Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

Professional Development

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Workshops and Meeting Times

Orientation session

For all those interested in participating in the PhD-Community Initiative. . Learn more about the program and decide if you want to sign on!

Date & time: September 22, 2020, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom

Meet the community partners

Learn about the proposed projects and partner organizations. Select your project preferences.

Date & time: September 24, 2020, 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Location: Zoom

Preparatory Workshop 

Exclusive to those students participating in the PhD-Community initiative

Working Effectively as a Team - Parts I & II

Presenter: Diana Drury (Director, Team and Executive MBA / Master Coaching Programs, Smith School of Business)

Description: This interactive workshop will go through the essentials of working effectively as a team and managing a collaborative project to completion. You will learn how to arrive at agreement on team practices and processes, team decision-making, project planning and scheduling, monitoring and reporting progress, and positive management of unforeseen constraints or challenges. By the end of the session, each team will have identified a team coordinator, budget officer, and a plan outlining next steps to ensure the project gets underway.

Part I
Date:
October 5, 2020
Time: Evening (exact time TBD, 90 minutes)
Location: Delivery method TBD

Part II
Date:
October 7, 2020
Time: Evening (exact time TBD, 90 minutes)
Location: Delivery method TBD

Additional workshops

Dates and times TBD.

  • Community-Engaged Learning
  • Skills inventory 
  • Presentation workshop

Progress report meetings 

At these meetings, your team will provide a brief update on your project. Share your experiences and progress, troubleshoot, and receive feedback from other teams. Meetings will be held in 3-2-1 style: three minute presentation, two slides, one minute for questions afterward. We will also allocate time to reflect on the progress and discuss any questions or concerns.

November 3, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Zoom

December 1, 2020
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Zoom

January 12, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 pm

February 10, 2021
4:00 - 5:00 pm

March 9, 2021 
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Capstone event

April 2021 - details TBD!