TRANSIT

Atlitude/Mitacs Training

workshops


TRANSIT members should register and attend the following professional training and development workshops that have been arranged in coordination with TRANSIT Network, Altitude, the Faculty of Engineering and the University of Ottawa. For registration and further information please contact Dr. Robson De Grande (Program Coordinator).


Recent Activities & Workshops


Project management and professional development

Research project life cycle


Description: Altitude research project life cycle and its major components

Technical communincation and writing skills

Strategic Writing


Description:In this workshop the grads will learn how to write stategic briefing notes that would be presented to senior decision makers in Canada.

Technical communincation and writing skills

Clear Writing


Description:This one-day workshop is focused on enhancing the communication skills of trainees, which usually are international students and present some challenges with the English language. Consequently, simplifying the language empowers the effectiveness of the transmitted message.

Technical communincation and writing skills

Mitacs: Skills of Communication


Description:

Project management and professional development

Mitacs: Foundations of Project Management


Description:

Project management and professional development

Mitacs: Practical Tips on Growing Your Network


Description:

Engineering and High Tech Career Fair



A job and career fair hosted at the University of Ottawa in coordination between the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and TRANSIT program. The trainees had the opportunity to directly contact and speak to ITS and ITS-related visiting companies.

Project management and professional development

Motivate and Track your goals


Description:his one-day workshop is focused on providing a mindset to trainees so that they can organize themselves and overcome overwhelming increase of tasks and responsibilities that might affect their productivity, as well as mental health.

Project management and professional development

Mitacs: Time Management


Description:Online workshop

Technical communication and writing skills

Career Talk


Description:The workshop give the trainees an opportunity to connect with leading employers, explore potential career paths, and make connections to build a professional network.

Project management and professional development

Motivate and Track your goals



- This one-day workshop is focused on providing a mindset to trainees so that they can organize themselves and overcome overwhelming increase of tasks and responsibilities that might affect their productivity, as well as mental health.

Project management and professional development

Mitacs: Essentials of Productive Teams



- In this workshop the Trainee's will learn the key steps in creating effective teams and the best practices of team communication.

Project management and professional development

Critical Thinking



This one-day workshop is intended for trainees to aid their decision-making in projects or even teaching. The workshops systematically showed students and postdoctoral fellows how to choose the best options when they face challenging problems, mainly when there are time constraints towards deadlines. Critical thinking techniques can help find the best solutions under a set of parameters.

Note: Room VNR-1026

Technical communication and writing skills

Clear Writing


Description:This one-day workshop is focused on enhancing the communication skills of trainees, which usually are international students and present some challenges with the English language. Consequently, simplifying the language empowers the effectiveness of the transmitted message.

Technical communication and writing skills

Strategic Writing


Description:In this workshop the trainee will learn how to write stategic briefing notes that would be presented to senior decision makers in Canada.

Project management and professional development

Canadian Workplace - The rules of the Game


- provide a clear understanding, guidence, and the mportant key rules to graduate students and postdoc's who would like to start their careers in Canada.

Note: Room VNR-1042

Project management and professional development

Maximizing Personal Productivity



- This workshop will enhance the trainee skills in optimizing their work efficiently with fewer hours.

Note: Room VNR-1026

Project management and professional development

Research project life cycle and its major components



- This workshop is aimed at helping students understand the major components and methodology of creating a research project from start to end.

Project management and professional development

Mitacs: Time Management


online professional skills training and time management for trainees.

Technical communication and writing skills

Communication skills on Project and Research - Online Workshop


Description:online professional skills training for grad students.

Project management and professional development

Managing a Professional Career



Managing a professional career workshop will help trainees understand what is career management, development and planning.

Time: 01:00pm to 4:00pm

Technical communication and writing skills

Mastering Writing: Clearly Expressing Yourself



This workshop is aimed at helping students improve their writing skills and create efficient documents through individual and group exercises.

Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm

Job and Career Fair



A job and career fair hosted at the University of Ottawa in coordination between the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and TRANSIT program. The trainees had the opportunity to directly contact and speak to ITS and ITS-related visiting companies.

Technical communication and writing skills

CV preparation clinic



This is is an activity that provides hints on preparing and adjust a professional CV for applications. It also covers the presentation aspects of a trainee when in job interviews. The activity enlights on the critical professional and technical characteristics trainees should look after for a succefull career in the area. The activity was provided by prof. Boukerche, prof. Petriu, and Sarah Robinson.

Technical communication and writing skills

Writing clinic



this workshop provides a hands on technical writing, communication and practice on an individual bases for trainees. Please contact Dr. Robson to schedule a one-to-one meeting appointment with Sarah Robinson and SASS (uOttawa).

hands-on practice on written technical communication

Technical communication and writing skills

Writing clinic: hands-on practice on written technical communication



this workshop provides a hands on technical writing, communication and practice on an individual bases for trainees. Please contact Dr. Robson to schedule a one-to-one meeting appointment with Sarah Robinson and SASS (uOttawa).

Technical communication and writing skills

Writing clinic: hands-on practice on written technical communication

Date : Oct, 2015


this workshop provides a hands on technical writing, communication and practice on an individual bases for trainees. Please contact Dr. Robson to schedule a one-to-one meeting appointment with Sarah Robinson and SASS (uOttawa).

Job and Career Fair


A job and career fair hosted at the University of Ottawa in coordination between the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and TRANSIT program. The trainees had the opportunity to directly contact and speak to ITS and ITS-related visiting companies.

Technical communication and writing skills

cv preparation clinic



This is an activity that provides hints on preparing and adjust a professional CV for applications. It also covers the presentation aspects of a trainee when in job interviews. The activity enlights on the critical professional and technical characteristics trainees should look after for a succefull career in the area. The activity was provided by prof. Boukerche, prof. Petriu, and Sarah Robinson.