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Business
Course # Courses Status
BUS0460 Change Tools for Front Line Leaders and Project Managers

Description: This highly interactive workshop for executives, department heads, managers, supervisors and project leads responsible for implementing business, organizational and technical changes. Helping people thorugh change has become the most urgent challenge for most organizations and leaders regardless of industry or sector. Confusing and poorly managed change can lead to resistance, missed deadlines and cost overruns. Learn how to guide your people through the stages of change and accelerate the speed of acceptance, adoption and implementation. Leave with a practical, step-by-step toolkit for achieving your change implementation objectives.

Length: 7 Hours

Open
HRM0080 Coaching for Continuous Improvement

Description: Coaching is an on-going communication process designed to help individuals develop skills and abilities, confidence and competence. Coaching is used to encourage continued good performance, to correct deviations between current observed performance and standards of performance and to know when and how to push good performance into the realm of exceptional performance.
This on-day workshop will help participants develop others to maximize their personal and professional potential. It will address skills and abilities, confidence and competence and overall l willingness to take responsibility for one's own destiny. Participants will understand the role of coach as mentor and recognize their own strengths and limitations in this role thus enhancing the quality of the working relationship with their staff.

Length: 7 Hours

Open
COMM0120 Dealing with Difficult People

Description: This one-day workshop will help participants recognize the importance of dealing effectively with difficult people, whether they are co-workers, managers, customers, suppliers, members of the community, neighbours or even family. The skills of interpersonal effectiveness are the same, the continued practice of these skills will help develop confidence and competence in dealing with such people and situations.

Length: 7 Hours

Open
COMM0261 Effective Communication Strategies

Description: Communicating is becoming more difficult in today's fast-paced world, and managing the various communication channels requires effective information and formal communication skills. This workshop will help you identify the key elements of communicating and learn specific effective communication strategies.

Length: 7 Hours

Open
MGMT0180 Effective Time Management

Description: In this Workshop, professionals who are seeking improved time-management skills so that they can perform more effectively will learn to identify effective time-management strategies, including establishing priorities, and identifying the tasks that will be critical to achieving those goals through a personal time-management action plan.

Length: 7 Hours

Open
COMM0040 Emotional Intelligence

Description: Research shows that for jobs ofall kinds, emotional intelligence (EQ) is twice as important as IQ plus technical skills combined. EQ is a measure of our emotional and social functioning and significantly responsible for our success and well-being in our personal and professional lives. Effective leaders are the people who know their own strengths and are able to self-manage their emotions to stay flexible and positive. These are the leaders who are able to motivate and get the most out of their very valuable people resource.

Length: 7 Hours

Open
BUS1160 Exceptional Customer Service

Description: One of the most effective and least expensive ways to market a business today is through excellent customer service. This workshop focuses on practical guidance for and effective tools aiding us in dealings with our clients. Students will try new skills to improve upon their own customer service knowledge and experience in a non-threatening environment.

Length: 7 Hours

Open
COMM0050 Flipping Conflict

Description: In a changing workplace, healthy differences can escalate to conflict. Addressing conflict quickly and effectively is a crucial leadership role. This course enables leaders to recognize signs that conflict exists, assess each conflict situation to determine their level of involvement, and serve as a catalyst to encourage those involved in the conflict to achieve resolution. Leaders learn the skills to both provide support and act as mediators.

Length: 7 Hours

Open
MGMT0530 Influence Without Authority

Description: Whether you are an internal expert (SME), project leader or staff support person, gaining the respect and cooperation of others is critical to your success. Without formal authority it can be difficult to get the attention, priority and help you need. Learn the key behaviours that drive positive influence and how to apply different influence styles when working with different people. Earn the respect and trust of others through communicating in a positive, proactive manner. Apply a range of tools that help motivate others to work with you. Create collaborative work relations focused on achieving the goals and results that you are hoping for

Length: 7 Hours

Open
GINT0351 Property Management 101

Description: This workshop will focus on compliance; landlord and tenant rights; and responsibilities. In Ontario, the Residential Tenancy Act (RTA) governs residential rental activities by balancing the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants. This workshop will cover topics such as; Tenancy Agreements, Responsibilities of Landlords, Responsibilities of Tenants, Termination of Tenancies, Assignment and Subletting, Rent Rules, Maintenance Standards, Landlord and Tenant Board, and Enforcement. After completing this workshop participants will gain a better understanding of the concepts and process that should be followed when entered in a landlord tenant relationship.

