A wealth of choice - Metro US

A wealth of choice

Canadian schools offer a well-rounded mix of online courses in just about any subject. Here are a few online courses and programs around the country that might catch your interest.

• Taking Off in Travel (Humber College): An overview of the basics of the travel industry and what it takes to start a career. Case studies involving international travel, niche travel, group travel and conventions as well as a look at all types of travel and accommodations. Visit onlinelearning.humber.ca.

• Surgical Care in International Health (University of British Columbia): A cutting-edge course focusing on the planning and execution of surgery in low- and middle-income places of need around the world. Learn how to meet the burden of unmet surgical needs and how to orchestrate a professional response around the world. Visit olt.ubc.ca.

• Certificate in Police Leadership (Dalhousie University): A program that trains supervisors and managers in the police force, particularly people who want to take their police career to a management level. The well-regarded program counts people in the RCMP and Provincial Police in Ontario and Quebec amongst its graduates. Visit collegeofcontinuinged.dal.ca.

• Creative Writing (Algonquin College): An eight-course program looking at the features of writing, including the structure of language and aesthetic criticism concepts. Emphasis placed on practical, goal-oriented work and developing your own writing style. Visit www.algonquincollege.com.

• Arts and Cultural Management (Grant MacEwan University): A program that teaches marketing, financial management, communications and advocacy in the art world. Offered through www.eCampusAlberta.ca.

• Human Resource Management Certificate (University of Calgary): Teaches essential skills for staffing, employee and labour relations, compensation and health and safety. Suitable for people starting a career or HR professionals who want to expand their knowledge and skills. Visit conted.ucalgary.ca.

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