Professional Development Programs
Do you want to excel in today's fast-paced global marketplace? The following courses on strategic business topics can give you the edge you need.
PMP Exam Preparation - April 25 - 27 and May 1 - 2, 2017
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This five-day course (spread over two weeks) provides participants with practical guidance on how projects are actually managed as well as explaining how these practical processes align with the latest PMBOK. Participants will prepare to successfully take the PMP® or CAPM® examination, attain their professional certification and put this knowledge to work in managing real projects...
Influence and Stakeholder Management - May 18 - 19, 2017 (Victoria)
This course will address the often neglected art of listening, interviewing, conducting effective presentations and leading meetings. You will learn to use the psychology of power and persuasion to engage and influence stakeholders...Learn more about Influence and Stakeholder Management
Introduction to Project Management
October 23 - 24, 2017 (Victoria) - October 25 - 26, 2017 2017 (Vancouver)
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This two-day introductory course gives new project managers and project team members the essential tools they need to deliver successful projects on time, on budget and in scope...
Facilitative Leadership - November 22 - 23, 2017
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Today's managers must network, coach, partner and inspire individuals to work toward intangibles like learning... continuous improvement... and excellence...
Thriving on Change - November 29 - 30, 2017
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Thriving on Change equips you with the skills to navigate and lead change in the workplace and thrive upon it. Take this course to help better identify the improvements that can be brought about by change, build engagement and minimize distrust...
Strategy Execution - 2018 Dates coming soon
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This course teaches you the essentials of execution, strategy, leadership, innovation, and decision making, including key roles and responsibilities, as well as understanding all of the key steps in the strategy execution methodology - from idea to done...
“My only regret is not taking this course two years ago. The information presented is clear with practical applications. There are many "aha" moments throughout this course with lots of participation and working in groups.”
- Megan Shurko 8 Moments of Power 2015, Business & Clinical Coach, Watermark Dental Group
“Great course. Very interactive and worthwhile taking.”
- Emil Bock, Introduction to Project Management 2015, Manager, Energy & Capital Projects, School District 68
“This course was amazing! I would strongly recommend it to anyone in a leadership role. It reaffirmed for me what I am doing well and provided me the opportunity to learn more skills to enhance my leadership. I look forward to engaging with my learning from this course both professionally and personally!”
Lori Klear, Facilitative Leadership 2015, Student Affairs Coordinator, UVic: School of Nursing
“A very interesting and well facilitated course with different perspectives brought by all the participants.”
Dave Williams, Thriving on Change 2014, Head of Production, Submarine Project, Seaspan Victoria Shipyards