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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

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

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: June 05, 2023

  • Length: 8 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $425.00

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: May 08, 2023

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

PDAL 0150 - Diversity and Accommodation

This course raises awareness and provides students with practical skills required to create inclusive learning environments, and deepen understanding of responsibilities surrounding learner accommodation. Course activities will contribute to the development of tools (e.g. practical strategies, policy) to effectively teach diverse learners, which may be incorporated into the applied project. The 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: May 29, 2023

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

PDAL 0140 - Technology in Learning

This course explores different educational technologies and examines their potential impact on formal and informal learning. Course activities will include in-depth engagement with learning technologies and development of one or more artifacts that may serve as foundational applied project components. 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: April 17, 2023

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

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: May 01, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $715.00

MGMT 0400 - Strategic Analysis

In this final course in the CIM program, you 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 are 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: April 17, 2023

  • 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: April 17, 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: April 17, 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: April 17, 2023

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

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: April 17, 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: April 17, 2023

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

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: May 15, 2023

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $220.00
This section currently has no seats available.
Please contact Extended Education for information on waitlists, additional sections and future course offerings.

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: April 17, 2023

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

CHRD 0114 - Current Issues in Advising

Reviewing current issues in advising, e.g. dealing with advisor error, advisor training, breaking bad news to students, helping students take ownership, helicopter parents etc and helping students to understand how to deal with each of the issues in their own context. The content of this course may vary with each offering, depending on current "hot topics" in the field.

Start Date: April 24, 2023

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

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: April 17, 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: April 17, 2023

  • 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: June 12, 2023

  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 6 Sessions
  • Course fee: $790.00

Start Date: May 23, 2023

  • Length: 1 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 4 Sessions
  • Course fee: $790.00

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: April 17, 2023

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

BUAN 0160 - Agile Business Analysis

Organizations are increasingly realizing the benefits of Agile as a flexible, collaborative, and adaptive methodology. This course will explore Agile's emergence in 2001, how the methodology is actually a mindset, how it has evolved over time, and the increasing use of Agile by business analysts today. Examples of additional topics include the use of Agile to: identify and describe requirements and acceptance criteria; model desired product features and functions; and work collaboratively across organizations and teams. Prerequisite: BUAN 0100.

Start Date: May 29, 2023

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

BUAN 0150 - Solution Assessment & Validation

Solution evaluation involves assessing the performance and value of a solution in use by an enterprise, and seeking the removal of barriers or constraints that prevent the full realization of a solution's value. This course explores how to measure the performance of a solution and recommend concrete actions to increase value, or look for an alternative solution if necessary. Processes of business analysis validation, both generally and in relation to solution evaluation, are also examined. Prerequisite: BUAN 0100.

Start Date: April 17, 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: April 17, 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: April 17, 2023

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

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 0300, COUN 0202, COUN 0240 and COUN 0242.

Start Date: May 20, 2023

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

COUN 0202 - Counselling Theories

Basic assumptions and applications of several theories of counselling are covered including Adlerian, Person-Centred, Feminist, Gestalt and Cognitive. Consideration is given to fundamental issues in counselling, particularly the integration of theories with counselling practice. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C+ in COUN 0100.

Start Date: April 29, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 7 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: July 04, 2023

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

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: April 25, 2023

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

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: June 05, 2023

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00
The required courses for the selected program are not currently scheduled.

Elective courses

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

CHRD 0114 - Current Issues in Advising

Reviewing current issues in advising, e.g. dealing with advisor error, advisor training, breaking bad news to students, helping students take ownership, helicopter parents etc and helping students to understand how to deal with each of the issues in their own context. The content of this course may vary with each offering, depending on current "hot topics" in the field.

Start Date: April 24, 2023

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

LDRS 0180 - Leadership for Municipal Managers: Concept, Principles and Application

If you are looking to leverage the authentic leader inside you; develop new strategies, techniques, tools, and ideas; gain greater self-awareness; and enhance your leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities, this course is for you and offers creative ways of developing leaders who thrive when faced with the demands of the 21st century. Participants will learn how to generate ideas, explore possibilities, and make them real with meaningful results.

Start Date: April 17, 2023

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

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: June 05, 2023

  • Length: 4 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: May 08, 2023

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

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: April 17, 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: April 17, 2023

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

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: June 12, 2023

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

CUCA 0134 - Strategic Planning at the Unit Level

The course explores the important sequential steps in a comprehensive strategic planning process. It is an interactive course that allows participants to work through many of these steps and opportunities to share their experiences and perceptions on the process and planning itself. A strategic planning framework helps participants deal with external and internal forces faced by their units or institutions in today’s rapidly changing environment. It is important to understand that the process an institution/unit will undergo in developing the plan is often perceived as more important than the actual documents developed or plans produced. The process of planning will provide skills needed by the unit in order for it to be successful.

