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Executive Seminar on Privacy, Identity, and Data Analytics

Join Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Executive Director of Ryerson University’s Privacy and Big Data Institute and three-term Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, at this one-day Executive Seminar on Privacy, Identity, and Data Analytics. Learn about the current state of privacy regulations, fair information practices, and how implementing the Seven Foundational Principles of Privacy by Design™ can help to proactively prevent data breaches and privacy infractions.

WHEN:
Thursday, October 13, 2016
8:15 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON

Enrol now. Fee is $895 + HST.

 

Free Workshop September 12: Job Search Strategies for Career Changers

Interested in changing your career? Develop successful application strategies, and get the tools you need to conduct an active job search and land your perfect position.

This career-focused workshop will be led by Fenella Amarasinghe, Career Consultant at the Ryerson Career Centre.

WHEN:
Monday, September 12, 2016
5:00 p.m.–6:15 p.m. (ET)

WHERE:
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON

RSVP:
Visit the event page for more information and to register.

 

#ChangChat on Personal Branding: October 4

Looking to build your own personal brand? Whether you are just about to enter the workforce, or are thinking about building your career or your own business, join us for a Tweet chat on October 4 to learn tips and tools for crafting your own personal brand to help you stand out. Jason John, Manager, Career Consultants at Ryerson Career Centre will lead a discussion with special guests to share the resources you need.

WHEN:
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. (ET)

WHERE:
Follow @ChangSchool or the hashtag #ChangChat on Twitter.

HOW:
Use the hashtag #ChangChat on Twitter to participate in the discussion. Note: If you're not on Twitter, you can still follow along by browsing Tweets at https://twitter.com/changschool.

Interested in receiving tailored career advice? Visit ryerson.ca/ce/advising or email CEcareers@ryerson.ca.

 

Certificate in Privacy, Access, and Information Management featured in the Toronto Star

Recently featured in the Toronto Star, The Chang Schoo’s new Certificate in Privacy, Access, and Information Management provides students with the knowledge and skills to effectively navigate the complex and unpredictable landscape of privacy and access created by rapid technological innovation.

If you are interested in joining a growing field of privacy professionals who are in high demand in the government, private, and nonprofit sectors, come speak to program representatives at The Chang School’s Open House on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, 245 Church Street.

Can’t make it to Open House? Learn more about the certificate here.

 

ELX Master Class on September 21

Led by Veronica Chail, an award-winning Canadian journalist, media personality, and director of creative strategy at EnDesign, this Master Class will explore: content creation in television and digital culture; the art of interviewing; writing, reporting, hosting, and producing across different platforms; personal branding and reputation; strategies for ethical pitfalls; and the business of media. Aspiring journalists, media and communications professionals, public relations, branding and marketing professionals, researchers, students, and entrepreneurs may all be interested in this event.

WHEN:
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON

RSVP:
Register now. Fee is $65 (HST included).

Visit the Experiential Learning Exchange website for more information on upcoming Master Classes and other free Networking events.

 

Social Media: Myths and Realities Panel Event

As social media becomes a commonplace marketing tool, it's more important than ever for business owners and entrepreneurs to use it to increase their competitive advantage. The myths and realities surrounding social media will be explored by industry experts at this panel discussion – and they won't be shy about sharing their different perspectives!

Not only will you learn how to choose the best social media channels and platforms to meet your business needs, but you will be given practical strategies for how to make decisions about running social media campaigns, hiring experts, and building your online audience.

WHEN:
Thursday, September 15, 2016
8:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON

RSVP:
Visit the RSVP page for more information and to register. Admission is free.

 

Free Ryerson Legal Clinic

The Ryerson Law Centre provides free legal advice and information to current Chang School students at a monthly clinic.

The clinic is held once a month on the 8th floor of Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. To make an appointment or to get more information, email the clinic at lawclinic@ryerson.ca.

This fall the clinic will be held on the following dates:

  • September 13
  • October 26
  • November 22
  • December 20

Space is limited. Check out the Ryerson Legal Clinic today.

 

New Certificate in Privacy, Access, and Information Management

Join a growing field of privacy professionals who are in high demand in the government, private, and nonprofit sectors. Jobs for privacy practitioners are focused in information management, privacy protection, and information security.

Our new Certificate in Privacy, Access, and Information Management provides students with the knowledge and skills to effectively navigate the complex and unpredictable landscape of privacy and access created by rapid technological innovation.

Courses begin September 12. Enrol today!

 

June 20: Open Enrolment for Fall 2016

Open enrolment for all students for the Fall 2016 term opens June 20 and continues, space permitting, until prior to the second scheduled class begins for courses in Business and Languages (including ESL/EAL); until September 22 for Distance: Internet full-term classes; until the first day of week-long intensive courses; and until prior to the third scheduled class begins for all other courses. Early enrolment is advised.

 

New! Experiential Learning Exchange (ELX)

Ready to target your education for career advancement? The Chang School’s Experiential Learning Exchange (ELX) is a flexible model that emphasizes hands-on, project-based activities and connects you with coaches, expert advisors, and peers. Customize your learning experience through coaching-based modules, in-depth master classes, and opportunities for networking and mentoring.

Whether you’re at the start of your career or well advanced towards your career goals, the ELX is an efficient way to enhance core competencies and get practical experience solving real-world challenges so you can move to the next level. Get started: ryerson.ca/ce/elx

 

The Chang School Offers Open Admission

The Chang School provides access to university-level and degree-credit courses for all adult learners, regardless of previous experience. Enrolment for most degree-credit courses is on an open admissions basis, providing convenient access to university classes no matter where you live or work – without any formal entrance requirements.

The Chang School extends Ryerson University’s academic resources to adults interested in building their careers, advancing their careers, changing careers, taking courses for professional development or general interest, or applying to a degree program.

If you plan to transfer credits back to your home institution, use your credits to gain entry to a Ryerson degree program (subject to space availability and competition), or if you require more information, please contact us or come to one of our Open House sessions.