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These courses can help you develop a high level of skill in written and oral communications and are especially relevant to business and government environments. They focus on building and integrating writing, analytical, and research skills so that your business presentations make your point and achieve your purpose.
With an appreciation of design and business fundamentals, design managers create and maintain collaborative relationships among designers, clients, and administrators. Their contribution is an essential factor in the success of their organizations.
Digital Entrepreneurship Innovation
The Film Studies program provides a good basic grounding in the principles, contemporary theories, and techniques of the motion picture medium. Courses range from an introduction to basic filmmaking to specialized courses such as screen writing; cinematography and lighting workshops; directing screen performance; production design; and sound design. It is an excellent starting point for people who want to pursue a career in the film industry or satisfy their curiosity about film and film production.
Equipment/Facilities Use: Please note that equipment and facilities use outside of class time will not be provided. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/summerfilm.
Graphic Communications is one of the most vigorous and exciting industries in Canada today. The preparation of layouts, designs, files, proofs, and finished jobs in the printing industry require the use of advanced hardware, software, and technology. Knowledgeable and skilled professionals in the field are rewarded with challenging opportunities. Students may enroll directly into entry-level courses. No interview or portfolio is required. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/graphiccomm.
We offer courses in Journalism, Magazine and Web Publishing, and Publishing to meet the needs of today's students and professionals. Whether you are taking courses for personal interest or professional development, we are sure to have something for you. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/journalism. For information about the Certificate in News Studies, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/newsstudies.
Magazine and Web Publishing
Magazine and Web Publishing courses are designed for individuals who are planning a career in the web publishing or magazine industry, working at a magazine or website and looking to sharpen the skills they use in the job and/or broaden their knowledge of the other disciplines within their company, or thinking of starting up their own magazine or website. For more information, including instructor biographies, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/magazine.
There is scarcely any field of professional activity that does not require the expertise of a skilled and knowledgeable marketing specialist. The following courses can help you develop broad-based or industry-specific marketing skills, either to upgrade your present qualifications or as preparation for a new career. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/marketing.
The following series of courses provides instruction that is relevant to new media production in business, in the communications industry, in architecture and interior design, and in education and the arts. Courses explore production concepts and the creative possibilities of composition, computer imaging, and many other aspects of new media.
Equipment/Facilities Use: Please note that equipment and facilities use outside of class time will not be provided.
As photography continues to hold its own as a leading medium of communication, opportunities for skilled photographers have never been greater; at the same time, more and more people are discovering the creative rewards that photography offers to the hobbyist. Whatever your level of interest, you’ll find many exciting and novel opportunities to cultivate your artistry and technical skills in the following courses and workshops.
Equipment/Facilities Use: Please note that use of equipment and facilities outside of class time will not be provided. Extra time may be purchased.
For more information, including instructor biographies, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/photography
This program provides a curriculum that is relevant to the current and emerging practice of public relations in order to equip students with the skills necessary to perform.
Learn how to turn a manuscript into a book, a report, or other document. Editing, design, production, sales and marketing, new electronic workflows – master all the skills involved in this complicated process through our Publishing courses and certificate program. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/publishing.
Radio, Television, Audio/Video Production
The School of Radio and Television Arts is housed in the Rogers Communications Centre, a multimillion-dollar facility dedicated to the study of communications and electronic media. If you're driven to be part of the multifaceted communication industry, this is the place to get started. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/rta.
Courses offered cover topics including business skills for the creative cultural sector, as well as make-up skills and techniques for theatre, film, and photography. Courses have been developed and will be taught by experienced professionals. For more information, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/aeadmin and www.ryerson.ca/ce/makeup.
Writing Workshops and Seminars
You can be the writer you’ve always dreamed of becoming. Let our group of talented instructors help unlock and develop your talents in short fiction, novel, poetry, or dramatic writing. Explore specialized genres. Tell your own life story. Enhance your business writing skills. For more information, including instructor biographies, visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/writing.