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Posted Monday, July 25, 2016

Enviro_Testimonial_2Climate change and environmental protection are relevant and meaningful issues today. We have come to face many environmental challenges including preserving biodiversity, accounting for the real costs of continued environmental degradation, and recognizing our fundamental moral and ethical responsibilities as they relate to our place in the natural world.
At the University of Guelph, Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd) provides opportunities for gaining an understanding...

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Posted Monday, July 18, 2016

Leadership_ArticleSuccessful companies and organizations commonly have a well-defined vision and mission, achievable goals, the ability to raise capital, and strong teams. Fundamental to these organizations is effective leadership that forms the backbone of those strong teams. Leaders and leadership styles are increasingly playing a significant role not just in formulating strategies and plans but also in inspiring, motivating and guiding teamwork.  
With the increasing complexity of doing...

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Posted Thursday, July 14, 2016

Lucy_TestimonialGreat leadership is about finding the right people to build and strengthen an organization. In today’s dynamic business environment, effective human resources (HR) management is the driving force behind success. Recognizing the contributions of people and their unique value is fundamental to building a great business.
At Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd), the Diploma in Human Resources Management program has been developed to offer participants the opportunity...

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Posted Friday, July 08, 2016

sharatries2Employee engagement and performance management are the essential drivers to organizational success. Known for its engaging continuing education offerings—including non-degree certificates, diplomas, workshops, conferences, and customized programs—Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd) at the University of Guelph has taken the lead on an original leadership development program.
Launched in the fall of 2012, the Certificate in Coaching for Leadership program...

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Posted Thursday, July 07, 2016

rachel3webOpen Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd) is pleased to announce that Rachel Ackford has won the Graduate Student Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Grant . Rachel is a Master of Public Health (MPH) candidate in the Department of Population Medicine at the University of Guelph. The grant will support Rachel’s research on the evaluation of knowledge transfer and community-engaged learning―within a public health organization during the Public Health Practicum...
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