Growing Competitiveness - Next Generation

21000 Skill Development

Growing Competitiveness supports these training events and courses to help advance skills and knowledge. Check back regularly as this list is updated frequently. To verify events and courses not listed here, contact your local Manitoba Agriculture GO Office or complete a request form (DOC 83 KB).


Post Secondary - 21003

Financial Management

Skill Area Name of Training Event Ongoing or One Time Training Provider Course Number
Accounting Accounting for Managers Ongoing Athabasca University ACCT 250
Accounting Advanced Financial Accounting Ongoing Athabasca University ACCT 451
Accounting Advanced Management Accounting Ongoing CGA Association of Manitoba
Accounting Ag Expert Analyst Advanced Ongoing ACC-1 or 2 day
Accounting Ag Expert Analyst Introductory Course Ongoing ACC-1 or 2 day
Accounting Corporate Governance and Accountability Ongoing Athabasca University ACCT 390
Accounting Cost Accounting Ongoing University of Manitoba ACC 3040
Accounting Financial Accounting Theory Ongoing Athabasca University ACCT 453
Accounting Intermediate Financial Accounting I Ongoing Athabasca University ACCT 351
Accounting Intermediate Financial Accounting II Ongoing Athabasca University ACCT 352
Accounting Math 1200 Elements of Discrete Mathematics Ongoing University of Manitoba
Accounting Payroll Administration Ongoing ACC
Accounting Pro bookkepper Ongoing Robertson College
Accounting Quickbooks Level 1 Ongoing ACC
Accounting Quickbooks Level 2 Ongoing ACC
Agribusiness Strategic and Competitive Analysis Ongoing Athabasca University ACCT 356
Agribusiness Succession & Estate Planning Ongoing University of Manitoba
Financial Management Finance 234 Ongoing Athabasca University
Off Farm Investments Credit Spreads Ongoing OptionsANIMAL online training
Off Farm Investments Debit Spreads Ongoing OptionsANIMAL online training
Off Farm Investments Due Diligence Ongoing OptionsANIMAL online training
Off Farm Investments Hedged Trades Ongoing OptionsANIMAL online training
Off Farm Investments Options Instruments Ongoing OptionsANIMAL online training
Off Farm Investments Trade Adjustments Ongoing OptionsANIMAL online training
Off Farm Investments Trade Application Ongoing OptionsANIMAL online training
Tax Taxation Accounting Ongoing University of Manitoba ACC 3050
Tax Taxation I Ongoing Athabasca University TAXX 301
Tax Taxation II Ongoing Athabasca University TAXX 401

Management

Skill Area Name of Training Event Ongoing or One Time Training Provider Course Number
Agribusiness Business Policy Ongoing Brandon University
Agribusiness Entr 3100 - Small Business Management Ongoing University of Manitoba
Agribusiness Management Ongoing Brandon University BU 16:292
Agribusiness Management 4090: Management Policy and Strategy Ongoing University of Manitoba
Agribusiness Management Information Systems Ongoing CGA Association of MB
Agribusiness Marketing Management Ongoing Brandon University
Agribusiness Farm Safe Plan for Producers Ongoing University of Manitoba
Communication Skills Intro to Organizational Behavior Ongoing Brandon University
Conflict Skills Decision Analysis Ongoing ACCT454
Conflict Skills Group Communication Ongoing Athabasca University COMM277
Human Resources Organization and staff development Ongoing University of Manitoba
Production Agri 1510 Production, Distribution and Utilization of Agricultural Products Ongoing University of Manitoba

Marketing

Skill Area Name of Training Event Ongoing or One Time Training Provider Course Number
Marketing Business Marketing Management Ongoing Brandon University
Marketing International Marketing Ongoing University of Manitoba
Marketing Communication Skills Agri 2030 Technical Communications Ongoing University of Manitoba

Risk Management

Skill Area Name of Training Event Ongoing or One Time Training Provider Course Number
Risk Management Services Marketing Ongoing Red River College MRKT1110
Risk Management Supply Chain Logistics Ongoing University of Manitoba

Succession Planning

Skill Area Name of Training Event Ongoing or One Time Training Provider Course Number
Succession Planning Advanced Managing Risk Course Ongoing FLC on-line Workshops

 

 

Succession Planning Envr 2000 Environmental Science 2 - Issues Ongoing University of Manitoba

 

 

Succession Planning Module 4: Succession Planning
Online (via Articulate)
Ongoing The Canadian Farm Learning Centre in partnership with The Retiring Farmer
Succession Planning Get Farm Transition Unstuck: Tools to Move Your Farm Forward (Online) Ongoing Elaine Froese; Dr. Megan McKenzie

Upgrading

Skill Area Name of Training Event Ongoing or One Time Training Provider Course Number
Upgrading Computer Hardware Basics Ongoing Red River College COMP 1061

Technology

Skill Area Name of Training Event Ongoing or One Time Training Provider Course Number
Database Access Ongoing Red River College 1182
Database Excel - Advanced Ongoing Red River College 2050
Database Excel - Intermediate Ongoing Red River College
Database Excel - Introduction Ongoing Red River College
Marketing Bio 222 Precision Agriculture Concepts & Applications Ongoing University of Manitoba

