Leading Effective Discussions: Facilitation Skills for Graduate Students
- Would you like to know how well you are doing in leading discussions?
- Would you like to improve your presentation skills and/or know how you can positively impact the environment when you participate in committees or meetings where the structure is hierarchical?
- Do you want to improve your facilitation, leadership and communication skills?
If you answered yes to any of the above, then don’t miss this opportunity to develop important and relevant skills and sign up now for this practical and highly participatory facilitation skills one day workshop.
|Tuesday, May 7th - 10:00-16:30||Register||Waitlist|
|Tuesday, May 14th - 10:00-16:30||Register||Waitlist|
Why: Facilitation allows everyone to express themselves, keeps discussions moving and maintains a safe, respectful group environment. It also gives a practical insight into the hidden curriculum of class or group dynamics.
How: Space is limited - use the links above to register early. An email invitation to apply for the workshop will be sent out and it will be promoted via SKILLSETS.
What past participants say about the workshop:
"I really enjoyed this seminar - a fantastic atmosphere was created among the group members, and everybody felt visibly relaxed. It was a dense and intense day, but I can really say I profited a lot - in terms of personal development, and by learning things that I can apply in everyday situations."
Leadership Skills Development Workshop Series
- Interested in gaining new skills in leadership that support and enhance your academic experience?
- Involved in a student club, service or organization as an executive, organizer or event planner?
- Looking for ways to expand and build your life skills?
- Want to be better prepared to make a significant contribution to McGill and/or the community?
This is your opportunity to take advantage of the Leadership Training Program's FREE Skills Development Workshops!
These workshops were created to give student leaders and students interested in leadership the chance to develop and build your leadership skills.
Attend a minimum of five workshops throughout the 2012/13 academic year and receive a certificate of completion.
Registration is currently closed. Please visit this site in August 2013 to see our new line-up!
Captivating an Audience: Public Speaking
Wednesday, January 16, 17:35-19:35
Do you get the jitters when speaking in front of people? Public speaking can be a requirement for many professions so taking the opportunity to improve now will benefit you this year and beyond. Face your fears by checking out this workshop and learn more about stress management and helpful public speaking techniques.
Nutrition, Wellness, and Leadership: Putting Health First
Thursday, January 17, 17:35-19:35
This workshops will explore the principles common to success in nutrition, wellness, and leadership. This is for anyone wanting a fresh perspective that remains true in the midst of constantly changing health advice.
FULL - Stay Active without Burning Out: Time & Life Management for Student Leaders
Wednesday, January 23, 17:35-19:35
This workshop will introduce suggestions on how to better manage time in order to minimize stress and maximize performance. Topics include prioritizing, procrastination, scheduling and the challenges of balancing both academic and personal responsibilities.
Tuesday, January 29, 17:35-19:35
Conflict happens in all organizations but do you know how to handle it? Learn how to navigate difficult situations without making them worse - or ignoring them when they should be addressed.
Successful Leaders: Change Management 101
Tuesday, February 5, 17:35-19:35
The ability to implement change as a leader is a constant challenge in today's world and, unfortunately, is often problematic. Learn some indispensable skills in this interactive workshop that will build your capacity to lead successful change!
Knowing, Being and Doing: Improving Leadership and Emotional Intelligence
NEW DATE: Wednesday, February 13, 17:35-19:35
A participatory workshop to explore the foundations of being a great leader: knowing oneself, being principled and inclusive, and doing or acting. Explore and expand your emotional intelligence (EI) at the same time and learn how you can lead in all the roles you play!
Pass It On: Planning for a New Executive
Wednesday, February 20, 17:35-19:35
Make sure that next year's executives won't have to start from square one! Plan, prepare, and organize yourselves so that next year's members will be able to learn from your experience.
RESCHEDULED - Negotiation Skills
Thursday, March 21, 17:35-19:35
We all negotiate everyday with friends, other students, professors, landlords, etc. In this experiential workshop, explore and expand your own negotiation skills by being involved in an actual negotiation simulation. Be prepared to see that we can all be better negotiators and attain more win-win outcomes!
CANCELLED: Indigenous Leadership and Leadership Skills
Thursday, March 14, 17:35-19:35
There is a wealth of wisdom and distinct insights about leadership and leadership skills that can be found in indigenous cultures that can deeply enhance one's understanding and awareness. Enrich your own journey to being an inclusive and inspiring leader through this workshop.
Use Your Leadership Skills to Spice Up Your CV
Wednesday, March 20, 17:35-19:35
Does your CV need a bit of a boost? Being a leader is a great way of showing your future employer your capabilities. This workshop will help you to highlight your leadership skills and experience and make your CV more marketable.
Professionalism: Being Your Best
Thursday, March 28, 17:35-19:35
Professionalism in group work and the workplace can be a pivotal part of your overall success now and in the future. Come and explore the process of learning and adopting values and attitudes that are key to being a professional in many careers. Being professional or unprofessional has many repercussions in interpersonal interactions - learn how to better navigate this fundamental terrain!