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ELX Open House on November 3

Connect with Experiential Learning Exchange (ELX) representatives, including coaches, expert advisors, and mentors, to find out how you can make competency-based learning work for you. With over 35 modules on practical topics, as well as inspiring master classes and networking events, ELX is where you can enhance your core competencies and move your career to the next level.

WHEN:
Thursday, November 3, 2016
5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON

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

 

Calling all Film and Photography Studies enthusiasts!

On October 5-6, The Chang School will be at the ProFusion Pro Imaging Expo, a photo and video event that caters to the professional image-maker. We’ll be showcasing our certificates in Film Studies, Photography Studies, and Digital Art Production. Come say hello and check out the other 130 exhibitors, Creative Lighting Centre, Virtual Reality Experience Centre, and Main Stage.

WHEN: October 5–6, 2016
WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Hall B, North Building
Admission is free.

 

ELX Master Class: Social Media Marketing Today

Led by Jaimy Warner, Executive Director of Raindance Canada, veteran crowdfunder, and author, this Master Class will explore: the 3 month social growth strategy, defining and sharing your social voice, creating your evangelist team, incentivizing your online community, and how to craft and measure your key performance indicators. Traditional marketers, communications professionals, digital marketing strategists, entrepreneurs, and students may all be interested in this event.

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

WHERE:
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON

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

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

 

Exciting PhotoEd Platform Event Sponsored by The Chang School

The Chang School is proud to sponsor an upcoming PhotoEd Platform event: A PechaKucha Night at the Gladstone Hotel on November 1, 2016. As a current or former Chang School student, you will receive FREE admission to the event after you pre-register online.

The topic, “Photography: Copyright/Licensing/Philanthropy: Money, the Law and using your photography to give back to the community” will be presented by many exciting speakers in a 20 slides x 20 seconds per slide format.
The PhotoEd Platform project is a new and innovative extension of a traditional print publication that will build on the editorial mandate of PhotoEd magazine; to promote and inspire new Canadian contemporary photography production and dialogue.

WHEN:
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
6:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

WHERE:
The Gladstone Hotel
1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

Register today!

 

Chang School Alumni – Where Are They Now?

Have you completed a certificate through The Chang School at Ryerson University? Are you curious about what your peers have been up to since graduation or what opportunities might be out there for you? On Alumni Weekend, join us for a panel discussion featuring five Chang School alumni from certificates such as Film Studies, Human Resources Management, Data Analytics, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics, and Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Management.

Get the scoop on industry trends, find out where graduates are working, learn how to leverage your certificate, take part in a facilitated discussion, and network with other career-minded alumni.

WHEN:
Saturday, October 1, 2016
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON

RSVP:
Visit the event page to register and for more information. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Executive Seminars on Data Science in November

This November, The Chang School is offering two opportunities for executives and senior managers to obtain a solid foundation in data science. Skills in the areas of big data and data analytics have never been in higher demand. Check out our offerings and register today!

Data Science Bootcamp

This five-day Data Science Bootcamp will give participants an introductory foundation in big data analytics, tools, and statistics. Engaging lectures and hands-on activities will explore data analytics skills and the creation of a road map for completion of a successful analytics project. Participants will focus on complex algorithms for big data, analytics, big data tools, statistics, and machine learning.

WHEN:
Monday, November 7–Friday, November 11, 2016
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON

Enrol now. Fee is $4,995 + HST.

Fundamentals of Data Science for Senior Management

This two-day workshop focuses on providing an overview of data science and data analytics, and techniques and technologies used to leverage powerful evidence-based decisions.

WHEN:
Thursday, November 24–Friday, November 25, 2016
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON

Enrol now. Fee is $1,995 + HST.

 

Free Career Workshops at The Chang School

Interested in advancing your career? Or developing the skills you need to obtain the career you want?

Attend one of the FREE career-focused workshops that are led by Career Consultants at the Ryerson Career Centre.

WHEN:
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 – Personal Branding
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 – Resumés
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 – Cultural Adaptation
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 – Effective Networking 101

TIME:
5:00 p.m.–6:15 p.m.

WHERE:
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON

RSVP:
Visit our career advising page for more information and to register.

 

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.

 

#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.

 

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! 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.