Professional Development Courses, Workshops, and Certificates

All Professional Development courses, workshops and seminars qualify for Quebec’s Corporate Education Tax Credit.?McGill students, staff, and alumni are also eligible for discounts specific to each course. Please check each course description for details. ?

Professional Development Certificates

Business Analysis

Business Valuation

Professional Development Certificate in Business Valuation?
Upcoming Dates Courses
TBA Introductory Business Valuation
November 7, 2017 Intermediate Business Valuation
March 6, 2018 Special Topics in Business Valuation
January 9, 2018 Advanced Business Valuation
Three complementary courses are also required
Two complementary courses from the following three:
TBA Litigation Support in Business Valuation
January 31, 2018 Private Company Finance
TBA Introduction to Valuation for Financial Reporting
One complementary course from the following two:
TBA Professional Writing in Business
March 22, 2018 Interpersonal Skills for Professionals

Condominium Management?(English or French) (In Class or Online)

Data Analytics for Business

Professional Development Certificate in Data?Analytics for Business
Upcoming Dates Courses

March 28, 2018

Statistics for Business Decision Making

September 6, 2018

Data Analytics Fundamentals

May 29, 2018

Data Science for Business Decisions

October 30, 2018

Leading Data Science Projects & Teams
January 15, 2019 Data Science Capstone Project

Data Science and Machine Learning

Professional Development Certificate in Data Science and Machine Learning
Upcoming Dates Courses

March 27, 2018

Computational Applied Statistics
May 29, 2018 Data Science for Business Decisions

September 5, 2018

Data at Scale

October 31, 2018

Practical Machine Learning
January 15, 2019 Data Science Capstone Project

Digital Content and Community Management (In Class or Online)

Management Consulting (In Class or Online)

Parliamentary Management

Project Management

Professional Development Certificate in Project Management?
Upcoming Dates Courses
January 8, 2018 Comprehensive Project Management (Intensive format)
January 11, 2018 Comprehensive Project Management

January 17, 2018

Strategic Project Leadership
TBA Professional Writing in Business
March 22, 2018 Interpersonal Skills for Professionals
One complementary course is also required:
January 30, 2018 Comprehensive Business Analysis

January 23. 2018

Agile Project Management

January 23. 2018

Agile Project Management
TBA Leading Sustainable Change

Online and Virtual Classroom

McGill's Chartered Financial Analyst? (CFA) Exam Preparation Program

Upcoming Dates
February 14, 2018 (Preparation for June 2018 Exam) McGill's CFA? Level I Intensive Exam Preparation Program
TBA McGill's CFA? Level II Intensive Exam Preparation Program
TBA McGill's CFA? Level III Intensive Exam Preparation Program
Date Workshop
February 21, 2018 Ethics and Professional Standards
March?14, 2018 Quantitative Methods
March 21, 2018 Economics
April 21, 2018 Corporate Finance
March 28, 2018 Financial Reporting & Analysis
April 28, 2018 Portfolio Management
May 5, 2018 Equity? Investment
November 4, 2017
May 12, 2018
Fixed Income Investments
November 8, 2017
May 16, 2018
Derivatives & Alternative Investments

October 2017

Dates Courses/Workshops
October 5 Innovative Staffing Practices
October 10 Current Trends in Digital Communication?(online)
October 12 Write Better - Speak Better
October 16 Negotiation Skills
October 21 Portfolio Management?(CFA? Exam Preparation Program Level I)
October 23 Interpersonal Skills for Professionals
October 24 Introduction to Data Science?Tools & Techniques
October 28 Equity? Investment?(CFA? Exam Preparation Program Level I)
October 30 Contract Law for non-lawyers
October 31 Getting Ready to Lead

November 2017

Dates Courses/Workshops
November 2 Project Management Essentials (2 days + MS Project 1 day)
November 2 Content Creation
November 4 Fixed Income Investments?(CFA? Exam Preparation Program Level I)
November 6 Corporate Management of Parliament I
November 7 Intermediate Business Valuation
November 8 Derivatives & Alternative Investments?(CFA? Exam Preparation Program Level I)
November 9 Coaching as a Management Skill to Achieve Exceptional Performance
November 14 Budgeting and Forecasting
November 16 Making Teamwork Work
November 20 Conflict Resolution
November 23 Communication for Results
November 27 Making Time Work for You
November 30 Dealing With Difficult People
DATES workshops offered in collaboration with CCAA (Canadian Council for Aviation and Aerospace)
Nov. 6 -?Nov. 7 Quality Systems Auditor
November?8, 2017 Corrective Action Plan
November 9, 2017 Company Aviation Safety Officer
November 10, 2017 Human Factors
Nove. 6 - Nov. 11 Full CCAA Program (All four workshops)

December 2017

Dates Courses/Workshops
December 4 Financial Accounting Essentials
December 6 Business Analysis for Project Managers

