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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

Collaborative Management (LERN) - MGMT 9006

 

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

Writing New and Press Releases (LERN) - BUSK 9024

Embracing Sustainability in the Workplace - BUSK 9022

Effective Copywriting (LERN) - BUSK 9008

 

 

 

Inbound Marketing Certificate

Inbound marketing is a way to help potential customers find you through organic search. It is a process of using your website in a way that attracts visitors naturally through search engines, the blogosphere, and social media. Inbound marketing is more effective than outbound marketing, where you push sales messages to your potential customers. Inbound marketing is the future of the way we market in the 21st century. Discover how to attract customers to your site, what kind of content to share with them, how to use landing pages and forms to collect names and email address, and how to implement lead-nurturing campaigns that result in sales.

Introduction to Inbound Marketing (LERN) - MMRK 9017

Content Marketing (LERN) - MMRK 9023

Advanced Inbound Marketing (LERN) - MMRK 9024

$649 + GST for all 3 courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees CPS@kpu.ca

 

Mobile Marketing Certificate

The way consumers are interacting with brands and connecting to the world is changing because of mobiles. Find out about location-based marketing, mobile payments, QR codes, applications, and mobile coupons. You will learn how mobile marketing can increase your capabilities to retain current customers and gain new ones. Then get step-by-step instructions on how non-technical users can build, deploy and market smartphone applications across Android, iPhone and Blackberry platforms. Finally, get the knowledge needed to implement a mobile marketing plan for your organization. Find out about proximity marketing, mobile marketing metrics, and developing a mobile marketing campaign.

Introduction to Mobile Marketing (LERN) - MMRK 9025

Creating Cell Phone Apps for your Business (LERN) - MMRK 9018

Advanced Mobile Marketing (LERN) - MMRK 9019

$779 + GST for all 3 courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for discount in fees CPS@kpu.ca

 

Digital Marketing Certificate

Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your web site traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. Relevant for any type of organization, including companies, non-profits, and government agencies. No eMarketing experience or expertise is necessary. If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the latest most advanced information and answer your toughest questions.

Improving Email Promotions (LERN) - MMRK 9013

Boosting Your Website Traffic (LERN) - MMRK 9014

Online Advertising (LERN) - MMRK 9015

$649 + GST for all 3 courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a discount in fees CPS@kpu.ca

 

Certificate in Self Publishing for Business

A publication or book can help you expand your business in a way no form of advertising can. Whether you are with a small or large organization this practical certificate is designed to help entrepreneurs, businesses, and organizations self-publish non-fiction to promote and enhance your core business goals such as customer retention and building your brand. Get unique insights into finding your niche and developing customer oriented information  that build customer relationships. Find out about self-publishing print publications and books. Then discover how to go about creating, formatting and publishing an eBook. Finally acquire the keys to marketing your print hard copy publication, book or eBook. Most importantly, you will create a marketing plan so you can map out all your marketing steps from start to finish.

Growing Your Business with Self-Publishing (LERN) • MMRK 9011

Self-Publishing eBooks (LERN) • MMRK 9009

Marketing Business Publications (LERN) - MMRK 9010

$649 + GST for all 3 courses and certificate. Contract CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees CPS@kpu.ca

 

Certificate in Google Tools

Increase your online savvy and ability to position yourself and your organization for greater success. Experience the interaction and big take-aways from studying with top notch professionals. Your instructors not only work with these tools every day, but speak at national conferences and train others. Your teachers have tips you have not discovered yet. Learn about Google Analytics, Google apps for business, and Google+. Acquire new tips and techniques. Just one new tip can mean greater productivity, effectiveness and even profitability for your work.

Google + (LERN) - MMRK 9002

Google Analytics (LERN) - MMRK 9012

Google Apps for Business (LERN) - MMRK 9016

$649 + GST for all 3 courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees CPS@kpu.ca

 

Social Media for Business Certificate

Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate to the market and serve your customers and clients. For businesses, nonprofits, government, and other organizations. From Facebook to Twitter, blogging, YouTube, LinkedIn and more, discover the new principles of communication that apply across all networks and how these specific social networks work and the possible uses for your organization. Learn how social networks are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Then find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing. Whether you are new to social networks or already involved, you will come away both an understanding of social networks and practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization or business. Your instructors are outstanding practitioners who also speak, write, and train others on social networks.

Introduction to Social Media (LERN) - MMRK 9007

Integrating Social Media in Your Organization (LERN) - MMRK 9000

Marketing Using Social Media (LERN) - MMRK 9008

$649 + GST for all 3 courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees CPS@kpu.ca

 

Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate

Different social networks have distinct characteristics, different features, and are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Get a skill set for working and managing different social media platforms. Then find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate networks into your communication and marketing. You will get a foundation in Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook platforms. Come away with both an understanding of these social networks and practical, ho-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization or business.

Facebook for Business (LERN) - MMRK 9005

Twitter (LERN) - MMRK 9004

LinkedIn for Business (LERN) - MMRK 9006

$649 + GST for all 3 courses and certificate - Contact CPS after completion to receive discount in fees CPS@kpu.ca

 

 

Computer and Technology

 

Introduction to Coding (LERN) - CMPT 9011

Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace (LERN) - CMPT 9012

 

Certificate in Basic Game Design (LERN)

Games are increasingly recognized as a tool that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This Certificate provides you with a general introduction to what goes into the design and development of both video and analog games, with a particular focus on the use of games outside of consumer entertainment. In the first course, you will discover resources for developing game design, identify the mechanics and verbs used in different games. You will come away with knowing the different activities that are part of game design, being able to flesh out a game idea in order to increase the chances to having a successful game design experience, and have a basic understanding of how to work with game developers. In the second course, you will you will learn the basics of video game design process, learn about the main video game genres, and use a game development application to begin your journey of making games. By successfully completing this Certificate in Basic Game Design, you will have taken the first steps into understanding game design, and being able to create your own games.
 

Introduction to Game Design (LERN) - CMPT 9002

Intermediate Video Game Design (LERN) - CMPT 9003

$519 + GST for two courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020

 

Certificate in Mastering Excel (LERN)

A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. Begin with learning how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Discover how various menu items, commands, settings and processes affects the look of your Excel worksheets and workbooks. Then, increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display and calculate your data into useful information. Identify different types of data and how data can be best visually represented or formatted, by using different data tool techniques. Finally, you’ll learn a variety of Excel’s most powerful features to analyze data quickly and easily. This Certificate will help you discover how to attractively visualize your data into meaningful information with confidence.
 
 
 
 
 
$649 + GST for all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020
 

Certificate in Web Design

Online users say a website’s design is the number one criteria for deciding whether a company is credible or not, according to recent research. Understanding what it takes to produce effective web design is essential in today’s market of highly saturated digital competition. First discover the basics of web design using HTML and CSS. The No prior knowledge of HTML or web design is required. After the first course you will have the info you need to plan and design effective web pages. Then find out how to create effective and dynamic websites/applications. Take away a functioning web application hosted on a web server that is both accessible and Search Engine Optimized. Finally, learn about responsive design process, advanced layout and design features using the Bootstrap framework. Plus explore CMS frameworks and industry standard technologies and frameworks. 
 
 
 
 
$779 + GST for all three courses and certificate. Contact CPS upon completion for a reduction in fees (604)599-2020
 

 

 

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