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WINTER/SPRING 2019 Program Guide

M O U N T ROYA L U N I V ER S I T Y

CO N T I N U I N G E DU C AT I O N Your next journey begins here Transform your career with our online and classroom-based certiďŹ cate and diploma programs.

mru.ca/ContEd


Any time, anywhere, completely online Work. Family. Life. You’re busy. We get it. That’s why we offer more than 30 certificates and diploma programs that you can complete entirely online.

Addiction Studies .............................................................................p. 29 Adult Educator Seminar Series ........................................................p. 59 Business Analysis ............................................................................p. 11 Canadian Association of Production Accounting (CAPPA) ..............p. 13 Cannabis Education Program ...........................................................p. 12 Children’s Mental Health ..................................................................p. 29 Community Investment Professional ..............................................p. 55 Community Paramedicine* ..............................................................p. 30 Contract Management .....................................................................p. 13 Contract Management: Business Law ............................................p. 14 Curriculum Development and Instructional Design .........................p. 60 Dementia Care .................................................................................p. 38 Dementia Care, Advanced Topics in ................................................p. 38 Event Management ..........................................................................p. 24 Funeral Director* ..............................................................................p. 31 Interior Decorating ...........................................................................p. 7 Leadership Development .................................................................p. 48 Managing Conflict in Today’s Workplace ........................................p. 37 Medical Terminology ........................................................................p. 40 Neonatal Nursing* ...........................................................................p. 41 Non-Profit Management ..................................................................p. 56 Perinatal Nursing*.............................................................................p. 42 Pillars of Management .....................................................................p. 50 PMP®/CAPM® Exam Boot Camp ..................................................p. 52 Police Studies ...................................................................................p. 32 Project Management .......................................................................p. 51 Project Management in Construction ..............................................p. 53 Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) ..........................................p. 44 Social Media for Business ...............................................................p. 27 Strategic Sustainability and the Energy Industry .............................p. 58 Supply Chain Management ..............................................................p. 19 Supply Chain Management, Advanced ...........................................p. 20 Technical Writing ..............................................................................p. 27 * Academic courses offered online; practical components to be carried out in approved locations.

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Whether you’re in Cape Spear or Calgary, you can be a part of the Mount Royal community. Double-degree holder Jennifer Kelly of St. John’s, Nfld. found the perfect certificate at Mount Royal to round out her resume. She completed our Curriculum Development and Instructional Design Extension Certificate online while continuing to work and care for her ill father. “I literally owe my career to Mount Royal University,” says Jennifer, who found a job in her field in the midst of her online studies at Mount Royal. “From start to finish, my experience was exceptional.”


It’s easy to sign up! Registration dates Winter course registration opens Nov. 13, 2018. Spring and Summer course registration opens March 11, 2019.

Step 1: Search and select a program

Step 4: Register now! Pick how you want to register and pay: • Online at mru.ca/ContEd/Register any time, anywhere. You can register up to midnight the day before a course starts. Online registration is not available for block codes or gift certificates. • Phone 403.440.3833 or toll-free at 1.877.287.8001.

Are you the kind of person that likes to browse? Then go ahead and flip through the pages here or go to mru.ca/ContEd.

• Visit us on campus during office hours at EC3100, Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB.

On the website, you’ll find full program information, including course schedules and fees. Please note: not every course is offered every semester.

• Send a fax to 403.440.6743. You can download a registration form at mru.ca/RegForm.

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• Put it in the mail: Download a registration form at mru.ca/RegForm. Attach the course fee (see options below) and mail to: Mount Royal University, Continuing Education Registration Services, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB, T3E 6K6.

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If you know exactly what you are looking for, the table of contents on pages 4 and 5 is in alphabetical order and colour-coded by program area. The index (pages 80 through 87) lists all the courses.


Step 5: Confirm your registration and sign in to your student account Within two business days, you will receive an email confirming your registration and providing more information. If you already have a student account, you can log in to MyMRU.ca to check your schedule. Just received a student account? Please refer to the confirmation email and go to MyMRU.ca to activate your account. Please note that your username and password are not the same as your Online Registration Student ID and PIN. If you have any problems, please call 403.440.6000. You can also access your student records, such as unofficial transcripts and tax forms, at MyMRU.ca.

Free tutorial for online learners For online learners, it is highly recommended that you take a FREE tutorial. It includes important tips and you’ll practice submitting an assignment, sending a test email, starting a discussion online, taking a quiz and reviewing your grades. To sign up, register for the following: Winter tutorial (Jan. 2 - April 30, 2019): CRN 30116 Spring tutorial (May 1 - June 30, 2019): CRN 50056 Summer tutorial (July 2 - Aug. 31, 2019): CRN 70064

Withdrawal policy

Refund policy

Withdrawal from a course may be requested on or before the official course end date. A “W” grade will be assigned and recorded on your official academic transcript. No tuition refund will be issued. If you stop attending classes and do not follow the official withdrawal procedure, you will receive a failing grade. You are encouraged to consult with your instructor before withdrawing from a course.

All refunds are subject to an administration fee of 10 percent of course tuition (up to a maximum of $50). In all cases, when a refund is issued before the course start date, the course will not appear on the academic transcript.

Note: Some courses or programs have special withdrawal policies that supersede this Withdrawal Policy. Refer to your confirmation of registration letter. To request a refund or to withdraw from a course, please submit the request in writing to: ceregservices@mtroyal.ca; or in person, EC3100, Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB, T3K 6K6. Include the following information: • student identification number

Admitted programs (Education Assistant, Employment Preparation, Yoga Therapy): You must submit a written request for a refund no later than 10 business days before the course start date. Note: Some courses or programs have special refund policies that supersede this Refund Policy. Refer to your confirmation of registration letter.

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You must submit a written request for a refund no later than four (4) business days before the course start date.

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Table of contents Arts and Design

Communications and Marketing

Comics and Graphic Novels.............................................. 6

Digital Communications................................................. 22

Floral Design..................................................................... 6

Digital Content Creation................................................. 23

Home Staging ................................................................. 7

Event Management........................................................ 24

Interior Decorating............................................................ 7

Marketing and Event Skills ............................................ 24

Photography .................................................................... 8

Marketing and Strategic Communications..................... 25

Writing Courses ............................................................... 8

Professional Editing........................................................ 25

Aviation

Public Relations and Communications Management  new................................................ 26

Private Pilot License......................................................... 9

Social Media Basics........................................................ 26

Business

Technical Writing ............................................................ 27

Accounting Basics ........................................................... 9

Wedding and Social Event Planner................................. 28

Social Media for Business ............................................. 27

Administrative Assistant................................................. 10 Asset Management........................................................ 10 Business Analysis............................................................11

Writing and Editing for Business.................................... 28

Community

Cannabis Education Program  new............................... 12

Addiction Studies............................................................ 29

Canadian Association of Petroleum Production Accounting (CAPPA) Certificate ................................ 13

Community Paramedicine  new................................... 30

Children’s Mental Health................................................ 29

Contract Management................................................... 13

Funeral Service Programs.............................................. 31

Contract Management: Business Law........................... 14

Police Studies................................................................. 32

Customer Service Excellence ........................................ 14 Entrepreneurship ........................................................... 15

Computers and Technology

Lean Thinking  new....................................................... 16

Accounting Software ..................................................... 33

Meeting Mastery ........................................................... 16

Digital Graphic Design.................................................... 33

Oil and Gas Office Administration...................................17

Introductory Computer Courses .................................... 33

Payroll Certificates.......................................................... 18

MS Excel........................................................................ 34

Sales Development........................................................ 18

MS Office Pro ................................................................ 34

Supply Chain Management............................................ 19

Web Designer ............................................................... 35

Supply Chain Management, Advanced........................... 20

WordPress ..................................................................... 35

WRLA Fundamentals of the Lumber and Building Supply Industry  new.......................... 21

Video Production ........................................................... 35

Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution ........................................................ 36 Managing Conflict in Today’s Workplace......................... 37

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Social and Environmental Prosperity

Birth Doula...................................................................... 38

Community Investment Professional ............................ 55

Dementia Care............................................................... 38

Non-Profit Management ................................................ 56

Dementia Care, Advanced Topics in .............................. 38

Social Innovation ............................................................ 57

Integrative Health Coach ............................................... 39

Stack Sampling Seminars............................................... 57

Massage Therapy Diploma............................................. 39

Strategic Sustainability and the Energy Industry............ 58

Massage, Introductory................................................... 40 Medical Terminology ...................................................... 40

Teaching and Learning

Neonatal Nursing ........................................................... 41

Adult Educator Seminar Series....................................... 59

Perinatal Nursing ........................................................... 42

Curriculum Development and Instructional Design ....... 60

Personal Fitness Trainer Diploma.................................... 43

Education Assistant........................................................ 60

Reiki................................................................................ 43 Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)......................... 44

Languages English Language Full-Time Courses ............................. 45

Management and Leadership

Conservatory Academy......................................................................... 65 Advanced Performance Program.................................... 66 Bands............................................................................. 73 Choirs and Vocals............................................................ 71 Custom Workshops and Clinics...................................... 64

Emergency Management and Disaster Recovery ......... 46

Early Childhood Music.................................................... 67

Human Resource Management .................................... 46

Group Lessons............................................................... 74

Leadership Development .............................................. 48

Music Theory and History............................................... 75

Management Development .......................................... 48

Orchestras and Ensembles............................................ 72

Organizational Change Management ............................ 49

Private Lessons.............................................................. 64

Pillars of Management................................................... 50

Speech Arts and Drama.................................................. 76

Professional Management Seminar Series.................... 50

Suzuki Programs............................................................. 70

PMPÂŽ Exam Preparation Workshops.............................. 52

World Music................................................................... 77

Project Management ..................................................... 51 Project Management — Final Assessment Paper.......... 52

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Project Management Basics.......................................... 52 Project Management in Construction ............................ 53 Strategic Management .................................................. 54

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Arts and Design Comics and Graphic Novels Extension Certificate

Classroom  mru.ca/Comics • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cearts@mtroyal.ca Do you have an idea for your own comic or graphic novel? Get practical, hands-on experience creating comics and graphic novels in this growing industry. Develop your story ideas, adapt scripts, learn new drawing techniques and gain skills in editing, self-publishing, marketing and more. Program format: Complete the 4 required courses (67 hours) within 3 years. Courses

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Storytelling Overview: Comics and Graphic Novels

21 hours

Drawing Comics and Graphic Novels

21 hours

Editing and Layout for Comics and Graphic Novels

15 hours

Publishing and Promoting Your Comic or Graphic Novel

10 hours

Floral Design Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/Floral • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cearts@mtroyal.ca Let your creativity, skill and technique blossom with these introductory floral design courses, whether you’re looking to join the industry or create your own arrangements for a special event. Learn to design, create and care for fresh-flower arrangements. All fresh flowers are included in course fees. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses (54 hours) within 3 years. Block code: Register by phone for Floral Design Level 1, 2 and 3 together and receive a 10 percent discount. Courses

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Floral Design, Level 1

18 hours

Floral Design, Level 2

18 hours

Floral Design, Level 3

18 hours

Individual Floral Design courses (varies by season, not part of Floral Design Certificate of Completion)

Fruits with Flowers

2.5 hours

Easter Blooms

2.5 hours

Getting Creative with Roses

2.5 hours

Parallel Floral Arrangements

6 hours

Flowers for a Modern Wedding

12 hours

More Spring courses: We offer a variety of floral, yard and gardening courses during the Spring Semester. Visit mru.ca/Garden and mru.ca/Floral for a complete list of courses and workshops.

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Home Staging Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/Home • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cearts@mtroyal.ca Acquire the skills and techniques to professionally stage homes to optimize sales prospects for yourself or your clients. Round out your interior decorating practice or apply the principles of staging to enhance your environment, even if you are not selling your home. Program format: Complete the 2 required courses (28.5 hours) within 2 years. Courses

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Introduction to Home Staging

6 hours

Home Staging as a Business

22.5 hours

Interior Decorating Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/InteriorDecorating • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cearts@mtroyal.ca Explore the fundamentals of design and decorate any room with style and confidence. Learn to decorate for yourself or prepare to enter the interior decorating industry by developing your creativity while applying design principles. Program format: Complete the 9 required courses (145 hours) in the order listed within 4 years. The Interior Decorating program is recognized by the Decorators & Designers Association of Canada. Courses

Introduction to Interior Decorating, Part 1

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15 hours

Introduction to Interior Decorating, Part 2

15 hours

Perspective Drawing

20 hours

Interiors Past and Present

15 hours

Colour and Light in Interior Decorating

15 hours

Materials for Window Treatments and Soft Furnishings

15 hours

Materials for Surface Finishes

15 hours

Role of the Interior Decorator

15 hours

Interior Decorating: Advanced Topics

20 hours

Individual Interior Decorating courses (not part of Interior Decorating Extension Certificate)

Accessorizing the Home Advanced Digital Design in 3D Basic SketchUp for Interior Decorators Kitchens and Bathrooms Professional Design Presentation

12.5 hours 20 hours 6 hours 12.5 hours 4 hours

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Photography Certificate of Completion

Classroom | Practicum/Field Experience  mru.ca/Photography • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cearts@mtroyal.ca Express your creativity and get hands-on practice while taking your skills to the next level. Take courses for personal or professional development, either on their own or as part of the certificate, and develop your technique and eye for composition. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses plus 2 optional courses (minimum of 75 hours) within 2 years. Some courses may have off-campus locations. Please note: Some courses have specific camera requirements and other considerations. Please see the website for more information. Courses

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Foundations of Photography, Level 1

20 hours

Foundations of Photography, Level 2

20 hours

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Digital Darkroom Basics

15 hours

OR Advanced Digital Darkroom

15 hours

Optional courses — choose 2

Black and White Photography Workshop

10 hours

Close-Up Photography

10 hours

Mountain Photography Workshop

16 hours

Portrait Photography, Level 1

10 hours

Portrait Photography, Level 2

20 hours

Sports Photography

16 hours

Wildlife Photography

15 hours

Individual Photography courses (not part of Certificate of Completion)

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

6 hours

Introduction to Digital SLR Cameras

6 hours

The Business of Photography: Starting Out

8 hours

Using Creative Lighting: Canon Speedlite Flash

6 hours

Writing Courses

Classroom  mru.ca/Writing • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cearts@mtroyal.ca Bring your writing to life with the effective use of plot, voice, theme and more. You’ll gain valuable feedback from our experienced instructors on your writing and hone your editing skills. If you’re interested in writing for stage, film or TV, our hands-on scriptwriting course (limited enrolment) sets the scene for success. Courses

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Creative Writing, Level 1

20 hours

Creative Writing, Level 2

20 hours

Fundamentals of Scriptwriting

20 hours

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Aviation Private Pilot Licence Certificate

Classroom | Practicum/Field Experience  mru.ca/Aviation • 403.288.9551 • aviation@mtroyal.ca The Private Pilot License (PPL) is for those with little or no flying experience who wish to enroll in Mount Royal University’s industry-recognized Aviation Diploma and train for a career as a professional pilot. Check the FAQs at mru.ca/Aviation or contact the Aviation Department for further information on the PPL, Aviation Diploma, Advanced Flight Training, admission requirements and registration. Advanced Flight Training Expand or refresh your skills with our advanced training packages. We offer simulator-based IFR Recurrency, IFR Renewal and Garmin G1000 training to certified pilots. IFR training takes place in our state-of-the-art Alsim simulator, which is located at the Lincoln Park Campus. Contact the Aviation Department for details. Discovery Flight Experience the thrill of piloting an aircraft in a one-hour introductory flight with one of our expert flight instructors. Book through the Aviation Department.

Business Accounting Basics Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/AccountingBasics • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Enhance your skills by gaining a foundational knowledge of accounting principles, including accounting theory, hands-on practice and the application of accounting software. This flexible program provides you with theoretical accounting knowledge and hands-on application of accounting principles. Note: The Financial Accounting Fundamentals course can be applied to the Payroll Compliance (PCP) program. Program format: Complete the 2 required course and 3 optional courses (minimum of 87 hours) within 3 years. Courses

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Financial Accounting Fundamentals

36 hours

Accounting Fundamentals Practice Set

12 hours

Optional courses — choose 3

MS Excel, Level 1

12 hours

QuickBooks, Level 1

18 hours

Simply Accounting (Sage 50), Level 1

18 hours

Simply Accounting (Sage 50), Level 2

18 hours

Taxation Basics

12 hours

Using and Understanding Financial Information

15 hours

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Administrative Assistant Extension Certificate

Classroom  mru.ca/AdminAssistant • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Acquire sought-after technology skills, as well as a range of soft skills, to prepare for an administrative role in today’s demanding office environment, or refresh your skills before rejoining the workforce. In a hands-on setting, you’ll learn to use the most common MS Office software. Gain competencies that are essential to administrative roles, including communications, customer service and accounting. Program format: Complete the 13 required courses plus 2 optional courses (a minimum of 169 hours) within 2 years. Courses

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File Management Basics

6 hours

MS Outlook

12 hours

Accounting Principles for Computers

12 hours

MS Excel, Level 1

12 hours

MS Word, Level 1

18 hours

MS PowerPoint, Level 1

12 hours

MS Word, Level 2

18 hours

MS Excel, Level 2

12 hours

Building Customer Relations

7 hours

Making Meetings Move

15 hours

Writing in the Workplace

7 hours

Business Project, Level 1

12 hours

Business Project, Level 2

12 hours

Optional courses — choose 2

Conflict Management

7 hours

Effective Interpersonal Communication

7 hours

Foundations of Social Media for Business

12 hours

Introduction to Event Planning

15 hours

Asset Management Extension Certificate Classroom

 mru.ca/AssetManagement • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Get in front of the industry trend to formalized and holistic asset management practice with this program designed to prepare you for a globally accepted asset management credential. These standards apply to assets — physical, software, human, data, knowledge and more — managed by all types and sizes of organizations. Acquire the knowledge and skills to develop and implement an asset management plan for critical infrastructure in a variety of industries, from manufacturing to IT to project management and beyond. This certificate is offered in association with Power System Asset Management Solutions (PSAMS). Upon successful completion of this program, you’ll be prepared to challenge the Principles of Asset Management examination administered by the Institute of Asset Management (IAM) and earn the globally recognized accreditation IAM Certificate.

