Professional development and networking events
Build your professional skills and develop your network by participating in exclusive events for MEL and MHLP students. These sessions help you develop your communication, presentation and networking skills, and also enable you to learn about the latest hot topics from thought leaders in your industry.
Professional development sessions
Facilitated by industry consultants, these interactive hands-on sessions help you practice your presentation and communication skills and also offer opportunities to reflect on your professional goals and career aspirations. Sessions have explored issues such as:
- how to successfully transition into a new management position
- entrepreneurship development
- change management
- project management skills
- how to deliver a winning presentation
- negotiation strategies
- navigating communication dynamics
Throughout the program, we invite industry professionals to conduct informal sessions to discuss their professions, industries and organizations. It’s a great opportunity to connect directly with local thought leaders, learn about the latest issues, and discover potential career directions.
This guest speaker series brings in experts who share their insights on topics that include the shift to net zero, machine learning, trends in health care, urbanization and climate change. MEL and MHLP students from all program specializations are invited and encouraged to attend these thought-provoking discussions of some of the most pressing issues facing our world.