Welcome to Develop@ARC!

Welcome to UCalgary Continuing Education, part of Develop@ARC!

At ARC, our people are our competitive advantage. It is the strength of our teams, our people, and our collective ambition to continue to learn and grow as professionals, that will drive us forward.

Employee training and education is part of ARC's commitment to learning and developing. Leading organizations like ARC recognize the significance of formal development programs to talent advancement, retention and engagement. We're excited to invite you to register for UCalgary Continuing Education, part of Develop@ARC — a new opportunity that brings employees together for formal, class-based training to support your next skill development opportunity. We are confident the courses we've selected will support our strong culture, skill development and our commitment to succession, progression and development.

Thank you for participating in Develop@ARC!

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Course information

  • All training courses will be held in-person at the UCalgary Downtown Campus (906 8th Avenue SW).
  • Registration is open year-round and you can sign up at any time.
  • We will be annually updating our offerings, including new dates and new course topics.
  • Class capacity is 25 ARC employees.
  • If a class is full, please join the waitlist. You will be notified if there is a cancellation and a spot becomes available.
  • You must register for a course at least 3 business days before the course start date. Available start dates can be found by visiting the course links below. If you are trying to enrol after the registration deadline, please email ARC's Learning and Development team.


Course # Title Days
COR 720 Effective Decision Making
Learn how to assess and confront problems and make timely decisions.
One Day
COR 721 Dealing with Difficult Conversations
Learn to handle difficult discussions with skill and confidence.
One Day
COR 722 Emotional Intelligence
Integrate intellectual and emotional intelligence to obtain positive results in personal and professional interactions.
One Day
COR 723 Influencing and Obtaining Results Without Authority
Uncover effective methods, strategies (and pitfalls) for influencing others, gaining commitment from others, and fostering collaboration.
Two Days
COR 724 Strategic Thinking: Skills for Professionals
Learn about strategic thinking concepts and how they can contribute to a successful organization.
Two Days
COR 725 Leading Yourself and Others Through Change
Find the best road to successful outcomes while minimizing the negative effects of change.
Two Days
COR 726 Giving and Receiving Feedback
Learn how to give and receive feedback and handle unexpected feedback.
One Day
COR 727 Financial Analysis and Planning for Non-Financial Managers
Obtain a basic understanding of accounting and the type of information presented in financial statements.
Two Days
COR 728 Time Management: Strategies for Leaders and Employees
Effective time management can help you succeed in the workplace with valuable time-saving strategies.
One Day
COR 729 Negotiation Skills
Learn about the power in the negotiating relationship, dealing with your stakeholders, and principles of creative negotiating.
One Day

Program Expectations

  • Show up on time to your training course and actively participate in discussion and with questions.
  • Actively listen to the members of your ARC cohort and their perspectives and experiences and bring forward your own.
  • Bring what you learn back to your workplace and engage with your leader about how you would like to incorporate your learnings.
    • Remember! The UCalgary training course you attend will be connected back to your individual development plan and/or your 7 Questions and More discussion.
  • If you are traveling to Calgary to attend a session, it is your responsibility to book your charter flight and accommodation.
    • Click here to book a flight on the ARC Charter.
    • Click here to book your room at the Westin Hotel that is located in downtown Calgary and within walking distance of the ARC Calgary office and the UCalgary Downtown Campus.

Withdrawal Policy

For the 2023/24 year, a notice of withdrawal must be submitted 3 business days before the start of your course to UCalgary Continuing Education via email at contedcorporate@ucalgary.ca.

How to sign up...

Add to cart

  1. Click the title of your desired course from the list above.
  2. Choose your section, and click the 'Add to Cart' button.
  3. In the pop-up window, click 'Checkout' to begin the registration process.

Complete the process

  1. If you do not have a pre-existing Destiny One account, enter your ARC email address under 'I am a new Destiny One user' and click 'Continue'. If you have an account, enter your login credentials under 'I have a Destiny One account already'.
  2. Enter your profile information. This information is required in order to create your academic record and register you in the course.
  3. Confirm your course details, and complete the transaction process.
  4. Immediately after your transaction, you will receive a confirmation email.
  5. Within two business days, you will receive email instructions for creating an account password.

Your account

Your Destiny One account will allow you to see your course schedule and access learning materials on Desire2Learn (D2L), and more.

After you sign up

At least three business days before the start date, your instructor will send a welcome email to all participants. This email will contain information about course access through D2L and course expectations.

Useful resources

  • Info for Continuing Education Students
  • Online Learning Resources


Our Student Services team will be happy to assist.

Again, welcome, and we look forward to supporting you throughout your program! If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out.

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