Continuing Education

Cyberwar, Cybercrime, and everyday Cyber Attacks

English

As cyber threats continue to grow in frequency and sophistication, and the threat landscape broadens as the Internet of Things comes online, it’s become clear that cyber threats pose one of the most fundamental threats to Canadian national security, economic stability, and the privacy of its citizens. Whether they be ransomware attacks, data breaches, thefts of intellectual property, or more destructive activity that targets industrial control systems with physical consequences to critical infrastructure, Canadian government and businesses are being targeted at a rapid pace.

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Course offered by the Security and Policy Institute of Professional Development
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Wednesday, 1 February 2017 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
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Resumé and Cover Letter Workshop

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Resumes and cover letters are two essential job search tools. There are many different styles and approaches. This workshop will provide you with a framework on how to write a successful resumé and cover letter to ensure you pass the initial phase of a recruitment process, whether in the public or private sector. We will review various examples and complete exercises to help you write your own resumé and cover letter.

Schedule: September 13, 2016 (9:00 to 16:00)

Cost: $455 (plus tax)

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Management and Communication
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Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 9:00 am
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Polish Up Your French Listening and Speaking Skills

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Preparation for the Public Service Oral Interaction Test 

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Management and Communication
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Monday, 14 November 2016 - 9:00 am
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Overcoming Stressful Situations

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The stresses of the workplace are greater than ever. Technology not only makes our work environment more complex and faster, it also makes us accessible at all times. In this “always on” state, we are expected to do more with less and do it faster than ever. A busy professional trying hard to keep up with such demands - often in the company of tired and unmotivated colleagues - is at high risk for a destructive dose of stress.

Schedule: November 3, 4, 2016 (9:00 to 16:00)

Cost: $840 (plus tax)

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Management and Communication
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Thursday, 3 November 2016 - 9:00 am
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Winning Government Job Competitions

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Getting into government or promoted within it is not easy, but the ability to succeed in competitions is a skill that can be learned and mastered. This one-day course is a combined job-application and career strategy boot camp that demystifies the government competition process and career ladder.

Schedule: December 9, 2016 (9:00 to 16:00)

Cost: $455 (plus tax)

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Management and Communication
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Friday, 9 December 2016 - 9:00 am
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Winning Government Job Competitions

English

Getting into government or promoted within it is not easy, but the ability to succeed in competitions is a skill that can be learned and mastered. This one-day course is a combined job-application and career strategy boot camp that demystifies the government competition process and career ladder.

Schedule: October 5, 2016 (9:00 to 16:00)

Cost: $455 (plus tax)

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Management and Communication
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Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 9:00 am
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Succeeding at Interviews

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Interviews are the most common assessment tool used to evaluate if a candidate is the “right fit” for the job. They can be formal or informal, structured or unstructured, with one interviewer or many, but the common factor is that they often cause stress and anxiety to the candidate. This workshop will provide you with information on the various types of interviews and explain how to prepare to increase the likelihood of success. We will review the most common types of interview questions and provide you with a framework to structure your response.

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Management and Communication
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Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 9:00 am
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Career Development

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Career transitions by choice or by circumstance can be stressful experiences. This one-day workshop will present you with a framework of career development that applies to any stage of your career, whether you are a seasoned professional, mid-career or just beginning your career. The framework will help you identify what step you are at in the career development process and direct you to resources and activities in order to assist you in targeting your energy appropriately.

Schedule: October 7, 2016 (9:00 to 16:00)

Cost: $455 (plus tax)

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Management and Communication
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Friday, 7 October 2016 - 9:00 am
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Time and Energy Management

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In today’s world, we easily get caught up in the web of the daily emergencies, workloads, and responsibilities that fall upon our shoulders, and have little time to breathe and take charge of our professional life. Measured time is always ticking away at the same speed, yet we deeply feel the pressure of time affecting us. We need to work smarter, not harder.

Schedule: November 28, 29, 2016 (9:00 to 16:00)

Cost: $840 (plus tax)

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Management and Communication
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Monday, 28 November 2016 - 9:00 am
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Time and Energy Management

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In today’s world, we easily get caught up in the web of the daily emergencies, workloads, and responsibilities that fall upon our shoulders, and have little time to breathe and take charge of our professional life. Measured time is always ticking away at the same speed, yet we deeply feel the pressure of time affecting us. We need to work smarter, not harder.

Schedule: September 26, 27, 2016 (9:00 to 16:00)

Cost: $840 (plus tax)

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Management and Communication
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Monday, 26 September 2016 - 9:00 am
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