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Browse the courses we have to offer and find the option that’s right for you. If you are already in a program, find the courses you need to continue working on your credential. If you are not yet in a program, consider the future possibility of applying your course(s) to a program, if applicable, to pursue a UM credential and keep learning with us.

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Required courses

CHRD 0110 - Advising Essentials

This course allows advisors to examine how academic advising is one key to student academic success and retention at our colleges and universities. Current literature and research on academic advising will be reviewed.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

FINC 0380 - Municipal Accounting

The course objectives are to teach appropriate municipal accounting procedures, and interpretation and uses of accounting data. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C in FINC 0180.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $715.00

MGMT 0202 - Staff Training and Development

This course focuses on contemporary organizational and staff development issues in public and private sector organizations within Canada. This course will focus on aspects of employer-sponsored learning, competencies, skills and methods used by Training and Development professionals, and the processes of training, needs analysis and evaluation. The course addresses organizational concerns such as performance improvement, transfer of training, organizational development and organizing the training function. Current practices and trends are also discussed.

Start Date: January 30, 2023

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $535.00

Start Date: September 26, 2022

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $535.00

HRM 0110 - Human Resource Legislation

Provincial and some federal legislation regulating human resource management will be discussed. The course covers matters arising out of the Labour Relations Act, the Human Rights Code, the Employment Standards Act and related legislation, the Canadian Constitution, the Worker’s Compensation Act, the Pay Equity Act and other related labour and human resource legislation.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

HRM 0122 - Recruitment and Selection

This course examines the role of staff recruitment and selection within the context of the human resource management role in organizations from both an external and internal point of view. Major topics include: staffing in the context of employment planning, work analysis and legislation, managing human resource acquisition from external sources, recruitment, selection interviews, employment testing, managing human resource flow internal to the organization, orientation, probationary evaluation, career planning, and down-sizing, retirement and succession planning.

Start Date: September 26, 2022

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $535.00
This section currently has no seats available.
Please contact Extended Education for information on waitlists, additional sections and future course offerings.

HRM 0126 - Strategic Human Resource Planning

Strategic human resource planning is pivotal to an organization as it links to HR management policies and procedures with the mission and overall strategic plan of the organization while recognizing and addressing the needs of employees. By providing a unified focus and communicating performance expectations to employees, strategic human resource planning enhances organizational performance. In the current innovate-or -die business environment, maximizing performance helps business stay ahead of the competition. This course introduces students to strategic management, the strategic planning process, organization design and structure, current economic, societal and technological trends impacting HR and change management.

Start Date: October 03, 2022

  • Length: 8 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $425.00
This section currently has no seats available.
Please contact Extended Education for information on waitlists, additional sections and future course offerings.

HRM 0128 - Measuring Human Resource Efficiency and Effectiveness

Traditionally, one challenge facing the HR professional has been the measurement of the apparently intangible goals and performance of the HR department, due to the lack of adequate data. Today HR metrics provide a method of measuring the effectiveness and efficiency of the various functions of the HR department, thus resulting in a financially-accountable department. HR metrics quantify the cost and impact of employee programs and HR processes as well as measure the success (or failure) of HR initiatives. This course introduces students to HR metrics and measures, which include the concepts of cost per hire, yield ratio, turnover costs, training investment factor and revenue factor. This course will also address HR audits, HRIS design principles and reporting.

Start Date: September 19, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $220.00

FINC 0200 - Introductory Accounting for Business

Introductory Accounting for Business is concerned with the use, interpretation and analysis of accounting data. The accounting process is studied to provide an understanding of the principles used to prepare financial statements. In accounting theory, you will be exposed to generally accepted accounting principles and properly prepared financial statements. You will also be shown how to read and understand these statements, as well as to see the effect of routine business transactions upon them. Accounting for cost control and profit planning explores concepts such as job order costing, process costing and break-even analysis. Financial analysis deals with comparative analysis and methods used to identify financial strengths and weaknesses of the business. The objective is to make you a better manager, not a good accountant.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00
This section currently has no seats available.
Please contact Extended Education for information on waitlists, additional sections and future course offerings.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

FINC 0300 - Financial Management

Designed to give you a broad overview of the field, this course will introduce you to managerial finance, show how it relates to other functions of the organization and describe the role of finance in achieving organizational objectives. Particular attention will be focused on topics such as financial analysis, management of working capital, capital budget, short-term and long-term funding and cost of capital. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C in FINC 0200.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0120 - Managerial Communication

Your success in business depends heavily on your ability to communicate efficiently and effectively. By successfully completing this course, you will be familiar with key strategies and skills in effectively handling both oral and written business communications (letter writing, report writing, and oral presentations). Other topics included are listening skills, resume and letter of application, and non-verbal communication.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0130 - Canadian Business Law

This course provides an overview of business law and a basic understanding of general terminology with respect to the nature and origins of law, law of torts, nature and law of contracts, negotiable instruments, and forms of ownership. On successfully completing this course, students will understand the various types of contracts, their use and special requirements.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0400 - Strategic Analysis

In this final course in the CIM program, you will have the opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge accumulated in earlier courses to multi-dimensional case problems. Through case analysis and classroom discussion, you will learn and apply a business policy system and decision making model. The business policy system requires a disciplined approach to identifying strategy based on environmental, resources, and other issues. You will be expected to synthesize these issues and apply the decision making model to develop management action plans. Upon successful completion of this course, you will have developed an understanding of the processes of general management.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

FINC 0180 - Introductory Accounting for Municipal Managers

This is a practical introductory course providing a basic understanding of how accounting information is prepared and used. This course covers financial and management accounting topics including: an introduction to the accounting and financial reporting process and an analysis of balance sheets and income statements, a study of cost behaviour and estimation techniques, and the budgeting process.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $715.00

MGMT 0280 - Municipal Law

This course provides students with knowledge of those aspects of law which they are likely to encounter in the performance of their duties in municipal/community offices.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $715.00

HRM 0124 - Workplace Health and Safety

For most organizations today, the health and safety of workers is paramount to a vibrant and effective workplace; thus, HR professionals must have a solid understanding of workplace health and safety issues, policies and legislation. This course provides students with the knowledge, skills, and practical application needed to develop and ensure compliance to modern health, safety and wellness poilicies and procedures. Topics include current legislation within Canada, workers compensation, hazards, risks and interventions, and wellness programs.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $220.00

MGMT 0180 - Municipal Administration

This is a study of the functioning of a municipal/community office with particular reference to the principles and problems of administration and the machinery involved in operating the office.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $715.00

PDAL 0110 - Program Design

This course introduces aspects of program design such as design analysis, learning outcomes, and development of materials. Course includes a 6-hour applied project component. No prerequisite requirement but it is strongly recommended that students complete Adult Learners prior to enrolling.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

PDAL 0100 - Adult Learners

This course provides an introduction to adult learning theory and the competencies required to design and deliver adult education or training. it will also offer an introduction to the program's applied learning component. No prerequisite requirement.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

PDAL 0120 - Needs Assessment

This course focuses on needs assessment as a powerful tool for planning programs and accomplishing the desired outcomes. Course includes a 6-hour applied project component. No prerequisite requirement but it is strongly recommended that students complete Adult Learners prior to enrolling.

Start Date: October 24, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

PDAL 0130 - Facilitation and Instruction

This course prepares students to facilitate learning by creating engaging learning environments, fostering learning, and assessing learning objectives. Course includes a 6-hour applied project component. No prerequisite requirement but it is strongly recommended that students complete Adult Learners prior to enrolling.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

PDAL 0160 - Program Evaluation

This course provides students with the tools to assess the learning experience and determine whether learning objectives have been achieved. Course includes a 6-hour applied project component. No prerequisite requirement but it is strongly recommended that students complete Adult Learners prior to enrolling.