Workshops or Seminars - 21004

Financial Management

Skill Area Name of Training Event Ongoing or One Time Training Provider Approved Materials
Accounting Quickbooks Ongoing Various

Software*

Accounting AgExpert Analyst/Mobile Ongoing Various

Software*

Agribusiness Understanding Farm Financial Management Ongoing Agri-Trend

Agribusiness

The Salatin Semester (Homestudy)
 
Ongoing Joel & Daniel Salatin N/A
Accounting/
Agribusiness/
Production
Ag Expert Analyst Ongoing Farm Credit Canada Software*
Accounting/
Agribusiness/
Production
Field Manager PRO Ongoing Farm Credit Canada Software*
Accounting/
Agribusiness/
Production
Field Manager PRO 360 Ongoing Farm Credit Canada Software*
Financial Management How Much Can You Afford to Pay for Land? Ongoing Backswath Management Inc.
Financial Management Investing in Machinery and Equipment
Brandon
Nov. 27-28, 2017 or
Winnipeg
Nov. 29-30, 2017
Agri-Food Management Excellence (AME)
Financial Management  Ranching for Profit Ongoing Ranch Management Consultants
 *Installation and initial setup could be requested under the Professional Consulting Services Activity Category - Financial Management Plan (Practice Code 20004)

Management

Skill Area Name of Training Event Ongoing or One Time Training Provider
Accounting AgExpert Analyst, Advanced Level Mgmt Tools, Budgets, Operational Benchmarking and Cash Flows
Getting More from AgExpert Analyst

Ongoing

Approved Materials: Training Guide

Catharine Gijsbers
Accounting

AgExpert Analyst, Advanced Level
AgriStability & Inventory Mgmt
Year End

Ongoing

Approved Materials: Training Guide

Catharine Gijsbers
Accounting AgExpert Analyst, Advanced Level
Accounts Payable and Receivable and Bank Reconciliation
Ongoing

Approved Materials: Training Guide
Catharine Gijsbers
Accounting AgExpert Analyst, Advanced Level
Payroll
Ongoing

Approved Materials: Training Guide
Catharine Gijsbers
Agribusiness Canadian Food and Agri-Business Mgmt Excellence Ongoing Agri-Business Management Excellence
Agribusiness Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management Ongoing Agri-Food Management Excellence

Agribusiness

Holistic Management - Whole Farm/Ranch Planning Ongoing HMI
Agribusiness The Executive Program for Agricultural Producers (TEPAP) 

Unit I: Ongoing
Eligible costs are registration costs and course materials

Texas A&M University, Department of Agricultural Economics
Agribusiness The Executive Program for Agricultural Producers (TEPAP) 

Unit II: Ongoing
Eligible costs are registration costs and course materials

Texas A&M University Department of Agricultural Economics
Agribusiness Module 1: Understanding Farm Structures
Online (via Articulate)
Ongoing The Canadian Farm Learning Centre in partnership with the Retiring Farmer
Agribusiness Advancing Women in Agriculture October 29, 30, 31, 2017 Iris Meck
Agribusiness Production Year Round Grazing Systems Ongoing Greener Pastures Ranching Ltd.

Communication Skills/Marketing/ Production/Resources

Direct Farm Marketing Conference March 10-11, 2017 Various Speakers
Financial Management

Module 2: Farm Financial Planning
Online (via Articulate)

Ongoing The Canadian Farm Learning Centre in partnership with the Retiring Farmer
Financial Management

Module 3: Farm Financial Analysis Workbook
Online (via Articulate)

Ongoing The Canadian Farm Learning Centre in partnership with the Retiring Farmer
Management Agricultural Excellence Conference 2017, Ottawa, ON Nov. 21-23, 2017 Farm Management Canada
Management Profitable Urban Farming Ongoing Curtis Stone and Luke Callahan, Profitable Urban Farming

Marketing/Production

Western Canadian Holistic Management Conference February 18-19, 2017 Holistic Management Canada
Production Crop Connect Conference
Feb. 10-11, 2016
Winnipeg, Manitoba
One time Multiple commodity groups
Production Farmscale Permaculture Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 2016 Various Instructors
Production Ian Mitchell-Innes Workshop July 11-13, 2016 Ian Mitchell-Innes
Production Permaculture Design
April 16-30, 2016 or
Sept. 16 - Oct. 1, 2016
Invermere, B.C.
One time

Approved Materials: TBD
Verge Permaculture
Production Soil Fertility Workshop Ongoing Manitoba Agriculture
Production Stockmanship & Marketing School
June 2016
Wawota, Saskatchewan
One time Tina Williams and Richard McConnell
Production/Risk Management Three Day Ranching & Regenerative Grazing Course Ongoing Johann Zietsmann
Succession Planning Bridging the Gap: Succession & Transition Planning Workshop for Farm Families February 17, 2017 Farm Management Canada

 

Marketing

Skill Area Name of Training Event Ongoing or One Time Training Provider Approved Materials
HedgeLink - Elements of Charting Ongoing Farm Link Solutions Video/CD
Hedgelink - Through Farm link Solutions Ongoing Farm Link Solutions Video/CD

Agribusiness

 

Social Media Success Summitt Ongoing Social Media Examiner
Agribusiness/
Communication Skills
Together We Can - Manage-Market-Move Ongoing Ag Exchange Group Inc.

 

Updated August 28, 2017