Communitech
Academy

Learn at the speed of tech.

Advances in tech have meant the opening of new and changing roles in the workplace. Along with this, comes the need for specifically-skilled talent to fill them. Communitech Academy helps develop the skills to meet the needs of Canada's evolving workplaces. Each program fits within our three specialized streams:

Advance your craft

Experiential learning opportunities focused on hard skills. Designed to take your skills to the next level.

Leaders of tomorrow

Enrichment programs to equip leaders with the skills and mindsets to lead their teams and organizations to reach their potential.

Future of work

Ensuring Canadian workers, companies and communities continue to succeed through the evolution of the workplace.

Individual enrolment and customized team sessions

In addition to our open-enrolment learning programs for individuals, we provide customized sessions for teams.

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Available programs

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Communicate with Clarity: Write To Be Heard

15

September, 2021

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Leadership FYI (Find Your Influence)

16

September, 2021

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Crucial Conversations

24

September, 2021

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Management B2B (Back to Basics): Building Empathy & Trust

5

October, 2021

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Management B2B (Back to Basics): Feedback

12

October, 2021

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Communicate with Clarity: Pitch To Persuade

13

October, 2021

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UX Fundamentals

18

October, 2021

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Management B2B (Back to Basics): 1:1s and Managing Performance

19

October, 2021

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Leadership WTF (Where To Focus)

21

October, 2021

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Communicate with Clarity: Express Yourself

10

November, 2021

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Product Management Fundamentals

23

November, 2021

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Communicate with Clarity: Connect To Lead

8

December, 2021

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Leadership WTF (Where To Focus)

25

January, 2022

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Strong Leaders

27

January, 2022

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Leadership FYI (Find Your Influence)

9

February, 2022

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Coaching Fundamentals

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Unicorn Math

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Strategic Intellectual Property for Tech Leaders

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Communicate with Clarity

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FAQ

Enrolment for Communitech Academy programs is open to both Communitech Members and non-members. We offer tiered pricing for startup, mid-size and enterprise companies. To keep things interesting, most programs have a limit on the number of employees from one company who can attend. Looking for a program for your team? We offer customized sessions. Contact us today to learn more.

Definitely. The majority of Communitech Academy programs are open to members and non-members. Non-members pay a slightly higher price for programs. Interested in becoming a Communitech Member?

We do! The Communitech Academy is happy to work with you to offer programs to your team. Contact us today to learn more about customized sessions that will help your team develop skills and meet the needs of Canada's evolving workplaces.

Yes. Our Leaders of Tomorrow program stream focuses on equipping leaders with the skills and mindsets needed to lead their teams and organizations towards reaching their potential.  Leadership WTF (Where To Focus) teaches new leaders how to build confidence and competence, leverage emotional intelligence, and give candid feedback and manage performance while finding their leadership style. For established leaders, our Strong Leaders program is a multi-month series designed to help you become a manager people want to work for. Through practical learning and 1:1 coaching, you'll explore goal-setting, communication, motivation, team dynamics, leading through change and personal productivity. 

Looking to upskill or move into a new role? The Communitech Academy offers a variety of learning opportunities as part of our Advance Your Craft and Future Of Work program streams. There are programs ranging from the fundamentals of Product Management to User Experience and more. These programs are experiential learning opportunities focused on hard skills. 

Programs are offered multiple times during the year and we’re always adding more. Sign up for our Communitech newsletter to be the first to know when a new program is added.

Well, normally the sessions would be held at either the Communitech Hub in Kitchener or the Communitech Data Hub in Waterloo. During these unprecedented times, we’re offering Communitech Academy programs virtually through a variety of interactive platforms. We’ll look to offer Communitech Academy programs as a mix of in-person and virtual sessions in the future.

We can provide a detailed program outline or have a conversation with you about your learning needs and recommend the right program. Visit our Communitech Academy page for more information.

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