Menu
Corporate Training

Corporate & Employee Training

  1. Professional development
  2. Technical and safety training
  3. Various educational opportunities
  4. Computer training and corporate computer lab rentals
  5. Career, aptitude and skills assessment services

Upcoming Course Offerings

These short courses are available now. Other training options are in development and custom solutions can be crafted to meet your needs.

For more information, contact Donna Wilchuck at 306 775-7481 or email donna.wilchuck@saskpolytech.ca.

Program Details

This online 6-course program will provide you with practical and professional skills in all aspects of project management. Sask Polytech is pleased to partner with the Applied Management Centre to bring you the applied Project Management program. As a Registered Education Provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI®), the largest international professional association for project managers, this program provides the necessary training to apply for the PMP® or CAPM® credentials with PMI®. 

The program is offered three times per year, starting in September, January and April. It is composed of six courses of varying lengths, which are taken over a 14-week period, although you have the option of completing it over several terms to a maximum of two years. The courses are designed to be taken in sequence so that you will work through the entire life cycle of a project - from initiation to closeout. The program finishes with a practical integration project which allows you to demonstrate competency by consolidating the skills developed throughout the program. 

You can access the online courses any time of day. There is no requirement to be online at a specific time, but you must follow the weekly pace. Each module begins on a Saturday and ends on a Thursday. During this time, participants should expect to spend approximately 15 hours per week on coursework and assignments.  Courses range from one to five weeks in length.

The online courses use a wide variety of tools, such as discussion forums, blogs, email, group activities and online videos to increase interactivity between the participants. The instructor collaborates with participants by email, phone and screen sharing.

PROJ 110CE: Project Initiation and Charter Development
PROJ 111CE: Project Planning, Scheduling & Budgeting
PROJ 112CE: Project Execution and Control
PROJ 113CE: Leadership & Communications
PROJ 114CE: Project Closing & Continuous Improvement
PROJ 115CE: Applied Project Management Integration & Evaluation

 

Info Sessions

Information sessions are held quarterly at Regina Campus and also by webcast (March, June, August, November). Register for an info session with Mary Jesse at 306-775-7939 or mary.jesse@saskpolytech.ca

Funding Options

This program is eligible for the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant which provides employers with training funds for their employees. To find out more call 306-775-7480 or visit economy.gov.sk.ca/job-grant.

To register, select the link below:

 

For more information contact Sharon Hopkins at 306-765-1563 or Sharon.Hopkins@saskpolytech.ca.

For more information contact Jim Williams at 306-659-4038.

For more information, contact Donna Wilchuck at 306 775-7481 or email donna.wilchuck@saskpolytech.ca.

For more information contact Sharon Hopkins at 306-765-1563 or Sharon.Hopkins@saskpolytech.ca.

CWB testing is available at Sask Polytech in Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon.

Request a test

For more information, contact Sharon Hopkins at 306-765-1563 or Sharon.Hopkins@saskpolytech.ca.

Do you want to grow sales and revenue in domestic or U.S. markets? Are you beginning to open sales channels outside of the U.S. and Canada?

This best-in-class course will give you a significant return on your investment. Prepare your sales team and sales professionals to produce results with 38-hours of intensive training.

This Job Grant eligible course is endorsed by:

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic a leader in applied and work integrated learning
  • The Conference Board of Canada a leading think tank and strategic provider of insights on organizational performance
  • Optime’ a leading designer of the most current and effective sales and relationship curriculum in North America

Three action-packed days of powerful sales techniques and learning for $4995! Limited seats available and registration opens soon. Get on the list and leverage this opportunity to make your international sales soar. 

For more information, contact Donna Wilchuck at 306 775-7481 or email donna.wilchuck@saskpolytech.ca.

For more information, contact Donna Wilchuck at 306 775-7481 or email donna.wilchuck@saskpolytech.ca.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is proud to partner with ICA Associates to bring you internationally recognized facilitation courses. Whether you are developing  or enhancing your facilitation skills, these courses will help you to become a facilitative leader by engaging staff and stakeholders .  Participants can use their ICA courses to qualify for further certification through the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) – www.IAF-World.org - and become a Certified™ Professional Facilitator (CPF). All ICA courses are offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Regina Campus, Room 241- 4500 Wascana Parkway.  Materials are included in the tuition price along with a half-hour coaching session with the facilitator after the course is over.  

 

For more information for "ICA Training", contact Donna Wilchuck at 306 775-7481 or email donna.wilchuck@saskpolytech.ca.

For more information for "Facilitator Training" contact Sharon Hopkins @ 306-765-1563 or Sharon.hopkins@saskpolytech.ca.

