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Professional Skills Development Workshops

Workshops

The West Texas A&M University Graduate School hosts a monthly workshop series that focuses on professional skills development. Presented by WTAMU faculty, staff, and alumni, these workshops are open to currently enrolled doctoral and graduate students at WTAMU.

Workshops will be posted online for distance learning students after the event. Please note that there is a delay in posting videos online.

Interested in seeing a workshop that hasn't been offered? Contact the Graduate School with your suggestion.
 

Upcoming Workshops:

"Research Compliance Overview"

October 13, 2022 from 12:15 - 1:15 PM
Graduate Suite 103, Killgore Research Center and live via Zoom
In this workshop, Richard Smith, Assistant Vice President for Risk Management and Director of AREHS, will present an overview of the most commonly encountered regulatory considerations regarding proposed or ongoing research at WTAMU. He will be addressing considerations for work involving biohazardous materials or substances and export control considerations. Time will be allotted for a brief Q and A session for individuals seeking clarity or guidance regarding research compliance applicabiility or WTAMU processes.

A light lunch will be provided.

RSVP by October 12, 2022 

"Integrative Negotiations"

November 17, 2022 from 12:15 - 1:15 PM
Graduate Suite 103, Killgore Research Center and live via Zoom
Integrative negotiations are about creating value and capturing value. The goal of this workshop is to walk you through the basics of integrative negotiations. Using real world examples and research-backed concepts, we identify ways anyone can become a more effective negotiator.

A light lunch will be provided. 

RSVP by November 16, 2022


Past Workshops:

"Thesis and Dissertation"

"Research Compliance and You"

"Resume Development"

"Time Management"

"How to Write Your Statement of Purpose"

"Nationally Competitive Scholarships"

"Zoom Best Practices"

  • Presenter: Dr. Yarbrough, Clinical Assistant and Virginia Engler Professor of Business Management
    Full Video Presentation

"Integrative Negotiations"

"LinkedIn and the Job Search"

"Research Compliance and You"

"Pipeline to Graduate Studies"

"Research Compliance and You"

"Surviving Your Thesis"

"Research Compliance and You"

"LinkedIN and the Job Search"

"Natural Born Researcher"

"Surviving Your Thesis"

  • Presenter: Dr. Rex Pjesky, Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Professor of Economics
    Full Video Presentation

"Writing Your Thesis: Formatting Tips"

  • Presenter: Daniel Klaehn, Director of the University Writing Center and Instructor of Rhetoric, Composition, and Technical Communication

"Research Compliance and You"

"Recognizing Opportunities, Setting Expectations, and Providing Constructive Feedback"

  • Presenter: Dr. Bryan Vizzini, Professor of History

"LinkedIn and The Job Search"

"How to Survive Your Thesis"

  • Presenter: Dr. Rex Pjesky, Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Research

"Poster Presentations"

  • Presenter: Dr. Allison Berry, Assistant Professor of Business Communication & Management and Assistant Director of Continuous Improvement
    Full Video Presentation

"Graduate Student Research Grant Workshop"