Transferable skills courses

  • A set of courses for transferable skills, approved by the EPFL Doctoral Commission (CDoct), is open to all doctoral programs.
  • These courses are not subject to approval from Doctoral programmes.
  • A maximum of 4 credits can be obtained by successfully passing a transferable skills course.
  • These credits should not to be one of those required for the first year.

CDoct Meeting Nr 107, May 28th 2015

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 
 
Oral
2
 
 
 
 
Communication for Research Engineers    (Every year. Next time: spring 2020)
CIVIL-605 
EDCE 
Smith  
Multiple
1
 
 
 
 
Entrepreneurial Opportunity Identification and Exploitation    (The course will be given in 2 blocks: Block 1 - Oct 15-17, 14:00-19:00 Block 2 - Nov 19-21, 14:00-19:00 Registration via IS-Academia Portal )
ENG-632 
EDOC-GE 
Oral presentation
2
 
 
 
 
Exposure: The science-film Hackathon    (Registration via website)
ENG-631 
EDOC-GE 
Salathé
Various lecturers  
Oral presentation
1
 
 
 
 
Innosuisse Business Concept    (Next courses and Registration: https://www.science2market.ch/course-list. Application through link mandatory.)
MGT-642 
EDOC-GE 
Various lecturers  
Project report
4
 
 
 
 
Lecturing and Presenting in Engineering    (Registration via IS-Academia)
ENG-629 
EDOC-GE 
Project report
2
 
 
 
 
MINTT: Management of Innovation and technology transfer (EDOC)    (Registration via mintt's website (mintt.epfl.ch) // Next session will be announced early 2020)
ENG-623 
EDOC-GE 
Catana
Various lecturers  
Project report
2
 
 
 
 
Open Science in Practice    (Registration via: osip2019.epfl.ch EPFL Campus 2 - 6 September 2019 )
ENG-800 
EDOC-GE 
Beyer  
Project report
2
 
 
 
 
Presenting Research in English    (Registration via Language Centre EPFL (UNIL) CdL)
ENG-630 
EDOC-GE 
 
Oral presentation
1
 
 
 
 
Written
2
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
MGT-641(d) 
EDOC-GE 
Foray  
Term paper
2
 
 
 
 
Thèse en 180 secondes    (Registration via http://mediacom.epfl.ch/mt180 )
ENG-626 
EDOC-GE 
Various lecturers  
Oral presentation
1