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Affordable workshops are offered during convenient daytime hours.

The workshops listed below offer a wide range of efficient and effective ways for employers to source specific training for individuals or groups of employees.

Browse through our Areas of Training.

Through our training partner, ed2go, we also offer six-week-long format courses with monthly start dates. View our ed2go courses.

Click on the course code or title below for a full description of the course. If available for registration, clicking on "Details" in the Status column will open a new browser tab or window in the Student Portal.

Courses
Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
COMM0120 Dealing with Difficult People

Description: This one-day workshop will help participants recognize the importance of dealing effectively with difficult people, whether they are co-workers, managers, customers, suppliers, members of the community, neighbours or even family. The skills of interpersonal effectiveness are the same, the continued practice of these skills will help develop confidence and competence in dealing with such people and situations.
Hours: 7
Credits: 0
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7   Details
COMM0261 Effective Communication Strategies

Description: Communicating is becoming more difficult in today's fast-paced world, and managing the various communication channels requires effective information and formal communication skills. This workshop will help you identify the key elements of communicating and learn specific effective communication strategies.
Hours: 7
Credits: 0
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7   Details
MGMT0180 Effective Time Management

Description: In this Workshop, professionals who are seeking improved time-management skills so that they can perform more effectively will learn to identify effective time-management strategies, including establishing priorities, and identifying the tasks that will be critical to achieving those goals through a personal time-management action plan.
Hours: 8
Credits: 0
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8   Details
COMM0040 Emotional Intelligence

Description: Research shows that for jobs ofall kinds, emotional intelligence (EQ) is twice as important as IQ plus technical skills combined. EQ is a measure of our emotional and social functioning and significantly responsible for our success and well-being in 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. These are the leaders who are able to motivate and get the most out of their very valuable people resource.
Hours: 7
Credits: 0
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7   Details
MGMT0530 Influence Without Authority

Description: Whether you are an internal expert (SME), project leader or staff support person, gaining the respect and cooperation of others is critical to your success. Without formal authority it can be difficult to get the attention, priority and help you need. Learn the key behaviours that drive positive influence and how to apply different influence styles when working with different people. Earn the respect and trust of others through communicating in a positive, proactive manner. Apply a range of tools that help motivate others to work with you. Create collaborative work relations focused on achieving the goals and results that you are hoping for.
Hours: 7
Credits: 0
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7   Details
COMP0011 Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 1

Description: This course is intended for people who want to gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft office Excel 2013 that is necessary to create and develop worksheets and learn to use, store and manipulate data. This is an introductory level course suitable for new users.
Please email Diane LePage at dlepage@conestogac.on.ca if you have a group of 5 or more and would like to have training delivered at your location.Or if you have a request to do customizes training specific to your company needs.

Get started with Excel 2013.

Perform calculations.

Modify a worksheet.

Format a worksheet.

Print workbook contents.

Manage large workbooks.

Customize the Excel environment.
Hours: 6
Credits: 0
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6   Details
COMP0012 Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 2

Description: This course builds upon the foundational Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013 knowledge and skills you've already acquired and sets you on the road to creating advanced workbooks and worksheets that will deepen your firm's business intelligence.

Main topics covered in this Level are:

Managing Range Names, Creating and Using Workbook Templates, Applying Worksheet Security, Creating and Using Outlines, Using the IF Function, Linking Formulas, Modifying and Restoring Links, Working with Multiple Workbooks, Working with Multiple Worksheets, Consolidating Data, Creating Charts, Changing Chart Data, Modifying Chart Elements, Creating Custom Charts, Working with Styles, Annotating Worksheets, Using Sparklines.

If you are comfortable with around 75% of the topics covered you should look at the next level and consider attending that level.

Please email Diane LePage at dlepage@conestogac.on.ca if you have a group of 5 or more and would like to have training delivered at your location.Or if you had a request to do customizes training specific to your company needs.
Hours: 6
Credits: 0
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6   Details
COMP0013 Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 3

Description: Your previous experience with Microsoft Excel has given you a solid foundation in working with this software. You can use Excel efficiently and effectively to solve problems for your business. In this course, you will learn about some of the more advanced features of Excel, including automating common tasks, auditing workbooks to avoid errors, sharing your data with other people, analyzing data, and using Excel data in other applications.

Beyond the basic features, Excel offers many advanced features that will help you create better, more accurate workbooks. There are also tools that allow you to share your work with other people.

Please email Diane LePage at dlepage@conestogac.on.ca if you have a group of 5 or more and would like to have training delivered at your location.Or if you had a request to do customizes training specific to your company needs.
Hours: 6
Credits: 0
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CoRequisites:

6   Details
MGMT0681 Transitioning into the Leadership Role

Description: This highly interactive and engaging session transitions the role of leaders from doing a job and to leading others. Learn how to balance the task and people dimensions of leadership. Understand what helps and hinders effective leadership and how to positively engage people. Apply a range of tools to ensure people are both accountable and empowered to acheive results.
Hours: 7
Credits: 0
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7   Details
COMM0271 Working With Teams

Description: This workshop provides an overview of the different types of teams that can currently be found within a manufacturing environment. It will guide participants to use proven techniques that help to build trust within teams and ensure that teams are running at peak efficiency. The ‘activity to transfer learning' gets everyone involved and provides participants with an opportunity to put their newly learned skills to work!
Hours: 7
Credits: 0
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7   Details
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