Introduction and Background
Established in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1986, Columbia College is a recognized adult educational institution. It has been designed to be both flexible and responsive to the educational and training needs of business, government, and individual community members at regional, national and international levels.
Columbia responds to identified learning needs in the form of programs, courses, workshops, products and professional services. The College provides innovative, flexible and alternative educational programs, products and services to all sectors of society in a caring, positive and success-oriented atmosphere.
Columbia has the reputation of being a leader in its field, and is one of 19 Canadian institutions which has been recognized by the Secretary of State for Canada for exemplary adult educational programs and innovative practices. Columbia College is the only college or university in Alberta and one of only five in Canada to be certified by ISO 9001:2000 for the quality of its operations.
Columbia’s Mandate and Vision
To provide exceptionally high quality programs, products and services that support the accelerated acquisition of knowledge and skills by learners.
Our vision is to be the world’s leading educational and training organization that is recognized by society and industry for the knowledge, skills and ability of its graduates.
Columbia’s Mission Statement
To provide leading edge, high quality classroom based and e-learning based knowledge and skills; to assist individuals in achieving career and employment related needs in an accelerated fashion; to provide customer focused assessment and consulting services to government and industry.
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