Summer Professional Development Courses

Take part in our FREE professional development courses!

In partnership with the Province of Nova Scotia, the Yarmouth & Area Chamber of Commerce is offering 2 professional development classes this Summer. These 10 week courses are free, customized to your needs and provincially certified, with a value in excess of $1,500 per person.

Seats are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first serve basis.

Classes will be virtual so you must have a computer with a webcam to interact properly.


Wednesdays 9am-12pm | Starting July 8th for 10 weeks

This course is for those who need an entry-level knowledge of the Human Resources function and looking to feel confident in handling HR issues on a day-to-day bases.

Topics could include:

  • Change and Different Personalities
  • Recruitment
  • Selection and Interviewing
  • Employee Development
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Compensation
  • Labor Relations and Laws

Email info@yarmouthchamberofcommerce.com to register!


Thursdays 10am-2pm | Starting July 9th for 10 weeks

Those who take this course will leave with a strong understanding as to what to post on Social Media, when to post it, how to schedule it to save time, how to design it, and how to read the data to ensure you’re maximizing your efforts.

There is a lunch break in between.

Topics could include:

  • What type of content works
  • Establishing your brand image (colors/fonts)
  • Graphic design using Canva
  • Ad copy – what to write with your posts
  • How to create a content calendar
  • Social Media contests & how to run one

Email info@yarmouthchamberofcommerce.com to register!