Professional Development

APEX Workshop Series

January 05, 2017

The APEX Workshop Series is designed for advanced degree holders looking for structure and support in building their professional development plans. This series will help you:  

  • Explore potential careers of interest to you
  • Expand your professional network 
  • Build confidence in your knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Translate your knowledge, skills and abilities to various audiences 

There are four face-to-face workshops which make up the series, complemented by independent online learning located in APEX Online. Read more about the series here. 

The series consists of the following workshops:

*Please note Workshops 2 and 4 have pre-requisities. New participants can begin the series with Workshop 1 or Workshop 3.  

Workshop1: Foundations 
In this session you will explore your personal professional background, which includes beginning to identify your transferable skills and your signature strengths. Choose from the following dates:

  • Friday, Jan 13, 9:30am - 12:30pm @ Burnaby campus
  • Thursday, Feb 9, 3pm - 6pm @ Vancouver campus
  • Tuesday, March 14, 1pm -  4pm @ Burnaby campus
Workshop 2: Creating your Own Luck*
In this session you will gain a deeper understanding of how to increase your 'luck' and 'chance' in the world of work. Choose from the following dates:
  • Thursday, Jan 26, 1 - 4pm @ Burnaby campus
  • Tuesday, March 28, 4:30 - 7:30pm @ Burnaby campus

Workshop 3: Building Authentic Relationships 
This session will redefine the power of networking and help you think about proactive and systematic ways to approach your job search process. 

  • Monday, April 10, 9:30 - 12:30pm @ Burnaby campus
Workshop 4: Connecting the Dots*
This session is a synthesis session, a chance to connect all the dots from your professional development activities, career exploration, and activities completed within the workshop series. 
  • Thursday, April 20, 10am - 1pm @ Vancouver campus
New participants are welcome to sign up for Workshop 1 and Workshop 3 as entry points to the entire series. Read more about the series. 
Register for the APEX Workshops in MyInvolvement. 

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