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Courses
Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
GINT0201 A Landlord's Rights and Obligations in Ontario

Description: This workshop will cover the do's and don'ts of purchasing, renting and managing residential rental property in Ontario. Many landlords have little knowledge of current Ontario housing laws, leaving them highly vulnerable to tenants who take advantage of the law's bias in their favor. This workshop will guide you through your rights and obligations as a landlord under the Ontario Landlord Tenant Act. Knowledge is the key to a successful income property!
Hours: 6
Credits: 0
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6   Details
GINT0702 Building Wealth Through Real Estate Level 1

Description: Across the country, ordinary Canadians are building wealth and freedom by real estate investing. The return from owning investment property can pay for a child's education; fund retirement; and provide passive income for leisure activities and hobbies. Learn how to research and finance properties that will attract good tenants who will pay the mortgage for you, while you enjoy the cash flow and appreciation your properties provide. In this course you'll learn how to get started, the top common costly mistakes newbie investors make and how to avoid them, and why real estate is safer than, and outperforming, stocks and bonds over the long term. This course is taught by Tahani Aburaneh, one of Canada's leading experts in real estate investing and bestselling author of Real Estate Riches.
Hours: 3
Credits: 0
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3   Details
ENTR1000 Consulting In Career Development: Entrepreneurial & Intrapreneurial Roles

Description: This course explores the roles of intrepreneurs in career development oriented organizations and entrepreneurs operating their own counselling or consulting practices in career development. Students will assess their personal suitability for operating a consulting practice or abilities to act intrapreneurially within an organization. Market research techniques and marketing strategies will be developed. Students will prepare a business plan for a consulting practice or funding proposal for a career development program.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45   Details
COMM1752 Genealogy Basics

Description: Tracing your family's history is a fascinating journey. Who will you discover? Genealogy Basics will help you understand the genealogy research process and the way we interpret the information we find. This course guides you through the search process for family names using several subscription-based Web sites, which you can access while you're enrolled in the class. Along the way, you'll learn through hands-on examples that help you dig deeper into your family's past. You'll develop a strategy to accomplish your objectives, evaluate the results, and share that information with others. You'll discover, in simple terms, where to look, who to contact, and how to make your family history come alive. Was it truth or goof? Where's the proof? Find out why close counts not only in horseshoes, but also in hunting your heritage. www.ed2go.com/conestoga
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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COMM1941 Get Funny

Description: Humor enhances everything you do, no matter whether you're looking to deliver better presentations, increase your marketability as a writer, deliver more hits to a Web site, or simply become friendlier and more outgoing. Whether you're naturally funny or want to be, this hilarious course will help you sharpen your wit. NOTE: This course cannot be used as a credit towards Conestoga programs.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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24 Yes Details
GINT0435 Song Writing 101

Description: You really can make a living writing songs.
This course is designed to help you learn to write songs, and more importantly re-write songs.
Jamie Warren, (jamiewarren.com) is one of Canada's most awarded singer song writers and he will supply you with a writer's template, and professional guidance that will help you get your songs to radio and compete in today's music marketplace. Along the way, you'll also learn about the business of writing songs. This includes radio, television, royalties/publishing, and places to find funding support for your recording projects.
The ability to read music is not required, but participants should be able to play an instrument well enough to be able to present their original material to the class, and be willing to work with others to both critique and possibly co-create pieces of music.
A key board will be available for use within the classroom. Please bring your guitar if you play one.
Hours: 15
Credits: 0
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15   Details
GINT0212 Surviving in the Wilderness without Your GPS

Description: This course enables participants to confidently use both a map and compass to navigate without the use of a GPS, or electronic instruments. This course would be of great interest to hikers, boaters, outdoor people, or anyone that uses a GPS in the field or water. If your GPS breaks, shut down, or is lost, you'll always have a low tech, highly accurate, waterproof and shock resistant way of finding your way out.
Topics include; how to read the map and compass accurately, interpret contours, set bearings and declinations to set for your compass to make it accurate, how to navigate in the field and more importantly, NOT GET LOST.
You will be able to pinpoint your position, precisely go to the positions you want to get to, and find the best path. You will also learn various ways of finding direction day or night without a compass.
This course requires a professional compass.
You will need to bring it without to the first class to participate.
Silva compass. Either Model Ranger CLQ, CL or CL Hi-Vis. Available at Sails.
Suunto MC-2. Either in degrees (360) or in Mils (6400). Available at Adventure Guide.
The price is about $69.00 without tax
Feel free to contact the instructor John Pullman H 519-743-6128 or C 519-589-2432 for any course related questions.
Hours: 12
Credits: 0
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12   Details
SOC1001 Understanding Adolescents

Description: To know your kids is to love them. In this course, an experienced social worker will help you gain a deep understanding and appreciation of your adolescent's development and behavior. You'll uncover the secrets of the adolescent mind and gain valuable information on how they think, how they feel, how their identities develop, and what steps you can take to ensure that you are well prepared to meet the needs of the teens in your life. NOTE: This course cannot be used as a credit towards Conestoga programs.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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24 Yes Details

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