Part-time Courses - General Interest Courses
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|Course #||Courses||Length (Hours)||Distance||Status|
Description: The role of the facilitator is to enhance group and team effectiveness by creating a climate of collaboration. The emphasis of this course will be to explore the many facilitative styles required to be effective as they occur in a variety of situations. The importance of knowing group dynamics, stages of team development and managing dysfunctional behaviour within the group and/or team to maximize development and progress will be examined at length. Workshop design, experiential exercises, small group work, participating in teams and leading the group will give facilitators strategies, techniques, and process facilitation tools to respond to a wide range of unpredictable situations.
|LAW1230||Introduction To Law
Description: Designed to provide the student with an overview of the Canadian and Ontario court systems, this course provides an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of a municipal law clerk. Topics include an introduction to basic fields and sources of law, methods of legal analysis and research, court structure, legal profession, and legal ethics.
|TRAV1005||Introduction to Travel Consulting
Description: This course is the first scheduled stop on your tour of the travel industry where you will explore travel agency operations including the important role a travel consultant plays in providing comprehensive service to various client types. You will learn to interpret travel materials and navigate the rules that govern different modes of travel. You will discern the purposes and functions of specific travel documents, customs, consulates, tourist boards, and Canadian travel trade associations. You will delve into the costing and selling of holidays and tours and investigate industry trends specific to Canada and U.S. that will lead you in the direction of becoming a savvy travel consultant.
Description: Learn the basic skills required to work in the manufacturing field. Discover the role of production design, process planning, and the heart of 13 different manufacturing processes. Understand why facility location and plant layout decisions are so vital and learn how job design helps you accomplish company goals and achieve worker satisfaction. Find out what makes up the physical work environment and learn how to characterize different types of production materials. Master product development concepts such as the voice of the customer (VOC), quality function deployment (QFD), and failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA). Learn how performance measurements and standardization improve manufacturing operations.
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