2017 Summer Session

Catch up or get a head start on professional development this summer!

Over the summer, we will offer some of our most in-demand courses in management, communication and writing. Whether you have taken our courses before or have always wanted to try them out, our summer courses are perfect opportunities to refine existing skills or acquire new ones.

All courses run from 8:00 to 15:00* and will take place in the 12th floor training rooms of the Desmarais building located on the University of Ottawa campus.

* Certain project management courses end at 15:30 or 16:00.

June 2017
Course Title Schedule  
Improving Your Presentation Skills June 21, 22, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
July 2017
Course Title Schedule  
The Accidental Project Manager July 4, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Supervising on a Day-to-Day Basis July 4, 5, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Practical Grammar: Writing Sound Sentences July 4, 10, 17, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Facilitation Skills July 5, 6, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Writing for the Web July 5, 6, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Results-based Management July 5, 6, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Dealing with Difficult Behaviours July 7, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Leading Teams July 10, 11, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Risk Management July 10, 11, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Communicating Technical Information July 11, 12, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Developing Your Negotiation Skills July 12, 13, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Writing Well I July 13, 20, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Briefing Notes That Work July 18, 18, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Comprehensive Project Management Basics July 17, 18, 19, 2017 (8:00 to 15:30) Register
Effective Management of Project Stakeholders July 20, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Influencing and Leadership Skills July 20, 21, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Improving Your Presentation Skills July 20, 21, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
PRINCE2® Foundation Training and Exam July 24, 25, 26, 2017 (8:00 to 16:00) Register
PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Certification July 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2017 (8:00 to 16:00) Register
PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Certification for PMP® July 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2017 (8:00 to 16:00) Register
PRINCE2® Practitioner Training and Exam July 27, 28, 2017 (8:00 to 16:00) Register
The Basics of Business Writing July 24, 25, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Analytical Thinking July 24, 25, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Writing in Plain Language July 26, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Strategic Thinking July 31, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
August 2017
Course Title Schedule  
Translating Research into Policy and Practice - An Introduction August 1, 2, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Editing Skills for the Workplace August 1, 2, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Minutes Made August 3, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Managing the People-side of Multiple Projects and Priorities August 8, 9, 2017 (8:00 to 9:00)

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Critical Thinking: Effective Exploration of Alternative Solutions August 18, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Comprehensive Project Management Basics August 21, 22, 23, 2017 (8:00 to 15:30) Register
Assertiveness Skills August 24, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Mastering Microsoft Project August 24, 25, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register
Winning Government Job Competitions August 30, 2017 (8:00 to 15:00) Register

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