- Expand your professional knowledge and skill set in a condensed format designed to fit your schedule.
- Stay on top of current industry topics with cutting-edge content.
- 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.
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
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.Read 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).Read More
3437 - Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Investing
Would you like to learn the easiest way to get into cryptocurrency investing? Also, would you like to take advantage of the huge potential of the cryptocurrency market which is made possible through “fin tech”? If your answers are yes to both questions, this workshop is for you. This one-day workshop will demystify the nuances of cryptocurrencies, the technology behind them, and provide a detailed analysis of the opportunities and risks associated with cryptocurrency investing.Read More
Finance and Technology
3411 - Creative-Thinking for Innovation: Actionable Breakthrough Ideas On-Demand
(Formerly Systematic Creativity and Innovation: Generating Breakthrough Ideas) Need to jump-start a project or bring forward fresh strategic ideas at work? IRead More
3395 - Digital Transformation: Framework for Business Growth
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.Read More
3530 - Sensitive Communication Skills for Today's Workplace
During our professional work experiences we engage with people who, like us, are going through a range of lived experiences. How effectively our conversations go, especially as to difficult messages, whether hearing them or giving them, provides a measure as to how well the message is understood and everyone relates.Read More
3483 - Leading by Design - Applying Design Thinking to Leadership
Today’s leaders face many challenges such as an increasingly diverse workforce, rapid technological changes and the pressure to innovate. Design Thinking is a methodology that can be used to create products and services that better meet the needs of their intended user(s).Read More
3563 - Creating A Workplace Culture of Mental Health
In this full day, interactive course you’ll learn how to make mental health and well-being in the workplace more approachable, practical and participatory. You’ll better understand how to build positive team culture at work supporting mental health, beyond policy and beyond just spending money.Read 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.Read More
3545 - Agile Marketing
Successful marketing today demands distinct customer value, great experiences and achieving growth with measurable results. The problem, however, is we can’t rely on out-dated marketing management methods that no longer work in an always-on digital world.Read 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.Read More
3540 - Career and Job Search Strategies for the Digital Age
Traditional ways of applying and interviewing for jobs are giving way to complex branding efforts. If you’re in the market, you need search and response strategies that work in the digital age.Read 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.Read More
3381 - Change Management and 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.Read More
3383 - Agile Bootcamp for Executives and Senior Managers
With the widespread adoption of agile project delivery methods within our organizations, project teams and project managers work in new, innovative ways to avoid waste and to be more flexible to changes raised during the project. Most agile training focuses on the project managers and the people on the team designing and building the deliverables.Read 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.Read More