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This course helps you understand the role that computational thinking can play in solving problems.  Regardless of your professional background, the course helps you to feel confident in your ability to write small programs that enable you to accomplish useful goals. Topics include pseudocode, variables, conditionals, iteration, arrays, objects, functions, sorting, searching and simulation.

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You will learn the latest commercial-grade hacking tools, techniques, and methodologies used by hackers and information security professionals to lawfully hack an organization. You will focus on hacking techniques and technologies from an offensive perspective. This advanced security program is regularly updated to reflect the latest developments in the domain, including new hacking techniques, exploits, automated programs as well as defensive recommendations as outlined by experts in the field. The CEH body of knowledge represents detailed contributions from security experts, academicians, industry practitioners and the security community at large.

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The course guides participants through Blockchain’s basics and their applications. By completing the program, participants will better understand the theoretical underpinnings of different Blockchain technologies coupled with current perspectives into industry regulation and standards. In addition, participants will be provided with different frameworks to assess whether Blockchain technology is the answer to the problems they are trying to solve, both during the in-class case studies and in the way they apply the technology to future business ideas. The course consists of three days intensive training and one week of group work on a capstone project and related report.

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Driving Value from Data is a self-paced online course that explores data and AI at an introductory level for senior business decision-makers.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:
● Describe how organizations use data and AI to drive value
● Identify and classify opportunities within their organizations
● Understand the challenges of data and how others have overcome them
● Justify the investment required to start adding value within their organization

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

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The course derives from the ‘Future of Jobs’ report of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which shows the primary competencies we need today and in the coming years. Innovation and Complex Problem Solving are at the top of the list. Over a third of all jobs across all industries will require these skills. This course will explain the primary competencies in the report, how they link together and how they enable innovation. Creativity, critical thinking and collaboration are the skills the innovator needs to solve complex problems. These skills are in turn supported by Emotional Intelligence which includes resilience and flexibility. Leadership integrates the skills in the list to ensure solution delivery. Important projections in the WEF report are the increased need for learning strategies and active learning, which this course provides.

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Business & Professional Studies



This program leverages an existing, highly regarded, Schulich professional management program, but is designed exclusively with engineers and technologists in mind. It is specifically geared to those leading technology-based design or implementation projects, or for those directly involved in working on projects.  The tools and techniques shared in the course, will help technology entrepreneurs, project managers/participants and technology leaders develop the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to increase the likelihood that small and large technology projects are delivered on time, on budget and in line with stakeholder expectations. The joint Lassonde/Schulich program will expose you to many of the real-life challenges and issues involved in managing technology projects, while facilitating engagement with engineering and technology professionals, in an immersive and engaging experiential learning environment.

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Technology

Computer Science for Non-technical Professionals (Open enrolment)

Ethical Hacking & Countermeasures

Blockchain-Business Model Development/Mechanism Design

• Blockchain -Advanced Architecture

• Driving Value From Data

• AI-Business Model Development

• Technology to Combat Financial Crimes

Innovation And Entrepreneurship

• Innovation & Creativity (Entrepreneurial Mindset)

Innovative Skills

• Design thinking fundamentals

• Technology Commercialization

• Technology Entrepreneurship (Venture Start)


Business & Professional Studies

Project Management for Engineers

• Mini-MBA for Engineers

• IP for Engineers

Computer Science for Non-technical Professionals (Open enrolment)

This course helps you understand the role that computational thinking can play in solving problems.  Regardless of your professional background, the course helps you to feel confident in your ability to write small programs that enable you to accomplish useful goals. Topics include pseudocode, variables, conditionals, iteration, arrays, objects, functions, sorting, searching and simulation. More info…

Ethical Hacking & Counter-measures

You will learn the latest commercial-grade hacking tools, techniques, and methodologies used by hackers and information security professionals to lawfully hack an organization. More info…
modern architecture background, office building, honeycomb pattern

Blockchain-Business Model Development/ Mechanism Design

The course guides participants through Blockchain’s basics and their applications. By completing the program, participants will better understand the theoretical underpinnings of different Blockchain technologies coupled with current perspectives into industry regulation and standards. In addition, participants will be provided with different frameworks to assess whether Blockchain technology is the answer to the problems they are trying to solve, both during the in-class case studies and in the way they apply the technology to future business ideas. More info…

Computer Science for Non-technical Professionals (Open enrolment)

This course helps you understand the role that computational thinking can play in solving problems.  Regardless of your professional background, the course helps you to feel confident in your ability to write small programs that enable you to accomplish useful goals. Topics include pseudocode, variables, conditionals, iteration, arrays, objects, functions, sorting, searching and simulation. Learn more

Computer Science for Non-technical Professionals (Open enrolment)

This course helps you understand the role that computational thinking can play in solving problems.  Regardless of your professional background, the course helps you to feel confident in your ability to write small programs that enable you to accomplish useful goals. Topics include pseudocode, variables, conditionals, iteration, arrays, objects, functions, sorting, searching and simulation.

Ethical Hacking & Countermeasures

You will learn the latest commercial-grade hacking tools, techniques, and methodologies used by hackers and information security professionals to lawfully hack an organization.

modern architecture background, office building, honeycomb pattern

Blockchain-Business Model Development/ Mechanism Design

Computer Science for Non-technical Professionals (Open enrolment)

This course helps you understand the role that computational thinking can play in solving problems.  Regardless of your professional background, the course helps you to feel confident in your ability to write small programs that enable you to accomplish useful goals. Topics include pseudocode, variables, conditionals, iteration, arrays, objects, functions, sorting, searching and simulation.