This program has been designed in partnership with the CIO Association of Canada, as an opportunity for its Associate Members to take their careers to the next level. While the program is designed for the direct reports of CIO members, interested CIOs are equally welcome to enroll. Applicants will be required to send their bios, including work experience and education. Acceptance to the program will be determined by the CIOCAN — Vancouver Chapter Board of Directors.
Online and at the SFU Beedie School of Business, Vancouver, BC
July 21, 2017: Application Deadline. Please note that the program has a rolling admission and spots for qualified applicants will be offered on a first come first serve basis.
September 11, 2017: Program starts with guided online discussions.
October 30-November 1, 2017: In-class sessions run from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, with additional events on the first two evenings.
February 24, 2018: An Online Capstone Session brings the program to its end.
Note: Expect up to five hours per week for course readings and discussions prior to October 30, as well as execution of and reflection on an individual Change Project between November 2017 and February 2018.
$3,900 + GST
Includes: All learning materials and meals as well as the CIOCAN Associate Membership (reduced fees available for those who are already members).
TERMS & CONDITIONS
You will be notified on your acceptance into the program within 3 weeks of receipt of your completed application. Tuition fees are due within 6 weeks of offer of acceptance into the program. Details will be outlined in your offer of acceptance letter. Please note for applications received after June 23, 2017, payment will be due upon acceptance.
Cancellations received by August 2, 2017 will receive a full refund, less a $150 administrative fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received on or after August 3, 2017.
Please note: For applications received after August 4, 2017, payment will be due upon acceptance into the program (space permitting).
Please email Carol Tang, Program Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
“I learned what I needed to move from IT Director to CIO. It’s all about leadership and considering technology as a strategic business advantage. Now I send all my direct reports to the program, and I’m the CIOCAN liaison with SFU/Beedie. It’s part of how I can give back - I think it’s an outstanding program.”
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