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Micro-credentials

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Aligning Your Strategies & Core Values for Talent Management

The Aligning Your Strategies & Core Values micro-credential is designed to help you understand the importance of training and development and the effect it has on talent recruitment and long-term management strategy. As a result, this knowledge will help align your company's functions, mission, vision, and values.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Applicants to Employees

Learn the final steps of the talent acquisition process as you move through screening applicants and narrowing the applicant pool. The, Applicants to Employees Micro-credential, will help you discover valid and reliable strategies to conduct interviews and do background and reference checks legally. Additionally, you will also examine onboarding procedures and how to evaluate your talent acquisition process.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Creating an Effective Change Vision

In this self-paced Micro-credential, you will learn an introduction to the key knowledge areas of organizational change. You will uncover the values central to change, and the need to create urgency and emotional appeal for successful change. You will also learn how to compose a change vision and a change story.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Digital Communications

Good communication in the workplace is vital. Important aspects of good workplace communication include netiquette, digital citizenship, and an understanding of intergenerational communication. In this course, you will learn about netiquette—a combination of network and etiquette— guidelines for appropriate online communication, digital citizenship best practices to safeguard online interactions, and the importance of understanding intergenerational communication.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Digital Productivity 1

Today, businesses rely a lot on data and information, which makes Information Management (IM) a critical competency for success. Moreover, continuous technological advancement creates a need for constant learning and growth. From novice to highly experienced, every employee becomes a better collaborator and more valuable team member when they have a broad knowledge of information management. This online micro-credential covers the basics of information management concepts that can be applied to make decision-making and operations more efficient. In addition, you’ll learn about general guidelines and standards related to information management in digital format.  You will also learn how Microsoft SharePoint, a web-based collaboration system, lets employees work in a team.

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Digital Sales Tools for Success

In this micro-credential, you will learn the basics of digital marketing, how to use the digital sales toolbox through effective social media advertising, understand and create data-driven digital selling techniques, and learn how to read and communicate your advertising results to set your clients and stakeholders at ease.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Effective Strategies for Managing Change

This self-paced micro-credential will take you through an exploration of the concept of effective change management. In this micro-credential, you will uncover strategies related to enacting change within a business including how to create an effective vision and manage change over time. The Effective Strategies for Managing Change micro-credential will show how change managers support a workplace culture of innovation, quality, and harmony to gain and maintain employee trust.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Employee Compensation Strategies

This self-paced Micro-credential takes you through the processes involved in developing a compensation system that fits your employee’s and business needs. The Employee Compensation Strategies Micro-credential will teach you the steps in formulating a compensation strategy, the various factors and constraints that will influence your decision-making, and how to design a point factor job evaluation system that aligns with the principles of pay equity.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Equal-Opportunity Talent Acquisition

In this self-paced Micro-credential, you will learn how to implement HR policies designed to help you find the best new talent for your team. The Equal-Opportunity Talent Acquisition micro-credential will provide you with a roadmap to equitable hiring. This includes understanding the importance of labour laws, building an effective interview process, and the analysis of competitive compensation strategies.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Foundations of Business Operations

The self-paced Foundations of Business Operations Micro-credential will teach you about the critical elements of business operations. Some of these include health and safety, financial document management, and basic accounting principles. Having a foundational understanding of these topics will allow you to cultivate a work environment that is both responsible and profitable.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Hiring Better: Labour Laws & Effective Interviews

Hiring Better: Labour Laws & Effective Interviews micro-credential will help you grow your awareness of employment laws and human rights legislation that protect both the employer and the employee. Your knowledge of employment laws and human rights legislation will help you to develop workplace policies and help you prepare as you work to add the best talent to your team.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Implementing Employee Benefits Frameworks

The Implementing Employee Benefits Frameworks Micro-credential introduces you to the concepts surrounding compensation, rewards strategy, and management frameworks to support your business goals. You will examine compensation and benefit plans and how to use them to improve employee.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Intro to Data for Business

You may have read headlines stating that data is the new oil or more valuable than gold. But is that true, and if so, why? This micro-credential helps to answer these questions and more. You will explore basic data concepts and how data affects you and your work. In addition, you will gain an understanding of why data is such a valuable resource for business. This course also includes a brief overview of three of the most popular tools: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power BI, and Tableau.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Job Analysis Information & Your Human Resources

This self-paced micro-credential will introduce you to two areas of Canadian law that directly apply to recruitment: the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Employment Equity Act. You will learn the value of applying job analysis information when establishing the foundation of your business’s human resources management system. You will gain an understanding around the use of job analysis information and how to apply it in creating job design, recruitment, selection, training and development.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Job Design Strategies for Employee Engagement

In the Job Design Strategies for Employee Engagement Micro-credential, you will learn how the employee appraisal process is a tool that can be used to motivate and engage everyone. You will examine job design strategies improve employee engagement, understand the components of the job cycle, and consider the critical elements of job satisfaction. Lastly, you will investigate the link between employee motivation and welfare and the well-being of the organization.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Labour Relations: Today's Growing Workforce

