- 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.Read 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.Read 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.Read 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 decisionsRead 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.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
3389 - Blockchain: How do I implement it?
Develop a fundamental understanding of blockchain technology through this non-technical introductory workshop. You will gain an understanding as to where the technology is currently at, and the business models being used to implement it.Read More
3411 - Systematic Creativity and Innovation: Generating Breakthrough Ideas
Greater success at work could depend on your ability to solve problems creatively and generate change. Gain a competitive advantage with this course, which shows creativity is not an inborn trait, but a skill that can be mastered and leveraged in the workplace.Read More
3399 - Leading through Difficulty
(Formerly known as 21st Century Leadership: Disrupt the Future) Innovation often requires disruption. But change also has to be managed in strategic and mindRead 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
3391 - Enterprise Architecture for Business Innovation
As organizations are under increasing pressure to react faster, in step with changes in the environment (new regulations, new technology, new competition, etc), Enterprise Architecture needs to be increasingly seen as a trusted advisor for defining and implementing the Business Strategy. New ways to approach Enterprise Architecture, in more agile ways, enables organizations to innovate not just in technology, but enable an accelerated pace of Business Innovation.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
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
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.Read More
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.Read More
3460 - Curate, Create, Connect: Telling Your Story and Building Your Brand on Pinterest
Telling a story is one thing, creating imagery that both tells a story and resonates with viewers is another. When it comes to achieving the perfect campaign, image is everything.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
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.Read More
3388 - Tell Them Who You Are: Applying Real Job 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.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
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