Graduate Professional Development Program Survey: Towards a National Strategy

What skills or competencies do the sessions focus on?

What skills or competencies do the sessions focus on?




Athabasca UniversityWriting Skills, Research project management skills, and research methods, teaching skills, leadership skills, research methodology. details
Brock UniversityThree years ago we spent 6 months undergoing a competency categorization exercise, and then realized that multiple competencies are addressed throughout the entire roster of PD related programs offered by all campus partners. We are more interested now, how we classify the learning experience, deep level of engagement, discussion on transferable skills, etc. To see various competencies see our calendar here?. However, we?ve just transitioned to a new calendar _ and we don?t have any archived events beyond Aug. 2016. I?ve attached word docs _ We are really pleased by the calendar _ modeled from Stanford Uni PD calendar. The calendar provides a filter so the unit can categorize the type of skills/competency, search by skill and competency. We are now offering various depts.. access, so the calendar will be truly a collaborative tool. details
Carleton UniversitySome of our sessions focus on skills required for academic employment (such as publishing and data management) while others focus on skills required for non-academic employment (such as resume writing and how to identify career opportunities).details
Concordia UniversityIn January 2016, we redefined our skills domains. Our new skill domains are: 1. Career Building: Entrepreurship; Networking; Job search; Career management; Managing your online presence. 2. Communication: Presenting; Writing; Interpersonal communication. 3. Language Training: French competency; English competency 4. Leadership and Management: Business administration; Leadership; Project management 5. Software and Web Tools: Office tools; Research tools; Creative tools; Social media; Programming tools. 6. Success in Graduate School: Conducting research; Funding; Managing relationships; Personal effectiveness; Rights and responsibilities. 7. Teaching: Teaching assistantship; Teaching methods; Teaching technology. 8. Wellness and Life Balance: Health (physical and mental); Spirituality; Personal finances; Sustainability. details
Dalhousie Variousdetails
McGill UniversityNine areas for professional skills development proposed by the TriCouncil/STLHE/CAGS were originally identified. Our themes on our website have been modified to address our core offerings: Here are the original nine: 1. Communication and interpersonal skills 2. Critical and creative thinking 3. Career Development 4. Integrity and ethical conduct 5. Teaching competence 6. Leadership 7. Research management 8. Dissemination, Knowledge mobilization and knowledge translation 9. Societal/civic responsibilities We also focus on: Wellness and Life-Skills, Supervision and the development of interpersonal skills in a hierarchical relationship (Supervision) details
Memorial University½ Critical and creative thinking ½ Integrity and ethics ½ Global and intercultural awareness ½ Teaching skills ½ Societal and civic responsibility ½ Career development ½ Researchdetails
Mount Allison UniversityNAdetails
Nipissing UniversityWe are still I the development phase.details
Queen's UniversitySix major themes: - Communication & Interpersonal Skills - Management & Leadership Skills - Academia & Beyond: Knowledge Transfer - Ethics, Society & Civic Responsibilities - Career Development - Setting Ideas in motiondetails
Royal Roads UniversityInternship preparation, career assistance, employment preparationdetails
Ryerson UniversityFour skills categories: communication and personal effectiveness; teaching and presentation skills; research and information management; career skills.details
Saint Mary's UniversityPROGgrad-various FGSR 7000?teaching details
Simon Fraser University (SFU)APEX focuses on knowledge translation and career development. details
Université de SherbrookeThere are three types of skills and competencies for the sessions (courses), namely scientific skills, personal skills and professional skills. details
University of AlbertaCreativity -Communication -Confidence -Scholarship -Ethical Responsibility -Critical Thinking -Collaboration details
University of CalgaryExpert, Leader, Innovator, Communicator. details
University of LethbridgeWe offer workshops in the three transferrable skill domains _ teaching, research, and career/personal professional skills _ and across the five thematic areas _ Communication, Project Management, 21st Century Employability, Professional and Research Ethics, and Information Retrieval and Management. details
University of ManitobaSkills ranging from ensuring success in the graduate program to transitioning to the workplace environment (e.g., communication/presentation, interpersonal relationships, career preparation, entrepreneurship, etc.) details
