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Tuesday, November 24, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Mitacs Step Workshop: Career Professionalism

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Workshop Objective

To increase participant awareness of how actions and behaviours can solidify and undo personal and professional reputations when working closely with others.

Learning Outcomes:

Through participating and completing this workshop, participants will:

  • Have a broad understanding of business etiquette and how it applies to the work environment
  • Understand the importance of personal reputation
  • Learn how to dress for success
  • Gain the tools to avoid common email etiquette pitfalls and create a professional e-profile and reputation
  • Expand their knowledge on how to apply effective communication techniques and professional behaviour while working closely with others
  • Be able to strategically plan and run (and participate in) effective meetings
  • Have the tools and knowledge to apply professionalism when travelling for business or attending business functions

Key Topic Areas:

Business Etiquette Overview

  • What it is and why it matters
  • Impact of lack of civility in the workplace
  • Your brand, your reputation

Work Environment

  • Working with others
  • Professional behaviour
  • Communication in the workplace
  • Confidentiality in the workplace
  • Handling gossip and rumors

Technology Etiquette

  • Virtual first impressions
  • Creating subject lines and messages
  • Replying promptly

Running and participating in effective meetings

  • Tips on how to be a more effective participant
  • Tips on how to run more effective meetings

Personal Appearance

  • Appropriate dress for different situations
  • Dress codes in organizations--formal and informal

Out-of-the office etiquette

  • Travelling for business
  • Attending business functions
Cost 
Free
Location 
TC - William M. Tatham Centre for Co-operative Education and Career Action (CECA)
room 2218
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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