Fiber Optics Course Information and Training

Learn the basic theory of fiber optics and the practical techniques used when installing, terminating, troubleshooting and documenting fiber optic systems to industry standards.  Expert instructors will lead you through applications using telephone systems, computer networks CATC and video systems. For more information visit saskpolytech.ca/fiberoptics.                                                            

What recent students said about this course:

  • I learned the basic functions and operation of fiber optics.  This course will give me an edge in my career.
  • What I learned in this course will be used at my work site.            

This course is certified by the Fiber Optics Association Inc. (FOA) – www.the foa.org.  No previous experience is necessary but experience in the areas of electrical, electronics, telecommunications or instrumentation is recommended.

Highlights:

  • approved training by the Fiber Optic Association (FOA)
  • preparation to write the FOA exam for the Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT) designation
  • no previous experience necessary but experience in an area of electrical, electronics, telecommunication or instrumentation is recommended
  • students who complete the course and successfully pass the final exam with 70% or above will receive their FOA CFOT designation at the end of the course.  The course fee includes the first year of membership in the FOA.

Course Description:

A 35 hour training program that includes both the theory and practical aspects of fiber optic cable in the areas of communication and data transmission.

Designed for individuals who wish to increase their knowledge and gain hands-on skills in fiber optics technology in preparation for writing the Fiber Optics Association exam. The course has two components: a theory component, and a hands-on component where emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of working with fiber optic cables, including connectorization, fusion splicing and testing.

General Course Objectives:

  • introduction to the basic concepts of optical fibers
  • study of fiber optics networks
  • study of cable types and specifications
  • perform hands-on terminations of optical fiber
  • perform hands-on splicing of optical fiber, including fusion and mechanical splicing
  • study basic concepts of optical testing, such as sources/power meters and OTDR

What You Will Learn:

  • the basics of fiber optics
  • the different types of fiber and cables
  • information transmission and fiber optic LAN
  • sources of light loss in fiber
  • how to specify fiber optic cable
  • types of fiber optic connectors, splicers and tools
  • fiber polishing and cleaning
  • fiber cable hardware
  • numerical aperture, bandwidth, attenuation
  • mechanical splicing, joining fiber, fusing, cleaning and scribing
  • guidelines for fiber optic designs and installations
  • cable installation and loss budget analysis
  • fiber optic installation safety
  • fiber optic cable pulling
  • test equipment and fiber optic testing
  • OTDR

Who Should Attend:

Although no previous experience is necessary, this course is mainly directly to those who have some technical background in the areas of electrical, electronics, telecom or instrumentation, as well as others who have been involved in the telecom or CATV industries.

What You Will Gain:

Upon successful completion of this course you will have the knowledge and skills to install state-or-the-art cabling for telephones, security system, CATV and LANS. You will be able to install and terminate fiber cables, as well as troubleshoot and document fiber systems within industry specifications, Successful completion will lead to certification by the Fiber Optic Association as a Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT).

Funding:

Employers may apply to the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant which provides training funds for their employees.  Visit www.saskatchewan.ca/job-grant after April 1, 2018 for details.

To register, select the link below.

 

For more information, contact Donna Wilchuck at 306 775-7481 or email donna.wilchuck@saskpolytech.ca.

For more information, contact Donna Wilchuck at 306 775-7481 or email donna.wilchuck@saskpolytech.ca

Program Content:

The Program consists of the following 5 modules:

Module 1:  online      October  29 – November  30/18
Module 2:  in class    December 4, 5, 6-18
Module 3:  online      December  10/18  – Jan 18/19
Module 4:  in class    January 21/19
Module 5:  on line     January 23 to February 22/10
 

The course tuition will remain as $1959 and registration begins June 1

Introduction to Leadership and Coaching (Module 1 – online)

  • Determine personal leadership strengths using StrengthsFinder Self-Assessment
  • Examine Crane’s Leadership and Coaching model
  • Learn the importance of goal setting 
Identifying and Enhancing your Leadership Strengths (Module 2 – classroom)
  • Build on leadership strengths and learn how to use your strengths when leading others
  • Discuss the importance of clear communication and feedback when coaching and leading others
  • Learn the reasons for conflict and discover a model for reducing conflict in the workplace
  • Using Crane’s Coaching model, practise an introductory coaching scenario 
Coaching Practice (Module 3 – online)
  • Demonstrate leadership knowledge and skills through the coaching process
  • Engage in peer-to-peer coaching with a classmate
  • Practice coaching with a workplace partner 
Leading Self, Leading Others (Module 4 – classroom)
  • Review workplace coaching experiences and identify leadership strengths and challenges
  • Identify leadership behaviors which build strong teams- Review models to build highly effective teams
  • Learn an approach to decision-making 
Leadership in Action (Module 5 – online)
  • Apply leadership and coaching knowledge and skills
  • Write your personal leadership action plan incorporating your leadership vision and values
  • Participate in a one-on-one coaching session with a coach instructor 

Evaluation:

Students will receive a percentage grade. The coaching assignment, comprehensive exam and other short assignments will be graded and evaluated by the instructor(s). 

