Business & Management

Is it time to update your professional skills to advance your career?  Look no further as we have a growing list of business and management courses to choose from.  

COVID-19 safety update: Depending on the course or program Professional Development and Training may offer in-person classes.  We want to ensure the safety of our students and instructors for in-person classes; therefore, we have strict health and safety protocols in place.  

Contract Training 

The Faculty of Management offers contract training in areas such as leadership, supervisory skills, conflict management, and employee engagement.  We can customize training to suit your business needs. We are always looking for new course ideas to support our community of learners.  If there are subject areas that you are interested in but are not offered at this time,  please email the PD and T office at  FOM_PDT@viu.ca 

Find more information on VIU Contract Training.  

Information Sessions and Webinars

  1. General Insurance Essentials Licensing - Level 1 Adjuster Licensing Course Online Information Session Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 Times: 6:30 to 8:00 pm
  1. The Payroll Compliance Practitioner Online Information Session 
    Date: Tuesday, July 06, 2021  Time: 7:00 to 8:00 pm

Credit and Non-Credit Courses

Accounting

  • Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-financial Managers - coming soon!

Insurance

Management

Marketing

Project Management

Certificate and Certification Programs

To register for a credit class, click on the course link for further instructions. To register for one of our non-credit classes, use Web Registration if you have any concerns, please call VIU Registration at 1-866-734-6252 or email FoM_PDT@viu.ca or pdt@viu.ca

Computer training courses and Bookkeeping Certificate program please email ccscowichan@viu.ca;  Other courses on this page are arranged by fom_pdt@viu.ca.

Important Notice

Courses must meet minimum enrollments in a run.  If minimum enrollments are not met 2 weeks prior to a course starting then a decision will be made to cancel the course, therefore we encourage prospective students to register early. 

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Employers

Purchase seats for your staff in any of our courses with the Company Seat Plan.

Benefits

  • Ensure your staff gets timely standardized training
  • Obtain cost-effective, efficient upgrading
  • Add or remove seats up to 10 working days in advance
  • Replace any employee - right up to the course date
  • Your company will be invoiced for your employees’ tuition

Not seeing what you are looking for?  Send questions to pdt@viu.ca

Contract Training