Canada-Ontario Job Grant Available for Programs at DeGroote School of Business










Due to the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement Ontario and the federal government signed on March 24, 2014, employers can invest in their workforces. The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) provides direct financial support to employers who want to deliver short-term training to existing and new employees, and will:

* Provide up to CAD 10,000 (10,000 Canadian dollars) in government support per person for training costs

* Require employers to contribute one-third of the total costs (there is flexibility for small businesses to provide an in-kind contribution to their share of the costs)

* Require training to be delivered by an eligible third-party trainer

DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University offers programs eligible for the COJG:

* Disney’s Approach to Employee Engagement (one day, CAD 695 + HST [Harmonized Sales Tax]) – Focuses on how to intentionally design processes that reinforce the desired culture, through employee selection, training, and engagement as well as high-quality communication and genuine care

* Digital Innovation and Leadership (choose one to three 2-day programs, CAD 1,695 – CAD 4,322.25) – Available programs include Leveraging Information Systems for Strategic Success; Establishing an Innovation Culture; Data Security, Privacy and Cloud Computing in Mission Critical Systems: Lessons from Healthcare; Strategic Trends in Data Analytics: What Comes Next?; Talent Management: Data Analytics and HRM; and Evidence Based Pricing for Profit.

* Executive Management Program (choose one to five 1-day programs) – Available programs include Best Practices in Strategy Execution: Method + Mindset; Coaching Skills for Leaders; Creative and Innovative Problem Solving – an Introduction to Design Thinking; Developing a Thriving Workplace Culture; Emotional Intelligence for Leaders; Fundamentals of Finance for Decision Making; High Impact Strategic Planning; Influence & Leadership Presence; Motivating for Results; Performance Management; The Human Side of Organizational Change; The Mindful Leader; and V.I.P Leadership.

For additional information on DeGroote School of Business programs, visit their Web site.

For more information on the Canada-Ontario Job Grant, visit them online.

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