UBC Continuing Studies
UBC Continuing Studies offers award-winning programs for professionals and entrepreneurs needing to take the lead in building community engagement, analyzing a user experience journey or building a digital communications strategy.
Program Advisory Committees are comprised of university faculty and staff, industry thought leaders, strategists, and practitioners. The program curriculum has been designed and developed by this diverse group of representatives from industry and academia.
We are pleased to introduce our two scholarship programs for WCT members, providing an opportunity for members to explore the digital landscape and their future career paths.
Digital Content and Communications - BC Regional Scholarship($800 CAD)
UBC Certificate in Digital Content and Communications
This program focuses on the design and development of executing a comprehensive digital communications plan. The scholarship can be applied to the following courses:
- Digital Communications and Planning
- User Experience Strategy
- Digital Content and Storytelling
- Digital IP and Rights Management
- Project Management for Digital Communications.
Digital Strategy – National Scholarship($1,500 CAD)
UBC Certificate in Digital Strategy
This program highlights how to drive change by leading your organization to embrace the rapid pace of technology, information and digital innovation. Develop a digital strategy that identifies disruption and change as opportunities for innovation, and create a new digital business model and ROI that captures the customer journey and optimizes engagement. Assess your organization's culture, digital maturity and readiness and take steps towards becoming a data-driven and sustainable organization.
The scholarship can be applied to the following courses: Strategic Thinking in the Digital Context, Digital ROI, Digital Readiness, and Digital Leadership and Performance. All courses are 100% online and facilitated by an industry experienced online tutor.
Eligibility and How to Apply
All WCT members in good standing with a demonstrated interest in furthering their digital leadership are eligible to apply. Learn more about application details here...
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Applications will be accepted until 4pm PST April 17, 2017.
Scholarships may be applied towards course fees and are not eligible towards travel and accommodation expenses. It is expected that scholarship recipients will contribute to WCT in a volunteer capacity on an ongoing basis.
The Digital Content and Communications – BC Regional Scholarship is open to interested applicants who reside in the Greater Vancouver area.
The Digital Strategy – National Scholarship is open to interested applicants who are mid-career to senior-level professionals, with at least five years' experience in leading teams or start-ups, managing resources, and implementing strategy.
UBC Continuing Studies - WCT membership discount
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UBC Continuing Studies offers award-winning programs for professionals and entrepreneurs needing to take the lead in building community engagement, analyzing a user experience journey or building a digital communications strategy. Let us help you gain the insights you need to propel your organization forward.
To get you started we are pleased to offer a 10% discount to WCT members on courses in the following areas:
- Digital Analytics (100% online)*
- Digital Content and Communications (In-class /online)
- Digital Strategy (100% online) **
- Social Media (In-class /online)*
- Community Management (In Class)
*Excludes workshops, summer institutes and intensive program
**Excludes Strategic Thinking in the Digital Context.
NOTE: This program no longer requires an application form prior to registering for a course. An application form will be required should you wish to apply for the UBC Certificate in Digital Strategy program.