Solar energy

IBPD-International Renewable Energy (Solar Technology) Conference announcement & modalities:


  • This is an advance seminar on renewable energy (Solar Technology) and it is reserved for professionals, and mid to higher level experienced in Solar Technology.
  • Those with basic to general interest in renewable energy (Solar Technology) and /or interest solar and renewable energy business
  • Considering a career in the installation and maintenance of renewable energy (Solar Technology)? This conference is for you


The lingering of Covid-19 strings has caused a lot of disruptions in the lifestyle and activities of everyone including individuals and organisations. In order to go forward in spite of the chaos created by Covid-19, the IBPD-International Inc. has developed a very effective alternative method of conducting our Seminars. We now offer:

  • Scale down small group interactive social distance indoor format, reserved for professionals and mid to higher level experienced in Solar Technology.
  • Basic training to clientele with general interest in renewable energy (Solar Technology) and those interested in solar and renewable energy as a business opportunity
  • Considering career in the installation and maintenance of renewable/Solar energy
  • Attendees are expected to participate in every vignette of the seminar/conference re interactive presentation and field /installation trips as outlined in the conference program. 


Participants to this Seminar/Conference are expected to gain a good understanding at executive level of sustainable energy (solar energy in particular) technologies; applications, policies/regulations, planning, environmental and social impact, barriers, and potential market reforms to facilitate sustainable energy development.

  • Gain some degree of specialization in Energy Management is designed to provide attendees with practical skills and international perspective required for a successful career in the energy management field.
  • Gain an advance knowledge and expertise in the installation and maintenance of renewable energy.
  • The seminar offers specialized knowledge in federal and provincial government policy and regulation affecting the energy industry.
  • Given the tools to understand the complexities of international energy markets, and the impact of global government policy on energy development


The lingering of Covid-19 strings has caused a lot of disruptions in the lifestyle and activities of everyone including individuals and organisations. In order to go forward in spite of the chaos created by Covid-19, the IBPD-International Inc. has developed a very effective alternative method of conducting the our Seminars. We now offer small group indoor social distance seminars on a scale down basis. Unfortunately, that would also mean that availabilities of space(s) for Seminar/Conference are on first come, first registered basis

Therefore, if you are not available to register early to attend the physical Seminar/Conference this time around for one reason or the other, you can wait for the next Seminar/Conference scheduled for early 2024.

Because this year’s seminar is scaled down to approximately 50 attendees only, we have a deadline May31st 2023 to register and confirm attendance by all the registrants. Reminder, that only the registrants and confirmed participants will receive a complete Seminar/Conference programme magazine.

ACCOMMODATION: Additional arrangements have been made for the Attendees to this Conference to stay at the IBPD International designated Hotel Accommodation 

TRANSPORTATION(S): Transportation to and back to the conference locations will be available to all the international attendees. However, it is the responsibility of attendees to report at the pick-up location(s) 15 minutes before departure(s) to the official programs location to avoid being left behind.

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES: Attendees requiring special need(s) are required to contact us one month prior to the event to allow us time to make required adjustments in compliance to Canada 2019 accessibility Act (rules and regulations).Contact us905-447-3726 

King University

IBPD-International Inc. welcomes Kings University college at Western on board.

Founded in 1954, King’s University College at Western University is a Catholic, liberal arts university college affiliated with a large, world-class university. King’s students enjoy “The Best of Both Worlds” – learning in small classes led by outstanding faculty on a small, beautiful campus while enjoying the experiences of being part of a comprehensive university. King’s students have complete access to all the facilities and services at Western University and graduate with a Western degree.

As a Catholic university, King’s emphasizes the value of each individual and the importance of social justice. Students from all faiths and backgrounds are welcome. Respect for the human person is behind our commitment to diversity, accessibility, social justice and to building the common good. Being an inclusive, supportive community is one of King’s greatest strengths.

King’s is recognized, both nationally and internationally, for its excellent academic programs, commitment to research excellence, generous scholarships and comprehensive student services. Offering degree programs in the arts, social sciences, management and social work [both BSW (honours) and MSW], King’s is home to approximately 3500 full- and part-time students from across Canada as well as 40 other countries

Click on the like below for an overview of the marquee programs at Kings University College at Western.

Contact IBPD-International at to enroll  you if you find any of the programs at Kings University college at Western of interest to you


Research centre

IBPD International Aquaculture Conference 2019

Press Release: On the upcoming the two-day August 19 and 20th 2019 Aquaculture Conference workshop Guelph University IBPD International Aquaculture:

Dear Prospective Attendees and Stakeholders;

The logistics on the two-day Aquaculture workshop at Guelph University IBPD International Aquaculture scheduled for August 19 and 20th 2019 and weeklong Toronto, Canada Conference August 21 and 24th 2019 have been concluded.

