Computers & Technology

Learn and create the future

Learn how to embrace new technology. Develop skills and expertise in Artificial Intelligence (AI), data science, programming, blockchain technology and more. Create the future with disruptive thinking and innovation.

Micro-credentials

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

MCCT-1003-4390

$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 .

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Inside this micro-credential you will participate in the following micro-learnings:

  1. Netiquette Guidelines
  2. Digital Citizenship Best Practices
  3. Intergenerational Communication  
Delivery Method:Online, Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Digital Communications 1

Digital communications and technology literacy is becoming increasingly important to workers as well as small businesses. Here you will learn the basics of managing your calendar, how to leverage Microsoft Teams as an effective tool, “netiquette” or etiquette online and the “how- tos ” of digital citizenship.  

Inside this micro-credential you will participate in the following micro-learnings:

  1. Netiquette and Digital Intelligence 
  2. Getting Started with MS Teams
  3. Email and Calendar Management 
Delivery Method:Online, Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022

MCBP-1008-4392

$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.

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Inside this micro-credential you will participate in the following micro-learnings:

  1. Introduction to Information Management
  2. Getting Started with SharePoint
Delivery Method:Online, Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Foundational Principles and Application of AI

Perhaps you've noticed that vendors of products and services from children’s toys to enterprise software systems to industrial equipment are touting the AI features of their products and services? You may have asked yourself "What are they talking about?" This short micro -credential is a brief Introduction to artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning that should help answer this question. The topics covered include: Working definitions of artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning and intelligence; How AI uses mathematical machine learning and deep learning models trained on datasets to predict other values, classify data values into pre-defined groupings, and find patterns of similarities and difference in datasets that are used to data points into previously unknown groupings; and, Factors to consider when considering developing AI systems to help solve business problems. The micro-credential focusses on foundational principles, examples, and businesses cases rather than mathematics and technical details.

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

MCED-1026-4402

$159.00

Getting Started with BrightSpace

BrightSpace is Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s integrated learning platform. This online environment provides learners with an interface for accessing their courses, including content, activities, and communication tools. By the end of the course, learners will be able to use the D2L Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) efficiently to complete all assigned training.

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Inside this micro-credential you will participate in the following micro-learnings:

  1. Accessing BrightSpace
  2. Navigating the BrightSpace Environment
  3. Content, Tasks, and Activities
  4. Exploring BrightSpace Features
  5. Troubleshooting Issues and Getting Help
Delivery Method:Online, Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Harvesting Data: Using Python and Data Science in the Field of Agriculture

Python is a general-purpose program used in data science worldwide to harvest insights from their data and inform decision-making. In this introduction to machine learning, you’ll learn to manipulate data, and get acquainted with the tools to begin designing classifiers so your computer can help you make decisions .

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

MCBP-1009-4408

$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.

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Inside this micro-credential you will participate in the following micro-learnings:

  1. Introduction to Data
  2. Thinking Critically About Data Using Excel
  3. Using Data to Make Informed Decisions: Microsoft Power BI & Tableau
Delivery Method:Online, Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

MS365 Essentials

Microsoft 365 Essentials is an introductory micro-credential to the Microsoft 365 platform and its core services and features. The micro-credential seeks to differentiate Microsoft 365 from other Microsoft products and services. Learn how to use Microsoft 365 with demonstrations, examples and use-cases. Take advantage of Microsoft 365’s core services and features to improve productivity, teamwork and communication.
Delivery Method:Online, Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Streamline Your Workflow with Microsoft 365

This micro-credential provides learners tips and tricks on how you can use Microsoft 365 to streamline your workflow, with the long-term goal of going paperless. Use Microsoft 365 tools -- Outlook, To Do, Teams and OneNote -- in tandem to leverage its Artificial Intelligence (AI) and learn deep insights into how you work. Discover habits and apply recommendations to improve your productivity and well-being.

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

Understanding Cybersecurity for your Small Business

Cybersecurity is a serious issue. As the world becomes more connected, the need for cybersecurity will only increase. This micro-credential provides Cybersecurity principles that will help protect you and your workplace from cyber-attacks. In this micro-credential you will learn about important terms, threat actors and motivators, social engineer attacks, malware and other attacks, and effective measure to combat attacks.

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

MCBP-1007-4431

$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.

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Inside this micro-credential you will participate in the following micro-learnings:

  1. Virtual collaboration
  2. Getting Started with Zoom
  3. Getting Started with Teams

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