Start Date: February 27, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

PDAL 0170 - Applied Project

This course enables students to apply theoretical and applied learning components in an individualized integrative project. All core courses must be completed prior to enrolling (PDAL 0100, PDAL 0110, PDAL 0120, PDAL 0130, PDAL 0140, PDAL 0150, PDAL 0160 with a minimum grade of C in each course).

Start Date: November 07, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $220.00

MSKL 0100 - Mathematical Skills

You will learn how to apply mathematical skills to both elementary and computationally complicated situations, consistently and with confidence. Class format includes a review of fundamental concepts, demonstrations, problem-solving, applications, and regular testing, including a final exam. Resources handbook is available in UMLearn for download. These same resources can also be purchased in a print version at the U of M Bookstore.  

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 13 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 13 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: September 13, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: September 13, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: September 13, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 17, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

MSKL 0050 - Basic Skills in Mathematics

This course provides an overview of basic computational, algebra and geometric concepts, the mastery of which will be essential for success in a pre-calculus course. Students will learn the basic concepts of calculations involving integers and fractions, algebraic computations such as factoring and solving equations, as well as some geometry such as coordinator geometry and right angle trigonometry. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a letter grade which will demonstrate preparation for entry into MSKL 0100 Math Skills course, a pre-requisite to many first year mathematics courses.

Start Date: October 03, 2022

  • Length: 11 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 20 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

PSKL 0100 - Physics Skills

This course provides a review of high school physics. Upon fulfillment of the course requirements you will receive a pass/fail, acceptable to the Department of Physics as evidence of preparation for entry into selected University of Manitoba physics courses.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 13 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0190 - Quality Assurance Planning

This course is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of quality assurance from a manager's perspective. Concepts and their applications will be discussed in terms of the service and manufacturing sectors.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

MGMT 0192 - Quality Improvement: Principles and Procedures

The objectives of this course are to introduce you to statistical quality control techniques and illustrate how these techniques are used in practice. These concepts and procedures can be applied to both manufacturing and service industries.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

HRM 0210 - Total Compensation

This course is an introduction to compensation and benefits administration. Attention will be given to the means by which compensation equity is achieved in organizations. Topics covered include job analysis and design, job evaluation, development and use of wage and salary surveys and benefit policies and practices. The benefits part of the course will include a discussion of public and private benefit programs and pension plans.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

HRM 0100 - Managing the Human Resource Function

This course introduces the strategic management of the human resource functions within various types of organizations. While taking into account recent changes in the economic, social and legal environment, it examines the essential functions of recruitment, selection, performance management, training and development, health and safety, counselling, union/management relations and compensation.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0152 - Assessment of Academic Advising

Participants in this course will develop a definition of academic advising for their advising unit. They will set advising outcomes for students, advisors, and advising units and design a program of assessment for an advising unit. Students will also learn how to continue to use the program of assessment once it is developed.

Start Date: April 03, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

BUAN 0100 - Business Analysis Fundamentals

This course examines the professional roles and responsibilities of business analysts; provides an overview of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK); and introduces BA concepts, methodologies, techniques, and tools. After outlining BA's historical and contemporary contexts, the course considers emerging trends and technologies that are shaping the field's future. Also explored are fundamental skills and competencies required to carry out BA tasks. Business Analysis Fundamentals is a prerequisite for all other core courses except MGMT 0520: Excellence in Communication.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

COUN 0100 - Counselling Skills - Level I

This is the screening course of the Applied Counselling Certificate Program and is an opportunity for the instructor and the student to assess personal suitability and/or readiness to participate in the program. Students will be introduced to a client centred helping model and will learn, practice and begin to integrate the Level I counselling skills of attending, listening, empathy and probing. Self-awareness, as it relates particularly to values and attitudes congruent to the helping skills, will be examined throughout this course and in Levels II and III.

Start Date: September 13, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 9 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0200 - Counselling Skills - Level II

Progressive practice of the skills learned in Level I are further increased. The focus is on the practice and development of advanced accurate empathy, facilitative self-disclosure, confrontation and immediacy. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C+ in COUN 0100.

Start Date: October 24, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 9 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0242 - Working with Groups

Participants gain an understanding of how groups are used in counselling and the roles and functions of the facilitator. You learn about forming a group and group process and have a brief opportunity to conduct a group in class. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C+ in COUN 0100.

Start Date: November 22, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 9 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0240 - Working with Families

Working with families involves different dynamics, therapeutic skills and interventions than those used for counselling individuals or working with groups. Participants develop an understanding of systemic thinking and its application to working with families and explore a variety of therapeutic approaches and tools of intervention in family counselling. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C+ in COUN 0100.

Start Date: February 08, 2023

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 7 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0300 - Counselling Skills - Level III

Progressive practice of the skills learned in previous levels with specific reference to helping clients develop strategies for action, goal setting, planning and carrying out strategies. The ending process of the counselling relationship is also explored. Prerequisites: a grade of no less than C+ in BOTH of COUN 0100 and COUN 0200.

Start Date: January 17, 2023

  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 7 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0400 - Capstone Course

The capstone course will attempt to integrate material covered in previous courses, while introducing a range of new materials related to proposal writing, collecting data, analyzing data, and writing the final report. Prerequisites: a grade of no less than C+ in EACH of COUN 0202, COUN 0240, COUN 0242, and COUN 0300.

Start Date: February 04, 2023

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 6 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

LDRS 0540 - The Art and Practice of Team Leadership

This course will focus on a systems thinking approach to team learning and team leadership. It will encourage a systemic perspective to ensure organic communication with the immediate organizational environment and knowledge of influences of the environment on the team. It also aims at fostering appreciation of shared leadership in team work and its relevance in the context of current organizational demands. Learners will develop understanding of five critical principles that promote or stand in the way of effective teamwork and team leadership. At an applied level, learners will learn to express themselves authentically and with clarity so they can learn from each other. It will offer concrete ways to increase awareness, choices, and freedom with all the personal integrity, responsibility, and accountability those ideas imply. Specific tools will be offered for building enduring relationships and develop greater trust in groups and teams.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00
This section currently has no seats available.
Please contact Extended Education for information on waitlists, additional sections and future course offerings.

MGMT 0100 - Canadian Business: An Introduction

This course will introduce you to contemporary business management in the Canadian context. You will examine the management functions of planning, organizing, directing and controlling and the business functions of personnel, marketing, production and finance. You will learn basic business management concepts through class interaction. On completion, you will be aware of the fundamentals of today's managerial world and will be able to discuss current issues challenging Canadian business.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00
This section currently has no seats available.
Please contact Extended Education for information on waitlists, additional sections and future course offerings.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0520 - Excellence in Communication

Successful leadership is closely linked to the ability to communicate convincingly, efficiently and effectively. By successfully completing this course, students will become familiar with key strategies in effectively applying a wide range of organizational communication strategies and styles.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

EEAS 0120 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

AI is moving forward in several distinct areas, such as computer vision, natural language processing, robotics, and automated speech recognition. Participants will learn the differences between these applications and how advances in these areas can be employed to solve a range of real-world business and organizational problems. In addition, participants will understand and explore the ethics, social impact, and responsibility of building AI solutions by learning how to keep AI safe from adversaries, detecting and protecting against the unintended consequences of AI, addressing and preventing AI bias, safeguarding against mistakes made by AI, and approaching human-AI interactions with a critical lens.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

EEAS 0130 - Building Information Modeling Fundamentals I

This course provides a broad introduction to BIM (Building Information Modeling). BIM is defined and the evolution of BIM is contrasted with traditional methods. The various dimensions of BIM throughout the project lifecycle and global, national, and regional adoption trends are presented. Other topics include benefits of BIM for design change management and potential of BIM to improve sustainability.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $535.00

