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WMC Management Training

WMC Management Training provides on-line learning modules for business managers and owners of value-added wood products companies. These modules are designed to upgrade the managerial skills of existing managers, entrepreneurs, supervisors and management-track employees. Participants can enrol in individual courses available through the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing at the University of British Columbia to improve their skills and knowledge in a particular area. They may also pursue the WMC Management Certificate which involves completing any six of the modules as well as a final project.


The modules focus on the following nine areas:

  • Production Planning
  • Factory Layout and Equipment Justification
  • Quality Management and Control
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Finance and Investment Evaluation
  • Safety and Human Resources Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • New Product Development
  • Marketing Green Products


WMC Management Training is now available. To learn more and to access the course schedule, please  click  here.

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