Western Continuing Studies


In every role there is an element of communication.  Business managers spend most of their time  communicating, talking, listening, writing and reading. 

Communications can shift opinions, tell stories, influence employee attitudes, and build relationships.

Our communication courses will explore techniques and strategies for communicating more effectively at work and develop your potential for professional success. Courses are designed to empower managers and their staff with the professional  tools required to ensure an environment facilitating clear and concise communication.


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Turn Your Degree into a Career!


University graduates wanting specific knowledge, specialized skills and experience to differentiate themselves in the job search process. 

Western’s Post-Degree Programs will give you the edge you need!

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Take advantage of this convenient offering and learn at lunch!

Bring your lunch and get ready to learn!

Continuing Studies offers courses at a variety of levels designed to balance challenge with enjoyment.

Our course emphasis is on learning to use the language to communicate orally. However, reading is also encouraged, and some written exercises are assigned. Essential grammar is taught as the necessary framework on which to build communication skills.

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Empower your team

Professional Development That Empowers Your Workforce

The benefits to be gained by investing in corporate training and development include:

  • Increased morale and job satisfaction
  • Highly motivated employees
  • A flexible, creative, innovative workforce
  • Reduced employee turnover

As one of Canada's leading Universities, Western Continuing Studies offers industry-relevant corporate training programs to meet the needs your business. 

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Explore our programs

Our programs are designed with your career and life aspirations in mind. Developed in collaboration with Western faculties, professional associations and corporate partners, our courses and programs are flexible, creative and innovative in helping you develop your career and enrich your life.

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Certificate Programs

Corporate Training

Credit Programs

French Immersion


Post-Degree Programs

Personal Enrichment

Professional Development

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A sensory tour of Paris

In the Footsteps of the Impressionists: The Suburbs of Paris

Dr. Paul Davenport invites you to walk with him on a historical and sensory tour through late 19th Century Paris.


During this course you will be virtually transported to the suburbs east and west of Paris, and the Normandy coast, during the period 1850 to 1890.

Sep 15 - Oct 5


Explore Lifelong Learning

Fall 2015