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The following core courses required for the Business Management Specialization and are offered together as a package which gives you individual credit for each course module completed.
Strong business communication skills are essential in today's corporate environments.
Creating a business model will allow you to explore how the Business Model Canvas template works.
Small business owners and managers face many legal issues throughout the life of a business.
Discover how small business tax remittances can be simple, save money, and avoid costly problems.
An organization's marketing plan acts like a road map for its stakeholders.
Customer Experience Strategies is for front line staff, supervisors and business owners who are responsible for customer care, concerns and retention.
The price tag related to employee turnover is often underestimated; loss of productivity and knowledge, training expenses, as well as overworked remaining staff is very costly for any business.
Personally manage the finances of your small business to make informed and accurate decisions.
This introductory level course is designed to provide a practical application of basic business focused budgeting skills.
It’s about the numbers. What financial principles do you need to be aware of as a supervisor?
This course offers an introduction to financial reporting standards.
This course is a hands-on introduction to payroll. It has been created with the small business owner or employee in mind.
Learn how an effective supervisor functions by examining your own organizational structures.
This course will provide students with information regarding different types of financing available for new businesses, and provide some guidance on what the advantages and disadvantages are for...
Human resource planning is an important role for an organization. Vital functions such as recruitment, selection, and succession planning are major functions of the human resource plan.
What are your rights and obligations as a supervisor working in a unionized environment? Learn how to interpret, administer and apply clauses of a collective agreement in your supervisory role.
Recruitment and selection of the right employee might be the most important decision you will make as a manager.
Everything you wanted to know about Legislation in the workplace but were afraid to ask! We will review various Provincial and Federal pieces of legislation to ensure you are applying relevant...
Performance management is an ongoing process, a continuous cycle of planning, monitoring progress and providing feedback.
Why do some people use their time more efficiently than others? Time management is the solution.
All managers are decision managers. If you have responsibility for the work performance of another person, then you also have responsibility for the decisions this individual makes.
High-functioning site crews don’t just happen; they result from strategic leadership decisions. Learn how to identify and build high-functioning site teams and strategies to mitigate crew conflict.
Safety is everyone’s responsibility, but ultimately someone needs to ensure safe work practices are in place and are being followed.
Quality control is a critical responsibility for all site leaders and workers. This course explores ways to successfully implement inspection, testing, and planning programs.
This course provides an in-depth experience pull planning and workface planning using Lean inspired methodologies.
As an on-site lead, you need skills to be able to estimate costs, and accurately report results to ensure work is on budget.
Perform hands-on work in the electrical lab while learning about a wide variety of wiring methods, circuitry, and conduit bending.
Discover the procedures for estimating the labour and material costs for electrical installations. Delve into the derivation and application of labour units while learning estimating practices.
Ensure you are well-prepared to write your Alberta Master Electrician Exam.
Ensure you are up-to-date with the 25th edition of the Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code), part 1. The CE Code is updated every three years.
This course examines the importance in sound, systematic operating procedures of small diameter drilling equipment, such as those used for the installation of tieback anchors or micropiles.
Hydronics refers to a system of heating or cooling using fluid or vapour to transfer heat or cold in a closed system of pipes.
Discover how to help people and organizations with their personal computer (PC) challenges. Learn how to setup, diagnose, maintain, and repair PCs.
This certificate will provide the graduate with the fundamental knowledge of digital photography as well as skills in photo editing using the most popular industry standard software.
Microsoft’s Power Platform is leading technology that integrates three of their most powerful apps – Power BI, Power Apps and Power Automate.
Discover how to align projects, allocate resources, track progress and visually monitor project performance with Primavera’s P6 project management software.
Explore the principles, tools, and techniques used to improve quality, reduce errors, and design new business processes.
Project Management skills are in constant demand regardless of industry. These skills allow you to organize your work, plan, track where you have been and look for trends.
This certificate provides a foundation for creating applications and scripts to create software solutions utilizing the Python language and supporting libraries.
Discover QuickBooks Online, the popular and powerful cloud accounting software that fulfills the bookkeeping needs of small to medium-sized businesses.
Take the next step beyond the CSS/HTML Core Certificate and learn to master the art of website development.
Discover the efficient and effective approach to managing financial information.
NAIT is pleased to be aligned with the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) to offer software testing training.
Discover how sound works and how it can be manipulated in analog and digital spaces. Learn about sound design techniques as well as sound design software and hardware.
Explore Tableau’s business intelligence concepts and learn techniques that combine simple to complex visualizations into amazing, interactive dashboards.
