Monday, September 23, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
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This introductory workshop is a requirement for participating in the Professional Skills Foundations program, a new professional skills credential for graduate students at the University of Waterloo. 

Thursday, September 26, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Professional Skills Foundations logo

This introductory workshop is a requirement for participating in the Professional Skills Foundations program, a new professional skills credential for graduate students at the University of Waterloo. 

Thursday, November 28, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST
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Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (all day)

Delivered by one of our seasoned facilitators, this workshop will teach you the latest tips and techniques to make sure your next conference talk, email or poster presentation is impactful and memorable.

Additional information: This is a free online workshop offered by Mitacs and can be accessed at anytime. 

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (all day)

In today’s diverse workplaces, being able to navigate, build, and contribute to effective teams may be the single most important set of skills an employee can have.

In this workshop, you’ll learn about tools and techniques that will help you build your awareness of multicultural team performance, navigate workplace cultural and communication, and use effective conversations to deal with conflict in international and multicultural team settings.

Additional information: This is a free online workshop offered by Mitacs and can be accessed at anytime. 

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (all day)

Reach project deadlines with less stress. Gain techniques and tools to help you create realistic project timelines and manage your time and energy. Using a customized project planning tool, you’ll be reaching your project deadlines with energy and time to spare.

Additional information: This is a free online workshop offered by Mitacs and can be accessed at anytime. 

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (all day)

Get the knowledge you need to build your network! Your time at graduate school/during your postdoctoral fellowship will be filled with opportunities to make connections in and outside of your field. This short online workshop will give you the information you’ll need to make the most of each opportunity.

Additional information: This is a free online workshop offered by Mitacs and can be accessed at anytime. 

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (all day)

If you find yourself frequently running out of time on a project or impending deadlines are making you anxious, this workshop is for you. You’ll learn how to make the most of every minute, avoid procrastination and other “time thieves,” and create achievable plans and schedules, based on project management best practices.

Additional information: This is a free online workshop offered by Mitacs and can be accessed at anytime. 

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (all day)

Gain the confidence to communicate effectively and learn valuable ways to finesse your email etiquette.

In this workshop, you will learn how to: draft concise emails with clear information and direction, and use email appropriately within the work environment.

Additional information: This is a free online workshop offered by Mitacs and can be accessed at anytime. 

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