Professional Development Courses, Workshops, and Certificates

All Professional Development courses, workshops and seminars qualify for Quebec’s Corporate Education Tax Credit. McGill students, staff, and alumni are also eligible for discounts specific to each course. Please check each course description for details.


Professional Development Certificates

Business Analysis

Professional Development Certificate in Business Analysis 
Upcoming Dates Courses
January 31, 2017 Comprehensive Business Analysis
March 16, 2017 Interpersonal Skills for Professionals
March 13, 2017 Applied Business Analysis
Two complementary courses are also required. For more information, please click here.

Business Valuation

Professional Development Certificate in Business Valuation 
Upcoming Dates Courses
Fall 2017 Introductory Business Valuation
February 6, 2017 Intermediate Business Valuation
May 2, 2017 Advanced Business Valuation
TBA Special Topics in Business Valuation
Three complementary courses are also required. For more information, please click here.

Condominium Management  (English or French) (In Class or Online)

Professional Development Certificate in Condominium Management in Quebec
Upcoming Dates Courses
TBA Condominium Law in Quebec I
TBA Condominium Financial Management in Quebec
February 9, 2017 Condominium Building and Maintenance Management
April 6, 2017 Managing Day-to-Day Condominium Operations

One complementary course is also required. For more information, please click here

This program is also offered in French.

Digital Content and Community Management (In Class or Online)

Management Consulting (English or French) (In Class or Online)

Parliamentary Management

Project Management

Professional Development Certificate in Project Management 
Upcoming Dates Courses
January 9, 2017 Comprehensive Project Management (Intensive format)
January 11, 2017 Comprehensive Project Management
January 18, 2017

Strategic Project Leadership

January 31, 2017

Professional Writing in Business

March 16, 2017 Interpersonal Skills for Professionals
One complementary course is also required. For more information, please click here

Online and Virtual Classroom

Psychology Introduction to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Project Management Project Management: Practice & Certification
Topic Courses Winter 2017 Summer 2017
Business and Management Fundamentals of Management Consulting    
Leading Sustainable Change x  
Interpersonal Skills for Professionals x x
Habiletés interpersonnelles pour les professionnels   x
Professional Ethics in Management Consulting x  
Management Consulting

Professional Ethics in Management and Consulting


Fundamentals of Management Consulting

Digital Communications and Community Management Current Trends in Digital Communication x  
Content Creation    
Content Management and Architecture x  
Social Media Strategies and Community Management x  
Strategic Digital Communications x x
Project Management Project Management in Practice   x
 Condominium Management Condominium Law I    
Condominium Law II x  
Condominium Financial Management    
Condominium Building and Maintenance Management x  
Managing Day-to-Day Condominium Operations x  
Gestion de copropriété au Québec Gestion de la vie quotidienne d’une copropriété x  
Gestion juridique de la copropriété I    
Gestion juridique de la copropriété II x  
Gestion technique du bâtiment de la copropriété x  
Gestion financière de la copropriété x  

McGill's Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) Exam Preparation Program

January 2017

February 2017

March 2017

Dates Courses/Workshops
March 2 Project Management Essentials
March 6 Budgeting and Forecasting: Understanding your Numbers
March 7 Performance Management: Inspiring Others to Get Results
March 7 Introduction to Scriptwriting for Television and Film
March 7

Design and Manufacturing Systems Integration (DFX) in Aerospace

March 9 Making Teamwork Work
March 9 Authentic Leadership
March 9 Wind Energy and Wind Turbine Technology
March 9 Social Media Strategies and Architecture (in class or online)
March 13 Applied Business Analysis
March 14 Coaching as a Management Skill to Achieve Exceptional Performance
March 14

Advanced Robotics for Aerospace

March 16 Interpersonal Skills for Professionals (in class or online)
March 16 Habiletés interpersonnelles pour les professionnels
March 21

Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace

March 27 Financial Accounting Essentials
March 28 Complex Problem Solving
March 28