EEAS 0132 - Building Information Modeling Fundamentals II

In this course, emphasis will be placed on Open BIM, and open standards, guidelines, and workflows across building construction disciplines for integrated project delivery (IPD). Students will gain an understanding of benefits, challenges, and other critical considerations such as data security that impact an organization's capacity to adopt BIM. Benefits of adoption for all AECOO industry stakeholders are addressed.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $535.00

BUAN 0110 - Planning and Monitoring

This course focuses on Business Analysis (BA) practices associated with planning and monitoring. It will define stakeholder roles and responsibilities, as well as how to effectively communicate with stakeholders. In addition to covering how to develop budgets and financial analyses, the course examines broader strategies of resource allocation. Further topics include determining necessary deliverables; how to approach, trace, and prioritize requirements; and adopting metrics for monitoring and assessment. Prerequisite: BUAN 0100.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

MGMT 0110 - Organizational Behaviour

This course is designed to increase your understanding of human behaviour in the workplace. Topics include leadership, motivation, group dynamics and teamwork, problem solving, organization structure and change management.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

BUAN 0120 - Elicitation & Collaboration

This course addresses tasks that business analysts will perform to obtain information from and manage collaborations with stakeholders. It explores a variety of techniques for performing elicitation and collaboration activities. It also examines ways of overcoming challenges when applying these techniques in real world business situations. Methods for testing and confirming elicitation results are also addressed. Prerequisite: BUAN 0100.

Start Date: October 24, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

BUAN 0130 - Requirements Life Cycle Management

A fundamental purpose of requirements life cycle management is to ensure that business, stakeholder, and solution requirements remain productively aligned. This course explores how requirements emerge and interact, and how requirements can be effectively managed throughout their life cycle. The course also examines how solution requirements and designs are impacted by factors such as changing priorities, market fluctuations, and new information. Prerequisite: BUAN 0100.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

BUAN 0140 - Strategy and Enterprise Analysis

Strategy analysis is often the starting point for initiating a new project, and it involves determining the most effective ways of mobilizing the resources and capabilities of an enterprise to reach a desired set of goals and objectives. This course explores the components of strategy and enterprise analysis to identify problems and locate solutions; advancing from a current state towards a future state; and responding to new information and unanticipated factors. Prerequisite: BUAN 0100.

Start Date: February 27, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

CUCA 0100 - Financial Management and Budgeting

This course will provide you with a clear understanding of the organization’s financing and the resource allocation process and it will look at various budget policies and allocation techniques. It will also provide you with the tools to prepare and deal confidently with budgets and financial projections, and to become a better informed decision-maker and manager.

Start Date: November 14, 2022

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0104 - Powerful Communication Through Writing

Powerful Communication through Writing gives you the skills, resources, and practice to produce effective text – from email to program proposals. Business and administrative writing depends on context and current usage; this course starts with you – as a university employee with responsibilities. Writing skills develop through practice, feedback, and rewriting; this course builds critical editing and revising skills to improve your writing. Powerful Communication aims to help you write with clarity and verve.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0102 - Mission, Culture, and Governance in Higher Education

This course will provide students with an overview of the development of Canadian colleges and universities. Specifically the course will examine the factors that have led to their current level of development and how they are governed. The modern mission of the university and its relationship with government and society at large will be explored. Finally the roles of the faculty and administration and the resultant tension between these cultures will be examined.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0106 - The Role of the Student and Student Needs

This course will serve as a primer in viewing students and student success from a wider perspective, which includes student development and understanding the needs of a diverse group of students. The course will also review the relationships between students and post secondary institutions as well as approaches to contemporary student issues (e.g. use of technology). Having knowledge about students and their needs can inform our work with students and thereby guide our interactions, the provision of services, and implementation of programs to foster student success.

Start Date: February 06, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0124 - Managing Organizational Change

This course provides insights and techniques essential for actively managing change. Learners will explore methods for assessing change readiness and the impact of the change management strategies. Learners will apply techniques for providing the stakeholders of a change with meaningful opportunities for engagement. Learners will diagnose resistance to change and strategies for resistance management. Learners will also explore the important role of organizational leaders in change management, and will learn to assess change leadership skills and identify needed change leadership training and coaching.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0122 - The Practice of Change Management

This course explores theory and process of change and the practice of change management. Learners will explore various types of change and will apply that knowledge to assessing change impacts and developing appropriate change management plans and communications. Learners will also explore the role change management and how to be successful as a change management practitioner.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 8 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $515.00

EDTC 0540 - Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies

This course will introduce students to models of instructional systems, current technologies and methods of implementing technology for e-learning. Students will explore the uses of technology and learn how technology may be applied in educational or professional online settings. This course would benefit new and more experienced instructional designers.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

EDTC 0560 - Using Technology for Teaching and Training

Students will explore current online educational technologies and assess the appropriate ways to use them to engage learners in educational and training environments. This course is appropriate for professionals and educators who are interested in integrating technology into blended and/ or online teaching or training.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

EDTC 0550 - Foundations of Teaching Online

This course introduces students to the unique skill set needed for teaching and managing the blended and/or online learning experience. Students will be aware of standards for facilitating online teaching and learning. Pragmatic approaches for methods and models of blended and/or online learning management will be covered. This course would benefit professionals and educators interested in delivering blended and/or online learning experiences.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CHRD 0102 - Heads & Chairs: Challenges in Academic Leadership

This workshop is dedicated to helping Chairs/Heads reflect together on the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities of this critical role in universities and colleges. Topics include the changing academic culture, leadership in a collegial environment, faculty development, the legal structure of the university and rights and responsibilities and fostering a teaching culture.

Start Date: October 07, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 5 Sessions
  • Course fee: $720.00
The required courses for the selected program are not currently scheduled.

Elective courses

CUCA 0116 - Leadership

This course is intended to give the participants an understanding of the different types of leaders and how they relate to and influence their followers. Students will examine different cases in Leadership and analyze effective Leadership behavioral patterns.

Start Date: October 03, 2022

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

BUAN 0910 - Special Topics: Business Analysis IT

This course provides an introduction to the field of information technology (IT), and explores its intersections with business and management professions. The topics addressed will vary according to factors such as current trends and events, instructor expertise, and student need.

Start Date: February 27, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

MGMT 0520 - Excellence in Communication

Successful leadership is closely linked to the ability to communicate convincingly, efficiently and effectively. By successfully completing this course, students will become familiar with key strategies in effectively applying a wide range of organizational communication strategies and styles.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0140 - Introduction to Marketing

This course will help you understand what marketing is and is not, how it can help you in your career and the role of marketing in companies and in our economy. The course is geared to providing you with a sound level of basic understanding of the concepts, terms, and theories of marketing. It helps you learn how to segment markets, how to develop marketing strategies, and how to deal with those uncontrollable elements which affect your strategies. Numerous examples and class discussion make this a very interesting course.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

HRM 0100 - Managing the Human Resource Function

This course introduces the strategic management of the human resource functions within various types of organizations. While taking into account recent changes in the economic, social and legal environment, it examines the essential functions of recruitment, selection, performance management, training and development, health and safety, counselling, union/management relations and compensation.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0192 - Quality Improvement: Principles and Procedures

The objectives of this course are to introduce you to statistical quality control techniques and illustrate how these techniques are used in practice. These concepts and procedures can be applied to both manufacturing and service industries.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

MGMT 0190 - Quality Assurance Planning

This course is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of quality assurance from a manager's perspective. Concepts and their applications will be discussed in terms of the service and manufacturing sectors.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

HRM 0202 - Labour Relations

This course presents the theory and practice of labour relations in Canada; specifically, this course examines the employee relations framework within Canada including its legal, political, social, economic and ecological subsystems. Key topics include industrial relations, union-management relations, collective bargaining and labour economics. Special attention will be given to the strategies that managers can utilize in order to work effectively and fairly with employers and deal with difficult situations in both unionized and non-unionized environments. Throughout the course, students will explore and gain a better understanding of how key players act and interact.

