Risk Management in International Education Workshop - Vancouver

Join us on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

“Risk comes from not knowing what you are doing.” – Warren Buffett

In this one-day workshop, we will help international education institutions and their staff manage risk and plan for success. This is a “must attend” for organizations across Canada that enroll international students or that play other vital roles in the education and international education system.

During the workshop we will consider these crucial questions:

  • What is the risk – in terms of impacts or threatened impacts?
  • What causes risk?
  • How can risk be mitigated?
  • Are the benefits worth the risk?
  • Does risk justify the risk mitigation cost?

Education institutions face unavoidable relationship risks – or cause risks for others – when they venture into the international education sector.

World geopolitics or economic events can suddenly end a stream of students and revenue. Students may complain, demand refunds or even litigate because of alleged program failures – and well they should if there are significant performance issues because they pay tuition fees that are high and getting higher.

Students may enroll and not show up. Governments are putting conditions on funding – forcing program changes for domestic and international students. Institutions increasingly use external program developers, workplace hosts or outsourced services. That requires contract management. Study and work permit programs are subject to change. Institution or student relationships with immigration consultants, recruiters or other parties can trigger risk. Multiple homestay players and relationships are often unclear.

Who should attend?

  • International education staff at colleges and universities
  • Deans and vice presidents of international
  • International managers at school districts
  • Directors at private language schools and career colleges
  • K-12 private schools with international students

Presenter – John Boon J.D., HKMK Law Canada

John Boon is a practicing lawyer in Vancouver and specializes in education, workplace and business law. He is also an active speaker and trainer. He has decades of experience helping institutions, students and other sector stakeholders.

Register now - this workshop is only offered once a year. The fee is just $495 plus tax and includes both sessions, lunch and coffee breaks.
We’re dedicated to international education!

Doug Ronson, the founder of ESQ Educational Services, has been involved in international education since 1995, originally as a representative of the TOEFL and TOEIC tests with Educational Testing Service Canada. Since 2014, he has been providing a wide range of services for international educators. ESQ has been running workshops since 2016, providing opportunities for professional learning, networking and the sharing of ideas.

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Here’s what attendees at our previous conferences have to say. 
They have rated the overall conference at 4.8 out of 5. That’s a score of 96%! 
Here are some of their comments:

  • “I learned a lot and feel excited to implement many new things. It was easy to talk and share ideas in such a welcoming group. I’m so happy I came!”
  • “Excellent! Will definitely come again!”
  • “Once again, such a valuable conference. Thank you!”
  • “Outstanding speakers all around.”
Please get in touch to learn more about our services
  • 613-888-9560 (9 am to 5 pm Eastern time)
  • douglasronson at yahoo.ca