This program is recommended for any manager or entrepreneur with 1-5 years of direct management experience, and 5+ years’ experience in the media industry. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of accomplishments and demonstrated work progression.
WIFT-T Members: $1500 +HST
Non-Members: $1800 +HST
Is this program for women only?
Women, men, WIFT-T members, and non-members can apply. Please see additional eligibility criteria to ensure you meet admission requirements.
How do I successfully complete the program?
To receive the Recognition of Completion award by The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University, the participant must attend 7 out of the 8 sessions, and complete the assignments and the one-on-one coaching session. Assignments will be marked on a pass/fail basis.
What can I expect for pre-reading and homework assignments?
There will be different requirements for individual sessions, however, you should anticipate between 1-2 hours of additional course-related reading or review per session.
Can I write this off as tuition on my income tax form?
This program is not deductible. Though, in some instances, it may qualify under professional development. Please check in with an accountant.
What is the difference between the Media Business Essentials program, the Media Leadership Program, and the Media Management Accelerator program?
Each of these intensive programs is affiliated with a post-secondary institution and are geared to different cohort and experience levels and have specific learning outcomes.
Please see the comparison table below for an overview.
|MEDIA BUSINESS ESSENTIALS||CORUS MEDIA MANAGEMENT ACCELERATOR||MEDIA LEADERSHIP PROGRAM|
|Cohort||Entry (0 – 5 yrs.)||Emerging (5 – 10 yrs.)||Experienced (10-20 yrs.)|
|Program Focus||Business of Media Industry||Management Training||Leadership Development|
|Program Strategy||Foundational Industry Knowledge||Developing Business Professionals||Supporting & Building Leaders|
|Curriculum Topics||Production Management, Business Affairs & Financing, Production Accounting, Marketing & Distribution||Business Communications, Project Management, Financial Literacy, Marketing, HR, Strategic Planning||Business Communications for Executives, Financial Management, Leadership & Creativity, Strategic & Business Planning, Critical Thinking, Marketing & Brand Development, Industry Rights & Regulations|
|Academic Partner||Humber School of Media Studies & Information Technology||G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University||Schulich School of Business, York University|
|Faculty||Humber Faculty & Industry Professionals||Ryerson/Chang School Faculty & Industry Professionals||Schulich MBA Faculty & Executive Industry Guests|
|Number of Sessions||12||8||12|
For more information contact:
Head of Programming
416.322.3430 ext. 222
Program & Special Events Coordinator
416.322.3430 ext. 228