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Information Session: Applied Computer Education

November 30, 2018

Is a Career in Information Technology Right for Me?

Absolutely! There are so many career choices within the Information Technology industry, there will be options just for you.

Join us to learn about the many different roles available to you in the IT industry. From writing code and building communications networks to designing the systems that solve your client’s problems, or specialize in keeping those systems safe from intruders. There is a wide variety of technology roles that will appeal to a wide variety of people.

In our 2-hour session we will explore the many roles available in the IT industry and the different education options available to help you reach your goals.

Our Programs:

  • Business Information Technology
  • Business Technology Management
  • Introduction to Business Information Technology
  • New – Information Security (Advanced Diploma)

Date: December 6, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2055-Notre Dame Ave, Building E Room 101 (E101)

For more program information: myace.ca
Have questions? Please contact Tara Brown at tbrown@rrc.ca or 204-949-8430

Willy Lai and his UX Workshop World Tour

January 5, 2018

Coming up on January 18-19, 2018: Red River College and North Forge are very excited to present Willy Lai’s two-day UX (User Experience) workshop in the ACE Project Space.

This will be the only Canadian stop on Willy Lai’s UX Workshop World Tour, where participants will learn through hands-on exercises, lectures, and class discussions. This workshop is intended for both non-designers and design to learn from award-winning experience designer, Willy Lai.

Please read more and find registration details on North Forge’s site: https://www.northforge.ca/uxwinnipeg2018/

There are only a few spots left!

Upcoming Webinar: Propel Your Business Idea – Connecting Students with Start-Ups

December 4, 2017

UPDATE: Please note that since the original posting, the dates have been revised to January 25 and February 15 instead of December 18 and January 15.

Are You?

• An entrepreneur or a small organization with a great idea and need assistance and
resources to turn your idea into reality?
• Looking for talent with ICT and workplace-ready skills?

 

Learn about the ACE Project Space and the ITAC Career Ready Program

The ACE Project Space helps entrepreneurs at the early stages of their business development and community partners reach their goals and have long-term success by working together, sharing experiences, and experimenting with new ideas. Community partners and entrepreneurs can also get advice on business decisions and discuss success strategies. The ACE Project Space is a safe environment for entrepreneurs, industry leaders, community organizations, and students to work together and have a chance to make a difference in their community. Read More →

Lunch & Learn: Machine Learning Techniques

October 5, 2017

Machine Learning - HaiderHaving a conversation with a machine is no longer a figment of our imagination or science fiction. We are having intelligent conversations with machines every day. AI (Artificial Intelligence) or Machine Learning techniques have made this reality possible. Read More →

BTM Talent Mash

September 22, 2017

We are excited to announce that Manitoba’s first BTM Talent Mash will take place on Saturday, October 28 at Red River College’s Roblin Centre in Winnipeg’s Exchange District. Talent Mash events are held at post-secondary institutions across Canada which offer Business Technology Management (BTM) programs.

This event will give students, industry representatives, and RRC staff the opportunity to talk about the BTM program and how graduates can help to bridge the gap between the business and technology functions of an organization. Speakers representing various industries will discuss the roles, skills, and career paths of business analysts and other related professionals in their organizations.

BTM is a new diploma program at Red River College and our first students will graduate in December. The program includes a co-op or industry project term so that students can apply the skills they have learned.

The BTM Talent Mash includes a keynote speaker, panel discussions, and a networking event:

9:30    Registration and breakfast
10:00  Welcome and Opening Remarks (Kirk Johnson, Jan Hall, David Jones)
10:15  Keynote Address – Loren Cisyk (IBM)
11:15  Business Analyst Alumni Panel
12:00  Lunch
1:00  Industry Panel
1:45 – 3:30  Networking session
2:30 and 3:30  Tours of the ACE Space at 321 McDermot Avenue

The Talent Mash is free of charge for BTM students and industry guests. If you register as an industry representative, we will contact you about options to showcase your organization during our afternoon networking sessions. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

To register, please follow this link.

Upcoming Information Sessions

May 22, 2015

We are having an information session for the Introduction to Business Information Technology, Business Information Technology, and the brand new Business Technology Management program.  Learn about our programs on Tuesday, May 26 at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Roblin Campus in room P107; or on Tuesday, June 2 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Roblin Campus in room A104.

Technology Camps

April 23, 2015

There is still room for registration on our Girls Exploring I.T. Technology Camp on May 5, and Day in the Life of an I.T. Student on May 6.  Registration is full for our May 7 Day in the Life Technology Camp.

Find out more information on this page.

Technology Camps Registration Now Open!

February 24, 2015

Registration is now open for our Technology Camps this May!  The Girls Exploring Information Technology Camp is on Tuesday, May 5; and The Day in the Life of a Business Information Technology Student Technology Camp is on Wednesday, May 6 or Thursday, May 7.

The Technology camps are free to attend.  See the Technology Camps page on this blog to register.

Let the awesomeness begin!

June 5, 2013

Come see how AWESOME Scrum and Agile can be with Joe Justice and Robert Mohrbacher on June 10 or 11. Below are Rob and the carbon fibre wonder itself!

Click here to secure your spot now at WINNISPEED, the first ever build of a Team WIKISPEED car in Canada!

Supercharge your team’s productivity and innovation capacity

June 4, 2013

Do not come to WINNISPEED June 10-11 if you:

  • are happy to let your competitors deliver faster by adopting Agile and Scrum
  • do no need to adapt to changing market conditions
  • do not need to be innovative
  • do not need to stay competitive

Do come to WINNISPEED June 10-11 if you:

Joe Justice and Team WIKISPEED roadster

  • want to supercharge innovation in your organization
  • are ready to experience Extreme Manufacturing, Lean, Agile, and Scrum first hand
  • want a low-cost, high-value Agile and Scrum learning opportunity
  • are a technical professional, team leader, manager, executive, or organizational change leader
  • are an Agile practitioner at any level of experience, including exploring Agile for the first time
  • would like to meet and work with Joe Justice of Team WIKISPEED
  • would love to learn by building a 100 mpg car in a single day
  • like the idea of rapidly solving problems for social good

Joe Justice, founder of WIKISPEED, delivers ultra-efficient automobiles and social good projects and 60 times the rate of traditional businesses. Joe will be in Winnipeg for two days only. This is the first ever build of a Team WIKISPEED car in Canada.

  • June 10 and 11 will be hands-on Extreme Manufacturing, Lean, Agile, and Scrum. Joe Justice will demonstrate these agile methodologies by leading two separate groups through the building of a 100 mpg Team WIKISPEED car. This is the first ever Team WIKISPEED build in Canada! Do not miss being one of the few able to participate.