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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Creative Industries Management

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

(Mississauga)

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Create your new future in the business world of creative industries.

Program Overview

Master the business side of the creative industries

The creative industries need skilled professionals who understand both the business and creative side of media. Sheridan's Creative Industries Management is a specialized eight-month program designed to prepare graduates as managers and entrepreneurs in the arts. With an understanding of management, financing and marketing you'll be ready for a career in film, television, video games and more.

Who should apply to Creative Industries Management?

If you have an academic or professional background in the arts and want to develop your management, leadership and business skills, Creative Industries Management is the program for you. CIM can also help you start your own business, giving you the knowledge and competitive edge to guide you down the path of entrepreneurship.

Hands-on learning

At Sheridan, we believe the best way to learn is by getting to work and making things happen. In this program, you'll be introduced to professional workflow processes in film, television, animation and gaming. You'll learn how to network with creatives and the media. Working with professors, students and industry professionals, you'll see there's no shortage of hands-on learning possibilities.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Degree Entrance Scholarship Available

Once you’ve applied for admission to this program, we’ll automatically consider you for this award.

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Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    BUSM 54578 Creative Industries Environment 3
    FINA 51593 Creative Industries Budgeting 3
    MKTG 58661 Audience Development 3
    LAWS 50333 Entertainment Law & Negotiation 3
    HRMT 58907 Managing People in the Arts 4
    MGMT 58727 Production 1: Development 4
    Total: 20
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    FINA 54593 Funding Creative Works 3
    MKTG 56228 Digital Audience Development 3
    BUSM 53762 The Creative Enterprise 3
    MGMT 56007 Strategic Arts Management 3
    HRMT 58437 Leadership and Influence 
    MGMT 51813 Capstone Research Project 7
    COWT 53816 Co-operative Education Forum (optional) 1
    Total: 24
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    COWT 51075 Cooperative Work Term 1

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

  • Postsecondary 3-year advanced diploma or
  • Postsecondary 3- or 4-year degree

Or

  • Postsecondary 2-year diploma* and/or
  • Demonstrated competence through educational experience and/or related work experience*

Applicant Selection

*Applicants who apply with a postsecondary 2-year diploma or work experience will be requested to submit a supplemental admission requirement (submission), which includes details of related work experience, and a cover letter, which summarizes your career goals and reasons for wanting to take this program. The Office of the Registrar will update your application in the Sheridan Application Portal to let you know if a submission is required.

Eligible applicants will be selected based on previous academic achievement or academic achievement and the supplemental submission.

Domestic applicants

  • Postsecondary transcripts indicating courses completed to date must be submitted to ontariocolleges.ca at the time of application.
  • Domestic applicants with education outside of Canada must have their transcripts assessed for equivalency through ICAS or WES. A comprehensive (course-by-course) post-secondary credential assessment is required.
  • Private career college courses and/or credentials are not acceptable as admission requirements for Sheridan programs.

International applicants

  • Official postsecondary transcripts, indicating courses completed to date, and credential must be submitted at the time of application. In case the transcripts/certificates are not in English, note that these documents must be accompanied by a notarized, official translation into English. Translated copies must also be accompanied by a copy of the original transcript.
  • International applicants need to follow the international application process.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program may be advised individually regarding other related programs.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Career Opportunities

The creative industries in Canada and worldwide have a shortage of people who have both creative passion and practical business skills. As film, animation and gaming industries continue to grow, more job opportunities are expected to open.

You may find roles in areas such as:

  • Advertising and promotional administration for media
  • Management Administration for a production company
  • Management Administration for game developers
  • Project Management for media events and festivals
  • Social Media Supervision for film, television and media

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Degree Completion

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Investigate the ways in which cultural, legal and procedural differences may impact a production when operating on a global scale.
  • Develop a long-range plan that meets the strategic and operational goals of the organization and/or production(s).
  • Employ primary and secondary research to identify new opportunities and to assess the viability of the creative endeavour.
  • Create a comprehensive marketing plan to deliver against predefined objectives.
  • Apply project management principles in the planning of all components of development, preproduction, production, post production and distribution of a creative work.
  • Lead people and teams in alignment with organizational best practices and the goals of the project.
  • Assess contractual agreements, policies, and relevant documents that govern roles and professional relationships in the creative industries within the parameters of both the law and industry best practices.
  • Create a basic budget that compares projected revenues and budgeted costs using fundamental financial and accounting principles.
  • Apply effective written, spoken, and visual communication skills to fulfill the purpose and needs of the audience.
  • Model a leadership and growth mindset to build capacity within an organization.

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2022–2023 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$6,924.62
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$17,692.62

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

International Entrance Scholarship

All new international students beginning their full-time postsecondary studies (ESL excluded) in Spring 2022, Fall 2022 or Winter 2023 semesters in Year 1 (Semester 1) will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

Bursaries for Grade 12 Students Pursuing Studies Toward a Career in Law

The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!

