FULL-TIME | INTERLAKE CAMPUS SOCCF-DP Social Innovation and Community Development

Who Should Enrol?

The SICD program is designed for participants of all ages who aspire to effect change in urban, rural, local, or global settings. Graduates of this program will have the theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and workplace experience for employment in sectors focusing on socio-economic development and environmental issues. The applied nature of the program helps students build the capacity to work for Indigenous communities and organizations, government institutions, or social enterprises.

SICD features a common first year of foundational studies followed by a specializing second year in Indigenous Social Entrepreneurship or Community Development. If they choose, participants may take a certificate when they have completed the first year and return to complete the second year at a later time. Participants may as many courses as they choose, up to the regular full-time load.

The program focuses on the social, political, cultural, and economic factors that contribute to the urban, rural, local, and global development of Indigenous peoples. Participants gain a deeper understanding of community development and economic reconciliation as observed through Indigenous perspectives.

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