Length: 3 Hours

Open
EDUC0060 Train The Trainer

Description: For new training professionals and for other trainers who want a hands-on understanding of the training process, this workshop has been designed to provide a practical, ‘how to' guide of the entire training function from needs assessment to evaluation.
This workshop will not only prepare new training staff with crucial survival skills, but also provide experienced trainers with the skills to ensure that adult learners get the most out of their training. You will learn how to conduct a needs analysis and select the best training strategy and use available tools to measure training outcomes. The participant will gain new skills and techniques to create a high impact learning environment including hands-on practice of training techniques, presentation skills, icebreakers and effectively managing the learning environment.

Length: 24 Hours

Open
MGMT0681 Transitioning into the Leadership Role

Description: This highly interactive and engaging session transitions the role of leaders from doing a job and to leading others. Learn how to balance the task and people dimensions of leadership. Understand what helps and hinders effective leadership and how to positively engage people. Apply a range of tools to ensure people are both accountable and empowered to acheive results.

Length: 7 Hours

Open
COMM0271 Working With Teams

Description: This workshop provides an overview of the different types of teams that can currently be found within a manufacturing environment. It will guide participants to use proven techniques that help to build trust within teams and ensure that teams are running at peak efficiency. The ‘activity to transfer learning' gets everyone involved and provides participants with an opportunity to put their newly learned skills to work!

Length: 7 Hours

Open
Computer – Information Technology
Course # Courses Status
COMP0273 Excel Data Management

Description: This course is intended for participants who are familiar with Microsoft Excel and is suitable for users of either version of Microsoft Excel 2013 and or 2016.
Topics include; Maintaining Data, Sorting Lists, Filtering List, Summarizing Data, Working with PivotTables, Working with External Data.

Length: 6 Hours

Open
COMP0271 Excel Level 1

Description: This course is intended for new users of Excel and is suitable for users of either version of Microsoft Excel 2013 or 2016.
Topics include; Getting Started with Excel , Modifying Worksheets, Using Formulas and Functions, Formatting and Viewing Worksheets, Printing Worksheets

Length: 6 Hours

Open
COMP0272 Excel Level 2

Description: This course is intended for participants who are familiar with Microsoft Excel and is suitable for users of either version of Microsoft Excel 2013 and or 2016
Topics include; Worksheet Organization, Advanced Formulas, Using Multiple Workbooks and Worksheets, Working with Charts, Applying Formatting.

Length: 6 Hours

Open
COMP0011 Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 1

Description: This course is intended for people who want to gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft office Excel 2013 that is necessary to create and develop worksheets and learn to use, store and manipulate data. This is an introductory level course suitable for new users.

Length: 6 Hours

Closed
COMP0012 Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 2

Description: This course builds upon the knowledge and skills you've already acquired and sets you on the road to creating advanced workbooks and worksheets including the power of PivotTables and PivotCharts and how slicers can make data filtering as easy as a few clicks of a button.

Length: 6 Hours

Open
COMP0027 Microsoft Excel 2013 level 3 - Data Management

Description: Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to accomplish the following tasks in excel 2013: Create and use Excel tables, as well as add, edit, search for, and delete records in a data list using a form, as well as look up data. Sort records in a data list using a variety of methods. Filter data in a list using a variety of methods, as well as work with filtered data. Create and work with subtotaled lists, as well as use various database functions to summarize data. Create, modify, and work with PivotTables, PivotCharts, and Slicers. Import external data from a variety of sources into Excel.

