Alberta Association of
Immigrant Serving Agencies

Supporting Alberta’s settlement and integration sector since 1980.

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EMCN: Careers in Business

The Careers in Business program overall objective is to assist Internationally Educated Professionals (IEP’s) with experience in business enhance a broad range of employability skills and explore career paths directly related to their previous industry or sector or alternative paths to employment in small and medium local businesses, not-for-profits, professional associations and accreditation bodies.

This program is delivered twice yearly to 15 eligible applicants each time.

Program start dates:

  • April 1, 2021
  • September 1, 2021
  • February 1, 2022
  • July 4, 2022

The program is 5 months in duration and includes:

  • 12 weeks in-class, in both face-to-face and virtual settings, developing workplace culture and communication skills and exploring direct and alternative career paths in the Alberta labour market,
  • 8 weeks of work experience with an Edmonton employer where skills learned in the classroom will be applied, and
  • Additional supported job search provided to all participants.

Supporting Multi-Barriered Clients (Facilitated Online)

Facilitated by Action Dignity and Rural Development Network (RDN), this course will allow front-line settlement workers to gain an understanding of challenges that multi-barriered clients face, learn to apply an intersectional lens when identifying multiple barriers that clients may experience, enhance their skills in evaluating multi-barriered clients’ needs, become aware of best practices in working with multi-barrier clients, and become familiar with methods and tools to be used when working with multi-barriered clients. (Self-Paced version also available)

Scheduled Webinars run from 10:00-12:00 on the following dates:

  • Wed. Feb 17
  • Fri. Feb. 19
  • Tues. Feb. 23
  • Thurs. Feb. 25
  • Tues. March 2

Please email pd@aaisa.ca to request registration and include the following information:

  • Name of Course to be enrolled to
  • Name of the participant
  • Agency
  • Job title of participant
  • Email & Phone Number of participant
  • 1-2 sentences on how this training will benefit them