TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian Business College, one of Ontario's premier private career colleges, is pleased to announce that a new owner and CEO has taken over the college. John Nelson has assumed the CEO position and will bring an exciting new direction and leadership to the 20-year old institution.
"I am proud to be part of the Canadian Business College and Ontario's dynamic private career college sector," said John Nelson. "As our economy changes and businesses require a more skilled and diversified labor force, the need for quality job-based and vocational training has never been greater. I look forward to the Canadian Business College playing a meaningful role in preparing our students to meet current and future labor demands".
Mr. Nelson has held senior operational roles in educational institutions including Kaplan Inc. and the American Farm School. In addition, his background includes multiple executive roles in the financial services industry, and he holds an MBA from Harvard University.
"The Canadian Business College is making significant investments in its instructors, facilities, job placement and internship services and in its management team," adds Mr. Nelson. "We also have new courses of study that we'll be testing. We expect 2013 to be a terrific year for our students and the beginning of an exciting new chapter for the Canadian Business College."
About Canadian Business College: Incorporated in 1992, the Canadian Business College ("CBC") is an award-winning Private Career College that offers a broad range of professional training and diploma programs in accounting, business, law, IT, digital media, child care, and health care. CBC offers day-time and evening courses through its three campuses in Toronto, Scarborough and Mississauga. Recent awards include (i) Gold Consumers Choice Award for Business Colleges in Toronto (1997-2006), (ii) Gold Consumers Choice Award for Computer Training in Toronto (2010-2012) and, (iii) Top Choice Award for Business Schools in the GTA (2011-2012).
SOURCE: Canadian Business College
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