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Certificates of Completion

Connect with a different kind of learning program. This professional certificate program delivers a comprehensive, subject-focused program in a 3-day, conference-style format with academic grounding, guest speakers, and application. You will gain foundational knowledge and apply it through case studies and practice exercises alongside talks from numerous leaders in the private and public sectors.

A different kind of professional development, for a brighter world

Benefits of a conference-style professional certificate:

  • Burst sessions of 60-90 minutes per topic
  • Focused delivery over three days
  • The latest case studies of success and challenges
  • Guest speakers applying current practices in use today
  • Networking & collaboration opportunities with fellow participants
  • Cost-effective modular approach

Our goal is to arm you with the knowledge and tools to create value in your organization and provide ongoing access to resources and grow your professional network.

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Along with the Certificates of Completion program, we've launched a new online learning hub that will become a source of current industry information as well as a latest updates about our program offerings - including courses, breakfast learning sessions, and online learning tools. It's very new, and a lot more is to come.

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Upcoming Courses for technical professionals

Professionals like yourself need the latest knowledge, practical examples and tools in order to advance your organization. We understand that you don’t have weeks or month at a time to dedicate to each subject matter, but need to advance your knowledge.

With that in mind – the professional certificate program aims to deliver a comprehensive, subject-focused program in 3 days with academic grounding, guest speakers, and application. You will build a foundation grounded in academic knowledge, case studies and practical exercises and hear from numerous leaders in the private and public sectors.

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The circular economy is an emerging approach to product design, manufacturing process, and environmental management. This course will teach you the foundational circular economy principles, help you identify circular economy practices that would fit your organization, practical case studies of successful transitions, and practical circular economy tools that can be applied at different levels of organizational complexity and maturity.

Tentatively scheduled for October 16-18, 2019.

Climate change strategies are an integral part of every organization and as professionals addressing the changing landscape of regulatory frameworks, stakeholder pressures, and economic drivers. This course will highlight the legislation landscape, provide practical case studies of successful transitions and technological examples, help you identify carbon mitigation practices that would fit your organization, and practical carbon mitigation prioritization tools that can be applied at different levels of organizational complexity and maturity.

Tentatively Scheduled for December 11-13, 2019

Canada’s transition to a circular, climate positive economy depends on courageous leaders from business, government and civil society. New competencies and innovative models of leadership are needed to solve the world’s biggest transition issues – climate change, resource depletion, social and ecological justice, technology and artificial intelligence. You will learn through active assessment of you own leadership and organizational needs mapped against established leadership models to strategize, map, and communicate an effective transitional strategy.

Tentatively scheduled for February 19-21, 2020

In early development - check back for more details. You can contact Florent Lefevre-Schlick to express interest.

Curious? We're approachable

To find out more about McMaster Certificates of Completion offered by the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology, contact us.

Email: inquiries.mcc@mcmaster.ca