Going beyond your comfort zone: Tips and tricks to improve your business skills

3-4 p.m. Session

What skill professionally would you like to learn or improve? Whether it be negotiating a raise, presenting your ideas, or navigating work relationships, this session will cover how to go outside your comfort zone at work.

Presenter: Émilie Nollet

Émilie Nollet is completing a Ph.D. in business administration HEC Montréal and a project management certification at Montreal chapter’s of PMI. She specializes in organisational development, corporate social responsibility and social inclusion through entrepreneurship. She’s a founder of ÉAU, a business in social innovation in the field of precision agriculture, which she left the direction of in autumn 2018. In addition of her consultant role at Propulsio 360, Émilie teaches entrepreneurship at UQÀM. She received over twenty awards and scholarships related to entrepreneurship and to her research and was a panelist during national and international events such as the COP23, FAO’s forum on food security and nutrition and the first Quebec Conference on Circular Economy (Assises québécoises de l’Économie circulaire). She’s sitting on two boards of directors: Écotech Québec and the Institut du Nouveau Monde (INM).