Flipped Classroom Networking - Calgary (October 12, 2017)

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Important Notice: By registering for this workshop you are agreeing to complete both the online and in-person components of this workshop. Only those who complete part 1 (the online component) will be allowed to attend part 2 (the in-person component). Registrants who do not complete both parts of the workshop will be subject to the $50.00 "No Show" fee.

The last day to register for this workshop is Monday, October 2, 2017.

Flipped Classroom Networking - Online and In-person - Calgary

Part 1: Online component (approx. 60 minutes): Videos and exercises to be completed between Tuesday, October 3 and Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Part 2: ½ day in-person component (3 hours)

When: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Registration starts at 12:45 pm)
Where: University of Calgary / Social Sciences 209

Cost: This workshop, as with all Mitacs 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 here.


Get the knowledge you need to build your network! Your time at graduate school or during your post-doctoral fellowship will be filled with opportunities to make connections in and outside of your field. This flipped classroom workshop requires you to view a short online workshop that will give you the information you’ll need to make the most of each opportunity followed by an in-person session where you will put knowledge to practice!

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
  • Apply knowledge gained and practice with peers
  • Plan your network
  • Network with peers
Class Date: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
University of Calgary / Social Sciences 209 Calgary, AB