Colleges & Universities

CCCR staff members have designed and test-delivered curricula for a wide variety of institutions, in both English and French:

  • Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt, B.C.): designed 10 six-day courses to increase First Nation capacity in community economic development.
  • Southern New Hampshire University: designed a PhD program in community economic development.
  • Collège Boréal (Ontario): designed an intensive 8-course curriculum for a certificate in community economic development for Francophone communities
  • University of Victoria (B.C.): key role in the design of the Masters Program in Community Development, in the design of a course in community development finance.
  • Hearst University (Ontario): designed, wrote, and delivered a course in CED and social entrepreneurship for delivery to Francophone communities in northern Ontario.
  • Concordia University (Montreal, QC): Designed, wrote, and delivered a course as part of a graduate diploma in Community Economic Development.
  • CCCR takes a lead role in the design and direction of Canadian research relevant to strengthening the social economy. In the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), CCCR has mobilized the expertise and resources of a wide range of university and community partners. Since 2006, this work has contributed to the growth and influence of a cross-national research partnership concerning transition and resilience.