Courses and Programs

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Dalhousie’s Executive Education courses and programs immediately enhance performance by providing high-value skills, capabilities and knowledge to manage complex challenges, meet operational and strategic needs and enhance competitive advantage. 

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Courses and programs can be custom crafted specifically for your requirements with competitive pricing. We offer flexible program delivery options that balance the learning needs of participants with their personal and professional responsibilities. 

Leadership Certificate Programs

Public Administration Management Program

Winter 2020 Course Descriptions. Registration is Open.

Digital Governance

Online
January 13 - February 29, 2020
Instructors: Dr. Jeffrey Roy & Dr. Sandra Toze
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Tuition: $695

This course can be taken individually or as part of the five-course Certificate in Public Policy and Management.

The purpose of this course is to gain a deeper understanding of how digital technologies and the internet are transforming government and governance, both administratively and democratically. 

Core objectives of this course include:

  • Developing an understanding of globalization, digital transformation and e-governance; 
  • Developing an understanding the importance of digital technologies in modernizing government, both in terms of policy and services; 

Human Resource Management and Diversity

Online Course
Dates: March 2 - April 17, 2020
Instructor: Sylvia Holz

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Tuition: $695 +HST

This course can be taken individually or as part of the five-course Certificate in Public Policy and Management.

The purpose of this course is to examine human resource management within the public sector, and understand concepts of diversity, inclusion and equity within the context of human resources.

The core objectives of the course include:

  • Developing an understanding of human resource management and functions within the public sector;
  • Developing an understanding of the concepts of diversity and inclusion; 
  • Developing an understanding of the role of including a diversity lens into both policymaking and human resources. 

Public Sector Leadership & Ethics

Online Course
Dates: April 20 - June 6, 2020
Instructor: Dr. Martine Durier-Copp

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Tuition: $695 +HST

This course can be taken individually or as part of the five-course Certificate in Public Policy and Management.

This course examines theories and leadership frameworks within the public sector, as well as the components for highly effective leadership.  Fostering high integrity organisations through ethical leadership.

Therefore, the core objectives of this course include:

  • Understanding the link between leadership and public sector innovation;
  • Developing strategic thinking, visioning capabilities; fostering managerial excellence, mobilizing people and teams, and driving performance management;
  • Developing an understanding of ethical issues and dilemmas including how to deal with them; 
  • Developing an understanding of the relationship between leadership and ethics. 

FinTech: The Future of Financial Services

FinTech: The Future of Financial Services

Format: One-Day Workshop
Date: Friday, February 21, 2020
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building
Course Facilitator: Maria Pacurar, PhD
Price: $395 + HST

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Course Description

This one-day course exposes participants to the FinTech landscape and explores parts of the financial services ecosystem already impacted or most likely to be impacted by FinTech: wealth management, payments, money transfers and settlements, investment banking, lending, trade finance, and compliance and security. 

Topics include blockchain and cryptocurrencies, peer-to-peer lending, equity crowdfunding and initial coin offerings (ICOs), digital advisory and trading systems, InsurTech, and RegTech.  

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this highly interactive course, participants will:

  • Know the factors that contributed to the emergence of FinTech.
  • Understand the FinTech ecosystem.
  • Be aware of the models of bank engagement with FinTech firms.
  • Appreciate the opportunities and risks posed by FinTech.
  • Be aware of the challenges around ethics and regulation of using customer data and AI.
  • Appreciate the role of traditional banks and FinTech companies in economies.


Course and Program Calendar - 2019-2020

Course/Program Registration Date Instructor(s)
Public Policy & Management Certificate Program - ONLINE Applications Now Being Accepted Click here for program details.

Winter 2020

   
Digital Governance (online)
Registration closes January 5th, 2020
January 13 - February 29, 2020 Dr. Jeffrey Roy
Human Resource Management & Diversity (online) March 2 - April 18, 2020 Sylvia Holz, MPAM
Public Sector Leadership and Ethics (online) April 20 - June 6, 2020 Dr. Martine Durier-Copp
FinTech: The Future of  Financial Services (one-day workshop) May 8, 2020 Dr. Maria Pacurar
Leadership & Innovation Workshop May 12-14, 2020 Dr. Heidi Weigand