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Courses
Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
CORP0140 Coaching for Performance

Description: Empower you employees to succeed by 'coaching for performance'. This workshop will address skills and abilities, confidence and competence, different learning styles and overall willingness to take responsibility for one's own destiny. Participants will understand the role of the coach vs. an mentor and recognize their own strengths and limitations in this role, thus enhancing the quality of the working relationship with their staff.
Hours: 7
Credits: 0
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7   Details
MGMT1330 Communication

Description: Communication skills are essential to all aspects of life but specifically this course will address business communications. With the various technology tools available and communication mechanisms today it is important to know what is available and what mechanism should be used to communicate which message. Managing the various communication channels today requires time management and effective informal and formal communication skills. This course will cover the communication styles, mechanisms, presentation skills as well as facilitating meetings, social marketing and ways to improve all communications.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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30 Yes Details
CORP0150 Conscious Time Management

Description: Professionals who are seeking to improve time-management skills so they can perform more effectively will learn to identify effective time-management strategies. These include goal-setting techniques, establishing priorities, importance of work-life balance, as well as identifying the task that are appropriate for delegation. You will become more effective and efficient throughout your work and personal life.
Hours: 7
Credits: 0
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7   Details
MGMT1370 Creative and Critical Thinking

Description: Today more than ever, leaders need to be critical and creative thinkers in order to deal with all aspects of organizational, strategic and societal situations. This course will build on the knowledge and skills covered in the previous courses. Students will learn how to think creatively and critically in order to apply those skills to their role in the organization, and their professional and personal life. These skills will assist the student with analyzing information in order to respond to a wide variety of work and personal situations.
Hours: 28
Credits: 2
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28   Details
MGMT1950 Creative and Critical Thinking - (Leadership Development)

Description: Thinking is any mental activity that helps formulate or solve a problem, make a decision, or fulfill a desire to understand. Today more than ever, leaders need to be creative and critical thinkers in order to deal with all aspects of organizational, strategic and societal situations or environments. You will learn how to think creatively and critically and apply those skills to both professional and personal situations. For leaders, fine-tuning your creative andcritical thinking skills will assist you in strategic planning, decision-makingandproblem solving.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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30 Yes Details
OLRN1435 Developing Leadership Capacity

Description: This course introduces the latest concepts and approaches to leadership. Within the context of unprecedented changes in the world we live in, the course focuses on supporting students through a process of learning and inquiry that will prepare them to maximize their learning effectiveness and to increase their own leadership capacity. Through learning assignments, activities, readings, lesson notes, assessments and group work, students will assess where their strengths and opportunities for improvements are regarding their own personal leadership behaviour, the quality of their interpersonal relationships, their organizational awareness and tehir awareness of the larger environmental context. This work will provide a foundation for students to identify and develop priorities and action plans to further enhance their leadership development. In order to maximally benefit from this course, you need to have experience with working in an organization because many of the course assignments, assessments and activities require this context.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
MGMT1340 Employment Law for Leadership Development

Description: Today's workplace is highly regulated from the commencement of the employment relationship through to its termination. An examination of both statutory law and common law will be undertaken in both federal and provincial jurisdictions. Students will review employment standards, health and safety, labour relations, pay equity and human rights legislation as it applies to management and unionized employees and leaders.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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30 Yes Details
CORP0200 Exceptional Customer Service

Description: One of the biggest elements in today's fast paced business world is the importance of good customer service. Poor customer service skills can be detrimental to a business as consumers are continually posting their experiences ( good and bad ) on line. This course will provide understanding of the five needs of customers, quantify the impact of great customer service on profitability, and develop strategies to handle difficult customers.
Hours: 7
Credits: 0
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7   Details
FIN1070 Finance (Leadership Development Series)

Description: Leaders in any organization need to understand the cost of doing business. Financial documents are used to explain how money is used in a business and can be interpreted to predict an organization's success. The ethical and effective use of financial statements and ratio calculations for forecasting and budget preparation can ensure investments or withdrawals within an organization will produce a healthy return or mitigate decline in other areas. Knowing the processes for assessing ROI, creating a budget and anticipating variances are critical in any organization in order to make effective decisions.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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30 Yes Details
CORP0120 Flipping Conflict