Length: 6 Hours

Open
Language and Communications
Course # Courses Status
GINT0153 Critique Your Writing with Literary Agent Sam Hiyate

Description: Meet Sam Hiyate, literary agent and president of "The Rights Factory” literary agency in this unique critique group style workshop. The Agent Master Class is a supportive, illuminating, entertaining and provocative environment in which to develop narrative strategies, skills and techniques. Sam's focus is on the shape, structure, voice, characters, stakes, and salability, as much as the language itself. His ultimate goal is to help you position your work uniquely in the market and thus get closer to selling it. Bring your first 10 double-spaced manuscript pages and a one-page summary of your work. Be prepared to read out loud in class. This class fills quickly, please register early to avoid disappointment.

Length: 3 Hours

Open
GINT0152 What Publishers Want -and Authors Need

Description: Today's literary marketplace remains a mystery to up-and-coming writers. Often they ask themselves, what do I do next? How do I write a query letter that will stand out? What are editors really looking for? Most importantly, how do I know that my work is ready to be submitted? Agent Sam Hiyate will examine the publishing world in Canada, the U.S. and international markets in this one-day workshop. What are the market's needs, wants, trends and ‘must haves'? Bring your query letter for your MS for discussion and critique!

Length: 6 Hours

Open
Leadership Series
Course # Courses Status
HRM0080 Coaching for Continuous Improvement

Description: Coaching is an on-going communication process designed to help individuals develop skills and abilities, confidence and competence. Coaching is used to encourage continued good performance, to correct deviations between current observed performance and standards of performance and to know when and how to push good performance into the realm of exceptional performance.
This on-day workshop will help participants develop others to maximize their personal and professional potential. It will address skills and abilities, confidence and competence and overall l willingness to take responsibility for one's own destiny. Participants will understand the role of coach as mentor and recognize their own strengths and limitations in this role thus enhancing the quality of the working relationship with their staff.

Length: 7 Hours

Open
MGMT0180 Effective Time Management

Description: In this Workshop, professionals who are seeking improved time-management skills so that they can perform more effectively will learn to identify effective time-management strategies, including establishing priorities, and identifying the tasks that will be critical to achieving those goals through a personal time-management action plan.

Length: 7 Hours

Open
COMM0040 Emotional Intelligence

Description: Research shows that for jobs ofall kinds, emotional intelligence (EQ) is twice as important as IQ plus technical skills combined. EQ is a measure of our emotional and social functioning and significantly responsible for our success and well-being in our personal and professional lives. Effective leaders are the people who know their own strengths and are able to self-manage their emotions to stay flexible and positive. These are the leaders who are able to motivate and get the most out of their very valuable people resource.

Length: 7 Hours

Open
COMM0050 Flipping Conflict

Description: In a changing workplace, healthy differences can escalate to conflict. Addressing conflict quickly and effectively is a crucial leadership role. This course enables leaders to recognize signs that conflict exists, assess each conflict situation to determine their level of involvement, and serve as a catalyst to encourage those involved in the conflict to achieve resolution. Leaders learn the skills to both provide support and act as mediators.

Length: 7 Hours

Open
EDUC0060 Train The Trainer

Description: For new training professionals and for other trainers who want a hands-on understanding of the training process, this workshop has been designed to provide a practical, ‘how to' guide of the entire training function from needs assessment to evaluation.
This workshop will not only prepare new training staff with crucial survival skills, but also provide experienced trainers with the skills to ensure that adult learners get the most out of their training. You will learn how to conduct a needs analysis and select the best training strategy and use available tools to measure training outcomes. The participant will gain new skills and techniques to create a high impact learning environment including hands-on practice of training techniques, presentation skills, icebreakers and effectively managing the learning environment.

Length: 24 Hours

Open
COMM0271 Working With Teams

Description: This workshop provides an overview of the different types of teams that can currently be found within a manufacturing environment. It will guide participants to use proven techniques that help to build trust within teams and ensure that teams are running at peak efficiency. The ‘activity to transfer learning' gets everyone involved and provides participants with an opportunity to put their newly learned skills to work!

Length: 7 Hours

Open

Publications

Winter 2018 Continuing Education Catalogue
Winter 2018 Catalogue (pdf)

Information in this PDF is available on our website.

Fall 2017 Continuing Education Catalogue
Fall 2017 Catalogue (pdf)

Information in this PDF is available on our website.

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