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Official Description

This non-credit Professional Development Certificate program aims to develop "T-shaped" professionals equipped with an essential blend of competencies and skills required to succeed in any modern collaborative workplace environment. Focus is placed on systems and design thinking, creativity, innovation, communication, and interpersonal skills.

This program is offered English and must be completed within 2 years.


Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, you should be able to:

  • Apply systems thinking and modelling tools to solve complex organizational and/or business challenges
  • Use simulation software to understand the behaviour of a system
  • Apply forecasting methods to identify future business opportunities
  • Use creative & collaborative tools to develop new business models, products and services
  • Apply design thinking tools to foster innovation
  • Increase your professional effectiveness through collaborative skill-building: emotional intelligence, communication (including active listening), conflict management, influence, and facilitation
  • Successfully develop and maintain high-performing teams
  • Write effective business documents to inform, persuade and motivate others

Additional Details


Professional Development Certificate in Collaboration and Productivity
Admission Requirements
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older

  • Applicants between the ages of 18 to 21 must have a minimum of:
    • Applicants who studied in Quebec: DCS, DEC, or the equivalent*
    • Applicants who studied in other Canadian Provinces: 1 year of full time university studies
    • Applicants who studied outside of Canada: Equivalent* of the 1 year of full time university studies

* Equivalent: 1 year of full-time university studies (30 credits)

Documents required:

Please have electronic versions of the following documents available before starting the application process (clicking on “Apply Now”).
  • A copy of your passport (photo ID page) OR Canadian Birth Certificate OR Permanent Resident Card OR Citizenship Card/Certificate.

**Applicants between the ages of 18 to 21 must also submit:

  •  A copy of the transcript for your highest level of education. Note that transcripts in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by an English or French translation provided by the institution issuing the transcript or by a certified translator.



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