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Local Authority Administration (NACLAA)

Jamie Anderson / "The program has prepared me for the out of left field tasks"

Occupational Health & Safety

Gerald Kuipers / Three faces of continuing education: A personal trajectory

Visual Arts

Andrea Itzeck / Certificate program served as gateway to connecting German artist with Alberta’s local arts community

Management Development

Christopher Tom / Investing in business education paid off

Occupational Health & Safety

Ian Hooper / Exposure to different areas in the OH&S field helped Ian in his role as Health and Safety strategist

Writing & Editing

Shayne Woodsmith / For Shayne, teaching is all about human connection and personal growth

Local Authority Administration (NACLAA)

Rachel Wueschner / NACLAA program was fundamental for Rachel’s appointment as CAO

Business Analysis

Suzelle Umeobieri / Business Analysis program helped Suzelle embark on a new career path

The infor­ma­tion and expe­ri­ence gained were very use­ful, and I real­ly enjoyed the inter­ac­tion with the instruc­tors and my classmates.

Supervisory Development Citation student

It was an amaz­ing expe­ri­ence and learn­ing jour­ney. I high­ly rec­om­mend the ALUP pro­gram to any­one inter­est­ed in the field.

Applied Land Use Planning Certificate student

I learned a lot about dif­fer­ent tech­niques. Get­ting advice and feed­back from the instruc­tors was very help­ful, and I liked the sense of com­mu­ni­ty I got from inter­act­ing with oth­er stu­dents, see­ing what they were doing, and learn­ing from them.

Visu­al Arts student

Tak­ing the Dig­i­tal Mar­ket­ing pro­gram has been one of the best deci­sions that I’ve ever made in my life and that I’m feel­ing very opti­mistic about my future because of it. The pro­gram has been incred­i­ble and the instruc­tors are all excellent.

Digital Marketing Certificate student

The Fac­ul­ty of Exten­sion has cre­at­ed a life-long learn­er in me; I’m so grate­ful for that.

Digital Marketing Certificate student

The instruc­tion and lab super­vi­sion were top-notch.

Applied Geostatistics Citation student

The cours­es blend­ed with my cur­rent line of work and, at the same time, pro­vid­ed me with new insight into a broad­er range of pri­va­cy topics.

Infor­ma­tion Access and Pro­tec­tion of Pri­va­cy Certificate student

I real­ly liked how eClass is easy to nav­i­gate and to use.

Nation­al Advanced Cer­tifi­cate in Local Author­i­ty Admin­is­tra­tion Lev­el I student

I loved the pro­gram. Every­thing was great! The teach­ers were awe­some — so smart and personable.

Con­struc­tion Man­age­ment and Admin­is­tra­tion Certificate student

It’s great that the instruc­tors acknowl­edge the con­straints in the life of a mature” stu­dent with fam­i­ly and job commitments.

Applied Land Use Plan­ning Certificate student

The teach­ers are knowl­edge­able and approach­able, always will­ing to assist you.

Management Development Certificate student

I’ve gained a great deal of knowl­edge from the program.

Management Development Certificate student

Because the instruc­tors actu­al­ly work in the real world,” they can take their expe­ri­ences and make them relat­able to the course mate­ri­als. That helped me learn immensely.

Occupational Health & Safety Certificate student

NACLAA is a well-round­ed pro­gram that shows you the rela­tion­ship between all lev­els of gov­ern­ment and how they col­lab­o­rate to devel­op a community.

Local Authority Administration (NACLAA I) Advanced Certificate student

I like how you have some flex­i­bil­i­ty with your learn­ing pace while also keep­ing to an estab­lished timeline.

Local Authority Administration (NACLAA II) Advanced Certificate student

This was my first ful­ly online pro­gram, and I loved it. Nev­er thought one can learn so much using this method. Now I am hooked!

Infor­ma­tion Access and Pro­tec­tion of Pri­va­cy Certificate student

The instruc­tors are expe­ri­enced and engag­ing. They effec­tive­ly lever­aged cur­rent events and prac­ti­cal exam­ples to rein­force key concepts.

Infor­ma­tion Access and Pro­tec­tion of Pri­va­cy Certificate student

I’d rec­om­mend the IAPP pro­gram both to those already in the field and those who want to start an excit­ing career and move up fast.

Information Access and Protection of Privacy Certificate student

The teach­ers were excel­lent and very helpful.

Occu­pa­tion­al Health & Safe­ty Certificate

The broad scope of the infor­ma­tion pro­vid­ed helps you under­stand most aspects of local gov­ern­ment operations.

Nation­al Advanced Cer­tifi­cate in Local Author­i­ty Admin­is­tra­tion Lev­el I student

The assign­ments were thought-pro­vok­ing, always encour­ag­ing us to con­sid­er mul­ti­ple solu­tions to a problem.

Business Analysis Certificate student

The instruc­tors were very knowl­edge­able. I learned a lot from them.

Visu­al Arts student

The pro­gram real­ly helped me build a net­work to sup­port my career. It was life-chang­ing for me.

Human Resources Management Certificate student

A big plus is the inter­ac­tion you get through­out the cours­es. You hear dif­fer­ent sto­ries, lis­ten to dif­fer­ent opin­ions… It real­ly helps you to gain some perspective.

Man­age­ment Devel­op­ment Cer­tifi­cate for Pro­fes­sion­al Engi­neers & Geoscientists student

All instruc­tors were extreme­ly well versed in their fields. But one of them — a senior lawyer with the Alber­ta Gov­ern­ment who taught a course on OHS law — was incred­i­bly impressive.

Occu­pa­tion­al Health & Safe­ty Certificate student