Practical Tips on Growing Your Network (Online Workshop Starting August 26, 2016)

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Start Date: Friday, August 26th, 2016
End Date: Friday, September 9th, 2016
Format: Online Workshop
Access: Multi-day - Can be accessed at any time but must be completed within the two week period specified above
Estimated Completion Time: Approximately 2 – 3 hours

Cost: This workshop, as with all Mitacs Step workshops, is free for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. However, the preauthorization of a valid credit card is required as part of the registration process. A $50 penalty will be applied to all late cancellations (cancellations that are not made 5 days or more before the workshop date), no shows, or incomplete attendance. These penalties are only charged after the completion of a workshop and no charges are ever made to interns who participate in full. For answers to some frequently asked questions, please visit our help page: http://step.mitacs.ca/faq

Description

Get the knowledge you need to build your network! Your time at graduate school/during your post doctoral 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.

Building a strong personal and professional network may be one of the single most important things you can do for your career.  Learn how to plan, prepare, build and foster your network and watch opportunities unfold in front of you.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the session, you will:

  • Have learned the importance of building a strong network
  • Techniques on tapping into the existing network around you
  • Have learned practical tips on identifying and planning networking opportunities
  • Learn to strategically prepare for an upcoming event
  • Have a better understanding of social networking tools available and tips on how and when to use them

Additional access information to the online workshop will be sent 2 business days in advance of the start date. If you have any questions please contact the Step team at step@mitacs.ca.

Class Date: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Online Workshop
Canada