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We provide quality learning. Our expert instructors have extensive experience in
their fields. They introduce selected models and theories and help you develop
practical strategies and techniques for your workplace.

Our courses are designed to give you a variety of ways to develop your skills and knowledge.
Our methods include experiential hands-on learning, small group discussions, case studies, practicums, lectures, simulations and role playing.

Professional Certificates

Our Professional Certificates will help you achieve your career goals by giving you the skills and knowledge you need to make it happen. Not only will you learn from expert instructors with years of real world business experience, you’ll also get mentorship and hands-on experience throughout your program of choice. 

Professional Certificates can be completed in as little as four months or students enrolled in our professional programs have a total of three years to complete a certificate. Professional Leadership and Professional Management Certificate courses can also be taken as individual professional development seminars to brush up on your know-how or adding new skills to your professional repertoire.

The Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Regina is an Endorsed Education ProviderTM with the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®).

As of June 2016, graduates of our Professional Certificates are automatically members of the U of R Alumni Association.

All programs marked with a red maple leaf may qualify for Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant Funding.

Advanced Leadership

Take your leadership skills to the next level and maximize your leadership strengths and competencies. The Professional Leadership Certificate is a pre-requisite for this program.

Business Analysis

Learn to respond to the demand in business with the knowledge, competencies and skills for business analysis.

The Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Regina is an Endorsed Education ProviderTM in partnership with the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®).

 

Organizational Innovation

Learn the theory of improvement science, structured methods for problem solving, and basic and advanced innovation tools.

 

Professional Leadership

Become an innovative leader who motivates, challenges and brings the best out of your employees.

 

Professional Management

Become a manager with confidence, integrity and ethics.

 

Project Management 

Learn the high level skills and knowledge you'll need to deliver a successful project no matter how complex and challenging it may be.

 

Endorsements and Accredited Partners

The Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Regina is an Endorsed Education ProviderTM with the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) and an Accredited Partner with the CPHR Saskatchewan for HR courses in the Professional Leadership Certificate.  Our Project Management Certificate is Gold Seal Certified by the Canadian Construction Association.

IIBA Endorsed Education Provider


Professional Seminars

Professional Seminars are collaborative, innovative and offer practical advice and skills for getting ahead in the world of business. Taking a short seminar on specific topics can give you just what you need. Professional Leadership and Professional Management Certificate courses can also be taken as individual professional development seminars to stay on top of your professional game. We offer a variety of seminar on specific topics to help people of all career backgrounds build skills and knowledge through practical, hands-on learning:

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Prep Course June 16, 23 & 30
Business Writing for Subject Matter Experts Fall 2020
Data Analytics in Sport TBA
Event Planning TBA
Project Management Professional (PMP®) Prep Course Fall 2020

Seminar Descriptions

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Prep Course

Are you ready to take the next step toward achieving professional certification as a Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM®)? This 3 day intensive CAPM® exam preparation course is for project managers ready to pursue the next level of project management knowledge and achieve certification as a CAPM®. The exam preparation materials are based on the most recent Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Sixth Edition, and align directly wit the basic methodology, principles, techniques and concepts of Project Management required to pass the CAPM® exam. This exam preparation course is delivered in an intensive 3 day session model, for focused training that also qualifies and provides 24 educational hours required to write the CAPM® exam.

Business Writing for Subject Matter Experts

In this course the focus is on the elements of clear, concise and effective written communications for subject matter experts. You will learn how to analyze the audience, set the tone and influence audiences in written communication. You will learn how to use your writing skills to communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences. You will learn how to prepare concise, high-impact written work to achieve results which are essential for business success. You will have the opportunity to practice writing for situations that match your business needs.

Data Analytics in Sport

This 5-day intensive course will provide students with advanced knowledge of the collection, management, analysis, interpretation and communication of data related to high-performance sport. The course is designed to equip students with the analytical skills and knowledge required to manage and analyze datasets related to high-performance sport, with the aim of providing enhanced insights to coaches, players and other stakeholders. The programming skills and data science principles learned in this course are transferable skills and knowledge that can also be applied to other contexts of interest.

Event Planning

Welcome to the amazing art of building events of magnitude that create memories that last a lifetime. From concept creation to event day management, from private parties to fundraising events, learn how to pull a budget together to create impact for your event or project. This two day seminar will step you through event planning, design, budgeting, basic marketing and communication plans, event evaluation, touch on sponsorship, and prepare you for the energizing world of building great events. Prepare to spend your second day gaining hands on experience in event management practices.

Project Management Professional (PMP®) Prep Course

Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification, is one of the most valued credentials in project management. Established by the Project Management Institute (PMI®), earning PMP® certification demonstrates a solid foundation of experience and competency in effectively managing projects.

This 5-day PMP® Exam Preparation Boot Camp is an intensive seminar format which readies candidates for the PMI® certification exam. Attendees will gain familiarization of the format and content of the exam, and with the level of competency needed to pass it.

Our exam preparation seminar utilizes PMI® terminology and incorporates A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition, with attendees each receiving their own copy of PMBOK®. This seminar will provide the 35 PDU/contact hours which are a pre-requisite for the PMP® exam.

To date, all of our students have successfully passed the PMP® exam after completing this course.

Partnerships

The Supply Chain Management Diploma, offered in partnership with the Supply Chain Management Association of Saskatchewan (SCMASK) runs over an in depth period of time involving four 13-week courses and a variety of two-day seminars, all of which counts towards earning the diploma.

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