Start Date: June 05, 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

CHRD 0116 - Advising International Students

Advisors are introduced to specific knowledge and skills necessary for working with international students.

Start Date: May 15, 2023

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

BUAN 0920 - Special Topics: Indigenous Business Perspectives & Practices

This course explores Indigenous perspectives on business and economic development and the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Indigenous contexts. The topics addressed will vary according to factors, such as current events, instructor expertise, and student need.

Start Date: May 29, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • 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: April 17, 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: April 17, 2023

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

COUN 0256 - Mental Health Issues and Co-Occurring Addictions in Human Services Delivery

Students will discuss the definitions of "mental health, mental illness and addictions". Varying biological, psychological and social models of causation and treatment will be explored. Other issues that will be covered include: crisis management, community resources and the role of allied disciplines, stigmatization, suicide, medications and a review of the mental health act.

Start Date: April 15, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 7 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0250 - Crisis Counselling

Counsellors are often confronted with having to help individuals deal with various life crises. This course shows how to integrate new material into existing counselling styles. Areas covered include determining what is a crisis, assessing an individual in crisis, establishing client safety, assessing suicide lethality, negotiating social service involvement and helping the client build their support network. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C+ in COUN 0100.

Start Date: May 24, 2023

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

COUN 0110 - Foundations of Case Management

This course will provide a foundation in the theory and practice of case management as it is currently practised in a range of agencies within and across education, health, insurance, criminal justice and social services, both in community and institutional settings. Students learn generic terminology and philosophical principles underlying case management. They identify essential core competencies and the components of a case management system. Because this course provides an overview of basic concepts and issues in case management, it is a prerequisite for further courses in case management.

Start Date: June 06, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 7 Sessions
  • Course fee: $355.00

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
This section is closed for registration.
Please contact Extended Education for information regarding future course offerings.

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: April 17, 2023

  • Length: 12 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 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 0300, COUN 0202, COUN 0240 and COUN 0242.

Start Date: May 20, 2023

  • Length: 10 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 6 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
This section is closed for registration.
Please contact Extended Education for information regarding future course offerings.

COUN 0256 - Mental Health Issues and Co-Occurring Addictions in Human Services Delivery

Students will discuss the definitions of "mental health, mental illness and addictions". Varying biological, psychological and social models of causation and treatment will be explored. Other issues that will be covered include: crisis management, community resources and the role of allied disciplines, stigmatization, suicide, medications and a review of the mental health act.

Start Date: April 15, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 7 Sessions
  • Course fee: $535.00

COUN 0250 - Crisis Counselling

Counsellors are often confronted with having to help individuals deal with various life crises. This course shows how to integrate new material into existing counselling styles. Areas covered include determining what is a crisis, assessing an individual in crisis, establishing client safety, assessing suicide lethality, negotiating social service involvement and helping the client build their support network. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C+ in COUN 0100.

Start Date: May 24, 2023

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

COUN 0202 - Counselling Theories

Basic assumptions and applications of several theories of counselling are covered including Adlerian, Person-Centred, Feminist, Gestalt and Cognitive. Consideration is given to fundamental issues in counselling, particularly the integration of theories with counselling practice. Prerequisite: a grade of no less than C+ in COUN 0100.

Start Date: April 29, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 7 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: July 04, 2023

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

COUN 0110 - Foundations of Case Management

This course will provide a foundation in the theory and practice of case management as it is currently practised in a range of agencies within and across education, health, insurance, criminal justice and social services, both in community and institutional settings. Students learn generic terminology and philosophical principles underlying case management. They identify essential core competencies and the components of a case management system. Because this course provides an overview of basic concepts and issues in case management, it is a prerequisite for further courses in case management.

Start Date: June 06, 2023

  • Length: 3 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 7 Sessions
  • Course fee: $355.00

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: April 25, 2023

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

PDAL 0150 - Diversity and Accommodation

This course raises awareness and provides students with practical skills required to create inclusive learning environments, and deepen understanding of responsibilities surrounding learner accommodation. Course activities will contribute to the development of tools (e.g. practical strategies, policy) to effectively teach diverse learners, which may be incorporated into the applied project. The 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: May 29, 2023

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

PDAL 0140 - Technology in Learning

This course explores different educational technologies and examines their potential impact on formal and informal learning. Course activities will include in-depth engagement with learning technologies and development of one or more artifacts that may serve as foundational applied project components. 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: April 17, 2023

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

BUAN 0920 - Special Topics: Indigenous Business Perspectives & Practices

This course explores Indigenous perspectives on business and economic development and the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Indigenous contexts. The topics addressed will vary according to factors, such as current events, instructor expertise, and student need.

