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Managers gather for a team meeting



6 required courses (45 hours), or take individual courses as needed


Classroom, Online | Learn more


Complete in 4 months, or up to 2 years

Professional management development is a process in which individuals who supervise and manage others learn and improve their skills in order to be more effective managers and leaders while accomplishing organizational goals.

Enhance your career and management skills with our one-day professional management seminars led by subject matter experts with valuable real-world experience. Strengthen your soft skills and learn best practices in a variety of subjects. Enhance your supervisor, management and/or leadership abilities with new strategies and personal assessment tools.

Customize the program to meet your needs while you polish your management skill set. Take a single seminar to meet your immediate professional development needs or bundle six seminars to earn a certificate of completion.


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

Gain hands-on experience | Demonstrate workplace competencies to potential employers



Interested in more management courses?

Consider our Management Development Extension Certificate to prepare you for a new management position or build on your current supervisory or management role. As well, courses in our Professional Management Seminar Series can be applied toward the optional course hours in the Management Development program.

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Course schedule by semester

(Sept. - Dec.)
(Jan. - April)
(May - Aug.)
Increasing Your Influence ON* CL
Writing in the Workplace ON* CL ON*
Workplace Presentation Skills ON* CL
Conflict Management CL ON* CL
Managing Difficult Conversations ON* ON*
Performance Management Seminar ON* CL
Effective Interpersonal Communication CL ON* ON*
Building Customer Relations ON* CL
Motivating Your Team ON* CL
Transitioning from Worker to Leader ON* CL
Effective Management at All Levels CL ON*
Leading with Emotional Intelligence ON* CL
The Art of Leadership ON* CL
Foundations of Project Management ON* ON* ON*

*This online course is offered in a live, online format. Learn more about our online learning options.



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

Funding opportunities

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

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.

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Have a question about our programs or need help with course registration? Call or email us:

403.440.6875 or 1.866.775.2673



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