In this self-paced micro-credential, you will learn about the Saskatchewan Employment Act, how unions impact workplaces, how social and economic factors influence Canadian labour relations, and how a balanced collective agreement is developed.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Leadership Visioning for a Motivated Workforce

In the Leadership Visioning for a Motivated Workforce Micro-credential, you will explore the importance of understanding your own personal leadership style and vision. Using leadership theory that can be directly applied to the workplace, you will learn at your own pace how to develop and communicate your leadership vision to motivate workers and create a positive work environment for your employees.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Managing Resistance to Change

The self-paced Managing Resistance to Change Micro-credential focuses on developing a broad understanding of a manager’s role in change resistance. You will also focus on when and how to use the six-image framework for change. You will also compare change models and contrast change communication strategies.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Managing to Sustain Change

This self-paced Micro- Credential focuses on sustaining organizational change. You will learn how to examine organizational culture, understand the significance of sustaining change, describe threats to the sustainability of change, differentiate between KPIs and milestones in measuring change, and much more!
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Phases of Project Management 1

Understanding how to choose, initiate, and plan projects are key in improving the success rate of an organization’s projects. This micro-credential will take you through the initial steps, from creating the project work breakdown structure to the activity lists and schedule.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Phases of Project Management 2

Understanding how to control a project is key to improving the success rate of an organization’s projects. This micro-credential will teach you how to manage a project after its launch, from delivery to closing.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Preparing a Job Analysis

Understand how to analyze and design jobs during the talent acquisition process for today’s workplace in the Preparing a Job Analysis Micro-credential. The skills gained from this Micro-credential will help you meet your business goals and increase the overall success of your business. This new Micro-credential will guide you through job analysis, writing job descriptions, preparing job specifications, and identifying workplace trends.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Project Management for Team Members

Understanding the knowledge and process areas of project management is key to success as a project manager. This micro-credential progress es through key concepts, the role of the PM, and developing effective PM teams.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Project Management: What’s at Stake?

Understanding how projects produce value for an organization is necessary for today’s global economy. This micro-credential will walk you through topics such as stakeholder analysis, project scope, risk analysis, and the importance of a well-developed communication plan.  
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Rewards-Based Management Strategies

This self-paced micro-credential focuses on the importance of incorporating training and development initiatives in your business’s long-term strategy. Being proactive through training and development will help you effectively manage change. Learn how compensation, rewards strategy, and management frameworks can support your business’s goals and help you determine an appropriate management strategy.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Safety Culture & Effective Change Management

Improve the safety culture of your workplace by learning and applying the concept of Effective Change Management. The Safety Culture & Effective Change Management self-paced Micro-credential will help you learn how to safely activate your workforce by using up to date OH&S systems and proven change management practices.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Small Business Financial Documentation: Tools for Financial Success

This is a self-paced micro-credential that focuses on business financial statements and ratios, and a basic accounting principle. Review the key statements, ratios, and the information in the financial statements to determine the health of a business.  
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Small Business Taxes

This is a self-paced micro-credential that focuses on small business taxes. Learn the tax obligations of business including goods and service tax obligations, remittances and exemptions. Explore types of business ownerships in the Canadian business world.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Talent Acquisition Process

In the Talent Acquisition Process Micro-credential, you will gain an understanding of the importance of talent acquisition to the success of an organization. This Micro-credential will examine need-to-know strategic planning information, Canadian Laws to adhere to, as well as analyzing the candidate journey and talent acquisition funnels.
Delivery Method:Online
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022

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Unshakeable Workforce

This two-part Surge Live Micro-credential is for small to medium-sized businesses looking to understand why Micro-credentialing is important for today's workforce. Research shows a lack of planning and resources for upskilling and reskilling employees worldwide. Creating a responsive workforce must include a flexible and maneuverable solution. The solution to this problem is industry-specific Micro-credentials.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Virtual Conferencing

Virtual collaboration is key to the success of any remote team. Using technology-based tools, colleagues can connect and work together no matter their location. During this micro-credential, learners will explore tools that aid in virtual collaboration, including their pros and cons, to determine suitability for their needs. In addition, participants will learn best practices and common mistakes to avoid when collaborating virtually. Zoom is a business communication tool widely known for its video conferencing features. This tool allows users to collaborate virtually through chat, audio, and video calls. This micro-credential will focus on Zoom video conferencing fundamentals and is geared towards beginner users. Microsoft Teams is part of the Microsoft 360 Suite. This business communication tool allows employees to chat, meet, call, and collaborate in one place. This course will focus on the MS Teams video conferencing features and functions.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Workplace Conflict Resolution

The Workplace Conflict Resolution Micro-credential will help you gain foundational knowledge of conflict management techniques in a workplace setting. At your own pace, you will learn the different approaches to conflict, the steps involved in the decision making processes, various communication strategies, and how to effectively negotiate conflict resolution.

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