Possible funding sources:

Staff working for registered charities in social services or early learning and child care fields may qualify for a tuition grant from the Muttart Foundation. For details contact Tara Stang – t.stang@muttart.org or apply online at Muttart Foundation Bursary.

Employers may apply to the Canada Saskatchewan Job Grant which provides employers with training funds for their employees.

www.saskatchewan.ca/job-grant 

Contact:

Linda O'Halloran, Business Development Consultant
Strategy and Business Development
Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus
Phone: 306-775-7480  Email: linda.o'halloran@saskpolytech.ca

or

Mary Jesse, Business Development Training Assistant
Phone: 306-775-7939  Email: mary.jesse@saskpolytech.ca

 

To register, click on link below.

 

Learn models for change, change methodologies and a variety of tools so you are prepared to lead and execute change for your organization or team. Take control of how you and others are affected by change, by applying the learning from Myers Briggs Type Inventory. Manage change by recognizing your champions and applying tools to minimize resistance. Complete an MBTI and Strength Finder inventories and practice your skills via a number of group and individual activities which will enhance your change leadership knowledge.

To register, click on link below.

For more information, contact Donna Wilchuck at 306 775-7481 or email donna.wilchuck@saskpolytech.ca.

 

Customized LEAN Workshops

Whether you're in manufacturing, agriculture, administrative services or other sectors, running a LEAN operation requires creating a culture of continuous improvement. Our offering is designed to help you meet that objective with courses running from one day to one week. Learn how to identify various areas of waste, the evolution of LEAN practices in multiple industries, employee engagement and more.

  • Core LEAN Workshop tailored to specific industries
    • Industrial – (Manufacturing & Processing)
    • Administrative – (Office, Academic, Healthcare)
    • Other

Reserve your spot now!

For more information, contact Donna Wilchuck at 306 775-7481 or email donna.wilchuck@saskpolytech.ca.

 

For more information, contact Linda O'Halloran at 306-775-7480 or linda.o'halloran@saskpolytech.ca.

Sask Polytech partners with LERN UGotClass to deliver popular online courses for workplace skill development.   You can register for individual courses or for the LERN certificate (usually 3 courses).  Receive a discount for registering in the LERN certificate instead of registering for each course separately. 
 
For more information on course listing below, contact Donna Wilchuck at 306 775-7481 or email donna.wilchuck@saskpolytech.ca
Accounting &  Finance Certificate for Non-Financial Managers

The courses in this certificate will explain the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses, and provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness. Contact 306-775-7481 for details.

By registering for the full certificate, you will be registered in the three required courses at a discounted cost than taking each separately. 

 

Certificate in Teaching Adults

 

Computer

 

Customer Service Certificate

Customer service is now essential for business and all work organizations. With the increase of technology, human interaction with customers becomes all the more important. Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success. Contact 306-775-7481 for details.

By registering for the full certificate, you will be registered in the two required courses at a discounted cost than taking each separately. 

 

Data Analysis Certificate

Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but need people with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio, and make a big difference in the success of your organization. Contact 306-775-7481 for details.

By registering for the full certificate, you will be registered in the three required courses at a discounted cost than taking each separately. 

 

Digital Marketing Certificate

Receive a strong introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your web site traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. This course is relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits, and government agencies. No eMarketing experience is necessary. Contact 306-775-7481 for details.

By registering for the full certificate, you will be registered in the three required courses at a discounted cost than taking each separately. 

 

Entrepreneurship Certificate

This online non-credit LERN Certificate includes three courses – Entrepreneur Boot Camp; The Business Plan; and Entrepreneurial Marketing.  Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks.  Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and a checklist for going into business.  Then learn how to create a business plan, including assessing business feasibility and prepare the management and financial plans.  Then take home a step by step approach to attract and keep customers, with an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions and building a strong brand. LERN non-credit certificate awarded upon successful completion of three required courses.  By registering for the full certificate, you will be registered in the three required courses at a discounted cost from taking each separately. 