Program format: Complete the 5 required courses (93 hours). Can be completed within 2 semesters, up to a maximum of 3 years. Courses

Principles of Asset Management

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21 hours

Asset Management Policy, Strategy and Planning

15 hours

Asset Life Cycle Management

21 hours

Assessing and Managing Asset-Related Risk

15 hours

Financial and Business Impacts of Asset Management

21 hours

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Business Analysis Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online | Fast Track  mru.ca/BusinessAnalysis • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Our lean, focused program — taught by business analysts working in the industry — exposes you to a variety of best practices, proven tools and industry-recognized techniques that can be immediately applied in a range of business environments. Organizations seek qualified business analysts to enable change by defining business needs and recommending solutions that deliver real business value. This in-demand position also manages requirements and supports continuous improvement efforts for organizational success. Whether you are looking to formalize your work experience or enter the field, you’ll gain the foundational knowledge and skills to effectively understand business problems and opportunities, analyze needs and solutions, recommend strategies and facilitate stakeholder collaboration. In addition, you’ll learn to model, analyze, communicate and manage requirements and other business analysis information. Courses follow the BABOK® Guide v3. Mount Royal University’s Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension is proud to be an Endorsed Educational Provider (EEP™) of the IIBA®. All of the courses in the Business Analysis Extension Certificate are IIBA® endorsed courses and qualify towards the professional development hours required for the CBAP™ certification or re-certification.

Benefits »» Earn a recognized credential to enhance your business analysis experience »»

Update your existing business analysis credentials

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Earn professional development hours towards CBAP™ certification or recertification

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Can be completed within 2 semesters, up to a maximum of 3 years

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Overview of Business Analysis

15 hours

Specify and Model Requirements

15 hours

Business Process Modelling

15 hours

Strategic Business Analysis

15 hours

Facilitation Skills for Business Analysts

15 hours

Plan and Manage Business Analysis Work

15 hours

Develop a Business Case

15 hours

Business Analysis Perspectives

15 hours

Business

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Cannabis Education Program Courses

 Online  mru.ca/Cannabis • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca new

These online courses — taught by horticulturalists, scientists and marketing specialists with experience in the cannabis industry — position you at the forefront of this booming business. Gain specialized skills and knowledge designed to meet the demand for a trained workforce in the cannabis sector, which is predicted to reach $22.6 billion within five years. The curriculum has a strong focus on understanding and complying with the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). The Cannabis Education Program instructs producers, marketers, financial controllers, quality assurance experts and potential entrepreneurs about best practices and regulatory compliance. The Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension at Mount Royal University is offering the Cannabis Education Program in partnership with the Continuing and Professional Studies Division of B.C.’s Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU). Benefits »»

Learn from industry professionals with experience in Canada’s cannabis industry

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Online delivery, open to anyone, anywhere

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Gain a full understanding of the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR)

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Demonstrate workplace competencies to potential employers in the cannabis industry

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Courses appear on your MRU transcript

Duration: Each course requires approximately 14 hours of study per week. Courses are intended to be completed by anyone working full time and the hours for completion are somewhat flexible within determined timelines. Courses

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Plant Production and Facility Management

48 hours

Cannabis Marketing and Brand Strategy

30 hours

Financing a Cannabis Enterprise in Canada

30 hours

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Canadian Association of Petroleum Production Accounting (CAPPA) Certificate Online  mru.ca/CAPPA • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca

Gain industry-recognized expertise in petroleum production accounting, with a solid understanding of the industry’s financial practices, government regulations and the role of the production accountant. Program requirements: »»

Canadian high school diploma or equivalent, or mature student status with at least 2 years of business experience

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All CAPPA students are required to complete a financial accounting concepts course prior to registering in CAPPA Level 4

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CAPPA strongly recommends ESL students achieve Level 8 in the Canadian Language Benchmark Placement Test

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CAPPA recommends completion of an introductory MS Excel course

Program format: Complete the 5 required courses (244 hours) within 3 years. Students enrolled in the CAPPA Certificate Program prior to July 1, 2017 have 5 years to complete the program. Online students are required to attend exams on campus in a monitored setting. Note: CAPPA requires completion of additional training modules provided by Petrinex. Course materials used in this course are owned by the CAPPA and are used under license. CAPPA is a trademark used under license. Courses

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CAPPA Level 1: Introduction to the Oil Patch

46 hours

CAPPA Level 2: Oil Production Accounting

49 hours

CAPPA Level 3: Gas Production Accounting

49 hours

CAPPA Level 4: Advanced Production Accounting

49 hours

CAPPA Level 5: Case Study

51 hours

Financial Accounting Fundamentals

36 hours

Contract Management Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/Contract • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Ensuring that contracts are managed strategically can be a challenge in any industry. Acquire the tools and techniques to streamline the contract management process for maximum results — from determining your company’s needs to negotiations, final payment and beyond.

This program is eligible towards Canadian Construction Association Gold Seal Certification.

Program format: Complete the 6 required courses (90 hours) within 5 years. Courses

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Contract Management Overview

15 hours

Gathering Contract Requirements

15 hours

Negotiating Contracts

15 hours

Contract Development and Signing

15 hours

Contract Management and Compliance

15 hours

Best Practices in Contract Management

15 hours

Business

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Contract Management: Business Law Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/BusinessLaw • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Explore Canadian law as it applies to contracts. Review case studies and apply your knowledge to identify legal issues, determine consequences and draft clauses to mitigate risks and find business advantages. Learn to manage the contract life cycle in-house and ensure compliance with contract terms.

This program is eligible towards Canadian Construction Association Gold Seal Certification.

Program format: Complete the 5 required courses (75 hours) within 5 years. Courses

Hours

Contracts and Canadian Legal System

15 hours

Business Liability: Tort Law and Contract Management

15 hours

Understanding Ownership: Property Law

15 hours

Impact of Business Structures on Contract Management

15 hours

Contracts and Risk Management

15 hours

Customer Service Excellence Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/CustomerService • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca The demand is growing for quality customer service in every industry. Learn to build positive relationships with customers, communicate more thoughtfully, solve problems and make decisions efficiently. Program format: Complete the 2 required courses plus one optional course (21 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Building Customer Relations

7 hours

Leading with Emotional Intelligence

7 hours

Optional courses — choose 1

Conflict Management

7 hours

Effective Interpersonal Communication

7 hours

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Entrepreneurship Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/SmallBusiness • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Develop and nurture the entrepreneurial skills you need in order to succeed in your new venture. This program focuses on the challenges and opportunities of the small business owner, whether you’re just starting out or are looking to expand. Critically examine and evaluate the viability of your business idea, learn strategies for starting or purchasing a small business and begin working on your business plan. This program is eligible towards Alberta Innovation & Advanced Education Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Program certification. Program format: Complete the 6 required courses (56 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Introduction to Small Business and the Entrepreneurial Mindset

7 hours

Developing a Successful Marketing Plan

14 hours

Choosing Your Team and Managing Risk

7 hours

Managing Small Business Operations, Growth and Human Resources

7 hours

Financial Planning and Management for Small Business

14 hours

Presenting Your Business Plan

7 hours

Optional course

Business Plan Assessment

20 hours

Business

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Lean Thinking Extension Certificate

 Classroom  mru.ca/LeanThinking • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca new

This new program is designed for performance improvement leaders, managers and front-line employees wanting to effectively support lean management and continuous improvement practices, gain credibility in the marketplace or implement lean thinking within their organization. The skills and knowledge in this program — which updates and expands upon material in the previous Lean Management and Continuous Improvement program — are ideal for application outside the manufacturing sector, including oil and gas, health care, IT, financial services and supply chain management. Lean thinking — which adds value in the customer’s eyes and eliminates waste — assists organizations in developing the culture, mindset and behaviours to enable the accomplishment of more with less through specific tools and practices. Learn to recognize opportunities to implement lean thinking, the tools used to create lean processes, how to align your organization to lean thinking and sustain positive change.

Benefits »»

Gain in-demand skills and knowledge tailored to today’s marketplace

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Earn a recognized credential

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Learn to create a culture of continuous improvement and positive change

Program format »»

Complete the required 6 courses (90 hours)

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Can be completed within 3 semesters, up to a maximum of 3 years

Courses

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Introduction to Lean Thinking

15 hours

Lean, Process Thinking and Mapping a Solution

15 hours

Tools in Lean Thinking

15 hours

Applying Lean, A Cycle of Improvement

15 hours

Integrating Lean into the Organization

15 hours

Sustaining Lean and Growing Forward

15 hours

Meeting Mastery Certificate of Completion

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/Meetings • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Build on your administrative role by gaining essential facilitation skills and techniques for planning, preparing and holding productive meetings, and learn how to follow-up on action items. Program format: Complete the 2 required courses plus 1 optional course (37 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Making Meetings Move

15 hours

Effective Facilitation for Managers and Leaders

15 hours

Optional courses — choose 1

Effective Interpersonal Communication

7 hours

Workplace Presentation Skills

7 hours

16

Business


Oil and Gas Office Administration Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/OGOffice • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca This specialized program teaches the fundamentals of the industry’s s most commonly used PC-based operating system (Windows) and office software package (MS Office). In addition to technical skills, gain oil and gas industry-specific knowledge that will help you on your path to success. Program format: Complete the 15 required courses (234 hours) within 5 years. Courses

Hours

Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach

45 hours

Navigating Corporate Culture

15 hours

Project Management: An Overview

7.5 hours

Windows Basics

12 hours

File Management Basics

6 hours

MS Outlook

12 hours

MS Word, Level 1

18 hours

MS Word, Level 2

18 hours

MS Excel, Level 1

12 hours

MS Excel, Level 2

12 hours

MS PowerPoint, Level 1

12 hours

MS Access, Level 1

18 hours

Business Project, Level 1

12 hours

Business Project, Level 2

12 hours

Making Meetings Move

15 hours

Business

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Payroll Certificates

Classroom  mru.ca/Payroll • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Certified payroll professionals are in demand in today’s market. Build new skills or upgrade your existing ones with this program that includes compliance knowledge required to process an annual payroll cycle. Learn to contribute a payroll perspective to organizational policy and strategy discussions. The Canadian Payroll Association’s (CPA’s) Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) and Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) programs are recognized nationally as the standards of excellence for payroll training. Program format Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP): Complete the 4 required courses (60 hours) within 3 years. Certified Payroll Manager (CPM): Please see our website for more information on the CPM certification. Courses

Hours

Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Payroll Compliance Legislation

39 hours

Payroll Fundamentals 1

42 hours

Payroll Fundamentals 2

42 hours

Financial Accounting Fundamentals

36 hours

Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) Introduction to Payroll Management

39 hours

Applied Payroll Management

36 hours

Sales Development Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/Sales • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Today’s sales industry requires sales professionals and managers who can use their skills effectively in all facets of the sales process. Train for an entry-level position by gaining the practical skills and confidence required in prospecting new business, understanding clients’ needs, fostering customer relations and closing the sale. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses (57 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Relationship Sales Process and Methodology

21 hours

Personal Sales Management Strategies

21 hours

Professional Sales Fundamentals

15 hours

18

Business


Supply Chain Management Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online | Fast Track  mru.ca/SupplyChain • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Calgary continues to grow as a major supply chain hub and the demand for training and skills development in this discipline is at an all-time high. If you are a supply chain professional or consultant, or are seeking a career in this growing field, this program will give you a broader knowledge of how parts of supply chains fit together, and the roles that make up this critical element of each and every business. Supply chain management focuses on integration and partnerships in order to meet customers’ needs in a timely manner, with relevant and high-quality products that are produced, delivered and stored in a costeffective method. In this program, you’ll explore the fundamental topics and components of supply chain management, including distribution management, inventory control, e-business, strategic procurement, planning and scheduling, transportation and global supply, and contract management.

This program is accredited by the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council through its National Accreditation Program. The accreditation was granted in November 2016 and is effective for 3 years.

This program allows you to apply for transfer credit towards the Supply Chain Management Alberta (SCMA) Diploma program.

Benefits »»

Formalize your supply chain education and obtain a recognized credential

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Prepare for a career as a buyer, procurement specialist, contract administrator, transportation manager or logistics and inventory manager

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Receive transfer credit for 2 courses in the Advanced Supply Chain Management Extension Certificate

Program format »»

Complete the 10 required courses (198 hours)

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Can be completed within 1 year, up to a maximum of 3 years

Courses

Hours

Introduction to Supply Chain Management

21 hours

Procurement 1

21 hours

Inventory and Warehousing

21 hours

Planning and Scheduling

21 hours

Procurement 2

21 hours

Technology and e-Procurement

21 hours

Contract Management Lifecycle

21 hours

Transportation and Global Supply

21 hours

Effective Workplace Communication

15 hours

Negotiating Contracts

15 hours

Business

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Advanced Supply Chain Management Extension Certificate

Online  mru.ca/AdvancedSCM • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca This program presents a comprehensive, yet practical, approach to supply chain management. Gain knowledge and skills in production planning, logistics management, purchasing, inventory management, material handling, transportation, enterprise resource planning and global logistics. Benefits »»

Formalize your supply chain education and obtain a recognized credential

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Build your knowledge of supply chain management functional areas

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Acquire professional development that can be applied towards a supply chain designation

Program format »»

Complete the 9 required courses (351 hours)

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Can be completed within 1.5 years, up to a maximum of 4 years

Transfer credit You may be eligible for a transfer credit into: »»

Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP)

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CITT — Certified Logistics Professional (CCLP)

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Certified Professional Logistician (P.Log.)

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MRU Bachelor of Business Administration — Major in Supply Chain Management

Courses

Hours

Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management

39 hours

Principles of Quality Management

39 hours

Introduction to Physical Distribution

39 hours

Fundamentals of Purchasing

39 hours

Physical Distribution and Logistics

39 hours

Inventory and Warehouse Management

39 hours

Business Negotiations and Project Management

39 hours

Supply Chain Decision-Making

39 hours

Integrated Business Solutions

39 hours

20

Business


WRLA Fundamentals of the Lumber and Building Supply Industry certificate  Online  mru.ca/WRLA • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca new

This new certification program — established by the Western Retail Lumber Association (WRLA) — is designed for those new to the lumber and building materials industry, as well as those looking for employment in the sector. You’ll gain specialized knowledge of the lumber building materials industry and practical skills from experienced industry veterans in this four-week program consisting of four courses. Students enrolled in the certificate may be eligible for WRLA education grants. For more information on the WRLA, visit wrla.org.

Program format: Complete the 4 required courses (12 hours) in 4 weeks. Courses

Hours

Industry Literacy Skills: The Role of the WRLA in Today’s Lumber Building Materials Industry

3 hours

Industry Negotiation Skills

3 hours

Industry Critical Thinking Skills

3 hours

Industry Relationship Management: Communication, Active Listening and Customer Satisfaction

3 hours

Business

21


Communications and Marketing Digital Communications Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/DigitalCommunications • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Developed and taught by industry experts, this certificate provides you with current, in-demand knowledge and skills in the growing field of digital communications. You’ll gain practical, hands-on exposure to current digital communications strategies and tactics while earning a recognized credential. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses plus 45 hours of optional courses (a minimum of 87 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Search Engine Marketing

15 hours

Writing and Editing for Digital Media

15 hours

Foundations of Social Media for Business

12 hours

Optional courses — choose 45 hours

Advertising on Social Media

15 hours

Content Marketing Strategy

15 hours

Illustrator 1

24 hours

Introduction to WordPress

12 hours

Online Community Engagement

12 hours

Photoshop 1

24 hours

Social Media Analytics and Optimization

12 hours

Social Media Strategy

15 hours

Social Media Strategies and Crisis Communication

15 hours

WordPress for Business

12 hours

Any of the following Social Media for Business Seminars

Advanced Google Analytics

3 hours

Advanced LinkedIn for Business

3 hours

Blogging for Business

5 hours

Brand Reputation Management

3 hours

Facebook for Business

3 hours

Instagram and Snapchat for Business

3 hours

Introduction to Google Analytics

3 hours

LinkedIn for Business

3 hours

Managing Content for Social Media

3 hours

Twitter for Business

3 hours

Using Video with Social Media

3 hours

YouTube for Business

3 hours

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Communications and Marketing


Digital Content Creation Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/DigitalContent • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca The explosion of online, social media and mobile technologies is changing how we use and interact with digital media, creating incredible new opportunities and challenges. Acquire practical, in-demand skills for developing a content strategy and writing, editing and delivering interesting content to attract and engage audiences. Enhance your existing talents in social media or journalism, or build a career as a digital content specialist. Program format: Complete the 4 required courses plus 30 hours of optional courses (a minimum of 90 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Writing and Editing for Digital Media

Hours

15 hours

Content Marketing Strategy

15 hours

Introduction to Digital Graphic Design

18 hours

Choose 1

Search Engine Marketing

15 hours

OR Social Media Analytics and Optimization

12 hours

Optional courses — choose 30 hours

Advertising on Social Media

15 hours

Business Skills and Portfolio Creation for Graphic Design

18 hours

Copy Editing and Proofreading

20 hours

Digital Darkroom Basics

15 hours

Editing Fundamentals

15 hours

Foundations of Photography, Level 1

20 hours

Illustrator 1

24 hours

InDesign 1

15 hours

Introduction to WordPress

12 hours

Online Community Engagement

12 hours

Photoshop 1

24 hours

Search Engine Marketing

15 hours

Social Media Analytics and Optimization

12 hours

Social Media Strategy

15 hours

Any of the following Social Media Seminars

Advanced Google Analytics

3 hours

Advanced LinkedIn for Business

3 hours

Blogging for Business

5 hours

Facebook for Business

3 hours

Instagram and Snapchat for Business

3 hours

Introduction to Google Analytics

3 hours

LinkedIn for Business

3 hours

Managing Content for Social Media

3 hours

Twitter for Business

3 hours

Using Video with Social Media

3 hours

YouTube for Business

3 hours

Communications and Marketing

23


Event Management Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/EventManagement • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cearts@mtroyal.ca Prepare for a career in event management with the practical skills and professional knowledge to successfully organize, promote and execute any type of event, from weddings to company retreats. Enhance your job or volunteer responsibilities for planning and organizing events.

