Making Informed Career Decisions

Collect information about employers, professional development opportunities, or the job market in your desired area. The following resources are designed to help you make career decisions that reflect an understanding of the labour market, personal strengths, challenges and desires.

  • ENGSCI 9702 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Experiential - Technology Commercialization

    The purpose of this course is to develop the business skills that are required to be a successful Technology Entrepreneur on the world stage. Students will learn the requisite skills to do a proper worldwide “market map”, determine their unique and sustainable technology advantage, how to value their innovation, how to protect their innovation, how to approach strategic partners for mutual success, and how to capitalize these activities when you have no money.

  • Business Concepts for Life Scientists

    The purpose of the Business Concepts for Life Scientists online course is to enhance PhD scientists’ understanding of foundational business concepts. This business coursework is unique because it is designed to prepare scientists for career transitions into both academic and non-academic settings. The course comprises a series of three modules - Business Strategy, Finance and Business Development.