Become the professional you want to be.
MyGPD is an initiative of the School of Graduate Studies Centre for Graduate Professional Development (CGPD) designed to help all graduate students prepare for their future by advancing the development of important transferable skills and competencies.
MyGPD will help you:
In other words, MyGPD will help you become the professional you want to be.
How it works
Our new virtual learning space holds a wide range of events, courses, resources, and workshops, offered through a variety of program partners, which you choose based on your professional development goals.
Supports & resources
MyGPD supports and resources are listed in three ways. We encourage you to explore them in any way you wish.
Here’s a sense of the type of content you can expect:
When you’re done
Much like research, professional development is an indefinite, iterative process. Approximately every 6 months, check in with your team and your plan and ask:
Rethink and reformulate your plan and then look at offerings that will help you with this revised plan. Fit these offerings into your upcoming schedule.
After completing approximately 60 hours of professional development, you are eligible for a transcript notation. Submit a notation form and a reflective piece on your experience, and a note will be added to your transcript recognizing your significant work.
Accessing MyGPD on Quercus
Accessing MyGPD is easy:
- Click here to enrol in MyGPD (it is designed as a course on Quercus). You will be required to login with your UTORid and password.
- Once you are logged in, click the button on the right to go to the course.
That’s it! You should see MyGPD in your course listing as shown to the right.
Do you need help accessing MyGPD? Want to share your experiences with us or provide a quote for our website? Do you have ideas for future MyGPD offerings or enhancements? Email us!