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Duration

1 year

Tuition

$3,511

 

Jan 11-Jan 11

Plus 1 other start dates

May 3 - May 3 2022

Commitment

Part-Time

Delivery

Online

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

1948

Scholarships

no

Expand on your skills and knowledge to engage community members in planning, problem-solving, and decision-making processes that improve the social, political, and cultural well-being of civic and community life.

Developed in consultation with community practitioners, this certificate focuses on the strong links between community engagement, community leadership, and community development. From the policies and processes crucial to community mobilization to planning and evaluation models, you will explore the practice of critical awareness and have the opportunity to develop and demonstrate your newly acquired skills.

What You’ll Learn

  • Enact and support active citizen participation in community and civic affairs
  • Engage excluded groups to improve the well-being of neighbourhoods and organizations
  • Assess and understand the demographics of an area
  • Guide community outreach and engagement initiatives
  • Develop and support the implementation of an engagement plan with diverse communities
  • Improve community well-being
  • Advocate, conduct research, and evaluate community programs
  • The historical evolution and theoretical underpinnings of community engagement
  • Models, principles, and methods of community engagement
  • Analytic frameworks for action on community engagement and community development
  • Skills for working with diverse communities
  • Best practices for community capacity-building
  • Policies and processes that restrict or inhibit effective community participation

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Student Reviews (5)

The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University

Successful Career Switch

Fabienne

Toronto • June 30, 2020

Graduated From

Data Analytics Fast Track

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5 out of 5

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As an urban planner, I wanted to see how big data and data analytics could improve city-building methods. The Certificate in Data Analytics, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics helped me make a career switch to focus on advanced analytics in real estate...

As an urban planner, I wanted to see how big data and data analytics could improve city-building methods. The Certificate in Data Analytics, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics helped me make a career switch to focus on advanced analytics in real estate.

The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University

Certificate in Data Analytics

Mohammed Karim

July 22, 2019

Graduated From

Data Analytics Fast Track

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars

The Chang School’s Certificate in Data Analytics, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics has given me a unique combination of essential, hands-on skills that allows me to excel in this competitive field. I was able to make professional connections throug...

The Chang School’s Certificate in Data Analytics, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics has given me a unique combination of essential, hands-on skills that allows me to excel in this competitive field. I was able to make professional connections through my courses, both with my classmates and my instructors, who are working subject matter experts. The program allowed me to build on my computer science degree and focus on big data tools and applications. I was looking to enter a field I was passionate about and to get a job I loved doing, and the skills and knowledge I gained from this program have been at the core of my career success.

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