Workshops for Student Success

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Attending college is a big step, and the transition can be a bit intimidating. For those who are transitioning from high school to college or are returning to college from being out in the workforce, Brighton College has two courses to help prepare you for the next steps.

Start your workshop before your classes to get the most out of your orientation opportunities through to your graduation.

Student Success Workshop

10 Weeks

The Student Success workshop will help you to establish a foundation in the skills necessary to succeed in your chosen field of study. Participants will learn how to improve themselves as students and harness effective learning and study practices.

Modules:

  • Goals, Values & Learning Styles
  • Introduction to GTD
  • Using GTD
  • Reading & Remembering
  • Memory Skills
  • Note Taking Skills
  • Note Taking Tools & Procedures
  • Test Taking & Skills
  • Research & Technology
  • Writing Skills
  • Presenting Skills
  • Making Decisions
  • Problem Solving Strategies
  • Collaborating with Others
  • Dealing with Diversity
  • Managing Conflict
  • Stress Management
  • Managing Money
  • Career Planning

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Current Brighton College student, or high school diploma (or equivalent) or mature student status
  • New students English proficiency requirements:
    • Domestic students: Grade 10 English or pass college admissions test
    • International students: IELTS 6.0 proof (or equivalent) or pass College English assessment

WORKSHOP DURATION & SCHEDULE

Duration: 40 hours/10 weeks
Schedule: 2:00pm – 4:00pm; Wednesday & Friday
Start date: Continuous intake

Talk to an Educational Advisor today to register for the Student Success workshop.


Business English Workshop

5 weeks

The Business English workshop builds competencies in speaking, writing, and listening/understanding – the four skills needed to prepare non-native English speakers to successfully give presentations, handle audience questions, run effective business meetings, and write business letters, memos, and other professional communications.

Modules:

  • COMMUNICATION: Dealing with communication breakdown
  • INTERNATIONAL MARKETING: Brainstorming
  • BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS: Networking
  • SUCCESS: Negotiating
  • JOB CLIENT SATISFACTION: Cold-calling
  • RISK: Reaching Agreement
  • MANAGEMENT STYLES: Presentations
  • TEAM BUILDING: Resolving conflict
  • RAISING FINANCE: Negotiating
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Active listening
  • CRISIS MANAGEMENT: Asking and answering difficult questions
  • MERGER AND ACQUISITIONS: Marketing and Sales

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

  • Brighton student, or
  • Score 50% or Higher on the Brighton College English Entrance Exam

WORKSHOP DURATION & SCHEDULE

Duration: 20 hours/5weeks
Schedule: 2:00pm – 4:00pm; Tuesday & Thursday
Start date: Continuous intake

Talk to an Educational Advisor today to register for the Business English workshop.