Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

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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 21, 2021, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Location: Zoom

Meet the community partners

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

Date & time: September 23, 2021, 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Location: Zoom

Preparatory Workshops 

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:
September 28, 2021
Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm (ET)
Location: Zoom

Part II
Date:
September 29, 2021
Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm (ET)
Location: Zoom

Additional workshops

Community-Engaged Learning:
Date: October 6, 2021, 12:00 - 1:00pm
Facilitator: Katie Fizzell, Career Services

Skills Inventory/Reflection:
Date: November 24, 2021, 12:00 - 1:00pm
Facilitator: Katie Fizzell, Career Services

Mid-Skills Evaluation and Reflection:
Date: February 2022
Facilitator: Katie Fizzell, Career Services

Skills Articulation:
Date: March 2022
Facilitator: Katie Fizzell, Career Services

Presentation Skills Workshop
Date: March 2022
Facilitator: TBD

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, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Location: TBD

December 8, 2021
12:00 - 1:00pm
Location: TBD

January 2022
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

February 2022
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

March 2022
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Capstone event

April 2022 - details TBD!