 

Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate

This non-credit LERN Certificate includes three courses; Adobe Illustrator Essentials; Adobe InDesign Essentials; and Adobe Photoshop Essentials.    Adobe software tools are the leading software for graphic design. Use Illustrator to draw shapes and design logos, flyers, posters, banners, business cards or any other vector graphics for print or web.  InDesign allows you to create simple to complex multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines. Use Adobe Photoshop to effectively work with selection and editing tools, layers, and masks to edit, retouch and enhance existing images or create your own composite digital art work. Access to the Adobe software tools required.  LERN non-credit certificate awarded upon successful completion of three required courses.   By registering for the full certificate, you will be registered in the three required courses at a discounted cost from taking each separately. 

 
Lean Six Sigma

 

Management Certificate

This online non-credit LERN Certificate includes three courses - Management Boot Camp; Collaborative Management; and Generations in the Workplace Enhance your management skills through this program for supervisors, managers, and emerging leaders. Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees.  LERN non-credit certificate awarded upon successful completion of three required courses.  By registering for the full certificate, you will be registered in the three required courses at a discounted cost from taking each separately. 

 

Mastering Excel Certificate

This online non-credit LERN Certificate includes three courses –  Mastering Excel; Intermediate Excel; and Advanced Excel.  A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets.  Learn to use worksheets and increase your efficiency by organizing, calculating, and presenting your data.  LERN non-credit certificate awarded upon successful completion of three required courses.  By registering for the full certificate, you will be registered in the three required courses at a discounted cost from taking each separately.

 
Online Teaching Certificate

This online non-credit LERN Certificate includes three courses - Advanced Teaching Online; Designing Online Instruction; and Fostering Online Discussion. From building an online course to improving an online course, from fostering online discussion to encouraging student interaction, from traditional assessment to online tests, the program will give you both the fundamentals of teaching online, as well as the most advanced tips and techniques in the business. LERN non-credit certificate awarded upon successful completion of three required courses.  By registering for the full certificate, you will be registered in the three required courses at a discounted cost from taking each separately. 

 

Productivity & Time Management Certificate

Maximizing productivity and the use of time is the primary way to increase profitability and organizational success for a growing number of people and their organizations. Successful businesses and work organizations are moving from counting hours sitting in a chair to outcomes and results. Boost your productivity by managing your time better. Discover the Top Ten most effective time management techniques to increase your work outcomes without spending more tie. Take home new 21st century techniques and strategies. Then find out about the exciting Productivity eTools that are available now, and utilize technology to boost your productivity. Finally, get the latest best information on documenting your own productivity and managing the productivity of others. Contact 306-775-7481 for details.

By registering for the full certificate, you will be registered in the three required courses at a discounted cost than taking each separately. 

 
Project Management Certificate

In today's business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule and budget, can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation. Contact 306-775-7481 for details.

By registering for the full certificate, you will be registered in the three required courses at a discounted cost than taking each separately. 

 

Social Media for Business Certificate

Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market and serve your customers and clients. The Certificate includes three courses designed for businesses, nonprofits, government, and other organizations. From Facebook to Twitter, blogging, YouTube, LinkedIn, and more, discover the new principles of communication that apply across all networks and how these specific social networks work and the possible uses for your organization.  Contact 306-775-7481 for details. 

By registering for the full certificate, you will be registered in the three required courses at a discounted cost that taking each separately. 

 

Supervisory Leadership Certificate

  

UGotClass OnLine Certificates
UGotClass online certificates and courses are provided by the Learning Resource Network (LERN), the largest continuing education association in the world, serving more than 1,000 colleges, universities and schools. A non-profit education organization, LERN works with education institutions to serve the needs of the communities all over the country. Our online courses are taught by leading practitioners and teachers, with audio presentations from the teacher and interaction with other participants and the teacher. We offer certificates, CEUs, ILUs, and some courses even have optional graduate credit. Courses focus on “Skills for the 21st Century” ©. Check out the following online courses below. To register, visit www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/saskpolytech.

