Orientation Skills Workshops
If you missed out on attending the workshops you can click on the links below to listen to the audio recording.
Critical Thinking & Analysis
Critical thinking is one of the most highly valued skills in business, and improving critical thinking is a key ambition of business education. This workshop will help you understand better what critical thinking is, and provide some useful tips and techniques for improving your critical thinking.
Presenter: Tim Van Gelder & Ashley Barnett, Austhink Consulting
Listen to a recording of Tuesday's 9:30am session here
Delivering Effective & Engaging Presentations
Many people fear speaking in front of an audience, no matter how big or small. This workshop will provide you with practical hints for structuring and delivering presentations, so that you are able to present with confidence. Topics covered will include keys to designing an effective presentation, how to quickly and effectively engage an audience and how to make visual and spatial aids work for you.
Presenter: Morag Burnie, Academic Skills & Trent Hennessey, Liaison Librarian, Business and Economics Scholarly
Team Building for Success
The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team is critical to success as a student and in the workplace. This workshop will provide you with an understanding of how to work effectively as a team. It will help you identify and utilise the strengths of the individuals within the team to achieve common goals and will also consider ways of working inclusively across cultures and strategies for managing conflict productively within teams.Presenter: Pat Foley, Lecturer Management & Marketing
Clear & Effective Spoken English
Is English your second language? Do you lack confidence with your English pronunciation and spoken English? Join this session for practice, tips and tools to improve your English pronunciation and spoken English skills. Speech Pathologist Georgie Taylor will help you understand what you should improve and how to do it. Learn about speaking clearer, confident English for job interview performance, workplace communication and day-to-day life.
Presenter: Georgina Taylor, Star Pronunciation