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OSPE Policy Seminar Series: February 2014

  Continuing Professional Development Programs in Canada

Date:
February 12, 2014
Cost: FREE
Location: Greenwood Discovery Pavilion 2290 Greenwood Road, Ajax, ON 
Time: 6:30 pm start
Resource Presentation Slides. Please click here to view OSPE Report to PEO.  
 
This policy seminar discusses the various programs in Canada and summarizes the CPD Program that was recommended by OSPE to PEO for PEO's consideration. The presentation is 1 hour followed by a question and answer period and will provide information from OSPE’s professional practices advocacy studies, including:
  • Fundamental goal of CPD programs
  • Stand-alone CPD versus CPD within an engineering QA program
  • A summary of engineering CPD programs in various provinces
  • The criticisms of CPD programs
  • Minimizing unnecessary reporting paperwork
  • Incorporating more flexibility to accommodate work demands
  • Recognizing changing CPD needs as engineers become more experienced
  • Opting in and out of CPD requirements as job requirements change
  • Summary of OSPE’s recommended CPD practices for Ontario
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