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The Professional Development Institute launched an extensive distance learning program welcoming clients to online workshops and events. Interactive digital sesssions feature live instructors to ensure you maintain your professional edge and upgrade your knowledge with the latest best practices.

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As summer progresses, Team PDI are working hard preparing and adding the Fall and Winter calendar of courses to our website. Our commitment and belief in the importance of accessible, quality, expert-led, lifelong learning means that as COVID restrictions lift PDI is committed to continuing to offer online courses in addition to relaunching our in-class sessions.

You may have heard that some on-campus activities are resuming at uOttawa this Fall however most in-class sessions are limited to degree programming. With many unknowns vis-à-vis in-person learning, PDI has programmed the Fall semester online whilst adding reduced capacity, in-class, face-to-face courses starting in March 2022. Whether you are aiming for a higher level of education or tackling a new interest, PDI designs our course and programs with your career and life aspirations in mind.

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Important Notice Regarding COVID-19

The single highest priority of the Professional Development Institute (PDI) of the University of Ottawa will always be the health and safety of its participants, instructors and staff. In response to the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the University has already taken a number of steps to reduce the risks and impact on our community and our campuses.

The Institute continues to work together with clients, staff, instructors and partners to innovate delivery options!

(Message updated: July 2021)

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