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Professional Development

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Got your eye on the boss's job? Ready to amp up your resumé with highly sought-after skills? 

Kick start your professional development as you gain essential skills and knowledge to level up in your career. You'll find countless online and in-person courses designed to boost your employability fast.

Attention Employers: Build, Motivate & Engage Your Team!

Are you looking for custom training options that suit the unique needs and objectives of your organization? Do you have a team or group of employees that could benefit from a skills upgrade? 
We can create the training you need to grow your business.

Take the Next Step in Your Career

Subject Areas

Are you looking to enhance your résumé and job performance, or pursue new career opportunities? Use professional development at the U of R to gain the current and essential skills and knowledge you need to get ahead in today’s competitive and rapidly changing workforce.

If you're beginning your career journey, mid-career or have progressed to upper management, you will leave each day with something to apply right away. Enrol today and learn from expert instructors and share ideas and experiences with your peers from across the province and beyond.

 

Innovation

Navigate change and deliver exceptional results. Learn skills and techniques to strategically problem solve, identify opportunity for innovation and drive cutting-edge organizational success.

Communication

Employers consistently share that employees at all career stages need training to communicate more effectively and consider communication skills key to advancement and success. Enrol in a course today to become a more confident and effective communicator!

Custom Training

Designed specifically to meet the needs and objectives of your organization, Custom Training is a great way to engage your employees and develop their skills with group training.

Leadership

We are all leading something. Did you know employer demand for leadership skills has doubled in Saskatchewan over the last three years (Lightcast data, 2021)? Start or continue your leadership journey and open new doors for yourself and your team!

Management

Motivate employees and achieve organizational success. Get the practical tips and tools you need to manage performance, negotiate, communicate and lead in a diverse environment. Enrol today – you and your team will be better because of it.

Project Management

Ready to deliver exceptional results? Reap the benefits from these highly sought-after skills that can translate across multiple industries and job roles.

Team Building & Coaching

Are you getting the most out of your employees? Do you often work as part of a group? Gain the skills and confidence needed to empower your team while fostering a supportive and collaborative workplace.

For Employers

Get results with Custom Training.

Are you looking for custom training options that suit the unique needs and objectives of your organization? Do you have a team or group of employees that could benefit from a skills upgrade? We can help!

Our expert instructors will tailor content to your specific industry and training goals with areas of study ranging from emotional intelligence and project management to leadership and risk management. You will receive unparalleled support and guidance from your business development consultant and our dedicated student services team. Let’s collaborate to build the ideal training program to expand your employees’ skills and evolve your business.

How can you benefit from Custom Training?

  • Training is built around your schedule, budget and goals
  • A great way to build teams, motivate staff and engage employees
  • Customizable for each employee group and desired learning outcomes 
  • Cost effective with no prerequisites required
  • Training grants and subsidies are available to help cover the cost
What I love about this program is that it can be specifically tailored to the needs of the organization, whether that be one particular course or an entire program.
Michael Lavis
Custom Training
CEO of Creative Options Regina

Funding Opportunities

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Professional Development is more affordable than ever!

Take advantage of funding opportunities for training programs to boost your team's expertise, help them perform at their best and allow your business to thrive.

Arlene Pinay of Red Circle Planning Group enjoying Custom Training.

Applying for Funding is Easy!

Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant

The Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant is now accepting applications from eligible employers!

Employers can access up to $10,000 in funding per employee for a maximum of $100,000 each year. This government grant covers two-thirds of the training program fees, greatly reducing the cost to you, the employer. This gives you and your employees the perfect opportunity to build a highly skilled team and ongoing success through investment in continuous professional development.

    1. Choose the Professional Certificate or Microcrocredential you are interested in. Eligible programs include:
Customize any of these programs or create your own and still qualify for this funding. Find out how by completing a Proposal Request and start the conversation.
    1. Confirm your business' eligibility
      • Private and not-for-profit sector employers are eligible; publicly funding organizations such as health regions, post-secondary training institutions, public libraries, municipalities and school divisions are not.
      • Both existing and potential employees are eligible.

    2. Contact us to get a training provider quote.
    3. Complete the Employer Application Form (pdf).
    4. Submit your application to your nearest Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant (CSJG) office.
Re-Skill Saskatchewan Training Subsidy

As a Saskatchewan employer, the Re-Skill Saskatchewan Training Subsidy (RSTS) program was designed to provide financial supports for employer-driven, short term training programs to support businesses recover from the impacts of the pandemic, stimulate competitiveness and reduce obstacles to hiring, retaining and retraining workers. This temporary program covers 100% of the costs (minimum of $1,000 and maximum of $5,000) for approved training which can be an existing program or a customized program that combines courses to meet training needs.

  1. Choose the course(s) or program(s) you are interested in. Eligible options include:
    • Any professional development course,
    • Any Professional Certificate or Microcredential, or
    • Any custom training or combination of courses that meet the funding criteria.
      Note programs must be completed within 4 months, so please check the current course schedule.

  2. Confirm your eligibility.

  3. Review the Before You Apply Checklist (pdf).
    • All the course details you need to apply are available on our website.
    • If you applying to cover the training cost a custom training, contact us to get a training provider quote.
  4. Compile the required documentation like direct deposit, trainee names, training provider, program and costs.

  5. Complete the online Employer Application.
URAA Alumni Professional Development Award

Calling all U of R Alumni! The University of Regina Alumni Association has introduced a $25,000 fund to financially support you, our alumni, in your career goals. Awards in the amount of $500 per term are now available for all alumni seeking career and professional development through CCE. You can access the award multiple times!

Eligibility

To Apply

Professional Development Courses and Programs

  1. Complete the application form (pdf).
  2. Email the completed form to Student Services.
  3. You will receive your confirmation from Student Awards and Financial Aid.

Undergraduate Programs

  1. Go to the Student Awards and Financial Aid application database.
  2. Register as "Guest."
  3. Search for "URAA Alumni Professional Development Award."
  4. Complete the online application.

Canada Training Credit

For those between the ages of 26 and 65, claim the refundable Canada Training Tax Credit on your annual income tax return to reduce your tax owing!

  • Starting in 2020, you can claim $250 each year.
  • Unused amounts are carried forward each year and accrue for a maximum lifetime amount of $5,000.
  • All Continuing Education professional development fees are eligible for the credit.

Find out more and how to claim the Canada Training Credit on the Government of Canada's website.

Funding At Work

The Rebellion Brewing Co. team is tapping into their potential!

"The Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant was easy to apply for and it paid for most of the cost. I see the results of investing in my employees and ultimately it makes my job more enjoyable and easier." — Mark Heise, President and CEO of Rebellion Brewing Co. 

Thanks to funding opportunities, two team members recently completed the Professional Leadership and Project Management Certificates and have their eyes set on more professional development. Read how this team is overflowing with passion for beer and career growth. 

Contact Us

Address

College Avenue Campus
2155 College Ave, Regina, SK

Phone

306-585-5748

Email

sis.noncredit@uregina.ca

Office Hours

Monday to Friday – 8:30 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday – 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

College Building Hours

Monday to Friday - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm
Saturday - 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday/Statutory Holidays - 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm