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GCC Workshops

The Global Communication Center offers a range of workshops throughout the semester.
Click here for a complete list of all of our workshop topics. 
Recordings of previous workshops can be found here.

All GCC workshops are free and open to all CMU students (graduate and undergraduate), faculty, and staff. These workshops are appropriate for students at all levels of study, in the sciences and humanities. All workshops are held in IDEATE Studio A in the Hunt Library. 

Team Communication Part I: The Fundamentals of Managing Team Projects June 1st at 12pm

Teamwork is central to professional life, but most students don't know how to manage a team project so it flows smoothly. This workshop will teach you how to create a teamwork infrastructure that will help you avoid the most common team problems. You will learn strategies for structuring your collaboration, especially on group documents. This workshop will also cover effective strategies for talking with your teammates when problems do occur. Lunch will be provided by Summer Studies at CMU.

The advice in this workshop is based on Dr. Wolfe's research interviewing dozens of students and professionals about their team experiences and practices.

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Achieve Clear and Concise Writing July 11th at 12pm 

Have you ever been told that your writing is too wordy?  Concision is a core principle of effective communication. Writing that clearly and directly emphasizes the bottom line helps readers easily and efficiently understand your main point. This workshop offers several simple and effective strategies to improve the concision and clarity of your writing. The strategies in this workshop are appropriate for all academic disciplines. Lunch will be provided by Summer Studies at CMU.

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