Whether you work on developing complex digital platforms, need a refresh on impacting customer journeys, or don't know what a wireframe is, then this course is for you!
Launch your career as a professional graphic designer by exploring current trends and techniques for designing and creating visual designs for both print and digital media.
Expand your web design skills and create websites with intuitive layouts, strong graphics, multiple pages, and multiple links for users to navigate.
AutoCAD is computer-aided design (CAD) software that architects, engineers, and construction professionals rely on to create precise 2D and 3D drawings.
AutoCAD is computer-aided design (CAD) software that architects, engineers, construction professionals and others rely on to create precise 2D and 3D drawings.
Examine emergency preparedness strategies unique to distinct and/or geographically dispersed communities.
Disaster and Emergency Management focuses on preventing, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from specific hazard events.
Discuss strategies and approaches with respect to collaborating with distinct communities.
Disaster and Emergency Management (DEM) focuses on preventing, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from specific hazard events.
Explore the basic theory and practical aspects of using fiber optic cables in different types of communications and data transmissions.
Explore the emerging fiber optic design industry.
Do you need WHMIS certification to obtain, maintain, or enhance your employment? Upon successful completion of this course you will receive WHMIS certification and meet the Hazardous Products...
Canadian law requires any person who ships, handles, or transports dangerous goods to be trained in accordance with Transport Canada standards.
Every year, dozens of Albertans are killed and thousands are injured on the job. A strong occupational health and safety culture is essential in preventing injuries, illnesses, and deaths on the job.
As a supervisor, you have responsibility for the health and safety of your staff including making sure the workers you supervise not only understand the organization’s health and safety...
As an oil and gas process operator you should be able to identify risks, and determine required materials, equipment, and processes required to produce a quality product from wellbore to point of...
Expand on the experience that you gained in OGPO100 by working with equipment that you will encounter every day as a production operator.
Master advanced troubleshooting and analysis practices, concepts, and skills to enhance oil and gas production.
Delve into leadership topics and techniques with an emphasis on technical and planning skills.
Boost your knowledge of programmable logic controllers by delving into Data Communications.
This course uses all four IEC 61131-3 languages to program Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). With the skills gained in this course, you will create synergy between PLCs and remote components.
Discover the boiler and chemical calculations required to safely operate equipment and processes regulated by boiler and pressure vessel legislation.
Prepare for Power Engineering Third Class Part B Certification. Increase industry knowledge involving boiler-related course topics such as boiler control systems and heating and air conditioning.
If you have completed the Fourth Class Power Engineering Part A and Part B theory courses but do not have the work experience required to become an ABSA certified Fourth Class Power Engineer, then...
Build your practical knowledge of power engineering topics related to industrial plants and heavy industry, including heating plants, pulp and paper operations, and oil industry operations.
Explore the topic of high pressure plants in Part A of 4th class Power Engineering course.
Explore Power Engineering theoretical topics such as boilers, turbines, and electricity in Part B of the 4th class Power Engineering course.
Upgrade and refresh your skills and competencies in the Fourth Class Power Engineering designation. Delve into heating, warm air, lighting and water systems.
The paper and pulp industry is one of the largest industries in the world. Explore the mechanical and chemical processes used in this essential industry.
Increase your industry knowledge as a pulp and paper technician in the area of process management systems.
Gain valuable knowledge of the Kraft process to pursue employment in a Kraft pulp mill. Learn about commonly used processes in the worldwide pulp and paper industry.
The 21st century is a time of converging crises. From resource depletion to climate change, the systems we rely upon for our well being and future prosperity are being compromised.
In the 21st century it is more important than ever to re-design how we live - to get our homes and gardens in order so they shelter and feed us.
Create the serene backyard oasis of your dreams. This course is ideal for weekend warriors who just need to put pen to paper before they start landscaping this summer.
Current take-make-waste business models can result in broken supply chains, resource scarcity, and input-price volatility. Such business models urgently need a rethink and redesign.
From linear to circular, rethink and redesign, acquire the mindsets, tools and skills to solve modern problems and transition to the Circular Economy.
Graduates of this course will possess the introductory skills needed for a career in the water and wastewater treatment industry.
Water distribution relies on a network of pipes, valves, hydrants and other equipment to deliver water from a central location to a place of end use.
Safely and effectively treat water by gaining in-depth knowledge about various water treatment processes and procedures for residential and industrial purposes.
Wastewater originates from a variety of residential, industrial, and commercial sources.
Wastewater treatment ensures water no longer needed or usable is safe to reuse or be returned to the water cycle.
