Project Description

Next Level Skills Programs

Since 2015, Digital Nova Scotia has been proud to bring its members free* training opportunities with the assistance of Nova Scotia’s Workplace Innovation and Productivity Skills Incentive (WIPSI). These programs are focused on improving Nova Scotian productivity, profitability, innovation, technology, machinery, equipment and increasing inter-provincial and international competitiveness while fostering workplace diversity.

This year, we are proud to host 8 unique programs facilitated by leading experts in the Tech Sector. These programs are valued at over $15,000 and eligible members are able to receive a discount of up to 100% of the program cost. Space in these programs is limited so we encourage all interested companies to apply as soon as possible.

*See Funding Options for more details.

Requirements

To apply your organization must

If your business is not yet generating revenue from commercial activity, you may be eligible for funding if you are in an LAE identified priority sector (See Section 4.2)

Funding Options

Employees must be receiving full-time compensation while in training to be eligible for WIPSI funding. This may include employees who are full-time seasonal.

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2021 Programs

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner
April 14 – June 16

Hosted by Brenda Fay, BrenDaniel Productions

Agile is the upcoming and current way of product and project delivery. According to PMI’s Pulse of the Profession 2018, 46% of surveyed organizations have used an Agile or hybrid Agile approach over the last 12 months. Knowing how to be Agile and proving your knowledge is critical to success in the future.

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Strategic Foresight for Emerging Technologies

Strategic Foresight
May 18 – May 27

Hosted by Ramy Nassar, 1000 Days Out

An interactive introduction to strategic foresight, this training program will introduce the practice as it relates to emerging technology. As organizations are investing in and adopting new ideas, understanding how market, technological and organizational forces can impact future needs is vitally important.

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Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services
June 1 – July 13

Hosted by William Pispico, Proposify

With the advance of technology and the need for businesses to adapt quickly to changing market conditions, cloud computing is one of the most in-demand skills for IT professionals. Businesses that embrace and adopt cloud platforms such as AWS can respond to change faster and more efficiently.

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React Bootcamp

React Bootcamp
Sept 8 – Sept 23

Hosted by Rob Myers, Collegio

Master leading-edge skills in web development with a React Bootcamp designed for developers by developers. Combining theory and application, participants will gain the core knowledge required to understand the React framework and begin building and testing their own robust web apps in React.

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AI and the Future of Work

AI and the Future of Work
Sept 28 – Oct 7

Hosted by Ramy Nassar, 1000 Days Out

This highly interactive and engaging online workshop series will introduce participants to how AI, machine learning and system automation are changing the workforce and hiring landscapes. The session will go beyond theory, helping participants build a robust toolkit that will help influence organizational strategies.

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Business Analytics

Business Analytics
Oct 6 – Nov 10

Hosted by Kevin D’Aguiar, Matters of Data

This online program empowers teams and individuals to unlock the power of data to drive their business objectives. No matter where their data maturity lies, the program will enhance their perspective of data by including a well-rounded, yet detailed, overview of data strategy.

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Cybersecurity Essentials

Cybersecurity Essentials
Nov 2 – Dec 14

Hosted by Securicy Data Solutions Inc.

Empower your organization’s managers or executives, regardless of technical skills, to implement and manage an internal cybersecurity program at their own company. This program will enable them to safeguard themselves and their customers from the leading causes of cyberattacks and data breaches.

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Scrum Workshop

Scrum Workshop
Jan 5 – Feb 23, 2022

Hosted by BrenDaniel Productions

This course will teach participants how to use Scrum for a project and product delivery, which will improve an organization’s customer satisfaction, product delivery and team morale. With Scrum, teams can respond quickly to changes without hassles in traditional project change management

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How To Apply

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Email us at programs@digitalnovascotia.com