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Think Forward

Continuing Studies

January—August 2012 COURSES, PROGRAMS AND EVENTS www.sfu.ca/learn


Sometimes we’re so focused on the next task that we forget to think about the future. At SFU Continuing Studies, we want to help adult learners think forward. Are you hoping for a promotion? We have several different business and management programs. Have you always wanted a university degree? We can give you a schedule that works. Are you ready to turn your love of words into a career? We offer training in editing, PR, technical communication, and more. Jessica, a young woman in the Heiltsuk First Nation of Bella Bella, dreamed of pursuing education so she could do more—for her career, her family, and her community. Today, she’s living that dream. After completing one of our Aboriginal bridge programs, she’s finishing her degree in health science and interning in a neuroscience lab. Harry, a psychiatrist in Vancouver, worked on a novel for years. Two years ago, he enrolled in one of our creative writing programs so he could finish it. Today, he’s under contract with HarperCollins—and they’re waiting for his second book. Think forward. It’s time to write the next part of your story.

Helen Wussow Dean, Lifelong Learning

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Contents SFU CAMPUSES 4 DIPLOMAS, CERTIFICATES, AND PROGRAMS 5 Public Lectures, Events, and Forums 6 Arts, History, and Culture Previews 7 Philosophers’ Café 8 Degree Programs and Courses 9 SFU NOW: Nights Or Weekends 9 Centre for Online and Distance Education 9 Aboriginal Programs 10 Academic Sampler 12 Arts, History, and Culture 14 Career Assessment AND MANAGEMENT 16 Career Testing Packages 16 Career Transition Workshops 16 Business and Management 17 Management 17 Risk Management 19 Human Resources Management 20 Canadian Business Management Fundamentals (in Mandarin) 22 Project Management 23 Business Analysis 25 Public Company Governance 27 Strategic Supply Chain Management 27 Career and Rehabilitation Professional Training

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Career Development 28 Professional Development Workshops 29 Rehabilitation and Disability Management 30 Community and Urban Planning

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Sustainable Community Development 32 Urban Design 33 Real Estate Development 34 Urban Transportation Issues 34 Justice and Conflict Resolution 35 Restorative Justice 35 Community Engagement and Dialogue

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Dialogue and Civic Engagement 36 Community Programs 37 Languages and Intercultural Communication

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Interpretation and Translation 38 English Language and Culture 40 Seniors Program 42 Writing and Communications 46 One-on-One Consultations 46 Business Communication and Professional Writing 47 Editing 49 Public Relations 52 New Media Journalism 54 Creative Writing 55 Publishing 59 Social Media and Digital Communications 59 Technical Communication 60

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How ourcourse course listingS Howto toread read our listingS Human Resource Management

Course name

Successful organizations know that effective human resource management is key to a competitive advantage. Learn the theory of human resource management and how to use it to achieve organizational objectives. Topics include human resource strategies, legislation, job analysis, recruiting methods, performance evaluation methods, job evaluation techniques, and employee benefit programs.

Course description

MGMT310-VA1121 / $570 12 - Wed, Jan 18–Apr 4, 6–9:30 pm, SFU Van

Course code/fee Number of sessions, day of the week, dates, time, location


SFU Campuses We have three accessible campuses in downtown Vancouver, Surrey, and Burnaby. Most Continuing Studies courses take place in Vancouver and Surrey. We also offer courses at the Surrey City Centre Library.

SFU Vancouver 515 West Hastings St.

SFU Surrey 250-13450 102 Ave.

Surrey City Centre Library 10350 University Dr.

SFU Burnaby 8888 University Dr.

SFU Vancouver Waterfront Station SFU BURNABY

BURNABY Millennium Line

VANCOUVER

Canada Line

Expo Line

SFU SURREY Surrey Central Station

Surrey City Centre Library

YVR

SURREY

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TRANSIT LEGEND SkyTrain Millennium Line SkyTrain Expo Line SkyTrain Canada Line

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Diplomas, Certificates, and Programs We offer 27 diplomas, certificates, and programs when, where, and how you need them. Complete a diploma or certificate and become a member of the Simon Fraser University Alumni Association, which gives you all the rights and privileges of alumni status. Distance Part-time Full-time Classroom and Online Blended Diplomas VAN SUR Applied Project Management

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Interpretation and Translation (Mandarin Chinese)

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Rehabilitation and Disability Management 30 Certificates Applied Business Analysis

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Business Communication and Professional Writing

Canadian Business Management Fundamentals

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Career Development Practitioner

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Community Capacity Building

Creative Writing (The Writer’s Studio)

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Dialogue and Civic Engagement

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Editing

General Management

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Human Resources Management

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Interpretation and Translation (Japanese or Mandarin)

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Liberal Arts (for seniors)

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Public Relations

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Restorative Justice

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Sustainable Community Development

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Technical Communication

Urban Design

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PROGRAMS Aboriginal Bridge Programs

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English Language and Culture

New Media Journalism

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Southbank Writers’ Program

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Strategic Supply Chain Management Leadership

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Social Media + Digital Communications

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FREE

Public Lectures, Events, and Forums

Engage with the community through one of SFU Continuing Studies’ free public lectures, events, or forums. Admission is free and open to all ages, but we require reservations. Space is limited, so reserve early. We’ll hold your seat until 15 minutes before the event begins. Reserve your seat at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

STAY IN TOUCH Join our mailing lists to suit your personal and professional interests at www.sfu.ca/continuing-studies/contact.html. We’ll keep you informed on upcoming events and other special offerings.

Business and Economics With the support of the BMO Bank of Montreal Endowment Fund, we bring leading academics and distinguished guests to SFU to deliver public lectures on a variety of provocative topics related to business and economics.

Canadian Academy of IndependEnt Scholars Third Thursday of each month, 7:30 pm, SFU Van Free public lectures are part of the monthly meeting of the Canadian Academy of Independent Scholars (CAIS). Topics vary and reflect CAIS members’ areas of research and expertise. You do not need to register.

Civitas

FINE ARTS

First Thursday of each month, 4–6 pm, SFU Van

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY: THE IMAGINARY, THE TANGIBLE, AND THE OBVIOUS

This moderated discussion group focuses on political and civic issues of the day. Meetings are free, and everyone is welcome. Bring your ideas and your inquiring mind. You do not need to register.

Creative Writing THE WRITER’S STUDIO READING SERIES Take 5 Café (429 Granville), Fri, 7–9 pm, Jan 13, Feb 10, Apr 13, and May 11 Rhizome Café (317 E Broadway), Thu, 7–9 pm, Mar 15, Jun 14, and Sep 6 Our creative writing program, The Writer’s Studio, hosts a popular monthly reading series featuring local and out-of-town writers and authors. These mixed-genre readings are open to the public. To sign up to read or for complete details on each reading, visit our website.

Sat, Jan 21, 1:30–3 pm, SFU Van Do we understand pictures we see? This presentation will be a colourful journey into street photography. We will explore the work of various photographers and learn how to interpret and understand street photography images from the perspective of a practicing photographer. Instructor: Vendula Ralkova

THE POWER OF INTERPRETATION Sat, Feb 11, 1:30–3 pm, SFU Van In this forum, we will examine what it takes to make a great performance and how we can learn from the disasters. We’ll study a variety of the performing arts, including dance, theatre, and music. We’ll compare more traditional performers such as River Dance to more unexpected and thought-provoking contemporary performers. Instructor: Kathryn Ricketts

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PUBLIC LECTURES, EVENTS AND FORUMS

SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT A PLANET UNDER PRESSURE: CITIZENS AND SCIENTISTS TAKING ACTION AGAINST GLOBAL WARMING AND OTHER THREATS Typically the third Thursday of each month, 7 pm, SFU Van This public lecture series focuses on a broad range of topics including biodiversity, overshoot, food security, disease, and more. Visit our website for lecture abstracts and recordings.

The known knowns, the known unknowns, and predictions of the unknown unknowns of vector-borne diseases in a changing world Thu, Feb 23, 7 pm, SFU Van Insects transmit parasites and pathogens to humans and other vertebrates. Malaria, sleeping sickness, and Lyme disease are examples of diseases that insect vectors transmit. Dr. Lowenberger, Canada research chair in parasitology and vectors of disease at SFU, will explore how climate change will affect habitat range extension of vectors of disease and other implications. These unknown unknowns are driving the predictions of what will become the reality of disease transmission in the new era.

SOCIAL CHANGE PLANNING AND EVALUATING FOR SOCIAL CHANGE: AN EVENING WITH MICHAEL QUINN PATTON Thu, Feb 16, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Sponsored by the Addiction Knowledge Exchange Team, a provincial initiative funded by Health Canada’s Drug Treatment Funding Program (DTFP). Join Michael Quinn Patton, an internationally acclaimed evaluation and social change innovation expert, as we explore the expanding landscape of evaluation within complex systems and environments. This event is for educators, planners, researchers, evaluation practitioners, and anyone interested in the ways in which a developmental evaluation framework can act as a vehicle or language to connect people, enabling them to be more effective and strategic in their social change work.

Urban Issues This public lecture series focuses on urban issues and consists of 15 to 20 lectures each year. Recent lectures included Joyride: Walking and Pedaling Toward a Healthier Planet, and What’s Up With the Viaducts? Visit our website for recordings of past lectures.

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Arts, History, and Culture Previews

Register for these free previews at register.cstudies.sfu.ca.

IF THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD, WHY ARE THERE SO MANY RELIGIONS? Religious diversity is a visible fact and a disturbing perplexity. How are the major religions related to each other? Is there a larger purpose in their historical development and sequence? The cultural variety of our part of the world confronts us with such questions. AHCP107-SU1121 / free 1 - Sat, Jan 28, 10:30 am–12 noon, Surrey Library Instructor: Harold Rosen

CAN GREAT BOOKS CHANGE OUR LIVES? What is the difference between great books and popular reading? We’ll examine how such books are relevant to our contemporary issues, and why core humanistic knowledge is necessary for critical thinking. We will also look for ways to transform important books into living examples, enabling us to explore enriched, empowered lives. AHCP108-SU1121 / free 1 - Sat, Feb 25, 10:30 am–12 noon, Surrey Library Instructor: Amy Li

OPERA IS COMING! Opera has been the most popular of the performing arts in the West since it was invented 400 years ago. But some ask, is opera for me? Isn’t it for people dressed up in tails and gowns? In this talk, we will explore how you can leave the tails and gowns and enjoy opera in a movie theatre in the suburbs or on your couch at home. AHCP109-SU1121 / free 1 - Sat, Mar 24, 10:30 am–12 noon, Surrey Library Instructor: Harvey De Roo

LOVE, DEATH, AND TAXES IN ANCIENT EGYPT Experience the mysteries of ancient Egypt from the perspective of those who lived there. The ancient Egyptians left us a varied record of their lives, including the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Conquest of Egypt by Alexander the Great, and much more. Through art, poetry, history, and archaeology, this presentation will examine life, love, and death along the banks of the Nile. AHCP110-SU1121 / free 1 - Sat, Apr 28, 10:30 am–12 noon, Surrey Library Instructor: Liam Cooney

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Philosophers’ Café Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés, and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. Visit www.philosopherscafe.net to find more locations and topics. Admission to most cafes is $5 or by donation.

Burnaby Nature’s Garden Organic Deli 8968 University High St. Burnaby Public Library Bob Prittie (Metrotown) branch 6100 Willingdon Ave.

LANGLEY Sonoma Grill 20598 Fraser Highway

Maple Ridge The Act, Arts Centre and Theatre 11944 Haney Pl., lobby Second Thursday of each month, 7 pm

New Westminster The Heritage Grill 447 Columbia St. Third Wednesday of each month, 7 pm

Byng Arts Mini School 3939 West 16th Ave. (enter on Crown) Tuesdays, 7:30–9 pm

North Vancouver

Café Amici 1344 Commercial Dr. (at Kitchener) Mondays, 7:30 pm

La Zuppa 1544 Lonsdale Ave. Fourth Wednesday of each month, 7 pm

Waves Coffee House 900 Howe St. (at Smithe) 7 pm

Lynn Valley Public Library 1277 Lynn Valley Rd. Second Wednesday of each month, 7 pm

False Creek Community Centre 1318 Cartwright St. (Granville Island) First Thursday of each month, 7 pm

Port Coquitlam

The Grind and Gallery Coffee Bar 4124 Main St. 7 pm

Gathering Place 1100–2253 Leigh Square Third Monday of each month, 7 pm

Richmond Richmond Public Library (Russian-language café) 7700 Minoru Gate Third Thursday of each month, 7 pm

Surrey Surrey Public Library City Centre branch 10350 University Dr. Tuesdays, 7 pm

Vancouver Barclay Manor 1447 Barclay St. (between Nicola and Broughton) Third Thursday of each month, 7 pm Britannia Community Centre 1661 Napier St. Thursdays, 7:30 pm

SFU Vancouver 515 West Hastings St. Second Thursday of each month, 12 noon Unitarian Centre 949 West 49th Ave. (at Oak) Third Friday of each month, 7 pm

West Vancouver Ambleside Beach Participants meet by the concession stand under the green “Philosophers’ Café” umbrella Jul 23 and Aug 27, 7 pm West Vancouver Memorial Library 1950 Marine Dr., Welsh Hall East Third Friday of each month, 10:30 am

White Rock White Rock Library 15342 Buena Vista Ave., second floor Second Wednesday of each month, 7 pm

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Degree Programs and Courses SFU NOW: NIGHTS OR WEEKENDS

SPRING 2012 COURSES AT SFU SURREY

SFU NOW: Nights Or Weekends can help you earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree that fits your goals and your schedule. You can start or resume a degree, build on your college education, or supplement another academic program—without quitting your job.

Understanding Television CMNS 220-3 / Tue, 5:30–8:20 pm

Critical Thinking PHIL XX1-3 / Mon, 5:30–8:20 pm

Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 105-4 / Fri, 5:30–9:20 pm

Selected Topics in Comparative Government and Politics POL 339-4 / Mon, 5:30–9:20 pm

Developed for people who work 30 or more hours per week, SFU NOW courses are regular undergraduate courses from SFU’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Faculty of Communication, Art, and Technology. You may enrol in any undergraduate course— even if you’re pursuing another academic program. Classes take place in the evenings and on weekends at our Vancouver and Surrey campuses. Course subjects include humanities, English, sociology, anthropology, political science, communication, criminology, psychology, economics, philosophy, and geography.

SPRING 2012 COURSES AT SFU VANCOUVER

Introduction to Issues in Literature and Culture ENGL 105W-3 / Thu, 5:30–8:20 pm

Brain, Mind, and Society PSYC 109W-3 / Thu, 5:30–8:20 pm

INFORMATION SESSIONS SFU NOW: NIGHTS OR WEEKENDS Tuesday, January 17, 5:30 pm, SFU Vancouver Wednesday, March 28, 5:30 pm, SFU Surrey Thursday, March 29, 5:30 pm, SFU Vancouver Register for one of these free sessions at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

Communication and Social Change CMNS 130-3 / Sun, 12:30–3:20 pm

China Since 1800 HIST 255-3 / Sun, 12:30–3:20 pm

Media and Audiences CMNS 221-3 / Mon, 5:30–8:20 pm

Classical Mythology HUM 102W-3 / Wed, 5:30–8:20 pm

Centre for Online AND DistancE EDUCATION

Communication in Conflict and Intervention CMNS 347-4 / Wed, 5:30–9:20 pm

The Early Middle Ages HUM 219-3 / Thu, 6–8:50 pm

Want to continue your education, but can’t attend classes? The Centre for Online and Distance Education (CODE) gives you an alternative: learning whenever and wherever it works for you.

Globalization and Media CMNS 348-4 / Thu, 5:30–9:20 pm

Great Cities in Their Time HUM 340-4 / Mon, 5:30–9:20 pm

Professors who teach at our campuses have designed our courses in collaboration with CODE’s program directors and production team. They regularly review the content to ensure the most current learning experience.

Introduction to Criminology CRIM 101-3 / Sat, 9:30 am–12:20 pm

Comparative World Politics: Trajectories, Regimes, Challenges IS 210-3 / Sat, 9:30 am–12:20 pm

Sociological Explanations of Criminal and Deviant Behavior CRIM 104-3 / Fri, 5:30–8:20 pm

Introduction to Moral Philosophy PHIL 120W-3 / Wed, 5:30–8:20 pm

Tutor-markers, course supervisors, technical services, and administrative staff are available to help you throughout the term through our online helpdesk, email, chat, or telephone.

Introduction to Corrections CRIM 241-3 / Mon, 5:30–8:20 pm

Introduction to Politics and Government POL 101W-3 / Fri, 5:30–8:20 pm

SFU undergraduate students can choose from approximately 140 courses spanning 26 academic areas. In the spring and summer 2012 terms, you may take courses from the following departments:

Current Theories and Perspectives in Criminology CRIM 300W-3 / Tue, 5:30–8:20 pm

International Organization POL 346-4 / Thu, 5:30–9:20 pm

Geohazards: Earth in Turmoil EASC 104-3 / Fri, 5:30–8:20 pm

Selected Topics in International Relations II POL 449-4 / Sat, 12:30–4:20 pm

Introduction to University Writing ENGL 199W-3 / Tue, 5:30–8:20 pm

Brain, Mind, and Society PSYC 109W-3 / Tue, 5:30–8:20 pm

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature ENGL 205-3 / Mon, 5:30–8:20 pm

Introduction to Sociology SA 150-4 / Tue, 5:30–9:20 pm

World Problems in Geographic Perspective GEOG 102-3 / Thu, 5:30–8:20 pm

Global Problems and Culture of Capitalism SA 302W-4 / Mon, 5:30–9:20 pm Social Movements SA 321-4 / Wed, 5:30–9:20 pm

• Archaeology • Biological Sciences • Communication • Computing Science • Criminology • Education • English • First Nations Studies • Fine and Performing Arts • Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies • Geography • German • Gerontology

• Greek • History • Humanities • Japanese • Kinesiology • Mathematics • Political Science • Psychology • Publishing • Sociology and Anthropology • Spanish • Statistics • Sustainable Community Development

For a list of courses, visit our website.

www.sfu.ca/sfunow 778-782-8655 sfunow@sfu.ca

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Aboriginal Programs SFU Continuing Studies works directly with Aboriginal communities to develop and offer educational opportunities and resources. The goal of this work is to help First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people effect positive social change.

ABORIGINAL BRIDGE PROGRAMS In partnership with government, school districts, and community organizations, we have developed several programs to help Aboriginal students get ready for the future they envision for themselves. These programs help First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students explore new career opportunities, pursue post-secondary education, and achieve community development goals.

ABORIGINAL UNIVERSITY PREP PROGRAM (AUPP100-SU1121) The Aboriginal University Prep Program is a bridging program designed for Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) high school graduates and mature students who want to pursue postsecondary studies. The program provides the academic and success skills students need to transition successfully from high school into a postsecondary program. Subjects include First Nations studies, study skills, stress management, motivation, wellness, careers in a global environment, and university-level reading, writing, and math. Students will receive support from Aboriginal Elders, community members, and student mentors who provide subject-specific tutoring. Graduates of the program earn academic credit for their work and conditional acceptance to SFU. COURSES • Culture, Languages, and Origins of Canada’s First Peoples (FNST101-SU1121) • Foundations of Academic Literacy (FALX99-SU1121) • Foundations of Analytical and Quantitative Reasoning (Math) (FANX99-SU1121) • Learning Strategies: Launching Your Educational Journey (non-credit LEJ101-SU1121) Students must register for and commit to the entire program. January–April 2012 Monday–Friday, 9 am–3:30 pm SFU Surrey / $1,485

PREPARING FOR HEALTH CAREERS: ABORIGINAL PRE-HEALTH PROGRAM (APH100-SU1127) The Aboriginal Pre-Health Program is a bridging program designed for Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) high school graduates and mature students. The program helps students explore health career options and get the academic prerequisites they need to pursue post-secondary health or health science programs such as nursing, midwifery, or public health. Students will receive support from Aboriginal Elders, community members, and student mentors who provide subject-specific tutoring. Graduates of the program earn academic credit for their work and conditional acceptance to SFU. COURSES Term 1 (September–December 2012) • Foundations of Health Science I (HSCI130-SU1127) • Culture, Languages, and Origins of Canada’s First Peoples (FNST101-SU1127) • Foundations of Academic Literacy (FALX99-SU1127) • Foundations of Analytical and Quantitative Reasoning (Math) (FANX99-SU1127) • Success Skills Seminar (non-credit for two terms) (SEM101SU1127) Term 2 (January–April 2013) • Foundations of Health Science II (HSCI130-SU1131) • Selected Topics in Indigenous Peoples Health (HLTH340-SU1131) • Introduction to Chemistry (CHEM109-SU1131) • Introduction to Biology (BIO100-SU1131) • Success Skills Seminar (non-credit) Students must register for and commit to the entire program. September 2012–April 2013 Monday–Friday, 9 am–3:30 pm SFU Surrey / $2,970 We will soon begin accepting applications for the 2012–2013 Aboriginal Pre-Health Program. For more information, please contact us at cep_info@sfu.ca or 778-782-7107. If you are interested in this program, we recommend you apply as soon as possible—preferably in January—in order to meet funding deadlines for Bands, Métis Nation of BC, and other Aboriginal associations.

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ABORIGINAL PROGRAMS

ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY PROGRAMS STEPPING STONES: ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAM The Community Education Program and 7th Floor Media are in the final year of a three-year project called Stepping Stones. The project is culminating in a pilot program that offers a combination of online and face-to-face learning for adults in remote Aboriginal communities. The six-month program will integrate literacy and essential skills into a culturally relevant curriculum that teaches the theory and practice of community capacity-building. In a supported environment, students will identify, design, implement, and evaluate a community project that addresses a critical need in their communities. Learners who successfully complete the program will earn a Certificate in Community Capacity Building. The project team is working closely with communities of the member nations of the Lower Stl’atl’imx Tribal Council and Stó:lo Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training region. Other partners include Decoda Literacy Solutions and BC Campus. This program receives generous funding from the Government of Canada’s Office of Literacy and Essential Skills (HRSDC). Courses • Foundational Skills for Project Planning • Community-Based Project Planning • Foundational Skills for Project Implementation • Community-Based Project Implementation • Evaluation of Community-Based Projects • Individual Learning We can customize this program to meet the community capacitybuilding needs in your community. Please contact us to discuss how we can work with you and your group or organization.

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Academic Sampler Want to learn something new or see if university is for you? Here’s your opportunity to audit university courses. You’ll get the benefits of engaging lectures, discussions, and debates at half the cost and without all the pressure of assignment deadlines and exams.

COMPARATIVE WORLD POLITICS: TRAJECTORIES, REGIMES, CHALLENGES

Remember, you can’t get credit for courses when you enrol as an SFU Academic Sampler student. If you would like credit for these undergraduate courses, apply for regular admission. Visit www.sfu.ca/prospectiveundergrads for more information.

Learn about a variety of political systems and the challenges they face. We will examine the industrial and political revolutions that ushered in the modern world, the post-war emergence of communist regimes, and anti-colonial movements. We will also focus on the collapse of communist regimes and the challenges of democratic transition in both post-communist states and the states created through decolonization.

All classes run for 12 to 13 weeks starting the week of January 5. All instructors are to be confirmed. Prices include HST.

SAIS210-VA1121 / $275 13 - Sat, Jan 7–Apr 7 (no class Feb 18), 9:30 am–12:20 pm, SFU Van

ARCHAEOLOGY: ANCIENT PEOPLE AND PLACES

EARLY MIDDLE AGES

Archaeology helps us understand who we are and how culture affects our lives. This course is an overview of the development of cultures worldwide over the last 40,000 years. We’ll start with the Palaeolithic period and cover archaeological finds in both the Old and New Worlds, including the Egyptian, Mayan, and Indus Valley civilizations.

We will explore European culture, history, and intellectual events between 312 and 1215. The cast of characters (Constantine, Clovis, Theodora, Charlemagne, Abelard, and Heloise) is rich, the institutions created (the papacy, monasticism, and university) are important, and the events (Viking raids, the investiture controversy, and crusades) are famous. We shall attempt to uncover the shaping of a new society.

