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Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS) at Royal Roads University offers leading-edge learning experiences that respond to the need for flexible, relevant programming across many sectors including Master’s level certificates, executive education, custom designed and delivered programming, and opportunities for lifelong learning.

PCS courses, certificates, workshops and programs are currently being delivered online, in a variety of styles.

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Featured Courses

Indigenous Ways of Being and Knowing: Integrating Indigenous Values into the Work Environment - SYNCHRONOUS

Experience a rewarding day-long discovery of the benefits of Indigenization within the work environment. This gathering will offer insights into how the integration of traditional values can have a positive influence on the daily operations of organizations, businesses, and institutions. We will explore how the concepts of traditional values, teachings, practices and protocols effectively serve complex Indigenous governance structures; we will learn how to translate and apply those concepts within contemporary work environments; and we will garner a deeper appreciation for the inclusivity surrounding all aspects of Indigenous Leadership.
$395.00

Climate Change Perspectives for Project Managers - ONLINE

Climate change is one of the biggest risks facing governments, businesses, societies and ecosystems around the world. Project managers, through their effective direction of complex projects, occupy a critical role in the successful transition to a resilient, low carbon world. This four-week online course is designed to prepare professionals with project management responsibilities to add a climate change lens to their projects.
$325.00

Coaching for Performance: Creating Inspired Workplaces - ONLINE

It can be difficult to ask someone to perform better or do more! This 4-week online course offers, applies, and practices constructive supervisory methods to ensure organizational performance objectives and behavioral expectations are met. Participants will gain an understanding of governance requirements and the performance management process. They will learn about the value of setting expectations and objectives, and the methods of assessing progress and performance. And while applying the principles and values of effective leadership, participants will also develop the necessary skills for motivating and coaching to effect improvement and achieve results. These practical techniques will be applied to the participants’ own circumstances and managerial or supervisory challenges.
$695.00

Writing for Business: Level 1 - ONLINE

Strong writing skills lead to smoother communications, fewer misunderstandings, and increased productivity. This four-week online course is designed to teach you plain language principles and techniques that will help make your written communications easy to read and understand. Both formats (asynchronous or synchronous) will help you develop confidence in your writing for all business and personal communications
$695.00

Labour and Employment Law for BC - SYNCHRONOUS

Employment law is about knowing and appreciating all of the legal issues that can arise in the workplace. This course will cover a foundation in the law and a practical application for a number of workplace environments and legal situations. You will be introduced to the legal basics, including employment standards, common law and human rights, workers’ compensation, while working through scenarios in a series of case studies.
$495.00

Optimizing Change in Organizations - ONLINE

We don’t actually manage change per se. At best, we manage to manage ourselves and a few of the variables that swirl around us. We can, however, facilitate change. That is, influence its speed, direction, and impact by our thoughtful actions and optimize opportunities that arise. Specifically for leaders in organizations to lead through change, this four-week online course will provide a few core models and some practical skills for working effectively in the midst of ongoing, accelerating flux and change.
$695.00

Level Up Your Leadership - ONLINE

This four-week online course was designed to generate insight and clarity for you—the developing leader—to advance toward the impact and influence that you envision. You will explore a different leadership concept each week to decide for yourself the leadership mindset, approach, and behaviours that are aligned to your aspirations and your real-world context. Combining self-directed, asynchronous activities with a weekly instructor-led discussion, you can “level up your leadership” no matter where you are on your professional journey, from your mobile device or computer.
$695.00

Strategic Systems Thinking: The Big Picture - SYNCHRONOUS

Have you ever wished you could be more strategic or been told you need to be more strategic? The reality is that you can’t act strategically if you don’t think strategically. This hands-on course offer tools to help you to think more strategically. These tools are designed to help you see the big picture and deepen your understanding of how complex organizations function.
$695.00