Western Continuing Studies

What are the key competencies to be successful in today's business environment?

Numerous studies have identified employability skills, sometimes referred to as "soft skills". Universally sought by employers, we call these courses Business Essentials and the demand for them continues to grow.

Don’t get left behind. Strengthen your career path and accelerate your professional development today.

Business Essentials



If you are a university graduate wanting specific knowledge, specialized skills and experience to differentiate themselves in the job search process. Our Post-Degree Diploma Programs are for you! 

Post-Degree Diploma is a one year program with a career focus:

    •    In-depth, subject-specific knowledge and skills
    •    Connecting theory to practice and gaining valuable experience through a mandatory practicum
    •    Develop a professional network and a portfolio of projects you can use throughout your career
    •    A highly regarded Western University credential

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Live the language and the culture!

Discover a whole new world of learning and make lasting memories while experiencing something totally unique.

Our French Immersion Week designed for adults allows you to learn the language while living the culture and life of Trois-Pistoles.

French Immersion Week for Adults

Two new programs are being offered this year:
A Family French Immersion Week for adults and children, aged 6 to 13 and
a new credit course for French teachers.


Empower your team

Professional Development That Empowers Your Workforce

The benefits to be gained by investing in corporate training and development include:

  • Increased morale and job satisfaction
  • Highly motivated employees
  • A flexible, creative, innovative workforce
  • Reduced employee turnover

As one of Canada's leading Universities, Western Continuing Studies offers industry-relevant corporate training programs to meet the needs your business. 

... Learn more about our Corporate Training opportunities

Explore our programs

Our programs are designed with your career and life aspirations in mind. Developed in collaboration with Western faculties, professional associations and corporate partners, our courses and programs are flexible, creative and innovative in helping you develop your career and enrich your life.

Explore courses starting this spring

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Ignite your knowledge with a Spark Session

Spark learning with mini-sessions at our campus or your workplace.

At Western

Our Spark Sessions are short, skills-based courses designed to enhance and improve your effectiveness at work and support your professional and career development.  Whether you are new to our classrooms, or a seasoned learner coming back to refresh your learning, you will leave with competitive strategies, best practices, and new skills that can be applied to your job right away.

In your Workplace

Spark Sessions can be customized and delivered at your workplace. To learn more about delivering a spark session at your workplace

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Explore Lifelong Learning

Fall 2016