Partnerships: Competitive Advantage

Enhancing BC’s Competitive Advantage Through Applied Skills

BC’s colleges offer individualized attention, flexible programming and innovative delivery models to achieve a globally recognized high quality education that leads to work or further education.

Colleges focus on teaching essential and applied skills that prepare students for today’s ever-changing workplace. Annually, BC’s colleges educate over 20,000 students in business and management; over 12,000 in engineering and applied science; and 13,000 in health care professions. Our focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs has grown as the market demand for such skills has increased.

In addition, our programs are designed to help students develop the essential skills that employers indicate they want:

  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Time Management Abilities
  • Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship
  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Collaboration
  • Self-Awareness and Self-Direction
  • Global Citizenship and Sustainability

Human talent is increasingly at the heart of businesses competitive advantage, especially in today’s digital age.