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Eighth annual commencement celebrated by UOIT’s Management Development Centre

MDC Master’s Certificate in Municipal Management class of 2012.
MDC Master’s Certificate in Municipal Management class of 2012.

The Management Development Centre (MDC) at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) Faculty of Business and Information Technology (FBIT) has proudly awarded 24 new graduates with their Master’s Certificate in Municipal Management.

Originally launched in 2004, the MDC Municipal Management program was developed by UOIT as a 16-day executive education program consisting of 13 courses for managers and executives who work within a municipal government organization. This year’s graduates are employed by the Regional Municipality of Durham, City of Oshawa, Town of Ajax, Town of Whitby as well as City of Pickering Fire Services.

“UOIT is proud to be part of such a worthwhile program offered within our own community,” said Dr. Pamela Ritchie, dean, Faculty of Business and Information Technology. “Recognizing that continuous learning is necessary, the MDC’s program is designed to enhance the skills required of managers and supervisors, ensuring they learn the most up to date business concepts and leadership techniques.”

The class of 2012 also accepted congratulations from Dr. Richard Marceau, provost and vice-president, Academic, UOIT; Matthew Gaskell, commissioner, Human Resources and Corporate Services, Regional Municipality of Durham; and Dr. Peter Constantinou, instructor, MDC, who provide municipal government expertise during the program.

For details about the 2012-2013 Master’s Certificate in Municipal Management program and the complete list of all programs offered by the MDC, please visit or call Betty Khattab, at 905.721.8668, ext. 3290.