The Event Management program is a recognized member of the International Live Events Association (ILEA). Program format: Complete the 7 required courses (174 hours) — in the order listed — within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Introduction to Event Planning

15 hours

Resource Management for Event Planning

30 hours

Event Logistics

30 hours

Event Risk Management

30 hours

Event Marketing

30 hours

Event Production

30 hours

Event Management: Final Project

9 hours

Marketing and Event Skills Certificate of Completion

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/MarketingEvents • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca This short, practical program — designed for those whose work involves marketing and/or event planning — provides you with the knowledge, techniques and tools to maximize your efforts in these areas. Program format: Complete the 1 required course plus 2 optional courses (a minimum of 39 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Introduction to Event Planning

Hours

15 hours

Optional courses — choose 2

Foundations of Social Media for Business

12 hours

Introduction to WordPress

12 hours

Marketing and Strategic Communications

15 hours

24

Communications and Marketing


Marketing and Strategic Communications Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/CEMarketing • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Gain practical, hands-on exposure to the latest marketing strategies, tactics and best practices, including word of mouth marketing, social media, content marketing and integrated marketing communications. Developed and taught by industry experts, this program provides you with current, in-demand knowledge and skills to inform strategic marketing decisions. Program format: Complete the 7 required courses (102 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Foundations of Social Media for Business

12 hours

Marketing and Strategic Communications

15 hours

Brand Strategy

15 hours

Integrated Marketing Communications

15 hours

Digital Marketing Research

15 hours

Word of Mouth Marketing

15 hours

Content Marketing Strategy

15 hours

Professional Editing Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/ProfessionalEditing • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca This program is ideal for communicators wanting to acquire an understanding of the standards, skills and tools of professional editors. Enhance your writing and editing skills through presentations, readings, editing practice and discussion. Program format: Complete the 6 required courses plus 1 optional course (a minimum of 119 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Grammar and Punctuation Essentials

15 hours

Editing Fundamentals

15 hours

Copy Editing and Proofreading

20 hours

Comprehensive Editing: Style, Structure and Design

24 hours

Writing and Editing for Digital Media

15 hours

Editing Portfolio

15 hours

Optional courses — choose 1

Advanced MS Word for Writers and Editors

15 hours

Document Layout and Design

15 hours

Foundations of Technical Communication

15 hours

Communications and Marketing

25


Public Relations and Communications Management Extension Certificate  Classroom  mru.ca/PublicRelations • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca new

Public relations and communication management professionals require highly developed skills to create, build and maintain relationships and organizational reputations for corporations, businesses, government, and nonprofit and charitable organizations. This new certificate is ideal for those requiring practical public relations skills to enhance their employment or volunteer commitments, as well as those considering a career change. Replacing the Public Relations Extension Certificate, this program extensively explores new and relevant subject matter in the evolving PR industry, with an emphasis on harnessing the power of digital communication. Learning from experienced professionals provides students with the relevant information and skills to successfully design, implement and evaluate public relations projects in any organization.

Benefits »»

Earn a recognized credential

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Enhance your career prospects

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Gain in-demand skills and knowledge tailored to today’s public relations and communication marketplace

Program format »»

Complete the 5 required courses (105 hours)

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Can be completed up to a maximum of 2 years

Courses

Hours

The Fundamentals of Public Relations and Communications Management

21 hours

Applied Writing and Editing for Public Relations

21 hours

Communication Research, Evaluation and Analytics

21 hours

Business Basics for the PR Practitioner

21 hours

Social Media Strategies and Crisis Communications

21 hours

Social Media Basics Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/SMBasics • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca This short, affordable, hands-on program introduces you to social media tactics that you can put to work immediately on various platforms. Developed and taught by social media experts, it provides you with timely, in-demand social media knowledge and skills for your business or non-profit organization. Program format: Complete a minimum 15 hours of courses within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Blogging for Business

5 hours

Twitter for Business

3 hours

Facebook for Business

3 hours

Instagram and Snapchat for Business

3 hours

LinkedIn for Business

3 hours

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Communications and Marketing


Advanced LinkedIn for Business

3 hours

YouTube for Business

3 hours

Introduction to Google Analytics

3 hours

Advanced Google Analytics

3 hours

Using Video with Social Media

3 hours

Managing Content for Social Media

3 hours

Brand Reputation Management

3 hours

Social Media for Business Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/SocialMediaBusiness • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Learn to use social media platforms to become an active, collaborative social-media contributor and drive results in line with your business objectives. Earn a recognized credential while preparing for a career in social media or marketing. Program format: Complete the 5 required courses (69 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Foundations of Social Media for Business

12 hours

Social Media Strategy

15 hours

Online Community Engagement

12 hours

Social Media Analytics and Optimization

12 hours

Social Media Final Project

18 hours

Technical Writing Extension Certificate

Online  mru.ca/TechnicalWriting • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Develop highly sought-after technical writing skills using the latest tools, methods and key software programs. Prepare to enter the field of technical writing for science, technology, education, oil and gas, business communications, web-based publishing and more. Program format: Complete the 10 required courses plus 22.5 hours of optional courses (a minimum of 172.5 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Foundations of Technical Communication

18 hours

Advanced Microsoft Word for Writers and Editors

15 hours

Document Layout and Design

15 hours

Writing User Guides

15 hours

Preparing Policies and Procedures

15 hours

Editing Basics for Technical Documents

15 hours

Producing Software Specifications

15 hours

Site Architecture for Online Media

15 hours

Design and Authoring Online Media

15 hours

Document Project Management

15 hours

Optional courses — choose 22.5 hours

Creating Training Manuals

7.5 hours

Writing and Editing for Digital Media

15 hours

Grammar and Punctuation Essentials

15 hours

Effective Business Writing

15 hours

Communications and Marketing

27


Wedding and Social Event Planner Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/EventPlanner • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cearts@mtroyal.ca Marry your artistic and business skills to plan weddings, celebrations and other social events. Learn to develop a budget, and professionally plan and execute events. The program touches on social dynamics as well as giving you tools to help successfully launch your social event planning business. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses (45 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Introduction to Event Planning

15 hours

The Business of Wedding Planning and Social Event Planning

15 hours

Social Event Production and Design

15 hours

Writing and Editing for Business Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/WritingForBusiness • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca When writing for business, delivering clear, concise material that effectively communicates your message reflects positively on your abilities and saves hours of revision. Brush up on the basics of grammar and writing styles while gaining strategies for organizing your material in these practical, hands-on courses. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses (45 hours) within 2 years. Courses

Hours

Grammar and Punctuation Essentials

15 hours

Effective Business Writing

15 hours

Editing Fundamentals

15 hours

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Communications and Marketing


Community Addiction Studies Extension Certificate

Online  mru.ca/AddictionStudies • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca Enhance your understanding of current addiction approaches and trends in this comprehensive program designed for professionals and para-professionals in the human service field, as well as those interested in addiction studies. Learn about prevention, treatment, issues relating to youth, physical and psychological addiction, mental health and family dynamics. Program format: Complete the 6 required courses (120 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Addiction Studies: Overview

20 hours

Drugs and the Brain

20 hours

Addiction and the Family

20 hours

Understanding Adolescents and Addiction

20 hours

Addiction and Concurrent Mental Health Disorders

20 hours

Addiction Prevention

20 hours

Children’s Mental Health Extension Certificate

Online  mru.ca/ChildrensHealth • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca Expand your understanding of the complex factors that affect children’s mental health, including theories of risk factors and causes, as well as legal and ethical issues. Enhance your skills and knowledge as a health and humanservice professional or K–12 educational professional with this comprehensive program. Program format: Complete the 9 required courses (135 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Framework for Healthy Development

15 hours

The Child’s Social and Environmental Conditions

15 hours

Child and Youth Resiliency

15 hours

Mental Health I: Disorders Diagnosed in the Early Years

15 hours

Mental Health II: Psychosis, Mood, Anxiety and Increased Risk

15 hours

Mental Health III: Physiological Needs and Theories for Intervention

15 hours

Systems in Criminal Justice and Child Protective Services

15 hours

Systems in Mental Health and Education

15 hours

Systems Collaboration

15 hours

Community

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Community Paramedicine Extension Certificate

 Online | Practicum/Field Experience  mru.ca/Paramedicine • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca new

Manage a broad range of medical services for at-risk patients in the community with this program that adds knowledge, skills and attitudes to your current paramedic training and experience. The Community Paramedicine program expands on practical experiences to build competencies in addressing complex social and mobility issues. The program content focuses on application of primary health-care strategies within inter-professional environments for urgent and specialized medical treatment. Upon graduation, you’ll provide assessment, diagnostics, treatments and follow-up care plans at the community level in collaboration with patients, family members and medical teams. To take this program, you must be registered as an Advanced Care Paramedic with the Alberta College of Paramedics.

Benefits »»

Gain in-depth theoretical knowledge and extensive practical experience in a variety of health-care settings

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Develop professional strategies for response to health-care issues, ethics and inter-professional communication challenges

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Transfer skills into the community, such as assisted-living sites, long-term care homes, private residences, etc.

Program format »»

Complete the 7 online required courses (205 hours) and 3 practicum components (170 hours)

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Can be completed in a minimum of 2 years, up to a maximum of 6 years

Courses

Hours

Community Paramedicine Overview

35 hours

Advanced Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology

40 hours

Diversity, Communication and Ethics

20 hours

Seniors’ Health

30 hours

Professional Practice in Seniors’ Health

40 hours

Advanced Topics in Mental Health, Addictions and High Risk Populations

20 hours

Professional Practice in Mental Health, Addictions and High Risk Populations

40 hours

Team Approaches to Chronic Disease Management

30 hours

A Palliative Approach for Individuals and Families

30 hours

Professional Practice in Community Paramedicine

90 hours

30

Community


Funeral Service Programs | Application Required

Online | Practicum/Field Experience  mru.ca/Funeral • 403.440.7742 • 1.888.616.3606 • fde@mtroyal.ca Mount Royal University offers three funeral service programs: Funeral Service Diploma, Funeral Director Certificate and Embalmer Certificate. Graduates are prepared for licensing in Alberta by the Alberta Funeral Services Regulatory Board.

Benefits »»

Flexible programming that suits your personal and professional schedule

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Instructor-led, interactive online courses

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Programs can be started in September or January

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Stay in your community while earning a university credential

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Dedicated program team provides support throughout your studies

Program format Funeral Service Diploma (1,832 hours) »»

Start in September or January

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Study full- or part-time

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Can be completed full-time within 1 year or part-time within 6 years

Funeral Director Certificate (1,800 hours) »»

Start in September or January

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Study part-time

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Can be completed within 1 year, up to a maximum of 6 years

Embalmer Certificate (450 hours) »»

Start in September or January

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Study part-time

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Can be completed within 1 year, up to a maximum of 6 years

Introductory/Prerequisite Courses

Introduction to Funeral Service (courses offered in Calgary and Edmonton)

Hours

14 hours

First-Aid and CPR Certification Standard first-aid and CPR certification may be required as part of your Funeral Service education. Courses are available through Mount Royal Recreation. Visit mru.ca/Recreation or call 403.440.6517.

Community

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Police Studies Extension Certificate

Online  mru.ca/PoliceStudies • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca Gain theoretical and practical skills to prepare for diverse careers in the justice field. Topics range from the history of the Canadian justice system to changing social trends and issues in policing. The content emphasizes the skills, attitudes and personal qualities needed to pursue a justice-related career. Program format: Complete the 6 required courses (288 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Canadian Criminal Justice Systems

48 hours

Interpersonal Relationship Skills

48 hours

Criminology Concepts

48 hours

Human Diversity in Justice

48 hours

Trends and Issues in Policing

48 hours

Canadian Criminal Law

48 hours

32

Community


Computers and Technology Accounting Software Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/CompAccounting • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Combining popular business accounting software with an understanding of basic accounting concepts, this program gives you the tools to get started in bookkeeping, whether you are learnings skills for professional or personal use. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses plus 1 optional course (66 hours) within 2 years. Courses

Hours

Accounting Principles for Computers

12 hours

Simply Accounting (Sage 50), Level 1

18 hours

Simply Accounting (Sage 50), Level 2

18 hours

Optional courses – choose 1

QuickBooks, Level 1

18 hours

QuickBooks Online Software

18 hours

Digital Graphic Design Extension Certificate

Classroom  mru.ca/GraphicDesign • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Learn the artistic, technical and business aspects of graphic design. Develop your creative talents, learn leading software programs and explore the principles of visual design to create an outstanding portfolio, whether for professional or personal use. Program format: Complete the 8 required courses (171 hours) within 2 years. Courses

Hours

Introduction to Digital Graphic Design

18 hours

Photoshop 1

24 hours

Photoshop 2

24 hours

Illustrator 1

24 hours

Illustrator 2

24 hours

InDesign 1

15 hours

InDesign 2

24 hours

Business Skills and Portfolio Creation for Graphic Design

18 hours

Introductory Computer Courses

Classroom  mru.ca/Computers/Intro • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Courses

Hours

Windows Basics

12 hours

File Management Basics

6 hours

MS Outlook

12 hours

Computers and Technology

33


MS Excel Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/Excel • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Discover the basics of an electronic spreadsheet as you gets hands-on experience with Excel’s built-in functions. You’ll practice entering data, creating formulas, formatting, using references, cutting/copying/pasting and working with AutoFill, in addition to other functions. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses (36 hours) within 2 years. Courses

Hours

MS Excel, Level 1

12 hours

MS Excel, Level 2

12 hours

MS Excel, Level 3

12 hours

MS Office Pro Extension Certificate

Classroom  mru.ca/OfficePro • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Whether you’re looking to rejoin the workforce or update your computer skills, this in-depth certificate gives you marketable skills. Gain a higher level of efficiency with Microsoft Office software and discover the advanced applications of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Courses can also be taken individually. Program format: Complete the 9 required courses plus 1 optional course (a minimum of 132 hours) within 2 years. Courses

Hours

MS Word, Level 1

18 hours

MS Word, Level 2

18 hours

MS Excel, Level 1

12 hours

MS Excel, Level 2

12 hours

MS Excel, Level 3

12 hours

MS PowerPoint, Level 1

12 hours

MS Access, Level 1

18 hours

Business Project, Level 1

12 hours

Business Project, Level 2

12 hours

Optional courses — choose 1

MS Project

12 hours

MS Outlook

12 hours

Advanced MS Word for Writers and Editors

15 hours

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Computers and Technology


Web Designer Extension Certificate

Classroom  mru.ca/WebDesigner • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Explore web design for personal or professional development with this certificate that focuses on web design skills, business knowledge and opportunities for portfolio development. Program format: Complete the 6 required courses (120 hours) within 2 years. Courses

Hours

HTML and CSS

30 hours

JavaScript and JQuery

24 hours

Advanced CSS

12 hours

PHP and MySQL

24 hours

Photoshop for the Web

18 hours

Illustrator for the Web

12 hours

WordPress Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/WordPress • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Get hands-on experience building, updating and managing your own beautiful and functional website with WordPress. Learn best practices in site design, as well as an understanding of the business and marketing opportunities WordPress offers. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses (36 hours) within 2 years. Courses

Hours

Introduction to WordPress

12 hours

WordPress for Business

12 hours

Designing in WordPress

12 hours

Video Production Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/Video • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Explore production techniques and gain hands-on experience with up-to-date video equipment, including GoPros and UAVs (drones). Gain insight into government regulations and career opportunities and markets for this burgeoning field. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses (36 hours) within 2 years. Courses

Hours

Introduction to Drones and GoPros

12 hours

Shoot Quality Videos

12 hours

Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro

12 hours

Computers and Technology

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Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Extension Certificate

Classroom  mru.ca/ConflictResolution • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca Effectively managing conflict saves time, money and stress. In this program, you will learn to effectively manage conflict by combining theoretical knowledge with practical hands-on conflict resolution skills. In addition, you will acquire strategies in mediation and negotiation that you can apply today in the workplace, community and home. This 220-hour certificate is taught by experienced instructors and most courses have conflict resolution coaches who support the instructor, allowing for immediate feedback and practical knowledge.

Benefits »»

Enhance your communication and conflict resolution knowledge and skills for personal or professional development

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Successfully integrate conflict skills into your workplace

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Further your career in the health and human service field

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Prepare for a career as a mediator or negotiator

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Fulfill the educational requirements to apply for the Qualified Mediator (Q.Med) or Chartered Mediator (C.Med) designations*

Program details Format: Introduction to Conflict Resolution is offered in-class and online. All other courses are offered in-class only. Duration: Complete the 12 required courses and 1 assessment (Mediation or Negotiation) (220 hours). This program can be completed within 1 year, up to a maximum of 3 years. You may also register in individual courses of interest (prerequisites must be met). *Completion of the Conflict Resolution Extension Certificate with successful completion of the Conflict Resolution Mediation Assessment fulfills the educational requirements to apply for the ADR Institute of Canada’s national designations of Qualified Mediator (Q.Med) and Chartered Mediator (C.Med). For additional requirements on designations, contact the ADR Institute of Alberta at adralberta.com or 1.800.232.7214.

Courses

Introduction to Conflict Resolution

Hours

15 hours

Communication in Conflict Resolution

15 hours

Negotiation Skills: Level 1

21 hours

Negotiation Skills: Level 2

28 hours

Mediation Skills: Level 1

21 hours

Mediation Skills: Level 2

28 hours

Shifting from Positions to Interests

15 hours

Consensus Building for Groups

15 hours

Working Towards Cultural Competency in Conflict Resolution

15 hours

Dealing with Anger

15 hours

Multi-Party Mediation: The Dynamics

15 hours

Resolving Conflict in the Workplace

15 hours

Conflict Resolution — 1 of the following:

Conflict Resolution Mediation Assessment

2 hours

OR Conflict Resolution Negotiation Assessment 36

Conflict Resolution

2 hours


Managing Conflict in Today’s Workplace Certificate of Completion

Online  mru.ca/WorkplaceConflict • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca Incorporate conflict resolution skills into business processes and your professional practices. The skills and strategies you learn in this program can be applied immediately in your workplace. You will explore the benefits of mediation and negotiation in a variety of settings while developing a personal philosophy and style for conflict resolution. Assess your ability to communicate effectively and discover your personal style of handling conflict as you build skills and knowledge that you can implement in the workplace.

Benefits »»

Develop skills and tools to effectively manage and resolve conflicts in the workplace

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Learn essential communication skills to apply in preventing and working through conflict

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Build positive relationships between employees within the workplace

Program details Format: Online Introduction to Conflict Resolution is offered in-class and online. All other courses are offered online only. Duration: Complete the 3 required courses (45 hours) within 1 semester, up to a maximum of 3 years. Prerequisites: Introduction to Conflict Resolution is a prerequisite to all Conflict Resolution courses.

