Professional Development is now part of WatSPEED!

Moving forward, Professional Development programs will be provided through WatSPEED at the University of Waterloo. WatSPEED provides professional education designed to support the workforce of the future. By offering our programs under the WatSPEED brand, we can ensure our professional education programming equips you with the skills you need to be successful in today's marketplace.

Programs and courses

As a busy professional, you want to extract tangible results and business value from your learning. Our programs are application-focused, delivering training on leading-edge business practices, disruptive technologies, and future-ready job skills, designed for professionals looking to stay strong and competitive in their careers. 

We’ll help you build the skills needed to keep pace with rapid technological change, and the courage to navigate future disruption, so you can stay agile in an environment of constant change. 

WatSPEED is here to help support your professional development and lifelong learning journey.


Technology programs and courses

Data Science Certificate Program
Data Science Certificate Program
 
Predictive Analytics for CPAs Certificate Program
 
 

Business, leadership, and project management programs and courses

Digital Transformation Certificate - 8 week program
Essentials of Supervision Certificate Program
 
Leadership certificate program
Advanced Leadership Certificate Program
 
Project Management Certificate Program
 

Health care 

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Primary Care Four–module course
Management of Oral Anticoagulation Therapy Primary Care Four–module course
 

Online skills training | In partnership with ed2go 

Looking for short professional development opportunities? These six-week online courses are great for professionals looking to obtain new skills or introductory knowledge in various topics.


Interested in bringing our existing programs to your organization?

We can provide a custom learning experience for large groups from any single organization.

 

The WatSPEED learning experience 

  • Experiential learning, including hands-on projects, digital simulations, real-world examples, case studies, group discussions, and peer learning. 

  • Multidisciplinary approach that incorporates business + technology + real-world examples + discipline-specific expertise 

  • Flexible learning through programs that are delivered online, through both live sessions and self-paced online learning, in-person, or a combination of both. 

  • World-class faculty members lead WatSPEED programs, integrating the latest research, technology, and innovation into our curriculum. 

  • Demonstrate your success with a WatSPEED Professional Certificate upon successful completion of a program.