School – Backpack to Briefcase: Introduction to Workplace Soft Skills1 February 2022 2023-02-10 12:55
School – Backpack to Briefcase: Introduction to Workplace Soft Skills
Soft skills have emerged as critical in the workplace and to career success. They also help you stand out as an employee and as a candidate for career advancement. But, where do you start? This 5-course program is designed to help you build a foundational set of soft skills so that you can excel in your internship, co-op, or first job after graduation. These courses are chalked full of practical tools and strategies to help you make a meaningful contribution on your team, communicate your ideas effectively, create an effective career brand, thrive in a virtual or hybrid work environment, increase your self-awareness, manage change and foster resiliency, set goals and priorities, and build strong working relationships.
Completing this program will help you:
Who is the program for?
Students preparing for success in their internship, co-op, or new role when transitioning from post-secondary to career upon graduation
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Written and developed by the soft skills group
We pride ourselves on our ability to develop dynamic solutions to address our client’s needs. We are committed to seeing our clients succeed in their challenging and changing environments. The Soft Skills Group trainers have the expertise and the experience to bring corporate best practices to clients.
We have worked successfully with over 80 corporate clients in many industries —including finance, telecommunications, health care, manufacturing, transportation, natural resources, not-for-profit and governments, and crown corporations. The Soft Skills Group has worked with organizations within education, finance, law, nuclear energy, various public service organizations, and in both profit and not-for-profit fields.
About the Course Authors
Diana Kawarsky, MA, CCP
Diana has over 20 years of experience working with more than 20,000 business professionals, effectively improving their management and communication skills to achieve higher impact results. She holds an MA Degree, is a Certified Coach Practitioner and twice published author and World Guru in Communications.
Sheldon Kawarsky, PhD
Sheldon has over 20 years of experience holding manager and director roles in the private and academic sectors, focusing on business development and fostering relationships with companies, universities, government organizations, and venture capitalists. His strength is in relationship building and clarifying the needs of clients to ensure their training maximizes their return on investment.