Start Date: October 17, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

HRM 0134 - Ethics and Social Responsibility

In a world where tolerance is prioritized, business ethics and standards can be hard to define, navigate and apply to the HR context. This course helps students identify and understand current ethical issues as they pertain to business in general and the HR function in particular, including concept of corporate social responsibility. Students will explore the drafting and implementation of employee codes and conduct, which cover safeguarding employee confidentiality, accepting gifts, protection of "whistle-blowers" and conflicts of interest, as well as fair labour policies. Through the analysis of principles and theories of ethics as well as ethical dilemmas faced in the workplace, students will be better prepared to examine current decision-making processes and HR practices in the workplace.

Start Date: October 10, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

HRM 0130 - Employee Communication and Coaching

This course prepares students to inform employees on matters which impact employee well-being. The topic employee communication addresses communication theory, orientation and briefing meetings, appeal and grievance procedures, staff newsletters and career workshops. The topic of coaching focuses on the professional principles, frameworks and tools needed to develop an effective coaching strategy for an organization.

Start Date: February 13, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online: 41 Sessions
  • Course fee: $320.00

MGMT 0100 - Canadian Business: An Introduction

This course will introduce you to contemporary business management in the Canadian context. You will examine the management functions of planning, organizing, directing and controlling and the business functions of personnel, marketing, production and finance. You will learn basic business management concepts through class interaction. On completion, you will be aware of the fundamentals of today's managerial world and will be able to discuss current issues challenging Canadian business.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00
This section currently has no seats available.
Please contact Extended Education for information on waitlists, additional sections and future course offerings.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0152 - Assessment of Academic Advising

Participants in this course will develop a definition of academic advising for their advising unit. They will set advising outcomes for students, advisors, and advising units and design a program of assessment for an advising unit. Students will also learn how to continue to use the program of assessment once it is developed.

Start Date: April 03, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CHRD 0110 - Advising Essentials

This course allows advisors to examine how academic advising is one key to student academic success and retention at our colleges and universities. Current literature and research on academic advising will be reviewed.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

LDRS 0510 - Learning for Leaders in the 21st Century: Developing Personal Leadership

This course will focus on the personal qualities and abilities that are critical for the practice and modeling of effective leadership. As traditional hierarchical approaches to leadership are being replaced by leadership through influence, credibility is established through how values and purposes are consistently enacted and embodied in the workplace. It will offer learners an intentional shift away from deeply rooted individualistic and non-systemic views of leadership and their corresponding practices to building personal mastery.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0150 - Project Management

This course will focus on the project management life cycle and organization including project definition, cost benefit analysis, planning, scheduling, group dynamics, control and project completion.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0106 - The Role of the Student and Student Needs

This course will serve as a primer in viewing students and student success from a wider perspective, which includes student development and understanding the needs of a diverse group of students. The course will also review the relationships between students and post secondary institutions as well as approaches to contemporary student issues (e.g. use of technology). Having knowledge about students and their needs can inform our work with students and thereby guide our interactions, the provision of services, and implementation of programs to foster student success.

Start Date: February 06, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0122 - The Practice of Change Management

This course explores theory and process of change and the practice of change management. Learners will explore various types of change and will apply that knowledge to assessing change impacts and developing appropriate change management plans and communications. Learners will also explore the role change management and how to be successful as a change management practitioner.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 8 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $515.00

MGMT 0130 - Canadian Business Law

This course provides an overview of business law and a basic understanding of general terminology with respect to the nature and origins of law, law of torts, nature and law of contracts, negotiable instruments, and forms of ownership. On successfully completing this course, students will understand the various types of contracts, their use and special requirements.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0110 - Organizational Behaviour

This course is designed to increase your understanding of human behaviour in the workplace. Topics include leadership, motivation, group dynamics and teamwork, problem solving, organization structure and change management.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

BUAN 0190 - Systems Design and Testing

The IT-focused course examines concepts and tools for designing, analyzing, and testing systems and introduces testing methodologies. The course also addresses: ways of determining the best type of testing for a given purpose; how to conduct testing within best practice parameters; and how to interpret and report testing results effectively. The course also explores modelling techniques used by analysts and the technological and software contexts in which system design and testing are situated. Prior completion of BUAN 0100 is strongly recommended.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

EEAS 0142 - Special Topics in Building Information Modeling

This course explores special topics related to Building Information Modeling (BIM). The topics addressed with vary according to factors such as current events, instructor expertise, and student need. Topics may include but will not be restricted to: Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping, 3D printing, CNC routing, and exporting to laser cutting, Offsite manufacturing, Script writing for plugins, Scanning point cloud creation, Applications of BIM beyond the building (e.g., landscape; urban planning; highway infrastructure), BIM for historic preservation and re-use, Facility management. The course content may be selected and tailored for a specific discipline (e.g., emphasizing discipline-specific process or software), depending on instructor expertise and participant interest for a given offering.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0292 - Understanding the Business Case for Advanced Manufacturing

According to the World Economic Forum we are in the throes of the 4th Industrial era. This new industrial revolution is powered by artificial intelligence, robotics and machine learning, additive manufacturing, and the internet of things, and signals the beginning of a new era of intelligent, integrated computer systems that will fundamentally change manufacturing and the workplace. Aimed at industry stakeholders contemplating the integration of next generation technology, this course highlights core tools and technological literacies needed to sharpen strategy and business case development. Additionally, participants will learn the value and limitations of these new technologies and how they might be applied to solve a range of real-world business and manufacturing problems.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

LDRS 0540 - The Art and Practice of Team Leadership

This course will focus on a systems thinking approach to team learning and team leadership. It will encourage a systemic perspective to ensure organic communication with the immediate organizational environment and knowledge of influences of the environment on the team. It also aims at fostering appreciation of shared leadership in team work and its relevance in the context of current organizational demands. Learners will develop understanding of five critical principles that promote or stand in the way of effective teamwork and team leadership. At an applied level, learners will learn to express themselves authentically and with clarity so they can learn from each other. It will offer concrete ways to increase awareness, choices, and freedom with all the personal integrity, responsibility, and accountability those ideas imply. Specific tools will be offered for building enduring relationships and develop greater trust in groups and teams.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00
This section currently has no seats available.
Please contact Extended Education for information on waitlists, additional sections and future course offerings.

COUN 0902 - Special Topics in Counselling 2

As the field of counselling is constantly evolving and topics of current interest continually change we offer a series of Special Topics that will vary from year to year. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C+ in COUN 0100.

Start Date: November 21, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 9 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0254 - Caring for the Caregiver

The concept of self-care encompasses a wide range of aspects that play an important role in staying healthy and thus enabling professionals to function at their optimum. This course is designed for a variety of helping profesionals who share common challenges in managing self-care. Through the use of discussion, group activities, and self-awareness exercises, students will explore the various factors that influence self-care, develop insight into their own self-care behaviour (both strengths and limitations), and construct some personalized self-care strategies.

Start Date: March 11, 2023

  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 3 Sessions
  • Course fee: $355.00

COUN 0258 - Anger Management

This course provides you with the opportunity to examine how to handle anger and how to change your anger patterns. You will learn how to integrate anger management techniques into your personal counselling techniques model.

