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 Faculty of Open Learning & Career Development also offers continuous enrolment courses that can be taken at any time at your own pace. 

Robotic Process Automation Basics The first course of the Certificate in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) focuses on RPA basics, UiPath, downloading and installing UiPath Studio, learning UiPath Studio, task recorder, sequence, flowchart, and control flow. Sept. 1
Theories of Adult Learning This course is designed to introduce you to the foundational theories and principles of adult learning.  You will explore the ways in which theory connects to practice, how to utilize the principles of Universal Design for Learning, and how to foster engagement in adult learning experiences.  Learners will also explore their own theory of adult learning. Sept. 3
Understanding EDI: An Organization Imperative This course will take a deep dive into the subjects of diversity and inclusion. It will provide participants with an increased understanding and confidence in engaging in conversations that highlight the urgency for advancing diversity and inclusion in this moment. Sept. 3
Government Structures and Intergovernmental Relations The purpose of this course is to examine and understand the organizational dimensions of governance and public management as they pertain to the Canadian parliamentary system within the framework and context of federalism Sept. 6
Human Resource Management and Diversity You will examine human resource management within the public sector, and understand concepts of diversity, inclusion and equity within the context of human resources.  Sept. 6
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. Sept. 7
Introduction to CLIL in an EMI Context This course focuses on understanding Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). Participants examine their immediate teaching context, develop an understanding of the content-language relationship, understand core English language skills, identify potential problems in an EMI environment, and work towards possible solutions. Sept. 7
Language for Teaching in an EMI Context Competency in the English language in an EMI context can affect the level and quality of instruction. In this course, participants will learn and practice use of English language in designing and delivering lessons in an EMI context. This course develops CLIL pedagogical experience with hands-on activities. Sept. 7
Implementation of CLIL Practices in an EMI Context Practical implementation of theoretical and pedagogical principals is an essential element of Module 4. Participants practice CLIL principles in micro-teaching sessions. Participants will practice principles of course design for an EMI classroom. Sept. 7
Understanding the Value of Customer Success This course covers the need for customer success strategies, the importance of customer service professionals and trends in the marketplace. Participants will build knowledge on the evolution of customer success management including techniques on how to increase customer satisfaction, strategies, missions and visions that support customer success. Sept. 9
Children Recruited and Used in Violence This course has been designed for the needs and experiences of Canadian police officers, as well as community practitioners who work collaboratively with police, in order to provide a comprehensive overview of the issue of the recruitment and use of children in violence from both an international and domestic perspective. This course focuses on interdisciplinary solutions to prevent the recruitment and use of children in violence around the globe. Sept. 9
Workplace Diversity and Inclusion You will explore the concepts of diversity and inclusion, reflect on your own lived experience, and draw connections between diversity and inclusion and the suOLCDss of businesses and their employees. Sept. 10
Career Transition Management We will review the range of emotional responses and behavioural implications associated with a variety of career transitions. Learners will gain the knowledge and skills used to identify and assist with the specific challenges facing adults who are experiencing a career transition. Topics include handling loss and change, problem-solving, decision-making and building self-esteem.  Sept. 10
Theories, Models & Strategies of Career Development In this course, You will examine issues of culture and diversity in relation to career development theories. By analyzing the strengths and limitations of these theories, models, and practices, you can apply them appropriately in your work. Sept. 10
Coaching Skills for Leaders Organizations in all parts of the world in all sectors are looking for leaders who can coach so that they can get the best possible results from their most valuable resource – the people. This course examines the skills and attributes needed to develop an effective coaching style. Sept. 13