  • Live Webinar Training: Instructor-led training including Demos of Workday as well as hands-on practice in the Workday Training Sandbox. These sessions will also be available via
  • [Not available due to COVID-19] In-class, hands-on training: Classroom-style, role-based, instructor-led training using Workday will be available for roles that initiate complex transactions in Workday

Online training is anticipated to meet the needs of the majority of staff and faculty who will use Workday in the role of employee or manager. Other training types are intended for heavier users of the system such as HR administrators and accountants.

Training Timeline

Training Timline

Training Curriculum Overview

Training Curriculum

Training for Faculty and Staff

IRP Training Delivery Course Overview for UBC Employees


Learn about Workday

Introduction to the IRP and Workday

Key Changes Coming with Workday:

See Workday in Action:

Take the Workday Basics Course to get a quick overview of the look-and-feel and basic functionality of Workday for UBC Faculty, Staff and Student Employees, inluding a test drive of Workday with our special training accounts! Find out about more courses available and enrol here: IRP Training Courses on UBC's Workplace Learning site. 


Self-Serve Training Webinars

Click to learn more about the self-directed training webinars available based on your role:



If you have questions about Workday training, email

Access responses to earlier questions via the IRP Question and Answer database.