Business
Business Research Certificate
Certificate in Customer Research
Certificate in Data Analysis
Cyber Security for Managers
Media Buying Strategies
Practical Math for the Workplace
Business Communication
Advanced Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
Effective Copyrighting
Female Bullying in the Workplace
Certificate in Presentation Media
Certificate in Self-Publishing and eBooks
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Fundamentals
Certificate in Workplace Communication

Business Communication
Advanced Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
Effective Copyrighting
Female Bullying in the Workplace
Certificate in Presentation Media
Certificate in Self-Publishing and eBooks
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Fundamentals
Certificate in Workplace Communication

Health
Dementia Care
Dementia for Family Care Givers
Key Elements of Elder Care

Human Resources
Business Coaching Certificate
Onboarding New Employees

LEED Green Workplace
LEED AP + BDC
LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations + Maintenance Exam
Preparation Study Group
LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation

Management
Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Certificate in Non-Profit Administration
Revenue Generation for Nonprofits
Program Evaluation for Nonprofits
Get Things Done
Interview Skills
Management Boot Camp
Managing Generations in the Workplace
Stress Management

New Media Marketing
eMarketing Essentials Certificate
Inbound Marketing Certificate
Mobile Marketing Certificate
Video Marketing Certificate

Professional Development
Creative Problem Solving
Powerful Presentations & Effective Speaking Techniques
Researching Public Records
Workplace Ethics and Etiquette

Social Media for Business
Evernote
Google +
Instagram for Business
Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate
Social Media for Business Certificate

Training and Education
Certificate in Designing Webinars
Developing Hybrid Courses
Fostering Online Discussion
Certificate in Online Teaching
Parenting Gifted Children
The George Washington University Event Management Certification Program

Training for K-12 Teachers
Gender in the Classroom
Online Teaching and Learning
Social Media and Online Tools for K-12 Teachers
Generational Learning Styles for K-12 Teachers
Students with Aspergers
Substitute Teacher Preparation
Using Cell Phones in the Classroom

To register, visit www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/saskpolytech.

For more information contact Kevin Patrick at 306-775-7404 or Kevin.Patrick@saskpolytech.ca.

For more information contact Sharon Hopkins at 306-765 1563 or Sharon.Hopkins@saskpolytech.ca.

For information on dates, locations and fees, click on the link(s) below:

 

Find out more about the Standardized Safety Training courses offered.

For more detailed information regarding GMSA please go to http://saskpolytech.ca/sst

For more information on courses mandated by the Saskatchewan Mining Association, contact Linda Mills at 306-765-1675 or email us at standardizedsafetytraining@saskpolytech.ca.

For more information contact Donna Wilchuck at 306 775-7481 or email donna.wilchuck@saskpolytech.ca.

Train the Trainer, St. Francis Xavier University

St. Francis Xavier University’s Adult Education Diploma

Saskatchewan Polytechnic proudly supports St Francis Xavier University in the delivery of its nationally recognized Diploma in Adult Education – the #1 choice in the Train-the-Trainer programs among adult educators and Human Resource Development professionals.  The program consists of  five classroom modules of three days each which are held at SaskPolytech, Regina Campus plus a practicum.

For more information, contact Bill Goggin, Director, or Jane Landry at St. Francis Xavier University; 1-800-563-7839 or visit https://sites.stfx.ca/adult_education_diploma/index.html for more information. You can also contact Donna Wilchuck at 306 775-7481 or email donna.wilchuck@saskpolytech.ca

Module One:           
Needs Assessment      Oct 16-18, 2017             
- Learn how to plan a comprehensive needs assessment strategy
 
Module Two:
Learning Objectives     Nov 20-22, 2017            
- Learn the relationship between learning objectives and learning design
 
Module Three:        
Evaluation                  Jan 8-10, 2018               
- Learn how to evaluate a training program and measure its effectiveness
 
Module Four:            
Learning Design          Feb 12-14, 2018            
- Integrate learning styles into a learning plan using adult education principles
 
Module Five:              
Facilitating Learning    Mar 19-21, 2018            
- Practice your platform skills by developing and delivering a training module
 
Module Six:                
Practicum                   Dates arranged              
- Develop, design, facilitate and report on a training program that you deliver

 

Modules are usually taken sequentially, however exceptions can be approved.  The 2018-19 course dates will be posted by February 15, 2018.  Students can also receive a Certificate in Adult Education by completing Modules One to Five.  Those who successfully complete all six modules are eligible to receive a Diploma in Adult Education from St Francis Xavier University.    

 

 

Find out more about the UAV Ground School course.

For more information contact Sharon Hopkins at 306-765-1563 or Sharon.Hopkins@saskpolytech.ca.

For more information contact Sharon Hopkins at 306-765-1563 or Sharon.Hopkins@saskpolytech.ca.

For more information contact Sharon Hopkins at 306-765-1563 or Sharon.Hopkins@saskpolytech.ca.

For more information, contact Donna Wilchuck at 306 775-7481 or email donna.wilchuck@saskpolytech.ca.

Additional Registration/Sponsorship Forms

For more information on our courses and services we offer, please contact Business Development at 306-775-7480 or 306-659-4576 or email business.development@saskpolytech.ca.

©