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Start the new year with some of our NEW courses!

 

With the new year upon us, it’s the perfect time to branch out into something new or refresh your current skillset. So, whether you’d like to start a career in writing, technology, leadership, or combine them, we’ve compiled a list of new courses to get you started.

Make lifelong learning your new year’s resolution with some of our new courses!

 


 

1. PMP Exam Preparation

Date  Jan 10 to Feb 7, Jan 13 to Feb 10

Format  Online: Live

Managing Change

 

Prepare to write the PMP® (Project Management Professional) exam

Offered in collaboration with Procept Associates Ltd. This course is an intense review of PMP® exam material. Supplementary materials and practice exam questions are provided for you to use during and after the course to help prepare you for the exam.

 

Why Not Complete the Certificate?

This Course Applies Towards the Following Certificates: Professional Certificate in Project Management  

 

 

2. Policy and Procedure Writing

Date  Jan 17 to Feb 11

Format  Online: Paced

Policy and Procedure

 

Organize and format policies and procedures for high usability.

Practice preparing a document analysis for policies and procedures. Understand the fundamentals of policy and procedure writing – from content research to content verification – to ensure professional documentation.  

 

Why Not Complete the Certificate?

This Course Applies Towards the Following Certificates: Professional Certificate in Business Communication

 

 

3. Introduction to Fiction

Date  Jan 17 to Feb 25

Format  Online: with real-time learning

Fiction

 

Master writing techniques

Add strength to your writing and to the development of the writer’s craft by studying the elements of story including: character, plot, scene, setting, point of view, theme, narration and dialogue. Participate in an in-class workshop for constructive feedback – an essential component of the creative process.

 

Why Not Complete the Certificate?

This Course Applies Towards the Following Certificates: Professional Certificate in Creative Writing 

 

 

4. Full Stack Web Development

Date  Jan 24 to Jun 24

Format  Virtual Bootcamp

Full Stack Web Development

 

Gain In-Demand Web Development Skills

Our program, powered by RoboGarden, teaches you the skills to build a website and mobile app. Through an interactive game-based approach, learn the skills of front-end and back-end development work. You will finish the program with a professional portfolio that includes publishing your application to an app store or launching your web application!

 

Why Not Complete the Certificate?

This Course Applies Towards the Following Certificates: Professional Certificate in Project Management 

 

 

5. Exploring Renaissance Art of the 15th and 16th Centuries

Date  Jan 25 to Mar 1

Format  Online: Live

Exploring Renaissance Art of the 15th and 16th Centuries

 

The Renaissance period witnessed a flurry of artistic production in Italy and northern Europe, which resulted in some of the finest and the most influential art ever created.

At the completion of this course, you will be able to identify and describe the major artistic features of Italian and Northern Renaissance paintings,  their influence on later artistic styles, and identify the names and works of select Renaissance artists.

 

 

6. Python for Machine Learning

Date  Feb 7 to Mar 18

Format  Online: Self-paced

Python

 

Test, try, and implement a freelance coding assignment.

Discover the machine learning models that interpret large amounts of data. Learn how to solve data sets and predictive problems utilizing Python libraries.

 

Why Not Complete the Certificate?

This Course Applies Towards the Following Certificates: Python for Machine Learning 

 

 

7. Tools For Success In Writing

Date  Feb 7 to Mar 18

Format  Online: with real-time learning

>Tools For Success In Writing

 

Use tools to capture creativity

Learn how to create a plan for your writing project and leverage valuable tools to keep you on track. From dedicated writing software to note-taking apps designed to enhance creativity, learn how to evaluate and identify what works best for your writing style.

 

 

 

 

8. Crisis Communication

Date  Feb 14 to Mar 11

Format  Online: with real-time learning

Crisis Communications

 

Identify the most effective strategies for dealing with the media and key stakeholders in a time of crisis.

Discover how you can protect and maintain the reputation and image of your organization during a sudden emergency or ongoing issue. Learn how to build a crisis communication plan for a quick and effective response when a crisis hits.

 

Why Not Complete the Certificate?

This Course Applies Towards the Following Certificates: Professional Certificate in Communications and Public Relations

 

 

9. Needs Assessment

Date  Mar 7 to Apr 15

Format  Online: with real-time learning

Needs Assessment

 

Examine methods used to determine learning needs in a variety of contexts.

Become acquainted with the Needs Assessment: the crucial first step on the path to customizing learning solutions, designing instruction and putting the learner at the centre of learning.

 

Why Not Complete the Certificate?

This Course Applies Towards the Following Certificates: Professional Certificate in Learning and Development 

 

 

10. Employee Communications

Date  Mar 21 to Apr 15

Format  Online: with real-time learning

Employee Communication

 

Define employee communications and understanding your organization’s culture.

Explore techniques needed to recognize your employee’s information needs, and discover the strategies that align employee information requirements with your organizational vision, mission, and goals.

 

Why Not Complete the Certificate?

This Course Applies Towards the Following Certificates: Professional Certificate in Communications and Public Relations 

 

 

11. Humour Writing: Jest for Laughs

Date  Mar 21 to Apr 29

Format  Online: with real-time learning

Humour Writing

 

Exercise your funny bone

You might just be the next Steve Martin, Tina Fey or David Sedaris! Develop your skills as a comedy writer by studying various forms of humour writing. Come prepared to laugh and learn each week with award-winning instructor Mark Kearney.

 

Why Not Complete the Certificate?

This Course Applies Towards the Following Certificates: Professional Certificate in Creative Writing 

 

 


 

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