January 2018

February 2018

March 2018

April 2018

Dates Courses/Workshops
April 3 Making Teamwork Work
April 4 Write Better - Speak Better
April 5 Social Media Strategies & Community Management?(online)
April 10 Financial Accounting Essentials
April 11 Complex Problem Solving
April 16 Balanced Thinking Skills
April 18 Performance Management: Inspiring Others to Get Results
April 18 Conflict Resolution
April 21 Corporate Finance?(CFA? Exam Preparation Program Level I)
April 26 Content Management & Architecture
April 28 Portfolio Management (CFA? Exam Preparation Program Level I)

May 2018

Dates Courses/Workshops
May 3 Business Analysis for Project Managers
May 5 Equity Investments (CFA? Exam Preparation Program Level I)
May 7 - June 15 Public Financial Management
May 10 Introduction to Business Analytics & Data Modelling
May 12 Fixed Income Investments?(CFA? Exam Preparation Program Level I)
May 16 Derivatives and Alternative Investments?(CFA? Exam Preparation Program Level I)

June 2018

Dates Courses/Workshops
June 2 Exam Review Workshop?(CFA? Exam Preparation Program Level I)

July 2018

Dates Courses/Workshops
July 9 Parliamentary Research & IT

September 2018

Dates Courses/Workshops
September 10 Corporate Management of Parliament I

November 2018

Dates Courses/Workshops
November 12 Corporate Management of Parliament II

January 2019

Dates Courses/Workshops
January?7 Parliamentary Committees

Other Offerings

Please note that not all of these courses/workshops are being offered in the academic year. If you need more information about these course offerings, please call us at 514-398-5454 or email us at pd.conted [at]
Applied Business Analysis
Comprehensive Project Management
CFA? Level I Intensive Exam Preparation Program
Intermediate Business Valuation
Gestion technique du batiment de la copropriété?(in class or online)
Condominium Building and Maintenance Management?(in class or online)
Communicating for Results
Droit des contrats pour non-avocats : fondements des entente et obligations
Principes fondamentaux de la consultation en gestion
Introduction to Business Relationship Management
Direct Thyself: Self-Management Skills for Self-Leadership
Modern Embedded Systems with ARM Cores
Comedy Writing: Are you Joking?
Effective Public Speaking
Strategic Project Leadership
Content Management and Architecture (in class or online)
Leading Sustainable Change
Agile Project Management
Current Trends in Digital Communication (online only)
Comprehensive Business Analysis
Professional Writing in Business
Facilitation for Business Professionals
Beyond Training: Needs Analysis
Balanced Thinking Skills
Contract Negotiation: Closing the Deal
Cementing Customer Relationships
Cross-Cultural Competencies for Professionals
Visual Thinking with Mind-Mapping and Creative Modeling
Delivering Effective Training
Human Dimension of Managing Change
Working with Emotional Intelligence
Innovation: Designing and Implementing Innovation Systems
Gestion de la vie quotidienne d’une copropriété
Building Winning Proposals
Medical English as a Foreign Language (EFL) for Nurses
Introduction to On-Ground and In-Flight Aircraft Icing
Materials Science and Aerospace Alloy Fundamentals
Strategic Mine Planning Under Uncertainty: From Complex Orebodies and Single Mines to Mining Complexes
Maximizing Engineering System Performance Through Simulation-based Optimal Design
Competency-Based Interviewing Skills
HR Risk Assessment and Succession Planning
Skills Upgrade for Teachers
Eat Your Words: Writing for the Media to Boost Your Income and Career
You’ve Got Email!: Writing Messages that Get Responses
Advanced Techniques: Inspiring Exceptional Performance
“The Green Freedom of a Cockatoo:” Introduction to the Art of Writing Poetry
Finance Fundamentals: Investment Decisions & Returns
Consultative Selling Skills
Exams Preparation Workshop for CCBA? & CBAP? Certification
Management by Tactics: Effective Sales Management Techniques
Understanding Taxation to Avoid Frustration
Fundamentals of Managing Change
Fundamentals of Aerospace Coatings
The Marketing Power of Social Media
How to Establish a Sustainable Business in Russia and Work Effectively with Russians
Sustainable Development in Engineering Projects
Financial Accounting Essentials
Transfer Pricing Fundamentals
Simulation-Based Optimal System Design
Doing Business with China: A Strategic and Operational Approach
Project Risk Management - Tools and Case Studies
Managing Workplace Diversity: Generations at Work
Managing Workplace Diversity: Personalities at Work
Decision-Making Tools & Techniques
Geotechnical Aspects of Foundation Engineering
Achieving Competitive Advantage and Profitability Through Sustainability
Risk Management Principles and Practices – ISO 31000
Writing Nature
Professional Writing in Business
CAPE Lecture & Networking Series
The Art of the Memoir
Understanding the Fundamentals of Omnichannel Content Strategy
Airport law for Managers
Best Practices in Aerospace Management
Here, There and Everywhere: Travel Writing
Introduction to Scriptwriting for Television and Film
What's Your Story? - Magazine Writing
Fundamentals of Workplace Communication
Copyright Master Class


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