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General Studies Courses

General Studies courses may be an option for students interested in taking one or two credit-based courses but who are not currently interested in seeking a credential. Students who successfully complete General Studies courses may be eligible to transfer credit toward a certificate, diploma or degree upon formal admission to a program.

Permission to register in General Studies courses requires approval by the Dean or designate. Supporting documentation and/or prerequisites may be required.

For information about non-credit courses, visit Continuing Studies.

Upcoming Start Dates

WINV560: Cultivating Creative Confidence and Competence

 Course Description: Focuses on the individual’s role in workplace innovation. Explores key innovation skills such as problem solving, risk taking, communication and relationship building skills, and how individuals develop the confidence and competence to use those skills to innovate within organizations.  Credits: 3.00

WINV560: Cultivating Creative Confidence and Competence

 Course Description: Focuses on the individual’s role in workplace innovation. Explores key innovation skills such as problem solving, risk taking, communication and relationship building skills, and how individuals develop the confidence and competence to use those skills to innovate within organizations.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
October 16, 2017 December 17, 2017 TBD Online
October 15, 2018 December 16, 2018 TBD Online

WINV685: Innovation Tools and Processes

 Course Description: Focuses on innovation at a team level and will include an exploration of tools and processes used in group settings. Considers topics such as interdisciplinary diversity, principles of innovation, design thinking, the use of artifacts, sketching, model making and prototyping, and group decision making and execution.  Credits: 3.00

WINV685: Innovation Tools and Processes

 Course Description: Focuses on innovation at a team level and will include an exploration of tools and processes used in group settings. Considers topics such as interdisciplinary diversity, principles of innovation, design thinking, the use of artifacts, sketching, model making and prototyping, and group decision making and execution.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
January 8, 2018 March 11, 2018 TBD Online
January 7, 2019 March 10, 2019 TBD Online

WINV690: Workplace Innovation: Strategy and Culture

 Course Description: Considers the need for embedding innovation in both strategy and culture within an organization. Identifies leadership practices necessary to encourage and support innovation. Students will examine models and tools for understanding how workplace culture can be measured and managed, alongside innovative approaches to strategy development.  Credits: 3.00

WINV690: Workplace Innovation: Strategy and Culture

 Course Description: Considers the need for embedding innovation in both strategy and culture within an organization. Identifies leadership practices necessary to encourage and support innovation. Students will examine models and tools for understanding how workplace culture can be measured and managed, alongside innovative approaches to strategy development.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
March 26, 2018 May 27, 2018 TBD Online