Block code: Register by phone for all 3 courses together and receive a 10 percent discount. Courses

Hours

Introduction to Conflict Resolution

15 hours

Negotiating with Integrity

15 hours

Dealing with Difficult Conversations

15 hours

Conflict Resolution

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Health Birth Doula DONA International Seminar

Classroom  mru.ca/BirthDoula • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca Gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to function as a birth doula, a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support throughout the birth process. This course qualifies as an approved DONA International Birth Doula Workshop. Visit dona.org for additional educational requirements. Program format: Complete the required course (23 hours) Course

DONA International Birth Doula Training

Hours

23 hours

Dementia Care Certificate of Completion

Online  mru.ca/DementiaCare • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca Understand the complexity and develop the skills required to support the emotional, psychological, social and physical challenges experienced by persons with a dementia. Students share and learn from each other while discussing how the course content can be applied in their own situations.. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses (45 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Understanding Dementia

15 hours

Caring for Older Adults

15 hours

Caring for Families

15 hours

Advanced Topics in Dementia Care Extension Certificate

Online  mru.ca/AdvancedDementia • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca This program provides current knowledge from early identification to end-of-life care for health-care professionals looking to gain further skills to assist them in their practice. You’ll develop best practice competencies focused on communication, pharmacology, wellness and quality of life while gaining skills, knowledge and attitudes that support those with dementia and their families. Practice knowledge and skills that reflect an understanding of inclusivity, equality and diversity awareness. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses (60 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Professional Leadership for Dementia Care

20 hours

Advanced Knowledge for Dementia Care

20 hours

Practice Competencies for Dementia Care

20 hours

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Integrative Health Coach Extension Certificate

Hybrid | Blended  mru.ca/HealthCoach • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca Satisfy your passion for health promotion by coaching clients to develop and engage in healthy mindsets and behaviours. Using evidence-based theory and practices, assist clients in improving their health and well-being through personal responsibility and self-motivation. Build your practice by advancing client support for your patients. Program format: Complete the 7 required courses (175 hours) and a practicum offered in the fall and winter semesters. Introduction to Integrative Health Coaching is a prerequisite for all other courses. Courses consist of classroom hours, online hours and individual coaching session(s) between instructor and student. Can be completed within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Introduction to Integrative Health Coaching

20 hours

Integrative Healing Practices

45 hours

Relationship Coaching

20 hours

Strategic Communications

20 hours

Direct Communications

20 hours

Client Learning and Transformation

20 hours

Business of Integrative Health Coaching

10 hours

Integrative Health Coaching Practicum

20 hours

Massage Therapy Diploma | Application Required

Classroom | Online | Blended | Practicum/Field Experience  mru.ca/Massage • 403.440.7742 • 1.888.616.3606 • massage@mtroyal.ca Prepare yourself for a career as a massage therapist. Learn relaxation and therapeutic massage techniques along with subjects that include anatomy, physiology, pathology, business and research. Hands-on training is a key component of the program. From the student-run practicum clinic to off-site community outreach, you will gain valuable experience working with a variety of clients in supervised settings.

Benefits »»

Train to the highest standards nationally and earn a university credential

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Be in demand. Explore current job positions on our employment board and attend our annual career fair

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Learn in specialized facilities designed for massage therapy instruction

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Connect with your community through a variety of off-site practical experiences

Program details »»

Study full- or part-time

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Take a combination of classroom, online and practicum courses

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Experience university life with smaller class sizes, expert instructors, a dedicated program team and access to scholarships

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Start in September or January

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Complete within 2 years, up to a maximum of 6 years

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Introductory Massage Courses

Classroom  mru.ca/Massage • 403.440.7742 • 1.888.616.3606 • massage@mtroyal.ca Whether you are thinking about massage therapy as a career or want to develop basic skills to use on friends and family, practice basic relaxation techniques in this introduction to the world of massage. No application required. Courses

Hours

Massage Basics, Level 1

12 hours

Massage Basics, Level 2

12 hours

Medical Terminology Extension Certificate

Online  mru.ca/MedicalTerms • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca Medical terminology is a specialized language specific to the health-care field. In these online courses, you’ll prepare for a new career in health services through topics such as word origins, abbreviations, basic anatomy and disease. Graduates are prepared to comprehend and apply this specialized knowledge within various health-care positions. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses (65 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Medical Terminology I

20 hours

Medical Terminology II

20 hours

Medical Terminology III

25 hours

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Neonatal Nursing Extension Certificate

Online | Practicum/Field Experience  mru.ca/NeonatalNursing • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca Gain the clinical skills, knowledge and hands-on learning needed to care for the vulnerable newborn population in this comprehensive neonatal nursing program. Certification brings with it not only increased career opportunities, but greater job satisfaction and confidence in this high-tech, rapidly changing environment. In addition to being a superior point-of-care nurse, graduates are better positioned to take on a leadership role and mentor other nurses. This program is for graduates with a degree in nursing or senior-level nursing students, with approval from home institutions. You must hold a current, active nursing registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) or equivalent from another province. If you are applying from a country other than Canada, you must be eligible for registration with CARNA. LPNs are welcome to register for the Development and Homeostasis and Assessment courses for general interest.

Benefits »»

Complete the clinical experience course to integrate and apply your theoretical knowledge in a practical setting

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Gain the skills and knowledge to best care for your patient in a high-tech, rapidly changing environment

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Prepare to write the new Canadian Nurses Association neonatal specialty certification exam

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Nurses who have worked a minimum of 2 years full-time in their specialty of nursing can apply to PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition) the Clinical Experience course. Contact the program coordinator for more information

Program details »»

Complete the 4 required courses and 210-hour clinical experience (420 hours)

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Can be completed within 1.5 years, up to a maximum of 6 years

Courses

Hours

Neonatal Development and Homeostasis

48 hours

Neonatal Assessment

48 hours

Neonatal Critical Moments I

48 hours

Neonatal Critical Moments II

48 hours

Neonatal Nursing Clinical Experience

210 hours

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Perinatal Nursing Extension Certificate

Online | Practicum/Field Experience  mru.ca/PerinatalNursing • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca This comprehensive program builds important knowledge and clinical skills in perinatal nursing. The curriculum allows you to focus on critical moments in the mother and neonate’s care, contributing to confident assessment and treatment during the childbearing continuum. Students plan and implement holistic, humanistic and individualized nursing care in collaboration with the family and other health-care providers. This program offers the opportunity for personal and professional growth and further career opportunities. This program is for nursing graduates with a degree in nursing or senior-level nursing students, with approval from home institutions. You must hold a current, acting nursing registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) or the equivalent from another province. If you are applying from a country other than Canada, you must be eligible for registration with CARNA. LPNs are welcome to register for the Development and Homeostasis and Assessment courses for general interest.

Benefits »»

Expand your expertise and skills to provide new career opportunities

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Complete the 210-hour clinical experience course to integrate and apply your theoretical knowledge in a practical setting

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Nurses who have worked a minimum of 2 years full-time in their specialty of nursing can apply to PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition) the Clinical Experience course. Contact the program coordinator for more information.

Program details »»

Complete the 4 required courses and 210-hour clinical experience (420 hours)

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Can be completed within 1.5 years, up to a maximum of 6 years

Courses

Hours

Perinatal Development and Homeostasis

48 hours

Perinatal Assessment

48 hours

Perinatal Critical Moments I

48 hours

Perinatal Critical Moments II

48 hours

Perinatal Nursing Clinical Experience

210 hours

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Personal Fitness Trainer Diploma | Application Required

Classroom | Online | Blended | Practicum/Field Experience  mru.ca/PFT • 403.440.7742 • 1.888.616.3606 • pft@mtroyal.ca Turn your passion for health and fitness into a career. Our program recognizes the current health and wellness trends in Canada through courses such as Human Anatomy and Human Physiology, Aging Populations, Chronic Conditions, Health Psychology and Business Management. This diverse program provides graduates with a wide range of opportunities, including working in clinical environments, fitness facilities and studios, and starting their own business.

Benefits »»

Train to the highest standards nationally (Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology — Certified Personal Trainer)

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Earn a university credential

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Experience university life, with smaller class sizes, expert instructors, a dedicated program team and access to scholarships

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Connect with employers through practicum experiences and networking events

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Be eligible for transfer credits towards a university degree

Program details »»

Study full- or part-time

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Take a combination of in-class, online and practicum courses

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Start in September or January

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Complete within 2 years, up to a maximum of 6 years

Reiki Certificate of Completion

Classroom  mru.ca/Reiki • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca Reiki is a holistic energy practice for relieving pain, decreasing stress and facilitating personal growth. Holy Fire II Karuna Reiki® Master training provides the most current and advanced form of Karuna Reiki® training available. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses (28 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

First Degree Reiki

8 hours

Second Degree Reiki

8 hours

Third Degree Reiki — Reiki Master

12 hours

Individual Reiki courses

Introduction to Reiki

2 hours

Holy Fire II Karuna Reiki ® Master

18 hours

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Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Course

Online  mru.ca/Forensics • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca Enhance your career as a registered nurse with this online program to become a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner* and provide comprehensive care for recent victims of sexual assault. Learn how to offer support, take histories, gain consent, conduct examinations and carry out interventions as needed. Examine risk factors, standards of practice, consequences of assault, forensic and non-forensic examination, injury identification and documentation, as well as discharge follow-up. Graduates can work in urban settings, or in rural communities that don’t have sexual assault teams. *Meets the requirements of the International Association of Forensic Nurses to prepare Sexual Assault Nurse Practitioners who wish to later write the optional certification examinations (forensicnurses.org).

Program format: Complete the required course (48 hours) within 1 semester. Courses

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)

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Hours

48 hours


Languages English Language Full-Time Courses Classroom  mru.ca/EAL • 403.440.5100 • mrulanguages@mtroyal.ca

The credit-free full-time program (270 hours) advances your English proficiency for academic and professional purposes and provides a pathway into the institution. »»

Courses run Monday through Friday, with intakes in September, January, April and July.

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You must apply to this program. A threehour placement test ($50) determines which course and level best suits your current ability. Contact the office to schedule a date and time for your test.

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE FULL-TIME PROGRAM

Foundational English Level 1 High Beginner Level 2 Low Intermediate Level 3 Intermediate

Alberta Works funding is available.

Foundational English Levels 1 to 3 develop High Beginner to Intermediate language skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing and grammar. Academic English Levels 1 to 3 develop High Intermediate to Advanced academic language skills for accuracy and fluency. Graduates of Level 3 meet the language proficiency requirement for admission to Mount Royal University’s degree, diploma and certificate programs.

Academic English

English for Professional & Advanced Commmunications

Level 1 High Intermediate

Level 1 High Intermediate

Level 2 Low Advanced

Level 2 Low Advanced

Level 3 Advanced

English for Professional and Advanced Communication Levels 1 and 2 develop High Intermediate to Low Advanced language skills, with a focus on oral fluency, vocabulary building and international communication in personal and professional contexts.

Mount Royal University Degree Program

Faculty of Continuing Education Programs

Professions

Online Resources Access these online tutorials for 30 days or 90 days: »»

IELTS Test Preparation

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Academic Vocabulary

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English for Health

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English for Nursing

Visit mru.ca/EALOnline for more information and free demonstrations.

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Management and Leadership Emergency Management and Disaster Recovery Extension Certificate

Classroom  mru.ca/EmergencyManagement • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Gain an understanding of the emergency management actions needed to help communities recover from natural and man-made disasters from instructors with real-world experience. Explore the consequences of these events and examine the ecological framework necessary for the disaster recovery process. As long-term recovery efforts impact a wide range of sectors — including emergency management, public health, housing and the environment — this program provides valuable skills for municipal, community and political leaders, in addition to those employed or volunteering in this field. Program format: Complete the 4 required courses (60 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Principles of Emergency Management and the Fundamentals of Recovery

15 hours

Personal and Family Recovery

15 hours

Neighbourhood and Community Recovery

15 hours

Post-Disaster Growth and Change

15 hours

Human Resource Management Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/HRManagement • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Gain skills in the key areas of human resource management and become an HR professional. Learn effective recruitment and selection techniques, support employee career planning, develop quality training programs for employees and develop an effective performance management program. This program is eligible towards Alberta Innovation & Advanced Education Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Program certification. Program format: Complete the 6 required courses plus 60 hours of optional courses (150 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Organizational Effectiveness

15 hours

Organizational Learning and Development

15 hours

Total Compensation

15 hours

Workplace Health and Safety

15 hours

Employee Relations

15 hours

Human Resources Information Management

15 hours

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Optional courses — choose 60 hours

Human Resource Basics for Managers

15 hours

Employee Retention for Managers

15 hours

Diversity Management

15 hours

Succession Planning for Managers

15 hours

Labour Relations

15 hours

Employee Engagement

15 hours

Performance Management

15 hours

Increasing Your Influence

7.5 hours

Building High-Performance Teams

15 hours

Coaching in the Workplace, Level 1

15 hours

Coaching in the Workplace, Level 2

15 hours

Payroll Compliance Legislation

39 hours

Introduction to Conflict Resolution

15 hours

Emotional Intelligence at Work

15 hours

Effective Facilitation for Managers and Leaders

15 hours

Interviewing Strategies

15 hours

Change Management Fundamentals

15 hours

HR Strategy: Leading Practices

15 hours

The Art of Leadership

7 hours

Leading with Emotional Intelligence

7 hours

Effective Interpersonal Communication

7 hours

Performance Management

7 hours

Building Customer Relations

7 hours

Conflict Management Project Management Basics

7 hours 7.5 hours

Management and Leadership

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Leadership Development Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/LeadershipDevelopment • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Strong leadership skills are crucial to improving individual and organizational performance. Successful organizations develop their leaders at all levels. The Leadership Development Extension Certificate is designed for individuals who aspire to become a leader, are transitioning into a new leadership role, or wish to build on their skills and strengths as a leader. This program is eligible towards Alberta Innovation & Advanced Education Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Program certification. Program format: Complete the 4 required courses (60 hours) within 3 years. Textbooks/course materials: There are required and recommended textbooks for each course. Please see website for details. Courses

Hours

Effective Leadership

15 hours

Communication and Interpersonal Skills for Leaders

15 hours

Leading and Influencing Others

15 hours

Leaders, Culture and Change

15 hours

Management Development Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/ManagementDevelopment • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Build on your Pillars of Management Certificate of Completion — see page 51 — and develop your management potential with essential skills and add specialties that support your career goals.

This program is eligible towards Alberta Innovation & Advanced Education Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Program certification. Program format: Once you have your Pillars of Management Certificate of Completion, take 60 hours of courses in the following areas within 3 years: Business Aptitude

Hours

Professional Sales Fundamentals

15 hours

Project Management: An Overview

21 hours

Supervision Core Skills

15 hours

Communications

Hours

Building High-Performance Teams

15 hours

Coaching in the Workplace, Level 1

15 hours

Coaching in the Workplace, Level 2

15 hours

Effective Business Writing

15 hours

Human Resources

Hours

Diversity Management

15 hours

Employee Engagement

15 hours

Employee Relations

15 hours

Employee Retention for Managers

15 hours

Interviewing Strategies

15 hours

Introduction to Conflict Resolution

15 hours

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Organizational Effectiveness

15 hours

Organizational Learning and Development

15 hours

Performance Management

15 hours

Succession Planning for Managers

15 hours

Operations and Leadership

Hours

Effective Facilitation for Managers and Leaders

15 hours

Emotional Intelligence at Work

15 hours

Seminars

Hours

Building Customer Relations

7 hours

Conflict Management

7 hours

Effective Interpersonal Communication

7 hours

Leading with Emotional Intelligence

7 hours

Performance Management

7 hours

Project Management Basics

7.5 hours

The Art of Leadership

7 hours

Organizational Change Management Extension Certificate

Classroom  mru.ca/ChangeManagement • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca This practical, hands-on program teaches highly sought-after skills for leading, facilitating and sustaining organizational change. Working interactively with all levels of change professionals, students learn the principles of change management, as well as real-world techniques and strategies for planning, managing and responding to change.

This program is eligible towards Alberta Innovation & Advanced Education Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Program certification. Program format: Complete the 5 required courses (75 hours) within 3 years. Textbooks/pre-readings: There are pre-reading and textbook requirements for some courses. Please see website for details. Courses

Hours

Change Management Fundamentals

15 hours

Preparing for Change

15 hours

Leading and Implementing Change

15 hours

Managing and Sustaining Change

15 hours

Leaders, Culture and Change

15 hours

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Pillars of Management Certificate of Completion

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/Management • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Acquire essential management skills in four main areas — communications, human resources, finance/operations and leadership — and immediately apply your new knowledge and techniques in the workplace.

This program is eligible towards Alberta Innovation & Advanced Education Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Program certification. Program format: Complete the 4 required courses (60 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Effective Workplace Communication

15 hours

Human Resource Basics for Managers

15 hours

Understanding Leadership

15 hours

Understanding and Using Financial Information

15 hours

Professional Management Seminar Series Certificate of Completion

One-Day Seminars | Classroom  mru.ca/SeminarSeries • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Polish your management skills with essential strategies and personal assessment tools in these one-day seminars. Gain new knowledge and skills on Monday and implement them on Tuesday. Choose courses as part of your custom learning plan to earn a certificate of completion or take them on an individual basis. Program format: Complete 6 courses of your choice (42 - 43 hours) within 2 years. Seminars — choose 6

Hours

The Art of Leadership

7 hours

Leading with Emotional Intelligence

7 hours

Supervisory Excellence

7 hours

Performance Management Seminar

7 hours

Motivating Your Team

7 hours

Effective Interpersonal Communication

7 hours

Managing Difficult Conversations

7 hours

Conflict Management

7 hours

Workplace Presentation Skills

7 hours

Writing in the Workplace

7 hours

Building Customer Relations

7 hours

Transitioning from Worker to Leader

7 hours

Increasing Your Influence

7.5 hours

Project Management Basics

7.5 hours

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Project Management Extension Certificate

Classroom | Online | Fast Track  mru.ca/ProjectManagement • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Delve into the project management process by engaging in realistic activities using project management methodologies in our newly revised curriculum, reflecting the sixth and latest edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This certificate program provides essential training in the flourishing field of project management and is designed to develop introductory project management skills that can be implemented in diverse areas, from IT to human resources, manufacturing to small business. Taught by instructors who are working project managers, each of the required courses is based on concepts from the PMBOK® Guide, a widely recognized international standard in the project management profession. Mount Royal University is a Global Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo, CAPM, PMP and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

This program is eligible towards Alberta Innovation & Advanced Education Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Program certification.

Benefits »»

Prepare for a career in the field of project management

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Work towards an internationally recognized credential

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Prepare to write the CAPM® or PMP® exams

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Update your job skills that require project management

Program format »»

Classroom and online versions: complete the 7 required courses, plus Final Assessment Paper (136 hours)

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Can be completed within 2 semesters, up to a maximum of 3 years

Course materials »»

Students should refer to their Confirmation of Registration for details about course materials and access

Textbook (required) »»

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) — Sixth Edition

Courses

Schedule and Cost Management

Hours

15 hours

Risk and Procurement

15 hours

Overview and Integration

21 hours

Leadership and Project Resource Management

15 hours

The Business of Project Management

7 hours

Scope and Quality Management

15 hours

Stakeholder and Communication Management

15 hours

Final Assessment Paper

33 hours

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Project Management — Final Assessment Paper

Independent Study  mru.ca/ProjectManagement • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Apply the project management principles and practices you’ve acquired through the 7 classroom/online courses and apply them to a real-life project. Your advisor, who can counsel you on your choice of topic, offers guidance throughout the development and completion of your Final Assessment Paper. Successful completion of this course, along with the other 7 courses, is required for you to receive your Project Management Extension Certificate. We strongly recommend completion of the 7 courses before registering in this course.

