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April 2018

Tue
10
Apr
Protect Your Resilience Workshop
Workshop
How to Reduce Anxiety and Burnout in the Workplace
Marie-Hélène Pelletier, PhD, MBA, RPsych

How resilient are you? It’s a question worth asking.

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March 2018

Tue
06
Mar
Ivan Wants Ruiz Workshop
Workshop
How to Tell a Story that Sells with Ivan Wanis Ruiz

Human beings are hardwired for storytelling. However, telling a compelling story that people buy into is not easy. Have you ever presented an idea but failed to close the deal? This interactive workshop will help you advance your communications skills by teaching you how to craft a simple yet persuasive story that sells. Not only will you have time to practice and receive instant feedback, but you will also be able to network before and after the session.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

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February 2018

Tue
20
Feb
Workshop
Discover your Emotional Capital

How much of an impact does emotional intelligence have on your professional growth? A great deal! According to research, 66% of job success is attributed to EQ and the potential to earn $29,000 more. This interactive workshop will help you develop a better understanding of what emotional intelligence is, why it matters and the role it plays as we develop as leaders.  You will also be introduced to the Emotional Capital Report and will learn how it can be used to strengthen these competencies and take your career to the next level.   

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

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July 2017

Thu
27
Jul
santa ono ubc
Networking
In Conversation with UBC President & Vice-Chancellor Prof. Santa J. Ono – North Shore

Professor Santa Ono recently took office as the 15th President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia. In a series of In Conversation events, presented by alumni UBC, Professor Ono will share his early priorities and interests as well as gather input from alumni and friends on how we can continue to strengthen our university.

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Tue
11
Jul
Networking
Virtual Career Chats

Don't miss out on this chance to chat with UBC career development professionals and alumni from all around the world! Have your career questions answered while expanding your network -- all online, from any device.

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June 2017

Tue
27
Jun
Networking
Exploring Academia’s Influence on the Bay Area Tech Sector

It’s no surprise that great universities can have a positive influence on industry. When you have the brightest minds conducting leading edge research, the benefits are clear. In the Bay Area, a cluster of high profile academic institutions have contributed to the growth of a robust, world-leading innovation ecosystem. But how do these relationships work and in what ways can they bridge the gaps from academia to industry to encourage continued growth and positive changes in the industry? Has Silicon Valley moved past its prime? What are the threats facing its longevity?

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