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From business and technology to healthcare, education, hospitality, human services and more, Surge Micro-credentials are the fastest, most innovative way to supercharge your skills and career. Explore our courses below.

Courses

MCED-1020

$159.00
Education and Early Learning

Assessment for Educators

Assessment is an essential component of an effective learning experience. In this course, you will review the language of assessment, and learn how to use learning outcomes as a framework for assessment. You’ll examine options for assessment that support your goals in education and training.

Typically micro-credentials can be completed in less than 15 hours. You have until June 2022 to complete the offering.

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

  1. Language of Assessment 
  2. Assessment Planning 
  3. Evidence and Assessment Options 

Course Category

Education and Early Learning

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$159.00

Registration Deadline

June 16, 2022

End Date

TBA

MCED-1024

$159.00
Education and Early Learning

Behaviour and Cognitive Development

Knowledge of behaviour and cognitive development is important for educators seeking to change behaviour in the classroom. In this course, you'll explore the characteristics within the stages of cognitive development. Examples of application illustrate behavioural change in challenging situations.

Typically micro-credentials can be completed in less than 15 hours. You have until June 2022 to complete the offering.

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

  1. Theoretical Perspectives in Behaviour 
  2. Cognitive Development 

Course Category

Education and Early Learning

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$159.00

Registration Deadline

June 16, 2022

End Date

TBA

SGEL-1000

$189.00

Challenging Behaviours in Children with author Barbara Kaiser

Bridging the gap between research and practice, bringing neuroscience, psychology and education, these live streaming micro-learnings will help you understand why a child behaves in a particular way and make it much easier to meet those needs effectively. When the environment meets their physical, cognitive, emotional and social needs, children feel more competent and capable of success and their challenging behaviour becomes less necessary.

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

  1. Understanding yourself and the child – a 1-hour micro-learning event
    Saturday, February 5, 2022 (2-3pm CST)
  2. Preventing a child’s challenging behaviour – a 1-hour micro-learning event
    Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 (2-3pm CST)
  3. Responding effectively to children’s challenging behaviour – a 1-hour micro-learning event
    Saturday, February 19, 2022 (2-3pm CST)
  4. The leader’s role of addressing challenging behaviour – a 1-hour micro-learning event
    Saturday, February 26, 2022 (2-3pm CST)

Course Category

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$189.00

Registration Deadline

February 2, 2022

End Date

TBA

MCED-1022

$159.00
Education and Early Learning

Classroom Planning, Evaluation and Records

Record keeping is a vital part of designing and delivering lessons in an educational setting. Strategies such as anecdotal record keeping, observation checklists, and rating scales will help your team evaluate and record student success. Learn methods for planning, evaluation and record keeping.

Typically micro-credentials can be completed in less than 15 hours. You have until June 2022 to complete the offering.

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

  1. Planning as a Team 
  2. Methods of Evaluation 
  3. Methods of Data Recording for the Classroom 

Course Category

Education and Early Learning

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$159.00

Registration Deadline

June 16, 2022

End Date

TBA

MCCT-1000

$159.00
Computers and Technology

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.

Typically micro-credentials can be completed in less than 15 hours. You have until June 2022 to complete the offering.

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 

Course Category

Computers and Technology

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$159.00

Registration Deadline

June 16, 2022

End Date

TBA

MCEL-1002

$159.00
Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Indigenous Leadership: Culture, Crisis and Nationhood

Develop cultural awareness, learn about Indigenous diversity, identity and nationhood. Discover how Indigenous leaders’ efforts helped their peoples survive through pandemics, epidemics and other health challenges. Learn how to organize workplace Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) awareness opportunities.

Typically micro-credentials can be completed in less than 15 hours. You have until June 2022 to complete the offering.

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

  1. Procession through Global Pandemic
  2. Nationhood 
  3. Implementing TRC Awareness in the Workplace 

Course Category

Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$159.00

Registration Deadline

June 16, 2022

End Date

TBA

MCIM-1007

$159.00
Computers and Technology

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning using Python

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.

Typically micro-credentials can be completed in less than 15 hours. You have until June 2022 to complete the offering.

Course Category

Computers and Technology

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$159.00

Registration Deadline

June 16, 2022

End Date

TBA

MCCT-1001

$159.00
Computers and Technology

MS365 Essentials

Microsoft 365 Essentials is an introductory mini course to the Microsoft 365 platform and its core services and features. The course 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.

Typically micro-credentials can be completed in less than 15 hours. You have until June 2022 to complete the offering.

