Developed by Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada), an initiative of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, in collaboration with Sault College
Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet, or smartphone
Take up to 90 days to complete this course
Earn a certificate of course completion and digital badge upon successfully completing the course that can be shared on social media such as LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook; downloaded as a PDF; or even embedded in an email signature!
Discounted rate available for PLT Canada Green Jobs Youth, SFI-Certified organizations, and Sault College NEOS students
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Recognize the traits of active listening and respectful communication.
- Describe the importance of and key steps involved in developing customized communication approaches with Indigenous rights-holders.
To achieve these objectives, this course explores topics such as:
- Key elements of respectful communication with Indigenous communities and nations
- Importance of using customized communication approaches
- Developing a customized communication approach
This course is designed for individuals who work with Indigenous Peoples, or who would like to build more meaningful relationships with Indigenous Communities. This includes:
- Indigenous and Community Relations Personnel & Managers
- Executive and Senior Leadership in the Forest Sector
- Members of Forest Sector Boards
- Forest Managers
- Field-Based Operators & Supervisors
- Forest Sector ESG and Forest Certification Leads
- Forestry & Green Jobs Students
- Communications & Public Relations
- Business & Economic Developers
- Community Development Practitioners
- Public Sector, Non-Profit & Philanthropic Funders
- Training & Workforce Developers
- Environmental Educators
The course may also be of interest to those working outside of the forest sector as the information is broadly applicable to other sectors.
Learners will receive the following Example Digital Badge and Certificate of Course Completion.