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Writing your Master's or PhD Thesis

Over the course of 3 hours, we will engage in a series of short lectures and in-class activities which will cover key elements in thesis writing (such as the articulation of your topic, conducting a literature search, acceptable formats, etc.) and the evaluation process, including the typical thesis defence and establishing reasonable expectations (such as timely feedback and conflict resolutions) for all concerned.  Although a completed or partial draft of your thesis is not required, participants may be asked at some point to briefly articulate and defend their study in this workshop as a

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Wednesday, 5 February 2020 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Réaliser et rédiger une thèse de maîtrise ou de doctorat

Cet atelier offre aux participants, étudiants à la maîtrise et au doctorat, un survol des grandes étapes de la réalisation et de la rédaction d’une thèse. Comment choisir son superviseur de thèse ? Sur quoi travailler et pourquoi ? Comment s’y prendre pour circonscrire un objet de recherche et en déterminer la pertinence sur le plan autant social que scientifique ? Comment construire une problématique, une revue de littérature, un cadre théorique ? Comme élaborer ses hypothèses et sa méthodologie ? Comment mener son analyse et rédiger une conclusion ?

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Wednesday 12 February 2020 à 10 h 00 to à 13 h 00
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Business Ethics

 It is a common knowledge that the ethics of an organization will determine its reputation. Good business ethics have an influence on all levels of business and are essential for the long-term success of an organization, which makes understanding ethics a very important part of doing business today.

Therefore, it is expected from professionals of all levels to understand and act according to the corporate ethical values to which their organizations adhere.  Failing to do so, may result in seriously damaging consequences, as news can now spread faster and farther than ever before.

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Friday, 3 April 2020 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Work-Life Balance

Would you like to increase your level of cognitive, emotional and psychological awareness related to family-work balance? If so, participating in this workshop will allow you to develop tools to better manage the different spheres of your family-work life. See how to take advantage of the transitions in your day and equip yourself to achieve a desired balance.

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Wednesday, 1 April 2020 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Conflict Management

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You have probably already found yourself in situations where a conflict has disturbed you, where you hoped for a different outcome. Do you sometimes feel like running away from conflicts, or feel overwhelmed and worried about the consequences?

In our daily lives, social and interpersonal skills are valued and sought after. Conflict resolution is an essential key element of these skills.

This workshop will be useful in your personal, academic, and professional lives.

During this workshop, you will be able to:

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Navigating the Troubled Waters of Conflict
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Tuesday, 24 March 2020 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Teamwork and Collaboration

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Thursday, 5 March 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
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Gestion du temps

Une gestion du temps efficace est la clé pour tirer le meilleur parti de votre journée et survivre à la pression croissante exercée sur les entreprises par les turbulences économiques. De la gestion des courriels à la gestion de votre temps sur plusieurs projets, cet atelier vous aidera à atteindre vos objectifs en apprenant à gérer votre temps de manière judicieuse et efficace, et en vous permettant de repenser et de redéfinir les priorités en un instant.

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Tuesday 25 February 2020 à 13 h 00 to à 16 h 00
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Change Management

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Change is a constant reality in many aspects of our lives.  All around us, technologies, processes, people, ideas, and methods often change, affecting the way we perform daily tasks and live our lives.  Having a smooth transition when change occurs is important in any situation.

The Change Management workshop will give participants tools to implement changes more smoothly and to have those changes better accepted.  This workshop will also give participants valuable skills in understanding how change is implemented and some tools for managing their reactions to change.

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Workshop on change management on November 29, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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Friday, 29 November 2019 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Managing Workplace Anxiety

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The workplace is one of the leading locations where people experience stress and anxiety.  Every employee will encounter it sometime during their career.  Everyone should be aware of the signs of anxiety and the tools needed to cope and deal with it.

The Managing Workplace Anxiety workshop will provide participants the key skills and resources to recognize and manage workplace anxiety.  By identifying these symptoms and coping skills, employees will be better suited to deal with these common situations and face the challenges that the workplace can bring.

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Workshop on managing anxiety in the workplace on September 20, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Friday, 20 September 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Creative Problem Solving

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In the past few decades, psychologists and business people alike have discovered that successful problem solvers tend to use a similar process to identify and implement effective and efficient solutions to their problems.  That process works for any kind of problems, large or small.

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Workshop on creative problem solving on September 20, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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Friday, 20 September 2019 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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