Making a conscious effort to be an active and contributing meeting member is essential to your job and your career. Wouldn’t we all want the reputation as someone who always adds value, provides great insight, and significantly contributes to the team or group? Becoming a consistent and strong meeting member can definitely help you get there. Becoming a successful meeting participant is a learned set of skills. While some may intuitively know what to do, most people develop and build their meeting skills over time. Of course when we contribute and add value to a meeting’s outcome, our value to the team and organization grows too. This leads to more interesting and exciting work, and thus creates a more fulfilling and rewarding career. So no matter what level your meeting participation is right now, why not take it to the next level? You’ll enjoy the process and certainly enjoy the success your increased contribution brings. By completing this course, you will know how to become a significant and contributing meeting member. Course Result: Become a significant and contributing meeting member. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute).
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.