Partners and Affiliates

PMI SWOC would like to thank the following partners and affiliates for the mutual support we enjoy:

Western Continuing Studies LogoAt Western Continuing Studies our goal is to be the adult education provider of choice through learning experiences that enrich, change, and transform lives.  Every year more than 3000 adult learners enroll in courses for personal and professional development.  Continuing Studies offers courses and programs designed to meet the needs of a diverse group of learners.  From two-day courses to 12 week courses, daytime classes and evening classes, face-to-face and online - there is something for everyone. Developed in collaboration with Western faculties, professional associations, and corporate partners, our courses and programs are flexible, creative, and innovative in helping you enhance your career and enrich your life.

For more information you can visit Western Continuing Studies at:


APICS, The Association for Operations Management, is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in Operations Management, including Production, Inventory, Supply Chain, Materials Management, Purchasing, and Logistics.

Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.

The APICS membership community of 270 local APICS chapters and 33 International Associates supports nearly 60,000 members in 20,000 manufacturing and service industry companies worldwide.



ASQ is a global community of people passionate about quality, sharing the ideas and tools that make the world work better. Founded in 1946, ASQ has world headquarters in Milwaukee, WI. With more than 80,000 individual and organizational members in 150 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations, and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges.



CIPS (Canadian Information Processing Society) is the professional association for Information Technology (IT) practitioners in Canada.

Founded in 1958, CIPS is a non-profit organization that represents thousands of IT professionals on important issues affecting the IT industry and profession.
CIPS has helped strengthen the Canadian IT industry by establishing standards and sharing best practices for the benefit of individual IT professionals and the sector as a whole. As Canada’s Association of Information Technology Professionals, CIPS represent thousands of members across the country.

CIPS offers networking opportunities, certification of IT professionals (I.S.P. and ITCP designations), accreditation of IT university and college programs, and a voice to government on issues that affect our profession and industry. 
For more information contact CIPS Ontario at  or visit  



The Canadian Institute of Management is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing management training and recognition for Canadian managers, at all levels of the profession. The Institute has two certificate programs and grants three professional designations to those who qualify. 

For more information you can visit CIM at:


The Pillar Nonprofit Network supports nonprofit organizations in fulfilling their missions in our community. Pillar provides leadership, advocacy and support to the nonprofit sector through the promotion of volunteerism, professional development, networking, and information.

For more information you can visit Pillar at: 



Established on June 14, 1922, Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) is the licensing and regulating body for engineering in the province. It fulfills the same role for engineers as the College of Physicians and Surgeons for doctors or the Law Society of Upper Canada for lawyers.

For more information you can visit PEO