Intercultural competency skills drive careers, teams and companies
With our country’s diverse workforce and dependence on global markets, Canada has a critical need for professionals with intercultural competency. Increased equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace leads to greater success, opportunities and profits for Canadian companies.
McMaster Continuing Education partners with the YWCA to help women launch into tech roles
The YWCA Kitchener-Waterloo’s (YWKW) innovative employment training program, In Her Shoes, has partnered with McMaster University Continuing Education to offer its YWCA Reskilling Uplift in Specialized Technology initiative.
Sharing Alumni Stories to Attract and Convert Prospective Learners
Continuing education is highly competitive, so how do you find ways to stand out and attract new students? Discover how Alumni stories, experiences and reviews are key to Continuing Education units attracting new learners.
McMaster University Continuing Education Joins D2L Wave as an Education Partner
McMaster University Continuing Education and Global learning technology leader D2L announce their partnership in D2L Wave. McMaster Continuing Education is one of the first educational partners to join D2L Wave, a bold new approach to professional development that makes it easy for employees to gain new skills.
McMaster Continuing Education Hosts Virtual Open House Wednesday, August 25
On August 25, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., McMaster Continuing Education will host a Virtual Open House for individuals interested in learning about or pursuing career-focused online education this Fall. Online learning helped many working professionals continue their educational journeys during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is also the option of choice for those pursuing professional development for career advancement.
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?