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Bootcamps

The Bootcamp Lab (TRS 3-180) at Ted Rogers School of Management is closed but select Bootcamps are running virtually. Stay updated with our website for more information and feel free to contact us for any questions or concerns trsmbootcamps@ryerson.ca.

The Business Career Hub is currently in the process of updating our Event Management System from Eventbrite to Blackthorn. Effective as of September 1, 2020, we will be using Blackthorn for Bootcamps and Business Career Hub Events. Blackthorn will be utilized for Bootcamp registrations and managing orders (ticket cancellations, joining Bootcamps via Zoom).

What are Bootcamps?

The Business Career Hub at the Ted Rogers School of Management provides students with opportunities to continuously upgrade and enhance their technical skills through industry and facilitator-led bootcamps. Attending these bootcamps provide students with fast access to industry-relevant training to bridge the gap between curriculum and market needs.

Bootcamps are an interactive way to learn!

Learn and enhance your skills

Are you a student interested in learning and how to advance your skills to stand out in the workplace?

Earn digital badge credentials

Would you like to gain a badge for LinkedIn in recognition of the bootcamps you attended?

Connect to industry partners

Are you interested in expanding your network and meeting with industry professionals?

 Digital Credential Badges

Earn recognition to showcase the hours you spent outside of class to build your skill-sets and prepare for the workplace!

Python Bootcamp Badge
R Bootcamp Badge
Tableau Bootcamp Badge

Success Stories

Marco Kaho

Marco Lau

 Business Development Project Coordinator at Fasken LLP

The bootcamps that are offered by the Business Career Hub are incredibly valuable as it helps students develop a wide range of technical skills that are not learned in the classroom.

As a Marketing student, it is very rare to be taught how to use excel at an advanced level. Therefore, after completing the Excel Bootcamp, I have learned how to use the different functionalities including v-lookups and creating pivot tables. The Excel Bootcamps has given me extra confidence during my interviews and co-op placements because I was able to demonstrate my knowledge in one of the most popular tools in any business operations as well as maximize efficiency for my tasks.

 

 

Ariel Vazquez

Ariel Vazquez

Business Analyst at Slalom Consulting

The Business Career Hub’s Bootcamps has had a huge impact on my career. I highly commend the hands-on experience that I received in Excel, Tableau, Python, R, Consulting Prep, and most notably the Salesforce Bootcamp.

The Consulting Prep Bootcamp reaffirmed my desire to pursue a career in consulting, and further motivated me to explore new interests and skills outside my field of study, which helped me to stand out among other candidates.

During my Bootcamp hopping, I stumbled upon an industry-led Salesforce Bootcamp by Slalom Consulting, where I had the opportunity to network and obtain an interview. Working at Slalom has been an incredibly rewarding, challenging, and inspiring experience. I have since felt honoured to facilitate the Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 Slalom Salesforce Bootcamps, where I was able to give students the same opportunities that I once received.

My advice to you: stay humble and be curious!

Manish Patel

Manish Patel

Strategy Analyst at TD

The Bootcamps offered by the Business Career Hub have personally allowed me to expand my technical skill set as a BTM student. I have found that after attending the Python and Salesforce Bootcamp, it has made me a more valuable asset as these are the skills that are in high demand in the marketplace and I use it to my advantage during my job interviews.

Additionally, the bootcamps are conducted in a case-based learning format which allows you to apply the skills being taught in realistic scenarios which are intended to mimic how workplaces function. As a result of this, I felt more confident when starting my last co-op position at TD as the cases were quite similar to the projects I had been assigned.

First Year Testimonials

Katrina Villarino

Katrina Villarino

Attended VBA and Communicating with Confidence 

As a first year TRSM Business Management student, I am always looking for ways to gain valuable skills to make me business ready. The Bootcamps offered by the Business Career Hub (BCH) are perfect for me. They offer sessions that teach various computer programming software and soft skills that employers are looking for. So far, I have participated in “Visual Basic for Applications” (VBA) where I learned how to develop programs within Excel.

The Communicating with Confidence Bootcamp provided me with both visual and verbal presentation strategies for effective communication. I will continue to register in more Bootcamps such as Excel, Python, and Tableau to name a few. I believe that the skills I gain from participating in these classes will prepare me well as I embark on my business career.

Vitaliy Yushvaev

Vitaliy Yushvaev

Attended Communicating with Confidence

Going into my first Bootcamp at TRSM, I wasn't sure what to expect from it. I wasn't sure if I should even be taking a Bootcamp this early in my first year. All these thoughts subsided during the first few minutes of the session.

This particular Bootcamp focused on communication via different mediums such as PowerPoint and in-person interactions. We were taught how to read our target audience and structure our means of communication accordingly. The ability to communicate effectively is very important regardless of your occupation. This Bootcamp has allowed me to improve my communication skills significantly, all in a span of less than 3 hours!

After completing the Bootcamp, I was beyond happy that I didn't let my doubts get in the way and registered for it within the first week of my first year of university!

Nayema Khan

Nayema Niaz Khan

Attended Excel and R 

As a first year BTM student, I believe the Excel Bootcamp has helped me better prepare for my classes and assignments. I learned quite a few different skills which made it easier for me to do the Excel lab assignments.

Moreover, I also learned a little bit of R programming that enhanced my technical skills. The Bootcamps themselves were delivered and designed in such a manner that was concise yet extremely informative and thorough. I learned a lot in just a few hours which was really great. Looking forward to attending more Bootcamps this semester!