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Peer Mentoring

The Career Development Office trains students to be Teaching Assistants (TA) to conduct various Peer Mentoring Workshops such as Excel, Python, Photoshop, and many more (please refer to table below) to their fellow peers. We believe that these workshops allow TAs to build up their confidence and presentation skills and at the same time, inspire their peers to be like them.

BlockchainWorkshop on understanding the basic of blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies (Ethereum/ Bitcoin), Ethereum Mining, and deployment of Smart Contracts.
Financial Modelling
Workshop on creating personal financial management tool and constructing investment portfolio analysis based on specific stock picks, with interactive and dynamic dashboards.
IllustratorWorkshop on creating drawings, illustrations, and artwork, from sketching of personal identity/logo/graphic/stickers to applying designed logo to name card/resume/postcard including 3D and infographics.
Machine Learning Programming
Workshop on writing codes to train machine to make decisions based on pre-defined algorithms, for example, facial recognition and mood recognition from voluminous internet posts. Prior knowledge of Python Programming is required as more advanced concepts, for example, intuition for machine learning using vectorization of data and linear/log/multi-class log regressions.
Photoshop
Workshop on imaging and graphic designs, from photo editing and compositing to digital painting, animation, graphic design and to design your Creative Resume.
Premiere Pro
Workshop on video creation to editing, from pitch/concept proposal to storyboarding, animation and video shoot.
Public SpeakingWorkshop on effective verbal and non-verbal public speaking tips, and how to create impactful presentation slides to impress and express with confidence.
Python ProgrammingWorkshop on writing codes to generate insights and create data visualisation from large chunks of data, including stock price correlation analysis.
SQLHands-on workshop to crafting simple query and to retrieving data from database.
TableauWorkshop to help you visualise, calculate and organise your data, as well as to create dashboards for data manipulation.
VBA for ExcelWorkshop on creating decision-making dashboard for financial analysis, and how to use VBA to iterate pivot tables and dashboard to enhance insights.

Want to be a Peer Mentor as well? Keep a look out on the TA job openings on the CD Portal!


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