Merritt, BC, Canada - Nicola Valley Institute of Technology – Aboriginal Community Economic Development
The Aboriginal Community Economic Development program provides a first year certificate with an option of taking a second year diploma.
As NVIT’s ACED program fulfills the 16 competencies of the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers’ (CANDO) technician status, upon completion of the 2nd year, students have the option to apply for technician status with CANDO. In addition to the Diploma and CANDO Certification, the Diploma ladders into a Bachelor of General Studies Degree from Simon Fraser University. Students have the opportunity to take this Degree in affiliation with SFU on the NVIT Campus.
ACED courses are transferable to various universities either course by course or by block through a 3rd year business management at University of Lethbridge. For specific transferability details check the BC Transfer Guide.
Certificate Completion Plan
To receive a certificate in Aboriginal Community Economic Development, the learner must successfully complete the following courses.
ACED 100 - Introduction To Community Economic Development
ACED 115 - Introduction To Accounting For Continuing Education
ACED 140 - Introduction To Marketing
ACED 160 - Community Analysis
ACED 161 - Negotiations and Contract Management
ADMN 121 - Introduction to Management
ADMN 130 - Community Development I
ADMN 165 - Introduction To Computing Systems
BUSM 200 - Finite Mathematics
ENGL 110 - College Composition
Diploma Completion Plan
To receive a diploma in Aboriginal Community Economic Development, the learner must successfully complete all courses required in the certificate level as well as the following courses:
ACED 180 - Project Management
ACED 200 - Planning in Aboriginal Communities
ACED 220 - First Nations Law and Community Economic Development
ACED 230 - Venture Development II
ACED 240 - Contemporary First Nation Issues
ACED 260 - Case Studies In Community Economic Development
ACED 280 - Community Development II
BUSM 207 - Introduction To Statistics
BUSM 211 - Introduction to Finance
BUSM 223 - Human Resources Management
Integrated Studies Program: Undergraduate Degree
This degree is being delivered in affiliation with the Simon Fraser University. To receive this degree the learner must successfully complete all courses required in the Aboriginal Community Economic Development diploma level as well as 3rd and 4th year courses presently offered by Simon Fraser University. Further information on program admission and course load will be provided as available. For more information on this program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.