Transferable Skills Courses

A set of courses for transferable skills, approved by the EPFL Doctoral Commission (Cdoct), is open to all doctoral programs

Cours Transferable skills

EDOC General and external courses

Courses
Code
 
Programs
 
Lecturers
Exam
 
Credits
 
 
 
 
 
Academic Writing for Doctoral Students (1)    (Registration via Language Centre EPFL (UNIL) CdL only )
ENG-627 
EDOC-GE 
 
Written
2
 
 
 
 
Coaching for Communicating in English in an Academic Context    (Registration via Language Centre EPFL (UNIL) CdL only)
ENG-635 
EDOC-GE 
Various lecturers  
Written & Oral
1
 
 
 
 
Communication for Research Engineers    (Given for the last time : Oct 2020, Max.12 persons)
CIVIL-607 
EDOC-GE 
Smith  
Written & Oral
2
 
 
 
 
Entrepreneurial Opportunity Identification and Exploitation    (The course will be given online in 2 blocks: Block 1 - Oct 13-15-20-22, 14:00-17:30 Block 2 - Nov 10-12-17-19, 14:00-17:30 For PhD via IS-Academia, for MA https://go.epfl.ch/registering-courses-exams)
ENG-632 
EDOC-GE 
Oral presentation
2
 
 
 
 
Innosuisse Business Concept (SPRING)    (Next courses and Registration: https://www.science2market.ch/course-list. Application through link mandatory.)
MGT-642(b) 
EDOC-GE 
Various lecturers  
Project report
4
 
 
 
 
Lecturing and Presenting in Engineering    ((4 week campus-based course starts 14 January 2021. For PhD via IS-Academia, for Master students https://go.epfl.ch/registering-courses-exams)
ENG-629 
EDOC-GE 
Project report
2
 
 
 
 
Ma thèse en 180 secondes    (Next time: 2021-2022 // Registration via: https://www.epfl.ch/campus/events/fr/evenements/evenements-publics/ma-these-en-180-secondes/ )
ENG-626 
EDOC-GE 
Various lecturers  
Oral presentation
1
 
 
 
 
MINTT: Management of Innovation and technology transfer (EDOC)    (Registration via mintt's website (mintt.epfl.ch) // Next session will be held in June 2021)
ENG-623 
EDOC-GE 
Project report
3
 
 
 
 
Presenting Research in English    (Registration via Language Centre EPFL (UNIL) CdL)
ENG-630 
EDOC-GE 
 
Oral presentation
1
 
 
 
 
Producing evidence that makes sense to policy    (More information about the study-plan table-like of the course and its different topics/modules is available at: https://go.epfl.ch/eng_638. Note that new topics are added as IRGC organises new events/projects. )
ENG-638 
EDOC-GE 
Term paper
2
 
 
 
 
Science and Engineering Teaching and Learning    (Flexible course with both online and on-campus components. Exam 10 Dec, 2020 or 7 June 2021. For PhD via IS-Academia, for Master students https://go.epfl.ch/registering-courses-exams)
ENG-624 
EDOC-GE 
Written
2
 
 
 
 
SciFilmIt Hackathon    (Next time: Spring 2021 Registration via website (http://scifilm.it/))
ENG-631 
EDOC-GE 
Salathé
Various lecturers  
Oral presentation
1
 
 
 
 
Supervising Students in Projects and Labs    (Postponed until further notice)
ENG-633 
EDOC-GE 
Oral
1
 
 
 
 
MGT-641(a) 
EDOC-GE 
Various lecturers  
Term paper
2
 
 
 
 
MGT-641(b) 
EDOC-GE 
Finger  
Term paper
2
 
 
 
 
MGT-641(c) 
EDOC-GE 
Various lecturers
de Rassenfosse  
Term paper
2
 
 
 
 
Technology and Public Policy - (d) Technology and innovation policies for grand and global challenges    (Next time: November 19th - 26th & December 7th - 17th 2020 (9.30am - 5pm) For PhD via IS-Academia, for Master students https://go.epfl.ch/registering-courses-exams)
MGT-641(d) 
EDOC-GE 
Foray  
Term paper
2