New Certificates


Posted: Aug 28, 2017


New Accelerated Certificates


Reinventing education to meet the needs of today’s busy working adults

With rapid innovation and constant change occurring in business and technology, there is a need for not only organizations, but also for individuals to continuously evolve and adapt to sustain success. Finding time for learning can be a challenge with our increasingly busier lives.

Until now.

Four new certificates which consist of just three courses, focusing on the skills employers want in a format that takes less time to complete. 

Our new fast-track certificates were developed specifically for working adults who are serious about achieving their career goals. They provide the skills to boost your confidence in the job you have today, while preparing you for the job you want tomorrow.

These certificates count towards a professional certificate if you wish to keep learning in our leadership, conflict management, communications and project management programs.



Leading Through Conflict

Lead purposefully and effectively through conflict.

Conflict is a daily occurrence that can disrupt the momentum for any leader, team or entire organization. Learn to apply a collaborative and nimble approach to resolving conflict and enhance your negotiation skills. Develop strategies to lead difficult conversations, address team tension and resolve conflict.


The Leader’s Role in Resolving Conflict – Sep 14-15 2017, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Leading Difficult Conversations – Dec 11-12 2017, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Negotiation Skills for Leaders – Apr 2-3 2018, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Save $210 when you register for the certificate!


Innovative Thinking

Learn innovative ideas to apply to your current and future business challenges.

In a world where change is the only constant, the need to be innovative has never been more crucial.  Learn flexible, transferable and collaborative methods and tools for approaching problems in creative ways. Inspire others to develop and exercise innovation and creativity in problem-solving.


Design Thinking – Sep 25-26 2017, 9:00am to 4:00pm OR Feb 5-Mar 2 2018, online

Problem-Solving, Decision-Making and Creativity – Nov 2-3 2017, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Sparking Creativity and Engagement – Nov 22 2017, 9:00am to 12:00pm

Save $187 when you register for the certificate!


Digital Communications

Create engaging content, build community, and tell your story.

Digital strategy plays an integral role in communication planning for organizations. Learn to leverage social media, and the effective use of video to tell your story through multiple digital platforms.  Understand how your web content strategy and usability work in collaboration with your digital communications strategy.


Social Media Strategy – Apr 2-3 2018, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Video 101 – May 3-4 2018, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Web Strategy: Audience, Content and Usability – Apr 9–Jun 29, 2018, online

Save $215 when you register for the certificate!


Agile Project Management

Improve your projects, manage conflict, and lead change.

Learn how to apply the principles and techniques of agile project management to improve project delivery, reduce risk, and improve quality when dealing with a project with undefined and continually changing requirements. Keep project communications productive by applying a collaborative method for resolving conflicts and interest-based problems. Develop your skill in assessing change readiness in your project team.


Certified Agile Project Manager – Oct 4-6 2017, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Collaborative Conflict Resolution – Oct 12-13 2017, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Optimizing Change – Oct 23-24 2017, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Save $365 when you register for the certificate!


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