Fall Skill-Builder Series
- Expand your professional knowledge and skill set in a condensed format designed to fit your fall schedule.
- Stay on top of current industry topics with cutting-edge content focused.
- Learn from some of Canada’s top innovators, thinkers, and makers.
- Choose from a large array of diverse, topical courses including business, technology, career and current events.
Taking place between September and November, the Fall Skill-Builder Series offers one- or two-day courses that span a variety of thought-provoking topics in a dynamic, hands-on workshop setting. Come away with new concepts, connections and models that will expand your horizons both personally and professionally.
Who Should Attend
- Professionals looking to expand their skill-set this fall while managing a busy schedule.
- Recent graduates investigating their career options, looking to augment their skills and explore different industries.
Business Process Management
3473 - Results that Matter
If you need better results at work but don’t know how to get them, this workshop is for you. Whether you’re a project manager, analyst or other professional who faces complex decisions, you’ll learn how to determine better outcomes by asking the right questions, and sorting the information you get in return.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3474 - Understanding Business Process Management
Learn to use Business Process Management (BPM) to improve information and physical processes at work. In this one-day workshop, you’ll discover why BPM is an effective alternative to Six Sigma and Lean methodologies.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3475 - Bridging Cultures for Project Success
Corporations that want global reach today need to plan and implement projects across a range of diverse cultures. In this course, you’ll learn how to recognize cultural differences and react appropriately.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3476 - Building Resilience
Organizations today place multiple demands on leaders requiring them to be strategic, inspire teams, plan and lead change - all while making difficult decisionsWinter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3427 - Startup Funding – Sources & Strategies
Raising capital from external sources is essential for almost all early-stage companies to succeed, yet most entrepreneurs are unable to do so due to lack of knowledge and preparedness. This workshop will provide an insight into the often misunderstood or unknown sources of raising capital related to Venture Capital Funds, Angel Investors, Crowdfunding Platforms, Government Entities, and Blockchain technology.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3386 - Facilities Management Essentials
The course provides an introduction to Facility Management (FM) and the expected knowledge, skills and behavior required to perform as a Facilities Manager. The course introduces the 11 core competencies as outlined by International Facility Management Association (IFMA).Winter - 18 In-class MississaugaRead More
3389 - Blockchain: How Do I Implement it?
3411 - Systematic Creativity and Innovation: Generating Breakthrough Ideas
3399 - 21st Century Leadership: Disrupt the Future
3395 - Digital Transformation
Digital transformation is the new business imperative. But what does that mean to your business? How can you understand it and put it into practice? In this one-day course, you’ll learn digital transformation from the ground up.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3384 - Lean Yellow Belt Training
Leaders in organizations around the world are increasingly adopting the principles of Lean Thinking to better serve their customer’s needs while building internal capability and efficiency. Lean concepts, simple to understand and apply, are a significant departure from traditional management approaches, and help bring dramatic changes.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3424 - Driving Customer Insights with Digital Analytics: Management Essentials for Non-Analytics Managers
Digital and web analytics are at the foundation of driving today’s business growth. Yet, businesses are challenged to close the management-level knowledge gap and begin to drive actionable customer insights from data.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3425 - Instagram for Small Business
There are over 700 million users on Instagram, making the photo-sharing app the perfect place to connect with customers, clients and collaborators. In this one-day interactive course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of creating and executing a strategy to make your small business or personal brand stand out from the rest, to reach your ideal audience and develop a community of advocates loyal to your brand.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3397 - Understanding Display Advertising and Digital Media Buying
3462 - Writing for Professionals: A Creative Edge
In a business world characterized by change and innovation, creative writing has become an essential skill – a skill that is rewarding both professionally and personally. This interactive course will help you develop your creative-critical and communication abilities to influence clients and colleagues.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3396 - Hacking the Networking Code
Not everyone is a natural networker, but being able to connect with others is a valued skill that helps build relationships. In this workshop, you’ll stop seeing networking as a necessary evil and discover opportunities to learn and engage.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3400 - Women and Leadership
Women leaders are increasing in numbers yet still remain underrepresented in many organizations. In this course, you’ll examine the current status of women leaders (with a focus on Canada) and the barriers and obstacles women face in reaching the upper echelons.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3461 - Writing the Self: Taking on Identity
Course Description: Forms are liberating as they are constraining and “finding one’s self” seems to involve a shovel, if not a pen and travel. This class will use poetry, short forms, memoir, and the imagination to explore different facets of identity, and the creation and expression thereof.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3388 - Tell Them Who You Are: Interview Skills
Whether you’re applying for your first job or seeking a promotion, you need to stand out from the crowd. This interactive one-day course will help you make a stronger impact on potential employers and colleagues.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3381 - Change Management for Projects
Building your change management skills has the potential to transform your project success. The world of projects is about change and the most successful projects include a focus on managing change and the people involved.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More
3407 - Web and Mobile Development with Single Page Application Architecture
This course introduces the audience to Single Page Application (SPA) architecture for modern web and mobile application development. We will focus on the clean separation of the front-end user experience and back end services.Winter - 18 In-class Downtown/St. GeorgeRead More