Upcoming Courses

We have a wide portfolio of courses to offer you. Click on any of the courses below to find out more details and how to register.

The College of Continuing Education also offers continuous enrolment courses that can be taken at any time at your own pace. 

Agile Project Management Reflecting best practices recommended by the Project Management Institute (PMI), the course will look at how iterative and incremental life cycles can be used to deliver business value. Providing a process framework that can engage and energize teams, the course will review the role of the Project Manager as it relates to agile projects and the practices highly agile teams use to satisfy client needs. Start Date:
April 21
Personal Leadership: Leading the Self Before Leading Others This online course offers participants a chance to assess how they respond to ambiguous situations, decision points and conflict. It offers a step-by-step process for taking charge of your own reactions and becoming aware of your own judgements, emotions and physical sensations resulting in greater clarity and resolve in determining the best options - especially in situations of conflict and change. Start Date:
April 22
Enterprise and Strategic Analysis This course is beneficial to those pursuing a career in business analysis or experienced professionals seeking to refine their skills and knowledge into a business analyst role. Start Date:
April 26
Robotic Process Automation Basics This is the first course of the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Certificate and will provide detailed knowledge about RPA principles and practice. Start Date:
April 28
Train the Trainer Train the Trainer (TTT) provides an opportunity for participants to build confidence and capacity in designing and delivering dynamic, interactive and effective training sessions. Start Date:
April 30
Academic Math IAcademic Math has been developed to prepare you for the math involved in non-calculus courses. If you have solid math skills (at least grade 11 academic level) and want to develop them to the university level necessary for entrance to the Faculty of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Management and Nursing programs, this course is designed for you. This course is accepted by Dalhousie University in place of NS Math 12 Academic. Start Date
May 3
Creativity and Innovation Jointly delivered in an exciting partnership between Dalhousie and NSCAD universities, this six-week fully online course covers the creative process, key components of creativity and innovation, and how to bring creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship together in a collaborative process. Start Date
May 3
Innovation This module will introduce the processes of human-centered design and value proposition design for the academic context. These are processes for developing and testing novel solutions to problems that have been used successfully in organizations from high-growth startups to NGOs in developing countries, and employ familiar methods such as hypothesis testing and qualitative research. Start Date
May 3
Pre-Calculus Plus Pre-calculus Math has been designed for the majority of students either requiring Pre-calculus to gain admittance to the Dalhousie B.Sc. program or as a preparation for Calculus 1000.  Start Date
May 3
Electrical Inspection This course covers important components of electrical systems within a residential structure such as wiring systems, service panels, grounding systems, devices, and fixtures.  Start Date
May 3
Plumbing Inspection This course will prepare you to inspect the interior water supply and distribution systems of a residential dwelling. It will include discussions on faucets and fixtures as well as water heating equipment and drain/vent/waste systems. Start Date
May 3
Communication and Professional Practice This course focuses on the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of the home inspection profession in order to meet or exceed minimum levels of performance and assure public confidence. It also demonstrates an understanding of the need to comply with applicable laws and regulations, contracts, and business practices as they relate to the home inspection profession.  Start Date
May 3
Heating I Inspection This course will prepare you to inspect the interior water supply and distribution systems of a residential dwelling. It will include discussions on faucets and fixtures as well as water heating equipment and drain/vent/waste systems Start Date
May 3
Heating II Inspection This course covers various installed heating systems including gas and oil furnaces and hot water boilers. The focus is on the inspector's ability to recognize the energy source, condition, and safety concerns as well as inspecting the actual heating equipment.  Start Date
May 3
Insulation and Interior Inspection This course covers the following components of insulation and interior within a residential structure: thermal insulation, vapour retarders, ventilation systems of attics, crawl spaces, roof assemblies and interior spaces, walls, ceilings, floors, doors and windows, steps, stairways, landings, and railings, installed countertops and cabinets, garage doors and door operators. Start Date
May 3
Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Inspection This course covers how to inspect and identify the type, material, condition, safety concerns of cooling systems, cooling distribution systems, and residential heat pumps.  Start Date
May 3
Roofing Inspection This course focuses on the roofing components of a residential dwelling including roof coverings, roof drainage systems, flashings and roof penetrations. You will learn to identify the common problems that apply to each roofing component as well as the causes and implications of each problem. Start Date
May 3
Exterior Inspection This course focuses on the exterior components including vegetation, grading, drainage, retaining walls, driveways, patios, walkways, decks, balconies, stoops, steps, porch railings, wall cladding, flashing, trim, eaves, soffits, fascia, exterior doors, and windows. You will learn to recognize safety concerns and compliance issues that affect system performance. Start Date
May 3
Structure Inspection This course focuses on the structural components of a residential dwelling including footings and foundations, floors, walls, and roof/ceiling structures. You will learn to recognize safety concerns and compliance issues that affect system performance. Start Date
May 3
Wood Dust Explosion Prevention This seminar is intended to cover all aspects of dust explosion prevention including NFPA and OSHA code requirements as well as recommended proven engineering practices which control the collection, transport, storage and disposal of explosive dusts.  Start Date
May 6
Mindfulness at Work This interactive online course is aimed at providing you with an opportunity to take a break from dealing with crises and ambiguity. You will learn sustainable techniques and practices to reduce your stress levels, refocus your attention, and increase your productivity in your professional, as well as your personal life. It has been listed on REFINERY29.COM  as one of "The Coolest Virtual Courses You Can Take at Canada's Top Schools." Start Date
May 6
Introduction to Blockchain Platforms, Cryptocurrencies and the Digital Economy  This is the second module in the 100% online Blockchain Certificate Program and provides learners with an introduction to the specific information related to blockchain platforms including Hyper Ledger, Bitcoin and Ethereum. The latter half of the module is designed to provide you with a foundational background and understanding cryptocurrencies, and the digital economy. Start Date
May 6
Psychological Health in the Workplace: Managing Stress and Emotions This course will explore the impacts of Canadians' mental health in the workplace, the statistics and legislation, as well as facilitating your internal capacity to develop tools to manage emotions and distress. Start Date
May
11
Project Management Essentials This  fundamental course is an accessible, hands-on journey through a project from initiation to closing, with a special emphasis on initiation and planning. Course participants work in project teams to practice PM tools while they experience the realistic challenges that are encountered on projects. Start Date
May
11
Grabbing the Spotlight: Developing Your Professional Presence In today's work environment, as good as you may be, if nobody is aware of you, the chances of getting hired or advancing in your career are limited. So how you present yourself and maintain that presence is key to your success. In this six-week, course we will discover and develop ways and means in developing a noteworthy professional presence. Start Date
May
12
Increase Your Personal Impact using Persuasion and Influence This evidence-based course will demonstrate how persuasion and influence really work. Learn simple techniques to increase your personal impact and change your world for the better, both ethically and subtly. Start Date
May
12
Designing and Teaching Online This twelve-hour module focuses on the benefits and challenges of adult learning in an electronic environment. The benefits and challenges of e-learning solutions for adult learners will be examined. Participants will be shown the difference between text-driven, interactive, and simulation e-learning. Start Date
May
14
Persuasive Writing Focusing on reports and proposals, this course will give you practical strategies that will enable you to use writing to make action happen. Over four weeks, you will complete four modules and two assignments. The course includes two virtual coaching sessions. Start Date
May
18
Neurodiversity and Mental Health in the Workplace and Community This course will teach you what you need to know about mental health from the patient's perspective as it pertains to the workplace and the psychiatric institution, and what you need to know about barriers for people with learning disabilities. Start Date
May
25