Digital Marketing Connections helps prepare internationally trained sales and marketing professionals for the Canadian job market quickly and effectively.  The program is in partnership with Humber College. 

To be eligible for the program, clients must reside in Ontario.

See program full eligibility criteria for details.

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Program Components

  • 6-week program
  • Introduction to Sales & Marketing Sector in Canada through Humber College
  • Business and workplace communication training in a Canadian context
  • Project Management for Sales & Marketing Professionals: PMP Introduction + Exam Preparation (36 hours)
  • Experiential Learning
  • Future Skills Training
  • One-to-one support from an Employment Consultant who is knowledgeable about the sector

Program Benefits

  • Referrals to Speed Mentoring® and The Mentoring Partnership™
  • Effective job search strategies including market research techniques, resume development, interview skills and targeting your job search to companies that require your specific skills and experience
  • Referrals to job openings and connections to employers
  • Access to mentors who are professionals in your field
  • Invitations to attend recruitment and networking events
  • Practice creative thinking and creative problem solving
  • Post-hire support – job retention, business communication/language coaching

Program Eligibility

  • CLB Level 8 or higher preferred
  • Post-secondary degree or higher in the sales and marketing field or related discipline (business or commerce) from outside of Canada
  • Minimum of 3 years of sales and marketing experience, or related work experience that features a transferable skillset obtained outside of Canada
  • Must reside in Ontario

Program Dates

  • May 6 – June 21, 2024
  • August 12 – September 27, 2024

Program Fees

The fee for this program is $565. This fee offsets the academic portion of the program.

Advisory Committee

  • Ian Foo, Aviva Manager, Strategic Partnerships 
  • Ajai Datta, Pinnacle Digital Solutions Ltd, President 
  • Asif Ahmed, Senior Manager – Client Relations, Zzeem Inc.
  • Esteban Davila, Head of Marketing, HP
  • Mohit Gaur, District Manager, ADP 
  • Giri Chittur, Account Manager | Customer Experience Solutions | Public Sector, Oracle  
  • Alvaro Rivera, Digital Marketing Specialist, The Tutor Doctor
  • Jennifer Jones, AMA-Toronto Chapter, VP – Business Development