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EDUCATION

Smith School of Business Opportunities

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Smith School of Business is renowned for excellence, innovation and leadership in business education. From establishing the first undergraduate business degree a century ago to creating ground-breaking programs and courses in emerging fields today, Smith is at the forefront of preparing you for the marketplace.As the official National Business Education Partner of the Canadian Olympic Team, Smith is proud to help you plan for success after sport. Over eight years, Smith will provide up to 1200 scholarships to Canada’s athletes. Scholarships are available for a range of academic programs and non-credit executive education offerings.

Scholarships are available in the following areas of study:

Smith School of Business FAQ

Game Plan Education Programs

Coaching Education

Game Plan and the Coaching Association Canada (CAC) are excited to announce that our spring intake is now open! Game Plan and the CAC will provide support to athletes who are planning to coach in the Competition-Development (Comp-Dev) stream, or the Advanced Coaching Diploma (ACD) program as part of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP). Support will be for one year with up to $1000 in grants (and a minimum of $100). 

Applicants must clearly state the dates of courses needed for their coaching pathway, along with other mandatory components. Funding allocations and processes will be outlined in further detail to successful applicants. 

Goals:

  • Expose athletes to National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) coach education.

  • Expose athletes to a career in coaching.

  • Recruit coaches from within the sport system.

  • Develop a relationship between, Game Plan, CAC, NSOs, COC & CPC, to keep athletes and alumni in the sport system.

1. Access to Competition-Devevelopment

The Game Plan Coaching Education Program will reimburse coaching education fees for athletes to complete NCCP Competition-Development training in their sport. This reimbursement is available to athletes who are still competing, or within 2 years of retirement, per Game Plan eligibility. Through the CAC’s Women in Coaching Program, we encourage female athletes to apply.

2 . Access to the NCCP Advanced Coaching Diploma

The Game Plan Coaching Education Program reimburse coaching education fees for 1-2 athletes to complete the NCCP Advanced Coaching Diploma. This reimbursement is available to athletes transitioning out of sport or who have already retired. The CAC’s support will go toward supporting women participants.

Deadline to apply is March 24, 2021.

Education

Coaching Education

Game Plan and the Coaching Association Canada (CAC) are excited to announce that our spring intake is now open! Game Plan and the CAC will provide support to athletes who are planning to coach in the Competition-Development (Comp-Dev) stream, or the Advanced Coaching Diploma (ACD) program as part of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP). Support will be for one year with up to $1000 in grants (and a minimum of $100). 

Applicants must clearly state the dates of courses needed for their coaching pathway, along with other mandatory components. Funding allocations and processes will be outlined in further detail to successful applicants. 

Goals:

  • Expose athletes to National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) coach education.

  • Expose athletes to a career in coaching.

  • Recruit coaches from within the sport system.

  • Develop a relationship between, Game Plan, CAC, NSOs, COC & CPC, to keep athletes and alumni in the sport system.

1. Access to Competition-Devevelopment

The Game Plan Coaching Education Program will reimburse coaching education fees for athletes to complete NCCP Competition-Development training in their sport. This reimbursement is available to athletes who are still competing, or within 2 years of retirement, per Game Plan eligibility. Through the CAC’s Women in Coaching Program, we encourage female athletes to apply.

2 . Access to the NCCP Advanced Coaching Diploma

The Game Plan Coaching Education Program reimburse coaching education fees for 1-2 athletes to complete the NCCP Advanced Coaching Diploma. This reimbursement is available to athletes transitioning out of sport or who have already retired. The CAC’s support will go toward supporting women participants.

Deadline to apply is March 24, 2021.

Scholarships Smith School of Business

Smith School of Business is the official national business education provider to Game Plan. Over the next 8 years, Smith will provide up to 1,200 scholarships for Canada’s athletes offered in 9 of our Graduate Level Programs...

Smith School of Business is the official national business education provider to Game Plan. Over the next 8 years, Smith will provide up to 1,200 scholarships for Canada’s athletes offered in 9 of our Graduate Level Programs as well as a number of Executive Education courses. Scholarships cover all program fees.

Programs included are:

  • Full-Time MBA

  • Accelerated MBA for Business Graduates

  • Executive MBA – National Program

  • Master of Management Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • Master of Finance – Toronto

  • Master of International Business

  • Master of Management Analytics

  • Graduate Diploma in Business

  • Certificate in Business

  • Queen’s Executive Education at Smith School of Business

Education

Location Toronto

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Scholarships Smith School of Business

Location Toronto

Date Ongoing

Smith School of Business is the official national business education provider to Game Plan. Over the next 8 years, Smith will provide up to 1,200 scholarships for Canada’s athletes offered in 9 of our Graduate Level Programs...

Smith School of Business is the official national business education provider to Game Plan. Over the next 8 years, Smith will provide up to 1,200 scholarships for Canada’s athletes offered in 9 of our Graduate Level Programs as well as a number of Executive Education courses. Scholarships cover all program fees.

Programs included are:

  • Full-Time MBA

  • Accelerated MBA for Business Graduates

  • Executive MBA – National Program

  • Master of Management Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • Master of Finance – Toronto

  • Master of International Business

  • Master of Management Analytics

  • Graduate Diploma in Business

  • Certificate in Business

  • Queen’s Executive Education at Smith School of Business

edX

EdX offers interactive online classes and MOOCs from the world’s best universities, colleges and organizations. edX courses are created by our partner institutions, and cover a wide array of topics, from introductory courses to career-focused learning...

