2023 Learning and Development Catalogue
Civic Governance and Innovation Certificate Program Designed for employees of municipal and regional governments in BC, the 18-credit Civic Governance and Innovation (CGI) certificate program offered by the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), consists of six courses that examine dimensions of political culture, innovation, and best practices in local governance. The courses are taught by sector leaders and innovators and use case study analysis and applied projects to analyze how local governments can pursue innovation and risk-taking. The Civic Governance and Innovation certificate is 16-month in duration and is completed in a part-time capacity. Multiple course sections are offered throughout the year and scheduled during evenings and weekends to accommodate working professionals.
Courageous Questioning in Crucial Conversations Courageous questioning connects, engages, strengthens, and deepens our interactions. A bold, curious and well-timed question is the cornerstone to building stronger relationships and shifting from confrontation to collaboration.
Learning objective include:
• Defining the terms “Question” and “Answer”
• Understanding what effective questioning requires and why • Asking the right question at the right time for the right reason
• Applying four key questioning techniques
• Integrating key ingredients into a questioning approach to maximize honest and productive responses while reducing tension
• Recognizing bad habits and common questioning traps.
• Registration is open to a maximum of 15 participants Term Dates
• Registration is open to a maximum of 50 participants • Course is offered virtually
CIVI 202 & 302
May–June 2024 CIVI 311
COURSE RUNS ON: APRIL 3, 2023
8:30 am – 12:30 pm
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2023
• Participants must meet the Entry-level English language proficiency requirement. See the UFV English language proficiency requirement section of their calendar
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 4, 2023
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