FRST532c.701: Professional Development in Geomatics


Instructor: Andrés Varhola

TA: Meike Siegner

Term: Terms 1 and 2

3 credits


This course augments the core curriculum of the MGEM program by facilitating professional development aides related to Geomatics through five key and practical modules:  1) Project management; 2) employment & entrepreneurship; 3) professional engagement; 4) science communication and 5) workflows & techniques for geospatial projects.  All modules involve hands-on exercises and tools to enhance the students’ tangible skills for achieving any career goal.  They also provide techniques to plan, fast-track and add value to the program’s research project and deliverables in all other courses.