Applications close on May 27, 2022. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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1 yr (2 semesters)

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Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Hazel McCallion Campus

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Hazel McCallion Campus

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Computer Science Specializations

In our Honours Bachelor of Computer Science program, you'll learn foundational skills that prepare you to work in any area of computer science. But you’ll also have the chance to specialize in one of four emerging fields that interests you the most.

In the first year of the program, you’ll be introduced to each of these four fields: cloud computing, data analytics, game engineering, and network engineering.

Then, you’ll focus your studies on your selected specialization. You’ll take eight courses in your specialization of choice, gaining specific skills that are not taught in traditional diploma and degree programs. Your computer science specialization will give you a competitive advantage when you graduate.

You can specialize in one of the following fields:

  • Get a deeper understanding of cloud computing — the delivery of computing system resources such as software, databases, servers, data storage, and more — over the Internet. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of private, hybrid or public cloud delivery.

    Specialized Courses
    • Internet of Things
    • Storage Systems
    • Virtualization
    • Cloud Infrastructure
    • Distributed & Parallel Computing
    • Security & Privacy in the Cloud
    • Cloud Economics
    • Cloud Monitoring & Governance
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Cloud Software Engineer: Develop large-scale production clouds.
    • Cloud Developer: Create new cloud services and improve current cloud products.
    • Cloud Automation Specialist: Design and implement automated technologies and processes that support your employer’s cloud offerings.
    • Cloud Architect: Use software development and information technology skills to build hybrid DevOp platforms that leverage your employer’s web services, cloud and on-premise data centres.
    • Systems Administrator – Cloud Operations: Automate, organize, monitor and maintain all of your employer’s cloud-based systems.
    • Cloud Services Adviser: Sell and market various cloud solutions, such as Office 365 or Watson analytics.
  • Learn how to apply statistical analysis, data mining and other advanced techniques to draw new and useful insights from large data sets. Confidently interpret and share information about the data patterns you discover.

    Specialized Courses
    • Business Processes
    • Data Analysis & Visualization 1
    • Big Data Management & Processing
    • Data Analysis & Visualization 2
    • Data Warehouse Design & Implementation
    • Machine Learning Techniques
    • Data Mining
    • Business Communication
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Data Scientist: Perform data analysis and develop and implement predictive models.
    • Data Architect: Design and implement big data solutions that support the Data Warehouse Environment (DWE).
    • Data Analyst: Apply current technologies, concepts and methodologies to build development projects that integrate various data sources.
    • Data Developer: Use Big Data architectures to migrate data from various databases, implement latest technologies and meet functional and technical requirements.
    • Big Data Platform Engineer: Design, build and administer platforms that combine several big data applications and utilities within a single solution.
  • Master the algorithmic, programming and mathematical techniques used to develop software components for computer games.

    Specialized Courses
    • Gameplay Programming 1
    • Game Engine Architecture
    • Gameplay Programming 2
    • Computer Graphics & Animation
    • Artificial Intelligence for Games
    • Game Tools and Data-Driven Design
    • Multiplayer Games
    • Games in Emerging Technologies & Hardware
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Game Developer: Design new games, including art and animation, or write programs to implement a game.
    • Gameplay Programmer: Enhance computer games with gameplay features that improve the user experience.
  • Learn the specialized skills needed to plan, construct, optimize and manage the computer networks that businesses and organizations rely on every day.

    Specialized Courses
    • IP Engineering 1
    • Network Access Technologies
    • Network Service Applications
    • IP Engineering 2
    • Enterprise Network Operations
    • IP Engineering 3
    • Emerging Topics in Networking
    • Internet Core Technologies
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Network Engineer: Design, install, maintain and support computer networks.
    • Data Network Services: Troubleshoot computer network performance issues, analyze network traffic, plan capacity solutions and ensure service readiness.
    • Network Quality Assurance Engineer: Perform manual and automatic quality assurance testing for networks.
  • Learn how to develop effective simulation software using techniques such as discrete event modelling, continuous system modelling, probabilistic modelling and mathematical modelling.

    Specialized Courses
    • Introduction to Modelling & Simulation
    • Mathematical Modelling
    • Graphics and Visualization
    • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
    • Modelling & Simulation Methods
    • High Performance Software Design
    • Advanced Graphics and Visualization
    • Advanced Modelling and Simulation
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Medical Imaging Software Specialist: Evaluate existing technologies, develop and implement algorithms and conduct system-level engineering to analyze, visualize, manipulate and integrate medical image-based solutions. 
    • Data Visualization Specialist: Independently design, visualize and implement data visualization solutions using data visualization best practices.
    • Imaging Programmer: Use advanced programming knowledge, template development environments and image processing software packages to process medical image data. 
    • Modelling Specialist: Perform predictive modelling and data mining (including the design, development, maintenance and implementation of models) to identify trends and outliers, apply statistical methods to the data and interpret the results, and develop and design clear and informative data visualizations.

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Location

Hazel McCallion Campus

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Program Mission

Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

Program Vision

Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

Critical Performance Statement

Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Full-time 1 year Program code: PCRIM

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
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