Professional Certificates and Seminars

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.

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.

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Professional Certificates

PMP Prep CourseOur 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.

Grant Funding

The following non-credit programs qualify for Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant Funding.

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:

Project Management Professional (PMP®) Prep Course

Oct 3-5 and 18/19

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Winter 2019
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Prep Course Dec 3-5
Event Planning Nov 29-30

Seminar Descriptions

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.

Emotional Intelligence

You will learn how emotional intelligence, or Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EQ), and increased self-awareness and self-and other-orientation can encourage more open and productive working relationships. You will learn about EI theory and why people with high EQ make good leaders, and what EQ looks like when it is well developed and underdeveloped. Once you understand the basics of EI theory and an awareness of your own EQ, you'll be provided with practical tools and strategies for putting theory into action through applied activities to improve your own EQ and builid upon your employees' and colleagues' strengths.

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, concurrent 3 day session model, for focused training that also qualifies and provides 24 educational hours required to write the CAPM® exam.

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.

Institutes and Partnerships

Institutes are designed for specific industries with a dynamic program structure to give people a unique learning experience.  Our institutes appeal to a wide range of professions within an industry making them ideal professional development programs for employees across entire organizations.

Two of our staple institues take place over the course of 5 months, beginning with a five-day opening retreat and conclude with a two-day project retreat.

The Supply Chain Management Diploma, offereed 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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