Module 4: Professional Skills
This module focuses on developing trainees’ transferable skills including design thinking, knowledge translation, teamwork, entrepreneurship, project management and communication.
Participants must complete 7 hours combined of any of the following workshops. A sign-off sheet for each event including a reflection paragraph must be uploaded to the LEARN Dropbox account.
- Writing and Communications
- Project Management
- Career Development
Visit the Events page for upcoming events.
Writing and Communications
December 2, 2019- Organizing and Writing Literature Reviews, Facilitator: Nadine Fladd (WCC), Kari Weaver (Lib), Location: E7-7303, Time: 1:00-4:00 pm. [ 3hr Writing and Communication Credit]
September 26, 2019- Getting it Done: Productive Writing Strategies for Big Projects, Facilitator: Nadine Fladd (WCC). Location: E7-7303, Time: 1:00-4:00 pm. [ 3hr Writing and Communication Credit]
June 4, 2019 - Bio-Hackathon: 3M Presentations by participants of the 2019 Annual Bio-Hackathon and Summer School event. Location: E7-7303, E7-7363, E5-6111. Time: 9:30-11 a.m. [1.5 hr Writing and Communication Credit]
May 23, 2019 - Communicate your Research to a General Audience, Facilitator: Valarie Walker from WCC. Location: E7-7303, Time: 9:30-11:00 a.m. [1.5 hr Writing and Communication Credit]
March 14, 2019 - Manuscript analysis and Clarity in Scientific Writing, Facilitator: Elisabeth Van Stam from WCC. Location: E5-6002, Time: 9:00-12:00 p.m. [3 hr Writing and Communication Credit]
November 21, 2018 - Writing and Communication Info session, Facilitator: Elisabeth Van Stam from WCC. Location: E5-6111, Time: 11:00-12:00 p.m.[1 hr Writing and Communication Credit]
March 5, 2019 - Conrad Connect Leadership, Location: E7-Conrad Hub 2nd floor. Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m. [1.5 hr Leadership Credit]
June 4, 2019 - Bio-Hackathon: Team Building Activity facilitated by Kira Bruschke. Location: E7-7303. Time: 11:15-12:15 p.m. [1 hr Career Development Credit]
- Kira Bruschke, Graduate Career Advisor, Centre for Career Action, University of Waterloo