The Fall 2023 Competency Symposium features four program themes:
Learn from subject matter experts about how to establish a culture of awareness and learning among students, campus collaborators, and partners and the importance and impact competencies have on student success, institutional effectiveness, and graduate outcomes.
Hear from expert colleagues about assessing competency proficiency among students, approaches to sharing assessment results with students to enhance proficiency development over time, tactics to measure the overall proficiency of student cohorts, and methods to gauge the impact of an organizations competency program.
Employers now prioritize competency proficiency as more important than GPA, and in some cases, major when engaging candidates. Learn how to coach students to contextually articulate their competency proficiency to employers in cover letters, resumes, interviews, and other interactions with employers.
Hone strategies and practices that leverage competencies/skills within the talent acquisition life cycle including diversifying your internship and entry-level workforce, internship programs, candidate selection, interviewing process, etc.
Following this program, you will be able to: