Community and Social Services Management - 987

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Online
Develop the skills to manage community organizations, including those in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
987 CE Comm SS Mgmt
Overview

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Program Length: 4 semesters 
Delivery: Part-time, online.
Cost: ~ $250 - $600 per course
Intakes: Fall (September), Winter (January), Spring (May)
Application Process: Application must be submitted online. You must also submit your official College or University transcript. Access the online application.

What you'll learn:

  • Examine and apply market-based strategies to achieve a social purpose.
  • Explore key dimensions of the relationships between business, government, and wider society.
  • Understand relationships between business, government and society.
  • Develop and apply leadership competencies and develop a vision and values-based management approach.
  • Social entrepreneurship.
  • Corporate responsibility.

Program Highlights:

  • Executive style delivery designed for working professionals.
  • Work with industry partners during integrated learning projects.
  • Project management structured for the industry.
  • Solution-based learning assignments.
  • Social entrepreneurship opportunities.
Program Contact
Continuing Education Community Services & Support
  • An Ontario College Diploma (two-year or longer) or University Degree
    OR
  • An acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education (as determined by the College)
  • Proof of English proficiency for applicants where English is not their first language must be submitted.
    • English Language Requirements
      • If English is not your first language or you have earned the equivalent of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma or post-secondary education outside of Canada, you will be required to provide proof of one of the following:
      • IELTS overall band of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
      • TOEFL iBT 80, no band less than 20
      • TOEFL Paper-based, overall score 550
      • CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment), 70
      • PTE(Pearson Test of English) Academic 58
      • CLBPT (Canadian Language Benchmark Placement Test), overall score 7, no band less than 7
      • Completion of level 8 of the General Arts and Science - English for Academic Purposes (GAS-EAP). Placement in the GAS-EAP program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS

The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the 2019/20 academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Community Services and Support.

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Course Code Course Name Course Description
BUSN10167 The Canadian Social Economy Examine institutional structures and relationships in the social sector. 56 hours.
BUSN10168 Public Administration Evaluate the administrative relationships between the levels of Government in Canada. 56 hours.
BUSN10169 Social Entrepreneurship Examine and apply market-based strategies to achieve a social purpose. 42 hours.
BUSN10170 Ethical Practice Examine the foundations of ethical thinking while considering the different perspectives and rationale for ethical decision making. 42 hours.
BUSN10171 Management Principles Evaluate the key functions and roles of managers. 56 hours.
COMP10178 Project Management Applications Apply the fundamentals of project management to the field of information technology. Utilize Project Management methodologies according to the Project Management Institutes PMBOK, (Project Management Body of Knowledge). Demonstrate an understanding and application of scheduling, scope, budgeting, risk assessment, critical path and resources through case studies. 42 hours.
ACCT10121 Business Applications An introduction to financial accounting, budgets, and financial decision making for Community and Social Service Managers. 56 hours.
BUSN10099 Corporate Social Responsibilities Examine the key relationship dimensions between businesses, governments, and society. Discuss corporate social responsibility issues as they relate to quality of life, standard of living, sustainable development, and societal progress. Investigate Social Entrepreneurship, sustainability, commercialization, philanthropy, and the non-profit sector. 42 hours.
BUSN10172 Leadership and Communications Develop and apply leadership competencies and develop a vision and values-based management approach. 56 hours.
BUSN10173 Resources Development & Civic Engagement Examine theories and processes of resource development and civic engagement. 56 hours.
BUSN10174 Integrated Learning Project Integrate and apply previous learning to complete a substantial analysis of a management, policy or human resources problem for a community or organization. 70 hours.
HRES10044 HR for Community Management Generate skills and techniques used by HR professionals that could be applied to agencies and organizations. 42 hours.

 

The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. Not every course is offered every semester, so please consider this schedule when planning your academic path.

Course

Code

Fall

2019

Winter

2020

Spring

2020

Fall

2020

Winter

2021

Spring

2021

Fall

2021

Winter

2022

BUSN10167            
BUSN10168            
BUSN10169            
BUSN10170            
BUSN10171            
COMP10178            
ACCT10121            
BUSN10099            
BUSN10172            
BUSN10173            
BUSN10174            
HRES10044            

 

Academic Opportunities

Where you can go next:

Career Opportunities

Your future career options:

  • Case Worker
  • Supervisor of Community Justice Programs
  • Community Development Worker

Where you could work includes:

  • Individual and family services
  • Civic and social organizations
  • Local and municipal public administration
  • Retirement and nursing care facilities

Personal computer required:

Community and Social Services Management students may use any personal computer of their choice. This program does not have any specific hardware or software requirements that use a large amount of storage.