Renewable Energy Technologies Series

The renew­able ener­gy sec­tor employed 11 mil­lion peo­ple in 2018, with an esti­mat­ed growth of near­ly one mil­lion new jobs added every year.

Enhance your resume and mar­ketabil­i­ty in the clean tech­nol­o­gy job mar­ket with this pro­gram, as you learn about renew­able ener­gy, smart cities, and the clean tech­nolo­gies that are shap­ing the future.

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Exploring Alberta’s Craft Beer Industry

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Develop an in-depth under­stand­ing of how to use var­i­ous social media plat­forms for com­mu­ni­ca­tion and mar­ket­ing: active­ly engage your stake­hold­ers, mea­sure suc­cess using ana­lyt­ics, use social media to pro­mote online sales, and learn best prac­tices for cre­at­ing social inter­ac­tions.

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Exploring Alberta’s Craft Beer Industry

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U of A program aims to address shortage of professionals in renewables

A new program in Renewable Energy Technologies launching Nov. 1

In the News U of A courses help students skill up for careers in renewable energy

Three programs aim to address shortage of skilled professionals in a fast-growing field.