Advanced Materials in Aerospace

March 30 Business Analysis for Project Managers

April 2017

Dates Courses/Workshops
April 1

Professional Ethics in Management and Consultingn (in class or online)

April 4 Write Better - Speak Better
April 5 Professional Ethics in Management Consulting
April 5 Gestion de la vie quotidienne d'une copropriété (in class or online)
April 6 Managing Day-to-Day Condominium Operations (in class or online)
April 12-13 Balanced Thinking Skills
April 25 Project Management in Practice (in class or online)
April 27 Strategic Digital Communications (in class or online)

May 2017

June 2017

Dates Courses/Workshops
June 20 Private Company Finance

July 2017

Dates Courses/Workshops
July 17 - 21 Understanding Patents
July 24 - 28 Understanding Trademarks

August 2017

Dates Courses/Workshops
August 2 - 4 Copyright Master Class

Other Offerings

Please note that not all of these courses/workshops are being offered in the academic year. If you need more information about these course offerings, please call us at 514-398-5454 or email us at pd [dot] conted [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Comedy Writing: Are you Joking?
Facilitation for Business Professionals
Beyond Training: Needs Analysis
Balanced Thinking Skills
Innovative Staffing Practices
Contract Negotiation: Closing the Deal
Communicating for Results
Getting Ready to Lead
Cementing Customer Relationships
Conflict Resolution
Cross-Cultural Competencies for Professionals
Visual Thinking with Mind-Mapping and Creative Modeling
Delivering Effective Training
Human Dimension of Managing Change
Working with Emotional Intelligence
Innovation: Designing and Implementing Innovation Systems
Gestion de la vie quotidienne d’une copropriété
Building Winning Proposals
Medical English as a Foreign Language (EFL) for Nurses
Introduction to On-Ground and In-Flight Aircraft Icing
Materials Science and Aerospace Alloy Fundamentals
Strategic Mine Planning Under Uncertainty: From Complex Orebodies and Single Mines to Mining Complexes
Maximizing Engineering System Performance Through Simulation-based Optimal Design
Competency-Based Interviewing Skills
HR Risk Assessment and Succession Planning
Skills Upgrade for Teachers
Certificate in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Eat Your Words: Writing for the Media to Boost Your Income and Career
You’ve Got Email!: Writing Messages that Get Responses
Advanced Techniques: Inspiring Exceptional Performance
“The Green Freedom of a Cockatoo:” Introduction to the Art of Writing Poetry
Finance Fundamentals: Investment Decisions & Returns
Consultative Selling Skills
Exams Preparation Workshop for CCBA® & CBAP® Certification
Management by Tactics: Effective Sales Management Techniques
Understanding Taxation to Avoid Frustration
Fundamentals of Managing Change
Fundamentals of Aerospace Coatings
The Marketing Power of Social Media
How to Establish a Sustainable Business in Russia and Work Effectively with Russians
Sustainable Development in Engineering Projects
Financial Accounting Essentials
Dealing with Difficult People
Transfer Pricing Fundamentals
Simulation-Based Optimal System Design
Doing Business with China: A Strategic and Operational Approach
Project Risk Management - Tools and Case Studies
Managing Workplace Diversity: Generations at Work
Managing Workplace Diversity: Personalities at Work
Decision-Making Tools & Techniques
Geotechnical Aspects of Foundation Engineering
Achieving Competitive Advantage and Profitability Through Sustainability
Strategic Succession Planning: Developing Tailored Solutions by Identifying Real Risks
Risk Management Principles and Practices – ISO 31000
Writing Nature
Professional Writing in Business
CAPE Lecture & Networking Series
The Art of the Memoir
Understanding the Fundamentals of Omnichannel Content Strategy
Airport law for Managers
Best Practices in Aerospace Management
Here, There and Everywhere: Travel Writing
Introduction to Scriptwriting for Television and Film
What's Your Story? - Magazine Writing
Fundamentals of Workplace Communciation



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