The training curriculum is designed to build competencies in four key areas that are recognized as vital to professional success. Each workshop addresses one or more of the following competencies:
Leadership & Management
- Identify, communicate, and influence future outcomes, risks, and impacts. Recognize opportunities for yourself and for others. Implement successful organizational processes in areas such as planning, budgeting, and performance management.
Communication & Relationship Building
- Assess situations, identify meaningful solutions, and communicate these solutions to others. Create collaborative environments and offer constructive feedback to help a team achieve its goals.
Personal & Professional Management
- Apply self-management techniques to achieve career and personal goals using the process of life-long learning, self-development and managing behavior.
- Identify professional surroundings as a potential marketplace. Acquire the tools to take advantage of one-of-a-kind opportunities within that marketplace, whether as an employee or an individual starting a business.
Each workshop corresponds with one or more of these competencies:
- Build Your Scientific and Technical Writing Skills
- Business Writing for Today's Professional
- Career Professionalism
- Communicating Your Research (online)
- Cross-Cultural Team Communications (online)
- Discovering the Entrepreneur Within
- Essentials of Productive Teams
- Foundations of Project Management I
- Foundations of Project Management II
- Managing Project Timelines (online)
- Networking Skills
- Practical Tips for Growing Your Network (online)
- Practice Your Presentation Skills I
- Practice Your Presentation Skills II
- Skills of Communication
- Time Management
- Time Management (online)
- Writing Effective Emails (online)
- Writing Strategic Business Reports (online)