Part-time Courses - Community & Social Services
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|Course #||Courses||Length (Hours)||Distance||Status|
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.
|MGMT1830||Communication Systems in the Not-For-Profit Sector
Description: Not-for-profit organizations need to address communication systems for both internal and external audiences at the macro and micro level. This course explores models, processes and practices for communicating with a wide variety of stakeholders, and the means of enabling information sharing and dialogue. Learners investigate communication systems relating to crisis management, marketing, public relations, and staff communications.
|FIT0020||CPTN Certification Exam
Description: This exam workshop will give participants the opportunity to challenge the Personal Trainer certification exam through The Certified Professional Trainer's Network (CPTN). The exam consists of both theory based and practical based. There will be a certified practical assessor on site.
Description: Based on the general principles of national citizenship, environmental citizenship goes beyond national borders to emphasize global environmental rights and responsibilities – to focus on both conservation of and planned sustainable use of our planet's resources, as well as the recognition that environmental health is a prerequisite to human health. Learn more about the environment and how to take responsible environmental action. A journey into adopting attitudes and behaviours that foster global environmental responsibility.
|OLRN1057||Introduction To Psychology
Description: In order to understand ourselves and interact appropriately with others, we must first understand the basis for behaviour. The study of psychology provides you with an understanding of why people think and act as they do. It examines the scientific process of research, the human brain and the nervous system, sensation and perception, learning, memory and personality.
|OLRN1530||Introduction To Sociology
Description: Sociology is the study of people and how they interact with each other and various social groups. This course deals with the study of people's lives, their relationship to society as a whole, and how people are affected by the society in which they live. The concepts, theories and methods of the discipline will be introduced and discussed with particular emphasis on the dynamics of Canadian society and Canadian social problems.
|FIT0010||Personal Training Level I - The Art and Science of Personal Training
Description: This course will prepare participants to challenge the certification exam with the Certified Professional Trainer's Network. Course topics include health screening, anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, nutrition communication, disability & personal training, musculoskeletal injuries, resistance training and legal liability.
|VOLM1150||Volunteer Management: Understanding and Resolving Conflict
Description: Conflict arises in all types of organizations including those that exist to help people. This workshop provides participants with a basic understanding of the sources of conflict, and identifies key theories and skills to help resolve conflict in voluntary organizations. Reducing areas of potential conflict between volunteers and paid staff will be addressed.
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