Expand your skill set and increase your career opportunities. Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) School of Business is launching three new post-baccalaureate programs in September 2017.

Prepare for your Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation with the new post-baccalaureate diploma in accounting. The program, linked to CPA Canada, provides the skills identified as being critical to achieving competency as a CPA. Courses in the program include business statistics, corporate finance, advanced managerial accounting, and taxation, in addition to topics like ethical behavior and professionalism.

Have a background in engineering? Studied applied sciences? Work in information technology? KPU’s new Technical Management and Services diploma may be just what you need. The program is designed to address supervisory and managerial needs in a technological environment, providing a link between technical expertise and business management. Students in the program will learn to interpret and synthesize data to make informed decisions, and identify way to improve performance and meet marketplace needs. Technical management courses include: managing technical business growth, consulting and client management practices, sustainable operations, and new product and services development.

Or develop analytic skills and learn effective methods for project management with the Operations and Supply Chain Management diploma program. Create and execute procurement strategies, and learn the tools and techniques for managing service options and implementing technology and information systems.  The program is offered with a co-operative education option to allow students additional opportunities for hands-on learning. Courses include: managing dynamic teams, strategic operations management, and negotiations and stakeholder communications. Graduates of the operations and supply chain management program may go on to complete additional certifications and professional designations including Supply Chain Management Professional and Project Manager Professional.

For more than 30 years, Kwantlen Polytechnic University has given students the skills they need for the careers they want. KPU offers a range of degree, diploma, certificate, and citation programs with opportunities for hands-on experience and experiential learning. Why stop at theory, when you can also harness the power of experience? Launch your career and make a positive impact on your community with experiential learning at KPU: where thought meets action.

Learn more about the new post-baccalaureate programs at a free upcoming info session. For details and to register visit kpu.ca/business or email business@kpu.ca