SAAR100-VA1121 / $275 13 - Wed, Jan 11–Apr 11 (no class Feb 15), 5:30–8:20 pm, SFU Van

CHINA SINCE 1800 This course will provide you with an overview of the history of China from the end of the 18th century, when traditional Chinese society was arguably at its height of development, to the end of the 20th century, when the social revolutions promised by the communist regime failed to materialize. SAHI255-VA1121 / $275 13 - Sun, Jan 8–Apr 8 (no class Feb 19), 12:30–2:20 pm, SFU Van

CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY Study the stories that people in the Greek and Roman worlds told to entertain each other, to explain the nature of their world and its institutions, to reflect on current challenges, and to preserve the memory of their distant past. Classical mythology has raised questions about the human condition that have led people to return to such stories since antiquity. SAHU102-VA1121 / $275 13 - Wed, Jan 11–Apr 11 (no class Feb 15), 5:30–7:20 pm, SFU Van

COMMUNICATION and social change Mass media is everywhere—it includes newspapers, magazines, radio, television, advertising, the Internet, and films. Indeed, most of the information about ourselves and our culture is communicated through the mass media. You will learn about concepts of mass communication, including the media’s role in democracy, the concept of free press and free speech, and ownership and control of information. SACM130-VA1121 / $275 13 - Sun, Jan 8–Apr 8 (no class Feb 19), 12:30–3:20 pm, SFU Van

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SAHU219-VA1121 / $275 13 - Thu, Jan 5–Apr 5 (no class Feb 16), 6–8:50 pm, SFU Van

GEOHAZARDS: EARTH IN TURMOIL This is a non-technical introduction to the science of geological hazards (geohazards). Geohazards are Earth-surface processes that have direct, often sudden and violent impacts on humanity. We will study the causes and consequences of a diverse spectrum of geohazards such as landslides, tsunamis, volcanoes, earthquakes, and flooding. We will also investigate the forecasting and possible mitigation of geohazards. SAEA104-VA1121 / $275 12 - Fri, Jan 6–Mar 30 (no class Feb 17), 5:30–8:20 pm, SFU Van

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA This course begins with an analysis of the pre-1949 Chinese political system and one of the factors that contributed to the rise of communism. We will then study the evolution of the communist system from 1949 through to the present. We will focus on the political system, political reform, economic reform, civil society, dissent, and China’s relations with Tibet and Xinjiang. SAPO335-VA1121 / $366.50 13 - Thu, Jan 5–Apr 5 (no class Feb 16), 1:30–5:20 pm, SFU Van

GREAT CITIES IN THEIR TIME: VENICE This course is an introduction to the political, cultural, and artistic life of the Republic of Venice, one of the most powerful states of the Italian peninsula from the 13th to the 17th century. Situated at the crossroads of trade routes with the East, Venice created a powerful maritime empire that looked at the East as much as it was rooted in the West. SAHU340-VA1121 / $366.50 12 - Mon, Jan 9–Apr 2 (no class Feb 13), 5:30–9:20 pm, SFU Van


ACADEMIC SAMPLER

HISTORY AND AESTHETICS OF CINEMA II

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

We will study the history and development of world cinema from 1950 until the present. We will survey some of the most significant trends and movements within cinema at that time, such as the development of the Hollywood studio system, the emergence of independent cinema in the US, and the emergence of cinema across Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Learn about the sociological imagination, how it allows us to connect our personal experiences to broader social issues, and how larger social forces shape our personal choices and individual lives. You will think critically about the global world as well as Canadian society and its institutions. You will also question assumptions about how society works.

SAFP137-VA1121 / $275 13 - Tue, Jan 10–Apr 10 (no class Feb 14), 2:30–5:20 pm, SFU Van

SASA150-VA1121 / fee $366.50 13 - Tue, Jan 10–Apr 10 (no class Feb 14), 5:30–9:20 pm, SFU Van

HUMANITIES AND THE NATURAL WORLD

INTRODUCTORY SPANISH I

In this course, you will gain an understanding of the humanistic, scientific, political, and ideological discourses deriving from concern with the natural environment. Do humans act on nature or within nature? How might the way we think about nature affect the way we act upon nature? We will examine the interaction of humans with the non-human world.

This course emphasizes oral skills (conversation and comprehension) and basic grammar. You will study adjectives, present tense, past tense, direct and indirect object pronouns, numbers, everyday vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and cultural reading. By the end of the semester, you will have acquired basic conversational skills in Spanish.

SAHU325-VA1121 / $366.50 13 - Thu, Jan 5–Apr 5 (no class Feb 16), 5:30–9:20 pm, SFU Van

SASP102-VA1121 / $275 25 - Wed and Fri, Jan 6–Apr 11 (no class Feb 15 and 17, and Apr 6), 10:30 am–12:20 pm, SFU Van

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION States have created international organizations—such as the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and World Health Organization—to find cooperative solutions for global problems and to provide the rules, laws, and norms to manage inter-state relations. You will gain an understanding of how international organizations function, their strengths and weaknesses, and their solutions to pressing global problems. SAPO346-VA1121 / $366.50 13 - Thu, Jan 5–Apr 5 (no class Feb 16), 5:30–9:20 pm, SFU Van

INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINOLOGY This course will provide you with a general overview of the subject of criminology, including definitions of crime and criminology; criminal event theory; biological, psychological, and sociological explanations of crime; control theory; rational choice theory; deterrence and public policy; and crime prevention. SACR101-VA1121 / $275 13 - Sat, Jan 7–Apr 7 (no class Feb 18), 9:30 am–12:20 pm, SFU Van

INTRODUCTION TO MORAL PHILOSOPHY Explore the philosophy of right and wrong. We will begin by examining how philosophers address various ethical questions: Is terrorism wrong? Do animals have rights? We will then review the concept of moral theories—including very general, all-purpose criteria that we can apply to particular moral problems such as punishment, freedom of speech, and equality. SAPH120-VA1121 / $275 13 - Wed, Jan 11–Apr 11 (no class Feb 15), 5:30–8:20 pm, SFU Van

INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT This course will provide you with a means of engaging with broad political questions: How are the values in one society passed along to new members? Why do they differ from the values in other countries? We will look at how other countries organize politics differently and how their government structures and processes work.

PHILOSOPHY OF ART We will explore attempts to understand the nature and value of art (painting, music, literature, and film). You do not need to have completed any formal study of the arts, although an informal interest will help. We will read the work of traditional thinkers (for example, Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Kant, and Tolstoy) on the topics of art and aesthetics. We will also study contemporary critics of these traditional thinkers. SAPH242-VA1121 / $275 13 - Tue, Jan 10–Apr 10 (no class Feb 14), 6:30–9:20 pm, SFU Van

SOCIOLOGICAL EXPLANATIONS OF CRIMINAL AND DEVIANT BEHAVIOUR The objective of this course is to foster critical thinking about the influence of sociological explanations of criminal and deviant behaviour. We will begin with an overview of the major sociological perspectives on crime and deviance, placing them within their historical and political contexts. You will learn how each theory has influenced the way we think about, and respond to, crime and deviance. SACR104-VA1121 / $275 12 - Fri, Jan 6–Mar 30 (no class Feb 17), 5:30–8:20 pm, SFU Van

VISUAL ART AND CULTURE II This course is an overview of the social and historical development of modern and contemporary art practices and theories from the early 20th century to the present. We will consider many art forms and approaches, such as performance art, photography, and art in public spaces. You will develop your ability to think and analyse art using critical theory. SAFP168-VA1121 / $275 13 - Wed, Jan 11–Apr 11 (no class Feb 15), 6:30–9:20 pm, SFU Van

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Arts, History, and Culture Discover something new and exciting through a variety of evening and weekend offerings in arts, history, and culture. Our instructors are as passionate about their subjects as they are about teaching.

free previews IF THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD, WHY ARE THERE SO MANY RELIGIONS?

Religious diversity is a visible fact and a disturbing perplexity. How are the major religions related to each other? Is there a larger purpose in their historical development and sequence? The cultural variety of our part of the world confronts us with such questions. AHCP107-SU1121 / free 1 - Sat, Jan 28, 10:30 am–12 noon, Surrey Library Instructor: Harold Rosen

CAN GREAT BOOKS CHANGE OUR LIVES? What is the difference between great books and popular reading? We’ll examine how such books are relevant to our contemporary issues, as well as why core humanistic knowledge is necessary for critical thinking. We will also look for ways to transform important books into living examples, enabling us to explore enriched, empowered lives. AHCP108-SU1121 / free 1 - Sat, Feb 25, 10:30 am–12 noon, Surrey Library Instructor: Amy Li

OPERA IS COMING! Opera has been the most popular of the performing arts in the West since it was invented 400 years ago. But some ask, is opera for me? Isn’t it for people dressed up in tails and gowns? In this talk, we will explore how you can leave the tails and gowns and enjoy opera in a movie theatre in the suburbs or on your couch at home. AHCP109-SU1121 / free 1 - Sat, Mar 24, 10:30 am–12 noon, Surrey Library Instructor: Harvey De Roo

LOVE, DEATH, AND TAXES IN ANCIENT EGYPT Experience the mysteries of ancient Egypt from the perspective of those who lived there. The ancient Egyptians left us a varied record of their lives, including the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Conquest of Egypt by Alexander the Great, and much more. Through art, poetry, history, and archaeology, this presentation will examine life, love, and death along the banks of the Nile. AHCP110-SU1121 / free 1 - Sat, Apr 28, 10:30 am–12 noon, Surrey Library Instructor: Liam Cooney

COURSES BEYOND MIND AND BODY: EXPLORING HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY This course, a general introduction to the psychology of health, will consider the psychological influences that shape how we stay healthy, why we become ill, and how we respond to illness. We will examine social relationships and their crucial role in maintaining health, as well as the role of optimism and life goals in ensuring we stay healthy and happy. AHCP111-VA1121 / $160 (adults 55+ $104) 6 - Tue, Jan 10–Feb 14, 6:30–8:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Georgia Pomaki

THE FOLKLORE OF SCOTLAND This course contextualizes the traditional life of the people of Scotland by examining local phrases, customs, festivals, popular beliefs, legends, and other aspects of folk culture. Using the methodology of contemporary folkloristics, we will explore the practical, functional characteristics beneath the surface of these areas of culture. We’ll concentrate on the lore of pre-industrial Scotland, but we will also cover contemporary Scottish traditions. AHCP112-VA1121 / $160 (adults 55+ $104) 6 - Wed, Jan 11–Feb 15, 6:30–8:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Antone Minard

GENDER: The essence of identity What differences are there between men and women? Are men really from Mars and women from Venus? What are the communication problems we have with each other? How can we resolve them? AHCP113-VA1121 / $160 (adults 55+ $104) 6 - Tue, Feb 21–Mar 27, 6:30–8:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: David Scherzer

HISTORY OF POPular CULTURE IN MODERN EUROPEAN SOCIETY The place of culture in society has been a fertile ground for debate for well over a century. While we often assume the relationship between culture and popularity is all-encompassing today, people did not always associate culture with greater accessibility and popular demand—even as late as the mid-Victorian era. How did this shift occur? How did culture become “popularized,” and how does this impact the role culture plays in society today? AHCP115-VA1121 / $160 (adults 55+ $104) 6 - Sat, Feb 25–Mar 31, 10:30 am–12:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Greg Dochuk

HUMAN RIGHTS Human rights are at the heart of our modern aspirations as individuals and citizens. But are they truly universal, or just a Western preference? How well have they served us since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948— and what have we learned since the events of 9/11? Is the state the best guarantor of our rights? How does public religion affect their exercise? AHCP114-VA1121 / $160 (adults 55+ $104) 6 - Wed, Feb 22–Mar 28, 6:30–8:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Amyn Sajoo

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unDerstanDing trauma The word trauma means wound in Greek. We use it to designate an experience of such intense terror that it shakes a person’s inner emotional balance. This course will explore the history of the concept of trauma, explain the brain processes, and consider presentations of trauma in art and fiction. AHCP104-VA1121 / $160 (adults 55+ $104) 6 - Sat, Jan 14–Feb 18, 10:30 am–12:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Richard Harvey

CONTEMPORARY REFLECTIONS: TITANIC! A CENTENNIAL VOYAGE OF EXPLORATION Thinking about the past informs how we think about ourselves. This new series will focus on our collective memory by exploring epochal events, path-breaking moments, and extraordinary lives in context. The series opens in March 2012 with five lectures that mark the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic. You may take these courses individually or as a series of five lectures. To register for the full series ($138 + HST = $154.55), call 778-782-8000.

Lecture 1: The Sinking and Afterward The RMS Titanic was built to be the largest, most luxurious

steamship in the world. This lecture will focus on the design and construction, the history of the maiden voyage, and the events surrounding the sinking. AHCP116-VA1121 / $29 + HST = $32.48 1 - Sat, Mar 3, 1:30–3 pm Lecturer: Robyn Woodward

Lecture 2: The Titanic in Music, Literature, and Art This lecture explores the art and writing inspired by the Titanic

disaster, including poems by Thomas Hardy and EJ Pratt, angry essays by Joseph Conrad, a novel by Beryl Bainbridge, a German opera, and more. AHCP117-VA1121 / $29 + HST = $32.48 1- Sat, Mar 10, 1:30–3 pm Lecturer: John Stape

Lecture 3: England in 1912—The Titanic’s Social Contexts In 1912, England was beginning to grapple with the threat of war, imperial and class conflict, new technologies, conflicts between science and religion, and challenges to gender roles. This lecture explores these themes through the life of WT Stead, a journalist who was one of the Titanic’s victims. AHCP118-VA1121 / $29 + HST = $32.48 1 - Sat, Mar 17, 1:30–3 pm Lecturer: Joy Dixon

Lecture 5: A Night to Remember: Titanic and Us­—A Panel A century later, why do we still care about the Titanic disaster? This panel will explore various approaches to the Titanic debate, including how the discovery of the wreck challenges preconceived ideas. AHCP120-VA1121 / $29 + HST = $32.48 1 - Sat, Mar 31, 1:30–3 pm Panelists: James Gifford, Mark Harris, and Robyn Woodward Moderator: John Stape

OPERA EXPLORATIONS: Metropolitan opera previews Launched in 2006, the Metropolitan Opera’s simulcasts gave a new twist to Saturday afternoon at the opera. These Sunday afternoon courses offer an opportunity for exploring the operas—both warhorses and rarities—The Met presented during its spring 2012 season. Topics include historical contexts, path-breaking productions, famous singers, and operatic traditions. You may take these courses individually or as a series of four lecture-events. To register for the full series ($105 + HST = $117.60), call 778-782-8000.

THE ENCHANTED ISLAND OPRA060-VA1121 / $29 + HST = $32.48 1 - Sun, Jan 8, 1–3:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Harvey De Roo

WAGNER’S GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG OPRA061-VA1121 / $29 + HST = $32.48 1 - Sun, Feb 5, 1–3:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: James Gifford

Lecture 4: The Titanic Goes to Hollywood This lecture will explore Hollywood’s varying response to the Titanic affair. The disaster flick provides one model, and the technophilia of James Cameron’s 1997 film another. AHCP119-VA1121 / $29 + HST = $32.48 1 - Sat, Mar 24, 1:30–3 pm Lecturer: Mark Harris

VERDI’S ERNANI OPRA062-VA1121 / $29 + HST = $32.48 1 - Sun, Feb 12, 1–3:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Harvey De Roo

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Career Assessment and Management To make the right career move, you need to understand yourself and capture the essence of today’s work world. Our career testing packages and transition workshops will help you plan your next steps.

CAREER TESTING PACKAGES Our two-session assessment packages include a group career assessment session, a vocational profile, and a one-on-one session with a Registered Clinical Counsellor or Canadian Certified Counsellor, who will use internationally recognized tools such as CareerLeader®, StrengthsFinder™, and the Vocational Values Scale. Your one-on-one profile interpretation will take place two weeks after your assessment.

CAREER PLANNING TESTING PACKAGE (FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS)

This package, designed for high school seniors, will explore your natural motivations, interests, and talents. The assessment and counseling session takes you through a process of self-discovery, and the resulting vocational profile will help you choose high school courses that support your education and career goals. CAS100-SU112 / $321.43 + HST = $360 First Saturday of each month, 9:30 am–12 noon First Wednesday of each month, 6:30–9 pm

CAREER DEVELOPMENT TESTING PACKAGE (FOR POST-SECONDARY STUDENTS) This package, designed for post-secondary students, includes standardized tests and counselling sessions to help you discover what’s next in your career. You’ll examine your core characteristics and aptitudes, investigate good occupational options, and develop an action plan.

CAREER TRANSITION WORKSHOPS If you’re like most professionals, you’ll change careers three or four times in your lifetime. Each time a change approaches, you need to readjust. At these transition workshops, you’ll discover what motivates you and create a blueprint for the next stage of your journey.

MID-LIFE CAREER TRANSITION: A TIME OF EXPLORATION When we hit mid-life, we begin to ask whether our lives are providing us with the satisfaction we want. This three-hour workshop will help you explore these questions. You will discover what happens in mid-life transitions, reflect on your past work to find the common themes, and evaluate the talents and strengths that will help you get to the next stage of your career. CTW320-SU11211 / $75 + HST = $84 1 - Sat, Mar 3, 9 am–12 noon, SFU Sur Instructor: Shauna Jones CTW320-SU11212 / $75 + HST = $84 1 - Sat, Apr 21, 10 am–1 pm, Surrey Library Instructor: Shauna Jones

LATER-LIFE CAREER TRANSITION: A TIME OF OPTIONS As we approach later-life, we no longer need to climb the corporate ladder. Instead, we want options and opportunities to express ourselves meaningfully. You will discover what happens in the afternoon of life, reflect on your past work to find common themes, and explore new themes that will provide direction and tools to enrich your career. CTW325-SU11211 / $75 + HST = $84 1 - Sat, Mar 3, 1–4 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Shauna Jones

CAS100-SU112 / $321.43 + HST = $360 First Saturday of each month, 9:30 am–12 noon First Wednesday of each month, 6:30–9 pm

CTW325-SU11212 / $75 + HST = $84 1 - Sat, Apr 21, 2–5 pm, Surrey Library Instructor: Shauna Jones

CAREER MANAGEMENT TESTING PACKAGE (FOR PROFESSIONALS)

PUTTING YOUR EXPLORATION INTO PRACTICE

Wondering what to do with your life, where to find fulfillment, and what direction to take? This package, designed for professionals in the midst of a career transition, will help you set your next career goal. You’ll benefit from advice and assessments of your work personalities, career values, and vocational interests. CAS100-SU112 / $321.43 + HST = $360 First Saturday of each month, 9:30 am–12 noon First Wednesday of each month, 6:30–9 pm

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If you are in the midst of a career or work transition and want to set some tangible, attainable goals, this workshop is for you. If you have taken Mid-Life Career Transition: A Time of Exploration, or Later-Life Career Transition: A Time of Options, this workshop will bring your exploration into better focus. You will evaluate how you need to grow and prepare action and contingency plans. CTW330-SU1121 / $75 + HST = $84 1 - Sat, Mar 17, 9 am–12 noon, SFU Sur Instructor: Shauna Jones CTW330-SU1124 / $75 + HST = $84 1 - Sat, May 5, 10 am–1 pm, Surrey Library Instructor: Shauna Jones


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Business and Management Our business and management courses deliver results. Whether you’re just launching your career or already leading a team, we have the learning opportunities you need.

MANAGEMENT If you’re interested in a comprehensive management program or you just want to brush up on a specific subject, our courses can help you become a better manager and leader.

CERTIFICATE IN MANAGEMENT: GENERAL MANAGEMENT Master the management concepts and techniques you need to excel in business. Certification from SFU will prepare you for management positions, validate your qualifications, and position you for promotion. Many professional designations share some of the same course requirements as our Certificate in Management. Consider earning a professional designation at the same time. IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? This certificate is ideal for anyone who wants to become a better manager. Whether you’re a recent graduate or mid-career, you’ll benefit from this program. PROGRAM STRUCTURE To earn the certificate, complete five core courses and three of our seven electives. You may start with any course, although some have prerequisites. We recommend that you begin with MGMT 120 Introduction to Business Administration. Most courses involve 42 hours of instruction and run between 12 and 14 weeks on evenings and weekends. You may take up to five years to finish the program. CORE COURSES (192 HOURS) MGMT111 Writing in the Workplace MGMT115 Organizational Behaviour MGMT120 Introduction to Business Administration MGMT250 Fundamentals of Accounting MGMT420 Business Strategy (to be taken last) ELECTIVE COURSES (CHOOSE THREE) (126–132 HOURS) MGMT110 Communication in Business MGMT230 Introduction to Economic Theory (Fall 2012) MGMT240 Introduction to Marketing MGMT310 Human Resource Management MGMT350 Business Finance (Fall 2012) MGMT355 Management Accounting MGMT360 Business Law APPLICATION AND TUITION You may begin the program in any semester, so there is no application deadline, but we encourage you to apply before or soon after you begin your coursework. Tuition for this program is based on individual course fees, which may vary over the time you take to complete the certificate.

INFORMATION SESSIONS CERTIFICATES IN MANAGEMENT: General Management, Risk Management, and Human Resources Management Tuesday, January 31, 6–7 pm, SFU Vancouver Tuesday, February 7, 6:30–7:30 pm, SFU Surrey Wednesday, March 21, 6:30–7:30 pm, SFU Surrey Wednesday, March 28, 6–7 pm, SFU Vancouver Tuesday, June 5, 6:30–7:30 pm, SFU Surrey Tuesday, June 12, 6:00–7:00 pm, SFU Vancouver Register for one of these free sessions at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

You may take the following courses individually or as part of the Certificate in Management.

BUSINESS FINANCE Learn the basic concepts and theory of corporate finance and its relationship to business strategy within Canada. We’ll emphasize the role of the financial manager in maximizing shareholder wealth and the financial decision-making process. Topics include financial ratio analysis, budgeting, short- and long-term financing, the time value of money, investment decisions, capital budgeting and risk, financing decisions, capital structure, and dividend policy. Prerequisite: MGMT250 Fundamentals of Accounting. MGMT350 / Fall 2012

BUSINESS LAW A variety of legal issues and principles underlie most business transactions. This course provides a general introduction to Canadian business law. Topics include the legal system, the judicial system, the law of torts, property law, the law of contract, forms of business organization, special contractual relations, the debtor-creditor relationship, securities legislation, employment relationships, and administrative law. MGMT360-VA1121 / $570 12 - Thu, Jan 19–Apr 5, 6–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Jonathan Weisman

BUSINESS STRATEGY Learn how marketing, finance, production, and human resources factor into an effective strategic plan for any organization. Topics include industry analysis, competitive strategic analysis, analyzing internal strategic resources and capabilities, business level strategies and tactics, stakeholder preferences, and managing strategic change. Prerequisites: MGMT120 Introduction to Business Administration and MGMT250 Fundamentals of Accounting (or equivalent). MGMT420-SU1121 / $570 7 - Sat, Jan 21–Mar 24 (no class Feb 11 and 18, and Mar 10), 9 am–4 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Spencer Dane

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COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS Combining the right words with the right actions is the key to effective communication. Through interactive group exercises, case studies, reflections, and lectures, you will explore interpersonal and group communication in the workplace, emphasizing verbal and non-verbal communication, communication styles, selfconcept and perception, group interactions, and conflict resolution. We’ll also address intercultural communication and technology uses. MGMT110-VA1121 / $570 10 - Wed, Jan 18–Mar 21, 6–9:30 pm, and Sat, Jan 21, 9 am–5 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Shauna Jones

FUNDAMENTALS OF ACCOUNTING This course focuses on the user orientation of financial accounting, the uses of financial statements, how to analyse a business entity, and how the accounting system is structured. Topics include recording transactions, adjusting entries, preparing financial statements, the accounting cycle, merchandise operations, inventory accounting, accounting systems, internal control, cash, accounts receivable, capital assets, corporations, analysis of financial statements, and accounting terminology. MGMT250-VA1121 / $570 14 - Wed, Jan 18–Apr 18, 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Peter Woolley MGMT250-SU1121 / $570 12 - Sat, Jan 21–Apr 14 (no class Apr 7), 1–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: David Chan

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Successful organizations know that effective human resource management is key to a competitive advantage. Learn the theory of human resource management and how to use it to achieve organizational objectives. Topics include human resource strategies, legislation, job analysis, recruiting methods, performance evaluation methods, job evaluation techniques, and employee benefit programs. MGMT310-VA1121 / $570 12 - Wed, Jan 18–Apr 4, 6–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Kathryn Taft MGMT310-SU11211 / $570 14 - Wed, Jan 18–Apr 18, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Sarb Hovey MGMT310-SU11212 / $570 12 - Sat, Apr 28–Jul 28 (no class May 19 and Jun 30), 9–12:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Sarb Hovey MGMT310-VA1124 / $570 7 - Sat, May 5–Jun 23 (no class May 19), 9–4 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Kathryn Taft

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Learn how to integrate business functions in this introduction to the Canadian business environment. Topics include the economic environment, essentials of business planning, types of business ownership, business ethics and social responsibility, legal and regulatory issues in business, and organizational functions such as marketing, finance, human resources, and production and quality management. MGMT120-VA1121 / $570 14 - Tue, Jan 17–Apr 17, 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Wayne Rawcliffe MGMT120-SU11211 / $570 12 - Sat, Jan 21–Apr 14 (no class Apr 7), 9–12:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: David Chan MGMT120-SU11212 / $570 12 - Sat, Apr 28–Jul 28 (no class May 19 and Jun 30), 9–12:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: David Chan

INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMIC THEORY Enhance your understanding of the modern business environment in this introduction to economic theory, including micro and macroeconomics. You will examine simple competitive markets through concepts that include the elasticity of supply and demand and the theory of perfect competition. You’ll also learn about the forces that determine economic growth, the role of money in the economy, and the government’s role in economic management through fiscal, monetary, and other policies. MGMT230 / Fall 2012

INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING In this course, you will explore the role of marketing in organizational and global success. You’ll also learn basic marketing techniques and why organizations of all sizes must develop a market- and consumer-oriented focus. MGMT240-VA1121 / $570 12 - Tue, Jan 17–Apr 3, 6–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Noel Genoway 18

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MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING Accounting isn’t just for accountants. Learn how to use accounting information and a variety of analytical techniques to help with decision-making, planning, and control. Topics include cost terms, concepts and classifications, cost-volume-profit analysis, job order costing, variable costing, profit planning, flexible budgets and overhead analysis, profitability analysis, cost data, the concept of present value, and capital budgeting decisions. Prerequisite: MGMT250 Fundamentals of Accounting. MGMT355-VA1124 / $570 14 - Mon and Thu, May 7–Jun 25 (no class May 21), 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Peter Woolley

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR Explore the interaction between individuals and groups in organizations; how to predict and understand events; the influence of values, attitudes, personality, and emotion on individual behaviour; and the implications of specific behaviours for the organization. Key topics include communication and motivation, team dynamics, leadership, the role of politics and power, conflict and negotiation, organizational culture, and change management. MGMT115-SU11211 / $570 14 - Mon, Jan 16–Apr 23 (no class Apr 9) 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Sarb Hovey` MGMT115-VA11211 / $570 7 - Mon, Jan 23–Apr 16 (no class Apr 9), 6–9:30 pm, SFU Van, in-class sessions *Blended course format Instructor: Leila Rahemtulla MGMT115-SU11212 / $570 12 - Sat, Apr 28–Jul 28 (no class May 19 and Jun 30), 1:30–5 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Sarb Hovey MGMT115-VA11212 / $570 7 - Mon, Apr 30-Jun 18 (no class May 21) 6–9 pm, SFU Van, in-class sessions *Blended and condensed course format (in-class sessions once a week for 7 weeks) Instructor: Leila Rahemtulla

WRITING IN THE WORKPLACE Quality written communication is critical to your personal and corporate success. Substantially improve your business writing skills by learning about writing process, generating strategies, audience analysis, structure, persuasive strategies, format, style, and revision. MGMT111-VA1121 / $570 8 - Sat, Jan 28–Mar 17, 9 am–12 noon, SFU Van Instructor: June Williams MGMT111-SU1121 / $570 8 - Sat, Apr 28–Jun 23 (no class May 19), 9 am–12 noon, SFU Sur Instructor: Tom Swankey In addition to earning a Certificate in Management from SFU, you may also transfer some courses into a degree at Thompson Rivers University. For more information on specific course equivalents, visit our website.

