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Personal Project Course 2018 – For singles in their 20’s and early 30’s

7 general sessions + 6 small group meetings

Date: Sunday, Januray 14, 2018 – June 10, 2018
Time: 5pm – 7:30pm
Venue: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby

Jan 14 – Intro/Life as a Personal Project
Feb 4 – Work-Life Balance*
Mar 4 – Dating and Marriage*
Apr 8 – Married Love*
Apr 29 – Communication Techniques*
May 27 – Be Better to Love Better*
June 10 – Freedom and Responsibility*

General Sessions are on Sundays, from 5:00-7:30pm. These sessions are facilitated by trained moderators.
Please note: May 27 & June 10 General Sessions are held at Bonsor Community Centre in Burnaby.

There are also Small Group Discussions (6 sessions):
* These case studies have an additional meetings to take place prior to the session date. At the small group meetings you will study and discuss the upcoming case. The small group meeting dates will be determined by the Team Leaders for that group. Meetings can be held in a coffee shop, pub, condo common room or private homes.

WHAT IS THE LEARNING METHOD?
This course uses the case study method with the following steps for each case:
1. Individually each participant reads the case study.
2. Participants meet in a small group team to discuss the case study.
3. All course participants meet in moderated general sessions to discuss the case study.
For each step of the process the focus is on the the following:
The FACTS of the case: Who? What? Where? When?
The PROBLEM in the case: Why?
The SOLUTIONS to the case: How?

Cost: $250
Includes a light dinner/refreshments, course manual and free parking.
Payment in installments via cheque or credit card is also possible. Please inquire for details.

For questions please contact:
Patti Ikegami
office@pife.ca
(604) 202-2038

Topics are discussed using the case-study method (pioneered by Harvard Business School).

Married Love Course 2018 – for Engaged, Newlywed or Experienced!

6 general sessions + 4 small group meetings

Date: Saturday, Januray 13, 2018 – May 26, 2018
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Venue: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby

Jan 13 – Love Bond
Feb 3 – Money Matters*
Mar 3 – Communication in Marriage*
Apr 7 – Sexuality
Apr 28 – Work and Family*
May 26 – Family Life*

Note:
1) Jan 13 session is from 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm, all other sessions are from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
2) May 26 – venue change to Bonsor Community Centre (details will be provided at the course)

There are also Small Group Discussions (4 sessions):

* These case studies have an additional meeting to take place prior to the session date. At the small group meetings you will study and discuss the upcoming case. The small group meeting dates will be determined by the team lead couple for that group. Meetings will take place at various locations in the Metro Vancouver area depending on where registrants reside. The small group meeting will take about 1 hour or less.

Light Refreshments, course material and FREE parking included.

Cost: $180 per couple

Topics are discussed using the case-study method (pioneered by Harvard Business School). This provides a practical and objective framework with which to approach Married Life.

 

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Having a place to go — is a home. Having someone to love — is a family. Having both — is a blessing.
~ Donna Hedges

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