Events - February 2015

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Are you graduating this term and intend to work in Canada? You may be eligible for the Post-Graduation Work Permit. This is a once in a life time opportunity and the application must be submitted within 90 days of completion of degree requirements. We will cover this application process, as well as how to create your MyCIC online account and when to apply for a Temporary Resident Visa. Bring your laptop in order to complete your MyCIC account registration as we progress through the workshop. 

Monday, February 23, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Are you tired of trying new time management strategies at the beginning of the semester, just to fall back into your old habits? In this workshop we will discuss how to break your old habits and how you may be sabotaging your time management efforts. We will also teach you a few realistic time management strategies and ways of maintaining them throughout your entire semester.

Register for this workshop on LEADS 

Thursday, February 12, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

What does "global citizen" mean to you? This workshop will explore thinking globally and appreciating cultural diversity - factors important for future leaders and their ability to adapt to the ever-changing and challenging work/team environment.

You can expect to set goals and connect to resources available at the University of Waterloo to discover more opportunities to enhance your global intelligence.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM EST

What qualities make the best leader? Have you ever wanted to be the type of leader others admire? Learn how to develop your credibility and your 'authentic' leadership potential.

In this workshop, you'll explore:

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

Many, many, many hours are spent in meetings - how can your meetings build relationships and achieve results?

In this workshop you'll gain insight into the:

  • Components of an effective team meeting
  • Roles within a team - productive and unproductive
  • Steps to plan a meeting and set an agenda
  • Strategies to increase participation within your meetings

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success."
H. Ford. Sr

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Do you have difficulty planning ahead for your exams?  Do you find that you study really well for your first exam and the others do not get enough attention? In this workshop you will learn how to make sufficient time to study for all of your exams and how to create your own organizational study plan.

Register for this workshop on LEADS

Monday, February 9, 2015 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST

Leadership has been described as 'evolving self-discovery' – we LEARN leadership through experience, feedback, reflection, role models, theory and discovering our passions and goals. Within this session leadership will be explored as a capacity that all members within a group possess.

​Topics include:

Monday, February 9, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

How do you approach a situation that is new to you or make decisions? Personality Dimensions ® (PD) is a self-discovery process which helps to explain what motivates behaviour in people with different personalities. 

​You can expect to:

Saturday, February 7, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

Many, many, many hours are spent in meetings - how can your meetings build relationships and achieve results?

In this workshop you'll gain insight into the:

  • Components of an effective team meeting
  • Roles within a team - productive and unproductive
  • Steps to plan a meeting and set an agenda
  • Strategies to increase participation within your meetings

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success."
H. Ford. Sr

Saturday, February 7, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

What does "global citizen" mean to you? This workshop will explore thinking globally and appreciating cultural diversity - factors important for future leaders and their ability to adapt to the ever-changing and challenging work/team environment.

You can expect to set goals and connect to resources available at the University of Waterloo to discover more opportunities to enhance your global intelligence.

Saturday, February 7, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Ensuring sustainable leadership is the key to the long-term success of any club, group or organization. How adequately is your group prepared to fill existing or potential future vacancies in leadership? Are current members prepared to transition smoothly into a variety of roles and responsibilities? Do current leaders mentor others and 'give away leadership' to ensure the success of the club/group for the future?

This workshop will look at:

Friday, February 6, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

Leadership requires us to connect with others and every leader has their distinct way of adapting their communication. Do you have a variety of communication and leadership styles?

In this workshop, you will:

Thursday, February 5, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

Commitment to a shared vision or goal. Open and honest communication. Mutual respect and trust. Most would agree that these are all qualities and characteristics of an effective team - but what if team members are new - what leadership style is needed?

​This workshop will look at:

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

Ever shy away from a situation involving conflict? Unsure how best to handle the situation? Worried that the situation will escalate and get out of control? Conflict doesn't always have to be destructive. Conflicts can be opportunities to generate growth and strengthen relationships when approached in the right way.

In this workshop you will:

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST

How do you approach a situation that is new to you or make decisions? Personality Dimensions ® (PD) is a self-discovery process which helps to explain what motivates behaviour in people with different personalities. 

​You can expect to:

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Do you find yourself panicking the night before an exam? Do you find that you forget everything you have studied when you start an exam? This workshop can help you establish a good test taking routine and reduce your test anxiety. We will also discuss how to create a final review and how to cram effectively.

Register for this workshop on LEADS

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

"Great achievements are not born from a single vision, but from the combination of many viewpoints." 
Author unknown

How does the power of diversity create better groups/teams? How are diversity and motivation linked? The purpose of this workshop is to explore these questions.

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

What key elements make a speaker connect with an audience? Have you been in a situation where you have practiced and practiced what you were going to say and then felt after your presentation you hadn't related well to the audience? What's up?

Monday, February 2, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST

What qualities make the best leader? Have you ever wanted to be the type of leader others admire? Learn how to develop your credibility and your 'authentic' leadership potential.

In this workshop, you'll explore:

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