EdX offers interactive online classes and MOOCs from the world’s best universities, colleges and organizations. edX courses are created by our partner institutions, and cover a wide array of topics, from introductory courses to career-focused learning. EdX’s most popular course subject areas are computer science, engineering and humanities. In addition, edX offers courses in subjects across all disciplines, from entrepreneurship to languages, history, philosophy and writing.

All edX courses are free. If you would like to have a completion certificate, a cost applies, which Game Plan can reimburse. Please complete the form below prior to taking your class. To select your course, visit edX.organd search for the subject you’d like to study. Learners from Game Plan have an opportunity to take courses on edX.org excluding courses in the subjects of “Business & Management”, “Finance & Economics”, and “Data Analysis & Statistics” or any courses offered from Microsoft. You are allowed to take those courses on your own, Game Plan will not reimburse the completion certificate. *Restrictions may apply, quantities limited

In order to apply for the edX courses and have your entry fee waived, you must login to www.mygameplan.ca and fill the form in the education section. You will then be directed to register in the course with a coupon code. Once you complete the class, you will receive a completion certificate from edX.

Education

Location Online

Date Ongoing

edX

Location Online

Date Ongoing

EdX offers interactive online classes and MOOCs from the world’s best universities, colleges and organizations. edX courses are created by our partner institutions, and cover a wide array of topics, from introductory courses to career-focused learning...

EdX offers interactive online classes and MOOCs from the world’s best universities, colleges and organizations. edX courses are created by our partner institutions, and cover a wide array of topics, from introductory courses to career-focused learning. EdX’s most popular course subject areas are computer science, engineering and humanities. In addition, edX offers courses in subjects across all disciplines, from entrepreneurship to languages, history, philosophy and writing.

All edX courses are free. If you would like to have a completion certificate, a cost applies, which Game Plan can reimburse. Please complete the form below prior to taking your class. To select your course, visit edX.organd search for the subject you’d like to study. Learners from Game Plan have an opportunity to take courses on edX.org excluding courses in the subjects of “Business & Management”, “Finance & Economics”, and “Data Analysis & Statistics” or any courses offered from Microsoft. You are allowed to take those courses on your own, Game Plan will not reimburse the completion certificate. *Restrictions may apply, quantities limited

In order to apply for the edX courses and have your entry fee waived, you must login to www.mygameplan.ca and fill the form in the education section. You will then be directed to register in the course with a coupon code. Once you complete the class, you will receive a completion certificate from edX.

Executive Education

Executive education (Exec. Ed) refers to academic programs at graduate-level business schools worldwide for executives, business leaders and functional managers.

Game Plan Education Network

Game Plan Education Network is a group of post-secondary education institutions that provide academic planning for athletes and their training, competing, and travelling schedules.

These planning steps may include:

  • Dedicated academic advisors providing individualized educational planning and counseling for high performance athletes

  • Priority registration and clear course requirements, expectations, timelines, and content made available in a course syllabus prior to normal course enrolment period

  • Courses with flexible assignment and exam dates, and alternate delivery options (i.e., online, correspondence, and distance studies)

  • Resources tailored to athletes’ unique needs and skill sets including career, mental health, and tutoring services

  • Planning for reduced course loads, the ability to postpone and resume studies, and prolonged completion times for degrees

Institutions participating in the Game Plan Network

edX Online Learning

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EdX is the premier open source, nonprofit online learning destination and massive open online course (MOOC) provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions. Founded by Harvard University and MIT in May 2012, edX’s mission is to democratize and re-imagine education by increasing access to high-quality education and creating a culture of continuous, lifelong learning.

Sport Canada Tuition Program

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Sport Canada provides tuition support for post-secondary level education for eligible athletes up to a limit of $5,500 per carding cycle and a lifetime maximum of $26,500. Eligible athletes can access tuition support during their athletic career or may defer support until they retire, and can enroll in courses as a part-time or full-time student. Tuition support is only available for courses at publicly supported Canadian universities or colleges, and can include degree, diploma or certificate programs, including the National Coaching Certificate Program.

For more information on eligibility requirements, recognized institutions and programs, and payment procedures, athletes can read the Athlete Assistance Program Policies and Procedures or contact Sport Canada directly.

Dale Carnegie Leadership Training

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AthletesCAN, in partnership with Dale Carnegie & Associates, offers scholarships to current and retired national team athletes to enroll in the Dale Carnegie Course specializing in Effective Communications and Human Relations. The 9-week course is offered at various locations across Canada and the scholarship is valued at $1,925. This course supports participating athletes in the development of communication, leadership, interpersonal and stress management skills.

For eligibility and applications details visit athletescan.com

Paper Online Tutoring

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Paper is an online academic support hub where you can get instant help from trained professionals. The service is available 24/7 for nearly every academic subject, no appointment necessary. You can have an individual session with a tutor via instant messaging or submit an essay for review and get it back within 24 hours with feedback. The service is available on all mobile devices so you can download the application.

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