The Whistler Learning Centre is proud to partner with BCIT to bring accredited business and leadership courses to Whistler and the Sea to Sky community. Courses provide 3-4 credits each and will run in the spring and fall each year.
Course features include:
- Face-to-face delivery in the centre of Whistler
- Transferable into certificate, diploma and degree programs
For example: Associate Certificate Leadership or Diploma Business Administration
- Case studies geared towards the Whistler business environment.
- Guest speakers from industry
- One-on-one BCIT career and education counselling
Who are these courses suitable for?
- Managers who would like to gain accredited education to complement their work experience and network with peers
- Workers planning to move into management as their career develops
- High school graduates wanting to delve into Higher Education while remaining in their community
- Parents wanting to refresh their skills when returning to work after maternity/paternity leave
- Foreign workers wanting to study while playing or working in Whistler
Autumn 2019 course offerings:
September 9 – October 18:
FMGT 1152 – Accounting for the Manager (Evening Classes, Mon & Weds)
ORGB 1105 – Organizational Behaviour (Evening Classes, Tues & Thurs)
OPMT 1187 – Project Management Essentials (Weekend dates TBC)
October 21 – November 29:
MKTG 1352 – Digital Marketing (Weekend dates TBC)
BUSA 3015 – Negotiation Skills (Evening Classes, Tues & Thurs)
OPMT 2515 – Project Communication & Team Management (Weekend dates TBC)
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- Two x 3 hr evenings per week over 6 weeks (Mon/Weds, Tues/Thurs)
- Weekend option: Fri, Sat, Sun over 2 weekends
Courses are subject to minimum numbers. They will be confirmed 2 weeks before the start date or when minimum numbers are reached if this is earlier.
Location will be a central village classroom, confirmed when minimum numbers are met.
Employers should investigate the B.C. Employer Training Grant which provides up to 60% e.g. approx. $300 per course for employers to support skills training via the federal Workforce Development Agreement (WDA) scheme.
The Community Foundation of Whistler has provided bursaries for residents experiencing financial hardship. Bursaries of $300 are administered by Whistler Community Services Society, request an application form a WCSS Outreach Worker.