HR Microscope – March 2022

March 2022

Bioscience Association Manitoba (BAM) to host Leadership Development Program

BAM Leadership Development Program 2022 (Virtual)
This 72-hour program is accredited by the University of Manitoba toward a certificate in Applied Management. (72 contact hours towards certificate)

The Leadership Development Program is designed for individuals who aspire to become effective leaders, develop new leadership skills, transition to a leadership role or become a leader.  Our program consists of 17 different topics to enhance your personal and business life.

Learning outcomes include: change management, emotional intelligence awareness, coaching for performance, succession planning, decision making, succession planning, communication skills,  leading high-performing and inclusive teams.

Our Leadership Development Program now offers one-on-one personal coaching and mentoring.

Who Should Attend
This program is designed for individuals who aspire to become effective leaders, develop key leadership skills and transition into leadership roles. Ideal for new and newly promoted managers, supervisors, or team leaders.

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Master of Science in Biotechnology set to launch at Toronto campus 

The future of biotechnology holds the keys to solving some of today’s biggest problems, such as developing life-saving vaccines and curing diseases.

We spoke to Hazel Sive and Jared R. Auclair from Northeastern’s College of Science about how students in the Master of Science in Biotechnology program are ready to tackle these problems and bring fresh perspectives. This fall, the Master of Science in Biotechnology (MS BIOT) will launch its first cohort at Northeastern University-Toronto.

We learned more about what’s in store for biotech and bio pharma in Toronto and how Northeastern is preparing graduates to help shape the future.

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Become a co-op employer at U of T Scarborough

The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) Arts and Science Co-op is preparing the highest-achieving, most qualified, and most employable students to make an impact in world-class organizations. Taught by global experts in their fields at one of the highest ranked universities in Canada, Arts and Science Co-op students are top-tier students — and future employees.

Students like Brahmjot Dhillon (she/her/hers), a Population Health Studies co-op student at UTSC, who recently completed her first work term at the UHN Princess Margaret Hospital within the department of Surgical Oncology. For Brahmjot’s work term role at Princess Margaret, she was hired for the role of a Biobank Technician for cancer research.

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In case you missed it…

2022 Catalyst Award for Top Biotech Hire open for nominations

BioTalent Canada announced that it’s accepting nominations for its flagship award, the Catalyst Award for Top New Hire. The award, which took a one-year hiatus in 2021, recognizes the impacts and achievements of young employees who are wage subsidy recipients in Canada’s burgeoning bio-economy. It places a spotlight on the employers that give these young minds an opportunity.

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BioTalent Canada named as a “Best Workplace for Women” for 2022

BioTalent Canada is honoured to mark International Women’s Day by being recognized as a 2022 Best Workplace™ for Women. The distinction comes after being named one of the 50 Best Workplaces in Canada, Best Workplaces in Ontario, and Best Workplaces for Mental Wellness the previous year.

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