RISK MANAGEMENT In today’s complex and unpredictable economy, risk management is a sought-after skill. We can help you improve your understanding of the risks your organization faces and develop ways to prevent loss.

CERTIFICATE IN MANAGEMENT: RISK MANAGEMENT This program combines general management concepts and techniques with specialized courses in risk assessment, risk control, and risk financing. You’ll graduate with the abilities and tools you need to move your career ahead.

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? The program will benefit anyone working or interested in a career that requires knowledge of the latest business and risk management concepts: insurance, financial legal services, supply chain management, business operations, consulting, and planning. If you’re pursuing a professional risk management designation, you can meet certain course requirements through this certificate program. Possible designations: • Canadian Risk Management (CRM) • RIMS Fellow (RF) • Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP)

PROGRAM STRUCTURE The certificate consists of five core courses and three specialization courses. You may start with any course, but we recommend that you start with core courses and complete the specialization courses in the order below. Most courses involve 42 hours of instruction and run between 12 and 14 weeks on evenings and weekends. You may take up to five years to finish the program. CORE COURSES (192 HOURS) MGMT111 Writing in the Workplace MGMT115 Organizational Behaviour MGMT120 Introduction to Business Administration MGMT250 Fundamentals of Accounting MGMT420 Business Strategy (to be taken last) See the General Management Certificate section (pages 17–19) for core MGMT course descriptions.

SPECIALIZATION COURSES (COMPLETE ALL THREE IN ORDER) (126 HOURS) We offer these three courses in Vancouver and Victoria. Schedules vary by location. CRM110 Risk Assessment CRM205 Risk Control CRM305 Risk Financing APPLICATION AND TUITION You may begin the program in any semester, so there is no application deadline, but we encourage you to apply before or soon after you begin your coursework. Tuition for this program is based on individual course fees, which may vary over the time you take to complete the certificate.

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You may take the following courses individually or as part of the Certificate in Management.

RISK ASSESSMENT Learn about the first two steps of the risk management decisionmaking process: identifying and analysing loss exposures and how to treat them. Topics include appropriate techniques for handling each exposure and guidelines for selecting the best risk management alternative. CRM110-VA1121 / $570 7 - Fri–Sat, Jan 27 and 28, and Feb 17 and 18, 9 am–5 pm; Sun, Jan 29 and Feb 19, 9 am–1 pm; and Sat, Feb 25, 9 am–12 noon, SFU Van Instructor: Karen MacWilliam

RISK CONTROL This course is an overview of the measures available to control risks associated with property, intellectual property, personnel, liability, and net income loss exposures. Topics include the cause of accidents, fundamental risk control techniques, system safety analysis, and organization members that apply and monitor risk control measures. Prerequisite: CRM110 Risk Assessment. CRM205-VA1121 / $570 12 - Tue, Jan 17–Apr 10 (no class Mar 27), 6–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Keith Gibson

RISK FINANCING Explore how to select, implement and monitor risk financing techniques—methods that an organization can use to obtain funds to pay for accidental losses. Topics include risk financing objectives, types of risk financing plans, insurance as a risk financing technique, capital market products for risk financing, accounting, forecasting accidental losses and risk financing needs, income tax aspects of risk management, and allocating risk management costs. Prerequisites: CRM110 Risk Assessment and CRM205 Risk Control. CRM305-VI1121 / $570 14 - Wed, Jan 18–Apr 18, 6–9 pm, Victoria Instructor: Sharon White CRM305-VA1121 / $570 12 - Thu, Jan 19–Apr 12, (no class one Thu between Jan 19 and Apr 12), 6–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Wayne Hickey

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Skilled human resources professionals are in high demand in the Canadian workforce. Organizations look to their HR staff to develop talent, craft policy, and manage change.

CERTIFICATE IN HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT This program combines effective human resources concepts and techniques with specialized courses in strategy; planning; performance management; labour relations; and organizational behaviour, training, and development. Coursework is aligned with the Required Professional Capabilities (RPCs®) for the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation, which is granted through the BC Human Resources Management Association. The program will help prepare you to write the National Knowledge Exam®, the first of two exams for the CHRP designation.

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? Whether you currently work in human resources or you’re planning a career change, you’ll graduate from this program with the tools you need to move your career ahead. PROGRAM STRUCTURE The certificate consists of six required courses. Most courses are based on 36 to 42 hours of instruction and run between 12 and 14 weeks on evenings and weekends. You may take up to five years to finish the program. REQUIRED COURSES (228 HOURS) MGMT310 Human Resource Management (prerequisite for all courses other than MGMT 115) MGMT115 Organizational Behaviour MGMT315 Strategic Human Resources Planning MGMT316 Workplace Training and Development MGMT325 Performance Management MGMT326 Labour and Employment Relations You may also take MGMT310 and MGMT115 as part of the Certificate in Management (page 17).

APPLICATION AND TUITION You may begin the program in any semester, so there is no application deadline, but we encourage you to apply before or soon after you begin your coursework. Tuition for this program is based on individual course fees, which may vary over the time you take to complete the certificate.

INFORMATION SESSIONS CERTIFICATES IN MANAGEMENT: General Management, Risk Management, and Human Resources Management Tuesday, January 31, 6–7 pm, SFU Vancouver Tuesday, February 7, 6:30–7:30 pm, SFU Surrey Wednesday, March 21, 6:30–7:30 pm, SFU Surrey Wednesday, March 28, 6–7 pm, SFU Vancouver Tuesday, June 5, 6:30–7:30 pm, SFU Surrey Tuesday, June 12, 6:00–7:00 pm, SFU Vancouver Register for one of these free sessions at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

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You may take the following courses individually or as part of the Certificate in Human Resources Management.

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Successful organizations know that effective human resource management is key to a competitive advantage. Learn the theory of human resource management and how to use it to achieve organizational objectives. Topics include human resource strategies, legislation, job analysis, recruiting methods, performance evaluation methods, job evaluation techniques, and employee benefit programs. MGMT310-VA1121 / $570 12 - Wed, Jan 18–Apr 4, 6–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Kathryn Taft MGMT310-SU11211 / $570 14 - Wed, Jan 18–Apr 18, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Sarb Hovey MGMT310-SU11212 / $570 12 Sat, Apr 28–Jul 28 (no class May 19 or Jun 30), 9–12:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Sarb Hovey MGMT310-VA1124 / $570 7 - Sat, May 5–Jun 23 (no class May 19), 9–4 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Kathryn Taft

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR Explore the interaction between individuals and groups in organizations; how to predict and understand events; the influence of values, attitudes, personality, and emotion on individual behaviour; and the implications of specific behaviours for the organization. Key topics include communication and motivation, team dynamics, leadership, the role of politics and power, conflict and negotiation, organizational culture, and change management. MGMT115-SU11211 / $570 14 - Mon, Jan 16–Apr 23 (no class Apr 9), 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Sarb Hovey MGMT115-VA11211 / $570 7 - Mon, Jan 23–Apr 16 (no class Apr 9), 6–9:30 pm, SFU Van, in-class sessions *Blended course format Instructor: Leila Rahemtulla MGMT115-SU11212 / $570 12 - Sat, Apr 28–Jul 28 (no class May 19 or Jun 30), 1:30–5 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Sarb Hovey MGMT115-VA11212 / $570 7 - Mon, Apr 30–Jun 18 (no class May 21), 6–9 pm, SFU Van, in-class sessions *Blended and condensed course format (In-class sessions once a week for 7 weeks) Instructor: Leila Rahemtulla

STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING Explore the link between organizational and human resources strategies and develop the skills and tools you need for effective planning. You’ll focus on standard metrics of HR planning, relevant IT solutions, demand forecasting techniques, job-based and competency-based approaches to aligning future needs with strategic objectives, management succession plans, success measurement, and the risks and limitations of outsourcing. MGMT315-VA1121 / $570 12 - Tue, Jan 17–Apr 3, 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Sarb Hovey

WORKPLACE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT Developing talent is an increasingly critical HR function that requires practical knowledge and technical skill. Learn how to perform a training needs analysis, measure and address the gap between expected and actual performance, and design evaluation criteria to calculate return on investment. You’ll get invaluable experience by delivering a training course. MGMT316-VA1121 / $570 12 - Thu, Jan 19–Apr 5, 6-9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Kathryn Taft

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT Performance management is a continuous process of measuring and developing individual and team performance and aligning both with organizational goals. Learn how to create and implement a performance management system that helps employees perform at their best. You’ll get hands-on practice by coaching for performance. MGMT325-VA1121 / $570 12 - Mon, Jan 16–Apr 2, 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Wayne Rawcliffe MGMT325-VA1124 / $570 12 - Wed, May 2–Jul 18, 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Sarb Hovey

LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS In a unionized environment, conflicts between employees and managers are addressed through negotiation, discussion, and the interpretation of a collective agreement. This course introduces the fundamentals of the union/management relationship, emphasizing the legal and practical framework in BC. Key topics include employment and labour legislation, the certification process, collective bargaining, interpretation of the collective agreement, and dispute resolution. MGMT326-VA1121 / $570 12 - Wed, Jan 18–Apr 4, 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: TBA MGMT326-VA1124 / $570 12 - Thu, May 3–Jul 19, 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: TBA

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CANADIAN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS (IN MANDARIN) Studying the fundamentals of Canadian business management will help you master the management concepts and techniques you need to excel in a Canadian business environment.

【加國商業管理基礎證書】 由西門菲沙大學與《星島日報》合辦, 這項用國語授課的證書課程包含五個科 目,主要講解加拿大商務慣 例、本地之 商業管理政策及成功的營商技巧助您深層認識北美文 化並克服語言障礙, 同時 一窺翻譯領域的奧妙, 獲取一技之長。有 效地運用與提升自己原有的經驗與語言能力, 轉為有利於謀職與社 交的利器, 取得主流社會的認同並尋獲更好的工作與薪資。 CERTIFICATE IN CANADIAN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS (IN MANDARIN) This certificate program, which we offer in cooperation with the Sing Tao Daily newspaper, provides an overview of Canadian business management practices in marketing, human resources, accounting, and law. IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? Are you a Mandarin-speaking professional? SFU can help you excel in a Canadian environment, whether you work for an organization or run your own business. The language of classroom instruction is Mandarin, but you need to be proficient in English—you’ll use English language course materials and textbooks.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE The program consists of five required courses that are based on 30 hours of classroom instruction and usually run for 10 weeks. You may start with any course that interests you, and you have up to five years to complete all five. REQUIRED COURSES (150 HOURS) CBMF120 Introduction to Business Administration CBMF240 Introduction to Marketing CBMF250 Fundamentals of Accounting CBMF310 Human Resource Management (Fall 2012) CBMF360 Business Law (Fall 2012) APPLICATION AND TUITION You may begin the program in any semester, so there is no application deadline. Tuition for this program is based on individual course fees, which may vary over the time you take to complete the certificate. You may take the following courses individually or as part of the Certificate in Canadian Business Management Fundamentals.

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING Explore the role of marketing in organizational and global success. In this course, you’ll learn basic marketing techniques and why organizations of all sizes must develop a market- and consumeroriented focus. CBMF240-VA1121 / $570 10 - Mon, Feb 13–Apr 23 (no class Apr 9), 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Kenneth Wong

FUNDAMENTALS OF ACCOUNTING Examine the user orientation of financial accounting, the uses of financial statements, how to analyse a business entity, and how the accounting system is structured. Topics include recording transactions, adjusting entries, preparing financial statements, the accounting cycle, merchandise operations, inventory accounting, accounting systems, internal control, cash, accounts receivable, capital assets, corporations, analysis of financial statements, and accounting terminology. CBMF250-VA1121 / $570 10 - Wed, Feb 15–Apr 18, 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Benjamin Guo

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Successful organizations know that effective human resource management is key to a competitive advantage. Learn the theory of human resource management and how to use it to achieve organizational objectives. Topics include human resource strategies, legislation, job analysis, recruiting methods, performance evaluation methods, job evaluation techniques, and employee benefit programs. CBMF310 / Fall 2012

BUSINESS LAW This course is a general introduction to business law in Canada. You’ll learn a variety of legal issues and principles that underlie and impact business transactions. Topics include the law and the legal system, the judicial system, the law of torts, real property law, the law of contract, forms of business organization, special contractual relations, the debtor-creditor relationship, securities legislation, the employment relationship, and administrative law. CBMF360 / Fall 2012

BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SEMINARS NEW This spring, in cooperation with the Sing Tao Daily newspaper, we are pleased to present a weekend seminar series on various business and management topics. These seminars will be in Cantonese and/or Mandarin at the Surrey City Centre Library, located beside the SFU Surrey campus. For more information, contact us at 778-782-8000 or csreg@sfu.ca.

Learn how to integrate business functions in this introduction to the Canadian business environment. Topics include the economic environment, essentials of business planning, types of business ownership, business ethics, social responsibility, legal and regulatory issues in business, and organizational functions such as marketing, finance, human resources, and production and quality management. CBMF120-VA1121 / $570 10 - Thu, Feb 16–Apr 19, 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: TBA LEARN MORE

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT Disciplined management is a hallmark of any successful project. Our courses in project management cover a range of critical concepts and skills for new and experienced project managers and business analysts.

INFORMATION SESSIONS DIPLOMA IN APPLIED PROJECT MANAGEMENT Tuesday, March 13, 6:30–7:30 pm, SFU Surrey Wednesday, June 20, 6:30–7:30 pm, SFU Surrey Register for one of these free sessions at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

DIPLOMA IN APPLIED PROJECT MANAGEMENT This 18-day diploma program covers a project’s entire life cycle. Using an applied approach to project management, you’ll integrate technical tools with leadership skills and learn to create and lead successful teams, establish a project management office, assess technology options, and understand the responsibilities of project close-out. SFU is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? Whatever industry, sector, or organization you work in, if you want to improve your project management skills, this program will give you the edge you need. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This part-time program runs twice a year, starting in April and September. The 10 courses are between one and four days long, for a total of 18 days in class. Classes are during the day every other Friday and Saturday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The next program runs from April 20 to August 11, 2012. REQUIRED COURSES (126 HOURS) DAPM105 Foundations of Project Management DAPM110 Project Communication Management DAPM115 Project Risk Management DAPM120 Project Procurement Management DAPM125 Project Leadership, Problem-Solving, and Decision-Making DAPM130 Project Quality Management DAPM135 Project Management Office DAPM140 Project Monitoring and Control DAPM145 Project Management Technology DAPM150 Project Close-Out and Review APPLICATION AND TUITION The 2012 application deadline is March 23. We will review applications as we receive them. Because this program is limited to 25 participants, we encourage you to apply early. Tuition for the full diploma program is $7,560 and includes all course materials. We offer a reduced fee of $7,000 to accepted applicants who pay in full by March 23.

You may take the following courses individually or as part of the Diploma in Applied Project Management. Individual course registration opens March 23.

FOUNDATIONS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT Successful projects are the result of effective time management, cost control, and motivated teams. Learn to achieve all three by using a team approach to planning, scheduling, monitoring, and evaluating projects. You’ll receive an overview of the project life cycle, study the foundational theories and principles of successful project management, and learn to integrate project management processes from initiation to close. DAPM105-SU1121 / for diploma students only 4 - Fri–Sat, Apr 20–21, May 4–5, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Gary Robinson

PROJECT COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT Effective communication is critical to any successful project— and you need a plan to make it happen. After a brief review of communication management concepts, you’ll learn skills and techniques that will help you develop a better and more comprehensive communications plan. DAPM110-SU1124 / $420 1 - Fri, May 25, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Jan Kietzmann

PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT Managing risk is a key component of successful project design— even the best-planned projects deal with uncertainty. Starting with a brief review of project risk management concepts and processes, you’ll learn how to identify the risks that threaten projects and develop a risk management plan that emphasizes practical solutions. DAPM115-SU1124 / $420 1 - Sat, May 26, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Andrew Gemino

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE Organizations recognize the need for careful definition, discipline, and deployment as they adopt project management practices. In this course, you’ll focus on establishing a project management office, which is an effective method of support and guidance in a project-based environment. Learn how to build a project management office that controls the project and helps managers and their teams deliver value— without introducing unnecessary bureaucracy. DAPM135-SU1124 / $420 1 - Sat, Jul 7, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Jolyon Hallows

PROJECT MONITORING AND CONTROL Effective monitoring and control are essential to ensuring that a project is completed on schedule and budget, and adds value to the organization. This course will introduce you to the requirements for project monitoring and control and give you techniques and skills for evaluating and reporting project status.

PROJECT PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT In the project environment, procurement has many facets. In this course, you’ll focus on the client side of procurement: purchasing equipment, supplies, and resource effort. You’ll learn to define purchasing requirements, source potential vendors, evaluate responses, and manage goods and services. You’ll also discuss vendor-related responses to solicitations and study the project management implications of using contractors, outsourcing, and out-tasking. DAPM120-SU1124 / $840 2 - Fri–Sat, Jun 8–9, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Pamela Hollington

DAPM140-SU1124 / $840 2 - Fri–Sat, Jul 13–14, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Jolyon Hallows

PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY When it comes to project management technology, MS Project is just the beginning. This course is an overview of the project management areas where software plays a supporting role. You’ll focus on project portfolio management, project document repositories, resource management, time sheeting, and project process reporting. You’ll also learn to understand, evaluate, and compare software options. DAPM145-SU1124 / $840 2 - Fri–Sat, Jul 27–28, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Andrew Gemino

PROJECT LEADERSHIP, PROBLEM SOLVING, AND DECISION-MAKING

PROJECT CLOSE-OUT AND REVIEW

Many project leaders take a top-down approach to problem solving and decision-making. This is adequate for some technical situations, but most problems result from a lack of communication and teamwork and a reluctance to ask for other opinions. This course presents a project leadership approach that combines individual strengths with team processes to make timely, effective decisions. The payoff? A project culture with a consistent record of success.

In today’s busy world, managers often forget project close-out. In this capstone course, you’ll revisit topics from earlier courses and emphasize the importance of project close-out and review. Your instructor will use a well-known public project to apply the concepts and techniques you’ve explored throughout the program to the close-out process. You’ll also spend a full day on applied skill development—a team exercise in completing and presenting a post-project review.

DAPM125-SU1124 / $840 2 - Fri–Sat, Jun 22–23, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Gary Robinson

DAPM150-SU1124 / for diploma students only 2 - Fri–Sat, Aug 10–11, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Pamela Hollington

PROJECT QUALITY MANAGEMENT Managing product quality is one of the key responsibilities of a project manager. Your instructor will help you explore what quality means in a business management context, explain how you can apply it to different types of projects, and demonstrate how to build quality as you manage projects. DAPM130-SU1124 / $420 1 - Fri, Jul 6, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Jolyon Hallows LEARN MORE

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STAND-ALONE COURSE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT—A TEAM APPROACH This three-day course is for managers, supervisors, and specialists who are involved or expect to be involved in projects as a leader or team member. It is a workshop, so wherever appropriate, learning will be experiential and hands-on. Groups will form on the first day and work together throughout the course, which will allow you to experience the challenges and rewards of collaborative planning. PMC100-VA1124 / $800 + HST = $896 3 - Mon–Wed, May 28–30, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Gary Robinson

BUSINESS ANALYSIS Business analysis is an integral part of the project life cycle. Our business analysis courses cover a range of problem-solving techniques, skills, and tools that you can apply to any business problem.

INFORMATION SESSIONS CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED BUSINESS ANALYSIS Tuesday, March 6, 6–7 pm, SFU Vancouver Tuesday, June 26, 6–7 pm, SFU Vancouver Register for one of these free sessions at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED BUSINESS ANALYSIS This certificate program provides a comprehensive foundation in business analysis tools. It will equip you to gather, document, validate, and communicate requirements; develop and implement business processes; build a case for business change; and lead successful teams. Our applied, experiential approach includes discussion, theory, best practices, case studies, networking opportunities, and a variety of quantitative tools. The final course in the program is a business analysis simulation in which you’ll apply what you’ve learned. SFU is an Endorsed Education Provider (EEP™) with the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®). Coursework is aligned with the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide 2.0).

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? Both new and experienced business analysts will benefit from this program.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE This part-time program runs twice a year, starting in April and September. Each of the nine courses is two days in length, for a total of 18 days in class. Classes are during the day on Fridays and Saturdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The next program runs from April 13 to July 28, 2012. REQUIRED COURSES (126 HOURS) CABA105 Business Analysis Fundamentals CABA110 Business Analysis: Team Dynamics and Leadership CABA115 Business Analysis Planning, Management, and Eliciting Requirements CABA120 Business Analysis: Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving CABA125 Business Process Analysis CABA130 Building a Case for Business Change CABA135 Business Analytics CABA140 Business Analysis: IT and Project Implications CABA145 Business Analysis: Simulation APPLICATION AND TUITION The 2012 application deadline is March 16. Because the program is limited to 25 participants, we encourage you to apply early. We will review applications as we receive them. Tuition for the full certificate program is $7,560 and includes all course materials. We offer a reduced fee of $7,000 to accepted applicants who pay in full by March 16.

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You may take the following courses individually or as part of the Certificate in Applied Business Analysis. Individual course registration opens March 16.

BUSINESS ANALYSIS FUNDAMENTALS In this course, we’ll explain definitions, concepts, and the context of business analysis within the organization. We’ll also discuss the role of business analysts and the fundamental skills they require to be successful. Since business analysts’ work spans many aspects of an organization, this course will present fundamental business concepts and relationships and lay the foundation for developing critical communication and presentation skills. CABA105-VA1121 / $840 2 - Fri–Sat, Apr 13–14, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Pamela Hollington

BUSINESS ANALYSIS: TEAM DYNAMICS AND LEADERSHIP Business analysts’ ability to work effectively on a team is critical to the success of their work. This course will give you a solid understanding of the skills you need to develop and motivate teams and help them reach their goals. Core topics include team dynamics, personality styles, teamwork, trustworthiness, leadership, and influence. CABA110-VA1121 / $840 2 - Fri–Sat, Apr 27–28, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Gary Robinson

BUSINESS ANALYSIS PLANNING, MANAGEMENT, AND ELICITING REQUIREMENTS Learn to plan your approach to business analysis more effectively. You’ll learn the dichotomy between plan-driven approaches and change-driven approaches to business analysis. You’ll also learn the basics of management tools such as stakeholder analysis, activity plans, communication plans, requirements management, and performance assessment. Once you understand the management tools, we’ll introduce you to the first step in developing an analysis. CABA115-VA1124 / $840 2 - Fri–Sat, May 11–12, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Andrew Gemino

BUSINESS ANALYSIS: CRITICAL THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING This course will help you understand the impact of organizational culture, politics, and personal motivation and teach you to apply structured techniques for problem solving, creative thinking, decision-making, and analysis. Your work as an analyst will generally result in significant organizational change, so you will also learn to identify the potential effects of your recommended solutions and help the organization adapt. CABA120-VA1124 / $840 2 - Fri–Sat, May 25–26, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Pamela Hollington

BUSINESS PROCESS ANALYSIS Improve your understanding of how organizations use business processes to create value. You’ll learn to develop process models, communicate business process information, define business needs, assess capability gaps, and define a solution scope. Other key topics include documentation and validation, software applications for process and enterprise analysis, approaches for developing solutions, and an introduction to the business case. CABA125-VA1124 / $840 2 - Fri–Sat, Jun 8–9, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Drew Parker

BUILDING A CASE FOR BUSINESS CHANGE Besides an effective proposal, a successful case for business change must include an assessment of the organization’s needs, capabilities, and readiness to adapt to change. You will learn to develop recommendations for business process changes, model and validate change requirements, prepare the essential elements of an effective business case, and communicate effectively throughout the process. CABA130-VA1124 / $840 2 - Fri–Sat, Jun 22–23, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Andrew Gemino

BUSINESS ANALYTICS Learn to estimate the costs and benefits of a process change—an essential skill for business analysts. You’ll learn about querying from existing data sources, outlining assumptions, developing cost-benefits models, analysing outcomes over multiple years, working with relational databases, separating assumptions from the model, and developing flexible formulae as you make estimates. CABA135-VA1124 / $840 2 - Fri–Sat, Jul 6–7, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Peter Tingling

BUSINESS ANALYSIS: IT AND PROJECT IMPLICATIONS Learn about project management concepts, disciplines, and methodologies. Key learning objectives include fundamental concepts of project management, how business analysis occurs within the context of projects, different project management methodologies, and the difference between project management and product development. We’ll also discuss information technology and how it relates to business analysis. CABA140-VA1124 / for certificate students only 2 - Fri–Sat, Jul 13–14, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Kamai Masri

BUSINESS ANALYSIS: SIMULATION In this final course in the Certificate in Applied Business Analysis program, you will apply what you’ve learned to a case study. You will work with a team to analyse the details of a provided scenario, identify and evaluate options, develop recommendations, describe your approach to the analysis, and prepare and deliver a final presentation to a review panel and the rest of your classmates. CABA145-VA1124 / for certificate students only 2 - Fri–Sat, Jul 27–28, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Pamela Hollington

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PUBLIC COMPANY GOVERNANCE

STRATEGIC SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

The last decade has seen intense public scrutiny of misconduct in North American corporations. The emphasis on corporate governance and a rapidly changing regulatory environment makes it essential for company officers, directors, and principals to understand their responsibilities and legal obligations. The Public Companies course is designed to help you meet these governance demands.

The Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) offers a national Strategic Supply Chain Management Leadership Program. Completing this program leads to the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation—Canada’s most sought-after academic achievement in supply chain management.

PUBLIC COMPANIES: FINANCING, GOVERNANCE, AND COMPLIANCE Supported by the Toronto Stock Exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange, and the BC Securities Commission, the course will give you the information you need to comply with Canada’s complex system of securities regulation. Topics include fundamentals of corporate governance, securities law, shareholder communications and investor relations, financial statement requirements, obligations for company insiders, understanding TSX/TSXVenture Exchange requirements, and directors’ powers, functions, and liabilities. PBCO200-VA1121 / $600 or $540* + HST = $672 or $604.80* 2 - Thu–Fri, Mar 1–2, 8:30 am–4 pm, SFU Van Program coordinators: Charlotte Bell, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, and David Toyoda, Boughton Law Corporation *The reduced fee is available to members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC, the Canadian Listed Companies Association, and the Canadian Investor Relations Institute.

STRATEGIC SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP PROGRAM SFU Continuing Studies and the BC Institute of PMAC collaborate to deliver the Strategic Supply Chain Management Leadership Program at SFU ’s Surrey campus. This 36-month program combines advanced supply chain management knowledge with high-level business skills. IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? This program is for working professionals who wish to launch or accelerate a career in supply chain management and pursue a SCMP designation. COURSES Eight modules cover the foundations of supply chain management: • Supply Chain Management • Procurement and Supply Management • Logistics and Transportation • Knowledge Management • Operations and Process Management • Global Sourcing • Supply Chain Management for the Public Sector • Supply Chain Management for Services, Capital Goods and Major Projects Six interactive workshops address high-level business skills: • Leadership and Professionalism • Negotiation Skills (two sessions) • Communication and Relational Skills • International Business and Multicultural Skills • Ethical Behaviour and Social Responsibility • Competitive Bidding, Contract Preparation and Contract Management A week-in-residence session integrates content from modules and workshops, and a final written examination tests what you’ve learned throughout the program.

APPLICATION AND TUITION Because this is a PMAC program, the BC Institute of PMAC (not SFU) is responsible for admissions. To apply to the program or for information about becoming an SCMP, visit www.bcipmac.ca.

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Career and Rehabilitation Professional Training

Career and Rehabilitation Professional Training If you’re interested in career services, our certificate and diploma programs and professional development workshops will help you excel as a career development practitioner or rehabilitation professional.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT Want to be a career coach, job search trainer, intake interviewer, employment counsellor, or vocational consultant? Our career development practitioner training can help you get there. To enhance your career practitioner skills even more, try our training workshops.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATE This program will prepare you to facilitate, implement, and plan career development programs. Our curriculum follows the Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners. Graduates of this program meet the training requirements for international certification as a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF). Our Career Development Theories and Code of Ethics course meets the minimum education requirements for the Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP) designation and is pre-approved by the British Columbia Career Development Association (BCCDA).

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? If you want a career in employment counselling or career development, this program is a perfect foundation. It’s also ideal for experienced employment service personnel who want professional certification or a promotion. PROGRAM STRUCTURE We offer this program full-time and part-time at SFU Surrey. The nine required courses involve 440 hours in class. The full-time program begins twice a year, in spring and fall, and lasts four to five months. The next full-time program runs from April 10 to August 3, 2012, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 3 pm. The part-time program starts once a year in the spring. The next part-time program runs from March 14 to November 24, 2012, on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 pm and Saturdays from 9 am to 4 pm.

REQUIRED COURSES (440 HOURS) CPRA105 Career Development Theories and Code of Ethics CPRA110 Career Planning, Assessment, and Personality Dimensions Level 1 CPRA115 Information and Computer Research CPRA120 Job Development and Diverse Groups CPRA125 Employment and Job Search Skills CPRA130 Group Facilitation and Job Finding Club CPRA135 Practicum I CPRA140 Practicum II CPRA145 Program Development, Resources Management, and Learning Facilitation APPLICATION AND TUITION We begin accepting applications five months before the program begins. Both full-time and part-time programs are limited to 18 participants, so please apply early. Tuition (fulland part-time) is $7,200, not including the cost of textbooks.

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INFORMATION SESSIONS CAREER DEVELOPMENT PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATE Thursday, January 12, 7 pm, SFU Surrey Wednesday, February 8, 7 pm, SFU Surrey Thursday, March 8, 7 pm, SFU Surrey Wednesday, May 16, 7 pm, SFU Surrey Thursday, June 14, 7 pm, SFU Surrey Wednesday, July 11, 7 pm, SFU Surrey Register for one of these free sessions at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

The following courses make up the Career Development Practitioner Certificate.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT THEORIES AND CODE OF ETHICS Analyse the strengths and limitations of several current career development theories, apply them to career intervention, and discuss emerging theories. You will examine the nature and use of the code of ethics as defined in the Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners, explore ethical issues in the workplace, and practise using an ethical decisionmaking model. You will also learn to identify stages of the helping process and use basic helping skills.

CAREER PLANNING, ASSESSMENT, AND PERSONALITY DIMENSIONS LEVEL 1 Examine the career planning process and debunk the 10 myths of career selection in this course. You’ll explore several kinds of psychometric properties and learn how to administer and apply the results of assessment tools. You’ll also practise what you learn using formal and informal vocational instruments and attend a Personality Dimensions workshop to earn certification as a Level 1 trainer.

INFORMATION AND COMPUTER RESEARCH Research information related to career planning, including the labour market, training programs, and financial resources. You will also collect data, assess its relevancy and accuracy, and create a labour market information report. We’ll explore the different classification systems for occupations, jobs and industries, and two major types of computer-assisted career guidance (CACG) systems. You’ll apply what you learn in an analysis of CACG systems according to their intended clients, content, structure, and potential application.

JOB DEVELOPMENT AND DIVERSE GROUPS This course is an examination of the principles of job development, vocational rehabilitation and placement monitoring, and the concepts of normalization, inclusion, job accommodation, return-to-work hierarchy and duty to accommodate. You’ll study the vocational needs of diverse groups, learn how to meet their needs, and get hands-on practice developing jobs, researching and negotiating employment contracts, and writing worksite analysis and task analysis reports.


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EMPLOYMENT AND JOB SEARCH SKILLS Develop a comprehensive set of job search skills, including conducting effective job searches, writing professional résumés and cover letters, and giving high-impact job interviews. We’ll examine job search strategies such as e-searching, employment value reports, and recruiting services. You will develop a jobhunting profile and learn how to monitor job searches for clients. You’ll also attend two workshops on e-résumé writing and social media.

GROUP FACILITATION AND JOB FINDING CLUB In this workshop, you will experience group dynamics from the inside, study their application to career development, and explore the stages of employment group development and related group tasks. You will use group facilitation models and get hands-on experience with facilitation techniques. This course also includes Job Finding Club Training and case management skills training.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

Under the supervision of the instructor and on-site supervisor, you will spend two weeks in an employment program such as a job club, career exploration program, or job development program. This is your opportunity to practise what you’ve learned with clients and program systems and develop your professional identity by consulting with agency practitioners.

Successful career development practitioners must keep up with industry developments and engage in professional training for licensing renewals. We offer recognized certification training workshops that meet both requirements. Workshops run from a few days to several months.

PRACTICUM II Working full-time at an employment service agency for two weeks, you will integrate and apply theoretical concepts while helping with screening, employment counselling and career planning. You’ll learn about the infrastructure and the administrative aspects of being a career practitioner, including client management, staff development, community involvement, and program marketing. You will also network with other professionals.

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, AND LEARNING FACILITATION Take this course to explore the Blueprint for Life/Work Designs, different adult learning styles, and effective facilitation skills. You’ll learn to propose, design, promote, and evaluate career development programs, outline the steps and equipment you need to set up an effective career resource centre, and develop materials for teaching key life skills. As part of this course, you will also attend a portfolio workshop and receive Integrated Case Management (ICM) system training.

Fees for the following workshops include all required assessment materials, training manuals, facilitator handbooks, and templates.

CAREER CENTRE ADVISING TRAINING Career centre advisors have many different names, including career centre assistant and career information specialist, depending on the school district. This 36-hour, part-time program will prepare you to facilitate career development programs and provide career development resources for students in a high school career centre. CPRA220-SU1121 / $1,030 + HST = $1,153.60 12 - Wed, Feb 15–May 2, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Loretta Dyck

JOB FINDING CLUB TRAINING Blending group workshops with tools and techniques such as the Azrin model helps people find work quickly. Course topics include facilitating groups, conducting mini-workshops, and providing feedback. You’ll be involved in a number of group practices. This five-day course will certify you as a Job Finding Club Facilitator. CPRA210-SU1124 / $685 5 - Thu–Fri, Jun 7–8, and Mon–Wed, Jun 11–13, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Kon Li

PERSONALITY DIMENSIONS LEVEL 1 TRAINING Personality Dimensions helps explain people’s behaviour based on their personalities. Through a self-discovery process, you’ll learn about personal growth, team building, leadership development, and career exploration. This three-day course will certify you as a Personality Dimensions Level 1 trainer who can facilitate introductory workshops. CPRA205-SU1121 / $785 3 - Mon–Wed, Apr 30–May 2, 9 am–3 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Kon Li

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Career and Rehabilitation Professional Training

REHABILITATION AND DISABILITY MANAGEMENT Canada’s workforce is aging, and more people are off work for medical reasons. There is an acute need to facilitate employees’ return to work quickly and appropriately.

DIPLOMA IN REHABILITATION AND DISABILITY MANAGEMENT This part-time, professional diploma will prepare you to help employees get back to work. You’ll learn about accommodations and working with employers to make appropriate and responsible return-to-work decisions. This program is pre-approved for continuing education credits from the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRAC) and the BC Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK).

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? This diploma is designed for health care, human resources, counselling, career development, and social services professionals. If you face the challenge of making accommodations for people with disabilities in a unionized or non-unionized environment, if you need to understand the role of medical, psychological and ergonomic assessments, or if you are tasked with making appropriate decisions in the return-to-work process, this program is for you.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE This diploma consists of eight intensive daytime courses that run once or twice a month, October through April, from Thursday or Friday to Saturday. REQUIRED COURSES (154 HOURS) REH120 Rehabilitation and Disability Foundations (Fall 2012) REH125 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Fall 2012) REH121 Mental Health Issues in Rehabilitation and Disability Management (Fall 2012) REH124 Professional Conduct and Ethics REH126 Assessments in Rehabilitation and Disability Management REH128 Vocational Accommodations REH129 Strategic Communication and Working Alliances REH130 Interventions and Return-to-Work Process APPLICATION AND TUITION The Fall 2012 program schedule and application information will be available on our website in March 2012. Tuition is $5,500 and does not include the cost of textbooks.

INFORMATION SESSIONS DIPLOMA IN REHABILITATION AND DISABILITY MANAGEMENT Thursday, January 12, 5:30 pm, SFU Surrey Wednesday, February 8, 5:30 pm, SFU Surrey Thursday, March 8, 5:30 pm, SFU Surrey Wednesday, May 16, 5:30 pm, SFU Surrey Thursday, June 14, 5:30 pm, SFU Surrey Wednesday, July 11, 5:30 pm, SFU Surrey Register for one of these free info sessions at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

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You may take the following courses individually or as part of the Diploma in Rehabilitation and Disability Management.

REHABILITATION AND DISABILITY FOUNDATIONS In this comprehensive overview of disability management, you’ll study foundational theories, historical practices, and current trends in rehabilitation and disability management. You’ll also learn to understand the social, vocational, and family issues that affect people with disabilities. We’ll outline the Canadian Disability Policy, related programs, and the development of vocational rehabilitation professions. REH120 / Fall 2012

PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION Designed to prepare rehabilitation professionals to help people dealing with physical disabilities, this course starts with an introduction to human anatomy and physiology. You’ll examine the epidemiology, symptoms, physical signs, medical investigations, and treatment of illnesses such as musculoskeletal disorder, nervous system disorder, and cardiovascular disorder, focusing on how they affect one’s ability to work. REH125 / Fall 2012

MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES IN REHABILITATION AND DISABILITY MANAGEMENT Mental health issues are the fastest-growing cause of absence from work. Their economic impact is enormous, and the amount of suffering they cause is immeasurable. In this course, you’ll focus on how mental health problems affect the workplace and how to create a healthy work environment. Topics include mental illness, depression, psychosocial issues, and post-traumatic stress disorder. We will also discuss returning to work after mental recovery. REH121 / Fall 2012

PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT AND ETHICS Ethics provide a guiding philosophy and a set of principles that govern the behaviour of individuals and organizations. Through group analysis of vignettes and case studies, you will identify and resolve ethical dilemmas and evaluate rules and policies. We will introduce you to the codes of ethics from associations such as the Canadian Counselling Association, the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada, and the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification. REH124-SU1121 / $750 3 - Thu–Sat, Jan 19–21, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Dean Powers

ASSESSMENTS IN REHABILITATION AND DISABILITY MANAGEMENT In rehabilitation, assessments yield valuable data that can direct treatment or give rationale for decisions. This course will help you understand various assessment types and tools such as the Functional Capacity Evaluation and the General Aptitude Test Battery. We will also discuss how to choose a provider and how results affect case management. You will learn to communicate assessment goals, navigate ethical issues, and integrate assessments into a professional practice. REH126-SU1121 / $750 3 - Thu–Sat, Feb 9–11, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Avita Sharma


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VOCATIONAL ACCOMMODATIONS

Vocational accommodations have legal, ergonomic, and technological aspects. In this course, you will learn about all parties’ responsibilities regarding human rights complaints and how the duty to accommodate develops. We will introduce you to the concept of Universal Design for products and environments, which has significant implications for people who would otherwise need accommodations. In the last part of the course, we will focus on assistive technology. REH128-SU1121 / $500 2 - Fri–Sat, Mar 2–3, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructors: Dan Robinson, Katrina Tilley, and Patricia Woods

STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION AND WORKING ALLIANCES Rehabilitation practitioners need to develop sustainable relationships with clients, employers, unions, professionals, and community stakeholders. This course will help you build such alliances with the goal of integrating people with disabilities into the workplace. We will emphasize the role of effective strategic communication, partnership, and collaboration. Through case studies, role-playing, and group discussions, you will explore counselling theories and their application to rehabilitation. REH129-SU1121 / $750 3 - Thu–Sat, Mar 22–24, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Jody Hawley

INTERVENTIONS AND RETURN-TO-WORK PROCESS Getting people back to work after injury or illness is key to any rehabilitation process, and return-to-work plans must consider all aspects of the individual’s recovery. You will learn to manage this process using a person-centered approach. Topics include the hierarchy of return-to-work processes, transitional work, costbenefit analysis, program evaluation, and determining the efficacy of new approaches to returning to work. REH130-SU1121 / $750 3 - Thu–Sat, Apr 19–21, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Karlene Dawson

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES The following rehabilitation management courses have been preapproved for continuing education units (CEUs) from the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada and the BC Association of Kinesiologists. The total number of instructional hours equals the number of CEUs—that is, a seven-hour course will give you seven CEUs.

PROGRAM EVALUATION Do your return-to-work, rehabilitation, and disability management programs get results? Are they cost-effective? Covering the essentials of evaluation design and reporting, this course will show you how to determine and show the efficacy of return-to-work programs. We’ll cover different types of program evaluation such as needs, process, and outcome assessment. REH122-SU1124 / $250 + HST = $280 1 - Sat, May 5, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Karlene Dawson

ERGONOMICS IN REHABILITATION MANAGEMENT Ergonomics, also called human factors, is concerned with designing elements of a PLACE system toHOLDER optimize human well-being IMAGE and system performance. Ergonomics philosophy and methods provide a framework for work and workplace evaluations, injury prevention, and accommodation. Topics include hierarchical task analysis, process flow, link analysis, RULA process, and strain index. You will learn to apply a human-centered systems approach to evaluating the workplace and designing appropriate interventions. REH127-SU1124 / $750 + HST = $840 3 - Thu–Sat, May 24–26, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Dan Robinson

CUSTOM TRAINING We also provide customized career development courses for those who already work in a career or employment-related field. For more information, call 778-782-8588.

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Community and urban planning

Community and Urban Planning We study community and urban planning to explain the urban world as we know it and envision what it could be. SFU Continuing Studies brings together the best instructors and speakers from the field to explore planning, transportation, architecture, landscape architecture, land-use economics, heritage, real estate development, and urban design.

SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Sustainable community development refers to developing a community’s dimensions and the land and environment on which it depends. A sustainable community looks for solutions and strategies that increase its physical, ecological, social, human, cultural, and economic value.

SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE This certificate offers practical solutions and best practices from real-world professionals through case studies, small group discussions, field trips, and assignments.

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? This program is for engineers, developers, builders, architects, elected officials, government administrators, non-profit organization staff, community advocates, urban and rural planners, and real estate, transportation, and environmental experts. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This program starts once a year in the fall. It consists of eight two- and three-day intensive courses over 10 to 18 months, depending on your choice of electives. We require you to take the six core courses, in order, during your first two semesters. You can take the two electives at any time during your first, second, third, and fourth semesters. CORE COURSES (98 HOURS) SUST910 Foundation in Sustainable Community Development (Fall 2012) SUST911 Applications in Sustainable Community Development (Fall 2012) SUST912 Sustainable Economics for the Real World (Fall 2012) SUST913 Making Change Happen: Building Commitment to Create Sustainability SUST914 Integrating Social Dimensions into Sustainability SUST915 Sustainable Community Development Studio ELECTIVE COURSES (CHOOSE TWO) (28 HOURS) SUST908 Community Food Systems SUST906 Communicating Sustainability for Awareness, Accountability and Action (TBA) SUST904 Urban Transportation: Planning and Designing for Sustainability (TBA) SUST905 Leading Edge Solutions to House Everyone (TBA) SUST907 Green Economy Frontiers and Opportunities (TBA) SUSTTBA Special Topics (courses address emerging issues) (TBA) APPLICATION AND TUITION The 2012 application deadline is July 15. Tuition is $4,600 if you pay in full before courses begin. This is $800 less than paying for each course individually.

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You may take the following courses individually or as part of the Sustainable Community Development Certificate.

FOUNDATION IN SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT This course addresses the confusion surrounding sustainability and presents our vision of sustainable community development and related principles. We’ll review sustainability issues and solutions through a combination of case studies, exercises, and presentations by leading experts. SUST910-VA1127 / $900 / Fall 2012 Instructors: Vanessa Timmer, principal, Resourceful Solutions Consulting, and guest speakers

APPLICATIONS IN SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Through field trips and presentations by sustainability project champions, we will explore the application of sustainability principles in a variety of programs, projects, and business ventures. SUST911-VA1127 / $600 / Fall 2012 Instructors: Spring Gillard, president, Garden Heart Productions; and Nina Winham, principal, New Climate Strategies

SUSTAINABLE ECONOMICS FOR THE REAL WORLD This course provides an overview of the emerging field of sustainable economics and the tools for building the business case for sustainability. Key topics include life cycle analysis, triplebottom-line accounting, and real estate valuation. SUST912-VA1127 / $600 / Fall 2012 Instructor: Alexis Morgan, biodiversity and sustainability consultant; associate, One Earth and Pembina Institute Green Economics Program

MAKING CHANGE HAPPEN: BUILDING COMMITMENT TO CREATE SUSTAINABILITY Whether you’re a skilled sustainability champion or relative newcomer, this course will enhance your ability to influence and promote change that supports sustainability goals. We’ll move from a broad theoretical overview to a detailed exploration of the skills and qualities of effective change agents. This course is an interactive peer learning experience. We’ll draw on real-world cases and discuss strategies for taking action in your area of interest. SUST913-VA1121 / $600 2 - Fri–Sat, Jan 20–21, 9 am–5:30 pm, SFU Van Instructors: Vanessa Timmer, principal, Resourceful Solutions Consulting; and Dagmar Timmer, One Earth Initiative Society

INTEGRATING SOCIAL DIMENSIONS INTO SUSTAINABILITY When social dimensions of sustainability go unaddressed, issues like race, ethnicity, class, affordable housing, employment, and individual identity can derail projects with even the best environmental intentions. Learn how to address “soft” issues of social justice and equity when tackling “hard” environmental issues, and discover win-win solutions that bridge social and environmental goals. SUST914-VA1121 / $600 2 - Fri–Sat, Mar 9–10, 9 am–5:30 pm, SFU Van Instructors: Rosemary Cooper, CreatingPLACES, and guest speakers


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URBAN DESIGN Drawing on the expertise of leading urban design professionals, we take an interdisciplinary approach to current Western Canadian urban design issues.

URBAN DESIGN CERTIFICATE This program incorporates economic, social, and environmental considerations and will benefit small, midsized and large communities.

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? The program is for professionals involved in the planning and design of the urban environment. This includes planners, architects, landscape architects, real estate developers, elected officials, building technicians, engineers, preservationists, local government administrators, lawyers, non-governmental organization staff, and community organizers and citizens. PROGRAM STRUCTURE The certificate consists of eight two- and three-day intensive courses. We require you to take the six core courses, in order, during your first two semesters. You can take the two electives at any time during your first, second, third, and fourth semesters. CORE COURSES (98 HOURS) URBD780 Theory and Practice (Fall 2012) URBD786 Visual Communication (Fall 2012) URBD785 Economic Fundamentals (Fall 2012) URBD778 Studio I: Analytic Tools URBD787 Ecological Planning and Sustainable Design URBD779 Studio II: Synthesis of Urban Form

COMMUNITY FOOD SYSTEMS Food isn’t just what we eat. It may be the end point of the vast interconnected systems that grow, process, package, market, and ultimately discard everything we call food. But there is far more to food when it comes to sustainability. This course deals with the consequences and alternatives to food systems. SUST908-VA1121 / $600 2 - Fri–Sat, Apr 20–21, 9 am–5:30 pm, SFU Van

SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STUDIO Apply what you’ve learned by proposing a sustainability plan and implementation strategy for a community or capstone project. Prerequisites: All other core courses. SUST915-VA1124 / $900 / for certificate students only 3 - Thu–Sat, May 24–26, 9 am–5:30 pm, SFU Sur

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ELECTIVE COURSES (CHOOSE TWO) (28 HOURS) URBD783 Designing Integrated Neighbourhoods URBD791 Implementation Methods (TBA) URBD790 Planning for Transportation and Accessibility (TBA) URBD789 Public Realm (TBA) URBD784 Urban Revitalization (TBA) URBDTBA Special Topics (TBA) APPLICATION AND TUITION The 2012 application deadline is July 15. Tuition is $4,600 if you pay in full before courses begin. This is $800 less than paying for each course individually. You may take the following courses individually or as part of the Urban Design Certificate.

THEORY AND PRACTICE This introductory course provides a context and framework for the certificate program. Learn the basics of the environmental, economic, social, and historical developments and concepts that inform current urban design practice. URBD780–VA1127 / $600 / Fall 2012 Instructor: Michael von Hausen, principal, MVH Urban Planning and Design, Inc.

