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December 5, 2014

Professional Development

Booming Ground

An intensive non-credit creative writing program from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. ¶ http://www.boomingground.com/

Capilano University Business & Professional Studies Department: Magazine Publishing Program

The Capilano College Magazine Publishing Certificate is an intensive full-time sixteen-week program in magazine publishing. Starting in early July at Capilano's campus in North Vancouver, this program begins with seven weeks of courses that prepare students for a directed internship. Planned and taught by experienced magazine industry personnel, the program adopts a practical approach as students learn editorial and layout skills from editors, writers and art directors. ¶ http://www.capilanou.ca/future/calendar/current/business/magazine.html

Douglas College Print Futures Program

A two-year program focussing on document writing, communication theory, language studies, research skills editing and layout. Based in New Westminster, B.C. ¶ http://www.douglas.bc.ca/programs/print-futures.html

From the margins to the mainstream : Moving BC's creative industries forward

Focuses on the creative industries in BC : book and magazine publishing, music,sound recording, film, television and interactive digital media production. ¶ http://cmpabc.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/ci_report_web_final.pdf

Keeping Records : Fulfillment for Small Magazines in Canada.

This report contains topics specifically for small magazines, such as:Subscription fulfillment in large magazines vs. small magazines; Small-circulation magazines have unique requirements; Basic requirements for fulfillment software; Problems caused by inadequate fulfillment systems; Development stages of fulfillment systems; The baseline fulfillment requirements of small Canadian magazines; Keeping Readers report recommendations ¶ http://thinkubator.ccsp.sfu.ca/wikis/PUB800/LizPresentsOnKeepingReaders

Langara College Publishing Department

A certificate program in magazine publishing, including layout, design, editing, illustration and digital publishing. ¶ http://www.langara.bc.ca/programs-and-courses/programs/publishing/index.html

Langara Digital Media Series

Studies in web publishing and new media from Langara College in Vancouver. Not a certificate program but an extensive collection of software courses that are open to all. ¶ http://www.langara.bc.ca/continuing-studies/programs-and-courses/programs/digital-media/index.html

MABC Professional Development Bursary Guidelines & Application Form

Magazine Association of BC members (including staff and volunteers at member publications) are eligible to apply for travel and tuition assistance to attend selected professional development events. Eligible events and application deadlines will be announced to the membership.  Download the bursary guidelines/application form as a Word document (can be completed electronically) or as a PDF and submit as indicated.

Magazines Canada - Professional Development

Professional development programs and resources offered and supported by Magazines Canada. ¶ http://www.magazinescanada.ca/development

Magazines Canada Bursary Program

Magazines Canada offers some subsidies and bursaries to staff of member magazines who wish to attend professional development events. ¶ https://www.magazinescanada.ca/magnet/news

Magazines Canada Travelling Circulation School

A 2-day intensive training program for circulation professionals. ¶ http://www.magazinescanada.ca/development/travellingcirculation

SFU Publishing Workshops

An annual series of courses and short programs for professional writers and publishers, including a symposium and lecture series. At SFU Harbour Centre in Vancouver. ¶ http://www.ccsp.sfu.ca/education/publishing-workshops/

Simon Fraser University Master of Publishing Program

A 16-month intensive degree program in magazine and book publishing. Includes a summer internship program. Located in Vancouver, BC. ¶ http://www.ccsp.sfu.ca/education/master-of-publishing/

Workshops and Intensives

A travelling series of short intensive training programs on specific areas of magazine publishing. Topics are varied and set on an annual basis. Produced by Magazines Canada. ¶ http://www.magazinescanada.ca/development/workshops

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