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Upcoming Professional development Program:-
Novel offers free web-resources and Professional Development Refresher Crash Courses for Organizations and Individuals

The APEGS (Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of Saskatchewan) Bylaw changes that will make Continuous Professional Development (CPD) reporting requirements will be in effect January1, 2019. To support the APEGS members in meeting this CPD requirements, the following Free Professional Development Refresher Crash Courses for Organizations and Individuals where all the members can generate CPD credits by attending classes and completing various generic professional developments courses and certifications.

1. Quality & Continuous Improvement Associate - (CQIA) Certification
2. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB)Certification

1. Reliability Engineering (CRE) Certification
2. Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBB)Certification

All the candidates must apply for online certification exam at http://www.asq.org prior to the registration in the crash course. The pre-qualification for the Basic Courses is post secondary education with at least 3 years of experience in the related discipline and a College or University degree with at least 4 years of experience in the related field for the Advanced Courses.

Class room Training and Coaching schedule:-
i. Basic Courses - 8 weekend classes’ equivalent to 15 class room hours. (minimum 5 participants)
ii. Advanced Courses - 8 weekend classes’ equivalent to 24 class room hours. (minimum 3 participants)

• Fall- Nov.3, 2018
• Winter -Feb. 2, 2019
• Spring - April 6, 2019
• Summer -June 8, 2019

• Fall – Oct.30, 2018
• Winter –Jan.29, 2019
• Spring - April 2, 2019
• Summer -June 4, 2019

Target Audience:-
Professionals from Mining, Manufacturing, Construction, Processing, Healthcare, Agri-business, Services, Banking, Government, Engineering & Management consulting companies

Course Administration Fee:-
The Professional Development crash course administration fee is to cover the cost of registration, room charges, A/V, training, quizzes and printed material and overheads etc. The course admin fee for APEGS/SES/CIM/ASQ/PMI members is $10 per class hour and $15 per class hour for Non-members. Participants can request for a PD-Training Completion Certificate* to earn Professional development credits.

Course Training & Teaching Faculty:-
Rajeev Chadha, P.Eng. is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and ASQ- Fellow with over 20 years of diverse industrial and R&D experience in Mining-Manufacturing-Automotive-Hospitality–Chemicals and Biochemical Industry. Rajeev has trained and coached several young professionals** including managers from private, public and government sectors. His articles were published in various national and international journals/Magazines and he was awarded with UNDP fellowship, IIEEE medal and highly commendable paper award by Canadian Quality Congress. Rajeev is an active volunteer and member leader of APEGS, SES, ASQ since 2011 and his research interests include Industrial & business process Improvement, Risk and Reliability Engineering, Innovative Product –Process and System development, TQM/TPM and Strategic management.