Université de MontéalLe programme d’activités et de formation des Saisons de la FESP se déploie en quatre axes de développement professionnel, auxquels se greffent diverses compétences: 1. Enseignement et transfert des connaissances : compétences professorales; mobilisation et interprétation des connaissances 2. Efficacité personnelle : communication; leadership; gestion de carrière. 3. Organisation de la recherche : intégrité et conduite éthique; gestion de la recherche; financement. 4. Responsabilité sociale, innovation et créativité : pensée critique et créative; responsabilités sociales et civiques. details
University of New BrunswickTeaching skills, grant writing, industry application, entrepreneurshipdetails
UOIT (University of Ontario Institute of Technology)The program includes, but not limited to, workshops on team building, effective and confident communication, intercultural competence skills, stress management, and presentation skills. The graduate professional skills program continues to explore new areas in demand, with recent additions of the non-academic job search and non-academic interview workshops details
University of OttawaCareer development, leadership, communication skills, teaching skills, research skills, health and well-being, ethics.details
University of Prince Edward IslandIt depends upon the requests of the graduate students.details
University of Toronto4 areas: teaching competency, research-related skills, personal effectiveness, and communication skillsdetails
University of VictoriaEach program has different skills and competencies; by accessing the web links above, each program states what these aredetails
University of WaterlooConnect series: Communication, teaching, knowledge translation Inquire series: Responsible conduct of research, ethics, information management Strategize series: Career development, leadership and management, professional and personal effectiveness details
The University of WinnipegLife Skills/Personal Management - Research Management - Communication Skills - Cultural Diversity - Leadership Skills - Skills for Reconciliation - Career Development details
Western UniversityCollaboration and Interpersonal Communication, Teaching and Learning, Intercultural Fluency, Time Management and Personal Development, Career and Professional Development, Research and Academic Skillsdetails
York UniversityThe mandate of the GPPS Program is to offer graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at YorkU opportunities to enrich the versatile and transferable professional skills gained through graduate work, and to develop tools for success within a range of academic and non-academic professional contexts. The GPPS program offers opportunities to develop and reflect on those skills built during graduate research and the diverse ways in which they can be applied and leveraged. Because of its focus on versatility, this program emphasizes the enrichment of skills which are advantageous in a range of career paths. Because of its focus on transferability, this program emphasizes skills which may be carried forward and applied in multiple future contexts. The session focus on five themes: Career Pathways and Options, Knowledge Transfer Strategies, Transferable Professional Skills, Writing Success, and Getting Connected On Campus and Beyond. details
Université du Québec à MontréalL'université n'a pas fourni d'informations à ce sujet. details
Université du Québec à Trois-RIvièresL'université n'a pas fourni d'informations à ce sujet. details
Université du Québec à ChicoutimiL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
Université du Québec à RimouskiL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
Université du Québec à OutaouaisL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
Université du Québec à Abitibi-TémiscamingueL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
Institut National de la Recherche ScientifiqueL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
École Nationale d'Administration PubliqueL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
École de Technologie SupérieureL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
Laurentian University By listening to student and professor feedback, we determine where skills and knowledge are lacking and base our presentation topics on that. details
Polytechnique Montreal6 familles de compétences : connaissances; stratégies et méthodes; communication; gestion; comportement; professionnalisme. details
Universite du Quebec (Siege Social) By listening to student and professor feedback, we determine where skills and knowledge are lacking and base our presentation topics on that. details
University of British ColumbiaOur workshops are all offered under these competencies: Graduate School Success, Self Management, Professional Effectiveness, Career Building, and Constructive Leadership. Integral to all is development in critical thinking, creativity, integrity, and a recognition of our global and societal responsibility.details
Université LavalCommunication (orale et écrite) gestion de projets, entrepreneuriat, diagnostic et valorisation des compétences, pédagogie, compétences intra et interpersonnelles, posture scientifique. details