Professional Development

APEX Fall Workshops

September 27, 2017

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

  • Expand your professional network 
  • Build confidence in your knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Translate your knowledge, skills and abilities to various audiences (which may show up on your career documents such as CVs, resumes, teaching dossiers and online profiles such as LinkedIn.) 

APEX: Foundations (Workshop 1)
In this introductory session, you will begin to identify your transferable skills with the help of experienced faciliators. You'll explore professional development options and set action items that will help you reach your professional goals. 

  • Date: Tuesday, November 7
  • Time: 9:30 pm – 12:30 pm
  • Location: SFU Burnaby campus, WAC Bennett Library room 7200
  • Register and more info here

APEX: Creating Your Own Luck (Workshop 2)
In this session, you will gain a deeper understanding of how to increase your 'luck' and 'chance' in the world of work. Continuing your exploration from the Foundations session, you will continue to document what's important to you in the world of work by using a Career and Life Sketch. 

  • Date: Thursday, November 16
  • Time: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Location: SFU Vancouver Campus, Harbour Centre 2245
  • Register and more info here

APEX: Building Authentic Relationships (Workshop 3) 
In this session, we'll redefine the power of networking and help you think about proactive and systematic ways to approach your job search process. You will learn tools and strategies to help you approach people and build professional relationships, in order to increase your 'luck' and 'chance' in the world of work. 

  • Date: Thursday, November 30
  • Time: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Location: SFU Burnaby Campus, WAC Bennett Library Room 7200
  • Register and more info here

APEX: Connecting the Dots (Workshop 4) 
This is a synthesis session, a chance to connect all the dots from yor professional development activities, career exploration, and activities completed within the APEX professional development series. You will spend time honing your professional statement and practice presenting your professional self to your peers and facilitators.  

  • Date: Wednesday, December 6
  • Time: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Location: SFU Burnaby campus, WAC Bennett Library 7200
  • Register and more info here
Register and more info here

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