Start Date: April 03, 2023

  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 5 Sessions
  • Course fee: $355.00

COUN 0252 - Understanding Family Violence

This course is designed to help students develop a theoretical understanding of family violence. An overview of the individual, familiar and societal theories of family violence will be presented including an examination of how specific theoretical perspectives have helped shape different government policies and community services. The course will also review the current controversies, new approaches and cultural issues in the area of domestic violence intervention. Through both discussion and written assignments students will have the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge to specific case studies.

Start Date: October 11, 2022

  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 7 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

CUCA 0150 - Aboriginal Students and the Post-Secondary Education Journey; Challenges and Successes

This course will review post-secondary Aboriginal strategies; examine successes; and lingering challenges and the possible next steps to increase student retention.

Start Date: March 20, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0122 - Supporting Students with Disabilities

This course will review the history of the disability movement and explain the distinctiveness of different types of disabilities. In addition, this course will discuss how "invisible" disabilities affect those with the disability as well as those around them. Also, we will be learning about how culture and background affect our understanding of this changing environment. This course will help us to understand the diversity among us, and give sound practices for being creative and making decisions on our campuses. We will be using Universal Design principles as a way of blending our differences for a friendly and productive campus.

Start Date: February 27, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0102 - Mission, Culture, and Governance in Higher Education

This course will provide students with an overview of the development of Canadian colleges and universities. Specifically the course will examine the factors that have led to their current level of development and how they are governed. The modern mission of the university and its relationship with government and society at large will be explored. Finally the roles of the faculty and administration and the resultant tension between these cultures will be examined.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00
The elective courses for the selected program are not currently scheduled.

All courses

We offer three terms per year. Spring term registration opens in late November. Fall and Winter terms registration open mid-June.
If a course is not currently available, please contact your program coordinator or email eeprograms@umanitoba.ca

COUN 0100 - Counselling Skills - Level I

This is the screening course of the Applied Counselling Certificate Program and is an opportunity for the instructor and the student to assess personal suitability and/or readiness to participate in the program. Students will be introduced to a client centred helping model and will learn, practice and begin to integrate the Level I counselling skills of attending, listening, empathy and probing. Self-awareness, as it relates particularly to values and attitudes congruent to the helping skills, will be examined throughout this course and in Levels II and III.

Start Date: September 13, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 9 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0200 - Counselling Skills - Level II

Progressive practice of the skills learned in Level I are further increased. The focus is on the practice and development of advanced accurate empathy, facilitative self-disclosure, confrontation and immediacy. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C+ in COUN 0100.

Start Date: October 24, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 9 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0902 - Special Topics in Counselling 2

As the field of counselling is constantly evolving and topics of current interest continually change we offer a series of Special Topics that will vary from year to year. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C+ in COUN 0100.

Start Date: November 21, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 9 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0254 - Caring for the Caregiver

The concept of self-care encompasses a wide range of aspects that play an important role in staying healthy and thus enabling professionals to function at their optimum. This course is designed for a variety of helping profesionals who share common challenges in managing self-care. Through the use of discussion, group activities, and self-awareness exercises, students will explore the various factors that influence self-care, develop insight into their own self-care behaviour (both strengths and limitations), and construct some personalized self-care strategies.

Start Date: March 11, 2023

  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 3 Sessions
  • Course fee: $355.00

COUN 0400 - Capstone Course

The capstone course will attempt to integrate material covered in previous courses, while introducing a range of new materials related to proposal writing, collecting data, analyzing data, and writing the final report. Prerequisites: a grade of no less than C+ in EACH of COUN 0202, COUN 0240, COUN 0242, and COUN 0300.

Start Date: February 04, 2023

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 6 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0300 - Counselling Skills - Level III

Progressive practice of the skills learned in previous levels with specific reference to helping clients develop strategies for action, goal setting, planning and carrying out strategies. The ending process of the counselling relationship is also explored. Prerequisites: a grade of no less than C+ in BOTH of COUN 0100 and COUN 0200.

Start Date: January 17, 2023

  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 7 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0240 - Working with Families

Working with families involves different dynamics, therapeutic skills and interventions than those used for counselling individuals or working with groups. Participants develop an understanding of systemic thinking and its application to working with families and explore a variety of therapeutic approaches and tools of intervention in family counselling. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C+ in COUN 0100.

Start Date: February 08, 2023

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 7 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0258 - Anger Management

This course provides you with the opportunity to examine how to handle anger and how to change your anger patterns. You will learn how to integrate anger management techniques into your personal counselling techniques model.

Start Date: April 03, 2023

  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 5 Sessions
  • Course fee: $355.00

COUN 0252 - Understanding Family Violence

This course is designed to help students develop a theoretical understanding of family violence. An overview of the individual, familiar and societal theories of family violence will be presented including an examination of how specific theoretical perspectives have helped shape different government policies and community services. The course will also review the current controversies, new approaches and cultural issues in the area of domestic violence intervention. Through both discussion and written assignments students will have the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge to specific case studies.

Start Date: October 11, 2022

  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 7 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0242 - Working with Groups

Participants gain an understanding of how groups are used in counselling and the roles and functions of the facilitator. You learn about forming a group and group process and have a brief opportunity to conduct a group in class. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C+ in COUN 0100.

Start Date: November 22, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 9 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

PDAL 0100 - Adult Learners

This course provides an introduction to adult learning theory and the competencies required to design and deliver adult education or training. it will also offer an introduction to the program's applied learning component. No prerequisite requirement.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

PDAL 0120 - Needs Assessment

This course focuses on needs assessment as a powerful tool for planning programs and accomplishing the desired outcomes. Course includes a 6-hour applied project component. No prerequisite requirement but it is strongly recommended that students complete Adult Learners prior to enrolling.

Start Date: October 24, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

EDTC 0550 - Foundations of Teaching Online

This course introduces students to the unique skill set needed for teaching and managing the blended and/or online learning experience. Students will be aware of standards for facilitating online teaching and learning. Pragmatic approaches for methods and models of blended and/or online learning management will be covered. This course would benefit professionals and educators interested in delivering blended and/or online learning experiences.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

EDTC 0560 - Using Technology for Teaching and Training

Students will explore current online educational technologies and assess the appropriate ways to use them to engage learners in educational and training environments. This course is appropriate for professionals and educators who are interested in integrating technology into blended and/ or online teaching or training.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

EDTC 0540 - Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies

This course will introduce students to models of instructional systems, current technologies and methods of implementing technology for e-learning. Students will explore the uses of technology and learn how technology may be applied in educational or professional online settings. This course would benefit new and more experienced instructional designers.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

PDAL 0110 - Program Design

This course introduces aspects of program design such as design analysis, learning outcomes, and development of materials. Course includes a 6-hour applied project component. No prerequisite requirement but it is strongly recommended that students complete Adult Learners prior to enrolling.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

PDAL 0130 - Facilitation and Instruction

This course prepares students to facilitate learning by creating engaging learning environments, fostering learning, and assessing learning objectives. Course includes a 6-hour applied project component. No prerequisite requirement but it is strongly recommended that students complete Adult Learners prior to enrolling.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

PDAL 0170 - Applied Project

This course enables students to apply theoretical and applied learning components in an individualized integrative project. All core courses must be completed prior to enrolling (PDAL 0100, PDAL 0110, PDAL 0120, PDAL 0130, PDAL 0140, PDAL 0150, PDAL 0160 with a minimum grade of C in each course).

Start Date: November 07, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $220.00

PDAL 0160 - Program Evaluation

This course provides students with the tools to assess the learning experience and determine whether learning objectives have been achieved. Course includes a 6-hour applied project component. No prerequisite requirement but it is strongly recommended that students complete Adult Learners prior to enrolling.

