Workshops and Self-Directed Learning

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Essential Workplace Skills Delivery Fall 2022 Winter 2023 Language
Budgeting and Forecasting: Understanding your Numbers In-person   March 22 and 29 English
Conflict Resolution In-person   April 13 English
Contract Law for Non-Lawyers In-person   Mar 29 English
Effective Time Management in a Complex World Virtual   April 18, 20, 25, 27 English
Introduction to Business Analytics using Excel Virtual   Feb 1, Feb 8 & Feb 15 English
Introduction to Business Analytics using Excel In-person   Feb 17 & Feb 24 English
Project Management Essentials Virtual   Jan 30, Feb 6, Feb 13, Feb 20 English
Project Management Essentials In-person   Feb 23 & March 2 English
Write Better - Speak Better In-person   March 24 and 31 English
Workshops
Coaching: The Key to Managing Performance Success Virtual     English
Customer Journey Mapping In-person   Feb 10 English
Data Visualization and Storytelling with Tableau Virtual     English
Self-Directed Learning
Digital Wellness 101 Online Self-directed   English
Initiation au bien-être numérique En ligne Apprentissage en ligne autodirigé   Français
Project Management: From Principles to Practice Online Self-directed   English
Project Risk Management Online Self-directed   English
Agile Project Management: Practice and Certification Online Self-directed   English

 


All Workshops

 

Technology and Data Analytics

McGill SCS Workshop - Ramp up your SEO
Ramp Up Your SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

Discover how to maximize traffic to your website(s) by understanding and effectively applying established and evolving SEO techniques. Your website is only as successful as your SEO strategy, and this workshop is your gateway to realizing the potential of your personal or professional website(s).

McGill SCS Workshop Data Protection
Data Protection: Is your Organization Data Compliant

This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of various data protection compliance obligations and suggest strategies that companies and organizations can adopt to implement a compliance program.

McGill SCS Workshop: Data Visualization and Storytelling with Tableau
Data Visualization and Storytelling with Tableau

Stand out as a professional capable of extracting more value from data. Increase the validity and credibility of your insights by mastering the art and science of data visualization and storytelling.

McGill SCS Workshop Exploratory Data Analysis with Alteryx
Exploratory Data Analysis with Alteryx

This hands-on workshop addresses the challenge of analysing different data sets and summarizing their main characteristics using tables and graphs. Using the Alteryx Data Analytics Platform, participants learn the iterative process and techniques to perform an exploratory data analysis.

McGill SCS Workshop - Introduction to Python
Introduction to Python

This practical workshop introduces the fundamental programming concepts and skills needed to get started in programming with Python. The workshop culminates with an interactive hands-on assignment in which participants will write code using a popular data science library. 

McGill SCS Workshop - Mobile 5G: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges
Mobile 5G: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges

Mobile 5G is the next generation mobile standard following in the footsteps of 4G technology, which was launched across the globe about 10 years ago. Early 5G deployments have begun in the USA and parts of Asia and Europe. Canadian deployments are starting in 2020/2021. Download the Q&A PDF

McGill SCS Workshop - Understanding Blockchain: Beyond the Hype
Understanding Blockchain: Beyond the Hype

This workshop will provide a comprehensive 360° overview of the origins, evolution, building blocks and technologies of Blockchain. Practical use cases, benefits and challenges across various industries will be explored.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

McGill SCS Workshop - Accelerated Disruption: Innovating in a Rapidly Changing World
Accelerated Disruption: Innovating in a Rapidly Changing World

The convergence of disruptive technologies and the rapid pace of change are pressuring businesses to innovate more than ever. Businesses and organizations need to take a proactive approach to innovation before they become irrelevant.

McGill SCS Workshop - Agile Product Development
Agile Product Development

This practical workshop will help you acquire skills and tools required to develop and manage innovative digital products using Design Thinking and Agile techniques. Learn how to accelerate product development and deliver exceptional products. Prepare to take SAFe® Agile Product Manager certification exam.

McGill SCS Workshop - Brand and Business Storytelling: Insights from a Former Walt Disney Imagineer
Brand and Business Storytelling: Insights from a Former Walt Disney Imagineer

Learn the critical elements of all winning stories, discover how to choose the right style or voice for your story and explore tools and techniques needed to blend creativity with facts for maximum impact. (This workshop is not affiliated in any way with The Walt Disney Company or any of its subsidiaries, including Walt Disney Imagineering.)

