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Workshops

Curtin holds various study skills workshop which maybe credited to your iPortfolio.

CBS Communication Skills Centre CBS Communication Skills Centre holds study skills workshops at the CGSB campus.

Critical reading skills and academic writing and referencing

This is an essential workshop for those new to the CGSB.  The workshop is an amalgam of our two most popular workshops and is for  students who can’t attend our evening workshops.

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Academic writing, referencing and academic integrity

This is an essential workshop for those new to the CGSB.  You’ll leave the workshop with an understanding of academic integrity and how this impacts on the way you write up and reference your assignments.

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Critical reading skills

This is an essential workshop for those new to the CGSB.  You’ll leave the workshop with an understanding of the structure of a journal article, reading approaches, and a framework to think critically about texts.

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Careers Centre Curtin Careers Centre holds career workshops at the CGSB campus. A variety of career events and workshops are available to CGSB students at Curtin Bentley campus.

Personal Branding

Discover how you can take charge of and share your personal brand through authentic, consistent and intentional actions and behaviours. Develop a professional and positive reputation with key groups and individuals as well understanding how to effectively market yourself and managing your digital footprint through your documentation and LinkedIn.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discover the importance of developing your own personal brand
  • Define your unique personal brand
  • Learn how to implement your brand consistently across social media platforms and through face-to-face engagement
  • Utilise story-telling as an effective method of conveying your personal brand

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Resumes and Cover Letters

Learn how to create and tailor an effective resume and cover letter that will assist you in securing the position you desire. Understand and implement the theory behind what makes a good resume and cover letter

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognise your existing knowledge of resumes and cover letters
  • Manage and apply design and formatting elements to your job application documents
  • Implement appropriate and useful content into your resume and cover letter
  • Alter your template documents and tailor it towards particular positions and organisations
  • Write powerful statements that you can integrate into your own resume and cover letters

Resumes and cover letters are two of the most frequently used, yet most under utilised tools within your job application toolbox.

They provide evidence to support the claim that you are the strongest candidate for the position and make a strong first impression on employers. Learn how to produce an effective resume and cover letter that can be tailored to each position you apply for, by going through both design and content of one of the most important pieces of the application process.

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Making the Most of LinkedIn

LinkedIn is an essential tool for all professionals. Come along to learn about what you can use LinkedIn for as well as techniques you can use to optimise your LinkedIn profile.

LinkedIn is an essential tool for all professionals. Come along to learn about what you can use LinkedIn for as well as techniques you can use to optimise your LinkedIn profile.

Learning Outcomes:

  • How to optimise your LinkedIn profile
  • How to boost your visibility and develop vital industry networks and tap into job opportunities.
  • Strategies to enhance your professional credibility and contribution to networking through LinkedIn

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Techniques for Interview Success

Learn how to expertly present and deliver at interviews through utilising body language, preparation and methodologies to ensure you are perceived in the best possible light.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the different types of interviews and interview questions
  • Learn how to effectively research companies and positions
  • Use STAR methodology to deliver tailored responses to behavioural questions
  • Understand the role perception plays within the interview process
  • Practice your interview skills to determine your strengths and weaknesses

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Finding opportunities through networking

Learn how to discover hidden opportunities within the job market by leveraging networks, technology and other resources at your disposal. Understand the importance of social connections and capital that can assist you with securing employment.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand your personal strategies for job seeking
  • Discover new methods of searching for jobs and learn about the hidden job market
  • Practice and develop your on-line and face-to-face networking skills
  • Use your social skills to generate new outcomes and create new connections
  • Identify key information in profiles that will help your job search

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Library Workshops and LibGuide Library workshops give an introduction to library resources and services.

Workshops are available throughout the year at CGSB.

Introduction to Business Databases

Discover the wide range of business-related databases available and become familiar with the ones most relevant to your research.

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Finding Company & Industry information Curtin Business School Students

Discover how to find company information such as annual reports, CSR statements, market research, SWOT analyses and ownership details. The workshop will also show you how to access industry reports using the most relevant databases.

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Library Resources for Curtin Business School students

Discover how to search the library catalogue and journal databases to find quality academic articles and books. By the end of the workshop you will know how and why you should use these resources to find and manage information for your research and assignments:

  • Know how to use the library catalogue to access books and many journal articles
  • Be able to choose appropriate journal databases for in-depth research on your topics
  • Learn how to create an effective search strategy
  • Know how to retrieve the information you have found
  • Know how to find peer reviewed journal articles

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EndNote: An introduction for Curtin Business School Students

Learn how to manage references and save considerable time when preparing assignments and other papers.

This introduction will show you how to:

  • Create an EndNote library
  • Add references manually or by direct export from databases
  • Insert citations in a Word document
  • Format a bibliography (reference list) in a chosen style, including Chicago 16th
  • Get help with EndNote

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LibGuide

The CGSB LibGuide is the starting point to access the library resources most relevant to CGSB student’s area of study.

Online learning tools and tutorials, and library resources are available in the CGSB LibGuide.

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The Learning Centre The Learning Centre focuses on providing academic guidance and development to Curtin students.

Specialised programs, workshops and resources are available online or face to face at the Curtin Bentley campus.

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