VISUAL COMMUNICATION Drawing and visual communication skills are essential in urban design. You’ll examine graphics for different audiences in the urban design process; practise using graphic tools that improve communication; and learn the basics of perspective techniques, colour, and drawing. URBD786-VA1127 / $600 / Fall 2012 Instructors: Michael von Hausen, principal, MVH Urban Planning and Design, Inc.; and Frank Ducote, principal, Frank Ducote Urban Design s i m on fra s e r u ni v e r s it y > Contin u in g s t u di e s

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ECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS We’ll study the relationships between economics and urban form from three perspectives: the private sector, the public sector, and public/private partnerships. We’ll also examine case studies and discover how economic factors, including market analysis and detailed cost considerations, influence urban design. URBD785-VA1127 / $600 / Fall 2012 Instructors: Michael von Hausen, principal, MVH Urban Planning and Design, Inc.; and Paul Rollo, president, G.P. Rollo and Associates Ltd., Land Economists

STUDIO I: ANALYTIC TOOLS In this course, you’ll focus on inventory and analysis in urban design, including key concepts such as site reading, site signatures, and place making. This includes an analysis of the ecological, cultural and social contexts of urban design, transportation, land use, building form and massing, economics, infrastructure, heritage conservation, and open space. You will work in teams to produce a series of maps and narratives. Prerequisites: URBD780 Theory and Practice, URBD786 Visual Communication, and URBD785 Economic Fundamentals. URBD778-SU1121 / $900 / for certificate students only 3 - Thu–Sat, Jan 26–28, 9 am–5:30 pm, SFU Sur Instructor: Michael von Hausen, principal, MVH Urban Planning and Design, Inc.

ECOLOGICAL PLANNING AND SUSTAINABLE DESIGN Examine ecological components—water, soil, vegetation, air, and wildlife—and learn how to integrate ecological planning strategies into urban design projects. We’ll review the state of green building, smart growth, and alternative development standards. We’ll also examine concepts like net environmental gain and eco-economics through greenfield and brownfield case studies. URBD787-VA1121 / $600 2 - Fri–Sat, Mar 16–17, 9 am–5:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Michael von Hausen, principal, MVH Urban Planning and Design, Inc.

DESIGNING INTEGRATED NEIGHBOURHOODS We will examine the key elements and principles of integrated neighbourhoods, including design requirements, key tools and techniques, the issues confronting innovation, and practical methods for retrofitting existing neighbourhoods and initiating new neighbourhoods on greenfield sites. URBD783-VA1121 / $600 2 - Fri–Sat, Apr 13–14, 9 am–5:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Michael von Hausen, principal, MVH Urban Planning and Design, Inc.

STUDIO II: SYNTHESIS OF URBAN FORM Studio II builds on Studio I, moving into design and implementation. In the synthesis phase, you will focus on developing an urban design plan in a comprehensive physical form. Implementation tools include organization, phasing, and funding strategies. Prerequisites: URBD778 Studio I and URBD787 Ecological Planning and Sustainable Design. URBD779-VA1124 / $900 / for certificate students only 3 - Thu–Sat, May 24–26, 9 am–5:30 pm, SFU Bby Instructor: Michael von Hausen, principal, MVH Urban Planning and Design, Inc.

Real ESTATE DEVELOPMENT Real Estate Development from the Inside Out This course provides insight into the industry for people who deal with real estate developers or want to learn how the development industry is structured, how it functions, who the players are, what motivates them, and how they interact. CITY755-VA1121 / $445 + HST = $498.40 6 – Mon, Feb 13–Mar 19, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructors: Herb Auerbach, development manager, consultant, and guest speakers.

Financing Urban Growth: The Use of Development Cost Charges and Community Amenity Contributions This course is a comprehensive, detailed, and practical examination of the economic, legal, planning, and political dimensions of development levies, negotiated community contributions, and density bonusing as a means to creating community amenities and infrastructure. CITY242-VA1121 / $240 + HST = $268.80 1 - Thu, Feb 2, 9 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Jay Wollenberg, president, Coriolis Consulting Corp

URBAN TRANSPORTATION ISSUES SURREY TRANSPORTATION LECTURE PROGRAM This course will include a comprehensive introduction to transportation in the Lower Mainland with a particular focus on Surrey. You will learn about several transportation issues, including roadway planning, the relationship between transportation and land use, and the operation and management of our transportation systems. If you meet all the requirements for course completion, you are also eligible for a $250 City of Surrey sponsorship. CITY238-SU1127 / $267.86 + HST = $300 / Fall 2012 Instructors: senior staff from City of Surrey, Metro Vancouver, TransLink, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, and special guests.

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Justice and Conflict Resolution Conflict is inevitable in any organization or community. In addition to the challenges it presents, it’s also an opportunity to learn, grow, and lead. Restorative justice takes a community-minded approach to conflict resolution. On the premise that conflict causes harm, it makes individuals responsible for repairing damage. Victims, offenders, and communities reach solutions that allow them to continue to live together in safer, healthier environments.

CERTIFICATE IN RESTORATIVE JUSTICE (ONLINE) This part-time, one-year certificate, which we offer entirely online, will give you the knowledge and skills you need to resolve conflict in a way that promotes healing and restoration rather than punishment.

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? Restorative justice methods are in high demand in the justice, policing, corrections, education, community, and family service sectors. The Certificate in Restorative Justice is for you if you’re looking for a new way of helping people deal with conflict and you’re open to the challenge of expanding your horizons. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This certificate consists of three interrelated courses that you will complete sequentially over 12 months. Each of the three courses takes place over 13 weeks, with a break of a few weeks between courses. You will follow assignment and discussion timelines. The next program starts January 30, 2012. REQUIRED COURSES (126 HOURS) CRJ315 Introduction to Restorative Justice: Concepts, Theory and Philosophy CRJ442 Restorative Justice Process Models: Applications CRJ445 Community Development through Restorative Justice (Fall 2012) APPLICATION AND TUITION The 2012 application deadline is January 6. Tuition is $2,700. We offer a reduced fee of $2,500 to accepted applicants who pay in full by the application deadline. The tuition fee does not include the cost of supplemental course materials such as required textbooks and DVDs.

You may take the following courses individually or as part of the Certificate in Restorative Justice.

INTRODUCTION TO RESTORATIVE JUSTICE: CONCEPTS, THEORY, AND PHILOSOPHY Moving beyond the victim-offender paradigm, restorative justice champions the idea of harm as a violation of people and relationships. In this foundational course, you will revisit the familiar concepts of punishment and justice and outline an alternative approach based on restorative values and principles. You will examine the psychology of harm and review restorative practices such as dialogue and consensus building. CRJ315-ON1121 / $900 13 weeks beginning Jan 30 / online

RESTORATIVE JUSTICE PROCESS MODELS: APPLICATIONS In this course, we will introduce you to models of restorative practices used in criminal justice, community, and social services contexts. Drawing on the latest research, you will explore and critique three core models—mediation, conferencing, and circles. We’ll also discuss other models and restorative practices, using international examples to highlight the importance of a human rights culture. Prerequisite: CRJ315 Introduction to Restorative Justice: Concepts, Theory and Philosophy. CRJ442-ON1124 / $900 13 weeks beginning May 21 / online

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT THROUGH RESTORATIVE JUSTICE Conflict is an opportunity to see what needs our attention in the community. You will explore the relevance and use of restorative practices in community development and examine social development as a crime prevention tool. You will also learn how gathering data about conflicts can help identify broader community deficits and create lasting change. Prerequisite: CRJ315 Introduction to Restorative Justice: Concepts, Theory and Philosophy. CRJ445-ON1127 / $900 13 weeks beginning Sep 10 / online

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND DIALOGUE

Community Engagement and Dialogue Positive change in our communities and organizations comes about through meaningful engagement about key issues. These programs provide the tools citizens need to facilitate this growth.

DIALOGUE AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT Dialogue and civic engagement can be catalysts for positive social change.

CERTIFICATE IN DIALOGUE AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT In this program, you’ll learn concepts and emerging best practices for creating effective, strength-based community engagement processes in your organization or community. With a cohort of other civic engagement professionals, you’ll learn a range of possible models for improving policy, programs, and services, and discover how and when to use these models to create real and lasting change.

Dialogue and Engagement: Principles and Concepts This course provides the conceptual foundation for the certificate. You will learn key frameworks for understanding the nature and core elements of dialogue and civic engagement, the power dynamics involved in engagement, and how to choose the right dialogue process for different issues and contexts. We will also discuss different outcomes of dialogic civic engagement. DLOG700-VA1127 / $550 3 - Tue–Thu, Sep 2012 (dates TBA), SFU Van Session leader: Joanna Ashworth

The Practice of Engagement

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? Are you currently involved in community or civic engagement activities? Do you want to increase your repertoire of effective public participatory methods? Past participants include representatives from citizen-led and non-governmental organizations, business, community-based organizations, labour unions, First Nations, health agencies, Crown corporations, and all levels of government.

What are the steps in designing, implementing, and learning from an effective citizen engagement process? What must elected officials, civil servants, activists, community associations, grassroots groups, Crown corporations, and other groups consider? This course covers the entire design process, focusing on action and change. You will learn engagement methods and how to match the method to a particular context.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE The program runs once a year, from September to April. You’ll complete four courses, four workshops, and a practicum. The three-day courses run Tuesday to Thursday from 9 am to 4:30 pm, and the one-day workshops are on Fridays. The practicum consists of two half-day sessions and involves developing, executing, and presenting your engagement project.

Citizens Engaging Citizens: Issues and Practices

REQUIRED COURSES (84 HourS) DLOG700 Dialogue and Engagement: Principles and Concepts DLOG701 The Practice of Engagement DLOG702 Citizens Engaging Citizens: Issues and Practices DLOG703 Current Issues in Civic Engagement REQUIRED WORKSHOPS (28 HourS) DLOG750 Hosting Powerful Conversations: Introduction to World Café and Open Space Technology DLOG751 Large-Scale Public Involvement Methods DLOG752 Social Media and Engagement DLOG753 Arts-Based Methods for Engagement PRACTICUM (8 HourS) DLOG790 Dialogue and Civic Engagement Practicum In the practicum component of the program, you’ll have the opportunity to design and implement your own reallife engagement project in the community, organization, or workplace environment of your choice. You’ll receive coaching, support, and feedback to help your civic engagement plan succeed. APPLICATION AND TUITION The 2012 application deadline is June 29. Space is limited, so we encourage you to apply early. We will review applications as we receive them. Tuition for the full certificate program is $3,650. We offer a reduced fee of $3,350 to accepted applicants who pay in full by June 15. A limited number of need-based scholarships may be available. Please contact us at cep_info@sfu.ca for details.

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You may take the following courses individually or as part of the Certificate in Dialogue and Civic Engagement. There are no prerequisites, but we recommend completing DLOG700 as a foundation. Individual course registration opens July 2.

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Learn the practical ingredients for promoting healthy citizento-citizen relationships among diverse groups. By the end of the course, you will know how to form, steer and nurture a grassroots group, contribute to emerging social movements, and advance a public interest campaign. DLOG702-VA1127 / $550 3 - Tue–Thu, Nov 2012 (dates TBA), SFU Van Session leader: Charles Dobson

CURRENT ISSUES IN CIVIC Engagement How can dialogue and engagement help mediate power differences, deepen understanding of issues and choices, and facilitate wise deliberation on tough problems? In this course, you will examine public issues and challenges and the benefit of rich, structured dialogue and effective engagement. Building on the theory and tools from earlier courses, you will analyse and assess the quality of current public dialogue and engagement practices and design models that enhance practice. DLOG703-VA1131 / $550 3 - Tue–Thu, Jan 2013 (dates TBA), SFU Van Session leader: Peter Boothroyd

Dialogue and Civic Engagement Practicum Using criteria for successful engagement, you will develop and execute plans for your own dialogic engagement projects and receive professional and peer feedback through in-class critiques and one-on-one instructor meetings. You will participate in a poster presentation and submit a written report on the progress and outcomes of your projects on the final day. DLOG790-VA1127 / $550 / for certificate students only 2 - Nov 2012 and Apr 2013 (dates TBA), SFU Van Session leaders: various


COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND DIALOGUE

WHAT IS DIALOGUE AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT? Dialogue = participating in a democratic process

Civic Engagement = collectively creating new social realities

Dialogue and Civic engagement workshops HOSTING POWERFUL CONVERSATIONS: INTRODUCTION TO WORLD CAFÉ AND OPEN SPACE TECHNOLOGY Learn the theory and practice of two effective conversation-based methods for dialogue: World Café and Open Space Technology. Through a participatory process, you will identify powerful questions and the situations best suited to using these methods. DLOG750-VA1127 / $300 1 – Fri, Sep 2012 (dates TBA), SFU Van Session leader: Chris Corrigan

LARGE-SCALE PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT METHODS In this workshop, you will examine two popular methods for large-scale, dialogue-based citizen engagement on public policy issues: deliberative polling and the 21st-century town hall. Both processes help citizens learn about the issues, create space for indepth discussion, and generate detailed feedback on public policy options. DLOG751-VA1127 / $300 1 – Fri, Oct 2012 (dates TBA), SFU Van Session leader: Susanna Haas Lyons

SOCIAL MEDIA AND ENGAGEMENT This workshop will teach you to create social media campaigns that engage people in new types of conversation, sustain participation over time, and host online dialogue. You’ll learn how to use social media for outreach and engagement and integrate mobile communication in your participation strategy. You’ll be able to use these tools in projects that use both online and face-to-face communication. DLOG752-VA1127 / $300 1 – Fri, Nov 2012 (dates TBA), SFU Van Session leader: Susanna Haas Lyons

ARTS-BASED METHODS FOR ENGAGEMENT You don’t need to be an artist to take this workshop or work effectively with arts-based engagement methods. We will explore examples that draw on a range of artistic media that invite diverse perspectives and bring people together to better understand and address complex public issues. DLOG753-VA1131/ $300 1 – Fri, Jan 2013 (dates TBA), SFU Van Session leader: jil p. weaving

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOPS

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS SFU Continuing Studies works directly with communities to develop and offer educational opportunities and resources to those who have historically been excluded from post-secondary education. The goal of this work is to help people effect positive social change in their communities.

CERTIFICATE IN COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING This program will help you develop the skills you need to create the kind of community in which you want to live. It is designed to accredit and recognize the rich learning that occurs in community project work and includes choosing, planning, implementing, and evaluating a real project that will have a positive impact in your community. You will do the following: • Get the tools you need to make a positive difference in your community • Increase your knowledge about issues of critical importance to your community • Build connections with members of your community • Gain experience and education that you can easily put into a résumé, portfolio, or school application to help you pursue your goals.

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? We can work with you to customize this program to meet the unique capacity-building needs in your community. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This certificate is available in a variety of formats, with a focus on any number of community issues. You may take anywhere from six months to two years to complete it. The program’s design recognizes the strength and value of diverse learning styles and experiences, and places an emphasis on experiential and authentic learning opportunities. We can craft the content to address any number of issues: • HIV and social determinants of health • Adult and community literacy • Youth engagement • Aboriginal health and wellness • Food security

COURSES • Foundational Skills for Project Planning • Community-Based Project Planning • Foundational Skills for Project Implementation • Community-Based Project Implementation • Evaluation of Community-Based Projects • Individual Learning APPLICATION AND TUITION Please contact us at cep_info@sfu.ca to discuss how we can work with you and your group or organization. Please note that this program is not available for individual registration.

Are you involved in community-based initiatives and programs? Get the tools you need to effectively create meaningful change in your community at our Spring 2012 workshop series at the Surrey City Centre Library. The series will help you facilitate inclusive conversations among diverse groups. For more information, please contact us at cep_info@sfu.ca

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Languages and Intercultural Communication INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION We train linguistically and culturally fluent bilinguals to facilitate effective cross-cultural communication. Our courses, programs and workshops are open to all qualified applicants who wish to pursue careers in translation and consecutive interpretation. サイモン・フレーザー大学・通訳者養成講座 あなたの英語力、停滞中ですか?何か新しい学び方、特に北米の環境で語 学と文化にどっぷり浸かった学習経験を探していませんか?そんなあなただ ったら、あなたのゴールが達成出来るこの通訳者養成講座が最適です。通 訳者養成講座は2ヶ国語が堪能で、通訳者、翻訳者となることを考えている 方に理想的なプログラムです。 西門菲沙大學 • 口筆譯文憑課程 口筆譯文憑課程的學生主要是北美的華人移民及台灣與中國的國際學 生。不論您日後是否想要從事翻譯工作,我們的課程都能幫助您深層認識 北美文化並克服語言障礙, 同時 一窺翻譯領域的奧妙, 獲取一技之長。有 效地運用與提升自己原有的經驗與語言能力, 轉為有利於謀職與社交的利 器, 取得主流社會的認同並尋獲更好的工作與薪資。

CERTIFICATE IN INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION (MANDARIN CHINESE/ENGLISH OR JAPANESE/ENGLISH) This professional training program for native Mandarin or Japanese speakers teaches the fundamental skills of interpretation and translation using a practical, integrated approach to language, culture, and technique. You will learn and experience what you need to become an interpreter and translator while improving your language skills and cultural awareness. IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? The certificate, which offers linguistic and cultural immersion in a North American setting, is ideal for bilinguals who are considering a career in interpretation and translation. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This 12-week, full-time program starts once a year. Classes take place from Monday to Friday, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, at SFU Vancouver. The next program runs May 7 to 27, 2012. REQUIRED COURSES (300 HOURS) • Comparative Chinese/Japanese-English Grammar • Translation Basics • Understanding News Through Media • Liaison Interpreting • Written English Enhancement • Spoken English Enhancement • Listening for Context • Cultural Studies • Introduction to Interpreting APPLICATION AND TUITION We start accepting applications 10 months before the program begins. Because this program is limited to 15 participants, we encourage you to apply early. If you apply by March 15 we will waive the application fee. Full tuition is $5,500 plus application fee. Tuition includes all course materials.

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These courses make up the Certificate in Interpretation and Translation.

COMPARATIVE CHINESE/JAPANESE-ENGLISH GRAMMAR This course develops the most important linguistic skills you need to manoeuvre between two languages. In training activities, you’ll learn to define and amplify an idea in the same language. You’ll then offer possible contextual synonyms, relate the original idea to others in similar contexts, and translate it into another language. You’ll learn techniques such as transposition, modulation, adaptation, and compensation, which will help you understand that different languages approach the same reality differently.

TRANSLATION BASICS Building on the strong foundation in bilingual syntax analysis from Comparative Chinese-English Grammar or Comparative Japanese-English Grammar, this course enhances your translation skills. You will work with standardized documents such as job applications, immigration, health services, and court forms to recognize formulaic and conventional style differences in different professions. Through written translation exercises and projects, you will learn to be precise and concise in transferring meanings between Mandarin Chinese or Japanese and English.

UNDERSTANDING NEWS THROUGH MEDIA Learn how to recognize different news formats by discussing the contexts—social, political, economic, and cultural—in which people receive and understand stories from broadcast, online, and print media. Each week, you will examine news stories on a different theme, then select and follow some significant stories over 12 weeks, which will deepen your understanding of their contexts. We will use radio, television, the Internet, and print media as primary sources for course material.

LIAISON INTERPRETING Liaison interpreting involves relaying meaning from one spoken language to another. Typically, you will interpret for an English speaker and a Mandarin Chinese or Japanese speaker. Their conversation will proceed only on the basis of your interpretation, which means you will get immediate feedback on the quality of your interpretation. You will have conversations in commercial, community, legal, and medical contexts. This will help you understand what knowledge and skills you need to work effectively and professionally as a liaison interpreter.

WRITTEN ENGLISH ENHANCEMENT A complement to Spoken English Enhancement, this course will help you upgrade your written English skills. You will develop those skills through a variety of assignments and activities that focus on mechanics and style.

SPOKEN ENGLISH ENHANCEMENT This course focuses on upgrading oral English fluency— pronunciation, intonation, rhythm, and stress—which is essential for more advanced interpretation training. In an interactive setting, you will hone your presentation skills by giving speeches and participating in interviews, debates, and role-playing.


LANGUAGES AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION

DIPLOMA IN INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION (MANDARIN CHINESE/ENGLISH) This professional training program will focus on crosscultural analysis, English language skills, and interpreting skills. You will practise interpreting in real-world settings, which will give you invaluable experience while you build professional contacts. Graduates of this program receive recognition from the Society of Translators and Interpreters of British Columbia (STIBC). IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? The program is best for bilingual applicants who are serious about pursuing careers in interpretation and translation. If you plan to work in international development or international business, you will benefit from our emphasis on crosscultural analysis and communication. This program is also valuable for those who are academically interested in English, Mandarin Chinese, and cross-cultural communication. PROGRAM STRUCTURE We offer this eight-month, full-time program once a year at SFU Vancouver. Classes and on-location interpreting practice sessions take place Monday to Thursday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. The next program runs from September 4, 2012, to April 25, 2013.

LISTENING FOR CONTEXT The first step of the interpreting process is the source language input. Without accurate and timely comprehension of this input, the whole interpretation process will collapse. This course will prepare you for the highly textured and fast-moving world of interpretation by teaching listening skills you need for effective interpreting. You won’t just learn words—you’ll learn the meanings of the words in specific contexts.

CULTURAL STUDIES Language and culture are inseparable. This course will enhance your cultural sensitivity to make you comfortable and competent as you interact with native English speakers. It will also give you the political, economic, and social background information you need to understand North American society.

INTRODUCTION TO INTERPRETING Because interpreting needs arise mostly in business contexts, competent interpreters need a solid knowledge and understanding of business practices. You will learn business terminology and relevant corporate and financial concepts, familiarize yourself with the medical and judicial (specifically, criminal) fields, and practise your newly acquired interpreting skills in three contexts: the corporate world, BC’s court system, and the import/export letter of credit payment system. You will use audio-recorded materials for practice.

REQUIRED COURSES (620 HOURS) • Context Interpretation • Interpreting Skills • News Analysis and Interpretation • Translation Practice • Communication Skills • Cultural Studies ON-LOCATION INTERPRETING PRACTICE SESSIONS During field trips to businesses, government offices, and other institutions, you will practise your skills in industries and organizations where interpreters are in demand. These practice sessions will familiarize you with vocal patterns, accents, and industry-specific vocabulary. Of the 20 class hours per week, seven are directly related to the practice sessions. APPLICATION AND TUITION We start accepting applications 10 months before the program begins. Because this program is limited to 30 participants, we encourage you to apply early. If you apply by May 15 we will waive the application fee. Full tuition is $13,000 plus application fee. Tuition includes all course materials.

These courses make up the Diploma in Interpretation and Translation.

CONTEXT INTERPRETATION Interpreters find work across a wide range of industries. Building on courses that provide contextual knowledge (e.g., Cultural Studies and News Analysis and Interpretation), you will increase your proficiency with linguistic conventions, jargon, and other industry-related differences in language usage.

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Strengthen your ability to transfer meaning back and forth between language structures and enhance your knowledge of comparative Chinese-English grammar. You will practise interpreting in a specific industry or technical field. We emphasize transposition, modulation, adaptation, compensation, note-taking, number conversion, summarization, shadowing, and sight translation. LEARN MORE

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NEWS ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION Get the political, economic, and cultural information you need to effectively and sensitively translate local and international news. You’ll learn strategies for making sense of language and attitudes in the media using real-world television, magazine, and newspaper reports.

TRANSLATION PRACTICE Through written translation practice, you will perform contrastive analysis of English and Mandarin Chinese syntax and learn to be precise and concise as you transfer meaning between languages. You will also learn how to handle translation-related localization and marketing projects.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE The best way to learn English is to live it. Communication is so much more than words—that’s why we teach English within a cultural context. Instead of textbooks, we use current newspaper articles and TV clips, ensuring that our materials are relevant and practical. Our students apply what they learn right away. We also provide customized programs for groups of working professionals from the local community and abroad. Contact us for more information.

FULL-TIME IMMERSION ENGLISH

Improve the fluency of your interpretation and translations through better pronunciation, intonation, and stress, and cultural and contextual sensitivity. Course work will include presentations, debates, and role playing.

Improve your English in an interactive, full-time program over four or eight weeks. You’ll take beginner, intermediate, or advanced English courses that go beyond vocabulary and grammar and emphasize effective cultural communication. You’ll practise your English language skills and learn about North American culture through field trips.

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EIGHT-WEEK PREMIUM IMMERSION ENGLISH PROGRAM

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This interactive, interdisciplinary course covers North American history, geography, politics, media, technology, religion, and social structures. You will improve your understanding of different cultural contexts during interpreting field trips.

TRANSLATION WORKSHOPS These part-time, 12-week workshops are designed for Mandarin Chinese/English and Japanese/English bilinguals who want to pursue careers as freelance translators. They will also benefit mid-career translators who wish to brush up on their skills in North America.

This program runs 27 hours per week from Monday to Friday. You’ll improve your English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and study Canadian literature, media, and popular culture. Students in the premium program can choose a Friday specialization course such as IELTS Test Preparation, Film Studies, Grammar Intensive, or Business Communications. Selection varies by term. Visit our website for sample weekly schedules. ELC503 / $3,150 ELC503-VA11211 / Mon–Fri, Jan 3–Feb 24 (no class Jan 2), SFU Van / Registration deadline: Dec 16, 2011

The workshops cover a range of crucial topics for professional intercultural communicators. Our experienced instructors, who are also long-time practitioners, will teach you essential translation skills, editing techniques and translation tools, and give you an overview of the translation business. You will spend much of your class time translating written materials.

