These Professional Development non-credit courses are offered in the fall and winter sessions on weekdays and/or Saturday.
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Fundamentals & Practice
30 hours | 900-A45-00-01 | Tuition: $395
Project management skills are required in any workplace – whatever your profession. Whether you need to understand its fundamentals, intend to choose a career in project management or simply apply it at your work place directly or indirectly.
Nowadays, professionals & independent entrepreneurs face challenges to manage various projects with different magnitudes. These challenges may include managing clients, new research projects, initiating a new employee recruitment campaign, the creation of a new program or a new product launch. Whatever your projects are, they require you to have sound project management skills.
Who should attend:
- Independent entrepreneurs leading their own businesses
- Individuals just starting out in a leadership position (or already in a leadership position) and needing to sharpen their understanding of project management fundamentals.
- Employees wanting to move ahead in their present company by acquiring project management tools to build their career
- Individuals seeking general knowledge on project management to apply it directly or indirectly in their workplace
What you will learn:
- To initiate, plan, and execute a project that meets objectives and satisfies stakeholders.
- To manage time/scope/cost trade-offs,
- To perform risk assessment and planning
- To ensure project quality
- To guarantee effective communications between the involved stakeholders
Instructor: Mr. Peter Hanna has a Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.), a Master in Business Administration (MBA) & credentials in accounting (CPA, CMA). He has more than 16 years of experience in Project/Program Management, Business Development, Strategic Planning & Product Management in the domains of aerospace and manufacturing. In addition, Mr. Hanna has experience in teaching Project Management (PM) academically and applying Agile Project Management (using the framework of ‘SCRUM’) at his work place using various PM tools.
Saturday: 9:00 – 15:30
Mar. 24 – May 26 (no class on Mar. 31, Apr. 7, May 5 & 19)
Team Leadership and Teamwork
30 hours | 900-A40-00-01 | Tuition: $395
Team leaders are not born that way, they learned the skills that make a difference for their team and their team results. Organizations seek them to improve performance, quality, customer service, sales and profitability. Such leaders bring results to benefit everyone. They are promoted by organizations. This course provides method, structure and tools to build strong cohesive teams around you.
Who should attend:
- Newly promoted leaders, managers and supervisors
- Workers seeking personal career development
- People seeking to improve team dynamic and work satisfaction in their work environment
What you will learn:
- Fundamentals of a team, team processes and teamwork
- Build a team around you to master processes or projects
- Team roles and personal / career growth for you and your team
- Find / define your natural leadership style and the style appropriate for your team
- How to structure a team Solving problems as a team – Simple problem solving techniques Communication within and around a team Conflicts resolution in teams Measuring team results</li
Instructor : Alain Gardner P.Eng. ACC, 6SBB, is a seasoned executive manager, entrepreneur and coach. He offers his 25 years of worldwide experience to help people and businesses work together, to grow strong and competitive. He has vast experience making people and business successful even in the toughest markets. “Knowledge feeds perceptions which is the base for attitude. Attitude drives success in every work and life environment.”
Feb. 13 – Apr. 24 (no class on March 6)
Students registering in a non-credit Language, Professional Development or Interest course may register online (OMNIVOX) as of December 11, 2017 or in person (WALK-IN) as of Tuesday, January 16 at 16:00.
New students registering in a non-credit English or French language course must take a placement test before registering.
Les nouveaux étudiants doivent passer un test de classement avant de s’inscrire à un cours non-crédité d’anglais ou de français.
English and French Placement Testing (for new students)
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Registrar’s Office- Herzberg Building (H-128)
HOW TO REGISTER
ONLINE OMNIVOX REGISTRATION
- Select a course
- Click the registration button which will bring you to MIA online registration
- Click confirm registration
- Pay fees using MasterCard or Visa
- Select a course
- Complete the non-credit Professional Development and Interest course Registration form ( see below)
- Be prepared to pay fees in full : Visa/MasterCard/Interac/Cash
For additional information, go to General Information
Fees for Senior Citizens (65 years & over)
Seniors are eligible for a 20% discount on tuition fees for all courses.
Tuition fees for non–credit Language, Professional Development and Interest courses are refundable upon receipt of written notification as follows:
- Full refund before the first scheduled class
- 50% refund before the second scheduled class
- No refund after the second scheduled class
To officially withdraw from a course, students must provide a written request which includes their name, student ID and course number by one of the following methods:
- E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Come in person to the Registrar’s Office (H-128)
- Fax: 514-457-6812
The Centre for Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel any non-credit course due to insufficient registration prior to the start of class. Students registered in a cancelled class will be contacted and their monies refunded in full.