PMP® Exam Preparation Workshops

Classroom | Online  mru.ca/ProjectManagementPrep • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® professional certification exam from the Project Management Institute (PMI). The PMI Registered Education Provider logo, CAPM, PMP and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. Textbook (optional online, required for classroom): Rita Mulcahy’s PMP® Exam Prep, 9th Edition Course materials: Students should refer to the confirmation of registration for details about course materials and access. Courses

PMP ® and CAPM ® Exam Boot Camp Based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) — Sixth Edition

Hours

40 hours

Project Management Basics

Classroom  mru.ca/ProjectManagement • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Designed for professionals who are looking for tools and knowledge to overcome common challenges in project delivery, this one-day introductory course focuses on project management in the workplace. This program is also offered through Mount Royal’s Corporate Training group and can be customized for your organization’s needs. Textbook (optional): A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge PMBOK® Guide — Sixth Edition Course materials: Students should refer to the confirmation of registration for details about course materials and access.

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Project Management in Construction Extension Certificate

Online  mru.ca/PMConstruction • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Manage construction projects with the expertise you gain in this certificate program tailored specifically for the needs of this demanding industry. Acquire a solid base of knowledge and project management tools, techniques, approaches and best practices as they relate to construction in this newly revised program based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) — Sixth Edition. Gain specialized knowledge and skills in courses created especially for the industry. These skills are valuable in every aspect of construction through the application of proven project management processes. The program is designed for those with experience in construction management environments who want to acquire project management tools and techniques. The PMI Registered Education Provider logo, CAPM, PMP and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

This program is eligible towards the Canadian Construction Association Gold Seal Certification.

Course materials »»

Refer to the confirmation of registration for details

Textbook (required) »»

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) — Sixth Edition

Earning Your Extension Certificate »»

Complete the 6 required courses (90 hours)

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You may also register in individual courses of interest

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Can be completed within 1 year, up to a maximum of 3 years

Courses

Hours

Construction Project Management: An Overview

15 hours

Construction Project Scheduling

15 hours

Construction Project Administration and Control Systems

15 hours

Construction Project Safety and Environmental Management

15 hours

Construction Project Management: Time, Cost and Scope

15 hours

Construction Project Management: Leadership and Management Skills

15 hours

Management and Leadership

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Strategic Management Extension Certificate

Classroom  mru.ca/StrategicManagement • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Enhance your management or consulting career by gaining essential skills in strategic planning, execution, decision-making and leadership. In this focused program, you’ll learn to evaluate business performance, assess market dynamics, drive innovation, execute strategic decisions and measure results.

This program is eligible towards Alberta Innovation & Advanced Education Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Program certification. Program format: Complete the 5 required courses (75 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Strategic Planning

15 hours

Strategic Innovation

15 hours

Strategy Execution

15 hours

Measuring and Evaluating Business Performance

15 hours

Leaders, Culture and Change

15 hours

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Social and Environmental Prosperity Community Investment Professional Extension Certificate

Online  mru.ca/CommunityInvestment • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca An effective community investment (CI) strategy aligns with a corporation’s business goals and positively contributes to the communities in which it operates. Whether you are working in the field or considering a career in CI, this program builds skills and knowledge in areas such as leadership, strategic action and addressing social issues, environmental sustainability and/or cultural vitality. Program format: Complete the 4 required courses plus 1 optional course (a minimum of 75 hours) within 3 years. Courses

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The Meaning and Purpose of Community Investment

15 hours

The Community Sector Landscape: Building Effective Partnerships

15 hours

Designing a Community Investment Strategy

15 hours

Implementing a Community Investment Strategy

15 hours

Optional courses — choose 1

Introduction to Voluntarism in the Non-Profit Sector

15 hours

Fund Development and Corporate Philanthropy

15 hours

Effective Facilitation for Managers and Leaders

15 hours

Marketing and Strategic Communications

15 hours

Social Innovation and Changemaking

15 hours

Mobilizing for Systems Change

15 hours

Evaluating Social Innovation

15 hours

Promise of Social Innovation Labs

15 hours

Strategic Sustainability and the Energy Industry: An Introduction

15 hours

Social and Environmental Prosperity

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Non-Profit Management Extension Certificate

Online  mru.ca/NonprofitManagement • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca The approximately 150,000 charities and non-profit organizations in Canada have a significant impact on our communities and economy, and the nearly one million people employed in the sector have a strong need for skills to meet its unique challenges. The instructors in our Non-Profit Management Extension Certificate program are experienced professionals who work and teach in their fields of expertise, acquiring relevant skills that you can apply immediately in the workplace. Through this program, you’ll gain a thorough understanding of the non-profit sector and board governance in Canada, and discover strategies for building successful partnerships and alliances. Courses focus on unique leadership skills for non-profit managers, financial management skills, people management in a volunteer environment, marketing, government relations, fundraising, and legal requirements and governance.

Benefits »»

Acquire essential skills to effectively support and manage your non-profit organization

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Examine and gain a better understanding of the non-profit sector in Canada

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Develop a network of colleagues from across Canada in the non-profit sector

Program format »»

Complete the 8 required course plus 2 optional courses (a minimum of 150 hours)

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Can be completed within 1 year, up to a maximum of 3 years

Courses

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Introduction to Non-Profit Management

15 hours

Keys to Managing Non-Profit Organizations I: Strategic Management

15 hours

Board Governance in the Non-Profit Sector

15 hours

Introduction to Voluntarism in the Non-Profit Sector

15 hours

Program Planning and Evaluation for the Non-Profit Sector

15 hours

Ethical Issues in the Non-Profit Sector

15 hours

Law for the Non-Profit Sector

15 hours

Fund Development and Corporate Philanthropy

15 hours

Optional courses — choose 2

Keys to Managing Non-Profit Organizations II: Roles and Relationships

15 hours

Marketing and Public Relations in the Non-Profit Sector

15 hours

Financial Basics: Keeping it Simple for Non-Profit Managers

15 hours

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Social Innovation Extension Certificate

Blended  mru.ca/SocialInnovation • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Meeting urgent, complex challenges such as climate change, food security and urbanization requires new knowledge, skills and approaches. Social innovation is about finding ways to introduce lasting change at all levels — individual, organizational and societal — to increase the resilience of vulnerable people and the planet. Coming from every sector and discipline, social innovators share a curiosity and a passion for tackling social, environmental and/or cultural challenges. Developed and delivered in partnership with MacEwan University School of Continuing Education, this program provides social innovators from across Alberta with a unique learning opportunity. Through blended (in-class and online) delivery, learners deepen their understanding of complex systems, develop personal capacities as social innovators, build relationships with other social innovators and apply their learning to their own initiative or context. Upon completion, your certificate will be awarded by Mount Royal University. Benefits »»

Meet social innovators from across Alberta, creating and strengthening bonds within the community

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Gain knowledge to further established social innovation ventures

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Learn how to affect meaningful change and apply it to your own experience

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Connect to resources and tools that help further social change efforts

Program format »»

Complete the 4 required courses (60 hours)

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Can be completed within 3 years

Courses

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Social Innovation and Changemaking

15 hours

Mobilizing for Systems Change

15 hours

Evaluating Social Innovation

15 hours

The Promise of Social Innovation Labs

15 hours

Stack Sampling Seminars

Classroom  mru.ca/Stack • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Stack sampling is the process of collecting and verifying emissions from industrial sources. Our two-day theory seminar (15 hours) is tailored for people who need some knowledge of stack sampling, but may not carry out the sampling themselves. The five-day seminar (35 hours) is designed to provide a hands-on and in-depth experience for individuals who will be performing the sampling. Courses

Hours

Stack Sampling

35 hours

Stack Sampling Theory

15 hours

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Strategic Sustainability and the Energy Industry Certificate of Completion

Online  mru.ca/StrategicSustainability • 403.440.6861 • 1.888.392.3655 • cebusiness@mtroyal.ca Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of sustainability and associated business implications. This program provides professionals skills in energy and stakeholder relations, as well as the knowledge required to prioritize and effect strategic sustainability. Learn foundational skills and knowledge to help transition into a career in sustainable development. Program format: Complete the 3 required courses (45 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Strategic Sustainability and the Energy Industry: An Introduction

15 hours

Strategic Sustainability and the Energy Industry: Society and Engagement

15 hours

Strategic Sustainability and the Energy Industry: Environment and Economy

15 hours

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Teaching and Learning Adult Educator Seminar Series Certificate of Completion

Classroom | Online | Fast Track  mru.ca/AdultEducator • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca Gain the skills to plan, administer and deliver education to adults in the workplace, non-profit organizations and educational settings in this dynamic, interactive program. Build your strategies and techniques for practical application with this professional development program that complements your career in education, HR, counselling or training in the workplace. Program format: Complete the 9 required courses and 2 optional courses in classroom (33 hours) OR 3 required courses online (36 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Principles of Adult Learning

3 hours

Designing Learning Outcomes

3 hours

Classroom Presentation Skills

3 hours

Learning Styles: Implications for Adult Learners

3 hours

Effective Teaching Techniques

3 hours

Assessing Teaching and Learning

3 hours

Tools to Enhance Instruction and Presentation

3 hours

Conflict Resolution in the Classroom

3 hours

Culturally Responsive Facilitation

3 hours

Optional courses — choose 2

Improve Your Voice

3 hours

Developing Fair Tests

3 hours

Mind Mapping

3 hours

Storytelling

3 hours

Online Facilitation

3 hours

Generational Differences in Learning

3 hours

Designing and Assessing Student Assignments

3 hours

Supporting Learners with Disabilities

3 hours

Using Case Studies in the Classroom

3 hours

Online courses

Core Concepts of Adult Learning

12 hours

Skills and Techniques for Adult Learning

12 hours

Refine and Enhance Instruction for Adult Learning

12 hours

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Curriculum Development and Instructional Design Extension Certificate Online  mru.ca/Curriculum • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • cehealth@mtroyal.ca

Advance your skill set and develop practical and theoretical knowledge as an educator while gaining the skills to design and analyze course curriculum in your field of expertise. Apply the principles of instructional design to create a customized project that demonstrates your ability to write effective learning outcomes statements, design assessment and instructional strategies, integrate media, and evaluate and revise curriculum. Program format: Complete the 6 required courses (90 hours) within 3 years. Courses

Hours

Principles of Instructional Design

15 hours

Designing Assessment Strategies

15 hours

Designing Instructional Strategies

15 hours

Media Trends in Instructional Design

15 hours

Curriculum Design Template

15 hours

Curriculum Implementation and Evaluation

15 hours

Education Assistant Certificate | Application Required

Classroom | Practicum/Field Experience  mru.ca/EdAssistant • 403.440.6867 • 1.888.392.3655 • edassistant@mtroyal.ca Make a meaningful difference in children’s lives with a rewarding career as an education assistant. Our Education Assistant program prepares you for the social and educational benefits of working in diverse and inclusive classrooms while gaining real-life experience through supervised K–12 practicum placements. Our in-demand graduates are qualified to work in a variety of sectors in this growing field, including public schools, private schools, charter schools and other learning institutions.

Benefits »»

Earn a university credential while experiencing campus life with smaller class sizes, expert instructors and a dedicated program team

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Connect with employers through HR recruitment presentations

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Build the skills to successfully participate in a variety of classroom environments through practicum placements

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Develop communication skills necessary to connect with students and education professionals

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Study full- or part-time

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Complete the 8 courses, including field experience and practicum placements in K–12 classrooms

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Can be completed full-time within 8 months or part-time within 6 years

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WINTER/SPRING 2019 Program Guide

M O U N T ROYA L U N I V ER S I T Y

CO NSE RVATO RY

WORLD-CLASS INSTRUCTORS Calgary Arts Award-winner Edmond Agopian conducts the Calgary Youth Orchestra. He is one of our world-class instructors offering music and speech arts education for every stage.

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It’s easy to sign up for Conservatory private lessons and group classes Step 1: Search and select the lessons or classes that are right for you Are you the kind of person that likes to browse? Then go ahead and flip through the pages or go to our website at mru.ca/Conservatory. Maybe you know exactly what you are looking for. If so, proceed to the table of contents on the next page.

Step 2: Get a Mount Royal student identification number If the participant (you or your child) does not already have one, go to mru.ca/Cons/Register.

Step 3: Arrange private lessons If you are a returning student, call us at 403.440.6821. New students should submit a lesson placement request at mru.ca/LessonForm. An instructor will contact you to assist with your placement and determine the day, time and duration of your lessons.

Step 4: Register now! Registration opens Nov. 19. Pick how you want to register and pay: • Online at mru.ca/Cons/Register any time, anywhere. You can register up to the day a class starts.

€€ Pay with Visa or MasterCard. • Phone 403.440.6821. We will be ready to answer your call during office hours.

€€ Pay with Visa or MasterCard. • Visit us at the Conservatory main reception desk during office hours. We are located on the ground level, ED0300, Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, 18 Mount Royal Circle SW, Calgary, AB.

Office hours June to Aug.

M – F • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sept. to May

M – Th • 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. F • 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

S • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Withdrawal policy For class lessons, there is a no-refund policy. In extenuating circumstances, the student may file an appeal in writing to the program administrator, general programs, requesting a refund. If approved, a $50 administration fee will be deducted from the refund. If a student formally withdraws from private lessons before the fourth scheduled lesson, a refund will be made equal to the tuition paid, less a $50 processing fee and the cost of four lessons. Withdrawals made after the fourth scheduled lesson will not receive a refund. For all withdrawals and refund requests, the instructor will provide an accurate, correct record of all lessons scheduled.

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In the absence of such records, the student’s claim as to the number of lessons scheduled will be used with the Conservatory Office records to determine the refund due. Ways to provide notification of withdrawal: • notify instructor • phone: 403.440.6821 • email: conservatory@mtroyal.ca • fax: 403.440.7277 • mail: Mount Royal University Conservatory, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB, T3E 6K6 • in person: Mount Royal University Conservatory main reception desk, ground level, ED 0300, Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, 18 Mount Royal Circle SW, Calgary, AB


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Private Lessons................................................................. 64

Custom Workshops and Clinics....................................... 64 Academy Program for Young Artists............................... 65 Advanced Performance Program..................................... 66 Early Childhood Music Children’s Early Cello Ensembles.................................. 69 Early Childhood Strings................................................. 69 Music and Movement.................................................. 67 Music with Your Baby................................................... 67 Kodály Advanced Musicianship.................................... 68 Kodály Alumni..................................................................... 68 Kodály Level 1............................................................... 68 Kodály Level 2............................................................... 68 Kodály Level 3............................................................... 68 Kodály Level 4............................................................... 68 Kodály Prep Class......................................................... 68 Orff Basic Classes........................................................ 69 Orff Prep Classes.......................................................... 69 Orff Ensembles............................................................. 69 Suzuki Programs Guitar............................................................................ 70 Piano............................................................................. 70 Trumpet......................................................................... 70 Choirs and Vocals

Group Lessons Guitar.............................................................................74 Horn.....................................................................................74 Jazz Improv....................................................................74 Ukulele...........................................................................74 Violin..............................................................................74 Music Theory and History................................................ 75 Speech Arts and Drama Act Up, Speak Out!....................................................... 76 Junior and Intermediate Debate Club........................... 77 Rhymes and Rhythms.................................................. 76 Speak Up, Make Your Point........................................... 76 Speechworks................................................................ 76 Storybook Series.......................................................... 76 World Music Click-It........................................................................... 78 Kathak Dance................................................................ 77 Korekara........................................................................ 78 Taiko, Adult Ensembles................................................. 78 Taiko, Beginner.............................................................. 77 Taiko, Intermediate....................................................... 78 Taiko Repertoire............................................................ 78 Taiko, Youth Ensembles................................................. 78

Hindustani Vocal Music..................................................71 Mount Royal Aria Choir..................................................71 Mount Royal Ariel Choir................................................ 71 Mount Royal Arietta Choir..............................................71 Mount Royal Arioso Choir..............................................71 Atelier ED1120, lobby level

Mount Royal Artio Choir................................................71 Mount Royal Kantorei Choir...........................................71 Mount Royal Zhi-Yin Choir.............................................71

Chamber Strings................................................................ 72

Conservatory Reception ED0300, ground level

TransAlta Pavilion ED2102, mezzanine level

Orchestras and Ensembles Calgary Youth Orchestra..................................................... 72

Bella Concert Hall

Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts

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Conservatory Sinfonia........................................................ 72 De Boeck Jazz Combo....................................................... 73

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Junior Strings...................................................................... 72 Pre-Chamber Strings A and B............................................ 72 Preparatory Strings....................................................... 72

Legend

Mount Royal Chamber Flutes............................................ 73 Senior Guitar Ensemble (Classical Guitar)......................... 73 Bands

Public parking

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Public parking after 4 p.m. and on weekends

Mount Royal Adult Beginner Band................................ 73

Parkade

Mount Royal Adult Intermediate Band.......................... 73

Accessible parking

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 PRIVATE LESSONS Every person, every age and every stage of development

Private lessons are available in all areas of music and speech instruction for all ages and levels of development. Lessons are taught by highly qualified professional teachers and performers with real-life musical experience. They are taught in a variety of styles, including blues, classical, contemporary, country, flamenco, folk, jazz, Latin, popular, rock, traditional and more. New students must complete an online lesson placement request at mru.ca/LessonForm. An instructor will contact you to assist with your placement and help determine the day, time and duration of your lessons. If you have all the registration information you need, call 403.440.6821 during office hours to register. Fees: $69 – $118/hr. Strings »» violin »» viola »» cello »» double bass »» guitar »» harp

Chinese Instruments »» erhu »» dizi »» guzheng

Woodwinds »» flute »» clarinet »» oboe »» bassoon »» saxophone

Speech Arts and Drama

Brass »» trumpet »» French horn »» trombone »» euphonium »» tuba

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Music Theory

 CUSTOM WORKSHOPS AND CLINICS

Experience the Mount Royal University Conservatory difference Mount Royal University Conservatory is committed to supporting music education in our community. We will design custom workshops with our world-class instructors and facilities for any size of ensemble. Group programs are tailored to your budget, needs and schedule. Offerings include: »»

concert bands and wind ensembles

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jazz bands, ensembles and combos

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choirs/choral groups

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strings

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orchestras

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professional development workshops for teachers

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taiko drumming workshops

Benefits of holding workshops and clinics at the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts include: »»

access to on-campus catering and food service options

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comprehensive liability insurance coverage

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access to MRU recreational facilities, including the Aquatic Centre, Stanley Gymnasium and Climbing Centre can be arranged

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diverse supplementary music options

Music History Percussion Piano/Keyboard

To discuss your requirements, email clinics@mtroyal.ca.


