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IETP I: Advising & Programming for New Professionals in the Field of International Education – Working With Outbound Students

IETP I: Advising & Programming for New Professionals in the Field of International Education – Working With Outbound Students

Knowledgeable facilitators with lots of background and insight in this field. 

(2012 participant)

Spending a week focusing on what I do with colleagues who do similar jobs is a wonderful professional development opportunity.

(2012 participant)

Great experience! I look forward to taking more courses in years to come.

(2012 participant)

The course and networking opportunities were GREAT! Instructors (Lisa and Lorna) were amazing, workshop on intercultural communication (Susan and Ben) was wonderful and I am glad I signed up for it!

(2013 participant)

Thanks to the staff who have put efforts and energy in to planning and preparing this course. We were well greeted, Queen’s campus is beautiful and the facilities allowed us to benefit from this experience. I am taking a lot of information and ideas back with me which will help me as an advisor. 

(2013 participant)

Excellent teachers, great group interaction, content addressed was very pertinent for my work and has helped generate many new ideas to take back to my institution.

(2013 participant)

I liked that it was a small class with excellent instructors. The modules were clearly laid out.

(2013 participant)

I really enjoyed the variety of approaches used; it was good to receive instructions and useful examples as well as lectures and group work.

(2013 participant)

Dates: June 21-23, 2016 in conjunction with the Western/CBIE regional conference at the University of Regina (Regina, SK)

Registration Deadline: June 14, 2016

MAXIMUM participants: 25

Fee: CBIE members, $1795 CAD (+5% GST); Non-CBIE members, $1995 CAD (+5% GST) 


This course is designed for those who are new to the field of international education and have been in their present positions for fewer than two years; they will work in an educational setting, in the area(s) of advising and/or programming for domestic students seeking an educational experience abroad.

  • Introduction to the Profession & Code of Ethics
  • Study Abroad & Its Place in the Institution
  • Budgeting Basics
  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Managing & Advising for Exchange & Study/Work Abroad Programs
  • Advising Skills: Theory and Practice
  • Promoting Study Abroad
  • Pre-Departure Orientation
  • Re-Entry Programming

Who should take this course? The course is aimed at international education professionals who work with outbound student flows, and who are in the first two years of their careers. It will also appeal to those who are considering a career in this field, or those who feel their skills need to be refreshed. It is an excellent opportunity to build a network of colleagues who deal with similar issues in their work at roughly the same level.


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