The theme of the Conference is “Capacity Building; investing in aquaculture and aquaponics to build sustainable food safety”. This is a two-day workshop, weeklong conference structured format for the novices in aquaculture and/or aquaponics.

The workshop/Conference is intended to highlight and investigate the needs for certain requirements before initiating and operating an aquaculture farm.

In addition to Aquaculture training, we will be partnering with Batteries Expert on Renewable Energy concepts that will be centred on Solar; discussions on product knowledge on Solar technology.


Pertinent logistics:


Online Conference Registration: We have finalized the agenda and have posted the event to Eventbrite ( All registrations will be processed through this online site and 20 tickets are scheduled to go on sale on May 1, 2019. In order to prevent anyone who is not part of your group from booking this workshop, I have made the tickets “hidden”. You can find the tickets by clicking on the green button labelled “tickets” and then enter the access code “Nigeria”.

Please Note: Attendance is by pre-registration only; registrations will not be accepted at the door.



Accommodation: Attendees to this Conference have been arranged to stay at Montecassino Hotel & Event Venue 3710 Chesswood Dr. | Downsview | ON | M3J 2W4. Direct: +1 416-630-8100 ext. 535


Transportation (s): Transportations will be available for all attendees to all conference-related events and locations from Sunday, August 18 until the 20th 2019. Attendees choosing to arrive days prior to the conference have been arranged to contact Mr. Humphrey Igbokwe at +1 647-771-1722 to arrange for private arrangement(s) for pick-ups and transportation.


Special Circumstances: arrangement have been made for attendees requiring special need(s).To request for special needs(s) arrangement, please contact the organizers at 905-447-3726 / at least one month to the event to allow time to make required adjustment (s).


Disclaimer: It is, however, the responsibility of attendees to report at the pick-up location(s) 15 minutes before departure(s) to the designated conference locations to avoid being left behind

Conference Workshop Agenda:


Monday, August 19


  • 9:15 – Registration, Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:30 – Part 1. Introduction to Aquaculture, Water and Land-Use Considerations
  • 10:30 – Refreshment Break
  • 10:45 – Part 2. Production Requirements, Rearing Systems Technology
  • 12:00 – Lunch Break
  • 1:00 – Part 3. Research Station Tour
  • 2:30 – Refreshment Break
  • 2:45 – Part 4. Nutrition and Feeding
  • 3:30 – Questions and Answers
  • 4:00 – Conclude Day 1

Tuesday, August 20

  • 9:00 – Part 5. Biotechnology in Aquaculture
  • 10:30 – Refreshment Break
  • 10:45 – Part 6. Aquatic Animal Health Considerations
  • 12:00 – Lunch Break
  • 1:00 – Part 7. Sustainability
  • 3:00 – Questions and Closing Thoughts
  • 3:30 – Conclude Day 2


Workshop Structure:

Information is presented in a lecture format and includes a tour of the research facilities at the Alma Aquaculture Research Station and hands-on husbandry training. The workshop fee includes all lectures, a tour of the Research Station, coffee breaks and lunch.


Facility Tour:  See up close, a large-scale research farm raising rainbow trout, Arctic charr, lake whitefish and sturgeon. From water supplies to waste management systems, you’ll get a chance to view many of the bits and pieces discussed during the lecture sessions.


Hands-on Training: You will get the opportunity to learn how to net and handle fish, common procedures like weighing and grading, in addition to fish transportation. In the lab, we will review euthanasia options, anatomy and basic necropsy.

The Alma Aquaculture Research Station is funded in part by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Conference Workshop Facilitators:

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Steve Naylor: Graduating from the University of Guelph, Steve has worked in academia and the public sector having spent 20 years at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Now working for Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Steve continues to deliver aquaculture training and education to a variety of audiences.


Dr. Alexandra Reid: Before attending the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Alex earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Biology at the University of British Columbia. She then completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Comparative Pathology (specializing in fish) at the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph. Alex now works as a veterinarian for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.


Dr. Marcia Chiasson: 

Earning both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Biology at the University of New Brunswick, Marcia then completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Guelph where she trained in genetics and breeding. She worked in the private sector at the Center for Aquaculture Technologies Canada and in the public Sector the Ontario of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs before returning to the University of Guelph to manage the Alm Alma Aquaculture Research Station.

Research centre

The Alma Aquaculture Research Station is funded in part by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.


Hon. Chudi Asidianya, BA, MA, LSC, IEO.

Reference ID – 100644915

CEO|Program Coordinator|International Student Consultant

IBPD International Inc.

