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Corporate Training Specialization (Stacked Micro-credential)

Micro-credential (stacked)

Micro-credential (stacked)

Program Description

The Corporate Training Specialization stacked micro-credential program prepares students with relevant business experience to become learning generalists that support organizations with training initiatives to optimize workforce performance.

Graduates will have the skills to work effectively with stakeholders, analyze the training needs of business units, design impactful learning solutions, build strategies to maximize the transfer of learning in the workplace, and evaluate the impact of learning on business performance. Emphasis will be on developing strategies and utilizing techniques to support employee engagement and retention. With increased levels of satisfaction, employees will be vital contributors to their organization’s success.

This Corporate Training Specialization stacked micro-credential program is comprised of five individual competency-based micro-credentials. While PPL recommends the sequence of instruction as noted in the program of study, learners may choose to take the courses in any order, or may choose to take selected individual micro-credentials without working towards the stacked program. Graduates obtain a digital badge after completing each of the five micro-credentials and then an overall Corporate Training Specialization stacked micro-credential badge attesting to the successful completion of all five individual micro-credentials.

A digital badge will be awarded upon successful completion of this Micro-credential. After successful completion of all courses in the Program of Study you must notify us via email at Once verified, a digital badge will be issued to you.

Micro-credential Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) including Grade 12 English (C or U) and Grade 12 Math (C, M or U)
    Grade 12 equivalency certificate achieved through College academic upgrading
    Mature Student Status (19 years of age or older) with Grade 12 English (C or U) and Grade 12 Math (C, M or U)

  • You must maintain an overall average of 60% or a GPA of 2.0 in order to graduate
  • A minimum of 25% of courses must be completed through Durham College.

Program Of Study

Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.

Click to access the Program of Study for the current academic year.

Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Professional and Part-Time Learning office at or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be equipped to:

  • Design, develop, and support the implementation of appropriate learning solutions to meet defined business goals, promote sustained learning, and evaluate the impact of that learning on performance results.

Program Related Questions? Call 905.721.3052

If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.

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