Find a Business

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 14:53

BIA Leadership Fund Program Announcement

Program Announcement:

BIA Leadership Fund

The BIA Leadership Fund provides emerging leaders in Toronto's BIA movement with full tuition to Ryerson University's Local Economic Development (LED) Certificate Program as well as support through mentoring and networking opportunities.

Applications are now available for enrolment commencing in the Fall 2018 term.

Download the Application Form here.
Application Deadline:  Tuesday, June 26th, 2018, 4:30 p.m.


The goal of the LED Certificate Program is to successfully prepare graduates in the workforce with the knowledge and competence to address the current and emerging area of local economic development.

The program consists of four core courses: CPLE745 (Fall 2018) and CPLE845 (Winter 2019) are in-class sessions held on the Ryerson campus on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30; CVUP155 and CVUP160 are structured as on-line/hybrid modules. As a condition of the BIA Leadership Fund the CVUP160 Capstone Paper must relate to BIA work in the City of Toronto.