New Certificates


Posted: January 15, 2018


Accelerated Certificates


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

With rapid innovation and constant change in business and technology, there is not only a need for 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 the fast pace of our lives.

Until now.

These six accelerated certificates consist of just three courses, focusing on the skills employers want in a format that takes less time to complete. 

Our 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.



Advanced Project Management

Advance your project management skills and improve your projects.

Refresh your project management skills and learn techniques and methodologies to improve your project outcomes. Learn strategies to improve your resilience and agility as a project manager.

Choose three courses that best meet your professional development needs

Advanced Project Scheduling and Controls
Certified Agile Project Manager
Facilitation Processes
Portfolio Management Essentials
Program Management Essentials
Troubled Project Recovery


Business Essentials

Learn to balance people management with task management and achieve business goals.

This accelerated certificate consisting of six workshops will help develop the competencies essential to achieve success in a management role.  You will develop and practice skills in six cross-functional areas of management

Collaborative Conflict Resolution
Foundations of Financial Management
Performance Management and Communication
Project Management Basics
Strategic Planning
The Effective Leader


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 – Jan 17-19 2018, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Collaborative Conflict Resolution – Apr 5 & 6 2018, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Optimizing Change – Mar 19 & 20 2018, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Save $365 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 – Feb 5-Mar 2 2018, online OR Apr 16 & 17 2018, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Problem-Solving, Decision-Making and Creativity – Mar 22 & 23 2018, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Sparking Creativity and Engagement – Spring, 2018

Save $187 when you register for the certificate!


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.

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

The Leader’s Role in Resolving Conflict – Jul 30 & 31 2018, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Save $210 when you register for the certificate!

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