In the world of technology, the only constant is change. Whether you work in the public or private sector, staying on top of the latest developments in technology is essential. Information technology professionals must regularly update their skills and knowledge base, not just by reading industry periodicals and joining professional organizations, but also by taking technology courses throughout their career.
Courses in various aspects of technology can be found at educational institutions all over the world, so students have the choice of studying in their home country or pursuing an international study experience. Many courses are presented online, while others are hosted in a classroom. Some courses lead to a certificate at their completion, which can give you an advantage when looking for a job; other short courses are designed to simply bring students up to date on a particular technology topic. Depending on the nature of the course, they can be as short as a couple of days, or even as long as months.
Whether you are just starting out in your career, or are seeking advancement, taking technology courses can give you the competitive edge you need to achieve your goals. Keeping up with recent developments in software, operating systems, networking, and hardware is simple when you have the right education. Scroll through the options below and choose the technology course that works for you!
A two day workshop covering the principles and practices in lighting a small theatre production including rigging and focusing theatre lanterns, the use of special effects, programming the operating desk and the operation of follow spots. [+]
The Manufacturing Technology degree option provides the student with a broad background in the areas of machining, drafting and fluid systems in order to prepare them for entry-level positions as machine operators, machine maintenance personnel and quality control personnel. The Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree option prepares students for entry-level engineering technician positions in manufacturing. [+]
Are you mechanically inclined? Instrumentation Technicians commission, install, calibrate, maintain and repair complex measurement and control systems used in a variety of process control applications. [+]
In response to the continued growth in the computer industry, Confederation College offers the two-year, OACETT/CTAB accredited Electronics Engineering Technician program. [+]
Information Security Management is a graduate program designed to provide students with a holistic approach to information systems security as it applies to business. [+]
Course Introduction to Agile provides a comprehensive introduction to the world of agile methods of product management or project. The goal is to learn an alternative way to manage products or projects that try to focus on the interaction between people to make the most of the teams, thereby obtaining the best possible results. [+]
Sustainable success of any business initiative involves changes. Managing these changes is a key leadership competency for any manager. [+]
The courses listed below generally meet requirements for the first and second years of study toward completion of a four-year engineering program, but may not constitute a complete two-year program leading to junior standing. [+]
Foundation in Electrical Power Engineering [+]
Foundation in Electrical and Electronic Engineering [+]
Instrumentation technicians commission, install, calibrate, maintain and repair complex measurement and control systems used in a variety of process control applications. [+]
Develop skills in computing and you’ll be employable the world over. This industry sector continues to grow, and our degree courses equip you with the skills employers require for their workforce. [+]
The Space Studies Program (SSP) is an intense nine-week course for postgraduate students and professionals of all disciplines. [+]
ISU Space Studies Program
The Space Studies Program (SSP) is an intense nine-week course for postgraduate students and professionals of all disciplines. The curriculum covers the principal space related fields, both non-technical and technical and ranges from policy and law, business and management and humanities to life sciences, engineering, physical sciences and space applications. The shared experience of an international, interactive working environment is an ideal networking forum leading to the creation of an extensive, international, multidisciplinary professional network.
Each year the SSP convenes in a different location around the world. Moving to a new city and country adds an exciting dynamic as well as new resources and expertise to the program. The SSP curriculum includes:... [-]
The Executive Space Course, taught in English, provides an overview of space and of space-related subjects for professionals of diverse backgrounds, including marketing, finance, law, and contracts management. [+]
Executive Space Course
The Executive Space Course, taught in English, provides an overview of space and of space-related subjects for professionals of diverse backgrounds, including marketing, finance, law, and contracts management. Providing them with a better understanding of space technology and business, professionals leave with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to communicate more effectively with their technical colleagues. The course also provides its participants with exposure to a unique interdisciplinary, international and intercultural learning environment.
The ISU faculty constitutes an international group of space experts joined by visiting lecturers from industry, space, academic and research organizations. The Faculty is specialized in integrating the technical and non-technical aspects of the space field, into clear, complete interdisciplinary programs for students with a range of professional and educational backgrounds.... [-]
The Interaction and Technology module will develop the competencies and skills needed to deal with the diversity and complexity of existing technological systems, with a particular [+]
Course - Interaction & Technology
(To be opened in Sep. 2015)
The Interaction and Technology module will develop the competencies and skills needed to deal with the diversity and complexity of existing technological systems, with a particular emphasis placed on interaction with the user and his own environment. This guarantees the acquisition of critical knowledge about tools and techniques to support this type of process, always present in technological/artistic and multimedia developments. These systems have in common the need for one to acquire knowledge of issues such as high-level programming, computer vision, robotics and their application to interaction, sensors, peripherals, haptic type systems, as well as the user’s general interaction with the environment.... [-]