Continuing Studies: Professional/Personal Development

Contact Continuing Studies at 250-392-8010 or email to have your name placed on an interest list for upcoming course information.

Management Skills for Supervisors

This course is a three-part certificate program for all supervisory levels. Managers are offered hands-on training and experience to equip them with the necessary skills and tolls required to be an effective manager. These courses will be delivered virtually and fully instructor led. Topics include:

  • Communicating Effectively and Persuasively in a Team Environment
  • Recognizing a Win-lose Situation
  • Handling Job Related Problems
  • Giving Effective Feedback
  • Enhancing Interviewing Techniques
  • Workplace Rumors
  • Conducting a Coaching Session
  • Making Quality Decisions
  • Improving Relationships
  • Building Consensus

Course Duration: 24 online learning hours in 8 evening classes per level

XWRK 0490 Part 1 - Interpersonal Skills

Dates : TBA   6:00 – 9:00 pm

Fees: $625

XWRK 0492 Part 2 - Team Building Skills

October 25, 26, 27, 28, November 1, 2, 3, 4 2021   6:00 – 9:00 pm

Fees: $625

XWRK 0494 Part 3 - Administrative Skills

November 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2021  6:00 – 9:00 pm

Fees: $625


XBPK 0600 Bookkeeping Basics

This non-credit course provides an introduction to double-entry accounting theory and bookkeeping methods. Related clerical procedures such as banking procedures are also included. Class exercises and homework are designed to provide practical experience.

Students must receive 70% to obtain a completion certificate.

Prerequisite: Grade 11 or mature-student status

Fee: TBA (plus textbook and working papers)

Dates: TBA

XWRK 0940 Proposal Writing

Non-profits are increasingly being required to do more with less, and competition over limited resources can be challenging. Discovering new funding sources and writing strong proposals to secure those funds are vital in creating the diversified revenue bases organizations need to grow and thrive.

TRU is hosting a two-day proposal writing course that will give you a variety of skills and resources to assist in identifying potential funders and creating compelling proposals. This course is interactive, hands-on and involves working in groups on specifically-targeted case studies.

Elements covered include:

  • Different types of proposals
  • Funding sources and prospect research
  • Request for proposals
  • Preparing to write
  • Writing style and grammar
  • Major components of a proposal
  • Executive summary
  • Problem statement
  • Mission/goals/objectives
  • Technical section
  • Project team/relevant experience
  • Project budget
  • Evaluation Plan
  • Appendices – what to include and what not to include
  • Proposal writing tips
  • Staying organized

Fee: TBA 

Dates: TBA


Contact Continuing Studies at 250-392-8010 or email to have your name placed on an interest list for upcoming course information.

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