Water and wastewater operators require application skills for efficient and safe water and wastewater treatment and distribution.
Water and wastewater operators must know the fundamentals of hydraulics, fluid mechanics, and blueprint reading: essential operational development and problems-solving skills for water and...
Water distribution uses a network to circulate water from a central location to a location of end use.
Business Continuity Programs are developed to support an organization as it responds to an impact to its business operations.
Presently, the cost of crises is increasing, and taking a toll on the health and wellness of staff, and the reputation of organizations.
Disaster and Emergency Management (DEM) focuses primarily on preventing, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from specific hazard events, but often it assumes a standardized,...
Explain how awareness of culturally distinct groups enhances the Emergency Management practice.
Examine emergency prevention and mitigation strategies unique to distinct and/or geographically dispersed communities.
From a crisis leadership perspective, the most important aspect of the crisis and response is not about the crisis at all. It is about you, the crisis leader.
Leading a complex organization, especially during times of crisis or extraordinary events, can be a daunting task.
The ability to influence people is an essential skill for any effective leader.
Completing complex high-risk projects can be laborious, especially in emergencies and crises.
Discover how you can address potential, impending or unfolding crises.
In times of crisis, teams look to leaders for balance and direction. Discover how you can strengthen the foundation of your personal resilience and support those closest to you.
Rebound and prosper after a crisis disrupts your business.
Flourish and persist in the face of evolving disaster risk. Every day, new challenges face our communities. For example, changing climate is creating new hazards and exacerbating existing ones.
Own your narrative and manage issues before they manage you.
Invigorate your crisis management know-how. With the knowledge gained in this course, you will have key insights into crisis preparedness, prevention, resilience and recovery best practices.
Prepare to write the Alberta Provincial Journeyman Cook Examination and Red Seal Certification.
Beyond rubber gloves and hairnets.
The Leadership and Project Management for IT Professional Development Certificate Program at NAIT helps you better understand team dynamics and its impact on projects.
Explore the unique impact of business intelligence projects and what decision-makers need to know about implementation. Investigate challenges around people, processes, managing data and more!
Learn job-ready skills in clean fuels including hydrogen, renewable diesel, renewable natural gas, biofuels and sustainable aviation fuel.
This certificate will help you prepare for a leadership role in site-based construction trades professions.
Develop soft skills needed to become a leader in the healthcare field! From professionalism and ethics to management and leadership, build on existing education to become an effective supervisor.
Develop skills to use the woodworking tools and equipment needed to construct projects.
Immerse yourself in a hands-on, 36-hour course where you'll design and prepare to craft your own table prototype. Delve into client preferences and translate them into tangible designs.
Explore the features of furniture design used to create successful projects.
Take your woodworking projects to the next level. Create simple or intricate woodworking projects by using CNC machines. Describe the mechanical concepts of CNC woodworking.
Operating a foundation drill rig involves numerous skills.
The Foundation Drill Rig Operator program provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to safely and successfully operate a foundation drilling rig for industrial, commercial,...
Ensure that you work safely and efficiently by exploring the principles of drill rig operations. Discover rotary kelly bar drilling, drill shaft technology and a variety of related equipment.
Ensure that you avoid catastrophic consequences by safely practicing foundation drilling.
Know the right equipment to use for a variety of workplace conditions and ensure the safe, efficient, and cost-effective operation of foundation drilling projects.
Avoid downtime and costly repairs by maintaining your equipment. Explore the parts of a foundation drill rig, their function, maintenance routines, and explain safety strategies during operation.
Discover the mathematical calculations and rigging skills needed in a wide range of trades, including foundation drilling.
NAIT’s Academic Upgrading program is a bridging program designed for adults from a variety of academic backgrounds to gain prerequisite entrance requirements needed for post-secondary study.
Take your first step to academic success with NAIT's ESL classes. NAIT gives conditional admission into programs for students who complete their studies through NAIT ESL classes.
Learn skills needed to write with confidence in academic settings. Learn structures and features of writing to communicate with coherence and unity.
Improve your overall English fluency by participating in this ESL listening and speaking class. Learn different communication strategies.
Prepare for the NAIT English Language Proficiency (ELP) assessment exam.
Take the IELTS Academic English Language Test with confidence! Master tips and techniques that can help you improve your score, especially in the writing component, which tends to be the most...
Knowing how to communicate effectively in the workplace is essential to becoming an active and contributing member of an organizational team and promoting increased levels of safety in the workplace.
The NAIT English Language Proficiency (ELP) Exam is for students applying to a NAIT credit program and need to submit proof of ELP as part of their application.
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