Professional and Executive Education at WatSPEED | Waterloo Alumni

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WatSPEED provides professional education and executive programs designed to support the workforce of the future. Positioned at the intersection of technology and business and rooted in experiential education, programs support the workforce of the future in continuously evolving to outpace major technological, societal, environmental and economic disruption.


Professional education

Designed for professionals looking to stay strong and competitive in their careers, WatSPEED professional education delivers training on leading edge business practices, disruptive technologies and essential job skills.

Executive programs

WatSPEED executive programs equip leaders to transform, compete and thrive, while driving real-world impact in a rapidly shifting technology landscape. Our applied learning and discovery process incorporates cutting edge technology and creates direct personal and business value.

Custom training

WatSPEED custom training delivers the expertise and forward-thinking approach today’s organizations need to futureproof their workforce and keep pace with technology while innovating smarter and faster.


Offers for Waterloo Alumni

By using the code "UWALUM", Waterloo alumni can receive:


As an accounting professional, maintaining and enhancing my skills is crucial. I find the online courses offered by the University of Waterloo Continuing Education give me the flexibility of learning at my own pace and at times that are most convenient

Mia Snedkner, CGA, BA '89

With the 20% discount I received as a University of Waterloo Alumna, and contributions from my employer, they're the best deal around for building my knowledge and skill set!

Jenny Hill, BA '07

The Supervision courses helped me to adapt my communication and managerial style. The welcoming learning environment facilitates meaningful conversations with classmates, providing the opportunity for validation, personal growth and also networking!

Kathy Smyth