Current Course Offerings

Board Members and their Roles
This course provides a focused overview of a board member’s role and practical guidelines to best fill the role for first timers or experienced board members alike.

Hope Centre
(40225 BISC BSU13 H5A) 1 session, Thu, 6–9 pm, $70
Starts Apr 9

Discipline and Termination
This five-hour course provides leaders who are supervising or managing work teams with basic knowledge and strategies to prevent difficult employee discipline situations from spiraling out of control and into costly legal battles.

(20285 BISC HRM16 F5A) 2 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9 pm, $98
Starts Mar 23

Fundraising Basics
This course provides proven techniques to manage a successful fundraising program for volunteers and staff working in community relations or business development. Explore current information on the competitive marketplace, research techniques to make your project stand out, and strategies and legal concerns that influence media activities.

(40217 BISC HRM15 F5A) 2 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9 pm, $98
Starts May 11

How to Start a Small Business
This course explores the various options, considerations, and legal requirements involved in starting up a small business in B.C., including business structures, business types, business planning, and other essential steps. The session covers the ins and outs of start-up costs, break-even analysis, financing, market share, and marketing strategy.

Hope Centre
(40226 BISC BS01 HA5) 1 session, Sat, 9 am–4 pm, $110
Starts Apr 18

Introduction to the Business of Non-Profit
This course provides a history of non-profits and examines the need for their services in today’s society. Find out how having committed board members and a vision for success can help your non-profit succeed. Learn how to identify your non-profit’s core competency and leverage it to compete for scarce resources in an ever-changing economic climate.

Hope Centre

(20299 BISC BSU12 H5A) 1 session, Sat, 9 am–4 pm, $110
Starts Mar 21

Payroll Compliance Legislation
This course is the first core payroll course in the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification program. It provides you with a thorough understanding of payroll compliance requirements.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20296 BISC PCL01 A5A) 8 sessions, Sat, 9 am–3:30 pm, $385
Starts Feb 14

Payroll Fundamentals I
This course is the second core payroll course in the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification program. Learn to calculate regular individual pay, non-regular individual pay, and
termination payments. Find out how to complete a Record of Employment (ROE), and communicate all aspects of individual pay requirements to your stakeholders.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20294 BISC PF01 A5A) 8 sessions, Sat, 9 am–3:30 pm, $385
Starts Apr 25

Learn how to manage billing, estimates, collections, inventory management, and payroll using QuickBooks. Having a basic knowledge of bookkeeping is recommended.

(20355 BISC QB01 F5A) 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-9:30 pm, $465
Starts Feb 18

Workplace Bullying & Harassment
Worksafe B.C. regulations were recently amended to include three new policies addressing workplace bullying and harassment. Learn to identify the nuances and roots of bullying and harassing, mitigate those behaviours, establish structures for prevention, and deal with a claim, if need be.

(20284 BISC HRM17 F5A) 2 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9 pm, $98
Starts Jan 26

updated Dec 15, 2014

Paralegals are in demand

Get fully equipped to attend hearings, conduct legal research, interview clients or witnesses, manage evidence and draft legal documents.

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