Professional Competencies

Based on benchmarking and labor market research, the six GradFutures® professional competencies support your professional success across all fields in the academic, public and private sectors.

Research & Data Analysis

Learn to conduct original and independent research within and beyond your discipline using methods that will enhance knowledge across many fields. 

Leadership & Collaboration

Develop leadership and collaboration skills to manage multidisciplinary teams in creating breakthrough ideas and finding innovative solutions.

Written and Verbal Communication

Strengthen your ability to communicate complex topics in a compelling way, demonstrate your expertise, and engage with diverse audiences. 

Teaching & Mentoring

Explore best practices in promoting inclusive learning environments, giving constructive feedback, coaching others, and more.

Career Management

Develop lifelong career management skills that will enable you to achieve your current and future professional goals.

Personal Well-being & Effectiveness

Maximize your well-being to support personal effectiveness, resilience, social connectedness, and balance.