Useful Courses for High Tech Community
|ACETECH|| Only for CEOs of BC
high tech companies. Acetech supports CEOs of high tech companies in BC
with educational events. The ACETECH Symposium is held late every fall at
Whistler and the ACETECH Early Stage for start-up ventures is held once
each spring. The CEO Round Table is held monthly.
|BCISIT (British Columbia Institute for Studies in International Trade)|| BCISIT (British Columbia
Institute for Studies in International Trade) is now part of BCIT. It runs
the "FITTskills" series of courses, which teaches information
and skills for exporting. It also holds special seminars on a variety of
topics - notably including periodic seminars on how to deal with Canada-US
|International Market Access Inc|| International Market
Access Inc provides practical services for accessing the US market through
an office in Richmond BC and a warehousing/shipping facility in Bellingham
Notably, it periodically puts on an excellent seminar on the practicalities of doing business in the US.
|Management Skills in Advanced Technology (MSAT)|| MSAT is like a mini-MBA course
for managers in High Tech companies. It is put on by the Applied Sciences
Continuing Education department at Simon Fraser University.