McGill SCS Workshop - Continuous Transformation: Beyond Change Management
Continuous Transformation: Beyond Change Management

This workshop explores the shortcomings and the root causes of failures, as well as introducing the Continuous Transformation Model, which can be applied to increase the success rate in an organization’s transformation journey.

McGill SCS Workshop - Creative Business Transformation: Turning Crisis into Opportunity Slingshot Certification Course
Creative Business Transformation: Turning Crisis into Opportunity - Slingshot Certification Course

Ideal for business leaders, managers, coaches, consultants, trainers and entrepreneurs, this course covers the key insights and tools offered by the Slingshot Framework to distill the complexity of successfully navigating the current environment, and enable participants to continuously transform their business for growth and relevance.

McGill SCS Workshop - Customer Journey Mapping
Customer Journey Mapping

By using a combination of empathy and data, we will identify methods to optimize the experience. Case studies, exercises, and lecture may be used to assist all participants to sharpen their skills and apply best practices. This is an active workshop!

McGill SCS Workshop - Selling in a Virtual Environment

Selling in a Virtual Environment

This practical training will prepare you to thrive in the new normal by helping you gain the knowledge and skills needed to understand, connect with, inspire and influence others through digital channels.

McGill SCS Workshop - Start-up Entrepreneurship Fundamentals

Start-Up Entrepreneurship Fundamentals

This practical workshop will equip participants who wish to make the leap to entrepreneurship with proven entrepreneurial tools, frameworks and methodologies that they can deploy when building or joining an early stage start-up company. These tools can also be applied within an existing company or organization to build and support an intrapreneurial culture.

McGill SCS Workshop - User and Customer Experience Design

User and Customer Experience Design

This hands-on workshop offers an overview of User and Customer Experience design principles and the methodologies used to design products that enhance product value. This workshop aims to help participants develop the empathetic mindset that underpins the UX and CX methodologies, and provides a practical toolkit as well as an opportunity to practice new skills through interactive activities.

McGill SCS Workshop - The Human Dimension of Business Transformation: Change Management

The Human Dimension of Business Transformation: Change Management

The workshop will demonstrate how to effectively integrate key change management activities and milestones within the overall business transformation initiatives to achieve maximum results.

Productivity and Project Management

McGill SCS Microcourse - Digital Wellness
Digital Wellness 101: Optimizing Your Time and Energy

This self-directed online micro-course is based on DWI’s Digital Wellness Certificate Program, which provides a road map for bringing greater balance and wellness into your life by orienting your wellness across the eight pillars of flourishing.

McGill SCS - Agile Project Management
Agile Project Management: Practice and Certification

This course provides a comprehensive and interactive online learning experience to help you discover and apply Agile concepts, principles, practices and techniques in project management.

Project Management: From Principles to Practice
Project Management: From Principles to Practice

Whether you need to understand the fundamentals or intend to choose a career in project management, this online course, developed by experienced McGill instructors, is a great place to start!

Leadership and Communication

Workshop: Toward Radical Empathy
Toward Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging Divides

This workshop is based on the work of Dr. Terri E. Givens, a leading expert on racism and an internationally recognized author. Inspired by her personal story and her latest book, Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging Racial Divides, this workshop takes learners on a powerful journey through the landscape of discrimination, racism, and injustice.

McGill SCS Workshop - Coaching as a Management Skill
Coaching: the Key to Managing Performance Success

This workshop combines learning about coaching with applied, hands-on practice in a range of communication practices, from feedback to motivation, and, of course, coaching itself.

McGill SCS Workshop - Getting Ready to Lead: Starting off on the Right Path
Getting Ready to Lead: Starting off on the Right Path

This workshop aims to help you think differently about leadership, and how you can develop into the leader you are capable of becoming. It focuses on helping you learn and leverage specific competencies gained from best-practices in order to first lead yourself, and then lead others.

McGill SCS Workshop - Leadership and Emotional Agility
Leadership and Emotional Agility

This workshop will help participants understand why emotional agility is a critical skill set and mindset, as well as why it is crucial for leaders to understand their personal values and how they impact their emotions.

