Culture and Heritage Site Management Combines Theory and Practice for Career Success
02/28/2014

The Culture and Heritage Site Management program at Centennial College is the focus of this press release, which promotes it by looking at its unique features such as a 15-week field placement.

Online PR News – 28-February-2014 – Toronto – TORONTO, January 20, 2014/- Centennial College’s Culture and Heritage Site Management undertaking is designed as an accelerated program for those who previously completed a college diploma or university degree in any discipline and those with partial post secondary education and relevant work experience in the field.

With 2,500 museums and related institutions in Canada, heritage sites attract that more than 59 million visitors annually, and historic sites and natural parks that attract a further 60 million, professionals with the know-how of managing such culture and heritage resources are in demand.

Centennial’s Culture and Heritage Site Management program offers heritage management courses that focus on practical skills that will allow students to apply for positions at cultural and heritage organizations, national and provincial parks, federal, provincial and municipal cultural funding agencies; galleries, zoos, world heritage sites, government departments, national historic sites, art service organizations, and related not-for-profit arts.

While the program is completed in just two semesters, students are exposed to industry-based subjects relevant to this largely publicly run or not-for-profit culture and heritage sector as well as an in-depth exploration of issues and cases pertinent to current challenges confronting cultural and heritage organizations locally and globally. To round out each culture course — including Financial Management and Planning for the Culture and Heritage Sector, Culture and Heritage Marketing Strategy, Innovative Technologies in the Culture and Heritage Sector, and Municipal Cultural Planning — students attend a 15-week, two-day-per-week field placement during the second semester.