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4 required courses (60 hours)


Classroom, Online, Fast Track | Learn more


Complete in 4 months, or up to 3 years

Leadership is the activity of leading, communicating with and inspiring people and teams to achieve organizational goals.

Develop strong leadership skills in strategic thinking, action planning, communication and active listening, emotional intelligence, interpersonal effectiveness, team leadership, problem solving, decision making and leading change. Our courses are designed for those who want to become a leader, are transitioning into a new leadership role, or want to build their skills and strengths as an effective leader.

This lean, focused program delivers a flexible, interactive, performance-based approach to leadership development. Through the use of self-assessments, guided learning activities and real world practice, students develop their leadership and management skills at multiple levels. Use practical tools, strategies and best practices as you gain confidence in managing the challenges of leadership. Learn from experienced, successful leaders with valuable knowledge across a range of industries. Explore leadership and culture as two sides of the same coin, including the leader's role in building high employee engagement and high-performance cultures.


Highlights and benefits

Earn a recognized credential | Enhance your career prospects

Real-world knowledge | Learn from experienced industry professionals

Enhance your life | Develop your personal and professional skills

Online delivery | Apply for the Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Certificate, which helps Alberta tradespeople demonstrate their business aptitude



Take your leadership skills further

Build upon the skills you gain in our Leadership Development program with our Organizational Change Management Extension Certificate. In this five-course program, you will learn how to lead, facilitate and sustain change in your organization. One course — Leaders Culture and Change — can be applied to both certificates.

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Course schedule by semester

(Sept. - Dec.)
(Jan. - April)
(May - Aug.)
Effective Leadership CL/ON CL FT/ON
Communication and Interpersonal Skills for Leaders CL/ON CL FT/ON
Leading and Influencing Others CL CL/ON FT/ON
Leaders, Culture and Change CL CL/ON FT/ON



BL: Blended (Online & Classroom)
CL: Classroom
FT: Fast Track
ON: Online
IDS: Independent Study
P: Practicum

This schedule is subject to change. Courses start on various dates within each semester. Fall schedule and registration is available in June; Winter schedule and registration is available in November; and Spring/Summer schedule and registration is available in March.



Additional Details

Special savings

Register for three or more courses in this program at once and receive a 5% discount. Note, discounts will not be applied retroactively after payment has already been received and registration is finalized.

Discount will be applied at checkout.

Funding opportunities

This program qualifies for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant and other funding opportunities. Learn more.

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403.440.6875 or 1.866.775.2673



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