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Professional Development Certificate in Business Analysis

One of the fastest growing professions today, business analysts are the agents of change who help organizations achieve their business objectives. This program aims to equip professionals with the tools and methodologies required to effectively define business problems, “connect the dots”, uncover opportunities, recommend solutions, optimize business processes and systems. The program is fully aligned with A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide – IIBA®), as well as the Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practical Guide, published by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® 

Professional Development Certificate in Project Management

This program aims to equip professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully manage organizational projects from conception to completion no matter the scale or industry. Learn to apply in practice traditional and agile project management concepts and methodologies to achieve business results. Program content is aligned with Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition (2017) / Agile Practice Guide.

Professional Development Certificate in Cloud Computing

This non-credit professional development certificate program is designed to equip professionals with the industry-relevant knowledge and skills required to manage and secure the software lifecycle in cloud-based environments, and to become fully functional Cloud Solution Architects, Cloud, Kubernetes, Site Reliability or DevOps specialists.

Professional Development Certificate in Data Analytics for Business

With data in plentiful supply, it’s more and more important for organizations to be able to turn data into meaningful insights that lead to concrete decisions and business results. This program aims to equip This practical program aims to equip professionals and business leaders with essential data analytics skills, as well as tools and techniques required to collect, analyze and interpret business data, create forecasts and models, design visualizations, and communicate insights. 

Professional Development Certificate in Data Science and Machine Learning

This practical program aims to equip participants with essential data science and machine learning knowledge and skills needed for a career as a data analyst, machine learning practitioner, or junior data scientist. Participants will work through all the phases of a complete data science pipeline with structured and unstructured data, formulate a business need or problem into a data science project and select the proper tools and algorithms needed.

Applied Artificial Intelligence

This advanced and practical non-credit professional development certificate program is designed to equip participants with the skills required to be highly proficient data scientists and Al developers. Through practical and relevant exercises and hands-on projects, courses aim to help students acquire the key skills required to design, construct, analyze and optimize advanced software systems using machine learning models and artificial intelligence algorithms to solve real-world problems. 

Professional Development Certificate in Front End Web Development

This practical program is designed to equip participants with an in-depth knowledge of client-side programming languages, major client-side frameworks and software architectures required to design complete apps and websites. Focus is placed on HMTL5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, TypeScript; CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap; CSS Preprocessing such as SASS, LESS, or Stylus, and JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React, and Vue.js.

Professional Development Certificate Full Stack Web Development

The Professional Development Certificate in Full Stack Web Development is a non-credit program designed to enable participants to apply in practice the knowledge and skills acquired during the course of study in the Front End Web Development and Back End Web Development programs.

Professional Development Certificate in Back End Web Development

This program is intended for professional web developers who are interested in developing advanced web applications, managing the rendered HTML comprehensively and in creating websites that separate the user interface, data access, and application logic.

Professional Development Certificate in Residential and Condominium Property Management

This bilingual program is designed to equip property managers, administrators of condominiums and residential real estate investors with the knowledge and skills required to manage all types of residential properties, including mixed-use properties. Participants can expect to gain a comprehensive understanding of the underlying legal, financial, accounting, and technical frameworks, property management, and administration best practices.

Professional Development Certificate in Collaboration and Productivity

This non-credit Professional Development Certificate program aims to develop “T-shaped” professionals equipped with an essential blend of competencies and skills required to succeed in any modern collaborative workplace environment. Focus is placed on systems and design thinking, creativity, innovation, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Professional Development Certificate in Executive Production in Creative Industries

The only program of its kind in Canada, the professional development certificate in Executive Production in Creative Industries is designed to equip aspiring executive producers with practical knowledge and skills to oversee, plan, organize, direct, and control all aspects, from beginning to end, of large-scale capital-intensive content and commercial entertainment products from film, TV, and video games to live shows and events. 

Professional Development Certificate in Digital Content and Community Management

Are you looking to acquire skills in digital media, content creation, and online community management? By earning a professional development certificate you are informing employers that you can establish and build an organization’s digital footprint from start to finish.