Start Date: May 29, 2023

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

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: May 01, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $715.00

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: April 17, 2023

  • Length: 12 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: April 17, 2023

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

LDRS 0180 - Leadership for Municipal Managers: Concept, Principles and Application

If you are looking to leverage the authentic leader inside you; develop new strategies, techniques, tools, and ideas; gain greater self-awareness; and enhance your leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities, this course is for you and offers creative ways of developing leaders who thrive when faced with the demands of the 21st century. Participants will learn how to generate ideas, explore possibilities, and make them real with meaningful results.

Start Date: April 17, 2023

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

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: April 17, 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: April 17, 2023

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

MGMT 0400 - Strategic Analysis

In this final course in the CIM program, you 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 are 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: April 17, 2023

  • 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: April 17, 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: April 17, 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: April 17, 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: April 17, 2023

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

BUAN 0160 - Agile Business Analysis

Organizations are increasingly realizing the benefits of Agile as a flexible, collaborative, and adaptive methodology. This course will explore Agile's emergence in 2001, how the methodology is actually a mindset, how it has evolved over time, and the increasing use of Agile by business analysts today. Examples of additional topics include the use of Agile to: identify and describe requirements and acceptance criteria; model desired product features and functions; and work collaboratively across organizations and teams. Prerequisite: BUAN 0100.

Start Date: May 29, 2023

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

BUAN 0150 - Solution Assessment & Validation

Solution evaluation involves assessing the performance and value of a solution in use by an enterprise, and seeking the removal of barriers or constraints that prevent the full realization of a solution's value. This course explores how to measure the performance of a solution and recommend concrete actions to increase value, or look for an alternative solution if necessary. Processes of business analysis validation, both generally and in relation to solution evaluation, are also examined. Prerequisite: BUAN 0100.

Start Date: April 17, 2023

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

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: June 12, 2023

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

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: May 15, 2023

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $220.00
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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: June 05, 2023

  • Length: 8 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $425.00

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: April 17, 2023

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

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: April 17, 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: April 17, 2023

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

MGMT 0112 - Organizational Behaviour for Public Sector Management

Organizational Behaviour is the study of how people act within the context of a specific organization in order to gain an understanding of what drives that behaviour. We will explore the behaviour within an organization so that students leave the course with a better understanding of the influences they will have to consider when dealing with staff and organizational issues.

Start Date: April 13, 2023

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Format: Online: 4 Sessions
  • 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: June 12, 2023

  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 6 Sessions
  • Course fee: $790.00

Start Date: May 23, 2023

  • Length: 1 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 4 Sessions
  • Course fee: $790.00

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 0134 - Strategic Planning at the Unit Level

The course explores the important sequential steps in a comprehensive strategic planning process. It is an interactive course that allows participants to work through many of these steps and opportunities to share their experiences and perceptions on the process and planning itself. A strategic planning framework helps participants deal with external and internal forces faced by their units or institutions in today’s rapidly changing environment. It is important to understand that the process an institution/unit will undergo in developing the plan is often perceived as more important than the actual documents developed or plans produced. The process of planning will provide skills needed by the unit in order for it to be successful.

Start Date: June 05, 2023

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

CHRD 0116 - Advising International Students

Advisors are introduced to specific knowledge and skills necessary for working with international students.

Start Date: May 15, 2023

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

CHRD 0114 - Current Issues in Advising

Reviewing current issues in advising, e.g. dealing with advisor error, advisor training, breaking bad news to students, helping students take ownership, helicopter parents etc and helping students to understand how to deal with each of the issues in their own context. The content of this course may vary with each offering, depending on current "hot topics" in the field.

Start Date: April 24, 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

CHRD 5000 - Budgeting for Academic Administrators

This professional development workshop provides an overview of university budgeting including current context, external and internal factors, components of budgeting, budget models, budget planning and budget levers at  various levels of administration.  

Start Date: April 14, 2023

  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Format: Synchronous Online: 2 Sessions
  • Course fee: $395.00

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: June 05, 2023

  • Length: 4 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: May 08, 2023

  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Format: Online
  • Course fee: $760.00

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