Skills Series

Foundations Series


PhD Plus Foundations series core module is offered every Fall and Spring as well as Summer.  The Foundations series comprises 5 interactive sessions on the following topics. Each session is approximately 90 minutes long. Upon successful completion (80%, or 4 sessions) of this series, PhD students are eligible for a non-credit credential (PhDP 9000) on their academic transcript (at no cost to students). PhD students can complete the module over multiple semesters or make up missed sessions by attending special topics. 

Special Topics

Registration and details for Special Topics will be released soon. 


Fall 2022 Topics

All sessions on scheduled on Wednesdays, 3:30-5 PM (ET), in-person in Robertson 221 Room, School of Commerce. 

  • Unpacking “the Hidden Curriculum” & Setting Your Goals | Aug 31

  • Managing Projects | Sep 7

  • Finding Mentors and Cultivating Professional Relationships | Sep 14

  • Managing Time | Sep 21

  • Building Resilience and Leveraging Strengths | Sep 28

The Foundations Series will be offered again in Spring and Summer 2023. Registration for Fall 2022's Foundations Series is closed. 

** For specific session descriptions, please scroll down this page to click on individual topics for more information.