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A three-step Process

The workshops will be structured in the form of a three-step microprogram. The doctoral skills certificate will be awarded to students who, beyond the four required credits of Step 1, earn eight additional credits (four credits for each of the subsequent steps).

STEP 1. TOWARD THE COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION (4 REQUIRED CREDITS)

CAP7001E Ensuring a successful doctorate (1 cr.)
CAP7005E Handling of scientific and technical information (1 cr.)
CAP7010E Creativity: yes you can  (1 cr.)
CAP7015E Leading a research project (1 cr.)

STEP 2. TOWARD DISSEMINATION AND PUBLICATION

CAP7110E Writing science effectively (1cr.)

Workshops in development:
Workshop 5. Scientific communication (organizing ideas, giving a lecture) (1 cr.)
Workshop 6. The art of staying motivated (1 cr.)
Workshop 7. Building Your Career, Building Your Network (1 cr.)

STEP 3. TOWARD THESIS DEFENSE AND EMPLOYMENT

CAP7210E Intellectual property and patent (1 cr.)

Workshops in development:
Workshop 9. Teaching in the University Setting (1 cr.)
Workshop 10. Become a technological entrepreneur (1 cr.)
Workshop 11. Innovating Successfully; Learning to Start and to Succeed (1 cr.)
Workshop 12. Effective Communication; Interact with Non-Experts (1 cr.)
Workshop 13. Mobilizing Human, Physical and Financial Resources (1 cr.)