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University of Regina launches new Business Essentials Program

By University Advancement and Communications Posted: October 1, 2020 11:00 a.m.

Business Essentials Program is designed to help business owners and employees adapt to COVID -19 pandemic.
Business Essentials Program is designed to help business owners and employees adapt to COVID -19 pandemic. Photos: stock

The University of Regina’s Centre for Continuing Education has developed a new Business Essentials Program specifically designed for Saskatchewan businesses impacted by the pandemic. 

“We are excited to launch this program that meets the needs of Saskatchewan businesses right here and right now. We know that business leaders are looking to train their teams to navigate change during the pandemic while adopting new business strategies to better serve their customers,” said Christie Schultz, Director of the Centre for Continuing Education. “With this new skill development program, we are continuing to support businesses and people in our community, helping them to thrive and succeed in any situation they face.” 

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Business Essentials Program provides
employees with immediately applicable
skills to enhance the customer
experience while keeping safety and
mental wellbeing top of mind.

The Business Essentials Program, delivered by industry experts, provides employees with immediately applicable skills to enhance the customer experience while keeping safety and mental wellbeing top of mind. As businesses rethink their approach to customer needs due to the pandemic, they will learn how to use crisis situations to spark process improvement and innovation to meet those needs. Business owners and employees are experiencing new and added pressures and this program will provide them with insights on how to identify and handle stressful situations, as well as how to navigate difficult conversations. Change management is a critical skill employees will learn to help implement new business practices, processes, and buy-in to change. 

The program will run remotely this fall and winter over six half-day modules. The fall program begins October 20 and the winter program will begin January 18. Registration is now open for both the fall 2020 and winter 2021 offerings. 

Program Contact: 

Heather Renshaw, Business Development Consultant

Career & Professional Development, Centre for Continuing Education, University of Regina

Heather.Renshaw@uregina.ca, 306-585-5739

 

Business Essentials Program Details: https://www.uregina.ca/cce/career-development/business-management/business-essentials.html