Masters Certificate in Workplace Performance and Learning

Fire Up Your Performance and Learning Career

Kick off your career in performance and learning, or gain the skills, strategies and know-how to strive for higher positions. Offered in partnership with the Institute for Performance Learning (I4PL), this Masters Certificate program provides up-to-date trends, comprehensive overviews and training on need-to-know industry topics. Learn where the performance and learning industry is at, where it’s going, and how to succeed in it.

Masters Certificate in Workplace Performance and Learning

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Fees: $5,000
Length: 17 three-hour sessions over 3 months
Next Session: September 10, 2024 to
November 28, 2024
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Embark On Your Workplace Performance and Learning
Journey Prepared With Trends, Comprehensive Overviews, and Hands-on Training

With demands for online education, corporate training and skill development spreading across industries, performance and learning competency skills are racing from “nice to know” to “need to know.”

Get ahead and equip yourself with the skills and knowledge to assess performance gaps, create effective and engaging learning experiences, facilitate those experiences and effectively partner with clients. This program is ideal for learning professionals currently in or aspiring for positions such as instructional design, e-learning design, learning and development, digital learning design, learning facilitation or people who manage learning and development teams.

Practice and perfect industry-specific tasks such as needs assessments, content creation, storyboarding and prototyping, assessments, data analysis, facilitating live or virtual learning events and building partnerships with clients. Gain mastery over vital performance and learning skills: technology proficiency, project management, communication and collaboration, adaptability, problem-solving, and marketing. 

Walk out of this program prepared to level up your performance and learning career.

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Supplement In-Class Instruction

To supplement in-class instruction, participants will apply program learnings and insights to coursework and readings outside the classroom.

DISCLAIMER: Schulich ExecEd requires a non-refundable deposit from all students as part of the enrolment process. Domestic students are required to submit a $1,000 deposit, while international students are required to submit a 50% deposit. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our advisors for assistance.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Fostering Talent
Project Management
Relationship Management
Instructional Design

6 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This Masters Certificate program packs performance learning competencies in just 12 days of study over 4 months.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Get recognized as an expert in performance learning with highly respected techniques and a micro-credential from Canada’s #1 business school.

Learn From The Pros

Train with top-rated Schulich ExecEd and I4PL instructors who are consistently ranked among the world’s best. This unique program is the only one of its kind, with courses based on the Competencies for Performance and Learning Professionals from Canada's professional association I4PL.

Tackle Exciting Challenges

Learn how to facilitate learning and relationships and create learning experiences by collaborating with like-minded peers.

Build A Meaningful Network

Connect with and learn from peers across a wide range of sectors, industries and professions.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit

Aspiring Leaders

This program is ideal for individuals with 0-2 years of work experience, providing need-to-know strategies and information about the industry and a guide to moving forward in their careers. Ignite a career in professions such as instructional design, e-learning design, learning and development, digital learning design, and learning facilitation.

Mid-Career Leaders

Managers or mid-level learning practitioners such as instructional designers, e-learning designers, learning and development specialists, digital learning designers, and facilitators can finetune their skills or fill in knowledge gaps to move up the ladder to more senior positions.

Program Overview

  • Sep 10 (Tue), Sep 12 (Thu), Sep 17 (Tue), Sep 19 (Thu), 2024, 1PM to 4PM

    Delve into case-based performance needs assessment, learning about how to identify performance gaps and the outcomes crucial for closing them. Explore key evaluation topics, including the purpose of evaluating learning, utilization of key performance indicators, and the execution of level 3 and level 4 evaluations.


    Equip yourself to navigate potential risks tied to assumptions in performance needs assessment, employ effective questioning techniques, and discern non-training-related causes of performance gaps.

  • Oct 1 (Tue), Oct 3 (Thu), Oct 8 (Tue), Oct 10 (Thu), Oct 17 (Thu), 2024, 1PM to 4PM

    Embark on a transformative learning journey with a step-by-step process for crafting performance-based learning experiences that are rooted in instructional design principles. Gain proficiency in designing diverse learning formats, including e-learning, e-classroom, and traditional classroom settings.


    Dive into the realm of emerging technologies such as AR/VR/XR to enhance your designs, master the art of creating job aids and structured workplace learning, and glean insights from real-world case studies and a design project of your choice.

  • Nov 5 (Tue), Nov 7 (Thu), Nov 12 (Tue), Nov 14 (Thu), 2024, 1PM to 4PM

    Explore key topics like the mandate of a skilled facilitator, engaging learners, and overcoming typical classroom challenges. Designed for both online and face-to-face settings, learn best practices, planning strategies, and tools for fostering engagement in virtual and in-person sessions.


    Acquire conflict management skills for the virtual classroom, ensuring you’re well-equipped to excel in diverse training scenarios.

  • Nov 19 (Tue), Nov 21 (Thu), Nov 26 (Tue), Nov 28 (Thu), 2024, 1PM to 4PM

    Perfect the art of client partnerships by establishing credibility, building sustainable relationships, and honing essential project management skills for on-time and budget-friendly delivery. Develop strategies for confidently entering new client partnerships, implement actions to nurture enduring relationships, and enhance existing connections.


    Apply effective partnership principles to engage both sponsors and learners and put your skills to the test in a detailed case study.

  • Fall 2024 Dates Time
    Assessing Performance Needs + Evaluation 9/10/2024 - 9/19/2024 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Designing Learning Experience 10/1/2024 - 10/17/2024 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Facilitating Learning 11/5/2024 - 11/14/2024 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Partnering With Clients 11/19/2024 - 11/28/2024 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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What You Get

After completing the Masters Certificate in Workplace Performance and Learning, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Masters Certificate

Awarded when a series of more extensive programs are completed and a greater skill set achieved.

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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