Part-time, in classSocial Innovation Certificate
|Format||Part-time in Vancouver|
|Schedule||Courses are three days long and run from Thursday to Saturday, usually once a month.|
|Duration||We offer this program every year. It's eight months long and runs September to April. You may also register for most courses individually when space is available.|
|Courses||There are five required courses and a practicum/coaching/integration course.|
|Learning materials||See the first course for required textbooks. The cost of textbooks is not included in your tuition.|
|Tuition||Tuition is based on individual course fees.|
|Application fee||$75 (non-refundable)|
We accept qualified students on a first-come, first-served basis, and will continue to accept applications if space permits. Since the program can fill quickly, we recommend applying and registering for your courses early to secure your seat.
Modules feature a wide variety of instructional techniques, including group exercises, case studies, discussions and field trips. You’ll work through the program with a cohort—a group of fellow change agents—with whom you can share experience, ideas and expertise.
Coursework: What to expect
This certificate is university-level. You’ll complete advance readings and in-class exercises for each of the courses. You’ll also complete practical assignments for each course, as well as a paper and a poster presentation for your practicum.
To receive the Social Innovation Certificate, you must successfully complete all courses and your practicum project within a three-year period.
Take individual social innovation courses
If you’re not ready to take the Social Innovation Certificate, you may still register for most courses individually if space is available. If you would like to be notified when seats become available, please join our email list.