The Global Academy supports Carleton University academic units, faculty members, and others with connections to the University with opportunities to partner in the development and delivery of professional development programs, including in-depth courses, short workshops, and summer institutes.

Current Programs

Business Strategy

Modules are designed to most effectively expose participants to advanced topics in Management and Business studies. The course includes experiential learning components in the form of industry visits with insight to form effective business strategies, and address the issues surrounding their implementation.


This course is specifically meant for cybersecurity students and professionals, providing special emphasis on: (1) policy challenges, (2) actors, and (3) initiatives related to cybersecurity including security of the core infrastructure, cyberwarfare and cyberterrorism, and internet safety.

Data Analytics

The objective of the program is to provide students and professionals with an intensive program to enhance professional development in all aspects of data analytics. The program will provide participants with an understanding of latest trends in data analytics including tools, research topics, skills’ requirements, and leading business processes.

Intensive English Language Training

This initiative delivers world class English language learning and teaching using the latest knowledge and research in language education to inform program structure.  Carleton faculty and qualified experts design program curricula and provide all instruction. Teacher preparatory programs are accredited by provincial and national regulatory bodies.

Engineering Internship (4 week course)

This course examines how to design, develop, and implement engineering concepts and models in mechanical and aerospace engineering fields. Students will be equipped to create high quality engineering models and applications through the latest tools.

The program is designed for students and professionals who are interested in pursuing careers in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering fields.

Entrepreneurship Program

The short-term Entrepreneurship program is specifically meant for entrepreneurs who are interested in learning about the North American markets and want to engage with various start-up ecosystems in Canada. Participants will learn about foundations of entrepreneurial management, market intelligence and customer discovery, and finding and managing finances.

Terrorism and International Security

This course is specially geared for law enforcement units responsible for ensuring safety of citizens. The course offers a comprehensive list of topics, ranging from concepts of terrorism to developing specific counter-terrorism strategies to mitigate the latest global threats. Participants will be expected to take in-class courses and perform problem solving exercises.

University Teachers Pedagogy Program

This program is designed for instructors with some teaching experience to further develop their understanding of pedagogy and to enhance their teaching skills. The goal of this program is to provide participants with an opportunity to enhance their appreciation of sound pedagogy, strengthen their teaching skills and explore new approaches to instruction. Together, these areas will contribute to helping instructors become more efficient, effective, and confident in enhancing the learning environment for students.

For Carleton Faculty and Staff

The Global Academy welcomes all interested faculty and staff to partner in the development of professional programs.  Our office regularly invites proposals.  All other programs are considered on a case-by-case basis.  Please be in touch with us!