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Theme OFFERING TITLE - Information & Registration Date Location

MyResearch - Module 1: EndNote Essentials
Learn how to organize the references in groups, produce bibliographies, attach files to your references, insert bibliographic citations in your papers in your chosen style, and more. 

Sept 26
Sept 27
Oct 17
​Oct 18

Various times

Various locations

Financial Skills for the Real World: Finance Basics
Learn how to cut costs, create and maintain a reasonable budget, negotiate lower prices, and be a smarter consumer by learning about debt consolidation, the importance of credit scores, and how to get your free credit report. 

Sept 27
6:30 - 8:30 PM

Burnside 1B24

MyResearch - Module 2: Graduate Research Tool Kit
Understand and locate different types of information produced at each stage of the research cycle, including books and ebooks, articles, and grey literature (such as theses, government information).  

Sept 28
Sept 29
Oct 19
​Oct 20

Various times

Various locations

Teaching Techniques for Instructors Workshop
This workshop provides tools for teaching at university level. Participants will learn how to write a course description, how to organize class content using a concept map, and how to create learning objectives.

Sept 29
8:45am-4:30pm

Thomson House

About Sexual Assault: How to Respond to and Support Disclosures
During this interactive workshop, you will learn about the extent of the problem of sexual assault at McGill and in the larger community, and the various impacts that sexual violence can have on individuals.

Sept 29
9:30am-12:00pm

McLennan,
Ms-74

Financial Skills for the Real World: Introduction to Investing
This workshop will look at various financial investment vehicles and their associated risk profiles, as well as financial planning in general.

Sept 29
6:30 - 8:30 PM

Burnside 1B23

Financial Skills for the Real World: Investing & Taxation
This workshop will go over some of the more advanced features of various types of investments and how they get taxed. It will also briefly review some of the most common tax credits and deductions available to Canadians.

Oct 4
6:30-8:30PM

Burnside 1B24

MyResearch - Module 3: Search Strategies & Techniques
Learn advanced search strategies and techniques to make the best use of specialized resources for your discipline. 

Oct 3
Oct 4
Oct 24
Oct 25

Various times

Various locations

 

Foundations of Leadership
In this workshop, you will gain an appreciation for the interplay between leadership, followership, and context. They will also clarify the relevance of leadership development for their own career endeavors. Finally, they will assess their own leadership potential and determine a leadership development plan for themselves. 

Oct 4
10:00-12:00pm

McLennan
MS-74

Would You Fund it?
The Would You Fund It? fellowship consultation session is a new layer of application review open to graduate and undergraduate students who are applying for external funding. Students will have the opportunity to have their two-page project summary reviewed by a former Tri-council or Quebec committee reviewer in a 20 minute appointment. 

Oct 5
Various times

Redpath Library, Main floor

Recruitment and Informed Consent
This interactive workshop will provide a general overview of the principles, policies and laws that govern the crucial ins and outs of the consent process.

Oct 5

1:00-3:00pm

McLennan
MS-74

MyResearch - Module 4: Getting Your Research Out
Learn about issues and trends in scholarly publishing, such as the open access movement and academic integrity.

Oct 5
​Oct 6
Oct 26
Oct 27

Various times

Various locations

Race and Cultural Identity
This workshop addresses the challenges of fostering diversity-receptive cultural attitudes, reducing structural barriers in University life, and building and maintaining respectful spaces for interpersonal engagement.

Oct 6
9:30am-12:00pm
 

McLennan 
​MS-74

Financial Skills for the Real WorldPortfolio Balancing
This workshop will show you how to determine your risk tolerance and select an appropriate portfolio balance that is right for you.

Oct 6
6:30-8:30PM

Burnside 1B24
 

Navigating Emotional Intelligence
In this workshop, participants will learn about the basics of emotional intelligence and the fundamental emotional skills. 

Oct 11
2:00-4:00PM

McLennan, MS-74

Financial Skills for the Real World: Housing I
This workshop will introduce participants to various reports and tools for analyzing the housing market to determine whether renting or buying a house is better given their own circumstances.

Oct 11
6:30-8:30PM

Burnside 1B24

Financial Skills for the Real WorldHousing II
This workshop will first review the key takeaways from Housing I and then provide you with multiple live examples of how to use the free tools and websites covered in Housing I when purchasing a home. 

Oct 13
6:30-8:30PM

Burnside 1B24

Intellectual Property - Introduction and Case Study (10 spots available)
This workshop offers an overview of intellectual property and patent rights, and includes the following case study discussion.

Oct 14

10:30AM- 12:30PM

Concordia U
John Molson Building

Financial Skills for the Real World: Insurance & Estate Planning
This workshop will review the basics of the main types of life and personal insurance policies. 

Oct 18
6:30-8:30PM

Burnside 1B24
 

Solving Problems and Seeing the Big Picture
In this workshop, participants will be able to both identify problems and use problem solving techniques to find efficient solutions. 

Oct 19
2:00-4:00PM
 
McLennan MS-74

Leading Effective Discussions
Would you like to know how well you are doing in leading discussions? 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. 

Oct 21
10:00 - 16:30
TBC

Privacy and Confidentiality
This interactive workshop will cover Quebec and Canadian privacy laws, duties of confidentiality, and policies and guidelines pertaining to the protection of privacy and consent for the collection, use or disclosure of information about research participants.

Oct 26
1:00-3:00pm

McLennan
MS-74

Disability, Access, and Universal Design
This interactive workshop for faculty, staff and graduate students, will provide an overview of the fast changing notions of disability, impairment and access. 

Oct 31
9:30am-12:00pm
 

McLennan 
​MS-74

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
This workshop is based on the Safe Space workshop first designed and implemented by the McGill Equity Subcommittee on Queer People. Participants in this workshop may choose to participate in our Safer Spaces Allies program.

Nov 3
2:00-4:30pm

McLennan 
​MS-74

Strengthen Your Academic Communication
Want to learn the cornerstones of writing so you can organize ideas more coherently? Working on critiquing sources for a literature review? Interested in improving pronunciation or polishing your presentation skills to enhance clarity? Graphos courses tackle these and other topics in a 1-credit, Pass/Fail format (both downtown and Mac campus).

Fall 2016 - Various

Various