Start Date: February 27, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

MGMT 0520 - Excellence in Communication

Successful leadership is closely linked to the ability to communicate convincingly, efficiently and effectively. By successfully completing this course, students will become familiar with key strategies in effectively applying a wide range of organizational communication strategies and styles.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

BUAN 0910 - Special Topics: Business Analysis IT

This course provides an introduction to the field of information technology (IT), and explores its intersections with business and management professions. The topics addressed will vary according to factors such as current trends and events, instructor expertise, and student need.

Start Date: February 27, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

LDRS 0510 - Learning for Leaders in the 21st Century: Developing Personal Leadership

This course will focus on the personal qualities and abilities that are critical for the practice and modeling of effective leadership. As traditional hierarchical approaches to leadership are being replaced by leadership through influence, credibility is established through how values and purposes are consistently enacted and embodied in the workplace. It will offer learners an intentional shift away from deeply rooted individualistic and non-systemic views of leadership and their corresponding practices to building personal mastery.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

BUAN 0110 - Planning and Monitoring

This course focuses on Business Analysis (BA) practices associated with planning and monitoring. It will define stakeholder roles and responsibilities, as well as how to effectively communicate with stakeholders. In addition to covering how to develop budgets and financial analyses, the course examines broader strategies of resource allocation. Further topics include determining necessary deliverables; how to approach, trace, and prioritize requirements; and adopting metrics for monitoring and assessment. Prerequisite: BUAN 0100.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

MGMT 0140 - Introduction to Marketing

This course will help you understand what marketing is and is not, how it can help you in your career and the role of marketing in companies and in our economy. The course is geared to providing you with a sound level of basic understanding of the concepts, terms, and theories of marketing. It helps you learn how to segment markets, how to develop marketing strategies, and how to deal with those uncontrollable elements which affect your strategies. Numerous examples and class discussion make this a very interesting course.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0150 - Project Management

This course will focus on the project management life cycle and organization including project definition, cost benefit analysis, planning, scheduling, group dynamics, control and project completion.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0280 - Municipal Law

This course provides students with knowledge of those aspects of law which they are likely to encounter in the performance of their duties in municipal/community offices.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $715.00

HRM 0128 - Measuring Human Resource Efficiency and Effectiveness

Traditionally, one challenge facing the HR professional has been the measurement of the apparently intangible goals and performance of the HR department, due to the lack of adequate data. Today HR metrics provide a method of measuring the effectiveness and efficiency of the various functions of the HR department, thus resulting in a financially-accountable department. HR metrics quantify the cost and impact of employee programs and HR processes as well as measure the success (or failure) of HR initiatives. This course introduces students to HR metrics and measures, which include the concepts of cost per hire, yield ratio, turnover costs, training investment factor and revenue factor. This course will also address HR audits, HRIS design principles and reporting.

Start Date: September 19, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $220.00

BUAN 0140 - Strategy and Enterprise Analysis

Strategy analysis is often the starting point for initiating a new project, and it involves determining the most effective ways of mobilizing the resources and capabilities of an enterprise to reach a desired set of goals and objectives. This course explores the components of strategy and enterprise analysis to identify problems and locate solutions; advancing from a current state towards a future state; and responding to new information and unanticipated factors. Prerequisite: BUAN 0100.

Start Date: February 27, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

HRM 0110 - Human Resource Legislation

Provincial and some federal legislation regulating human resource management will be discussed. The course covers matters arising out of the Labour Relations Act, the Human Rights Code, the Employment Standards Act and related legislation, the Canadian Constitution, the Worker’s Compensation Act, the Pay Equity Act and other related labour and human resource legislation.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

HRM 0122 - Recruitment and Selection

This course examines the role of staff recruitment and selection within the context of the human resource management role in organizations from both an external and internal point of view. Major topics include: staffing in the context of employment planning, work analysis and legislation, managing human resource acquisition from external sources, recruitment, selection interviews, employment testing, managing human resource flow internal to the organization, orientation, probationary evaluation, career planning, and down-sizing, retirement and succession planning.

Start Date: September 26, 2022

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $535.00
This section currently has no seats available.
Please contact Extended Education for information on waitlists, additional sections and future course offerings.

MGMT 0180 - Municipal Administration

This is a study of the functioning of a municipal/community office with particular reference to the principles and problems of administration and the machinery involved in operating the office.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $715.00

HRM 0126 - Strategic Human Resource Planning

Strategic human resource planning is pivotal to an organization as it links to HR management policies and procedures with the mission and overall strategic plan of the organization while recognizing and addressing the needs of employees. By providing a unified focus and communicating performance expectations to employees, strategic human resource planning enhances organizational performance. In the current innovate-or -die business environment, maximizing performance helps business stay ahead of the competition. This course introduces students to strategic management, the strategic planning process, organization design and structure, current economic, societal and technological trends impacting HR and change management.

Start Date: October 03, 2022

  • Length: 8 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $425.00
This section currently has no seats available.
Please contact Extended Education for information on waitlists, additional sections and future course offerings.

HRM 0202 - Labour Relations

This course presents the theory and practice of labour relations in Canada; specifically, this course examines the employee relations framework within Canada including its legal, political, social, economic and ecological subsystems. Key topics include industrial relations, union-management relations, collective bargaining and labour economics. Special attention will be given to the strategies that managers can utilize in order to work effectively and fairly with employers and deal with difficult situations in both unionized and non-unionized environments. Throughout the course, students will explore and gain a better understanding of how key players act and interact.

Start Date: October 17, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

HRM 0134 - Ethics and Social Responsibility

In a world where tolerance is prioritized, business ethics and standards can be hard to define, navigate and apply to the HR context. This course helps students identify and understand current ethical issues as they pertain to business in general and the HR function in particular, including concept of corporate social responsibility. Students will explore the drafting and implementation of employee codes and conduct, which cover safeguarding employee confidentiality, accepting gifts, protection of "whistle-blowers" and conflicts of interest, as well as fair labour policies. Through the analysis of principles and theories of ethics as well as ethical dilemmas faced in the workplace, students will be better prepared to examine current decision-making processes and HR practices in the workplace.

Start Date: October 10, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

MGMT 0122 - The Practice of Change Management

This course explores theory and process of change and the practice of change management. Learners will explore various types of change and will apply that knowledge to assessing change impacts and developing appropriate change management plans and communications. Learners will also explore the role change management and how to be successful as a change management practitioner.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 8 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $515.00

BUAN 0100 - Business Analysis Fundamentals

This course examines the professional roles and responsibilities of business analysts; provides an overview of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK); and introduces BA concepts, methodologies, techniques, and tools. After outlining BA's historical and contemporary contexts, the course considers emerging trends and technologies that are shaping the field's future. Also explored are fundamental skills and competencies required to carry out BA tasks. Business Analysis Fundamentals is a prerequisite for all other core courses except MGMT 0520: Excellence in Communication.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0202 - Staff Training and Development

This course focuses on contemporary organizational and staff development issues in public and private sector organizations within Canada. This course will focus on aspects of employer-sponsored learning, competencies, skills and methods used by Training and Development professionals, and the processes of training, needs analysis and evaluation. The course addresses organizational concerns such as performance improvement, transfer of training, organizational development and organizing the training function. Current practices and trends are also discussed.

