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Revenue Generation through Training a Global Energy Workforce

  • Gordon Nixon
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Part of the International and Development Education book series (INTDE)

Abstract

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, known as SAIT Polytechnic, is Canada’s oldest technical college, established in Calgary in 1916. For over 90 years, SAIT has met the needs of students and the economy by offering a wide range of programming from apprenticeship, one-year certificate, two-year diploma, degree programs, and a variety of continuing education, distance education, corporate training, and international training programs. Today, SAIT serves 15,000 full-time students and 55,000 part-time students in over 100 programs. The college has enjoyed remarkable success with 97 percent of graduates being employed within nine months of graduation and employers being 90 percent satisfied with the quality of the graduates according to college research.

Keywords

Corporate Training Revenue Generation Academic Capitalism Transition Team Public High Education Institution 
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© Stewart E. Sutin, Daniel Derrico, Rosalind Latiner Raby, and Edward J. Valeau 2011

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