Training Courses

Explore our training course offerings available to all Laurier undergraduate and graduate students.
For questions about course offering specifics, please contact us.

Bloomberg: Introduction to Equity Research

This module provides an introduction to navigating Bloomberg with a focus on key functions and screens that are used in everyday equity research.

$40
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Bloomberg for Investment Banking

This module provides fundamental functions for Investment Banking with a focus on M&A and IPOs.

$40
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Bloomberg: Introduction to Fixed Income Analysis

This module provides an introduction to using Bloomberg for fixed income with key functions and screens for corporate and sovereign (country) debt.

$40
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Bloomberg: Options, Futures, and Derivatives

This module provides an introduction to options (calls/puts), futures, and derivatives and the fundamental Bloomberg screens to help implement different strategies.

$40
FULL COURSE
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Bloomberg: Intro to Financial Modelling

This module provides an introduction to options (calls/puts), futures, and derivatives and the fundamental Bloomberg screens to help implement different strategies.

$40
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Bloomberg: Intro to Bloomberg

This module provides an introduction to options (calls/puts), futures, and derivatives and the fundamental Bloomberg screens to help implement different strategies.

$40
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Bloomberg: Intro to CapIQ

This module provides an introduction to options (calls/puts), futures, and derivatives and the fundamental Bloomberg screens to help implement different strategies.

$40
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Bloomberg: Investment Strategies

This module provides an introduction to options (calls/puts), futures, and derivatives and the fundamental Bloomberg screens to help implement different strategies.

$40
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Microsoft: Excel 1

In this module you will be introduced to basic Excel tools leading to advanced calculation and data manipulation. Application tools for formula analysis, What-If Analysis and Excel Models build up. Data Manipulation through vlookup statements, linking Excel workbooks and discovering developer tab.

$30
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Microsoft: Excel 2

In this module you will explore the tools for analyzing data through graphs, creation of interactive graphing tables, and interactive spreadsheets. Application of Nested If Statements, formulas with multiple conditions, filtering and grouping data, and data visual formatting. Recommended to take Excel 1 prior to taking Excel 2.

$30
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Microsoft: Excel Crash Course

This five-hour class introduces students to the basic and advanced functions and formulas using excel calculations while working with workbooks and formatting. Covers material in all Excel classes. This course will also prepare you to take the Microsoft Excel Certiport Certification.

$60
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Microsoft: Intro to Access

This course will teach you how to create a database from ground up, then building tables, creating queries, form, and reports for the data.

$30
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Microsoft: Intro to Word

This course will teach you about creating and delivering professional documents, linking external sources to document, customizing printing properties, developing a mail merge and form database, as well as other advanced techniques that will optimize your Word experience.

$30
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Microsoft: Intro to PowerPoint

The Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint course will allow you to create creative and professional presentation, customer slideshows with advance transitioning skills, a more efficient approach when utilizing PowerPoint.

$30
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Microsoft: Certiport Certification & Exam

Students can achieve a MOS certification with Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.We recommend members complete all of our relevant courses before attempting the exam. For more details, please contact us.

$150
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Web Design 1

This course is an introduction to HTML and basic CSS. You will learn how to insert and apply formatting to text and images and create links, tables and lists. Students will gain experience with coding in HTML, a language used to construct the basics of a website.

$30
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Web Design 2

A continuation of Web Design 1, this course teaches students to categorize their styling preferences for websites by using structures such as IDs and Classes. The primary focus of this course is to teach students to combine the languages HTML and CSS to create a functional and visually appealing website.

$30
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Python

Learn the basics of programming with one of the most flexible and popular programming languages. Also used in CP104 and CP114.

$30
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Excel VBA 1

Learn to automate database tasks and record a macro with Microsoft VBA. It is highly recommended that you have taken Excel Advanced I or had equivalent experience prior to taking this course.

$30
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Excel VBA 2

This course builds on the skills learned in Excel VBA 1, thus it is required to have taken that course or have prior experience with VBA before taking this course. This is an advanced VBA course.

$30
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Intro to SQL

In the SQL module, you will learn how to communicate with a relational database in Microsoft Access. SQL will teach you to manipulate databases in order to analyze data effectively. By the end of the course, you will be able to use SQL to achieve many of the results found in the Microsoft Access course.

$30
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VBA Crash Course

In the SQL module, you will learn how to communicate with a relational database in Microsoft Access. SQL will teach you to manipulate databases in order to analyze data effectively. By the end of the course, you will be able to use SQL to achieve many of the results found in the Microsoft Access course.

$30
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Salesforce

In this introductory module, you will learn how Salesforce’s CRM and enterprise applications simplify and organize data for firms of all sizes. Through hands-on exercises using Salesforce’s learning platform, Trailhead, you will learn about the tools, uses, structure, and business value of the Salesforce platform.

$30
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Intro to Stata

In this Module, learn the basic fundamentals of Stata. Beneficial for Economics students.

$30
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Stata Advanced

In this Module we will extend the basics of data and variable manipulation using STATA coding as a continuation from the beginner STATA module. Focus on manipulating regressions, different kinds of hypothesis testing (t-testing, f-tests, pr-tests), generating variables and confidence intervals.

$30
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Intro to R

R is a statistical manipulation software that is used commonly in data science and business for data analysis. It is a general purpose language that can be used in many industries. Students will work with data sets within R studio to achieve outputs and results in order to analyze the data.

$30
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Quickbooks 1

This course will teach you the basics of setting up a Quickbooks file for use within a small business setting. Students will learn how to manage the books for basic day-to-day functions through Quickbooks.

$30
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Quickbooks 2

As an extension to the Quickbooks 1 course, Quickbooks 2 will address more complicated issues that may arise during the management of a company’s books.

$30
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Audit 1 - Audit Theory

This course will give students a quick crash course of an Audit commencing from the planning stages to the completion of an Audit. Students will also receive tips on how to get a job at a PA firm and get to learn what it is like to work for an PA firm.

$40
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Audit 2 - Caseware Practical Component

This course will provide a brief introduction to the Caseware Working Papers software to students and allow students to perform basic audit procedures frequently done at PA firms.

$40
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Quickbooks Crash Course

This crash course combines both modules together to teach you the basics of setting up a Quickbooks file for use within a small business setting. Additionally, students will address more complicated issues that may arise during the management of a company’s books.

$40
FULL COURSE
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Audit Crash Course

The Audit crash course combines both modules together to give students a quick crash course of an Audit commencing from the planning stages to the completion of an Audit. Students also get a brief introduction to the Caseware Working Papers software to students and allow students to perform basic audit procedures frequently done at PA firms.

$40
FULL COURSE
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FULL COURSE
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