UFV
School of Business

Be a voice among the noise

Use your creative edge to communicate clearly and creatively the personality, values, and core of any organization, company, or initiative.
 
In a world of immense choice, marketers take on the task of researching, planning, and positioning products for success among a plethora of competing offerings. Employers are searching for problem solvers who are can skillfully showcase their products and leverage the value of their brand. 
 
The UFV Marketing and Sales certificate is a part-time program designed for high school graduates who have a knack for marketing or sales. The program provides additional development if you already work in this field, and a solid educational background if you are currently in another field, but are looking to diversify your skills.
 
Exciting opportunities in advertising, market planning, and retail management await. With skills attained through the study of organizational behavior, professional selling, advertising, and communications, you are well prepared to become a successful marketer who achieves results and increases customer engagement.
 
In as little as three semesters, you can complete your certificate and be on your way to a rewarding career with excellent potential for growth. With the guidance of industry-experienced instructors that go beyond numbers and charts, enriching learning experiences propel your career forward. 

Career Outlook

A radical shift to digital marketing and an explosion of new social channels are resulting in increased opportunities for fresh, creative minds who can use new communications tools effectively.

Become a social media marketer, sales manager, copywriter, or pursue your own entrepreneurial endeavors. After completing your certificate, you may choose to apply your credits towards the UFV Bachelor of Business Administration program to increase your expertise and position yourself for further opportunities. 

In sales positions without commission caps, you will have tremendous earning potential even as an entry level hire. 

British Columbia's Fraser Valley is one of Canada's fastest-growing, most ethnically diverse regions. Our communities are welcoming, our scenery breathtaking, and we're within minutes of Metro Vancouver and the U.S. border. Whether you wish to get a university education, learn a trade, retrain or upgrade, study in Canada, take a course for fun, hire a student, or work with friendly, dedicated people, check out UFV.
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