 ACADEMY

Strings, Piano, Woodwinds and Brass

Entrance to all Academy programs is by audition

Junior Academy: students experience musical enrichment with emphasis on technical proficiency and musical skills

Academy Program for Young Artists only. Applications for 2019/20 will be accepted from Feb. 15 to April 15, 2019. Auditions will take place in May. For more information, please contact academy@mtroyal.ca. An enrichment program providing intensive musical training of the highest quality to today’s outstanding young artists, the Academy Program offers participants a balanced, performance-based course of study, as well as opportunities to meet and perform with professional musicians and renowned teachers. Training includes:

The Academy’s instrumental program is divided into distinct levels.

Intermediate Academy: students play more advanced repertoire and continue to develop their performance skills Associate Academy: younger students play advanced repertoire to prepare for the Senior Academy Senior Academy: musically mature students play advanced repertoire Honours Class: extraordinary young talent accelerate at a pace beyond their age

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sessions with acclaimed musicians in private lessons

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small group classes and master classes

New students are placed based on the results of their audition, while those already in the Academy are required to re-audition yearly to maintain their enrolment or move on to the next level.

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individual sessions with an assigned collaborative pianist

Students not placed into one of these levels may be considered for Academy participant status.

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chamber music coachings

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recitals aimed at developing confidence and stage presence

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large ensemble training for students who play orchestral instruments

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regular performance opportunities

The Academy Program offers advanced young musicians the opportunity to progress at an accelerated pace. Graduates who continue with their musical studies are sought-after by leading post-secondary music schools and performance ensembles in Canada, the United States and Europe. The Academy Program’s reputation is known and respected throughout the world.

Guitar

The Academy guitar program is for enthusiastic, ambitious young players seeking a well-rounded music education. This program is designed as a supplement to a student’s private guitar lessons, offering a group environment where they may further develop their playing ability, performance skills, theoretical foundation and overall musicianship.

Voice

This is a comprehensive, credit-free training program for singers aged 13 to 19 who exhibit a sincere desire and the vocal talent to become a classical singer. The vocal program is a supplement to private voice lessons. For full information on the Academy for Young Artists, visit mru.ca/Academy.

Wyatt Artist-in-Residence Program

The Wyatt Artist-in-Residence Program provides Academy students with transformational mentorship experiences, from emerging talent to great artists of our time. Past artists-in-residence include James Ehnes, The Kronos Quartet, Johannes Moser and Yuja Wang. For more information, visit mru.ca/Wyatt.

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 ADVANCED PERFORMANCE PROGRAM Applications are accepted until April 15, 2019 This unique program is for aspiring professional musicians who want to intensively hone their performance technique, musicianship and collaboration skills in an inspiring, supportive environment. Highly self‑motivated students can prepare to succeed in future academic and professional endeavours. The Advanced Performance Program is for music students at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels. However, exceptional students of high-school age will also be considered. This intensive, non‑credit program runs from September to May and can be pursued for one to four years.

Primary instrument The program is open to students in: »»

strings

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piano

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brass

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woodwinds

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preformed chamber music ensembles*

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guitar*

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percussion*

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voice*

*By special arrangement. Please contact 403.440.6832 or academy@mtroyal.ca. Advanced Performance Program students wishing to pursue B.Mus. or M.Mus. degrees while participating in the Advanced Performance Program can do so through a collaborative initiative between the University of Calgary and the Mount Royal University Conservatory. Students must apply to — and fulfill entrance requirements for — both institutions. Interested students should contact academy@mtroyal.ca.

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 EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC Music with Your Baby Music with Your Baby creates a strong team composed of parent, teacher and child, where you play an important role in developing your child’s full potential. The 45-minute classes, held weekly, take place in an environment enriched by music and language. The program promotes confidence and self-esteem, increases focus and concentration, strengthens physical and aural awareness, and fosters a love of music, language and learning that will last throughout your child’s life. Some classes are held at Vecova Centre, 3304 33rd St. NW. Ages 0 – 24 months

12 hours

Ages 24 – 36 months

12 hours

Music and Movement Music and Movement combines imaginative play, musical games, singing and instrument playing. Your child will use instruments and equipment such as xylophones, glockenspiels, hand drums, rhythm sticks, Orff instruments, balls, hoops and scarves. Your child will develop coordination, concentration and self-confidence through creative movement while learning the fundamentals of music in weekly 45-minute classes. *Students in our Music and Movement classes must have reached their third birthday before Sept. 1. Ages 3 – 4

12 hours

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Kodály classes Kodály musicianship classes create a playful atmosphere where children use the voice as their first instrument. Children are actively engaged as they develop music skills — including in-tune singing, rhythm, tempo, melody and dynamics — through voice and select instruments. Parental involvement is an essential component of the Kodály program. Parents join their children for the final 10 minutes of each 45-to-60-minute class and are encouraged to share musical activities at home. Some classes are held at Vecova Centre, 3304 33rd St. NW. Enrolment is accepted in September and February. Kodály Prep Class

Age 3

8 hours

Kodály Level 1

Age 4

12 hours

Kodály Level 2

Ages 5 – 6

12 hours

Kodály Level 3

Ages 6 – 7, must have completed Level 2

16 hours

Kodály Level 4

Ages 7 – 8, must have completed Level 3

16 hours

Kodály Advanced Musicianship

Ages 8 – 9, must have completed Level 4

16 hours

Kodály Alumni This course is open to any student (aged nine to 13) that has completed the Advanced-level curriculum. In this level, we delve deeper into the practice and application of skills and concepts introduced in previous levels. There are two strands of the ensemble experience: choral and instrumental music. Ages 9 – 13

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Orff classes Using their voices to speak and sing, and their bodies to move and dance, children in Orff classes joyously progress from musical imitation to improvisation and literacy. Weekly classes (45 to 60 minutes in length) are based on what children like to do: sing, chant rhymes, clap, dance and keep a beat on anything near at hand. These instincts are directed into learning music by hearing and making it first, and then by reading and writing music later, as age appropriate. At the end of the term, each class performs in one of MRU’s beautiful theatres. The whole family is invited to celebrate the children’s accomplishments. All Orff classes are unparented. Some classes are held at Vecova Centre, 3304 33rd St. NW.

Orff Prep classes

This class introduces some of the fundamental elements of music in a playful and holistic way. Children sing, dance and play music on a variety of instruments and develop their intellectual, motor, emotional and social skills. Ages 3 – 4

12 hours

Orff Basic classes

This class is for four year olds with previous music experiences (e.g. Music and Movement classes or Orff Prep) and five year olds with no previous music experience. By making music together and later labelling and consciously experiencing the elements of music, children learn about rhythm, beat, melody and basic music notation. Ages 4 – 5

12 hours

Orff Ensembles

This class is for five year olds who have taken the Orff Basics class and six and seven year olds with no previous music experience. Children will learn and create arrangements using percussion instruments. For Level 2, children must have completed two terms of Level 1. Level 1

16 hours

Level 2

16 hours

Level 3

16 hours

Early Childhood Strings This program is delivered in a supportive group setting, where games, storytelling, solfege and songs provide an enjoyable child-centered environment. After one to two years, students will be able to play with good posture, exhibit technical fundamentals, perform simple melodies and properly care for their instruments. In addition, studies show there are many non-musical benefits for your child. These include improved discrimination of pitch, enhanced reading abilities, better memory and cognitive flexibility and increased fine motor skills. Violin: Ages 4+

9 hours

Children’s Early Cello Ensembles Cello group classes are a wonderful complement to private lessons as they allow young cellists to experience the fun of making music with their peers. This program provides weekly performance opportunities and four Saturday morning recitals each year, featuring the group and solo repertoire prepared in class. Ages 6 – 12

10.5 hours

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ď„ş SUZUKI PROGRAMS All Suzuki Program instruction is provided as private lessons. To register, call MRU Conservatory, 403.440.6821.

Programs For ages 3+ All Mount Royal University Conservatory Suzuki programs are endorsed by the Suzuki Association of the Americas and the European Suzuki Association. Each program delivers musical and instrumental instruction in accordance with the proven Suzuki method instructional philosophy. Students learn to plan an instrument step-bystep based on listening, watching and reading while building their own musical vocabulary. Parents attend all classes and coach at home.

Guitar Every child can learn to play the guitar at a high level. Carefully chosen repertoire enables your child to build excellent technique and musicianship from a solid foundation of musical awareness.In addition to weekly lessons, your child learns from other students in bi-monthly group classes and frequent recitals. These learning opportunities further your child’s playing skills and motivation.

Piano Piano students in the Suzuki Method learn music in a simple and direct way, similar to the way they learn to speak. Every aspect of the Suzuki program is dedicated to the child — from repertoire, lesson length and seating at the instrument to the positive pedagogic approach. Parents participate actively, attending lessons and practicing with their child at home.

Trumpet This year-long program provides a balance between working on musical literacy and gaining instrumental skills so students develop the ability to read music and play their instrument with beautiful tone and strong technique.

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ď„ş CHOIRS AND VOCALS All choirs run September through May. An audition may be required. *Fees pro-rated if joining in Winter Term.

Mount Royal Ariel Choir

Ariel provides an opportunity for young singers to begin a lifelong journey in music. Choristers learn vocal and musical literacy while fostering an enjoyment of music. Kindergarten

25.5 hours

Mount Royal Arietta Choir

In Arietta, vocal and musical literacy is carefully developed, allowing singers to build social and emotional connections while pursuing musical excellence. Grades 1 to 2

34 hours

Mount Royal Aria Choir

The Aria Choir develops vocal and musical literacy in a fun and creative environment. Choristers explore and perform more advanced repertoire while building social and emotional connections onstage and off. Grades 3 to 5

34 hours

Mount Royal Arioso Choir

The Arioso Choir provides singers with the opportunity to pursue the challenge, joy and reward of singing the highest calibre of choral music while receiving exceptional musicianship instruction, varied performance opportunities, and local and international touring experience. Grades 6 to 12

44 hours

Mount Royal Artio Choir

The Artio Choir specializes in choral music that is distinct, demanding, diverse and innovative. Members explore a variety of genres from early music through to innovative creations crafted by today’s composers. They re-imagine and re-invent music of the past and embrace the avant-garde music of tomorrow while continually pushing the boundaries of choral music and performance. Ages 15+

85 hours

Mount Royal Kantorei Choir

Mount Royal Kantorei is a mixed-voice, auditioned choir that embraces a varied repertoire, ranging from W.A. Mozart to Eric Whitacre. The choir focuses on classical music of all periods, Canadian repertoire and contemporary works. Ages 16+

85 hours

Mount Royal Zhi-Yin Choir

Zhi-Yin Choir is a mixed-voice adult choir focusing on popular and classical music, with Mandarin being the most commonly used language. The choir uses music and performance to build friendships and promote multiculturalism in Canada. Ages 16+

102 hours

Hindustani Vocal Music

Hindustani vocal music is the classical music of Northern India. The music is based on the Raga system, which is a melodic scale consisting of notes from the basic seven notes.This class takes place in a fun, organized and respectful learning environment. Ages 14+

12 hours

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 ORCHESTRAS AND ENSEMBLES All orchestras and ensembles run September through May. Acceptance is by audition.

Preparatory Strings This is the entry-level ensemble for strings. Members must be at least seven years old and have two years playing experience (minimum RCM Grade I/end of Suzuki Book I). No maximum age is set. The orchestra concentrates on basic orchestral skills, listening, ensemble playing, etc. Members should be able to play in the keys of D, G, A and C. Ages 7+

36 hours

Pre-Chamber Strings A and B Members in this string orchestra benefit from further ensemble skills in preparation for the Chamber or Junior Strings. Most players have one year of experience in the Preparatory Strings or its equivalent. Ensemble A, Ages 7+

45 hours

Ensemble B, Ages 7+

36 hours

Chamber Strings This is a small orchestra for musicians aged eight to 12 who will benefit from detailed training. Members should have at least two years of orchestral training. Ages 8 – 12

72 hours

Junior Strings Members of this large string ensemble investigate more advanced repertoire for orchestra members. A minimum RCM Grade 4 level is preferred. Ages 10 – 15

72 hours

Conservatory Sinfonia Our award-winning Conservatory strings and woodwinds ensembles are for advanced players aged 12 to 18. In addition to weekly rehearsals, players participate in an annual workshop with a guest conductor, the Conservatory’s annual Winter Fantasia concert and other performance opportunities arising during the term. Ages 12 – 18

81 hours

Calgary Youth Orchestra The Calgary Youth Orchestra (CYO) is the flagship orchestra in Mount Royal Conservatory’s Orchestral Program. Internationally recognized as one of Canada’s leading youth orchestras, the CYO provides solid training in orchestral playing, with professional coaching from some of the best local, national and international clinicians and conductors. Workshops with guest conductors and visiting orchestras are regular program features. The CYO performs a series of concerts throughout the year and participates in the annual Alberta Youth Orchestra Symposium with the Edmonton Youth Orchestra in Banff. Since 1970, the orchestra has toured internationally and continues to do so, usually every second year. Acceptance into the orchestra is by competitive audition in May. Ages 14 – 24

72

Conservatory

108 hours


Mount Royal Chamber Flutes Mount Royal Chamber Flutes is open to anyone with a desire to become a better flute player and musician, while having fun in the process. Ages 13+

20 hours

Recommended playing level: RCM Grades 4 – 6 Advanced high school students

20 hours

Recommended playing level: RCM Grade 8 If you are unsure of your level of playing, please contact Lucie Jones at 403.202.8765 to determine which level would be most suitable for you.

Senior Guitar Ensemble (Classical Guitar) This ensemble is for adults and teens who want to be challenged by a more advanced guitar ensemble repertoire. A minimum RCM Grade 4 level is required and previous ensemble experience is recommended. Ages 15+

18 hours

De Boeck Jazz Combo For jazz students and enthusiasts alike, this Jazz Combo class provides the opportunity to develop ensemble and improvisational skills necessary to perform in a jazz context. Ages 16+

17 hours

 BANDS Mount Royal Adult Beginner Band If you want to learn to play an instrument in a group setting, much like a school band, this is the group for you. No previous experience is required. You will start with the basics and keep learning. And if you haven’t played for some time, this is an opportunity to relearn your instrument. Concert Band instruments include flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, horn, baritone, tuba and percussion. Ages 16+

22.5 hours

Mount Royal Adult Intermediate Band The Intermediate Band is a continuation of the Beginner Band. If you’re up for the challenge of playing in a mixedlevel group, have at least one year of experience with your instrument and can read music, this group is for you. Ages 16+

30 hours

Conservatory

73


 GROUP LESSONS Guitar Join our fun, easy-going group and learn basic chords so you can play your favourite songs. Learn cool riffs from well-known songs, as well as scales that are used in the solos of your favourite artists. Level 1: no musical experience necessary. Levels 2 and 3: students should be proficient on the guitar. Level 1: Ages 15+

16 hours

Level 2: Ages 15+

16 hours

Level 3: Ages 15+

16 hours

Horn Interested in horn lessons and developing friendships along the way? Consider joining us for our group horn lessons at MRU! Typical group lessons are an hour in length and involve instruction catered towards the group as well as individual help along the way. A great learning environment! Ages 16+

12 hours

Horn Choir This ensemble is open to anyone with a desire to become a better player and musician. Learn to rehearse and perform better together. Ages 16+

12 hours

Jazz Improv This program is designed to demystify the world of jazz improvisation in a relaxed and comfortable environment. By the end of the course, you will have more confidence in spontaneous music-making, and increased your ability to express yourself away from the confines of written music. In order to get the most out of this course, participants should be sufficiently competent on their instrument. All instruments welcome. Ages 16+

10.5 hours

Ukulele The cognitive benefits of playing music has been studied for years and the ukulele fits in amazingly well. Some concepts include “hum ‘n’ strum” — singing a lot of songs, understanding a wide variety of rhythms, learning chords, reading notation and tablature. All concepts will be introduced through a wide variety of music styles in a fun environment. Ages 16+

18 hours

Violin You can learn to play the violin, and play it well, as an adult. A group class is a great way to start. Not only will you get feedback on your progress, you’ll be motivated to practice and have fun making music with others. At the end of eight weeks, you will play with good posture and physical set up, be able play simple melodies, develop your pitch and rhythm, and read simple music. No experience is necessary. Ages 16+

74

Conservatory

8 hours


ď„ş MUSIC THEORY AND HISTORY Students experience a comprehensive approach to understand music theory, with practical applications to performance and music creation. Music Literacy is reading, writing and discussing music with others. This course of study will guide the participants to explore, understand and create music while sharing their findings within an arts community.

Music Literacy We take a comprehensive approach to understanding music theory with practical applications to performance and music creation. By applying concepts through circular learning, a deeper understanding of the basics will lead to a greater appreciation of more complex musical materials. Students explore sound physics and technology, musical concepts (melody, harmony, rhythm, texture, structure), internalizing/externalizing music (ear training), focused listening to explore historical and cultural context and musical creation in an environment that encourages sharing musical discoveries. Music Literacy 1

22 hours

Music Literacy 2

22 hours

Music Composition Private instruction is available for composition and creative studies. See mru.ca/composition for more information.

