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Our free events are designed to help career-focused learners like you stand out in your field. Whether you’re interested in learning more about one of our certificate programs, looking to develop your skills with an educational workshop, or want to connect with peers and build your industry network, we’ve got you covered!

Please note: all times are in Eastern Time unless stated otherwise.

More event listings for Winter 2024 will be posted soon!
Check back in mid-November for dates and more information.

Featured Events

During these events, you will hear from experts participating in a discussion of an industry-specific topic or trend. These events are a great opportunity to connect with experienced professionals and ask them questions.

The Pivot Point Speaker Series Presents Author Stephanie Land on Career Building and Resilience

The Chang School’s upcoming The Pivot Point Speaker Series event features New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Land, whose memoir Maid inspired the hit Netflix series of the same name. Land recently released Class, a sequel that addresses the topics of motherhood, poverty, and higher education.

Hear her powerful, unfiltered story of balancing college and motherhood, all while living under the poverty line − and learn how she was able to go back to university and build her career, against all odds.

The Pivot Point is The Chang School's new, online speaker series that explores trending topics in the worlds of work and continuous learning. Hear from industry-leading experts and discover insights to help you build your career.

Date: Friday, March 8, 2024
Time: 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Location: Online Through Zoom

Networking Event: Creative Industries

Join The Chang School for an exclusive networking event on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, Creative Industries. This free, in-person event is designed for professionals in the creative industry, and individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in these areas.

Listen to a panel of accomplished professionals in the creative industry speak about their career journeys, and learn more about how they got to where they are today. Then, join professionals, alumni, instructors, and students for a networking session.

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Time: 5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Toronto Metropolitan University
The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education
Peter Bronfman Learning Centre
7th Floor, Heaslip House,
297 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON

Drop-In Information Sessions

In these sessions, you will have the chance to connect with the academic coordinator. By signing up, you will also receive a recording that explains how these certificates can help you achieve your career goals, outlines potential career paths, and discusses popular and emerging roles and trends in this industry.

Fundraising Management and Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Management

Date: Monday, March 25, 2024
Time: 12:00 p.m.–12:45 p.m
Location: Online through Zoom

Project Management

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Time: 12:00 p.m.–12:30 p.m
Location: Online through Zoom

Data Analytics, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2024
Time: 12:00 p.m.–12:45 p.m.
Location: Online through Zoom

Programs for 50+ 

Programs for 50+ and Community Engagement offer unique non-credit programs to stimulate your personal enrichment, self-actualization, and a continuing connection to society through a community of like-minded people.

Check out their free virtual events