Professional Development (Short Courses)

Professional training short courses are available in a range of focused learning areas.  Available exclusively online, these courses provide an affordable way to address a wide range of training in short time, as each course averages 2 hours in length. 

Click the following categories to see specific course offerings:


Administration & Finance

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  • Administrative Office Procedures
  • Budget & Financial Reports
  • Customer Support
  • Administrative Support
  • Call Center Training
  • Executive & Personal Assistants
  • Archiving & Records Management
  • Client Service
  • Handling a Difficult Customer
  • Basic Bookkeeping
  • Contact Center Training

 


Business

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  • Business Acumen
  • Event Planning
  • Proposal Writing
  • Business Writing
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Collaborative Business Writing
  • Goal Setting & Getting Things Done
  • Risk Assessment & Management
  • Communication Strategies
  • Knowledge Management
  • Safety in the Workpalce
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Lean Process & Six Sigma
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Contract Management
  • Media & Public Relations
  • Telework & Telecommuting
  • Creating a Great Webinar
  • Measuring Results from Training
  • The Cloud and Business
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Meeting Management
  • Universal Safety Practices
  • Critical Thinking
  • Negotation Skills
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Cyber Security
  • Networking Within the Company
  • Workplace Diversity
  • Developing a Lunch & Learn
  • Networking Outside the Company
  • Workplace Harrassment
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Performance Management
  • Workplace Violence
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Personal Branding
  • Ethics in Business
  • Presentation Skills

 



Human Resources & Safety

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  • Civility in the Workplace
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Hiring Strategies
  • Conducting Annual Employee Reviews
  • Employee Recognition
  • Human Resource Management
  • Crisis Management
  • Employee Recruitment
  • Millennial Onboarding
  • Developing Corporate Behavior
  • Employee Termination Processes
  • Social Media in the Workplace
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Generation Gaps

 

  • Employee Motivation
  • Health & Wellness at Work

Leadership & Management

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  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • High Performance Teams Remote Workforce
  • Talant Management
  • Being a Likeable Boss
  • Leadership & Influence
  • Team Builing for Managers
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Manager Management
  • Team Builing through Chemistry
  • Change Management
  • Managing Your Projects
  • Teamwork and Team Building
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Middle Manager
  • Train-the-Trainer
  • Developing New Manager
  • Office Politics for Managers
  • Virtual Team Builing & Management
  • Delivering Constructive Criticism
  • Servant Leadership
  • Woment in Leadership
  • High Performance Teams within a Company
  • Supervising Others

Microsoft Office Specialist

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  • MS Access 2016 Essentials
  • MS Outlook 2016 Essentials
  • MS Excel 2016 Expert
  • MS Excel 2016 Essentials
  • MS PowerPoint 2016 Essentials
  • MS Word 2016 Expert
  • MS Outlook 2016 Essentials
  • MS Word 2016 Essentials

Sales & Marketing

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  • Coaching Salespeople
  • Motivating Your Sales Team
  • Social Media Marketing
  • In Person Sales
  • Overcoming Sales Objections
  • Top 10 Sales Secrets
  • Internet Marketing Fundamentals
  • Prospecting & Lead Generation
  • Trade Show Staff Training
  • Marketing Basics
  • Sales 101

Soft Skills

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  • Adult Learning - Mental Skills
  • Improving Self Awareness
  • Personal Productivity
  • Adult Learning -Physical Skills
  • Increasing Your Happiness
  • Self-Leadership
  • Anger Management
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Social Intelligence
  • Assertivness & Self Confidence
  • Job Search Skills
  • Social Learning
  • Attention Management
  • Life Coaching Essentials
  • Stress Management
  • Body Language Basics
  • Managing Personal Finances
  • Taking Initiative
  • Business Etiquette
  • Managing Workplace Anxiety
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Developing Creativity
  • mLearning Essentials
  • Ten Soft Skills You Need
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Multi-Level Marketing
  • Time Management
  • Improving Mindfulness
  • Organizational Skills

Prerequisites:  None

Exam:  There is no final exam for these short courses but there are quizzes throughout the courses to test your knowledge.  Upon completion, participant will receive a certificate of completion.

Canada-Alberta Job Grant:  Customize your training by selecting the specific courses you need to build your skills and advance your career.  Reimbursement for 2/3rd of your training costs is available under the Canada Alberta Job Grant.  You can choose multiple courses in your application so that the combined training is over 21 hours in length to meet the minimum number of hours of training for funding.  To learn about the requirements for grant funding, click here.