Free professional development workshops for UWindsor grad students

Posted April 4th, 2011 at 9:20 am

The University of Windsor is offering free workshops this week designed to help graduate and post-doctoral students build professional skills.

Led by industry-recognized experts, the courses will help attendees to strengthen their working relationships, increase their ability to connect with industry, improve research results and impact. The MITACS Step program is open to all past, present and prospective graduate students and postdocs.

Materials, breakfast and lunch will be provided for each of these workshops. A valid credit card is required to complete and secure your registration. Although the workshops are free, there is a $50 charge for no-shows and late cancellations.

Visit the University of Windsor website to register for the courses below.

Practice Your Presentation Skills I
Monday, April 4, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Oak Room, Vanier Hall

The Art of Powerful Conversation
Monday, April 4, 1 to 4 p.m.
Oak Room, Vanier Hall
Ambassador Salon A, CAW Student Centre

Foundations of Project Management 1 (two days)
Tuesday and Wednesday, April 5 and 6, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Day 1: McPherson Lounge, Alumni Hall; Day 2: Ambassador Salon A, CAW Student Centre

Managing Projects
Thursday, April 7, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Ambassador Salon A, CAW Student Centre

Proactive and Practical Communication
Thursday, April 7, 1 to 4 p.m.
Ambassador Salon C, CAW Student Centre

Business Conduct Excellence and Dining Etiquette
Friday, April 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Oak Room, Vanier Hall

Connect. Lead. Succeed.
Young Professionals Windsor

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