Music Theory and History (RCM Exam Preparation) Mount Royal University Conservatory offers group classes and private instruction in all theoretical and practical subjects in accordance with the national standard as established by the Royal Conservatory of Music and Conservatory Canada. 32 hours

Conservatory

75


 SPEECH ARTS AND DRAMA Rhymes and Rhythms Our developmental approach and small class size encourages young children to develop clear, expressive speech and confident communication. Children develop a love of literature through exploring the rhymes and rhythms of nursery rhymes and poetry, and responding to the literature physically, vocally and imaginatively through movement, storytelling and choral speaking. Age 4

14 hours

Ages 4 – 5

14 hours

Age 5

14 hours

Storybook Series Children step into some of their favourite and soon-to-be-favourite storybooks, experiencing them through creative drama storytelling and dramatic play. Creativity and imagination are at the forefront of these playful classes that will assist children in finding their voices while discovering the joy of communication and storytelling. Ages 5 – 7

4.5 hours

Act Up, Speak Out! Imagination and creativity take centre stage as students explore a variety of contemporary and classic literature through creative drama, improvisation, storytelling and group performance. The collaborative, encouraging atmosphere is great for reluctant children and soon-to-be stars alike. Ages 6 – 7

14 hours

Ages 8 – 9

14 hours

Speak Up, Make Your Point Students develop presentation skills crucial to succeed in today’s world. Orderly thinking develops as they learn to formulate topics, organize information and deliver clear, meaningful messages. Students reduce anxiety as they develop vocal dynamics and clarity of speech while employing techniques such as gesture and eye contact to add impact to their impromptu and prepared presentations. Ages 10 – 11

12 hours

Ages 12 – 13

12 hours

Speechworks This is an exciting opportunity for students to experience the enriched content of private-lesson study in the dynamic atmosphere of a group class. The curriculum is directly linked to the RCM Examinations Speech and Drama syllabus, and offers training in a full range of speech and drama skills, including voice production, sight reading, literary interpretation, and mime and movement. Grades 2 to 4, RCM Grades 1 to 3

14 hours

Grades 5 to 7, RCM Grades 4 to 6

17.5 hours

76

Conservatory


Junior and Intermediate Debate Club Our Junior and Intermediate Debate Clubs provide students new to debating opportunities to learn the ins-and-outs of parliamentary-style debate in an exciting, challenging environment. While debating, students polish their speaking skills and enhance quick-witted rebuttals. Junior Debate Club, Grades 6 to 8

15 hours

Intermediate Debate Club, Grades 7 to 9

18 hours

Workshops Season Opener

6 hours

Pre-Regionals

8 hours

 WORLD MUSIC Kathak Dance Movement and action, both lyrical and rhythmic, express Indian culture and storytelling in Kathak dance. The classes draw upon India’s rich past to express the beauty and energy of Indian culture. Level 1: Ages 6 – 9

16 hours

Level 2: Ages 6 – 9

16 hours

Level 3: Ages 6 – 9

16 hours

Basics of Kathak: Level 1 Adults (Ages 18+)

12 hours

Basics of Kathak: Level 2 Adults (Ages 18+)

12 hours

Mount Royal Taiko Drumming Taiko is the art of Japanese drumming. Traditionally performed for religious, theatrical and communication purposes, taiko is developing into a popular performance art. Taiko is now seen around the world and Canada established its first taiko ensemble in 1979. Classes focus on introducing and developing basic striking skills, proper stance and posture, and learning taiko ensemble pieces with basic choreography.

Beginner Taiko This class introduces students to the art of taiko, including a brief history of modern taiko, basic taiko technique, proper stance and posture, and an introduction to beta (flat) and naname (slant) style of taiko playing. Students learn a traditional taiko song in each style. No prior drumming or musical experience is necessary. Students with prior experience can further develop their understanding of taiko technique and kuchishoga. Ages 16+

8 hours

Conservatory

77


Intermediate Taiko Students will deepen their understanding of kuchishoga, begin simple improvisation and focus on improving individual technique. At least one session of Beginner Taiko is required, or equivalent experience. Ages 16+

8 hours

Taiko Repertoire Students must have prior taiko experience (for example, have completed a technique class), and be comfortable with basic beta or naname technique and kuchishoga. Students should contact the Conservatory if they have any questions.

Korekara Korekara (“from now on”) was written by Michelle Fuji and Walter Clarke with a spirit of deep appreciation for taiko pioneers and excitement for the future. Korekara honours the generosity of these visionaries, builds upon the foundation that they have laid and encourages taiko to go in exciting new directions. Ages 16+

16 hours

Click-It Click-It is a fun, interactive open-source taiko piece composed by Kristy Oshiro. Using two naname-dai, students will enjoy playing in pairs with this unique piece. Ages 16+

16 hours

Taiko Ensembles Taiko ensembles are intended for taiko players who have at least one year of experience, or at the discretion of the instructor. These ensembles focus on mastering taiko repertoire with the intention of performing at community events. Taiko ensembles have performed at MRU events in the Bella Concert Hall, Nickle and Leacock Theatres, in addition to non-MRU events such as the Mayor’s Lunch, Globalfest and the Calgary Stampede.

Youth Taiko Ensemble Prerequisite: knowledge of basic taiko technique and kuchishoga. Ages 9 – 15

15 hours

Adult Taiko Ensemble Prerequisite: knowledge of the following taiko repertoire: »» »» »» »»

Dokokara (Yuta Kato) Korekara (Fuji and Clarke) Omiyage (Shoji Kameda) Ready, Set, Kadon (Shoji Kameda)

Ages 16+

78

Conservatory

30 hours


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Index A

Applying Lean, A Cycle of Improvement................................16

Academic English.................................................................. 45

Ariel Choir.............................................................................. 71

Academy Program for Young Artists...................................... 65

Arietta Choir........................................................................... 71

Access, Microsoft............................................................. 17, 34

Arioso Choir........................................................................... 71

Accessorizing the Home.......................................................... 7 Accounting Basics (Certificate of Completion)........................ 9

A Roadmap for Change: Change Management Fundamentals................................ 47

Accounting Fundamentals Practice Set................................... 9

Artio Choir.............................................................................. 71

Accounting Principles for Computers...............................10, 33

Arts and Design..................................................................... 6

Act Up, Speak Out!................................................................76

Assessing and Managing Asset-Related Risk.........................10

Addiction and Concurrent Mental Health Disorders.............. 29

Assessing Teaching and Learning.......................................... 59

Addiction and the Family....................................................... 29

Asset Life Cycle Management...............................................10

Addiction Prevention.............................................................. 29

Asset Management................................................................10

Addiction Studies (Extension Certificate).............................. 29

Asset Management Policy, Strategy and Planning.................10

Addiction Studies: Overview................................................. 29

Asset Management, Principles of..........................................10

Administrative Assistant (Extension Certificate).....................10

Aviation.................................................................................. 9

Aria Choir............................................................................... 71

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Introduction to......................... 8 Adult Beginner Band.............................................................. 73

B

Adult Educator Seminar Series (Certificate of Completion)... 59

Bands..................................................................................... 73

Adult Intermediate Band........................................................ 73

Basic SketchUp for Interior Decorators................................... 7

Adult Taiko Ensemble............................................................. 78

Beginner Band, Adult............................................................. 73

Advanced Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology.............. 30

Beginner Taiko........................................................................ 77

Advanced CSS....................................................................... 35

Best Practices in Contract Management................................13

Advanced Digital Darkroom..................................................... 8

Birth Doula (DONA International Seminar)............................ 38

Advanced Digital Design in 3D................................................ 7

Black and White Photography Workshop................................. 8

Advanced Flight Training.......................................................... 9

Blogging for Business................................................ 22, 23, 26

Advanced Google Analytics....................................... 22, 23, 27

Board Governance in the Non-Profit Sector........................... 56

Advanced Knowledge for Dementia Care.............................. 38

Brand Reputation Management...................................... 22, 27

Advanced LinkedIn for Business............................... 22, 23, 27

Brand Strategy....................................................................... 25

Advanced Microsoft Word for Writers and Editors................. 27

Building Customer Relations...........................10, 14, 47, 49, 50

Advanced MS Word for Writers and Editors.................... 25, 34

Building High-Performance Teams.................................... 47, 48

Advanced Performance Program........................................... 66

Business................................................................................. 9

Advanced Supply Chain Management (Extension Certificate)....................................................... 20

Business Analysis (Extension Certificate)...............................11

Advanced Topics in Dementia Care (Extension Certificate)....................................................... 38

Business Basics for the PR Practitioner................................ 26

Adobe Premiere Pro, Introduction to..................................... 35

Advanced Topics in Mental Health, Addictions and High Risk Populations............................... 30 Advanced Topics in Mental Health and Addictions and High Risk Populations............................... 30

Business Analysis Perspectives..............................................11 Business Liability: Tort Law and Contract Management.........14 Business Negotiations and Project Management................. 20 Business of Integrative Health Coaching............................... 39 Business Plan Assessment....................................................15

Advertising on Social Media............................................ 22, 23

Business Process Modelling..................................................11

A Palliative Approach for Individuals and Families................. 30

Business Project, Level 1............................................10, 17, 34

Applied Payroll Management................................................. 18

Business Project, Level 2............................................10, 17, 34

Applied Writing and Editing for Public Relations.................... 26

Business Skills and Portfolio Creation for Graphic Design...................................................... 23, 33

80

Index


C Calgary Youth Orchestra........................................................ 72

Community Paramedicine Overview..................................... 30

Canadian Association of Petroleum Production Accounting (CAPPA).........................................13

Comprehensive Editing: Style, Structure and Design............ 25

Canadian Criminal Justice Systems....................................... 32

Computers and Technology................................................ 33

Canadian Criminal Law.......................................................... 32

Conflict Management......................................10, 14, 47, 49, 50

Cannabis Education Program (Courses).................................12

Conflict Resolution................................................................ 36

Cannabis Marketing and Brand Strategy................................12

Conflict Resolution (Extension Certificate)............................ 36

CAPPA Level 1: Introduction to the Oil Patch.........................13

Conflict Resolution in the Classroom.................................... 59

CAPPA Level 2: Oil Production Accounting............................13

Conflict Resolution, Introduction to............................ 36, 37, 47

CAPPA Level 3: Gas Production Accounting...........................13

Conflict Resolution Mediation Assessment........................... 36

CAPPA Level 4: Advanced Production Accounting.................13

Conflict Resolution Negotiation Assessment........................ 36

CAPPA Level 5: Case Study....................................................13

Consensus Building for Groups............................................. 36

Caring for Families................................................................. 38

Conservatory........................................................................ 61

Caring for Older Adults.......................................................... 38

Conservatory Sinfonia........................................................... 72

Certified Payroll Manager (CPM)........................................... 18

Construction Project Administration and Control Systems.... 53

Chamber Flutes..................................................................... 73

Construction Project Management: An Overview................. 53

Chamber Flutes, Mount Royal............................................... 73 Chamber Strings.................................................................... 72

Construction Project Management: Leadership and Management Skills.................................. 53

Change Management Fundamentals.................................... 49

Construction Project Management: Time, Cost and Scope... 53

Child and Youth Resiliency..................................................... 29 Children’s Early Cello Ensembles.......................................... 69

Construction Project Safety and Environmental Management............................................. 53

Children’s Mental Health (Extension Certificate)................... 29

Construction Project Scheduling............................................ 53

Choir, Mount Royal Aria......................................................... 71

Content Marketing Strategy...................................... 22, 23, 25

Choir, Mount Royal Ariel........................................................ 71

Contract Development and Signing........................................13

Choir, Mount Royal Arietta..................................................... 71

Contract Management and Compliance.................................13

Choir, Mount Royal Arioso..................................................... 71 Choir, Mount Royal Artio........................................................ 71

Contract Management: Business Law (Extension Certificate)........................................................14

Choir, Mount Royal Kantorei.................................................. 71

Contract Management (Extension Certificate).......................13

Choir, Mount Royal Zhi-Yin..................................................... 71

Contract Management Lifecycle.............................................19

Choirs and Vocals................................................................... 71

Contract Management Overview...........................................13

Choosing Your Team and Managing Risk................................15

Contracts and Canadian Legal System...................................14

Classroom Presentation Skills............................................... 59

Contracts and Risk Management...........................................14

Click-It (World Music)............................................................. 78

Copy Editing and Proofreading........................................ 23, 25

Client Learning and Transformation........................................ 39

Core Concepts of Adult Learning........................................... 59

Close-up Photography............................................................. 8

CPR Certification................................................................... 31

Coaching in the Workplace, Level 1.................................. 47, 48

Creating Training Manuals...................................................... 27

Coaching in the Workplace, Level 2.................................. 47, 48

Creative Writing, Level 1.......................................................... 8

Colour and Light in Interior Decorating.................................... 7

Creative Writing, Level 2.......................................................... 8

Comics and Graphic Novels (Extension Certificate)................ 6

Criminology Concepts........................................................... 32

Communication and Interpersonal Skills for Leaders............ 48

CSS, Advanced...................................................................... 35

Communication in Conflict Resolution.................................. 36

Culturally Responsive Facilitation.......................................... 59

Communication Research, Evaluation and Analytics............. 26

Curriculum Design Template.................................................. 60

Communications and Marketing........................................ 22

Curriculum Development and Instructional Design (Extension Certificate)...................... 60

Community.......................................................................... 29 Community Investment Professional (Extension Certificate)....................................................... 55 Community Investment, The Meaning and Purpose of......... 55

Computer Courses, Introductory........................................... 33

Curriculum Implementation and Evaluation........................... 60 Customer Service Excellence (Certificate of Completion)......14 Custom Workshops and Clincs.............................................. 64

Community Paramedicine (Extension Certificate)................. 30

Index

81


D

Effective Facilitation for Managers and Leaders... 16, 47, 49, 55

Dance, Kathak........................................................................ 77

Effective Leadership.............................................................. 48

Dealing with Anger................................................................ 36

Effective Teaching Techniques................................................ 59

Dealing with Difficult Conversations...................................... 37

Effective Workplace Communication................................19, 50

Debate Club, Junior and Intermediate................................... 77 De Boeck Jazz Combo........................................................... 73

Emergency Management and Disaster Recovery (Extension Certificate)....................................................... 46

Dementia Care, Advanced Knowledge for............................. 38

Emotional Intelligence at Work......................................... 47, 49

Dementia Care, Advanced Topics in (Extension Certificate).. 38

Employee Engagement.................................................... 47, 48

Dementia Care (Certificate of Completion)............................ 38

Employee Relations......................................................... 46, 48

Dementia Care, Practice Competencies for.......................... 38

Employee Retention for Managers................................... 47, 48

Dementia Care, Professional Leadership for......................... 38

English for Professional and Advanced Communication................................................ 45

Effective Interpersonal Communication.....10, 14, 16, 47, 49, 50

Design and Authoring Online Media...................................... 27 Designing a Community Investment Strategy....................... 55 Designing and Assessing Student Assignments................... 59 Designing Assessment Strategies........................................ 60 Designing Instructional Strategies......................................... 60 Designing in WordPress........................................................ 35 Designing Learning Outcomes.............................................. 59 Develop a Business Case.......................................................11 Developing a Successful Marketing Plan................................15 Developing Fair Tests............................................................. 59 Digital Communications (Extension Certificate).................... 22 Digital Content Creation (Extension Certificate).................... 23 Digital Darkroom, Advanced.................................................... 8

English Language (Full-Time Courses)................................... 45 Entrepreneurship....................................................................15 Ethical Issues in the Non-Profit Sector.................................. 56 Evaluating Social Innovation............................................ 55, 57 Event Logistics...................................................................... 24 Event Management (Extension Certificate)........................... 24 Event Management: Final Project......................................... 24 Event Marketing.................................................................... 24 Event Planning, Introduction to..................................10, 24, 28 Event Production................................................................... 24 Event Risk Management....................................................... 24 Excel, Microsoft...........................................................10, 17, 34

Digital Darkroom Basics.................................................... 8, 23 Digital Design in 3D, Advanced............................................... 7 Digital Graphic Design (Extension Certificate)....................... 33

F

Digital Graphic Design, Introduction to............................ 23, 33

Facebook for Business.............................................. 22, 23, 26

Digital Marketing Research.................................................... 25

Facilitation Skills for Business Analysts..................................11

Digital SLR Cameras, Introduction to...................................... 8

File Management Basics.............................................10, 17, 33

Direct Communications......................................................... 39

Final Assessment Paper........................................................ 51

Discovery Flight....................................................................... 9

Financial Accounting Fundamentals.............................9, 13, 18

Diversity, Communication and Ethics.................................... 30

Financial and Business Impacts of Asset Management ........10

Diversity Management..................................................... 47, 48 Documentat Project Management........................................ 27

Financial Basics: Keeping it Simple for Non-Profit Managers.................................................... 56

Document Layout and Design......................................... 25, 27

Financial Planning and Management for Small Business.......15

DONA International Birth Doula Training................................ 38

Financing a Cannabis Enterprise in Canada............................12

Drawing Comics and Graphic Novels...................................... 6

First-Aid and CPR Certification.............................................. 31

Drones and GoPros, Introduction to...................................... 35

First Degree Reiki.................................................................. 43

Drugs and the Brain............................................................... 29

Flight Training, Advanced......................................................... 9 Floral Design (Certificate of Completion)................................. 6 Floral Design, Level 1.............................................................. 6

E

Floral Design, Level 2.............................................................. 6

Early Childhood Music........................................................... 67 Early Childhood Strings.......................................................... 69 Easter Blooms......................................................................... 6 Editing and Layout for Comics and Graphic Novels................. 6 Editing Basics for Technical Documents................................ 27 Editing Fundamentals................................................ 23, 25, 28 Editing Portfolio..................................................................... 25 Education Assistant (Certificate)............................................ 60 Effective Business Writing.......................................... 27, 28, 48

82

Index

Floral Design, Level 3.............................................................. 6 Flowers for a Modern Wedding............................................... 6 Foundational English.............................................................. 45 Foundations of Photography, Level 1................................. 8, 23 Foundations of Photography, Level 2....................................... 8 Foundations of Social Media for Business......10, 22, 24, 25, 27 Foundations of Technical Communication........................ 25, 27 Framework for Healthy Development.................................... 29 Fruits with Flowers.................................................................. 6 Fundamentals of Purchasing.................................................. 20


Fundamentals of Scriptwriting................................................. 8

Integrated Business Solutions............................................... 20

Fundamentals of the Lumber and Building Supply Industry, WRLA (Certificate).................... 21

Integrated Marketing Communications................................. 25

Fund Development and Corporate Philanthropy.............. 55, 56

Integrative Healing Practices................................................. 39

Funeral Service, Introduction to............................................. 31

Integrative Health Coach (Extension Certificate)................... 39

Funeral Service (Program)..................................................... 31

Integrative Health Coaching, Introduction to......................... 39

Integrating Lean into the Organization...................................16

Integrative Health Coaching Practicum.................................. 39

G

Interior Decorating: Advanced Topics....................................... 7

Gathering Contract Requirements..........................................13

Interior Decorating, Introduction to (Part 1)............................. 7

Generational Differences in Learning..................................... 59

Interior Decorating, Introduction to (Part 2)............................. 7

Getting Creative with Roses.................................................... 6

Interiors Past and Present....................................................... 7

Google Analytics, Advanced...................................... 22, 23, 27

Intermediate Band, Adult....................................................... 73

Google Analytics, Introduction to.............................. 22, 23, 27

Intermediate Taiko.................................................................. 78

Grammar and Punctuation Essentials......................... 25, 27, 28

Interpersonal Relationship Skills............................................ 32

Group Lessons (Music)...........................................................74

Interviewing Strategies.................................................... 47, 48

Guitar (Group Lessons)...........................................................74

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.......................... 8

Interior Decorating (Extension Certificate)............................... 7

Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro...................................... 35

