University of Windsor

11/29/2023 | News release | Distributed by Public on 11/28/2023 23:19

Continuing Education offering certificates, courses, and workshops

Continuing Education is offering a variety of learning opportunities this winter. Explore certificates, courses, and workshops designed to enhance current skillsets, acquire new skills, and support the achievement of professional goals.

University of Windsor staff, students, alumni, and Hire UWindsor Partners are eligible for discounts on most offerings.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Learn the principles of data collection and analysis, building functional spreadsheets, Excel tools, and macros for real-world applications. Starts Jan. 10, online.

Electric Vehicle Powertrain Systems

This course covers key aspects of state-of-the-art EVs: powertrain architecture, component design based on vehicle dynamics and drive cycle, electric motor technologies, power electronics, powertrain control, testing, and battery storage and charging. Starts Jan. 11, online.

Fundamentals of Web Design

Individuals with no prior knowledge of web development can take this course to learn basics of web design, including an introduction to HTML, CSS, and JavaCcript. This course is part of the Certificate in Front End Web Development. Starts Jan. 15, online.

Kaizen: The Foundation of Lean Culture

Taught by award-winning continuous improvement leader Sardar Asif Khan, this course will guide learners through the journey of building a continuous improvement mindset, methods on applying proven process improvement tools to a variety of areas of business operations and creating a high-level process flow diagram for their organization. Starts Jan. 16, online.

The Fundamentals of Race and Anti-Black Racism

Through case studies and the sharing of experiences, participants explore their own relationships to power, privilege, and oppression to enhance their awareness within their personal and professional interactions. Limited spots are available for active full-time and part-time employees to receive $100 off towards the course fee, made available through the Department of Human Resources. Starts Jan. 25, online.

Siemens Mechatronic Systems Certification Program Level 1

In collaboration with Siemens and the Faculty of Engineering, SMSCP content teaches technical skills, and stresses trouble-shooting and system-based technical thinking via hands-on training. The SMSCP is a world-class industry certification. Starts Jan. 26, in-person.

Project Management Courses

Don't miss these offerings to elevate your project management skills:

  • PMP® Exam Prep
    The course is an intense review of the Project Management Professional exam material. Starts Mar. 31, online.

Health Informatics

An introductory program that provides an overview of health informatics management and health information systems. It is ideal for individuals who are taking the first step towards exploring a potential career in health informatics, or a role that would require fundamental knowledge in digital health. Starts Feb. 3, online.

miniMBA

In six interactive online courses, the miniMBA will provide you with a comprehensive overview of core business functions. Learn the essentials through short courses in accounting, finance, marketing, human resources management, data analytics, and strategic management. Courses within the program can be taken individually. Take all six to receive the miniMBA Certificate. Starts Feb. 3, online.

Writing Foundations - Improve Precision

This course is composed of four workshops, each targeting essential skills for clear, concise, and persuasive written communication in any educational or workplace setting. Starts Feb. 3, online.

Intellectual Property Law for Creative Entrepreneurs

Offered in partnership with Ontario College of Art and Design University of School of Continuing Studies, this certificate explores copyright law, industrial design law, graphic design law, trademarks, IP law strategy, and Indigenous IP law. Starts Feb. 5, asynchronous, online.

English for Workplace Communication in Canada

These instructor-led modules in speaking, listening, writing, and reading are designed to build fluency and enhance interactions with colleagues in English. Focus on one or take all four modules. Starts Feb 6, online.

University of Windsor Lab School: Strings & Flute

Music instruction for students ages 4-17 who wish to study the violin, viola, cello, string bass, or flute through a curriculum that includes group class instruction, theory and master classes, chamber music, and performance opportunities at the School of Creative Arts. Classes are open to beginners and intermediate-level students to complement their current private lessons for additional practice in a group setting. Starts Feb. 10, in-person.

Constructive Conflict Management Workshop

This workshop teaches conflict transformation, fostering collaboration, and boosting confidence in sharing and influencing ideas. Analyze workplace scenarios to understand conflict sources, motivations, and work towards constructive solutions. One day: Feb. 10, online.

Introduction to Critical Care

This introductory course guides nursing professionals through evidence informed nursing interventions, high-level clinical judgement, and professional practice skills required to care for patients in the critical care area. Starts Mar. 4, online with self-paced modules and an in-person simulation. Visit the website for the full schedule.

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging in the Workplace

This course offers a roadmap and tools for organizations to co-create equitable and inclusive workplace practices emphasizing the value of diversity and inclusion. This course is divided into two, three-hour sessions taking place online on April 8 and 10.

Applied Leadership Program

Make professional connections and gain practical leadership experience through expert coaching and leadership challenges presented by an industry project partner. Starts April 18, in-person.

To view the most up-to-date Continuing Education courses, programs, and workshops, visit continue.uwindsor.ca. To inquire about corporate offerings and discounts, email [email protected].