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Thirty-three leaders receive their Master's Certificate in Municipal Management

Class of 2011 at MDC's seventh annual graduation and alumni event.
Class of 2011 at MDC's seventh annual graduation and alumni event.

The Management Development Centre (MDC) at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's (UOIT) Faculty of Business and Information Technology (FBIT) has proudly awarded 33 new graduates with their Master's Certificate in Municipal Management.

Originally launched in 2004, the Municipal Management program was developed by UOIT in partnership with the Regional Municipality of Durham. Graduates complete a 16-day executive education program which consists of 13 courses for managers and executives who work within a municipal government organization.

"UOIT is proud to be part of such a worthwhile program offered within our own community," said Dr. Pamela Ritchie, dean, Faculty of Business and Information Technology. "Recognizing that continuous learning is necessary, the MDC's program is designed to enhance the skills required of managers and supervisors, ensuring they learn the most up to date business concepts and leadership techniques."

The class of 2011 also accepted congratulations from Dr. Richard Marceau, provost and vice-president, Academic, UOIT; Matthew Gaskell, commissioner, Human Resources and Corporate Services, Region of Durham; and Dr. Peter Constantinou, instructor, MDC, who provide municipal governmental expertise during the program.

For complete details about the 2011-2012 Master's Certificate in Municipal Management program and the complete list of all programs offered by the MDC, please visit www.businessandit.uoit.ca/mdc or call Betty Khattab, at 905.721.8668, ext. 3290. 

About UOIT
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) advances the discovery and application of knowledge through a technology-enriched learning environment and the delivery of innovative market-driven programs responsive to the needs of students and industry. With more than 9,600 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in 75 programs, UOIT promotes social engagement, fosters critical thinking and integrates outcomes-based learning experiences inside and outside the classroom. UOIT's commitment to accelerating economic growth and social innovation is realized through faculty research collaborations with leading organizations such as Ontario Power Generation, IBM, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the Durham Regional Police Service. To find out more, visit uoit.ca.

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