Start Date: January 30, 2023

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $535.00

Start Date: September 26, 2022

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $535.00

FINC 0200 - Introductory Accounting for Business

Introductory Accounting for Business is concerned with the use, interpretation and analysis of accounting data. The accounting process is studied to provide an understanding of the principles used to prepare financial statements. In accounting theory, you will be exposed to generally accepted accounting principles and properly prepared financial statements. You will also be shown how to read and understand these statements, as well as to see the effect of routine business transactions upon them. Accounting for cost control and profit planning explores concepts such as job order costing, process costing and break-even analysis. Financial analysis deals with comparative analysis and methods used to identify financial strengths and weaknesses of the business. The objective is to make you a better manager, not a good accountant.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00
This section currently has no seats available.
Please contact Extended Education for information on waitlists, additional sections and future course offerings.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0124 - Managing Organizational Change

This course provides insights and techniques essential for actively managing change. Learners will explore methods for assessing change readiness and the impact of the change management strategies. Learners will apply techniques for providing the stakeholders of a change with meaningful opportunities for engagement. Learners will diagnose resistance to change and strategies for resistance management. Learners will also explore the important role of organizational leaders in change management, and will learn to assess change leadership skills and identify needed change leadership training and coaching.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0120 - Managerial Communication

Your success in business depends heavily on your ability to communicate efficiently and effectively. By successfully completing this course, you will be familiar with key strategies and skills in effectively handling both oral and written business communications (letter writing, report writing, and oral presentations). Other topics included are listening skills, resume and letter of application, and non-verbal communication.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

HRM 0210 - Total Compensation

This course is an introduction to compensation and benefits administration. Attention will be given to the means by which compensation equity is achieved in organizations. Topics covered include job analysis and design, job evaluation, development and use of wage and salary surveys and benefit policies and practices. The benefits part of the course will include a discussion of public and private benefit programs and pension plans.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0110 - Organizational Behaviour

This course is designed to increase your understanding of human behaviour in the workplace. Topics include leadership, motivation, group dynamics and teamwork, problem solving, organization structure and change management.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0100 - Canadian Business: An Introduction

This course will introduce you to contemporary business management in the Canadian context. You will examine the management functions of planning, organizing, directing and controlling and the business functions of personnel, marketing, production and finance. You will learn basic business management concepts through class interaction. On completion, you will be aware of the fundamentals of today's managerial world and will be able to discuss current issues challenging Canadian business.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00
This section currently has no seats available.
Please contact Extended Education for information on waitlists, additional sections and future course offerings.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

LDRS 0540 - The Art and Practice of Team Leadership

This course will focus on a systems thinking approach to team learning and team leadership. It will encourage a systemic perspective to ensure organic communication with the immediate organizational environment and knowledge of influences of the environment on the team. It also aims at fostering appreciation of shared leadership in team work and its relevance in the context of current organizational demands. Learners will develop understanding of five critical principles that promote or stand in the way of effective teamwork and team leadership. At an applied level, learners will learn to express themselves authentically and with clarity so they can learn from each other. It will offer concrete ways to increase awareness, choices, and freedom with all the personal integrity, responsibility, and accountability those ideas imply. Specific tools will be offered for building enduring relationships and develop greater trust in groups and teams.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00
This section currently has no seats available.
Please contact Extended Education for information on waitlists, additional sections and future course offerings.

MGMT 0400 - Strategic Analysis

In this final course in the CIM program, you will have the opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge accumulated in earlier courses to multi-dimensional case problems. Through case analysis and classroom discussion, you will learn and apply a business policy system and decision making model. The business policy system requires a disciplined approach to identifying strategy based on environmental, resources, and other issues. You will be expected to synthesize these issues and apply the decision making model to develop management action plans. Upon successful completion of this course, you will have developed an understanding of the processes of general management.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

BUAN 0130 - Requirements Life Cycle Management

A fundamental purpose of requirements life cycle management is to ensure that business, stakeholder, and solution requirements remain productively aligned. This course explores how requirements emerge and interact, and how requirements can be effectively managed throughout their life cycle. The course also examines how solution requirements and designs are impacted by factors such as changing priorities, market fluctuations, and new information. Prerequisite: BUAN 0100.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

FINC 0300 - Financial Management

Designed to give you a broad overview of the field, this course will introduce you to managerial finance, show how it relates to other functions of the organization and describe the role of finance in achieving organizational objectives. Particular attention will be focused on topics such as financial analysis, management of working capital, capital budget, short-term and long-term funding and cost of capital. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C in FINC 0200.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

BUAN 0190 - Systems Design and Testing

The IT-focused course examines concepts and tools for designing, analyzing, and testing systems and introduces testing methodologies. The course also addresses: ways of determining the best type of testing for a given purpose; how to conduct testing within best practice parameters; and how to interpret and report testing results effectively. The course also explores modelling techniques used by analysts and the technological and software contexts in which system design and testing are situated. Prior completion of BUAN 0100 is strongly recommended.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

BUAN 0120 - Elicitation & Collaboration

This course addresses tasks that business analysts will perform to obtain information from and manage collaborations with stakeholders. It explores a variety of techniques for performing elicitation and collaboration activities. It also examines ways of overcoming challenges when applying these techniques in real world business situations. Methods for testing and confirming elicitation results are also addressed. Prerequisite: BUAN 0100.

Start Date: October 24, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $320.00

HRM 0100 - Managing the Human Resource Function

This course introduces the strategic management of the human resource functions within various types of organizations. While taking into account recent changes in the economic, social and legal environment, it examines the essential functions of recruitment, selection, performance management, training and development, health and safety, counselling, union/management relations and compensation.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

HRM 0124 - Workplace Health and Safety

For most organizations today, the health and safety of workers is paramount to a vibrant and effective workplace; thus, HR professionals must have a solid understanding of workplace health and safety issues, policies and legislation. This course provides students with the knowledge, skills, and practical application needed to develop and ensure compliance to modern health, safety and wellness poilicies and procedures. Topics include current legislation within Canada, workers compensation, hazards, risks and interventions, and wellness programs.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $220.00

HRM 0130 - Employee Communication and Coaching

This course prepares students to inform employees on matters which impact employee well-being. The topic employee communication addresses communication theory, orientation and briefing meetings, appeal and grievance procedures, staff newsletters and career workshops. The topic of coaching focuses on the professional principles, frameworks and tools needed to develop an effective coaching strategy for an organization.

Start Date: February 13, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online: 41 Sessions
  • Course fee: $320.00

MGMT 0130 - Canadian Business Law

This course provides an overview of business law and a basic understanding of general terminology with respect to the nature and origins of law, law of torts, nature and law of contracts, negotiable instruments, and forms of ownership. On successfully completing this course, students will understand the various types of contracts, their use and special requirements.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0490 - Case Studies in Public Sector Management

This is an integrated capstone course designed to draw upon the student's earlier learnings in the field of public sector management. There will be extensive use of case studies. You will make extensive use of multi-dimensional case studies which expose you to real-life situations faced by public sector managers. Your learning will be re-enforced through study and discussion of the issues critical to managing in government today.

Start Date: January 13, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online: 7 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

FINC 0380 - Municipal Accounting

The course objectives are to teach appropriate municipal accounting procedures, and interpretation and uses of accounting data. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C in FINC 0180.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $715.00

FINC 0180 - Introductory Accounting for Municipal Managers

This is a practical introductory course providing a basic understanding of how accounting information is prepared and used. This course covers financial and management accounting topics including: an introduction to the accounting and financial reporting process and an analysis of balance sheets and income statements, a study of cost behaviour and estimation techniques, and the budgeting process.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $715.00

MGMT 0390 - Current Issues in Public Sector Management

The emphasis will be on "applications". This course will address how management tools and concepts are being used in the local offices of the Government of Manitoba. This will be accomplished in two ways: Prominent guest speakers will provide presentations and guest lectures. Students will study how specific management issues are being addressed within their own departments.

Start Date: November 04, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online: 7 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

FINC 0330 - Public Finance and Budgeting

This course is designed to present a general survey of governmental expenditures, revenues, and debt systems for the provincial government. Emphasis is on budget preparation, resource allocation and legislative contols. This course will include, in the last three sessions, individual speakers from each of the three levels of government.

