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Human Resources

Applying Lean Sigma Practices to HR Functions (LERN) - HRST 9000

Onboarding New Employees (LERN) - HRST 9001

 

Management

Lean Six Sigma (LERN) - MGMT 9002

Stress Management (LERN) - MGMT 9003

 

Certificate in Project Management (LERN)

In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management.  Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer.  Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation. Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure.  First, gain the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project.  An overview of salaries, certification costs, education and experience requirements are provided.    Then acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide. This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field, or in any line of work. Finally, learn the ten Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five Project Management Processes.

Introduction to Project Management (LERN) - MGMT 9011

Project Management Processes (LERN) - MGMT 9012

Project Management Knowledge Areas (LERN) - MGMT 9013

$649 + GST for all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020

 

Certificate in Non-Profit Administration (LERN)

Non-profits today need to be run like a business in many respects. You have competition, a need to generate income and a surplus, and staff need to be even more productive. Get the best training on revenue generation for nonprofits, and program evaluation for nonprofits, with our Certificate in NonProfit Administration. You will come away with the latest best information from instructors who train people in nonprofits.

Revenue Generation for Non-Profits (LERN) - MGMT 9004

Program Evaluation for Non-Profit Professionals (LERN) - MGMT 9005

$779 + GST for both courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees CPS@kpu.ca

 

Management Certificate (LERN)

Enhance your management skills through this program for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders. Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness. Then learn how to improve your management of time and productivity. Time is even more valuable in this century than in the last. Get tips and techniques you won’t get anywhere else for managing time and increasing productivity. Finally, get the keys to manage different generations in your workplace. Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to, and what messages they value.
 

Management Boot Camp (LERN) - MGMT 9007

Collaborative Management (LERN) - MGMT 9006

Managing Generations in the Workplace (LERN) - MGMT 9008

$779 + GST all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees CPS@kpu.ca

 

Productivity & Time Management Certificate (LERN)

Maximizing productivity and the use of time is the primary way to increase profitability and organizational success for a growing number of people and their organizations. Successful businesses and work organizations are moving from counting hours sitting in a chair to outcomes and results.  Boost your productivity by managing your time better. Discover the Top Ten most effective time management techniques to increase your work outcomes without spending more time. Take home new 21st century techniques and strategies.  Then find out about the exciting Productivity eTools that are available now, and utilize technology to boost your productivity.  Finally, get the latest best information on documenting your own productivity, and managing the productivity of others.
 
 
 
 
$779 + GST all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees CPS@kpu.ca
 
 

Business Skills

Infographics (LERN) - BUSK 9038

Customer Service Leadership (LERN) - BUSK 9037

The Basics of Bookkeeping (LERN) - BUSK 9036

Office Operations (LERN) - BUSK 9021

Embracing Sustainability in the Workplace (LERN) - BUSK 9022

3-D Printing (LERN) - BUSK 9023

Writing News and Press Releases (LERN) - BUSK 9024

Change in the Workplace (LERN) - BUSK 9027

Effective Copywriting (LERN) - BUSK 9008

Workplace Ethics and Etiquette (LERN) - BUSK 9014

Neuro-Linguistic Programming Fundamentals (NLP) (LERN) - BUSK 9010

Podcasting (LERN) - MMRK 9020

Instagram for Business (LERN) - MMRK 9003

 

Presentation Skills Certificate (LERN)

Presentations. Whenever people hear that word they have an emotional response. Some people get excited, and others (most) get nervous. In this Certificate series, you will learn how to effectively deliver a presentation to one person across the table, in front of a small group in a boardroom, from on-stage for a large audience, and host tele-seminars or webinars online. Come away with ideas on how to maintain eye contact, what to do when your equipment fails, and the Top 10 things you must do before you present. Finally, learn how your audience processes your information. You’ll find simple, key ideas that will maximize your presentation for all learning styles.

Powerful Presentations & Effective Speaking Techniques (LERN) - BUSK 9045

Presentation Skills (LERN) - BUSK 9046

Effective Electronic Presentations (LERN) - BUSK 9047

$649 + GST for all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020

 

Certificate in Leadership Development (LERN)

Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), the certificate provides how-to practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society.
Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership.  Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, utilizing your emotions in a positive and effective manner, and addressing challenging goals. Then learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit in for influencing others. Leadership skills are acquired and learned.  You can become a leader if you know the do’s and don’ts; what to say, what not to say; what to do, what not to do. At the end of completing the three course certificate, you will come away with a new understanding, new toolbox of leadership skills, and the information to move your leadership development into high gear.
 
 
 
 
$519 + GST for all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020

 

Certificate in Sales (LERN)

Social media and digital technologies, when understood and leveraged effectively, can enable you to find new clients and motivate these clients to take action in more efficient and strategic ways. Whether you are a beginner new to the sales process or a seasoned professional who loves selling, understanding the basic steps of sales and freeing your mind of negativity is the foundation to your business success. Gain a better understanding of the importance of the sales function and learn new skills in relationship management, prospecting, customer management, and delivering a compelling sales presentation. Move yourself or your sales team to increased success.
 

