Opportunity: Free Virtual Training!

Posted on: October 8, 2021

Hello members!


CBMIC and the Department of Labour and Advanced Education (LAE) are offering entertainment tailored courses for our membership through Workplace Education and Training (WEI).



Students in the 40-hour courses will receive a certificate from the Department that can be useful on resumes and future employment opportunities. The programs offered will provide the industry and musicians with the skills needed to manage their own companies, venues, festivals, events and professional careers.


The first courses to be offered include:

Social Media for Business

Communications Skills

Proposal Writing


The fall semester of courses will be virtually online. Register your interest proposal writing, social media for marketing and communications courses at: https://forms.gle/fggasWJqngMyWwyX7


Communications Course will start on Tuesday, October 12, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Communications Skills is designed to enhance workplace communication through topics such as verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, style, intention, and difficult conversations.  There will also be a focus on communicating effectively across generational lines and communication best practices.


Proposal Writing Course will start on Thursday, October 14, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Proposal Writing will include several tips and techniques to increase the success of your proposals, with a focus on writing to fulfill the mission and values of your business (music career) and that of the funding agencies as well. This program is funded by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education (LAE) and delivered in partnership with CBMIC.


Social Media for Marketing Course will start on Friday, October 15, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Social Media for Business is a program that will explore different social media tools that can assist in remaining competitive. Participants will learn how to, most efficiently and effectively, use these tools in promoting their businesses, services or products. They will learn how to utilize practical social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, etc. and also maximize the effectiveness of their business’ marketing messages.


This program is funded by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education (LAE) and delivered in partnership with CBMIC.


-The CBMIC Team