Applied Management Certificate of Achievement


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Invest in your career as a manager by developing key business skills through SAIT's Applied Management certificate of achievement where you'll find flexible scheduling and a real-world approach to teaching business management courses.

Program Description

Ideal for aspiring, new and current supervisors or managers, this program will improve your management acumen through practical, skill-oriented business courses. Available through interactive workshop-style classes as well as online courses, our industry-leading instructors will challenge and build your core business, leadership and management skills.

You will gain specific business skill sets through courses like Conflict Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Labour Relations, Performance Management and more. This program is relevant to all industries in both the public and private sectors - and with over 50 courses to choose from, you can tailor your studies to your specific needs and interests.

Convenient scheduling allows you to achieve certification within a year or less, or if you'd prefer, you have the option to work towards your certification over a longer period.

Learn from Industry Experts

SAIT's instructors are specialists with accomplished careers. Our instructors share their valuable first-hand experience with you in small classes where you'll get individualized attention.

"The instructor was great, he gave fantastic examples and the small class size enhanced our learning." Marguerite Sellick, Management Student

"Theory followed by example = excellent" Rubab Sikandar, Management Student

Laddering and Transferability

We will help you build an educational future that meets your career goals.

Some courses from the certificate program can be applied to the Business Administration diploma. Courses can also be used to earn your Blue Seal from the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board.

Admission and Completion

It's a simple process to get started. There are no entrance requirements for this program and you can register for courses at any time by clicking on a course name in the table at the end of this page. You have up to five years to complete the program.

Be sure to have your SAIT student ID number. Need to get your ID number? Call Student Services at 1.877.284.7248.

Once you have registered for at least one course, fill out and submit the Program Declaration Form to Student Services.

Business Management Course Selection

Courses for this program are available through our Corporate Training department as one or two day seminars. Numerous courses are also available through Distance Education (online).

Our courses can be taken in any order that suits you and are scheduled throughout the year. Take only the courses that meet your professional and career needs, or complete a minimum of 12 courses (144 hours) to receive your certificate of achievement.

Online registration closes about one week before the course start date. You can register up to one business day before the start date by calling 403.284.7248 or 1.877.284.7248. Courses do fill up, so it is recommended you register early.

Twelve courses are required (minimum). More than twelve courses may be needed to meet the 144-hour requirement. Choose from the following list:

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COURSE NAME COURSE CODE OFFERED LENGTH TERM
Accounting and Finance for Non-Accountants ACCT-208

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Assertiveness for Personal & Business Success PERS-139

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Effective Delegation MGMT-160 This course is offered through a classroom. 1 Day Winter
Basic Business Law BLAW-203

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Winter
Being a Safety Leader SAFE-246

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
What Generation Gap? LDSH-229

This course is offered through a classroom.

1 Day Fall
Spring/Summer
Business Writing for Results WRIT-208

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Business Process Management: An Overview MNGT-203

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Creating Engaged Motivated Employees SUPV-218

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Communicating Effectively COMM-218

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Conducting Effective Meetings PERS-122

This course is offered through a classroom.

1 Day Fall
Winter

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Conflict Management MGMT-217

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Customer Relations MGMT-218

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Diversity in the Workplace HREL-208

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Emotional Intelligence HREL-211

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Project Risk Management RSMG-102

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring
Ethics in Action ETHI-203

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Influence Matters LDSH-242

This course is offered through a classroom.

1 Day Fall
Winter

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Innovative Leaders MGMT-261

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Leaders as Coaches LDSH-206

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Leadership Skills LDSH-208

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Mental Toughness PERS-141

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Mentoring LDSH-151

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Marketing for Managers MKTG-218

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Negotiation Skills MGMT-208

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Performance Management MGMT-228

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Presentation Skills PRES-208

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Problem Solving and Decision Making MGMT-236

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Professionalism in Action ORGB-111

This course is offered through a classroom.

1 Day Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Project Management Basics PROJ-150

This course is offered through a classroom.

3 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Strategic Planning LDSH-240

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Supervisory Skills SUPV-208

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Sustainability Management Strategies and Practices MNGT-201

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Team Building ORGB-228

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Time Management and Organizational Skills PERS-121

This course is offered through a classroom.

1 Day Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Understanding Change ORGB-218

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

This course is offered through distance/online.

6 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Workplace Bullying MMGT-203

This course is offered through a classroom.

2 Days Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer

Student Success

  • We find that there is a direct correlation between the time and energy invested to the amount of success achieved.
  • Remaining focused and diligent with coursework is important for success in completing the program.
  • You must be able to read, write, and understand the English language at a level exceeding basic conversational English.

Contact Us

School of Business Corporate Training
403.284.8939
business.training@sait.ca

Distance Education Support Services
403.284.8537
1.888.284.7051
distance.education@sait.ca