Professional Development and Continuing Education

Our career and professional development programs are designed to support candidates in developing their employ ability skills and professionals in growing their specialized skills to keep current in today’s changing and competitive workplace.

Whether you are looking to sharpen your skills, learn something new, or keep up-to-date with the latest trends, Canadian Imperial College will have the program for you.

We offer courses and training workshops in the following fields:

Art, Design, and Digital Media

Business and Entrepreneurship

Career Development

Communication

Diversity and Inclusion

Early Childhood Education

English as a Second Language

Healthcare and Community Studies

Indigenous Cultural Awareness

Technology

Art, Design, and Digital Media

A record of completion or certificate for Professional Development and Continuing Education in Art, Design, and Digital Media will provide you with the basic skills needed in the trending world of digital media foundations, development, and design.

Courses

A. Digital Media and Graphic Foundation.

B. Digital Experience and Design Foundations.

C. Photography Foundation.

D. Visual Art Foundation.

E. Web Design and Development.

Business and Entrepreneurship

A record of completion or certificate for Professional Development and Continuing Education in Business and Entrepreneurship will provide you with the basic skills needed to allow you that next-level experience and skills in the competitive world of management and business

Courses

  • Accounting and Financial Basics for Consultants and Small Businesses
  • Administrative Excellence
  • Business Processes Reengineering
  • Bookkeeping and Accounting technology
  • Business Analysis
  • Global Logistics Management
  • Human Resources
    • Hiring for HR
    • Conflict resolution
    • Data support
    • Information technologies
    • Behavioral intervention
    • Improving Employee engagement
  • Leadership
  • Management and Supervision
  • Project Management Essentials
  • Program and Portfolio Management
  • Toolkit for Starting a Successful Business in Canada

Career Development

A record of completion or certificate for Professional Development and Continuing Education in Career Development will provide you with the basic skills you may have always wanted or needed to allow you that extra step into the next-level experience and skills you need or may need in the competitive world.

Courses

  • Academic, Writing, and Research Skills for Higher Education
  • Conflict Prevention and Management in the Workplace
  • Essential Digital Skills for Every Professional
  • Marketing 101 for Consultants and Small Business
  • Toolkit for a Successful Career Path in the 21st century

Communication

A record of completion or certificate for Professional Development and Continuing Education in Communication will provide you with the basic skills needed to allow you to communicate confidently and effectively in your personal and professional life.

Courses

  • Effective writing
  • Facilitating
  • Grant Writing
  • Public Speaking
  • Reports, Proposals, and Planning
  • Strategic Planning

Diversity and Inclusion

A record of completion or certificate for Professional Development and Continuing Education in Diversity and Inclusion will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to allow you to recognize, create, and implements more diversity and inclusion into your personal and professional life.

Courses

  • Canadian Culture and Communication
  • Conflict Prevention in a Diverse Workplace
  • Cultural Competency Training
  • Workplace Etiquette
  • Working in Multicultural Teams and Workplaces

Early Childhood Education

A record of completion or certificate for Professional Development and Continuing Education in Early Childhood Education is designed to advance your professional career in the childcare sector. With up-to-date technologies and regulations.

Courses

  • Diversity and Inclusion Training for Early Learning Educators and Child Care Workers
  • Series:
    • Health, Safety, and Nutrition Essentials for Childcare Providers in Alberta

English as a Second Language

A record of completion or certificate for Professional Development and Continuing Education in ESL is designed to advance your professional knowledge, competencies, skills, and effectiveness. Whether you are a newcomer to Alberta, entering college, or advancing your English for a post-doctorate, we can help.

Courses

  • Basic
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Specialty
    • Academic
    • Childcare
    • Healthcare
  • CELPIP Booster
  • CELPIP Exam Preparation
  • IELTS Exam Preparation
  • English for Medical Practitioners
  • Healthcare and Community

Healthcare and Community

A record of completion or certificate for Professional Development and Continuing Education in Healthcare is designed to advance your professional knowledge, competencies, skills, and effectiveness. Whether you need theoretical or hand-on experience, we can provide you with up-to-date awareness and practice.

Courses

  • Non-technical Skills for Health Care Providers
  • Cultural Diversity Training for Health Professionals
  • Digital Skills and Technology in Healthcare and Education
  • Essential Skills Review for Health Care Aides and Social Support Workers in Community Practice
  • Introduction to Canadian Health Care Systems, Laws, & Regulations in Practice
  • Principles of Clinical Documentation for Health Care Providers
  • Principles of Medication Administration for Health Professionals
  • Perioperative Nursing for Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Clinical Skills Review for Nurses
    • Acute Care
    • Continuing Care
    • Community Care
  • Essential Skills for Clinical Practice
  • Career development/ Career planning for Nurses
  • Business and Entrepreneurship for Nurses
  • Orientation into the Health Care and Community for Internationally Educated Nurses
    • Introduction to the Bridging Program
    • Introduction into the Canadian Health Care System
    • Skills review

Indigenous Cultural Awareness

A record of completion or certificate for Professional Development and Continuing Education in the Indigenous Culture Awareness is designed to advance your professional knowledge, competencies, and effectiveness to provide a respectful culture awareness in your personal or professional life. 

Courses

  • How to Become an Indigenous Ally in the 21stCentury- A
  • Indigenous Cultural Awareness and Competency Training- B

Technology

A record of completion or certificate for Professional Development and Continuing Education in Technology will provide you with the basic knowledge into the large and ever-changing world of technology. You will be provided the knowledge to use programs, design, development, and analytics to be able to build websites, social media, and successful technology skills for you personally and professionally.

Courses

  • Adobe
    • InDesign
    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • Lightroom
  • Web design and development
    • WordPress
    • Website Success
    • SEO and analytics