Join the race to make the world a better place. Top reasons to pursue a career in sustainability
✓ Being part of the solution to the environmental crisis.
✓ Setting and achieving measurable goals, having a positive effect on the planet, its resources and its inhabitants, now and for the future.
Acquiring a skillset in sustainability offers you the opportunity to make this difference in the world.
Making privacy a priority. Your next career move: Privacy Management
The recent headlines have been jarring and disconcerting. South of the border, data from Facebook users was improperly obtained by Cambridge Analytica to help sway a U.S. election. Meanwhile, right at home in Canada, we have our own cyber incidents. The largest breach to date in the financial services sector occurred when Desjardins compromised the data of nearly 9.7 million Canadians.
Continence Care: empowering people with the independence to lead a dignified life
The elderly, or those with illness, disabilities or injuries, often suffer with incontinence. For women, incontinence may also occur during pregnancy, after childbirth and during menopause. Acquiring continence care knowledge and skills offers you the ability to make a vital difference by providing normalcy, dignity and independence through all these stages of life.
Boom in healthcare analytics creates demand for skilled professionals
Any health crisis makes us all painfully aware of the dire need for better health data collection, sharing and analysis among communities, provinces and even countries. The Canadian healthcare industry has long recognized the critical need for enhanced health analytics to improve delivery, evaluation, decision-making and management. Canada is gearing up to be one of the top three healthcare hubs in the world by 2025. Such growth depends heavily on advanced technologies and analytics.
Managing Uncertainty – a Reflection From the Caregivers’ Living Room – Donna Thomson’s Blog
Sometimes, it may seem like professionals or other (more experienced) caregivers have all the answers. You might even believe that after taking Caregiving Essentials, you won’t question decisions you make on the fly with your loved one. But an important ‘Caregiving Essential’ is that our working conditions are unpredictable and uncertain. How do you feel about managing with uncertainty?
Scotiabank and Windmill Microlending Announces Transformational Partnership
Since 2005, Windmill Microlending has supported the career success of skilled immigrants and refugees to Canada and we are excited to share their transformational partnership with Scotiabank.
Asking for Help – a Reflection From the Caregivers’ Living Room – Donna Thomson’s Blog
Ask a caregiver, “What’s the hardest thing about caregiving?” Chances are they will answer “Asking for help! Come to think of it, it’s tricky finding ways to give it, too.”
Why is it so difficult to ask for help or offer it? Did we ever have the language for this – was it easier to ask for assistance or offer it in the olden days? I think it’s always been tricky because giving or needing help is so connected to personal dignity.
McMaster Continuing Education and School of Nursing partner to offer academic certificate
McMaster University Continuing Education and the School of Nursing have partnered to offer a Nursing Concepts in Continence Care program that will provide healthcare professionals the knowledge and skills to manage and treat incontinence in care settings. Launching Spring term 2021, the program consists of three courses. Upon completion, students gain a Certificate of Professional Learning.
MCE's Director, Lorraine Carter, speaks with Leaders & Legends of Online Learning
Listen in as Lorraine Carter, McMaster University Continuing Education's Director, speaks with Leaders & Legends of Online Learning. They discuss building relationships, thinking about the learner and the future of online education.
Profit, planet, and people and how we interact with the world is focus of new Sustainability program
McMaster Continuing Education is launching a new Sustainability program this Spring to address and teach practices on how people can adjust their actions at home, work and beyond to make sustainably-conscious decisions. The program will be offered fully online, with a combination of instructor-led and self-paced discussions, activities and webinars.