Start Date: September 09, 2022

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online: 7 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

MSKL 0100 - Mathematical Skills

You will learn how to apply mathematical skills to both elementary and computationally complicated situations, consistently and with confidence. Class format includes a review of fundamental concepts, demonstrations, problem-solving, applications, and regular testing, including a final exam. Resources handbook is available in UMLearn for download. These same resources can also be purchased in a print version at the U of M Bookstore.  

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 13 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 13 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: September 13, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: September 13, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: September 13, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

Start Date: January 17, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 24 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

PSKL 0100 - Physics Skills

This course provides a review of high school physics. Upon fulfillment of the course requirements you will receive a pass/fail, acceptable to the Department of Physics as evidence of preparation for entry into selected University of Manitoba physics courses.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 13 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

MSKL 0050 - Basic Skills in Mathematics

This course provides an overview of basic computational, algebra and geometric concepts, the mastery of which will be essential for success in a pre-calculus course. Students will learn the basic concepts of calculations involving integers and fractions, algebraic computations such as factoring and solving equations, as well as some geometry such as coordinator geometry and right angle trigonometry. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a letter grade which will demonstrate preparation for entry into MSKL 0100 Math Skills course, a pre-requisite to many first year mathematics courses.

Start Date: October 03, 2022

  • Length: 11 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 20 Sessions
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0102 - Mission, Culture, and Governance in Higher Education

This course will provide students with an overview of the development of Canadian colleges and universities. Specifically the course will examine the factors that have led to their current level of development and how they are governed. The modern mission of the university and its relationship with government and society at large will be explored. Finally the roles of the faculty and administration and the resultant tension between these cultures will be examined.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0152 - Assessment of Academic Advising

Participants in this course will develop a definition of academic advising for their advising unit. They will set advising outcomes for students, advisors, and advising units and design a program of assessment for an advising unit. Students will also learn how to continue to use the program of assessment once it is developed.

Start Date: April 03, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0150 - Aboriginal Students and the Post-Secondary Education Journey; Challenges and Successes

This course will review post-secondary Aboriginal strategies; examine successes; and lingering challenges and the possible next steps to increase student retention.

Start Date: March 20, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0122 - Supporting Students with Disabilities

This course will review the history of the disability movement and explain the distinctiveness of different types of disabilities. In addition, this course will discuss how "invisible" disabilities affect those with the disability as well as those around them. Also, we will be learning about how culture and background affect our understanding of this changing environment. This course will help us to understand the diversity among us, and give sound practices for being creative and making decisions on our campuses. We will be using Universal Design principles as a way of blending our differences for a friendly and productive campus.

Start Date: February 27, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0106 - The Role of the Student and Student Needs

This course will serve as a primer in viewing students and student success from a wider perspective, which includes student development and understanding the needs of a diverse group of students. The course will also review the relationships between students and post secondary institutions as well as approaches to contemporary student issues (e.g. use of technology). Having knowledge about students and their needs can inform our work with students and thereby guide our interactions, the provision of services, and implementation of programs to foster student success.

Start Date: February 06, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CHRD 0110 - Advising Essentials

This course allows advisors to examine how academic advising is one key to student academic success and retention at our colleges and universities. Current literature and research on academic advising will be reviewed.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0100 - Financial Management and Budgeting

This course will provide you with a clear understanding of the organization’s financing and the resource allocation process and it will look at various budget policies and allocation techniques. It will also provide you with the tools to prepare and deal confidently with budgets and financial projections, and to become a better informed decision-maker and manager.

Start Date: November 14, 2022

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0104 - Powerful Communication Through Writing

Powerful Communication through Writing gives you the skills, resources, and practice to produce effective text – from email to program proposals. Business and administrative writing depends on context and current usage; this course starts with you – as a university employee with responsibilities. Writing skills develop through practice, feedback, and rewriting; this course builds critical editing and revising skills to improve your writing. Powerful Communication aims to help you write with clarity and verve.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CUCA 0116 - Leadership

This course is intended to give the participants an understanding of the different types of leaders and how they relate to and influence their followers. Students will examine different cases in Leadership and analyze effective Leadership behavioral patterns.

Start Date: October 03, 2022

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

CHRD 0102 - Heads & Chairs: Challenges in Academic Leadership

This workshop is dedicated to helping Chairs/Heads reflect together on the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities of this critical role in universities and colleges. Topics include the changing academic culture, leadership in a collegial environment, faculty development, the legal structure of the university and rights and responsibilities and fostering a teaching culture.

Start Date: October 07, 2022

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 5 Sessions
  • Course fee: $720.00

EEAS 0132 - Building Information Modeling Fundamentals II

In this course, emphasis will be placed on Open BIM, and open standards, guidelines, and workflows across building construction disciplines for integrated project delivery (IPD). Students will gain an understanding of benefits, challenges, and other critical considerations such as data security that impact an organization's capacity to adopt BIM. Benefits of adoption for all AECOO industry stakeholders are addressed.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $535.00

EEAS 0142 - Special Topics in Building Information Modeling

This course explores special topics related to Building Information Modeling (BIM). The topics addressed with vary according to factors such as current events, instructor expertise, and student need. Topics may include but will not be restricted to: Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping, 3D printing, CNC routing, and exporting to laser cutting, Offsite manufacturing, Script writing for plugins, Scanning point cloud creation, Applications of BIM beyond the building (e.g., landscape; urban planning; highway infrastructure), BIM for historic preservation and re-use, Facility management. The course content may be selected and tailored for a specific discipline (e.g., emphasizing discipline-specific process or software), depending on instructor expertise and participant interest for a given offering.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0190 - Quality Assurance Planning

This course is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of quality assurance from a manager's perspective. Concepts and their applications will be discussed in terms of the service and manufacturing sectors.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

MGMT 0292 - Understanding the Business Case for Advanced Manufacturing

According to the World Economic Forum we are in the throes of the 4th Industrial era. This new industrial revolution is powered by artificial intelligence, robotics and machine learning, additive manufacturing, and the internet of things, and signals the beginning of a new era of intelligent, integrated computer systems that will fundamentally change manufacturing and the workplace. Aimed at industry stakeholders contemplating the integration of next generation technology, this course highlights core tools and technological literacies needed to sharpen strategy and business case development. Additionally, participants will learn the value and limitations of these new technologies and how they might be applied to solve a range of real-world business and manufacturing problems.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

MGMT 0192 - Quality Improvement: Principles and Procedures

The objectives of this course are to introduce you to statistical quality control techniques and illustrate how these techniques are used in practice. These concepts and procedures can be applied to both manufacturing and service industries.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

EEAS 0120 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

AI is moving forward in several distinct areas, such as computer vision, natural language processing, robotics, and automated speech recognition. Participants will learn the differences between these applications and how advances in these areas can be employed to solve a range of real-world business and organizational problems. In addition, participants will understand and explore the ethics, social impact, and responsibility of building AI solutions by learning how to keep AI safe from adversaries, detecting and protecting against the unintended consequences of AI, addressing and preventing AI bias, safeguarding against mistakes made by AI, and approaching human-AI interactions with a critical lens.

Start Date: January 16, 2023

  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $645.00

EEAS 0130 - Building Information Modeling Fundamentals I

This course provides a broad introduction to BIM (Building Information Modeling). BIM is defined and the evolution of BIM is contrasted with traditional methods. The various dimensions of BIM throughout the project lifecycle and global, national, and regional adoption trends are presented. Other topics include benefits of BIM for design change management and potential of BIM to improve sustainability.

Start Date: September 12, 2022

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $535.00

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