Workshops topics are determined by the Workshops Committee comprised of current program participants and an alumnus Chair.

Workshops may include topics such as: 

  • Beyond Networking
  • Highly Effective Teams
  • Negotiating Better Results
  • Creating a Lasting Impression
  • Business/Work-Place Etiquette
  • Interviewing Excellence
  • Building Your Brand
  • Leveraging Social Media
  • How Will I Lead?
  • Presentation Prowess
  • Business Strategy Trends
  • Beyond Business 101
  • Project Management 101
  • Business Strategy Trends
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Not-for-Profit
Workshops will commence with the start of the program each Fall. Check for scheduled workshops under the current session tab. 

Examples of recently offered workshops:

Leaving a Lasting Impression with Sam Thiara

Sam Thiara, Manager of Student Engagement, SFU

Networking and Presentation Skills with Paul Holden

Paul Holden, President & CEO, Burnaby Board of Trade 

Finding the Hidden Job Market with Pamela Trinh

Pamela Trinh, Job Resource Consultant, Right Management

Authentic Public Speaking with Erica Halvorsen

Erica Halvorsen, Marketing Instructor, BCIT

Entrepreneurial Panel

Paul Lowey, President & Executive Producer, Gloo Studios

Corinne Kessel, Owner & Principal, Greenscape Design & Decor

Fabio Scaldaferri, Co-Founder & CEO,

Celina Dalrymple, Owner, Fabulous Furnishings

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