P: 905-447-3726 |Website:


Sharpen your skills in classic and contemporary à la carte cuisine, baking and pastry arts, flavour and cooking methods, understanding ingredients, food service principles, and safety and sanitation, while also developing essential communication and computer application skills.

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The Culinary Skills program is designed to prepare you for a career in a wide variety of food-service industry settings.

Areas of study include:

  • Baking and pastry arts
  • Classic and contemporary a la carte cuisine
  • Computer applications
  • Development of essential communication skills
  • Flavours and cooking methods
  • Food service principles
  • Safety
  • Sanitation
  • Understanding of ingredients

In addition, related business management studies and general education courses round out the program. You will learn through a combination of activity-based classroom instruction and practical application in our culinary, pastry and restaurant labs. You will also gain practical experience through our student-run, open-to-the-public restaurant and a field placement at a school approved industry property.

Upon successful completion of this program, you may qualify for advanced standing in Year 2 of Durham College’s Culinary Management program. The Culinary Skills program is offered at the Whitby campus, home of the college’s new Centre for Food. This incredible new learning centre provides access to a full-service green certified teaching restaurant and lounge; a demonstration theatre; and state-of-the-art labs, classrooms and meeting spaces, all designed to offer you the best possible learning experience.

Students in this program will benefit from working and learning in Bistro ’67, a full-service, green-certified teaching and learning restaurant operated by staff and students.

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The field-to-fork concept is based on the harvesting, storage, processing, packaging, sale and consumption of food – in particular the production of local food for local consumers. Durham College has adopted this concept and applied it to a diverse range of programs that crossover traditional academic schools. To capitalize on classroom and lab equipment availability select courses may be offered at any of our locations including the Oshawa and Whitby campuses and the Centre for Food.

The curriculum, faculty expertise and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment required to implement this concept have been built into each program, providing students with unparalleled exposure to field to fork.

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  • Banquet/catering cook
  • Entrepreneur
  • Pastry chef
  • Preparation or line cook
  • Sous chef


  • Banquet hall
  • Catering company
  • Country club
  • Golf course
  • Hotel
  • Resort
  • Restaurant

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Tuition $2,983 $12,754
Compulsory Ancillary


Program Incidental $1,047 $1,047
Total Fees: $5,170 $15,341

Please note: fees are based on the 2016-2017 academic year and do not include textbooks. For more information please see Other fees to consider.

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Your learning experience will be complemented by an 80-hour field placement component in the second semester, which will be completed at a restaurant, catering company, golf course, hospital, hotel, nursing home, retirement home or other approved location.

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Successful completion of the Culinary Skills certificate program will offer opportunities for further study in additional Durham College programs including Cook Apprentice, Culinary Management or Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management.

Please visit the Transfer Guide for more information.

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Students applying to this program may be eligible to apply for the W. Garfield Weston Foundation Award. Qualified recipients of the award will receive $5,000 per year, for up to two years, including $1,500 for tuition and $3,500 for other expenses such as travel, food, books, tools and supplies. For more information, please visit the award page.

Women training

Partner Assault Response (PAR) Program – Personal and Professional Development

IBPD Partner Assault Response (PAR) Program can be prearranged as a precautionary measure for men who feel that they are in danger of assaulting their partners. Generally, Partner Assault Response (PAR) is a court-mandated domestic violence program that can be cost shared by the assaultive partners and or Family Court directed and or funded by. The IBPD Partner Assault Response (PAR) Program focuses on non-violent and non-controlling attitudes and behaviours from men and women who have assaulted or are at risk of assaulting their partners current, past and or in the future.

The program advocates and challenges assaultive men and women to recognize and accept responsibility for their assaultive behaviours . It looks at the belief systems that lead to their assaultive behavious and encourages the participants to change the belief systems that lead to their original beliefs. Emphases are on power and control issues that is the cornerstone of the behaviours. Paramount to the program is victim safety and confidentiality.

The duration of the training sessions is open to negotiation. Targets topics of interest include:

  • Types of abuse.
  • Non-physical abuse.
  • Effects of abuse.
  • Changing – self-talk.
  • Overcoming denial and taking responsibility.
  • Anger management.
  • Cycles of abuse.
  • Gender stereotypes.
  • Suppression of emotion.
  • Effects of abuse on children.
  • Helping children heal.
  • Healthy relationships.
  • Improving communication skills.
  • Making changes.
  • Male socialization.
  • Jealousy
Leadership training

Leading Teams on Change Management Training

We conduct “Leading Teams on Change Management” training for civil services and unionized staff of government agencies and private sector personnel. Find below an overview of our Leadership Certificate training: A five day professional development workshop for CEO, Managers and Elected officials.


