Program Description

The Graduate Certificate in Workplace Innovation is designed for professionals in an organizational capacity who have the recognized business need to drive creativity and innovation and those who have a desire to become a consultant that leads innovation initiatives with, and for, organizations.

In this program, you can expect to investigate strategies and tools required to innovate and lead both strategic and cultural change in existing organizations. Over the duration of the program, you will explore creativity, risk-taking, modeling, and feedback, while discovering the students’ own creativity, and their capacity to encourage creativity in others.

The program will also examine collaborative approaches to the creative processes, decision making, and conflict resolution while establishing the connections between innovation and organizational strategy development.

Delivery Model

The Graduate Certificate in Workplace Innovation program is a completely online program. This unique structure provides working professionals with an opportunity to benefit from the synergy of an engaging, participatory online learning experience while still meeting professional and personal responsibilities.

Online Learning

The Graduate Certificate in Workplace Innovation program is delivered through the Moodle learning platform. There are deadlines for assignments; however, students work through the requirements of the course at their own pace. A number of different information delivery methods are used, including textbooks, articles, case studies, interactive learning and "chat" bulletin boards for corresponding with your team members, who may be on the other side of the country.
Each 9-week online course requires a level of effort of approximately 15-20 hours per week. During the first course, the amount of time required may be higher as students familiarize themselves with our online learning platform.

Transfer Credits

You may choose to complete this program as a specialization option and apply the credits earned towards our MBA in Executive ManagementMaster of Global Management (MGM) programs. 

If you have already completed this program, you can transfer all credits towards Royal Roads MBAMGMMA in Tourism Management, and MA in Interdisciplinary Studies programs. The tuition will be adjusted accordingly.

Connect with our Enrolment Advisors to talk about how you can use the credits you have earned towards your Master's program at Royal Roads.