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5 required courses (75 hours)


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Complete in 8 months, or up to 3 years

Unlock success through strategic management and gain the skills to thrive in today's dynamic business landscape. Our comprehensive Strategic Management Extension Certificate will empower you to navigate technological advances, economic fluctuations, workforce transformations, informed consumer behavior, and evolving environmental, social, and governance requirements. Join us to enhance your strategic management expertise and position your organization for sustainable growth and competitive advantage.

Master the tools and tactics to formulate, plan, execute and measure the success of a business strategy with our Strategic Management courses. This hands-on, collaborative program gives you the opportunity to interact with other professionals from a range of backgrounds, including managers, entrepreneurs, business consultants, public-sector professionals and non-profit leaders.

Delve into key topics such as decision making, performance tracking, strategy execution and fostering innovation. Get practical management strategies, techniques and insights to facilitate your strategic thinking and planning abilities. Explore ways that you can foster, manage and sustain innovation for organizational growth and success.

Learn practical tools and techniques so you can successfully implement your strategic plan for a competitive advantage. Gain skills in how to use appropriate metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to inform decision making, evaluate performance and achieve your business objectives in a competitive environment. You also learn how leadership, culture and change management impacts the effective implementation of your corporate strategy.


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 | Enjoy the flexibility of online learning and complete this program from anywhere

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


Interested in organizational change management?

Strategic management professionals need to understand how to use change initiatives to drive organizational strategy. Consider our Organizational Change Management Extension Certificate to gain the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to navigate change.

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Course schedule by semester

(Sept. - Dec.)
(Jan. - April)
(May - Aug.)
Strategic Planning ON ON  
Strategic Innovation ON    
Strategic Execution   ON ON
Measuring and Evaluating Business Performance   ON ON
Leaders, Culture and Change CL CL/ON CL/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.



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Funding opportunities

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

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