Pyxis Aid Program (PAP)

The business component of the PACME-COVID-19 has reached its maximum financial capacity. To continue helping Quebec and Canadian companies train their teams to face the new challenges that await them, Pyxis is now offering a subsidy that can cover up to 60% of the registration costs for a large part of our virtual training courses.
We are entering a new era where our methodologies, approaches and the way we do things are set to evolve deeply and rapidly. More than ever, it is important to be prepared to face the new challenges that lie ahead.

On single step: choose from our most popular Agile courses below and let us know how many participants you want to train. You do not know which ones to choose, contact us to discuss with one of our trainers who will guide your choices.

- Agile architecture, analysis and modelization
- Agile Lean through practice
- Agile for manager
- Agile Approaches and Scrum Project Management
- Agile Approaches and Kanban Management
- Agile retrospectives through practice
- Graphic Facilitation
- Virtual facilitation - Adaptation to Remote Work
- Agile Scaling
- Facilitation in times of conflict
- Introduction to facilitation
- Become Scrum Product Owner
- Advanced Agile and Object Oriented Development Practices
- Clean Code
- Project Management with Jira
- Professional DevOps
- TDD - Test Driven Development
- BDD - Behavior Driven Development
Custom training: Contact us for training adapted to your context
Contact us to receive your subsidized offer.

Please note that this offer is intended for Canadian residents only and that the grant will be awarded, among other things, based on the number of participants and training courses. If necessary and according to the training you choose, like PACME, we offer you the possibility of being matched with other organizations. We will create the groups and offer you different options.


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LAVAL, May 4, 2020 at 4 p.m.
5-STEP GUIDE TO BEING ELIGIBLE FOR THE PACME

Due to the expiration of the PACME budget envelope, this offer and guide are no longer valid.
The government has recently launched a new program: Programme Action Concertée pour le Maintien en Emploi, which has a budget of $100 million. This subsidy, subject to eligibility, can cover up to 100% of the trainer's fees (with a ceiling of $150 per hour) as well as the hours worked by participating employees. This financial assistance is applicable immediately, until September 30 or until the envelope is exhausted.

To help you benefit from this program, here is the procedure to follow.

1) Fill out the online form on the PACME website (available in French only)
Fill out the information request form found on the main page of the PACME website in the "Marche à suivre pour faire une demande pour le volet Entreprises " section. Below is the link to the form to be completed and submitted ("Submit" button at the bottom of the form): Form.

Once you’re done, and while waiting to receive the other forms, you can already gather the information mentioned below to save time and submit your request faster.

2) Identify your company's training needs
The company must determine the needs of its employees to deal with the current crisis:
What tools do your employees need to improve their productivity? How to improve cohesion and teamwork from a distance? As you can see, the company's needs must be related to the current crisis.

Pyxis Technologies offers online training to meet your business needs. Due to the uncertain context related to the COVID-19 crisis, Agile approaches are ideal to support teams and organizations and ensure their sustainability. Working remotely requires more collaboration and ingenuity. To this end, we offer online training on Agile approaches in the context of remote project management and service delivery. Discover all our training courses.

In order to submit a complete and eligible application, you must clearly identify the following elements:
- The objectives of the training.
- Expected results and impacts on the company and workers.
- Validate that the training in question is qualifying and transferable for the targeted employees
- Get a training services offer

For the last point, we can provide you with a compatible service offer in the format requested by PACME. The offers we prepare contain all the information needed. Please note that some CLEs may require additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

In order to provide you with a PACME-compatible service offer, we need the following information:
- Context of your request
- Planned training date
- Number of participants

3) Receipt of documents to be provided
Once you have completed and submitted the form (Step 1), you will be put in contact with an advisor at the Local Employment Centre (CLE). You will receive other forms and a list of documents to provide. This should be simple, since you will already have all the necessary information (step 2).

4) Send your application
Once the forms are completed, you can send your grant application to your regional Emploi-Québec advisor. The acceptance of your project and the reimbursement percentage will be evaluated and approved by your Local Employment Centre.

5) Obtain the training
SIf the request is approved, contact us to confirm the service offer and establish the delivery of the training. Please note that the training program must be completed before September 30, 2020 to benefit from this program.

Contact us to discuss how we can help…


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LAVAL, April 20, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Pyxis helps you face new challenges

Many of our courses are now available in remote and we are working hard to provide you with the best possible learning experience. Whether it's in a physical or virtual classroom, we pay the same attention to our training. No compromise on quality. We use all the technological resources at our disposal to maintain interactive workshops in sub-groups and thus encourage engagement and collaboration.

Pyxis is a Certified Training Organization. You can benefit from the Quebec provincial program Programme actions concertées pour le maintien en emploi (PACME-COVID-19) valued at $ 100 million, which provides reimbursement of eligible expenses for business’ training projects (100% of expenses up to $ 100,000) until September 30, 2020. Click here to learn more (in French).

Pyxis can also help you with change management and the challenges of distributed teams through Agile coaching adapted to your specific needs and context. Contact us to receive the service offer compatible with the PACME-COVID-19 grant request.

We can intervene directly within teams to promote best practices, eliminate obstacles and facilitate collaborative work. Here is an overview of the topics we cover:
- Change Management
- Best Practices
- Facilitating Meetings
- Team Cohesion and Dynamics
- Collaboration and Autonomy
- Retrospectives and Continuous Improvement
- Performance Indicators


Contact us for an assessment or just to discuss how we can help…


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LAVAL, March 18, 2020 at 2 p.m.
In light of the latest developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we would like to keep you informed of the measures we have put in place. Several training courses are now available remotely and we are doing everything we can to offer you the best possible learning experience despite the circumstances.

For the moment, some in-class training sessions planned for the coming months are being maintained, provided that government guidelines allow it. We want to assure you that all appropriate measures will then be in place:
- Systematic disinfection of rooms
- Limited places
- Safe distance between participants
- Adapted workshops to avoid physical contact


Always deeply concerned about your health and your success, the Pyxis team wants you to continue to learn and attend our training courses in the best conditions.

If you have any further questions, call us at 1 888.681.9094, or email us at training@pyxis-tech.com. We will be happy to answer you.

Informations sur le COVID-19
Une ligne d’information destinée au COVID-19 est en place : 1 (877) 644-4545 et un site Internet a été créé, www.quebec.ca/sante/problemes-de-sante/a-z/coronavirus-2019/


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LAVAL, March 16, 2020 at 2 p.m.
Following the current situation related to the coronavirus, we would like to advise our participants that we will be temporarily suspending our in-class training for the security of all participants and personnel. As the situation progresses, we will keep you informed of any decisions made based on the evolution of the situation. We are trying to make all of our courses available via virtual classrooms so that you can follow your course as planned.

For participants registered for one of our courses in the next 2 weeks
We will communicate with you as soon as possible on how to attend your training. If your course cannot be setup remotely, we will then suggest that you postpone your registration to a later date.

For participants whose courses have been cancelled
We will contact you to suggest alternate course dates, whether in class or virtually, as the situation evolves.

Mindful of your health and success, Pyxis is committed to ensuring that you continue to learn and complete our training in the best possible conditions.

If you have any other questions, please call us 1 888.681.9094, or send an email at training@pyxis-tech.com. We will be please to answer.


Information on COVID-19
You can call the toll-free number : 1 (877) 644-4545 or go to, www.quebec.ca/sante/problemes-de-sante/a-z/coronavirus-2019/




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