Mitacs Training

Mitacs Training provides professional skills development courses for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The courses,  with content aligned with competencies needed by industry partners and employers, surround eight unique themes consisting of eight asynchronous courses and seven synchronous courses. The themes include networking skills, project and time management, reconciliation and EDI, communication skills, career planning, R&D management, leadership skills, and writing and presentation skills. Synchronous components are offered in an interactive learning environment consisting of small groups, with approximately 24 participants. They are facilitated by leading business and industry professionals who have undergone a competitive selection process. Facilitators are subject matter experts in their respective fields and understand what it takes to succeed professionally. Facilitators deliver hands-on, engaging, and experiential learning.
Sessions are offered at no charge to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows currently registered at a Canadian university.

 

 Events

Title Description Date Theme
Project and Time Management (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to practice delivering project status updates to their stakeholders. Learners will draft and present their updates to small groups and receive feedback from their peers.

1 November 2021 - 1:00pm Academic Support and Success, Health and Wellness, Professional Effectiveness, Research Skills
Building Your Project Network Map (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to help participants develop the skills needed to build a Network Map for their project. Participants will brainstorm a Networking Map for their Project.

4 November 2021 - 9:30am Academic Support and Success, Career Exploration, Community and Network Building, Professional Effectiveness, Writing and Communication
Project and Time Management (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to practice delivering project status updates to their stakeholders. Learners will draft and present their updates to small groups and receive feedback from their peers.

10 November 2021 - 9:30am Academic Support and Success, Health and Wellness, Professional Effectiveness, Research Skills
Refined Project Communication Plan (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to refine participants' project communication plan. Participants will present their Project Communication Plan, and will receive feedback from their peers and the facilitator.

15 November 2021 - 9:30am Academic Support and Success, Professional Effectiveness, Research Skills, Writing and Communication
Project and Time Management (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to practice delivering project status updates to their stakeholders. Learners will draft and present their updates to small groups and receive feedback from their peers.

19 November 2021 - 1:00pm Academic Support and Success, Health and Wellness, Professional Effectiveness, Research Skills
Project and Time Management (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to practice delivering project status updates to their stakeholders. Learners will draft and present their updates to small groups and receive feedback from their peers.

24 November 2021 - 9:30am Academic Support and Success, Health and Wellness, Professional Effectiveness, Research Skills
Refined Project Communication Plan (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to refine participants' project communication plan. Participants will present their Project Communication Plan, and will receive feedback from their peers and the facilitator.

1 December 2021 - 1:00pm Academic Support and Success, Professional Effectiveness, Research Skills, Writing and Communication
Building Your Project Network Map (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to help participants develop the skills needed to build a Network Map for their project. Participants will brainstorm a Networking Map for their Project.

7 December 2021 - 9:30am Academic Support and Success, Career Exploration, Community and Network Building, Professional Effectiveness, Writing and Communication
Project and Time Management (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to practice delivering project status updates to their stakeholders. Learners will draft and present their updates to small groups and receive feedback from their peers.

9 December 2021 - 9:30am Academic Support and Success, Health and Wellness, Professional Effectiveness, Research Skills
Refined Project Communication Plan (Mitacs Training)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, is designed to refine participants' project communication plan. Participants will present their Project Communication Plan, and will receive feedback from their peers and the facilitator.

15 December 2021 - 9:30am Academic Support and Success, Professional Effectiveness, Research Skills, Writing and Communication