School of Business

College Readiness

Determine your level of readiness to attend college while reflecting on your career goals.

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Determine your level of readiness to attend college, reflect on your career goals and explore the types of programs & post-secondary institutions that are most suitable for you.

The purpose of this course is to help determine your readiness level to attend college. In this course, you will learn about the different types of post-secondary institutions and the programs they offer while reflecting on your own career goals. You will identify the importance of a growth mindset and analyze the computer and digital literacy skills needed for college success.

In addition, you will explore the importance of being “financially ready” to attend college, and identify human skills essential for achieving success in a college program.

Course Highlights

Upon successful complete of this micro-course you will be able to:

  • Analyze your own readiness to attend college.
  • Describe strategies to foster a growth mind-set.
  • Evaluate your own computer and digital literacy skills as it pertains to success at college.
  • Identify ways  to ensure financial readiness for college. 
  • Determine which human skills are most essential for success at college.


For students who have applied to Robertson but are waiting for financial approval or who have recently enrolled and are waiting for their program to start, this micro-course can be a useful way for you to familiarize yourself with Brightspace, Robertson’s online learning platform. However, you do not need to be a Robertson student to be able to take this course. The course is free and is open to anyone who may find the content useful. 

Once you’ve completed the course, you will earn a Robertson E-Course Certificate to add to your resume and be one step closer to achieving success while in college.



Course Details

Quick Facts


Online Micro-Course


10 Hours completed at your own pace

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Who is Eligible?

This online course can be taken by anyone. There are no specific requirements for entry. The course and its content may be of special interest to adult learners who are interested in upgrading their education and/or training at the post-secondary level and adult learners who may be interested in attending Robertson, have applied and are awaiting financial approval or have recently enrolled and are waiting for their program to start.

Flexible Learning

Study Anywhere
With micro-courses, you choose where you learn. Our flexible course format gives you the freedom to study where, when and how it works best for you – you set your own schedule.

24/7 Access
Thanks to our online learning hub Brightspace, you have access to your course materials 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Pick up your coursework when it makes sense for you.

Boost Your Resume
Once you’re done, you’ll get to add an E-Course Certificate to your resume, boosting your credibility, skills and competitive advantage in your current or future career.

Terms and Conditions

Course Access Duration

Learners are able to complete this course at their own speed up to a maximum of three months. At the three month expiry, any learner who has yet to complete the course will be unenrolled, leading to loss of access.

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