Course Category

Computers and Technology

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$159.00

Registration Deadline

June 16, 2022

End Date

TBA

SGEL-1000

$189.00

Reconnection: Building a foundation of authentic relationships

Dr. Jody Carrington has inspired many to consider the capacity for reconnection as the foundation to every healthy, authentic relationship. We are not born with the ability to repair ruptures; we have to learn how to do this as we build strong cultures. These relationships are the foundation of a successful company, team, or community. Dr. Jody is one of North America’s top psychologists, bringing a unique and often hilarious take on what it means to master the art of reconnection.

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


Thursday, February 17, 2022 (6:00-7:00 CST) – a 1hr micro-learning event!

Course Category

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$189.00

Registration Deadline

February 14, 2022

End Date

TBA

MCBP-1005

$159.00
Business and Productivity

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.

Typically micro-credentials can be completed in less than 15 hours. You have until June 2022 to complete the offering.

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

  1. Assets, Liabilities, Equity and Net Worth 
  2. Business Financial Statements 
  3. Financial Condition of a Business  

Course Category

Business and Productivity

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$159.00

Registration Deadline

June 16, 2022

End Date

TBA

MCBP-1006

$159.00
Business and Productivity

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.

Typically micro-credentials can be completed in less than 15 hours. You have until June 2022 to complete the offering.

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

  1. Business Tax Obligations   
  2. Tax Registration, Remittance and Exemptions for Businesses 
  3. Types of Business Ownership and their Tax Requirements  

Course Category

Business and Productivity

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$159.00

Registration Deadline

June 16, 2022

End Date

TBA

SGEL-1000

$189.00

Social Media Development: Targeted brand awareness

Social media is more than “friends,” “tweets,” and follower counts. Whether you are creating or evolving a social media strategy for your business, you need to understand the different audiences on each platform, how to connect with them and how to create meaningful connections with them to build your business in these spaces.

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

  1. Building a brand board – a 1-hour micro-learning event
    Saturday, February 5, 2022 (3:15-4:15pm CST) 
  2. Following your audiences – a 1-hour micro-learning event
    Saturday, February 12, 2022 (3:15-4:15pm CST)
  3. Creating a cohesive social media voice – a 1-hour micro-learning event
    Saturday, February 19, 2022 (3:15-4:15pm CST) 

Course Category

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$189.00

Registration Deadline

February 2, 2022

End Date

TBA

SGEL-1000

$189.00

Social Media: Beyond Facebook and Twitter

By now, most people are familiar with Facebook and Twitter but there are new platforms evolving and growing, along with their audiences. Snapchat, TikTok, YouTube, and the evolution of Instagram with stories will all be discussed, along with other emerging trends.

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

  1. Basics of vlogging – TikTok, YouTube, Instagram stories – a 1-hour micro-learning event
    Saturday, March 5, 2022 (3-4pm CST)
  2. Marketing beyond Facebook business suite – a 1-hour micro-learning event
    Saturday, March 12, 2022 (3-4pm CST)
  3. New social media channels to watch – a 1-hour micro-learning event
    Saturday, March 19, 2022 (3-4pm CST)

Course Category

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$189.00

Registration Deadline

March 2, 2022

End Date

TBA

MCED-1021

$159.00
Education and Early Learning

Strengths-based Approaches in the Classroom

Classrooms have an increasingly diverse student population. Strengthen your skills by exploring different approaches to instruction. Elevate your teaching by examining methodologies that support diverse learners and multiple intelligences in the classroom.

Typically micro-credentials can be completed in less than 15 hours. You have until June 2022 to complete the offering.

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

  1. Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom 
  2. Different Approaches to Instruction
  3. Skills to Support Instruction 

Course Category

Education and Early Learning

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$159.00

Registration Deadline

June 16, 2022

End Date

TBA

MCED-1025

$159.00
Education and Early Learning

Understanding Behaviour in the Classroom

Using positive guidance in optimal learning environments increases student capacity for self-regulation and control. Learn tips for educators as they guide student behaviour and promote a positive sense of self, while developing life-long learners and engaged citizens.

Typically micro-credentials can be completed in less than 15 hours. You have until June 2022 to complete the offering.

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

  1. Optimal Learning in the Classroom 
  2. Positive Guidance in the Classroom 
  3. Self-Regulation and Self-Control 

Course Category

Education and Early Learning

Course Type

Self Paced

Delivery Method

Online

Tuition

$159.00

Registration Deadline

June 16, 2022

End Date

TBA
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