Professional Development Certificate in Parliamentary Governance

This award-winning professional development program is designed for newly-elected Members of Parliament from Small States. The program focuses on the fundamentals of parliamentary governance, including an overview of the three arms of government, different parliamentary models in the Commonwealth, the core functions of parliament, executive-legislative relations, the role of an MP, as well as the relationship between parliament and the media.

Professional Development Certificate in Parliamentary Management

This unique program provides an exceptional professional skill building opportunity for mid-level and senior parliamentary staff involved in the corporate governance of parliaments. The program curriculum is based on international best practices in parliamentary administration with focus on their application to parliamentary settings within different political systems and cultures.

Discover Our Online Programs
Project Management: Practice & Certification

Whether you want to understand the fundamentals of project management or intend to choose a career in the field, this online course is a great place to start. Through 14 modules, case studies, quizzes and help from virtual mentors, you will gain a solid understanding of project management principles and concepts as outlined in Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition (2017) / Agile Practice Guide.

Agile Project Management: Practice and Certification

Whether you are new to agile project management methodology and need to understand the fundamentals of the agile approach, or you are an experienced practitioner wishing to refresh your knowledge in preparation for the certification exam, this self-directed Agile Project Management: Practice & Certification online course is designed to meet your needs.

Introduction to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

This online course allows participants to gain fundamental knowledge about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as described in DSM-IV-TR. Participants – professionals or students in mental health – will learn how to recognize the symptoms associated with PTSD and assess their frequency and intensity. This course also allows participants to familiarize themselves with the concepts of distress and peritraumatic dissociation.

Discover Our 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. Taught by seasoned IP professionals, the program is made up of three specialized courses in the areas of patents, trademarks and copyright. Participants can sign up for individual modules, full courses, or enrol in the entire program to gain knowledge of a specific aspect of IP, acquire the insights needed to protect a portfolio of intellectual property, or advance their careers in the area of IP law.

Other Courses
Innovation and Creativity for Entrepreneurs

Introduction to innovation and creativity, business model innovation, opportunity forecasting methods, design and development of new products and services. A variety of creativity and innovation tools will be introduced, including design thinking, the business model canvas, the concept of minimum viable product, and agile product development.

Effective Public Speaking

This course is designed for business and professional people who must deliver oral reports, papers, talks and speeches to all types of audiences and for those wanting to improve their communication skills in dealing with their employer, employees, colleagues and clients. Learn to speak effectively by developing your presentation and public speaking skills. This course is designed to help you relate your ideas clearly and effectively to audiences that are so vital to you and your organization. Weekly sessions feature theory, class participation, as well as constructive audience and instructor feedback in a friendly, relaxed and non competitive atmosphere.

McGill's Level 1 CFA® Program Exam Preparation Workshop

This comprehensive program provides candidates with the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare to take the Level I CFA® Program examination. The program is fully aligned with the CFA® Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) curriculum and covers the required Learning Outcome Statements (LOS) for the CFA® examinations.

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Blockchain-Enabled Food Supply Chain: Preparing for Disruption

This one-day workshop will bring together stakeholders from academia, industry, and government to explore the possibilities of blockchain in addressing major challenges in the food supply chain: preventing fraud, traceability, food security, and regulating food price and supply demand, among others.

Conflict Resolution

The workshop will include analytical and practical tips on how to resolve conflict, and how to manage conflict when resolution is not possible.

Customer Journey Mapping

We will take a systematic approach to deconstructing your customer's journey from pre-purchase, purchase and post-purchase.

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A clear, coherent training strategy starts with a strong partner. If you're looking to turn managers into leaders, boost staff performance, advance language and communication skills, we want to help. Contact us to find out about our customized training programs designed to help your organization achieve your training goals.

All Professional Development courses, workshops and seminars qualify for Quebec’s Corporate Education Tax Credit.


Career and Professional Development
Phone: +1 514-398-5454
688 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 1029 Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 3R1
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