Description: Conflict in the workplace consumes a great deal of energy which can lead to frustrated leaders thinking 'flipping conflict!' But what if leaders could 'flip' conflict into positive, productive, conversations about improvements - every problem is an opportunity! This workshop is about understanding what caused the conflict, identifying difficult situations instead of difficult people and moving an organization forward with creative ideas and positive change. Tools to help build trust, diffuse negative emotions and understanding where the conflict started will help participants deal with conflict as it arises.
Hours: 7
Credits: 0
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7   Details
HRM1380 Human Relations (Leadership Development Series)

Description: This course will provide leaders with the appropriate skills and knowledge to be able to effectively recruit personnel, train them, and manage their performance in a professional manner. Leaders will use their knowledge of the concepts of statutory and common law to conduct interviews, handle performance problems, counsel and discipline as required, plan and direct training needs assessments, methods and program delivery.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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30 Yes Details
CORP0100 Leadership Fundamentals - Emotional Intelligence

Description: Research proves that in most industries, emotional intelligence (EQ) is twice as important as IQ and technical skills combined. EQ is the measurement of social as well as emotional functioning and how it represents our success and well-being throughout our personal and professional lives. Effective leaders are the people who know their own strengths and are able to self-manage their emotions to stay flexible and positive. Overall, this workshop will increase self-awareness and behaviour, provide strategies for managing emotions and methods of delivering difficult feed back.
Hours: 7
Credits: 0
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7   Details
MGMT1990 Leading Responsibly (Leadership Development Series)

Description: Sustainability in business is often related to profitability. Organizations now need to incorporate practices that include a more holistic approach to the responsibility corporations have to their communities and the environment. Leaders need to assess the impact of the business in an ethical and globally sustainable way using measures such as Corporate Social Responsibility and triple-bottom line accounting.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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30 Yes Details
MGMT1980 Leading Teams (Leadership Development Series)

Description: This course will examine the leader's role in the development and success of teams in the workplace. Leaders will learn the differences between a group and a team, analyze various types of teams including Self Directed Work Teams, and explain how coaching and mentoring skills assist team effectiveness.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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30 Yes Details
MGMT1400 Managing Change

Description: Today's leaders are often called upon to implement and support the change process. Additionally, they need to be able to identify and respond to internal and external factors that will determine when and what type of change is required. Environmental scanning, identifying trends, implementing and measuring successful change plans are all essential to developing and managing change plans to the benefit of the organization. Organizational readiness and risk assessment will also be discussed in the context of best practices related to change management.
Hours: 28
Credits: 2
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28   Details
MGMT1995 Managing Change (Leadership Development Series)

Description: Today's leaders are often called upon to implement and support the change process. They need to be able to identify and respond to internal and external factors that will determine when and what types of change initiatives are required. Environmental scanning, identifying trends, implementing and measuring successful change are all essential to developing and managing change to the benefit of the organization. Organizational readiness and risk assessment will also be covered in the context of best practices.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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30 Yes Details
MGMT1960 Performance Management

Description: This subject will focus on performance analysis, counselling, constructive feedback, conflict resolution, performance management systems and overall strategies for performance management.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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30 Yes Details
MGMT1350 Project Management

Description: Leadership today involves all aspects of an organization and multiple skills, duties, and responsibilities. This course is designed to meet the needs of leaders in any organization who may be new to project management or who have not had formal project management training. This course provides the practical knowledge to start and complete a project successfully from a leadership perspective. You will learn how the elements of PMI's® Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) are applied during each phase of a project's lifecycle and the implications of project management on leadership within an organization. This will help establish priorities and effectively manage your projects and project teams.
Hours: 28
Credits: 2
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28 Yes Details
CORP0130 Synergistic Teams

Description: This workshop provides an overview of the different types of teams that can be found within different work environments. It will guide participants to use proven techniques that help to build trust within teams and ensure that teams are running at peak efficiency. It will also help with conflict management and team development in order to maximize your team's present and future. Participants will have the opportunity to work through a team simulation to truly understand how to get synergy from a team activity.
Hours: 7
Credits: 0
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7   Details
CORP0210 Train The Trainer

Description: For new training professionals and for other trainers who want a hands-on understanding of the training process, this workshop has been designed to provide a practical, ‘how to' guide of the entire training function from needs assessment to evaluation.

This workshop will not only prepare new training staff with crucial survival skills, but also provide experienced trainers with the skills to ensure that adult learners get the most out of their training. You will learn how to conduct a needs analysis and select the best training strategy and use available tools to measure training outcomes. The participant will gain new skills and techniques to create a high impact learning environment including hands-on practice of training techniques, presentation skills, icebreakers and effectively managing the learning environment.
Hours: 16
Credits: 0
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16   Closed

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