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Celebrating Success

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Celebrating Success

Dean Judith PotterSuccess can take many forms. And at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies, we’re surrounded by it.

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Instructor Profile: Recipients of the 2015 Award for Distinguished Teaching

The School’s Spring 2015 Convocation Ceremony will include a presentation recognizing the recipients of the 2015 Award for Distinguished Teaching. All three teachers were selected based on their outstanding contributions as instructors, and were strongly supported by both letters of nomination from their students and student feedback from course evaluations.

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Business Succession Planning

Marc Deegan is the facilitator of the upcoming workshop Business Success Planning: Preparing for the sale or transfer of your business. Here’s the trends he sees emerging among small and medium-sized businesses, their owners, and potential buyers.

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Joanne Paquette: Trust Your Instincts

IMG_1193Joanne is a Montreal success story: born and raised here, she grew up speaking English and French, and took a few Spanish language courses. “I’d always loved school, and I worship languages, so I started considering translation. I believe in trusting your instincts and using your talents to their full extent.”

Andrea Emrick: Online and en français

Andrea Emrick was part of the very first cohort to receive the Certificate of Proficiency in Written French – Workplace Communication (Online).
“I was looking to work in a French environment, and I think I could do that now. For anyone that would be hesitant or skeptical of taking an online course, this is it.”

Richard Pagé: Updating his Professional Profile

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Richard Pagé managed to stand out among his fellow alumni graduating from McGill’s School of Continuing Studies with the class of 2015. How did he do it? By posting the following update on LinkedIn: “Today is the day that I obtain my Graduate Certificate in Marketing from McGill University School of Continuing Studies.”

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A Custom Collaboration

McGill instructor Jay A. Hewlin was the common denominator in a recent collaboration by two of his former students. “My workshops have a lot of dialogue and positive back-and-forth. The bottom line is that this is a success story, and the potential is always there for another.”

How to Get Hired as an Online Community Manager

What does an online community manager do? What traits should they have?
These are just some of the questions that come up at a class in Social Media Strategies and Community Management, which is offered as part of the Professional Development Certificate in Digital Communications and Community Management at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies.

Immigration and Professional Transitions: Choosing local credentials

Few would be surprised to know that when transitioning into a new labour market, local credentials can be an asset. But when there’s so many options to choose from – online courses, credit courses, and part-time workshops, to name a few – how do you know what’s right for you?

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