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Foundations for Professional Communications

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Spring 2022 Course

March 31, 2022 – July 7, 2022
Thursdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm PST
Online Delivery

Are you the sole communicator working for a First Nation or Indigenous organization? New to the profession? You are not alone.

Many First Nations in BC are working to develop and expand their communication’s function as an essential part of Nation building and to further their Nation’s political, operational, and social objectives. Foundations for Professional Communications, a new offering from the First Nations Public Service Secretariat (FNPSS) and Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT), is designed to introduce adults working for First Nation communities and Indigenous organizations to a wide array of fundamental communications skills, including communications research, planning and evaluation, internal communications, branding, media relations, and community engagement – all from an Indigenous perspective.

This course is offered at no-cost to participants.

Course Eligibility

  1. Indigenous people working for First Nations communities or Indigenous organizations
  2. Able to commit 6 hours a week to course work (3 hours class time + 3 hours reading, viewing, and assignments)
  3. Academic requirements: ENGL 060 or English 12 or English Studies 12 and/or English First Peoples 12

Course Credits: Students who successfully complete the Foundations for Professional Communications course will receive credit (3) for an accredited and transferable post-secondary course.

Course Instructor: Davis McKenzie, Toχʷoχʷ (Becoming Clear) Communications

Registration is closed and the course is full.

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Questions? Contact info@fnps.ca.

Foundations of Communications

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Date:
March 31
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Cost:
Free
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Online

Organizers

First Nations Public Service Secretariat
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

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