McGill SCS Workshop - Making Teamwork Work
Making Teamwork Work

This workshop is designed to help people become better team members or leaders through the development of their awareness and teamwork skills.

Accounting and Finance

McGill SCS Workshop - Financial Accounting Essentials
Financial Accounting Essentials

This practical course aims to introduce fundamental accounting principles that govern the financial accounting system. Participants will be introduced to various practical accounting concepts such as the income statement, balance sheets, conditions of transactions and Information Technology accounting systems, which they will encounter in a real-world business setting.

McGill's Level I CFA® Program Exam Preparation Workshop
McGill's Level I CFA® Program Exam Preparation Workshop

This coaching workshop provides a lean and well-thought out CFA® Level I exam preparation program that will “fire up” your motivation to keep you on top of your study schedule, thereby significantly increasing your chances of passing the exam.

McGill's Level II CFA® Program Exam Preparation Workshop
McGill's Level II CFA® Program Exam Preparation Workshop

This series of coaching workshops provides a lean and coherent approach to CFA® Level II exam preparation that will keep you motivated and on track, and provide strategies for increasing your chances of passing the exam.

McGill's Level III CFA® Program Exam Preparation Workshop
McGill's Level III CFA® Program Exam Preparation Workshop

This series of coaching workshops provides a lean and coherent approach to CFA® Level III exam preparation that will keep you motivated and on track, and provide strategies for increasing your chances of passing the exam.

Intellectual Property

 McGill SCS - Intellectual Property Summer Program
Intellectual Property Summer Program

Offered in partnership with the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), this program offers a comprehensive suite of pragmatic courses to help practitioners in the legal, business and government sectors keep up to date on the latest in intellectual property.

Essential Workplace Skills

McGill SCS Workshop - Introduction to Business Analytics using Excel
Introduction to Business Analytics using Excel

The objective of this practical hands-on workshop is to demonstrate to participants how they can use various Excel functions and tools to perform sophisticated data analyses and transform data into valuable business insights.

McGill SCS - Project Management Essentials
Project Management Essentials

This skill-based workshop offers a practical ‘starter kit’ for participants in the form of tools and insights. Participants have the chance to delve not only into the solid principles of project management, but to put these principles into practice.

McGill SCS Workshop - Time Management: Making Time Work for You
Effective Time Management in a Complex World

Learn proven time management tools, techniques, and tips that will help you to reduce personal stress and increase productivity and efficiency in your workplace and personal lives.

McGill SCS Workshop - Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution

The purpose of this workshop is to engage participants in a process of seeing conflict as an opportunity for growth, development, and enhancing business and other relationships, rather than approaching conflict with fear or simply avoiding it altogether.

McGill SCS Workshop - Communicating for Results
Persuasive Communication

Improving communication skills can lead to increases in work or life satisfaction, as well as to the attainment of professional or personal goals.

McGill SCS  Workshop - Direct Thyself: Self-Management Skills for Self-Leadership
Direct Thyself: Self-Management Skills for Self-Leadership

This workshop will help you to identify various challenges in managing time. It will allow you to learn and practice techniques to help you attain more effective time management skills, in order to be able to direct your focus and energy towards activities that will allow you to achieve professional and personal goals.

McGill SCS Workshop - Negotiation Skills
Negotiation Skills

This workshop is for any professional who wants to learn the essential techniques of negotiating a contract, including individuals who have no experience but want to learn the fundamentals of contract negotiations, as well as those who have or will have a job that directly involves negotiating contracts.

McGill SCS Workshop - Write Better Speak Better
Write Better - Speak Better

This workshop introduces participants to fundamental theories and practices of communication in today’s demanding and ever-changing workplace. It is designed to help participants develop stronger written, verbal and presentation skills to excel in the workplace.

McGill SCS Workshop - Contract Law for Non-Lawyers
Contract Law for Non-Lawyers

Designed for professionals who work with or concern themselves with contracts on a regular basis, this workshop focuses on the “nuts and bolts” of the law and will walk you through the process of reasoning through different contractual scenarios.

McGill SCS Workshop - Budgeting and Forecasting: Understanding your Numbers
Budgeting and Forecasting: Understanding your Numbers

This course covers core budgeting concepts: costing methods, budget process, capital budgeting, revenue forecasting, cost accounting, budget analysis and the balanced scorecard.

 

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