ELC503-VA11212 / Mon–Fri, Mar 5–Apr 27, SFU Van Registration deadline: Feb 17

Topics: • Introduction to translation practice • Contrastive analysis of English syntax and Chinese or Japanese syntax • Editing techniques • Review of hardware and software translators use • Overview of the translation market in North America • How to build a client base • Pricing and time management for freelance translators • Professional certification in BC and Canada

ELC503-VA11271 / Mon–Fri, Sep 4–Oct 26 (no class Sep 3), SFU Van / Registration deadline: Aug 17

Each workshop focuses on hands-on translation practice between English and Chinese or Japanese. The fee includes all course materials.

ELC503-VA11212 / Mon–Thu, Mar 5–Apr 26, SFU Van Registration deadline: Feb 17

Chinese/English Translation Workshop TRAN101-VA11212 / $750 plus application fee 12 - Thu, Apr 19–Jul 5, 6:30–9 pm, SFU Van Japanese/English Translation Workshop

TRAN102-VA11212 / $750 plus application fee 12 - Tue, Apr 17–Jul 3, 6:30–9 pm, SFU Van

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ELC503-VA11241 / Mon–Fri, May 1–Jun 22 (no class Apr 30), SFU Van / Registration deadline: Apr 13 ELC503-VA11242 / Mon–Fri, Jul 3–Aug 24 (no class Jul 2), SFU Van / Registration deadline: Jun 15

EIGHT-WEEK CORE IMMERSION ENGLISH PROGRAM The core program runs Monday to Thursday, 24 hours per week. It includes the same courses as the premium program except for the specialization option. Visit our website for sample schedules. ELC503 / $2,800 ELC503-VA11211 / Mon–Thu, Jan 3–Feb 23 (no class Jan 2), SFU Van / Registration deadline: Dec 16, 2011

ELC503-VA11241 / Mon–Thu, May 1–Jun 21 (no class Apr 30), SFU Van / Registration deadline: Apr 13 ELC503-VA11242 / Mon–Thu, Jul 3–Aug 23 (no class Jul 2), SFU Van / Registration deadline: Jun 15 ELC503-VA11271 / Mon–Thu, Sep 4–Oct 25 (no class Sep 3), SFU Van / Registration deadline: Aug 17


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IELTS PREPARATION Improve your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in preparation for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam. We’ll focus on skimming and scanning English texts, identifying contextual clues, interpreting ideas, expressing opinions, and elaborating on answers. ELC550 / $395 ELC550-SU11211 / 8 - Tue, Jan 3–Feb 21, 6:30–9:30 pm, Surrey Library ELC550-VA11211 / 8 - Tue, Jan 3–Feb 21, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van ELC550-SU11212 / 8 - Tue, Mar 6–Apr 24, 6:30–9:30 pm, Surrey Library ELC550-VA11212 / 8 - Tue, Mar 6–Apr 24, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van ELC550-SU11241 / 8 - Tue, May 1–Jun 19, 6:30–9:30 pm, Surrey Library

FOUR-WEEK IMMERSION ENGLISH Our four-week program runs Monday to Friday, 24 hours per week. You’ll spend three hours per week on an out-of-class field trip, where you’ll interact with Canadian culture while practising your English. Visit our website for sample schedules.

ELC550-VA11241 / 8 - Tue, May 1–Jun 19, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van

ELC512 / $1,500

ELC550-VA11242 / 8 - Tue, Jul 3–Aug 21, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van

ELC512-VA11211 / Mon–Fri, Jan 3–Jan 27 (no class Jan 2), SFU Van / Registration deadline: Dec 16, 2011

ELC550-SU11242 / 8 - Tue, Jul 3–Aug 21, 6:30–9:30 pm, Surrey Library

ENGLISH CONVERSATION: MORE THAN THE WEATHER

ELC512-VA11241 / Mon–Fri, Jul 3–Jul 27 (no class Jul 2), SFU Van / Registration deadline: Jun 15

Talk with your neighbours and co-workers about more than the weather. Keep up with current events, explore the latest trends in pop culture, and learn about different types of humour. Develop strategies for breaking the ice and engaging meaningfully with people.

ELC512-VA11242 / Mon–Fri, Jul 30–Aug 24, SFU Van Registration deadline: Jul 13

PART-TIME EVENING ENGLISH As a new Canadian or an international student in Vancouver, you may be missing key cultural pieces of North American communication, including levels of formality, body language, the use of idioms, and the way Canadians structure written arguments, business meetings, and telephone conversations. Our part-time evening courses can help improve your business communication, modify your accent, and increase your confidence in everyday interactions. We can also help you get ready for the IELTS exam. We offer a $50 discount for returning students or students who register for more than one course.

ELC556 / $120 ELC556-SU11211 / 8 - Wed, Jan 24–Feb 22, 7–9 pm, Surrey Library ELC556-SU11212 / 8 - Wed, Mar 7–Apr 25, 7–9 pm, Surrey Library ELC556-SU11241 / 8 - Wed, May 2–Jun 20, 7–9 pm, Surrey Library ELC556-SU11242 / 8 - Wed, Jul 4–Aug 22, 7–9 pm, Surrey Library

ORAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS Improve your fluency in English through in-class speeches, monologues, interviews, and role-playing. You’ll focus on pronunciation, intonation, rhythm, body language, emotional expression, use of idiomatic language, and persuasive skills. ELC552 / $395 ELC552-SU11211 / 8 - Wed, Jan 4–Feb 22, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Sur

BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONs Designed for non-native English speakers, this course offers an overview of verbal and written communication in the North American business environment. Learn effective business presentation techniques and how to participate in business meetings. Improve your writing with a focus on the grammar, style, and tone appropriate for a business audience.

ELC552-VA11211 / 8 - Wed, Jan 4–Feb 22, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van

ELC557 / $395

ELC552-SU11242 / 8 - Wed, Jul 4–Aug 22, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Sur

ELC557-VA11211 / 8 - Thu, Jan 5–Feb 23, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van

ELC552-VA11242 / 8 - Wed, Jul 4–Aug 22, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van

ELC552-SU11212 / 8 - Wed, Mar 7–Apr 25, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Sur ELC552-VA11212 / 8 - Wed, Mar 7–Apr 25, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van ELC552-SU11241 / 8 - Wed, May 2–Jun 20, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Sur ELC552-VA11241 / 8 - Wed, May 2–Jun 20, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van

ELC557-VA11212 / 8 - Thu, Mar 8–Apr 26, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van ELC557-VA11241 / 8 - Thu, May 3–Jun 21, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van ELC557-VA11242 / 8 - Thu, Jul 5–Aug 23, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van

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Seniors Program If you are 55 or better, take a look at this spring’s selection of music, archaeology, history, arts, and science courses. Full course descriptions, instructor biographies, and other information are available on our website and in the Seniors Program course guide.

NON-CREDIT CERTIFICATE IN THE LIBERAL ARTS If you are planning to take 11 or more courses from the Seniors Program, consider completing the certificate program. There are no grades or examinations—just a short paper for each course.

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? We welcome all adults who are 55 or better. PROGRAM STRUCTURE To qualify for a certificate, you must complete 128 hours of classes (at least 11 Seniors Program or fee-based Arts, History, and Culture courses). Most of our class sessions are two hours long and run for six weeks. Each will give you 12 of your required 128 hours. COURSES Choose any 11 Seniors Program or fee-based Arts, History, and Culture courses. APPLICATION AND TUITION There is no application deadline for this program. Tuition is based on individual course fees, which may vary over the time you take to complete the certificate. If you enrol in the certificate, you’ll pay the regular course registration fees plus an additional $20 administrative fee per course.

FREE WRITING WORKSHOPS For Seniors Program students • Writing with Confidence Tuesday, January 10, 1:30–3 pm • Writing Fundamentals Tuesday, February 21, 1:30–3 pm Call 778-782-5212 to reserve your seat.

ANATOMY OF A LIBERAL: JOHN STUART MILL (A SEMINAR) This seminar offers an opportunity to delve into the political thought of a great liberal political thinker: John Stuart Mill. We’ll focus on his political writing and pay special attention to the social contexts in which his thought emerges. We’ll also study the enduring elements of his political theory, including tolerance, his defence of civil rights and liberties, the importance of political participation in enhancing political life, and women’s rights. SCFC660-VA1121 / $104 6 - Thu, Jan 12–Feb 16, 12:30–2:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Lealle Ruhl

ANNA KARENINA AND HER CREATOR Anna Karenina is one of the greatest novels about love ever written. But as rich as this book is (or precisely because of its richness), our understanding of it would be incomplete without our knowledge of the time, places, and politics it describes. The novel changed Russian society and transformed Leo Tolstoy, the author, in the process. As we explore the pages of this novel, we will discuss the history of Tolstoy’s life and how he wrote this timeless story. SCFC662-VA1121 / $104 6 - Fri, Jan 13–Feb 17, 9:30–11:20 am, SFU Van Instructor: Marina Sonkina ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST Who were the cliff dwellers? Did the Aztecs really build Aztec ruins in New Mexico? Is there a ritual connection between Arizona and the ancient civilizations of Mexico? This course offers an introduction to some of the most fascinating archaeology of North America, including the Anasazi cliff dwellers of the four-corners region, the Hohokam of the southern Arizona desert, and the Mogollon—the makers of the famous Mimbres pottery of western New Mexico. SCFC669-VA1121 / $104 6 - Wed, Feb 22–Mar 28, 11:30 am–1:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: David Maxwell

CHARLES DICKENS To celebrate the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens (February 7, 2012) this course will explore the great vitality, scope, and relevance of his fiction for his age and ours. Dickens was the most popular novelist—and the most searching critic—of the Victorian period. We will take a close look at three famous works that combine social criticism with his interest in the vitality of the childhood imagination: A Christmas Carol, Hard Times, and Great Expectations. SCFC659-VA1121 / $104 6 - Thu, Jan 12–Feb 16, 11:30 am–1:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Mason Harris

DISCOVERING CHINA’S SILK ROAD In this course, we will examine how China’s Silk Road, a fabled route, changed China throughout history. Words and illustrations will help you understand how the Silk Road brought China out of isolation and into commerce with distant lands, and how the route affected religious orientation, military tactics, visual arts, poetry, food, home design, and the role of women in China. SCFC663-VA1121 / $104 6 - Fri, Jan 13–Feb 17, 1:30–3:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Earl Drake 42

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EASTERN WISDOM FOR MODERN LIFE II: TAO TE CHING Tao Te Ching (also called Dao De Jing), by Laozi, is one of the most

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influential classics in Chinese philosophy. Written 2,500 years ago, it is considered the main writing of Taoism. In this course, we will examine the historical background of Laozi and the Tao (the Way). Through studying some major chapters, we will interpret the key ideas of the Tao, the influence it has on culture, and the relevance to personal development and human relations in contemporary life.

Join us on a virtual tour of Rome using Google Earth. This course will introduce you to the incredible resources of this 3,000-year-old city. We will cover a combination of history, monuments, stories, museums, talks, and logistics such as transportation, food, and other issues that are critical for the future tourist and lover of one of the world’s richest cities.

SCFC675-VA1121 / $104 6 - Fri, Feb 24–Mar 30, 9:30–11:20 am, SFU Van Instructor: Christine Wong

SCFC661-VA1121 / $104 6 - Thu, Jan 12–Feb 16, 2:30–4:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Alvaro Higueras

FASHION’S OLIO FOLIO: A HISTORY OF WOMEN’S SMALL, CHIC ACCESSORIES, 1770–1970

FROM ELECTRIC CARS TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY

As a follow-up to our previous series on hats, this course is an exploration of some of the smaller accessories for fashionable women from the late 18th century up to the 1970s. You need no previous knowledge of fashion history to enjoy these lectures; we will provide a brief review before each session.

The high-tech evolution we have witnessed in these last 50 years in computers, electronics, optics, smart materials, and bio-technology has been relentless. Although today there is no sign of having reached a plateau, we know that a physical limit to progress lies somewhere. This course will provoke reflections on how technology has changed our lives and what to expect in the future. You do not need a technical background.

SCFC652-VA1121 / $104 6 - Mon, Jan 9–Feb 13, 11:30 am–1:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Ivan Sayers

FOREIGN DEBT AND FINANCIAL CRISES This course examines the political, social, and economic aspects of foreign debt and financial crises. We will evaluate the debates over why these crises occur, and the different perspectives on how best to deal with them. We will also examine the lessons we have learned from previous periods of severe economic instability. SCFC636-VA1121 / $104 6 - Tue, Jan 10–Feb 14, 9:30–11:20 am, SFU Van Instructor: Ted Cohn

THE FRANKENSTEIN FACTOR What are appropriate limits for science? Are cloning, genetic engineering, and patenting natural products like seeds and plants good ideas? What are the arguments for and against our new technologies? How should ethics relate to science? In this class, we will look at how these rapidly changing technologies are changing our understanding of the world, our sense of place, and what it means to be human. SCFC668-VA1121 / $104 6 - Wed, Feb 22–Mar 28, 9:30–11:20 am, SFU Van Instructor: David Scherzer

FRANZ SCHUBERT: THE LAST CLASSICIST This course will explore Franz Schubert’s most ambitious forays into the major musical forms, including his numerous theatrical and operatic ventures. We will see how his lifelong interest in sacred music led him to create two great masterpieces, the Masses in A flat and E flat. Finally, we will learn how Schubert’s mastery of symphonic and chamber music places him squarely in the tradition of Haydn and Mozart.

SCFC643-VA1121 / $104 6 - Tue, Feb 21–Mar 27, 9:30–11:20 am, SFU Van Instructor: Kris Iniewski

GEOGRAPHY THROUGH THE AGES: FROM ERATOSTHENES TO WALDO TOBLER Geography, especially human geography, has gone through a number of significant changes over the last 60 or so years. But there were also changes in earlier times. This course starts with the ancient thinker Eratosthenes and goes past Columbus to the modern times. We will discuss how geography influences mathematics, economics, computing science, and more. SCFC654-VA1121 / $104 6 - Tue, Jan 10–Feb 14, 11:30 am–1:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Tom Poiker

GOD AND THE PUBLIC SQUARE This course welcomes skeptics, atheists, and religious believers alike to explore and critically analyse the central moral issues for Christian conservatives in North America today. We will first present and then evaluate conservative Christians’ moral assessment of the “hot-button” issues of our time: the charge that our country is “Christian,” the morality of homosexuality and same-sex marriage, embryonic stem cell research, abortion, and euthanasia. Our concluding lecture will explore the role of religion in politics. SCFC665-VA1121 / $104 6 - Mon, Feb 20–Mar 26, 11:30 am–1:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Elijah Dann

SCFC656-VA1121 / $104 6 - Wed, Jan 11–Feb 15, 11:30 am–1:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Nicolas Krusek

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THE GREAT UNREAD RADICALS (A SEMINAR)

MEDICAL MYTHS

We are surrounded by the “Great Unread Tradition”—texts we know mainly by reputation despite their influence on our world. In this course, we will discuss shorter works by major writers who overturned various complacent traditions and inaugurated the radically new perspectives with which we still struggle. Texts include Plato’s Trial and Death of Socrates, Marx and Engels’ Communist Manifesto, and Freud’s Civilization and its Discontents.

Even as the amount of medical information available today threatens to overwhelm us all, certain core beliefs about prevention, health, and medicine have become pervasive—even iconic. Is early detection truly the key to preventing disease? To what extent is the health care system buckling under the weight of an aging population? Are genes really the blueprint of life? This course will discuss six of these myths.

SCFC666-VA1121 / $104 6 - Mon, Feb 20–Mar 26, 1:30–3:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: James Gifford

SCFC657-VA1121 / $104 6 - Wed, Jan 11–Feb 15, 1:30–3:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Susan Baxter

HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL SHORT STORIES

MOZART THE DRAMATIST

In this course, we’ll study fiction by some of literature’s finest: Hemingway, Kate Chopin, Katherine Anne Porter, Izaak Babel, Chekhov, and Tolstoy. While the short story may seem like a younger sibling of the novel, short story writing actually came first, from 14th-century Italian literature (Boccaccio) and even earlier (The 1001 Nights of Scheherazade). What differentiates these genres? We will read and explore six short stories by different authors and look at the techniques and the highlights of each.

We all know Mozart as the supreme composer. He was hugely prolific despite his short span of years. A genius, he excelled in every genre of music there was. Less known is the fact that Mozart was a great dramatist. In this course, we will examine Mozart’s greatest dramatic works: Idomeneo, Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, La Clemenza di Tito, and Die Zauberflöte.

SCFC651-VA1121 / $104 6 - Fri, Jan 13–Feb 17, 11:30 am–1:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Richard Harvey

HISTORY OF THE SIKHS OF PUNJAB: FROM THE FIRST GURU TO THE PRESENT In this course, we will explore the history of the Sikhs as well as their identification with Punjab, the land of their gurus. We will discuss the strength in Sikh Diaspora communities, the roots of their tradition, and their essential teaching. We will also discuss Sikh political nature, reform movements, response to historical forces and the modern world, and expression of religious nationalism within the tradition. SCFC664-VA1121 / $104 6 - Mon, Feb 20–Mar 26, 9:30–11:20 am, SFU Van Instructor: Hugh Johnston

HUMANIST PHOTOGRAPHY: SOCIAL AND HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT Humanist photography is the celebration of the inexhaustible diversity of life as seen through the lens of a photographer. We will explore the history of the genre from where it began within the social and political context of 1900s Belle Époque Paris. We will then examine the development of humanist photography through the golden age in the middle of 20th century. SCFC671-VA1121 / $104 6 - Thu, Feb 23–Mar 29, 9:30–11:20 am, SFU Van Instructor: Vendula Ralkova

JAZZ PIANO This course will explore the piano, a glorious instrument that has played both supporting and leading roles in the world of jazz. It has evolved from the early days of boogie-woogie and ragtime to the chord-drenched stylings of Bill Evans and Brad Mehldau. As always, there are superstars who lead the way, including stars such as Meade Lux Lewis, Pinetop Smith, and Albert Ammons; big band virtuosos such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Earl Hines; and more. SCFC655-VA1121 / $104 6 - Wed, Jan 11–Feb 15, 9:30–11:20 am, SFU Van Instructor: Neil Ritchie

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SCFC674-VA1121 / $104 6 - Thu, Feb 23–Mar 29, 2:30–4:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Harvey De Roo

The ORIGINS AND HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, FROM ANGLO SAXON TO EMAIL This course will examine the origins and development of the English language, from the invasion of the Germanic Anglo-Saxon peoples in the 5th and 6th centuries to today’s Canadian English. We’ll also take a look at how the Internet has affected our language. SCFC658-VA1121 / $104 6 - Thu, Jan 12–Feb 16, 9:30–11:20 am, SFU Van Instructor: Graham Forst

A PALPABLE HIT! A DETAILED STUDY OF HAMLET Hamlet, probably Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy and arguably the greatest play ever written, deserves thorough study. We will spend about half our time engaging carefully with selected scenes. We will spend the remaining class time on such topics as the sources, the three different texts of the drama, the feminist perspective, the politics, and particularly the performance history, including the films. SCFC676-VA1121 / $104 6 - Fri, Feb 24–Mar 30, 1:30–3:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Malcolm Page THE PHILOSOPHY OF ART In this course, we will explore attempts to understand the nature and value of art. We will discuss traditional thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Plotinus, Hume, and Kant, as well as some more recent thinkers. We will examine several questions: What (if anything) distinguishes art from non-art, and good art from bad? What is beauty? Are all evaluative judgments about art nothing but personal expressions of taste? You do not need a formal background in art. SCFC670-VA1121 / $104 6 - Wed, Feb 22–Mar 28, 1:30–3:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Bill Barthelemy


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READING POETRY (A SEMINAR) As the most playfully sophisticated form of language, poetry demands a trained ear, a sharp eye, vast reading, and a willingness to voyage into a created world or another sensibility to fully appreciate it. This course, focused on discovery and informed appreciation, will explore ways of approaching poems through the close analysis and discussion of selected examples. We’ll discuss rhythm and sound effects, poetic forms and diction, symbolism and imagery, and the relationship between form and content. SCFC653-VA1121 / $104 6 - Mon, Jan 9–Feb 13, 1:30–3:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: John Stape

THOMAS MORE AND UTOPIA (A SEMINAR) This short work of fiction, written in 1516 in the wake of reports about the new discoveries in America, presents an island whose inhabitants have found the recipe for perfect happiness. Interpretations have pointed to inspirational models ranging from the Gospels and Plato’s Republic to an anticipation of the classless society of modern Marxism. We will explore the work in discussions based on More’s text. SCFC673-VA1121 / $104 6 - Thu, Feb 23–Mar 29, 12:30–2:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Peter Bietenholz

THREE ONGOING EXPERIMENTS FOR FUNDAMENTAL SOCIAL CHANGE: THE SEEMINGLY IMPOSSIBLE IS POSSIBLE This course introduces three successful ground-breaking experiments: 1) Summerhill, a school that has been a children’s republic since 1921; 2) Semco, a company where workers have set their own hours and salaries and hired their managers since the mid-1980s; and 3) Mondragon, a billion-dollar business owned by workers and customers since 1956. These experiments provide possible solutions to our frustrations with education and employment. SCFC672-VA1121 / $104 6 - Thu, Feb 23–Mar 29, 11:30 am–1:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Amy Li

WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS (1865–1939) The Irish poet William Butler Yeats is arguably the greatest poet of the 20th century. His work began with 19th-century Romanticism and evolved into a much harder, tougher, and more poignant and beautiful mode that kept with aesthetic values of the 20th century. This course will examine a large selection of Yeats’ poetry as well as the relevant biographical background and political, social, and cultural events taking place at the time in Ireland. SCFC667-VA1121 / $104 6 - Tue, Feb 21–Mar 27, 11:30 am–1:20 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Joe Ronsley

FREE SATURDAY FORUMS The SFU Lifelong Learners Society hosts our free forums in conjunction with the SFU Seniors Program. They are open to all ages, but we require reservations. To reserve your seat, go to www. sfu.ca/reserve.

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY: THE IMAGINARY, THE TANGIBLE, AND THE OBVIOUS Sat, Jan 21, 1:30–3 pm, SFU Van Do we understand pictures we see? Is there more than one meaning of every photograph? This presentation will be a colourful journey into the implications, contexts, motives, and variations of street photography. We will explore the work of various photographers and learn how to interpret and understand street photography images from the perspective of a practicing photographer. Instructor: Vendula Ralkova

THE POWER OF INTERPRETATION Sat, Feb 11, 1:30–3 pm, SFU Van In this forum, we will examine what it takes to make a great performance and how we can learn from the disasters. We’ll study a variety of the performing arts, including dance, theatre, and music, from grassroots to classical. We’ll compare more traditional performers such as River Dance to more unexpected and thoughtprovoking contemporary performers. Answering the question, “What did you see?” rather than the standard “Did you get it?” will give you a new appreciation of performance. Instructor: Kathryn Ricketts

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WRITING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Writing and Communications Thanks to the variety of media people use to communicate, opportunities in writing and publishing have never been so diverse. To help you find your place in the writing, editing, communications, public relations, or publishing industry, we offer over 100 courses. Graduates of our program work for a variety of employers, including book and magazine publishers, newspapers, public relations firms, and organizations that communicate with clients.

INFORMATION SESSIONS PROGRAM INFO SESSION / CAREER OPTIONS IN WRITING AND COMMUNICATIONS Saturday, January 14, SFU Vancouver Want to find out how our writing, communications, public relations, new media journalism, editing, or technical writing programs can help you? Choose from six sessions:

Information Sessions • Writing and Communications Certificates Information Session, 10–11 am Learn about our certificates and courses, including online and distance education options, and find out how to meet your next career goal with just a few courses.

ONE-ON-ONE CONSULTATIONS CAREER CONSULTS WITH WRITING AND communications INSTRUCTORS Attention business and technical writers, editors, corporate communicators, publishers, PR professionals, journalists, and anyone considering a similar career: this is your chance to get one-on-one advice from industry professionals about career goals, your résumé, skills development, and more. Visit www.sfu.ca/wp/careerdev.htm for a list of instructors. Contact us for an appointment. WRIT909-VA11171 / $100 + HST = $112 One-hour consultations are on weekdays, evenings, and weekends at SFU Vancouver.

MINI-MANUSCRIPT CONSULT WITH EVELYN LAU If you are a creative writer with a completed or in-progress manuscript, don’t miss this chance to deliver 15 pages to a critically acclaimed author for editorial assessment and publication guidance. CPW910 / $150 + HST = $168 Last Monday of the month, Jan 30, Feb 27, Mar 26, Apr 30, and May 28 Any 50 minutes on the hour, 3–8 pm, SFU Van Consultant: Evelyn Lau

• Creative Writing Program Session, 11–11:30 am Learn more about our two creative writing programs: The Writer’s Studio, our one-year, part-time creative writing certificate at SFU Vancouver; and the Southbank Writers’ Program, our new summer creative writing program at the Surrey City Centre Library.

Career Options Sessions Career options sessions give you a chance to talk to our instructors, who are industry professionals. Find out what employers want; what it’s like to work in the industry; where the jobs are; and what qualities, skills, and expertise you need to succeed. • Editing and Social Media + Digital Communications, 11:30 am–1:30 pm • Public Relations and Business Communication, 11:30 am–1:30 pm • New Media Journalism and Professional Writing, 2–4 pm • Technical Communication, 2–4 pm Register for these free sessions at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

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BUSINESS COMMUNICATION AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING Employers from corporate, non-profit, and government sectors depend on people who can communicate clearly. These courses will prepare you to write and communicate with grace, verve, and efficiency while managing the demands of the business world.

CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS COMMUNICATION AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING Does your job require you to write? Bring your work up to industry standards through our part-time certificate program. You’ll hone your skills, pick up new ones, and absorb the most current information in a flexible learning environment. IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? Our students are both beginners and professionals, and they come from business, non-profit organizations, and government. They are managers, administrators, marketers, communications specialists, and more. PROGRAM STRUCTURE You must complete a minimum of 120 hours in class: 78 hours of core courses and 42 hours of electives. You may start with any course. We recommend that you take 18 to 24 months to finish so that you have time to absorb the material and put what you’ve learned into practice. There is no maximum time limit to complete the certificate. CORE COURSES (78 HOURS) (RECOMMENDED ORDER) EDIT220 Basic Proofreading BCPW220 Strategic Communication for Organizations BCPW210 Ethics and Legal Issues in Writing and Publishing BCPW205 Advanced Study in Writing for Business and the Professions BCPW230 Styling Sentences for the Workplace ELECTIVE COURSES (42 HOURS) Choose from over 20 different courses in our other writing and communications programs, including Public Relations and New Media Journalism. For a complete list of electives, visit our website. APPLICATION AND TUITION The 2012 application deadline is November 1. Tuition for this program is $2,510 plus application and elective course fees.

INFORMATION SESSIONS Writing and communications certificates INFO SESSION Saturday, January 14, 10–11 am, SFU Vancouver career options in PUBLIC RELATIONS AND business communication Saturday, January 14, 11:30 am–1:30 pm, SFU Vancouver Register for these free sessions at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

You may take the following courses individually or as part of one of our writing and communications certificates.

ADVANCED GRAMMAR: UNTYING THE KNOTS Master English grammar, including verb tenses and sequencing, pronoun cases, the subjunctive mood, parallelism, coordination and subordination, conjunctions, relative clauses, and varieties of sentence patterns, paragraphs, and transitions. BCPW501-VA11241 / $490 5 - Mon, May 14–Jun 18 (no class May 21), 6:30–8:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Vlad Konieczny

ADVANCED STUDY IN WRITING FOR BUSINESS AND THE PROFESSIONS Learn to write proposals, reports, letters, memos, and other business documents faster and more effectively. This course will introduce you to each stage of the writing process—inventing, drafting, and revising—and teach you to overcome procrastination, generate ideas, draft quickly, revise effectively, and communicate clearly. BCPW205 / $828 + $49.52 texts + HST= $880 / distance education available BCPW205-VA11211 10 - Mon, Jan 16–Mar 19, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Vlad Konieczny BCPW205-VA11212 10 - Wed, Mar 28–May 30, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Anne Hungerford We also offer this course through print-based distance education between the dates indicated below. You have six months to complete the course after receiving the textbooks. All other course materials are available online. BCPW205-DE11172 Dec 15, 2011–Jun 15 / registration deadline: Dec 1, 2011 Instructor: Vlad Konieczny BCPW205-DE11211 Feb 15–Aug 15 / registration deadline: Feb 1 Instructor: Tom Swankey BCPW205-DE11212 Apr 15–Oct 15 / registration deadline: Apr 1 Instructor: Vlad Konieczny BCPW205-DE11241 Jun 15–Dec 15 / registration deadline: Jun 1 Instructor: Tom Swankey

BASIC PROOFREADING Typographical errors are funny only in someone else’s writing. This course is for anyone who crafts reports, brochures, memos, website copy, or other written material. EDIT220 / $250 / available online EDIT220-VA11171 2 - Sat, Dec 3 and 10, 2011, 10 am–1 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Barbara Tomlin EDIT220-VA11211 2 - Sat, Feb 18 and 25, 10 am–1 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Barbara Tomlin EDIT220-VA11212 1 - Sat, Mar 31, 9:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Barbara Tomlin EDIT220-VA11241 2 - Thu, May 3 and 10, 9 am–12 noon, SFU Van Instructor: Barbara Tomlin EDIT220-ON11241 / online Jun 4–18 / registration deadline: May 21 Instructor: Barbara Tomlin

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COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS: HOW TO DEFINE KEY MESSAGES

MAKING THE PITCH: HOW TO GET THE MEDIA’S ATTENTION AND KEEP IT

Learn to communicate better with internal or external stakeholders, board members, clients, employees, or colleagues by exploring the most effective ways to craft key messages for your target audiences.

Working with the media and online influencers is a powerful and cost-effective way to promote a business or non-profit group. But how do you get the attention of swamped editors, producers, writers, and bloggers? Learn what media professionals are looking for and what effective pitches and media materials look like.

BCPW532-VA11241 / $320 4 - Tue, May 8–29, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Maryse Cardin

CORPORATE STORYTELLING: THE ESSENCE OF MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATIONS Learn how to find, develop, and deliver the stories that effect change, get people working together, and tame the office grapevine. BCPW534-VA11241 / $240 1 - Thu, May 24, 9 am–3 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Nicky Fried

EFFECTIVE BUSINESS LETTERS Improve your letter writing with a simple, reader-oriented approach. This course examines the importance of tone and structure and specifically addresses requests, proposals and “no” letters. BCPW561-VA11241 / $290 1 - Fri, May 11, 9 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Gary Harper

ETHICS AND LEGAL ISSUES IN WRITING AND PUBLISHING Writers, editors, and publishers deal with ethical and legal issues regularly. This course gives you the information you need to protect others’ privacy—and yourself from liability. BCPW210-VA11211 / $415 4 - Thu, Apr 26–May 17, 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Claudia Cornwall

GIVING EFFECTIVE SPEECHES AND PRESENTATIONS

BCPW603-VA11241 / $310 1 - Fri, Jun 1, 9 am–5 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Carla Shore

SPEECH WRITING Of all the corporate writing assignments that freelance and staff writers take on, speech writing can be the most complex, fascinating, intense, and enjoyable. The course will cover the five elements of an engaging speech. BCPW563-VA11211 / $395 2 - Fri, Mar 23 and 30, 9 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Colin Moorhouse

STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION FOR ORGANIZATIONS Effective communications are critical to achieving organizational goals. Learn to identify key internal and external audiences, develop objectives, devise appropriate messaging, and design an effective communications plan. BCPW220-VA11211 / $550 3 - Sat, Mar 3–17, 9 am–4 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Maryse Cardin

STYLING SENTENCES FOR THE WORKPLACE In this grammar and style course for writers in the workplace, learn about control of voice, parallel structure, clauses, and phrases. BCPW230 / $415 BCPW230-VA11211 6 - Tue, Mar 6–Apr 10, 6:30–8:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Vlad Konieczny

Improve your presentation skills through two days of workshopstyle learning plus a private coaching session. Learn how to prepare quickly, rehearse effectively, deliver with poise and conviction, and handle impromptu speaking opportunities with grace.

BCPW230-SU11211 6 - Tue, Apr 17–May 22, 6:30-8:30 pm, Surrey Library Instructor: Vlad Konieczny

BCPW537-VA11211 / $550 2 - Fri, Apr 13 and 20, 8:30 am–4 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Margaret Hope

Writing for websites isn’t the same as writing for print media. This course will help you understand how people read online and teach you how to translate that interactivity into copy that engages both readers and search engines.

GRANTS AND PROPOSALS: WRITING FOR SUCCESS

Examine your writing process and develop a strategy for writing proposals and other persuasive documents faster and more effectively. BCPW562-VA11211 / $280 1 - Tue, Apr 24, 9 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Vlad Konieczny

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EDIT505-VA11211 / $460 5 - Wed, Jan 18–Feb 15, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Lisa Manfield


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EDITING Editors are the bridge between writers, publishers, and readers. They work in journalism, publishing, government, health care, and education, and they shape virtually everything we read. Become a valuable partner in the writing and publishing process by sharpening your editorial eye, honing your proofreading skills, and learning to communicate effectively with writers. Several of our courses will help editors prepare for certification through the Editors’ Association of Canada, including the Certified Professional Editor and Certified Copy Editor credentials.

CERTIFICATE IN EDITING This part-time program will take your editing skills to the next level and prepare you to join the world of print and electronic publishing.

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? Do you respect language and value clarity in communication? Are you the go-to person in the office for questions about grammar? Are you a professional editor in need of a refresher or professional designation preparation? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, this program is for you. PROGRAM STRUCTURE You must complete a minimum of 152 hours of course instruction: 132 hours of core courses and 20 hours of electives. We recommend that you start with the core courses in the order listed below and take 18 to 24 months to finish the program so you have time to absorb the material and incorporate what you’ve learned into your work. There is no maximum time limit to complete this certificate. CORE COURSES (RECOMMENDED ORDER) (132 HOURS) EDIT110 Editors and Editing: An Introduction EDIT210 Basic Copy Editing EDIT220 Basic Proofreading BCPW205 Advanced Study in Writing for Business and the Professions EDIT230 Grammar: A Quick Review of Common Puzzles in Today’s English PUBL210 Publication Design and Print Production BCPW210 Ethics and Legal Issues in Writing and Publishing EDIT310 Substantive Editing EDIT410 Final Project: Editing Certificate ELECTIVE COURSES (20 HOURS) Choose from 11 different courses. Visit our website for a complete list of electives. APPLICATION AND TUITION You may apply for this program between June and November. The 2012 application deadline is November 1. Tuition for this program is $4,158 plus application and elective course fees.

INFORMATION SESSIONS Writing and communications certificates INFO SESSION Saturday, January 14, 10–11 am, SFU Vancouver CAREER OPTIONS IN EDITING AND SOCIAL MEDIA + DIgital communications Saturday, January 14, 11:30 am–1:30 pm, SFU Vancouver Register for these free sessions at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

You may take the following courses individually or as part of one of our writing and communications certificates.

ADVANCED STUDY IN WRITING FOR BUSINESS AND THE PROFESSIONS Learn to write proposals, reports, letters, memos, and other business documents faster and more effectively. This course will introduce you to each stage of the writing process—inventing, drafting, and revising—and teach you to overcome procrastination, generate ideas, draft quickly, revise effectively, and communicate clearly. BCPW205 / $828 + $49.52 texts + HST = $880 / distance education available BCPW205-VA11211 10 - Mon, Jan 16–Mar 19, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Vlad Konieczny BCPW205-VA11212 10 - Wed, Mar 28–May 30, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Anne Hungerford We also offer this course through print-based distance education at the times indicated below. You have six months to complete the course after receiving the course materials. All other course materials are available online. BCPW205-DE11172 Dec 15, 2011–Jun 15 / registration deadline: Dec 1, 2011 Instructor: Vlad Konieczny BCPW205-DE11211 Feb 15–Aug 15 / registration deadline: Feb 1 Instructor: Tom Swankey BCPW205-DE11212 Apr 15–Oct 15 / registration deadline: Apr 1 Instructor: Vlad Konieczny BCPW205-DE11241 Jun 15–Dec 15 / registration deadline: Jun 1 Instructor: Tom Swankey

EDITING CERTIFICATE—ONLINE OR BY DISTANCE If you’re not located near our Vancouver campus, consider completing the editing certificate online or through distance courses. Visit our website for details.

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CHICAGO MANUAL OF STYLE 16: WHAT’S NEW? NEW The University of Chicago Press has released its 16th edition. Update your skills by learning current editorial style and publishing practice. We’ll cover editing electronic publications; new, firmer editing rules; and clearer recommendations. EDIT507-VA11171 / $75 1 - Thu, Nov 24, 2011, 6:30–8:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Ann-Marie Metten

COPY EDITING: BEYOND THE BASICS Learn to edit non-text materials such as tables, graphs, labels and captions, and find out how to use common editorial references and craft a house style guide. EDIT501-VA11211 / $295 2 - Sat, Apr 14 and 21, 10 am–1 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Barbara Tomlin

EDITING FICTION Learn the art and skill of editing fiction. You’ll work with excerpts from manuscripts that authors thought were publication-ready. After you offer your editing suggestions, we’ll compare your comments with the final edit. EDIT502-VA11211 / $415 4 - Sat, Mar 3–24, 10 am–2 pm, SFU Van Instructor: R. David Stephens

EDITORS AND EDITING: AN INTRODUCTION BASIC COPY EDITING Copyediting makes a good publication better by eliminating errors, addressing grammar problems, and ensuring consistent style. Develop your copy editing skills in this essential introductory course. EDIT210 / $415 EDIT210-VA11211 4 - Sat, Jan 21–Feb 11, 10 am–1 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Ruth Wilson EDIT210-VA11212 4 - Sat, Mar 3–24, 10 am–1 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Barbara Tomlin EDIT210-VA11241 4 - Sat, Jun 2–23, 10 am–1 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Ruth Wilson

BASIC PROOFREADING Typographical errors are funny only in someone else’s writing. This course is for anyone who crafts reports, brochures, memos, website copy, or other written material. EDIT220 / $250 / available online EDIT220-VA11171 2 - Sat, Dec 3 and 10, 2011, 10 am–1 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Barbara Tomlin EDIT220-VA11211 2 - Sat, Feb 18 and 25, 10 am–1 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Barbara Tomlin EDIT220-VA11212 1 - Sat, Mar 31, 9:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Barbara Tomlin EDIT220-VA11241 2 - Thu, May 3 and 10, 9 am–12 noon, SFU Van Instructor: Barbara Tomlin EDIT220-ON11241 / online Jun 4–18 / registration deadline: May 21 Instructor: Barbara Tomlin

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Do you want to be an editor? This overview of the editor’s role will help you find out. Topics include readers’ reports and assessments, the writer-editor relationship, and the three stages of editing— substantive editing, line editing, and copyediting. EDIT110 / $420 / distance education available EDIT110-VA11211 5 - Wed, Jan 18–Feb 15, 6:30–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Frances Peck EDIT110-VA11212 5 - Wed, Feb 22–Mar 21, 6:30–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Frances Peck EDIT110-SU11211 5 - Tue, Apr 24–May 22, 6:30–9 pm, Surrey Library Instructor: Lana Okerlund We also offer this course through print-based distance education at the times indicated below. You have four months to complete the course after receiving the course materials. EDIT110 / $420 + $26 text + HST = $447.30 EDIT110-DE11211 Jan 15–May 15 / registration deadline: Jan 3 Instructor: Carolyn Stewart EDIT110-DE11212 Mar 15–Jul 15 / registration deadline: Mar 1 Instructor: Barbara Johnston EDIT110-DE11241 May 15–Sep 15 / registration deadline: May 1 Instructor: Carolyn Stewart EDIT110-DE11242 Jul 15–Nov 15 / registration deadline: Jul 3 Instructor: Barbara Johnston


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ETHICS AND LEGAL ISSUES IN WRITING AND PUBLISHING Writers, editors and publishers deal with ethical and legal issues regularly. This course gives you the information you need to protect others’ privacy—and yourself from liability. BCPW210-VA11211 / $415 4 - Thu, Apr 26–May 17, 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Claudia Cornwall

FINAL PROJECT: EDITING Demonstrate what you’ve learned throughout the Certificate in Editing with this final and substantial editing project. Prerequisites: All other courses, including electives. EDIT410 / $465 / online / for certificate students only EDIT410-ON11211 Jan 30–Feb 27 / registration deadline: Jan 16 Instructor: Elizabeth Rains EDIT410-ON11241 May 28–Jun 25 / registration deadline: May 14 Instructor: Elizabeth Rains

GRAMMAR: A QUICK REVIEW OF COMMON PUZZLES IN TODAY’S ENGLISH Increase your skill and confidence as a writer through a better command of grammar. Learn how to avoid common errors, express ideas clearly, and even experiment with style while reviewing the basics, including parts of speech, sentence structure, and punctuation. We’ll also cover specific techniques for editing sentences. EDIT230 / $415

SELF-EDITING FOR FICTION WRITERS

EDIT230-VA11211 6 - Tue, Jan 24–Feb 28, 6:30–8:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Vlad Konieczny

Identify the blocks to revision in your personal writing process. Bring a sample of your writing that we’ll help you analyse and revise for meaning, structure, and style. You’ll compare the original to the revised version during a final in-class reading.

EDIT230-VA11212 6 - Mon, Mar 26–May 7, (no class Apr 9), 6:30–8:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Vlad Konieczny

INDEXING: AN ESSENTIAL ART AND SCIENCE An index for a non-fiction book is like a map—it tells the reader what lies ahead and how to get there. Designed for aspiring indexers and editors who deal with indexes, this course teaches the elements of a good index and how to create one efficiently.

CPW612 / $360 CPW612-VA11211 4 - Tue, Apr 3–24, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Caroline Adderson CPW612-SU11241 3 - Sat, Jun 2–16, 10 am–2 pm, Surrey Library Instructor: Caroline Adderson

TCOM230 / $440 / available online

SUBSTANTIVE EDITING

TCOM230-VA11211 5 - Thu, Mar 1–29, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Karen Griffiths

This course is designed for people with some experience in basic editing. Topics include various editorial problems, solutions, and demonstrations of substantive editing using examples from manuscripts.

TCOM230-ON11271 / Fall 2012 / online

PUBLICATION DESIGN AND PRINT PRODUCTION More and more publishing jobs require some design and print production knowledge, and most editors are expected to provide design input. This course covers the basic principles of publication design, typography, print production, and publishing technology. PUBL210-VA11211 / $465 4 - Sat, Apr 14–May 5, 1–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Gary Shilling

EDIT310-VA11211 / $485 7 - Tue, Mar 6–Apr 17, 7–9:30, SFU Van Instructor: Ruth Wilson

WRITING AND EDITING FOR THE WEB Writing for websites isn’t the same as writing for print media. This

course will help you understand how people read online and teach you how to translate that interactivity into copy that engages both readers and search engines. EDIT505-VA11211 / $460 5 - Wed, Jan 18–Feb 15, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Lisa Manfield

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PUBLIC RELATIONS There’s a reason so many bright, driven people are drawn to public relations—it’s an exciting field with huge potential for professional growth. But you need a lot more than people and party planning skills to succeed. Our new public relations courses offer current, hands-on training from industry experts.

PUBLIC RELATIONS CERTIFICATE This certificate program will set you apart in the job market— and you’ll be ready for the industry in only nine weeks. Discover how to get and keep the media’s attention through effective writing and public speaking; learn how, when, and why you should invest in traditional advertising and social media; understand how to manage a crisis and minimize its impact; master special events management; become an effective public speaker; and put it all into practice during a three-week practicum. IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? This program is ideal if you have some post-secondary education and/or work experience, you write well, and the PR field appeals to you. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This certificate, which is available only full-time, consists of two parts: six weeks of classroom instruction (180 hours) and a three-week practicum (105 hours). Classes run Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm, and the practicum takes place Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. Upcoming terms: • Spring 2012: January 31 to March 31, SFU Vancouver • Fall 2012: September 25 to December 1, SFU Vancouver • Spring 2013: February 26 to May 10, SFU Surrey REQUIRED COURSES (180 HOURS) • Fundamentals of Public Relations • Media Relations and Social Networking • Crisis Communications and Media Relations • Public Speaking • Freelance Business Basics • Copywriting: The Art and Craft of Creative Selling • Public Relations Special Topics • Public Relations Trends and Issues PRACTICUM (105 HOURS) Practicum hosts vary, but generally, you’ll work Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. You may also need to do some after-hours and weekend work. APPLICATION AND TUITION The Spring 2012 application deadline is January 9, and the Fall 2012 application deadline is September 10. Tuition is $6,500. We require a $500 deposit to begin processing an application (refundable only if we don’t accept you). The rest of your fees are payable three weeks before you begin classes.

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INFORMATION SESSIONS Writing and communications certificates INFO SESSION Saturday, January 14, 10–11 am, SFU Vancouver career options in PUBLIC RELATIONS AND business communication Saturday, January 14, 11:30 am–1:30 pm, SFU Vancouver Register for these free sessions at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

The following courses make up the Public Relations Certificate.

FUNDAMENTALS OF PUBLIC RELATIONS Get a practical orientation to public relations. Using case studies and current media coverage, you’ll examine industry best practices and the role of PR in organizations. We’ll devote significant time to writing and cover appropriate writing styles, relevant language rules, and basic conventions for creating effective communications for specific audiences. Instructors: Kylie McMullan and Fawn Mulcahy

MEDIA RELATIONS AND SOCIAL NETWORKING Learn to work with journalists—proactively or reactively, online and off. Whether you’re dealing with print, broadcast, or web journalists, the fundamentals don’t change. Learn what constitutes news, how to get reporters interested in a story, and—in cases where they’re a little too interested—how to field difficult questions. Instructors: Natasha Netschay Davies and Sara Pereira

CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA RELATIONS Public relations isn’t all parties and press releases. This course will equip you to cope with the chaos of a crisis while protecting your organization’s reputation. Learn how to prepare a crisis communications plan, anticipate public reaction, develop messages for key audiences, and manage media attention. Instructor: Don Whiteley

PUBLIC SPEAKING Whether you communicate with internal or external groups, informally or on the record, public speaking is a vital component of any public relations role. A listener will judge what you say and how you say it. Knowing how to modulate your voice, facial expressions, and non-verbal cues will help you convey the right message. Instructor: Pamela Hart

FREELANCE BUSINESS BASICS You can’t overestimate the value of business acumen. This course will prepare you to enter, understand, and navigate the business environment as a PR specialist. Learn how to tailor your job search strategy to the marketplace, turn your résumé into brand-building collateral, and set yourself apart in an interview. Once you’re on the job, the business basics you’ve learned will help you add value to discussions, sell through ideas, and ensure people perceive you positively. Instructor: Russell Garrett


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Copywriting: the Art and Craft of Creative Selling Whether you want to create effective ads for your company or work at an ad agency, you’ll benefit from this hands-on introduction to copywriting. Study the elements of great copywriting, such as lateral thinking, branding, and positioning; practise writing and rewriting ads for print, radio and TV; and receive valuable feedback from a seasoned advertising copywriter. Instructor: TBA

PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIAL TOPICS Public relations practitioners foster public trust in and demand for an organization, product, or service. Whether you’re publicizing a fundraiser or a fashion line, this basic goal won’t change—but how you accomplish it will. The course is your introduction to specialized approaches to non-profit, entertainment, sponsorship, and international PR, as well as special event production. Instructors: Pamela Hart and Fawn Mulcahy

PUBLIC RELATIONS TRENDS AND ISSUES Learn the basic market research principles necessary for any PR role—fundamentals you’ll practise through hands-on research interpretation and design. Study the interplay between market research and public relations, the business of market research, and how to plan, implement, and evaluate public consultation and community involvement. Examine tools for investor relations and master opinion writing, from editorials to writing for blogs, tweets, and other social media. Instructors: Jayne Akizuki, Lucy Duso, Theo Lamb, Daniel Savas, and Miguel Strother

PRACTICUM When it comes to landing your dream job, relevant work experience is a non-negotiable—so for three weeks, you’ll establish key industry connections; build up your portfolio by contributing to real public relations campaigns, materials, and activities; and get invaluable work experience that will look great on your résumé. Instructor: Fawn Mulcahy

PART-TIME PUBLIC RELATIONS COURSES The following courses are available part-time, but will not transfer into the PR certificate.

COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS: HOW TO DEFINE KEY MESSAGES Learn to communicate better with internal or external stakeholders, board members, clients, employees, or colleagues by exploring the most effective ways to craft key messages for your target audiences. BCPW532-VA11241 / $320 4 - Tue, May 8–29, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Maryse Cardin

MAKING THE PITCH: HOW TO GET THE MEDIA’S ATTENTION AND KEEP IT Working with the media and online influencers is a powerful and cost-effective way to promote a business or non-profit group. But how do you get the attention of swamped editors, producers, writers, and bloggers? Learn what media professionals are looking for and what effective pitches and media materials look like. BCPW603-VA11241 / $310 1- Fri, Jun 1, 9 am–5 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Carla Shore

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NEW MEDIA JOURNALISM

PART-TIME nEW MEDIA JOURNALISM COURSES

Journalism has changed. We still want to know what’s happening around us and why it matters—but instead of opening the paper or watching the news, we turn to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, online photos, and blogs.

You may take the following courses individually or as part of one of our writing and communications certificates.

New technology has made journalists of everyone. Some coverage is worth our time, and some isn’t. Good journalism makes new media reporting compelling, informative and readable.

Good writing comes at you. It leaves the page in a hurry and evokes, insists, and delights. The trick for the non-fiction writer is to weave real situations and data into an order that involves and informs the reader. The goal of this course is to produce writers who are prepared to write feature magazine articles, non-fiction books, in-depth web or newspaper stories, and documentary, TV, or film proposals.

COMING SOON: NEW MEDIA JOURNALISM PROGRAM In this new program, you’ll master new media so you can bring the news to today’s consumers, polish your writing and reporting skills, and learn how to use old media skills in a new industry. If you love writing, media, and current events, and you want to work in an industry that’s changing daily, this program is for you. Visit our website for more details.

