The Federation of Community Social Services BC Leadership Development Directory - Non-Profit Leadership and Management Courses and Programs


The Leadership Development Directory on the Initiatives page of The Federation of Community Social Services of BC (FCSSBC) website has been created to help social and non-profit sector staff, volunteers, supervisors, program managers and directors locate and assess management learning opportunities (workshops, courses, certificate or diploma programs, and degree programs) aimed to increase knowledge and skills around management and leadership.

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Each program link can be expanded to show contact information for the provider, an outline description of the program and its course content, and an outline of Program Type/Delivery/Target Audience/Program Frequency/Application Deadlines/Program Start Date/Program Duration/Program Cost.

In-Person Learning is currently available at Banff Centre, Camosun College, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Northwest Community College, Thompson Rivers University, University of Victoria and Vancouver Island University.

The following Online Learning options are currently offered through the University of Victoria, Northwest Community College, Simon Fraser University, University of British Columbia, Thompson Rivers University and College of the Rockies:

  • Diploma in Public Relations
  • Diploma in Public Sector Management
  • Graduate Professional Certificate/Diploma
  • Voluntary and Nonprofit Sector Management
  • Masters in Public Administration
  • Ed2Go Online Learning Options
  • Sustainable Community Development Certificate
  • Certificate in Community Capacity Building
  • Management, Leadership & Team Building
  • Leadership Fundamentals
  • Contemporary Leadership
  • Strategic Thinking for Leadership
  • Managing Change
  • Effective Leadership
  • Supervisory and Leadership Certificate
  • Organizational Behaviour

The Combined Learning link currently offers four programs through the University of Victoria and one program through UBC:

  • Masters in Public Administration
  • Master of Arts in Community Development
  • Social Justice Diploma
  • Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education
  • Certificate in Project Management (UBC)