Module Description: Learning Outcomes
Detail:  Change is constant; therefore, the ability to understand and to manage change is an essential skill for organizations.

Focus on organizational change management needs and the importance of acquiring the knowledge and tools to implement change effectively.

Exploration of the tools to implement changes effectively and to have those changes better

accepted and ways for understanding and managing people’s reactions to changes.

  • Master strategies for building support for the planned change
  •  Learn how to use WIIFM (the individual motivators for change) effectively
  • Ensuring that people involved and affected by the change understand the process change
  • Understand everybody’s personal change journey
  •  Develop a change management & communications plan Gain methods for leading change project status meetings, how to celebrate a successful change and sharing the results & benefits of the change
  • Master strategies for aligning people with change, appealing to emotions & facts
  • Identifying and agreeing the success indicators for change, and ensure they are regularly measured and reported on.


Policy analysis

Policy Analysis/Leading Teams on Change Management Training

Our Policy Analysis/Leading Teams And  Change Management training program is unique.

Module Description: Learning Outcomes
Detail: An examination of the practice of policy analysis in the broad context of the theory and practice of public policy. Steps that can ensure policy success and or lead to policies fail.

Steps to ensuring that that policies stay

relevant and responsive. Focus on the particularities of government/management and examples from all levels of government that have an impact on local issues.



·         Discussion on various theories of public policy and how they shape the approach to policy analysis

·         Explore the various opportunities for analysis offered by the policy cycle

·         Examination of the merits of various policy “tools” Discern the impacts of policy on programs and vice versa

·         Application of standard method of policy analysis Probe the reasons why policies fail and or succeed.


Group training

Sustainability Strategies For The Public Sector Training


Module Description: Learning Outcomes
Detail: This module will explore the subject of

sustainability (or sustainable development), its

meaning and origins and how it relates to

different sectors of society, with a focus on

local governments. The various roles of local

government in fostering both corporate and

community sustainability will be explored and

strategies will be developed to achieve these


Corporate culture change strategy developed.

  •  Enhanced understanding of sustainability from the personal, business and government perspective;
  •  Ability to identify sustainability roles for governments, industries, labour and community roles;
  • Development of strategies for State and federal leadership in sustainability;
  •  Understanding of approaches for creating a culture of sustainability in the public sector, and Personal commitment to becoming a change agent.
communications skills training

High Impact Communication Skills

Module Description: Learning Outcomes
Detail: A reflection on our own experience with conflict, and then proceed to learn about its causes, impacts, personal style in relating to conflict and stress; and then exploration of a variety of ‘tools’ and ideas to help participants deal more effectively with conflict in both their personal and professional lives. In addition, focus on effective negotiation and presents key ideas such as ‘separating the people from the

problem’, ‘determining interests not positions’,

‘inventing options’, ‘using objective criteria’,

‘developing a BATNA’ (best alternative to a

negotiated agreement), ‘dealing with

resistance’ and ‘the power of a positive no’.

·         Understand how conflict arises in the workplace; and what the impact and costs are of conflict in motivational and financial terms

·         Describe many of the key ideas in the book, ‘Crucial Conversations’ as well as many other practical ‘tools’ for dealing with conflict effectively

·         Understand one’s own conflict style, as and the related strengths and weaknesses of that style

·         Describe the key components of Interest Based Negotiation and the related phases of conducting this type of negotiation

·         Understand several of the key issues that emerge in negotiations and how to handle these issues professionally

·         Develop personalized action plans so as to conduct a “crucial conversation” and an “Interest Based Negotiation


Civil service training

Managing in an Unionized/Civil Services Environment

We conduct specialized training for civil services and unionized staff of government agencies and private sector personnel. Find below an overview of our Leadership Certificate training: A five day professional development workshop for CEO, Managers and Elected officials.

Module Description: Learning Outcomes
 Detail: This module will look at the Human capital and skills needed by every public sector manager, starting with initial recruitment decisions that respect the collective agreements, current

Human Rights legislation but still allows organizations to hire for fit. Review of recruitment

process, understanding of the nature of compensation and benefits programs, reward and recognition, the creation of positive work environments and how to best address various labour relations issues. Awareness training of the importance of ethics and integrity are also part of an outstanding manager’s responsibilities.

·         Improved leadership skills as they apply to managing in a unionized environment

·         Improve skills in interpreting and understanding various provisions of a collective agreement

·         Understanding of the process by which staff in the public sector become unionized

·         Better understanding on how to motivate and empower staff while managing performance through the process of simple discussion and coaching skills

·         Appreciation of the importance and value of ethics in an organization and ways if and encouraging staff to act with integrity