INFORMATION SESSIONS Writing and communications certificates INFO SESSIONS Saturday, January 14, 10–11 am, SFU Vancouver Career Options in New Media Journalism and Professional Writing Saturday, January 14, 2–4 pm, SFU Vancouver Register for these free sessions at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

FEATURE STory WRITING

JOUR330-VA11211 / $465 7 - Tue, Feb 7–Mar 20, 6:30–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Daniel Wood

MAGAZINE WRITING FOR KIDS In this how-to course, you will work on the nuts and bolts of how to break into the world of children’s magazine writing. This intensive workshop will help you to think more analytically about the market and the audience. Get hands-on help with pitching to editors, learn how to build and maintain the writer/editor relationship, and understand the essential research stage of writing. CPW511-VA11241 / $250 1 - Sat, May 26, 9 am–4 pm, SFU Van Instructors: Jude Isabella and Adrienne Mason

TRAVEL WRITING AND THE POSSIBILITIES OF PUBLICATION What do newspaper, magazine, and book editors want in a travel story? Learn how to turn your journeys into marketable stories through practical advice and first-person accounts from some of Canada’s leading journalists, editors, and photographers. JOUR505-VA11211 / $495 6 - Tue, Mar 27–May 1, 6:30–9 pm, SFU Van Instructors: John Masters and Daniel Wood

WRITING FOR WOMEN’S MAGAZINES: FOLLOW THE MONEY In this introduction to a lucrative publishing niche, you will compare and contrast women’s magazines, learn to flesh out story ideas and craft attention-grabbing queries, and practise writing in the standard “lively” voice. Arm yourself with from-the-trenches tips for nailing the tone, identifying creative angles, marketing a writing specialty, and packaging your work to nab assignments. JOUR507-VA11241 / $210 2 - Sat, May 12 and 26, 10 am–2 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Amanda Vogel

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CREATIVE WRITING All writers need the right tools, techniques, and support to develop their craft and build a career. Our courses bring talented authors and instructors together in a community to learn and grow with one another.

THE WRITER’S STUDIO: CERTIFICATE IN CREATIVE WRITING The Writer’s Studio is a one-year, part-time creative writing program that blends dynamic learning with hands-on experience. The program emphasizes learning in community with other writers, faculty, mentors, and guest authors. The Writer’s Studio has one of the highest ratios of instructor contact hours per tuition dollar of any creative writing program in North America. Coursework includes public readings, one-on-one mentor consultations, and biweekly workshops in your mentor’s genre group. Students also participate in the production of the anthology emerge, which launches each fall at a gala event.

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? If you’re ready to develop or finish a draft of a manuscript in fiction, poetry, lyric prose, or creative non-fiction, you’re an excellent candidate for The Writer’s Studio. Our students come from diverse writing, educational, cultural, and racial backgrounds. Our graduates’ books have been nominated for and won numerous regional and national awards. Many have had their work published. PROGRAM STRUCTURE The Writer’s Studio is a 12-month program that runs from January to December each year. Certificate students must complete 153.5 hours in class: 129.5 hours of core courses and 24 hours of electives. CORE COURSES (129.5 HOURS) • Manuscript Critique for Writers • The RPMs of Writing • Possibilities of Form in Poetry and Prose • Pen and Sword: Legal and Ethical Issues in the Creative Writing Profession • Book Production • Manuscript Course (choose one of these two options): TWS250 Minding Your Manuscript TWS260 Getting Published: From Manuscript to Book For detailed descriptions, visit our website.

ELECTIVE COURSES (24 HOURS) You may choose from a variety of electives in creative writing, journalism, editing, and professional writing. The cost of elective courses is not included in tuition. Contact us for details.

YOU ARE INVITED: THE WRITER’S STUDIO READING SERIES Take 5 Café (429 Granville), Fri, 7–9 pm, Jan 13, Feb 10, Apr 13, and May 11 Rhizome Café (317 E Broadway), Thu, 7–9 pm, Mar 15, Jun 14, and Sep 6 Our creative writing program, The Writer’s Studio, hosts a popular monthly reading series featuring local and out-oftown writers and authors. These mixed-genre readings are open to the public. To sign up to read or for complete details on each reading, visit our website.

INFORMATION SESSION Creative writing programs Saturday, January 14, 11–11:30 am, SFU Vancouver Learn more about our two creative writing programs: The Writer’s Studio and the Southbank Writers’ Program. Register for this free session at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

APPLICATION AND TUITION The 2012 application deadline is October 31, and the program is limited to 27 participants. For details about tuition, application, and reading fees, visit our website.

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SOUTHBANK WRITERS’ PROGRAM IN SURREY NEW Many writers need inspiration, motivation, and structure to produce great work. With this in mind, we’ve designed the three-month Southbank Writers’ Program especially for wordsmiths who want to pursue their passion during the down time of the summer months. Focusing on fiction, nonfiction, memoir, and poetry, we’ll bring out the story inside you through creative writing courses, mentoring, workshops, and opportunities to read your work in public. You’ll study and engage with local authors and graduates of The Writer’s Studio, our award-winning creative writing program. Working in community with people who love the craft of writing as much as you do, prepare to hone your voice, further identify your prose or poetry, and enhance your professional writing skills. IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? Maybe you’re not showing your work to anyone, but you want to. Perhaps you belong to a creative writing group, but you’re looking for a more structured environment, or you want to develop your blogging style. Whatever the case, if you’re ready to pursue your passion for writing, this program is for you. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This part-time creative writing program will run from May 26 to August 18, 2012. Classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9 pm and Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm. CORE COURSES • The Writer’s Craft • Ethics and Legal Issues • Fiction, Non-Fiction and Memoir, or Poetry Workshops • The Writing Life • Editing Your Work • Mini-Manuscript Consults • Reading Your Work Students will also choose from eight small-group workshops. For detailed descriptions, visit our website.

APPLICATION AND TUITION The 2012 application deadline is March 19. Tuition for the full program is $1,500 + HST = $1,680

INFORMATION SESSION Southbank Writers’ Program Saturday, January 28, 1–2:30 pm, Surrey Library Join our creative writing mentors, staff, and alumni to find out more about this exciting new summer creative writing program. Register for this free session at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

You make take the following courses individually or as part of one of our writing and communications certificates.

FICTION CREATING UNIQUE CHARACTERS: THE BACKBONE OF STORY Study a variety of well-known, well-loved characters and learn to develop your own. This course involves close study of short segments of prose, discussion, and writing exercises. You’ll tap into and expand your writing creativity, learn who your characters are, and explore methods of bringing them to life. You will present your work in class and comment on others’ work. CPW601-VA11211 / $225 2 - Mon, Mar 26 and Apr 2, 6:30–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Jane Silcott

DIALOGUE IS NOT CONVERSATION Dialogue and conversation are not synonyms. Through a combination of lecture, in-class exercises, and discussion, we will explore what makes good dialogue. We will look at goal-oriented dialogue, subtext, action, differentiating your characters through the words they say, and technical mechanics. CPW616-VA11241 / $250 1 - Sat, May 5, 10 am–4 pm, SFU Van Instructor: John Mavin

FICTION CLINIC: COMMON WEAKNESSES IN PROSE AND HOW TO CURE THEM Cliché, melodrama, sentimentality, and misuse of language are all symptoms of poor prose style. Learn to avoid them through a combination of lectures, discussions, and in-class exercises. We’ll also address character development and psychological authenticity. CPW602-VA11211 / $225 1 - Sat, Feb 25, 10 am–4 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Nancy Lee

FICTION SERIES FOR THE WEEKEND STUDENT Much like great fiction, this course blends art and technique. Improve an existing piece of fiction or gain the confidence to produce something new. Beginning and experienced writers, novelists, and short-story writers alike will benefit from these six weeks of intensive writing practice. CPW604-VA11211 / $480 6 - Sat, Jan 21; Feb 4 and 18; and Mar 3, 17, and 31, 10 am–2 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Caroline Adderson

GETTING IT DOWN—A SHORT STORY WORKSHOP Want to write short stories but having a tough time getting started? This workshop is for emerging writers who are working to create, complete, and polish a piece of short fiction. If you have amassed a drawer full of brilliant first pages, this may be the workshop for you. Be prepared to develop your story in class and learn about establishing a writing practice, honing your craft, and developing your technique. CPW606-VA11211 / $395 6 - Sat, Mar 31–May 5, 12:30–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Michèle Adams

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HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL: FROM PLANNING TO PROMOTION

CREATIVE NON-FICTION

This engaging weekend workshop covers the mechanics of plotting a commercial novel, from genre and setting to character development and voice. We’ll also discuss marketing your novel and submitting it to agents and publishers.

FINDING THE NARRATIVE THREAD: FOCUS AND SELECTION IN AN ERA OF INFORMATION NEW

CPW607-VA11211 / $300 2 - Sat–Sun, Apr 28 and 29, 9:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Nancy Warren

NOVEL WORKSHOP IN A WEEKEND You’re a weekend word warrior who’s ready for boot camp—a chance to workshop your manuscript-in-progress. You’ll work on nailing the short pitch that will help sell your work, perfecting those vital first pages, solving plot and character problems, and finding your niche in the marketplace. This is an interactive, intensive workshop for those with a novel (or several) in progress. Taking How to Write a Novel is an excellent companion course, but it’s not a prerequisite. CPW608-VA11241 / $300 2 - Sat–Sun, May 26 and 27, 9:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Nancy Warren

NOVEL WRITING: STORY, STRUCTURE, AND FORM The process of writing a novel can be both exciting and overwhelming. Whether you are working your way through a first draft or you find yourself at a standstill with a completed draft, this course will help you manage your project. Learn how to generate new ideas, make important decisions about structure and form, and more. CPW609-VA11241 / $430 4 - Sat, Jun 2–23, 10 am–2 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Nancy Lee

SELF-EDITING FOR FICTION WRITERS Identify the blocks to revision in your personal writing process. Bring a sample of your writing to be analysed and revised for meaning, structure, and style. We will compare the original to the revised version during a final in-class reading. CPW612 / $360 CPW612-VA11241 4 - Tue, Apr 3–24, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Caroline Adderson CPW612-SU11241 3 - Sat, Jun 2–16, 10 am–2 pm, Surrey Library Instructor: Caroline Adderson

Writers are often faced with too much information. They wade into their family lore, memories, interviews, archives or museums, and soon accumulate an embarrassment of riches. This course explores how to recognize the main themes in an unruly body of material and connect them to a pertinent and unifying narrative thread. CPW512-VA11171 / $250 + HST = $280 3 - Wed, Nov 30–Dec 14, 2011, 6:30–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Richard Somerset Mackie

HOW TO WRITE A FAMILY MEMOIR Explore the memoir genre through your own family’s culture and recurring themes by using stories, photos, memorabilia, and heirlooms. CPW503-DE11211 / $290 + $14 text + HST = $304.70 print-based distance education Feb 27–Apr 10 / registration deadline: Feb 13 Instructor: Claudia Cornwall

MAGAZINE WRITING FOR KIDS In this how-to course, you’ll work on the nuts and bolts of how to break into the world of children’s magazine writing. This intensive workshop will help you to think more analytically about the market and the audience. Get hands-on help with pitching to editors, learn how to build and maintain the writer/editor relationship, and understand the essential research stage of writing. CPW511-VA11241 / $250 1 - Sat, May 26, 9 am–4 pm, SFU Van Instructors: Jude Isabella and Adrienne Mason

MEMOIR OF INQUIRY Memoir is a story you know, yet don’t know. In this course, you will investigate your memoir as a dynamic site of discovery and inquiry. Through exercises, mini-lectures, studying excerpts from memoirs, and discussions, you will learn how to deal with the problem of either too much or not enough material. You will also learn how to locate the reader, how to write in smaller, moveable narrative “containers,” and how to identify your memoir’s organic form and style. CPW507-VA11241 / $250 3 - Wed, Jun 13–27, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Betsy Warland

WRITING AND ILLUSTRATING A CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOK Interested in the magical world of children’s literature? This course will teach you the basics of writing and illustrating a picture book for young children. CPW613-VA11241 / $220 1 - Sat, Jun 16, 10 am–4 pm, SFU Van Instructors: Ellen Schwartz and Kathryn Shoemaker

WRITING STORIES FOR CHILDREN Books for young readers are more visually appealing, informative and imaginative than ever. The genre is more competitive, too. Learn the basics of writing engaging stories for children in this introductory course. CPW614-VA11211 / $410 6 - Tue, Apr 24–May 29, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Ellen Schwartz LEARN MORE

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THE RELUCTANT MEMOIRIST NEW Most writers have a lot of doubts about writing a memoir. Even when writers have begun, they typically are reluctant to include themselves. How can you address these doubts and allow the story to take the lead? How does the narrative itself guide you as to the extent of your presence and role? How can you navigate concerns about others who figure in the story? What are the various forms of memoir you might consider? CPW514-VA11211 / $335 + HST = $375.20 3 - Wed, Mar 7–21, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Betsy Warland

WRITING ABOUT FAMILY IN MEMOIR AND POETRY Love, violence, support, joy—families have it all. This course will take you through an intensive and creative exploration of that critical, complex unit in life. Dig deep into your own memories while investigating the endless variations of and universal connections between family relationships. CPW508-VA11211 / $290 3 - Sat, Apr 14–Apr 28, 1–5 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Rachel Rose

WRITING LOCAL HISTORY Bring your ideas and works-in-progress to this practical course on writing local histories. Topics include sources of data (from archival to oral), note-taking and data organizing, conceptualizing and focusing the account, putting words on paper, and editing and revising. We’ll also discuss options for bringing your work to a larger audience. CPW509-VA11211 / $200 4 - Sat, Mar 10–31, 10 am–12 noon, SFU Van Instructor: Eric Damer

WORKING ON YOUR MANUSCRIPT MINI-MANUSCRIPT CONSULT WITH EVELYN LAU If you are a creative writer with a completed or in-progress manuscript, don’t miss this chance to deliver 15 pages to a critically acclaimed author for editorial assessment and publication guidance. CPW910 / $150 + HST = $168 Last Monday of the month, Jan 30, Feb 27, Mar 26, Apr 30, and May 28 Any 50 minutes on the hour, 3–8 pm, SFU Van Consultant: Evelyn Lau

ORGANIZING YOUR WRITING LIFE What’s getting in the way of your writing? How do you make time for space and yourself? Through exercises, discussions, and personal planning, learn what obstacles are keeping you from writing and how to overcome them. Bring a pen and notebook to class. CPW803-VA11211 / $195 1 - Sat, Feb 11, 10 am–4 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Nancy Lee

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POETRY POETRY WORKSHOP: WRITING AND EDITING YOUR POEMS This workshop is intended for people who want a stimulating introduction to the art of writing poetry. Discover your unique poetic voice and style and enhance your writing through a range of engaging assignments. CPW701-VA11211 / $450 6 - Mon, Feb 6 and 20, Mar 5 and 19, and Apr 2 and 16, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Miranda Pearson

WRITING ABOUT FAMILY IN MEMOIR AND POETRY Love, violence, support, joy—families have it all. This course will take you through an intensive and creative exploration of that critical, complex unit in life. Dig deep into your own memories while investigating the endless variations of and universal connections between family relationships. CPW508-VA11211 / $290 3 - Sat, Apr 14–Apr 28, 1–5 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Rachel Rose


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PUBLISHING ADOBE ACROBAT FOR PRINT AND ONLINE PUBLISHING This course covers the basics of Adobe Acrobat. It is designed for marketing communicators, technical writers, and other publishing professionals who are responsible for reviewing and distributing documents. PUBL501-VA11211 / $410 2 - Sat, Mar 17 and 24, 9:30 am–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Rowena Hart

DREAMWEAVER: AN INTRODUCTION Dreamweaver is a ubiquitous website development application that all editors should know. Through lectures and hands-on practice, get a solid foundation in Dreamweaver’s user interface and suite of web page editing tools. PUBL502-VA11211 / $425 4 - Wed, Feb 22–Mar 14, 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Michael Hayward

PUBLICATION DESIGN AND PRINT PRODUCTION More and more publishing jobs require some design and print production knowledge, and most editors are expected to provide design input. This course covers the basic principles of publication design, typography, print production, and publishing technology. PUBL210-VA11211 / $465 4 - Sat, Apr 14–May 5, 1–4:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Gary Shilling

THE PUBLISHING LANDSCAPE: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE This course offers an overview of publishing in British Columbia. Discover the range, markets, operations, business principles, and political context for books that are for, by, and about British Columbians.

WEBSITES FOR WRITERS If you’re a creative writer with an eye to publication, you need a website. By the end of this hands-on workshop, you will understand the what, how, and why of self-promotion sites; have a simple website for yourself; and possess the skills to plan a more complex one. PUBL504-VA11241 / $300 1 - Sat, May 12, 10 am–4 pm, SFU Van Instructor: John Mavin

SOCIAL MEDIA + DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS As we go into the second decade of the 21st century, legacy industries are contracting while digital forms of communications continue to expand. There are many employment opportunities in digital media. Employers are looking for skills in social media marketing and monitoring, community engagement and management, and social media recruitment.

COMING SOON: SOCIAL MEDIA + DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS PROGRAM This program will meet a growing workforce demand for expertise in social media and digital communications. You’ll learn what social media is and why it is vital to organizations; explore established and emerging social media tools; discover how to use the best and latest social media tools; produce marketable digital products; and examine how social media can build a brand, foster trust, recruit staff and supporters, drive sales, raise funds, further causes, and communicate information. Visit our website for more details.

PUBL220-VA11211 / $380 4 - Wed, Apr 11–May 2, 6–9 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Alan Twigg

SELF-PUBLISHING ON THE WEB: BLOGGING, PODCASTS, AND YOUTUBE If you’re a writer interested in online media, chances are you already browse blogs, subscribe to podcasts, and watch YouTube videos. This course explores how to develop engaging online content by restructuring your style, developing a unique voice, and incorporating visuals. The course will also introduce tools for producing, editing, and publishing your content online. PUBL601-VA11211 / $350 3 - Wed, Mar 21–Apr 4, 6:30–9:30 pm, Vancouver Instructor: Gary Shilling

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TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION

Information Sessions

Technical communicators research, develop, and produce policy and procedure manuals, training materials, end-user documents, and a range of other publications. They also play a vital role in the evolving high-tech sector by creating training and software manuals.

Writing and communications certificates INFO SESSION Saturday, January 14, 10–11 am, SFU Vancouver

CERTIFICATE IN TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION (ONLINE)

Register for this free session at www.sfu.ca/reserve.

Learn to write, edit and design technical documents in our online certificate program. Our courses don’t require you to be online at any specific time, so you can choose when and where you learn. You’ll build a portfolio of work through practical assignments, take advantage of networking opportunities, and have the guidance and support of professional technical communicators who will facilitate your courses.

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU? Are you a writer? Are you skilled at organizing information and passionate about concise communication? You need to investigate this program—you could start a whole new career in technical communication. PROGRAM STRUCTURE We offer two prerequisite courses, which you must complete before applying to the certificate. You can complete the remaining required courses in one year. They begin each August and run consecutively in the order shown below for 13 months. If you cannot finish the courses within that timeframe, you may take a break and re-enter the program the following year. PREREQUISITE COURSES (35 HOURS) TCOM110 Concepts and Practice of Technical Communication TCOM120 Technical Writing and Editing REQUIRED COURSES (121.5 HOURS, TO BE COMPLETED SEQUENTIALLY) TCOM210 Research, Analysis and Information Design (Fall 2012) TCOM220 Design and Production of Technical Publications (Fall 2012) TCOM230 Indexing: An Essential Art and Science TCOM240 Microsoft Word for Technical Writers: Advanced or TCOM250 Adobe FrameMaker: Creating Technical Documentation TCOM260 Fundamentals of Creating Online Documents TCOM310 Technical Writing: Advanced Workshop TCOM320 Documentation Project Management TCOM410 Final Project: Guided Practicum APPLICATION AND TUITION We accept students to the program once a year. The 2012 application deadline is May 31. You must receive a minimum final grade of 70 percent in the Technical Writing and Editing course to qualify for the certificate program. You also need a 70 percent average in the program to graduate. Tuition for the full certificate program is $3,670 plus application and prerequisite course fees. This is $170 less than paying for each course individually.

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You may take the following courses individually or as part of the Certificate in Technical Communication.

ADOBE FRAMEMAKER: CREATING TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION Learn the basics of Adobe FrameMaker, an essential software tool for developing business and technical documents. This software is especially efficient when you’re producing both print and online documents from one set of source files. TCOM250-ON11211 / $420 / online Jan 10–Feb 6 / registration deadline: Jan 3 Instructor: Rowena Hart

CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE OF TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION Designed for students exploring a career in technical communications and professionals in need of a refresher, this course provides thorough grounding in the broad discipline of technical communications. It also serves as a framework for future courses within the program. TCOM110 / $510 / online TCOM110-ON11211 Jan 16–Apr 12 / registration deadline: Jan 3 Instructor: Duncan Kent TCOM110-ON11241 May 7–Jul 26 / registration deadline: Apr 23 Instructor: Duncan Kent

DOCUMENTATION PROJECT MANAGEMENT It’s always challenging to produce quality documentation on time and within budget—it requires key document management techniques. This course will give you practical skills for managing technical documentation projects, including planning, estimating, budgeting, managing resources, and team-building. You’ll finish the course with an awareness of important topics in technical writing such as localization, production, and usability. You’ll also come away with a toolkit of skills, concepts, and best practices. TCOM320-ON11241 / $420 / online / for certificate students only Jun 12–Jul 23 / registration deadline: May 29 Instructor: Rowena Hart


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MICROSOFT WORD FOR TECHNICAL WRITERS: ADVANCED Learn to efficiently create professional, revisable manuals using Microsoft Word. TCOM240-ON11211 / $420 / online Jan 10–Feb 6 / registration deadline: Jan 3 Instructor: Rebecca Hogue

TECHNICAL WRITING: ADVANCED WORKSHOP Discover methods for improving a document’s organization and the strategies that improve communication between writers and readers. TCOM310-ON11241 / $440 / online May 1–Jun 4 / registration deadline: Apr 17 Instructor: Sue Andrews

TECHNICAL WRITING AND EDITING A technical communicator’s ultimate goal is to produce an effective and usable product. By examining the mechanics of producing media such as manuals, training materials, and online help and job aids, you’ll learn how to write and edit successful technical material.

FINAL PROJECT: GUIDED PRACTICUM

TCOM120-ON11211 / $440 / online Mar 26–May 7 / registration deadline: Mar 12 Instructor: Inez Gowsell

The course is a simulated workplace project. Under the guidance of an experienced documentation manager, you will plan, write, illustrate, edit, and produce a small document in accordance with industry standards. TCOM410-ON11241 / $540 / for certificate students only Aug 14–Sep 24, registration deadline: Jul 31 Instructor: Sue Andrews

FUNDAMENTALS OF CREATING ONLINE DOCUMENTS This introductory course covers the basics of designing effective online documentation for software application help systems and the web. TCOM260-ON11211 / $530 / online Feb 14–Apr 16 / registration deadline: Jan 31 Instructors: Robert Desprez and Jill Ferrier

INDEXING: AN ESSENTIAL ART AND SCIENCE An index for a non-fiction book is like a map—it tells the reader what lies ahead and how to get there. Designed for aspiring indexers and editors who deal with indexes, this course teaches the elements of a good index and how to create one efficiently. TCOM230 / $440 / available online TCOM230-VA11211 5 - Thu, Mar 1–29, 6:30–9:30 pm, SFU Van Instructor: Karen Griffiths TCOM230-ON11271 / Fall 2012 / online

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What now? Think forward—take the next step. 1) Find out more. The information in this catalogue is just a taste— visit www.sfu.ca/learn for details about a course or program that will fit your life. If you still have questions, call us at 778-782-8000. We’re here to help.

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Main floor (street level) 515 West Hastings Street (between Seymour and Richards) Room Locations Most Continuing Studies courses take place at SFU Vancouver and SFU Surrey. Both campuses are equipped with digital wayfinders to assist you in locating your room. Check your Registration Confirmation for your course location or login at register.cstudies.sfu.ca and see the details of your class under My Courses, Current Schedule.

TAX BENEFITS If your SFU tuition fees exceed $100 in one calendar year, you may claim them as a tax credit. The payment receipt that we’ll email you after you register is your official tax receipt.

Continuing Studies catalogue, Editor: Amy Robertson Graphic designer: Norman Coloma Photos: Greg Ehlers, and as credited with each photograph. Printed in Vancouver, BC, by Mitchell Press. Copyright © 2012 Simon Fraser University. Information in this publication is accurate at time of printing. Prices are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, Visit www.sfu.ca/learn.

HARMONIZED SALES TAX (HST) All courses that we offer as part of a certificate or diploma are exempt from HST—even if you do not register for the entire certificate or diploma program. SFU’s HST number is 118 520 725 RT. COURSE CANCELLATION AND INSTRUCTOR SUBSTITUTION We reserve the right to cancel courses or substitute instructors without liability. If we do cancel a course, we will make every effort to give you adequate notice. SFU CONTINUING STUDIES NON-CREDIT CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY • We issue refunds in the original method of payment and to the original payee only. Please include your payment receipt when you request a refund. • Send your written refund request to csreg@sfu.ca at least seven business days before the course start date. All refunds are subject to a 20 percent administrative charge per course, to a maximum of $75 per course. • If you submit a request less than seven business days before the course begins, you will not receive a refund. • If you change from one course or section to another, we consider it a cancellation and new registration. Cancellation charges and registration fees will apply. • If SFU Continuing Studies cancels a course you have registered and paid for, you will receive a full refund. Exceptions to this general policy may apply to our noncredit certificates, diplomas, and programs, as published.

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SFU Continuing Studies January–August 2012 catalogue