Who needs this program?
The program meets the needs of anyone tasked with implementing or managing knowledge transfer and exchange or anyone else who wants a solid grounding in current practices in knowledge management and the advice of trainers who are experts in the field. The certificate provides a potential competitive edge for knowledge brokers, analysts, knowledge transfer and exchange specialists, researchers, research managers, communication specialists, and communication managers.
What is the certificate good for?
The certificate assures employers and potential employers that you have met or exceeded the standard they are looking for and are committed to continuous learning. The certificate is issued by the University of Ottawa Professional Development Institute, a trusted training provider preferred by many federal government departments as well as public and private sector organizations. The Institute wins respect and acclaim for its cutting-edge learning programs, the exceptional caliber of its trainers, and its real-world focus. The certificate program is a non-credited certification. It cannot be used towards a degree and is not equivalent to any other professional certification.
How much does it cost?
You register and pay for each course individually. There is no additional charge for the certificate.
How long will the program take?
You have three years from the start date of your first course to complete the certificate program. Provided you complete all courses within three years, you can pace your learning as you wish.
Is there a final exam?
No. However, participants must fully attend all courses of the program in order to obtain the certificate.
Are there any admission requirements?
No. Enrollment is open to everyone.
How do I register for the program?
Begin by registering for any of the courses that make up the program. Once you have completed all five courses, contact the Institute office. You will be asked for proof of completion of the required courses, so make sure you keep your certificates from each course.