Clubs & Teams

Long Term Planning & Record Keeping Webinar

#1 in the Increased Support for Clubs & Teams webinar series explores:

  • How to set S.M.A.R.T. goals for the year
  • Tools to host unique online events (other than Zoom)
  • Appropriate dates and times to run events and launch initiatives
  • Collaboration with on and off-campus partners (e.g. MES and MSU clubs, on-campus departments, community groups, student groups at other universities)
  • How to create a work back schedule
  • Record keeping technologies (e.g. Google Drive)
  • How to create transition documents and hold transition meetings

Hosted by Daniel Picone (Student Engagement Specialist).

Featuring McMaster Design League & Women in Engineering Society.

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Sponsorship & Employer Outreach Webinar

#2 in the Increased Support for Clubs & Teams webinar series explores:

  • Figure out what your student group can provide to employers
  • How to create an impactful sponsorship package and employer ask
  • Utilizing your network (i.e. club/team alumni, CDRMs, professors, parents, previous co-op employers, MacEng Alumni office)
  • Collaboration opportunities on campus (i.e. professors, MSU, ECCS, Faculty of Engineering, engineering departments)

Hosted by Daniel Picone (Student Engagement Specialist) and Rachelle Ireson (Program Lead, Employer Development).

Featuring the Baja Racing Team & Chemical Engineering Club.

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Social Media Marketing Crash Course

#3 in the Increased Support for Clubs & Teams Webinar Series explores:

  • Innovative promotional techniques when physical posters and in-person classroom announcements are not an option
  • How to effectively advertise on Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn (Each audience is different!)
    • Creating creative and dynamic content
    • Balancing between sharing content and creating original content
    • Best days and times to post
  • How to create a communication plan for the year (i.e. when to start advertising, what techniques will be used)
  • Google Analytics to track success

Hosted by Daniel Picone (Student Engagement Specialist), Ciara McCann (Digital Marketing & Communications Strategist), and Krista Kim (Digital Marketing Officer).

Featuring the Heavy Construction Student Chapter & McMaster Engineering and Management Society.

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Managing Executive Teams & Fostering Team Cohesion Webinar

#4 in the Increased Support for Clubs & Teams Webinar series explores:

  • Virtual collaborative tools (ex. Trello, Discord, Slack) to keep members engaged
  • How to run virtual meetings and monitor exec member progress
  • How to create a culture of collaboration, initiative, and support à Turning the hierarchy pyramid on its side
  • How to deal with difficult situations (ex. exec members quit, general members not fulfilling duties)
  • Ideas for team building activities to build camaraderie

Hosted by Daniel Picone (Student Engagement Specialist) and Louise Gazzola (Experiential Program Coordinator). 

Featuring DeltaHacks and Engineers Without Borders.

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