Western Continuing Studies


What makes a good leader?

Discover what makes a good leader in the communications industry in our Leadership and Communications two day workshop. Learn how to lead a team in designing and implementing communication strategies and programs, and why effective leadership is important to these processes. This course explores various leadership styles and practices in order to identify the kind of leader you are and the best practices for improving your leadership skills.

Leadership and Communications
Feb 12 & 13

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Turn Your Degree into a Career!

Applications Now Open!

Post-Degree Diploma Programs are designed for university students and graduates wanting specific knowledge, skills and experience necessary to move into an exciting career and meet the demands of today’s employers. A diploma complements your undergraduate degree and can help you reach your career goals by providing you with the skills that today’s employers demand.

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Join popular and award-winning instructor, Sonia Halpern to learn reasons for the rise and fall of impressionism

Blurred Lines: The Style and Scandal of Impressionist Art

Impressionism was a French, anti-establishment style of the late 19th century which asserted completely new and scandalous ideas about art. Although we see it now as a relatively conservative style of tranquility and beauty, it defied all of the conventional artistic approaches of its time.

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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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One Year Post-Degree Diplomas with a Career Focus

Post-Degree Diploma Programs are designed to provide students with specialized knowledge, skills and experience to differentiate themselves in the job search process. Diploma programs are designed to complement an undergraduate degree.

Taught by professionals in the field, our diplomas prepare you for your career. Hands on work placements in most of our programs add valuable experience to your degree.

Info Session -  Arts Management & Not-for-Profit Management

Christi Rutledge, Direct Marketing Manager at the Stratford Festival is a graduate of the Diploma in Arts Management program and will be present at the session to answer questions.

January 28 12-1:30 pm
Arts & Humanities Building,  Room: 2R23

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Canada-Ontario Job Grant

Opportunity for companies to invest in their employees, with help from the government.

The grant will fund two-thirds of a worker’s eligible training costs (tuition, textbooks and materials) to a max of $10,000.  Training is from an eligible third-party trainer like Western Continuing Studies

The business must:

  • Contribute at least one-third of training costs
  • Employ the worker you plan to train
  • Be licensed to operate in Ontario and have insurance

More information and the application can be found at the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities