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    • 04 Jun 2024
    • 10:00 AM

    In this topic, we will delve into the nature of research in the field of AI/ML (Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning) with a specific focus on its relevance to Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED). We'll explore the key aspects of AI/ML research, emphasizing how innovative developments and advancements in algorithms contribute to SR&ED eligibility, fostering a deeper understanding of the intersection between cutting-edge technology and research incentives.

    3 Key Takeaways

    • Understanding what the difference is between AI / ML
    • Understanding what type of research is happening
    • Knowledge of what sorts of work can be claimed for SR&ED

    Meet Your Presenter..

    Arun is an entrepreneur helping the private sector obtain government tax credits and grants for almost 20 years. As an engineering graduate from University of Waterloo, Arun was part of the dot com tech boom working for tech giant Trilogy in Austin, Texas before starting his first business. Today he is Director of Operations a national consulting business with offices in Mississauga, Calgary, Montreal and Vancouver.

    • 13 Jun 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Halifax Central Library : 5440 Spring Garden Road
    • 22

    The session focuses on understanding stress and its sources; how stress impacts our health; stress management techniques & tools; time management and setting healthy boundaries; and physical activity, nutrition and sleep hygiene and their effects on stress management.

    Key Takeaways 

    • How to manage stress in the workplace
    • The impact of time management
    • Linking overall health & wellness to stress reduction

    Meet your presenter...

    Melissa is a dual certified Health and Life Coach, specializing in a holistic approach to mindset shift, stress management, nutrition, and more. With a background in HR, Melissa understands the workplace dynamic and is able to effectively help teams cultivate new, healthy habits that can boost productivity, morale, employee engagement, and retention. She offers various interactive workshops for employees and leadership, as well as a 12-week leadership coaching program designed to reduce burnout and stress. The success of any company is only as good as its people, and those people need to be healthy in order to thrive.

    • 13 Jun 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • VOLTA: 1800 Argyle St Unit 801
    • 42

    Digital Skills for Women+ is hosting a mixer focused on transitioning into the tech industry, and we'd love for you to join us! 

    Transitioning into tech can feel challenging, but you don't have to go it alone. Our mixer will feature a panel of incredible women who've successfully made the leap into tech, along with a tech recruitment specialist who knows the ins and outs of breaking into the industry.

    This is an opportunity to hear inspiring stories, gain valuable insights, and network with like-minded individuals who are on a similar journey.

    • 18 Jun 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Did you know that the Government of Canada buys billions of dollars worth of goods and services each year? Would you be surprised to learn that many of these contracts are awarded to small businesses in Canada?

    Let us help you decide if selling to the Government of Canada is appropriate for you. Join us to dispel some myths about selling to government and find out:

    • Where to register as a supplier
    • Where to look for opportunities
    • Where to find additional sources of information

    3 Key Takeaways..

    • Does the Government Buy your product or service
    • How to find opportunities
    • How to register and become a supplier to the Federal Government

    Meet Your Presenter..

    Paul has been with PAC since September of 2021. With over 20 years in the Federal Government, he has held various positions with ACOA, Service Canada, and CRA. Paul is currently working on a Certificate of Business Continuity from NAIT, and holds a Business Degree from MSVU, and a Business Diploma from NSCC.

    • 24 Sep 2024
    • 22 Oct 2024
    • 9 sessions

    This comprehensive course on lead lifecycle covers key aspects of effective lead management and customer engagement. Starting with lead generation, participants learn strategies for lead enrichment, qualification, and understanding attribution models. The course delves into lead routing, conversion, and handling dead leads, emphasizing best practices throughout. Sales processes in B2B, B2C, and B2G contexts are explored, alongside opportunity stages, product and pricing structures, subscription and custom pricing models, and quote generation processes.

    Who should take this course?: This program is crucial for businesses seeking to enhance lead management and customer engagement.

    • 08 Oct 2024
    • 31 Oct 2024
    • 8 sessions

    Upon completion of the program, participants have confidence in understanding Scrum and how they can apply it directly in their organization. They will have practiced concepts related to Scrum in class,and reflected on their learnings during the course, sharing them in small teams in the class.

    Who can take this course?

    This course is intended for professionals who want to implement Scrum in their workplace. Individuals who have already begun Scrum implementation in their organization and who want to verify their knowledge would also benefit from this course. Scrum applies to any size and type of organization.

    • 14 Jan 2025
    • 20 Feb 2025
    • 12 sessions

    This program includes 24 hours total of training which includes twelve 2-hour online classes. Participants have email access to the facilitator during and after the program, so they may discuss any Agile topics in preparation for the exam.

    Includes training, workbook, exam preparation book, one year of PMI membership and the PMI-ACP exam fee. Participants are required to attend at least 90% of the total 24 hours to get credit for the educational hours as required by PMI for the certification.

    The program includes all materials, training and support required to pass the PMI-ACP exam. When a participant completes the training (as per the Course Outline), one year of PMI membership will be paid. When the participant successfully submits their PMI-ACP application to PMI, their PMI-ACP exam fees will be paid. The PMI-ACP exam application is required to be submitted within three months of the program end date.

    Who should take this course?:

    This course is intended for professionals who want to gain the PMI-ACP certification. PMI has designated requirements which individuals must meet to qualify to write the PMI-ACP exam.

    You must have:

    • A high school diploma,

    • 21 contact hours of training in Agile practices (which this program provides),

    • 12 months of general project experience within the last 5 years. If you currently have your PMP® or PgMP® this requirement is covered.

    • 8 months of Agile project experience within the last 3 years. (Have a look at projects that have been run in an iterative and incremental manner.)

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