4 required courses (60 hours)
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Complete in 4 months, or up to 3 years
Pillars of management is a discipline that typically includes four general functions: planning, organizing, directing and controlling. Individuals can develop their knowledge and skills in these areas to be more effective managers and leaders, while accomplishing organizational goals.
Whether you are new to management or plan to move into a management role in the future, our Pillars of Management Certificate of Completion will help you develop the fundamentals skills needed to be a successful manager. In this program, discover practical techniques for improving your communication skills, learn the fundamentals of human resources management, and increase your understanding of how to interpret, evaluate and analyze financial statements.
Highlights and benefits
Earn a recognized credential | Enhance your career prospects
Enhance your life | Develop your personal and professional skills
Gain hands-on experience | Demonstrate workplace competencies to potential employers
Blue Seal eligible | Apply for the Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Certificate, which helps Alberta tradespeople demonstrate their business aptitude
Online delivery | Enjoy the flexibility of online learning and complete this program from anywhere
Ready to learn more about management?
Consider our Management Development Extension Certificate, which builds upon our Pillars of Management Certificate of Completion by providing 60 additional hours of optional courses you can use to tailor your management learning to suit your interests or needs.View program
Course schedule by semester
(Sept. - Dec.)
(Jan. - April)
(May - Aug.)
|Effective Workplace Communication||CL/ON||CL/ON||ON|
|Human Resource Basics||ON||CL|
|Understanding and Using Financial Information||CL||ON*|
*This online course is offered in a live, online format. Learn more about our online learning options.
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.