H Hindustani Vocal Music.......................................................... 71 Holy Fire II Karuna ReikiÂŽ Master......................................... 43 Home Staging as a Business................................................... 7 Home Staging (Certificate of Completion)............................... 7 Home Staging, Introduction to................................................ 7 Horn Choir..............................................................................74 Horn (Group Lessons).............................................................74 HR Strategy: Leading Practices............................................. 47 HTML and CSS...................................................................... 35 Human Diversity in Justice.................................................... 32 Human Resource Basics for Managers............................ 47, 50 Human Resource Management (Extension Certificate)........ 46 Human Resources Information Management....................... 46

Introduction to Conflict Resolution........................36, 37, 47, 48 Introduction to Digital Graphic Design............................. 23, 33 Introduction to Digital SLR Cameras....................................... 8 Introduction to Drones and GoPros....................................... 35 Introduction to Event Planning...................................10, 24, 28 Introduction to Funeral Service.............................................. 31 Introduction to Google Analytics............................... 22, 23, 27 Introduction to Home Staging................................................. 7 Introduction to Integrative Health Coaching.......................... 39 Introduction to Interior Decorating, Part 1............................... 7 Introduction to Interior Decorating, Part 2............................... 7 Introduction to Lean Thinking.................................................16 Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management..... 20 Introduction to Non-Profit Management................................ 56 Introduction to Payroll Management..................................... 18 Introduction to Physical Distribution...................................... 20 Introduction to Reiki.............................................................. 43

I

Introduction to Small Business and the Entrepreneurial Mindset.....................................................15

Illustrator 1................................................................. 22, 23, 33

Introduction to Supply Chain Management............................19

Illustrator 2............................................................................. 33

Introduction to Voluntarism in the Non-Profit Sector....... 55, 56

Illustrator for the Web............................................................ 35

Introduction to WordPress................................... 22, 23, 24, 35

Impact of Business Structures on Contract Management.....14

Introductory Computer Courses............................................ 33

Implementing a Community Investment Strategy................ 55

Introductory Massage Courses............................................. 40

Improve Your Voice................................................................. 59

Inventory and Warehouse Management............................... 20

Increasing Your Influence.................................................. 47, 50

Inventory and Warehousing....................................................19

InDesign 1....................................................................... 23, 33 InDesign 2............................................................................. 33 Industry Critical Thinking Skills.............................................. 21 Industry Literacy Skills: The Role of the WRLA in Today’s Lumber Building Materials Industry...................... 21 Industry Negotiation Skills..................................................... 21 Industry Relationship Management: Communication, Active Listening and Customer Satisfaction...................... 21 Instagram and Snapchat for Business....................... 22, 23, 26

J JavaScript and JQuery........................................................... 35 Jazz Improv.............................................................................74 Jazz Improv (Group Lessons)..................................................74 Junior and Intermediate Debate Club.....................................76 Junior Strings......................................................................... 72

Index

83


K

Massage Courses, Introductory............................................ 40 Massage Therapy (Diploma)................................................... 39

Kantorei Choir........................................................................ 71

Materials for Surface Finishes................................................. 7

Kathak Dance......................................................................... 77

Materials for Window Treatments and Soft Furnishings.......... 7

Keys to Managing Non-Profit Organizations II: Roles and Relationships.................................................... 56

Mediation Skills: Level 1........................................................ 36

Keys to Managing Non-Profit Organizations I: Strategic Management...................................................... 56

Media Trends in Instructional Design..................................... 60

Kitchens and Bathrooms.......................................................... 7

Medical Terminology I............................................................ 40

Kodály Alumni........................................................................ 68

Medical Terminology II........................................................... 40

Kodály classes....................................................................... 68

Medical Terminology III.......................................................... 40

Korekara (World Music)......................................................... 78

Meeting Mastery....................................................................16

Mediation Skills: Level 2........................................................ 36 Medical Terminology (Extension Certificate).......................... 40

Mental Health and Addictions, Advanced Topics in................ 30

L

Mental Health I: Disorders Diagnosed in the Early Years....... 29

Labour Relations.................................................................... 47 Languages............................................................................ 45 Law for the Non-Profit Sector................................................ 56 Leaders, Culture and Change.......................................... 48, 49 Leadership and Project Resource Management.................... 51 Leadership Development (Extension Certificate).................. 48 Leadership, The Art of....................................................... 47, 50 Leading and Implementing Change....................................... 49 Leading and Influencing Others............................................. 48 Leading with Emotional Intelligence..................... 14, 47, 49, 50 Lean, Process Thinking and Mapping a Solution.....................16 Lean Thinking (Extension Certificate)......................................16 Lean Thinking, Introduction to................................................16 Learning Styles: Implications for Adult Learners................... 59 LinkedIn for Business................................................ 22, 23, 26 LinkedIn for Business, Advanced.............................. 22, 23, 27 Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Introduction to.... 20

Mental Health III: Physiological Needs and Theories for Intervention................................................... 29 Mental Health II: Psychosis, Mood, Anxiety and Increased Risk................................................................... 29 Microsoft Access.............................................................. 17, 34 Microsoft Excel............................................................10, 17, 34 Microsoft Outlook..................................................10, 17, 33, 34 Microsoft PowerPoint..................................................10, 17, 34 Microsoft Project................................................................... 34 Microsoft Word............................................................10, 17, 34 Microsoft Word for Writers and Editors, Advanced.......... 25, 27 Mind Mapping....................................................................... 59 Mobilizing for Systems Change....................................... 55, 57 Motivating Your Team............................................................. 50 Mountain Photography Workshop........................................... 8 MS Access, Level 1.......................................................... 17, 34 MS Excel (Certificate of Completion).................................... 34 MS Excel, Level 1....................................................9, 10, 17, 34 MS Excel, Level 2........................................................10, 17, 34 MS Excel, Level 3.................................................................. 34

M

MS Office Pro (Extension Certificate).................................... 34 MS Outlook...........................................................10, 17, 33, 34

Making Meetings Move............................................. 10, 16, 17

MS PowerPoint, Level 1..............................................10, 17, 34

Management and Leadership............................................. 46

MS Project............................................................................. 34

Management Development (Extension Certificate).............. 48

MS Word for Writers and Editors, Advanced................... 25, 34

Managing and Sustaining Change......................................... 49

MS Word, Level 1........................................................10, 17, 34

Managing Conflict in Today’s Workplace (Certificate of Completion)............................................... 37

MS Word, Level 2........................................................10, 17, 34

Managing Content for Social Media.......................... 22, 23, 27

Music and Movement........................................................... 67

Managing Difficult Conversations.......................................... 50 Managing Small Business Operations, Growth and Human Resources..........................................15 Marketing and Event Skills (Certificate of Completion)......... 24 Marketing and Public Relations in the Non-Profit Sector....... 56 Marketing and Strategic Communications................ 24, 25, 55 Marketing and Strategic Communications (Extension Certificate)...................................................... 25 Massage Basics, Level 1....................................................... 40 Massage Basics, Level 2....................................................... 40

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Multi-Party Mediation: The Dynamics.................................... 36 Music Composition................................................................ 75 Music Literacy 1.................................................................... 75 Music Literacy 2.................................................................... 75 Music Theory and History...................................................... 75 Music Theory and History (RCM Exam Preparation).............. 75 Music with Your Baby............................................................ 67


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Petroleum Industry: An Integrated Approach.........................17

Navigating Corporate Culture.................................................17

Photography, Foundations of (Level 1)............................... 8, 23

Negotiating Contracts.......................................................13, 19

Photography, Foundations of (Level 2)..................................... 8

Negotiating with Integrity...................................................... 37

Photography, Sports................................................................ 8

Negotiation Skills: Level 1...................................................... 36

Photography, The Business of: Starting Out............................ 8

Negotiation Skills: Level 2...................................................... 36

Photography, Wildlife............................................................... 8

Neighbourhood and Community Recovery............................ 46

Photoshop 1.............................................................. 22, 23, 33

Neonatal Assessment........................................................... 41

Photoshop 2.......................................................................... 33

Neonatal Critical Moments I.................................................. 41

Photoshop for the Web.......................................................... 35

Neonatal Critical Moments II................................................. 41

PHP and MySQL.................................................................... 35

Neonatal Development and Homeostasis............................. 41

Physical Distribution and Logistics........................................ 20

Neonatal Nursing Clinical Experience.................................... 41

Physical Distribution, Introduction to..................................... 20

Neonatal Nursing (Extension Certificate)............................... 41

Pillars of Management (Certificate of Completion)................ 50

Non-Profit Management (Extension Certificate).................... 56

Plan and Manage Business Analysis Work.............................11

Non-Profit Management, Introduction to............................... 56

Planning and Scheduling.........................................................19

Photography (Certificate of Completion)................................. 8

Plant Production and Facility Management............................12

O Oil and Gas Office Administration (Extension Certificate)......17 Online Community Engagement............................... 22, 23, 27 Online Facilitation.................................................................. 59 Orchestra and Ensembles..................................................... 72 Organizational Change Management (Extension Certificate)....................................................... 49 Organizational Effectiveness............................................ 46, 49 Organizational Learning and Development...................... 46, 49 Outlook, Microsoft.................................................10, 17, 33, 34 Overview and Integration...................................................... 51 Overview of Business Analysis..............................................11

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Palliative Approach for Individuals and Families, A................ 30

Principles of Instructional Design.......................................... 60

Parallel Floral Arrangements.................................................... 6

Principles of Quality Management........................................ 20

Payroll (Certificates)............................................................... 18

Private Music Lessons........................................................... 64

Payroll Compliance Legislation........................................ 18, 47

Private Pilot Licence Certificate............................................... 9

Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP)................................... 18

Procurement 1........................................................................19

Payroll Fundamentals 1.......................................................... 18

Procurement 2........................................................................19

Payroll Fundamentals 2.......................................................... 18

Producing Software Specifications........................................ 27

Payroll Management, Introduction to.................................... 18

Professional Design Presentation............................................ 7

Performance Management............................................... 47, 49

Professional Editing (Extension Certificate)........................... 25

Performance Management Seminar...................................... 50

Professional Leadership for Dementia Care.......................... 38

Perinatal Assessment............................................................ 42 Perinatal Critical Moments I.................................................. 42

Professional Management Seminar Series (Certificate of Completion)................................................ 50

Perinatal Critical Moments II................................................. 42

Professional Practice in Community Paramedicine............... 30

Perinatal Development and Homeostasis.............................. 42 Perinatal Nursing Clinical Experience.................................... 42

Professional Practice in Mental Health, Addictions and High Risk Populations.............................. 30

Perinatal Nursing (Extension Certificate)............................... 42

Professional Practice in Seniors’ Health................................ 30

Personal and Family Recovery............................................... 46

Professional Sales Fundamentals.................................... 18, 48

Personal Fitness Trainer (Diploma)......................................... 43

Program Planning and Evaluation for the Non-Profit Sector.............................................................. 56

Personal Sales Management Strategies................................ 18 Perspective Drawing................................................................ 7

Project Management: An Overview................................. 17, 48

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Project Management Basics................................. 47, 49, 50, 52

Simply Accounting (Sage 50), Level 2............................... 9, 33

Project Management (Extension Certificate)......................... 51

Site Architecture for Online Media........................................ 27

Project Management — Final Assessment Paper................. 52

Skills and Techniques for Adult Learning................................ 59

Project Management in Construction (Extension Certificate)....................................................... 53

Small Business and the Entrepreneurial Mindset, Introduction to....................................................................15

Project Management, The Business of.................................. 51

Social and Environmental Prosperity................................ 55

Project, Microsoft.................................................................. 34

Social Event Production and Design...................................... 28

Promise of Social Innovation Labs......................................... 55

Social Innovation and Changemaking.............................. 55, 57

Public Relations and Communications Management (Extension Certificate)....................................................... 18

Social Innovation (Extension Certificate)............................... 57

Public Relations and Communications Management, The Fundamentals of......................................................... 26

Social Media Analytics and Optimization................... 22, 23, 27

Publishing and Promoting Your Comic or Graphic Novel.......... 6

Social Media Final Project...................................................... 27

Purchasing, Fundamentals of................................................ 20

Social Innovation Labs, The Promise of................................. 57 Social Media Basics (Certificate of Completion).................... 26 Social Media for Business (Extension Certificate)................. 27 Social Media for Business, Foundations of.....10, 22, 24, 25, 27

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QuickBooks, Level 1.......................................................... 9, 33

Speak Up, Make Your Point.....................................................76

QuickBooks Online Software................................................. 33

Specify and Model Requirements..........................................11

Social Media Strategy................................................ 22, 23, 27

Speech Arts and Drama..........................................................76 Speechworks..........................................................................76

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RCM Exam Preparation......................................................... 75 Refine and Enhance Instruction for Adult Learning............... 59 Reiki (Certificate of Completion)............................................ 43 Reiki, First Degree................................................................. 43 Reiki, Introduction to............................................................. 43 Reiki® Master, Holy Fire II Karuna......................................... 43 Reiki, Second Degree............................................................ 43 Reiki, Third Degree (Reiki Master)......................................... 43 Relationship Coaching........................................................... 39 Relationship Sales Process and Methodology....................... 18 Resolving Conflict in the Workplace...................................... 36 Resource Management for Event Planning........................... 24 Rhymes and Rhythms............................................................76 Risk and Procurement........................................................... 51 Role of the Interior Decorator.................................................. 7

Stack Sampling (Seminars).................................................... 57 Stack Sampling Theory.......................................................... 57 Stakeholder and Communication Management.................... 51 Storybook Series....................................................................76 Storytelling............................................................................ 59 Storytelling Overview: Comics and Graphic Novels................ 6 Strategic Business Analysis....................................................11 Strategic Communications.................................................... 39 Strategic Management (Extension Certificate)...................... 54 Strategic Sustainability and the Energy Industry: An Introduction........................................................... 55, 58 Strategic Sustainability and the Energy Industry (Certificate of Completion)............................................... 58 Strategic Sustainability and the Energy Industry: Environment and Economy............................................... 58 Strategic Sustainability and the Energy Industry: Society and Engagement.................................................. 58

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Succession Planning for Managers.................................. 47, 49

Sales Development (Certificate of Completion).................... 18 Schedule and Cost Management.......................................... 51 Scope and Quality Management........................................... 51 Scriptwriting, Fundamentals of................................................ 8 Search Engine Marketing................................................. 22, 23 Second Degree Reiki............................................................. 43 Senior Guitar Ensemble (Classical Guitar)............................. 73 Seniors’ Health...................................................................... 30 Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) (Course).................. 44 Shifting from Positions to Interests....................................... 36 Shoot Quality Videos............................................................. 35 Simply Accounting (Sage 50), Level 1............................... 9, 33

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Stack Sampling...................................................................... 57

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Supervision Core Skills.......................................................... 48 Supervisory Excellence......................................................... 50 Supply Chain Decision-Making.............................................. 20 Supply Chain Management, Advanced (Extension Certificate)....................................................... 20 Supply Chain Management (Extension Certificate)................19 Supply Chain Management, Introduction to...........................19 Supporting Learners with Disabilities.................................... 59 Sustaining Lean and Growing Forward...................................16 Suzuki Programs.................................................................... 70 Systems Collaboration........................................................... 29 Systems in Criminal Justice and Child Protective Services... 29 Systems in Mental Health and Education.............................. 29


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Taiko, Adult Ensemble........................................................... 78

Video Production (Certificate of Completion)........................ 35

Taiko, Beginner...................................................................... 77

Violin (Group Lessons)............................................................74

Taiko Drumming..................................................................... 77

Voluntarism in the Non-Profit Sector, Introduction to...... 55, 56

Taiko Ensembles.................................................................... 78 Taiko, Intermediate................................................................ 78 Taiko Repertoire..................................................................... 78 Taiko, Youth Ensemble........................................................... 78 Taxation Basics........................................................................ 9 Teaching and Learning........................................................ 59 Team Approaches to Chronic Disease Management............. 30 Technical Communication, Foundations of...................... 25, 27 Technical Writing (Extension Certificate)................................ 27

W Web Designer (Extension Certificate)................................... 35 Wedding and Social Event Planner (Certificate of Completion)............................................... 28 Wedding Planning and Social Event Planning, The Business of................................................................ 28

The Art of Leadership................................................. 47, 49, 50

Western Retail Lumber Association (WRLA) Fundamentals of the Lumber and Building Supply Industry (Certificate)................................ 21

The Business of Photography: Starting Out............................ 8

Wildlife Photography............................................................... 8

The Business of Project Management.................................. 51

Windows Basics............................................................... 17, 33

The Business of Wedding Planning and Social Event Planning........................................................ 28

Word, Microsoft...........................................................10, 17, 34

The Child’s Social and Environmental Conditions.................. 29

WordPress (Certificate of Completion).................................. 35

The Community Sector Landscape: Building Effective Partnerships.......................................... 55

WordPress, Designing in....................................................... 35

The Fundamentals of Public Relations and Communications Management.................................. 26

WordPress, Introduction to.................................. 22, 23, 24, 35

Technology and e-Procurement..............................................19

Word of Mouth Marketing..................................................... 25

WordPress for Business.................................................. 22, 35

The Meaning and Purpose of Community Investment.......... 55

Working Towards Cultural Competency in Conflict Resolution............................................................ 36

The Promise of Social Innovation Labs.................................. 57

Workplace Health and Safety................................................ 46

Third Degree Reiki — Reiki Master....................................... 43

Workplace Presentation Skills..........................................16, 50

Tools in Lean Thinking.............................................................16

World Music.......................................................................... 77

Tools to Enhance Instruction and Presentation..................... 59 Total Compensation............................................................... 46

Writing and Editing for Business (Certificate of Completion)................................................ 28

Transitioning from Worker to Leader...................................... 50

Writing and Editing for Digital Media................... 22, 23, 25, 27

Transportation and Global Supply...........................................19

Writing (Courses)..................................................................... 8

Trends and Issues in Policing................................................. 32

Writing in the Workplace..................................................10, 50

Twitter for Business................................................... 22, 23, 26

Writing User Guides.............................................................. 27 Wyatt Artist-in-Residence Program........................................ 65

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Understanding Adolescents and Addiction............................ 29

Youth Taiko Ensemble............................................................ 78

Understanding and Using Financial Information.................... 50

YouTube for Business................................................ 22, 23, 27

Understanding Dementia...................................................... 38 Understanding Leadership..................................................... 50 Understanding Ownership: Property Law..............................14 Universal Design (Extension Certificate)............................... 32 Universal Design for Physical Spaces (Certificate of Completion)....................................................................... 33

Z Zhi-Yin Choir.......................................................................... 71

Using and Understanding Financial Information...................... 9 Using Case Studies in the Classroom................................... 59 Using Creative Lighting: Canon Speedlit Flash........................ 8 Using Video with Social Media.................................. 22, 23, 27

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