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Course Overview


Bow Valley College offers a flexible, no-cost, online course for Permanent Residents who live outside of Calgary.

Participants must live in or around Airdrie, Banff, Beiseker, Irricana, Black Diamond, Turner Valley, Canmore, Chestermere, Cochrane, Crossfield, High River, Okotoks, or Strathmore.

Workplace Communication helps Permanent Residents develop workplace soft skills, such as nonverbal communication, conflict resolution, and problem-solving. Each participant is paired with a local mentor. The program contains 12 hours of online training, and 10 hours of mentoring meetings.

The total mentoring time commitment is 16 hours (10 hours of meetings and 6 hours of preparation time). 

The average length of time to completion is 10 weeks.

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Workplace Communication is offered three times per year:

Winter semester: January 1 - April 30

Spring semester: May 1 - August 31

Fall semester September 1 - December 31

Apply Now! We are now accepting applications for Spring 2016.

Participant Application Form

Mentor Application Form

Contact us if you have questions about applying. Workplace Communication has received media coverage. This program developed out of research conducted by Bow Valley College. 

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Program News:

We are now accepting applications for Spring 2016.

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