Strategic Selling with Social Media (LERN) - BUSK 9029

Power Selling (LERN) - BUSK 9030

Getting Started in Sales (LERN) - BUSK 9131

$649 + GST for all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020

 

Entrepreneurial Finance Certificate (LERN)

Finance is a key to entrepreneurial success. The lack of financial knowledge about business and business start-ups is also and one of the leading causes of failure for entrepreneurial ventures. As an entrepreneur, you have limited time, and you certainly have limited resources.  So knowing where to put your valuable time, and your limited resources, is critical to the success of your new venture. You will start by gaining a deeper knowledge of the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses. You will take back practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and entrepreneurial success.  And you will get an understanding of the seven steps in the accounting cycle and how to use financial information in decision making. You will come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. Then discover the keys to managing cash. Cash is arguably the most important factor in new business success. D&B reports 90% of all small business failures are due to poor cash flow. As an entrepreneur, you will find out how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success. Finally, you will explore potential debt and equity sources of funds to help support your entrepreneurial work and create a financially successful venture. Find out where business start-up money comes from, and ways to get it. After successfully completing the Entrepreneurial Finance Certificate, you will have exponentially increased your knowledge about entrepreneurial finance, and how to maximize the chances of success and minimize the risks for your new venture.
 

Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers (LERN) - BUSK 9017

Cash is King (LERN) - BUSK 9003

Funding Your Business - BUSK 9032

$649 + GST for all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020

 

Entrepreneurship Certificate (LERN)

Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks.  Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and a checklist for going into business.  Then learn how to create a business plan, including assessing business feasibility and prepare the management and financial plans.  Then take home a step by step approach to attract and keep customers, with an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions and building a strong brand. At the end of this certificate, you will be able to identify the abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them, develop goals to help establish your business, develop an outline for your plan, and take home techniques to successfully manage and market your new business.
 
 
 
 
$649 + GST for all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020
 

 

Workplace Conflict Solutions Certificate (LERN)

In today’s business environment, employers expect employees to have a solid set of interpersonal skills.  The ability to solve problems quickly and effectively is a critical interpersonal skill well worth developing.  First, find out how to deal with difficult personalities and broach challenging subjects in the workplace. Gain skills to be an effective team member and leader in the workplace by taking control of the conversation, managing your reactions, and navigating problematic interactions with ease. Then understand how to approach the delicate matter of bullying in the workplace. Both females and males need to understand about relational aggression in the workplace. Finally, develop problem solving skills and find out how to recognize problems and deal with them more appropriately. You will take home techniques relevant for any organization or group context, but can also be easily adapted to work at an individual level.
 

Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace (LERN) - BUSK 9028

Female Bullying in the Workplace (LERN) - BUSK 9001

Creative Problem Solving (LERN) - BUSK 9012

$649 + GST for all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020

 

Certificate in Presentation Media (LERN)

Presentation media are key to communication, sales, speeches and any other effective presentation today.  Whether your presentation is online or in-person, presentation media not only enhance your message but often make your message successful. Find out how to use Prezi, the new slide software that goes beyond one-dimensional presentations, and the finer points of Photoshop for presentations.  Then discover the design elements to creating visual presentations for success using any media. Take away critical skills for both training yourself and others in your organization. You will come away with the latest, most advanced practical and design knowledge in presentation media.
 
 
 
 
$649 + GST for all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020
 

Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers (LERN)

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. First, get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. Then find out what you need to know about cash.  Cash is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success. Finally, acquire advanced knowledge on the financial information that drives your organization. See how business reports are assessed and analyzed.  An understanding of this information will help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance within your own area of influence.

Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers (LERN) - BUSK 9017

Financial Analysis and Planning for Non-Financial Managers (LERN) - BUSK 9018

Cash is King (LERN) - BUSK 9003

$649 + GST for all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020

 

Certificate in Data Analysis (LERN)

Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace.  Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio, and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills. Begin with getting a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting. Then learn how many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences. You will know the statistics behind these group differences and relationships. Finally you will find out how to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization, and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand. Whether your business is home based or a large company, this certificate will take you to the next level where important decision-making is concerned.

Introduction to Data Analysis (LERN) - BUSK 9026

Intermediate Data Analysis (LERN) - BUSK 9019

Advanced Data Analysis (LERN) - BUSK 9020

$649 + GST for all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020

 

Certificate in Designing Webinars (LERN)

Finally, you can acquire the best professional development in webinar design, presentations,  planning, and marketing. Webinars are a popular format for delivering information. They can be very successful for your organization, IF you have good webinar presentations and good management and marketing.  Discover the power of successful webinars for your business organization.  Then learn the 4 key strategies to make your webinars more successful.  Acquire techniques and tips that will make your webinars winners with your audiences.  Then acquire the webinar planning skills involved in budgeting, pricing, and marketing webinar meetings. Take back a certificate in designing webinars that provides you with the latest and best information about presenting webinars, as well as managing and marketing them. You will be learning from two of the foremost authorities on webinars.

Designing Successful Webinars (LERN) - BUSK 9006

Managing & Marketing Webinars (LERN) - BUSK 9025

$449 + GST for both courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020

Certificate in Customer Service (LERN)

Customer service is now essential for business and all working organizations. With the increase of technology, human interaction with customers becomes all the more important. Whether it relates to retraining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success.

Keys to Customer Service (LERN) - BUSK 9000

Extraordinary Customer Service (LERN) - BUSK 9009

$319 + GST for both courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020