Learn what it takes to become a successful manager. Develop essential management skills through courses in leadership development, project management, organizational behavior, financial management and more. Courses are available through part-time studies (evenings, weekends and online) and are transferable to SAIT's Business Administration (Management) diploma. You have up to five years to complete this program.
Our management training program is all about equipping you with skills that are in-demand for today's rapidly changing business world. The business management courses in this program lay the foundation for success as a manager, covering business communications, human resources management, financial accounting and project management training.
We know you're busy. Enjoy the flexibility and convenience offered in this management certificate program. Choose from a variety of classes that best suits your availability and interests. This certificate is available through Continuing Education (evening and weekend courses) and Distance Education (online courses).
"The sky's the limit as to what I can do with my job and with my career. The people that I've met, the experiences that I've had, have been just amazing."
Nick Kuhn, School of Business Student
Learn from Industry Experts
Your instructors are industry professionals with business expertise. They will share their insights with you and help you learn skills that you can immediately apply in your workplace.
"I love helping students connect with the concepts they're learning by keeping things as real as I can. I use stories from our past and real situations from today's headlines to bring ideas and concepts to life."
Don Rae, Instructor
Laddering and Transferability
At SAIT, you have the flexibility to complete your academic achievements at your own pace. We will help you build an educational future that meets your career goals. You can transfer these courses to the full-time or part-time Business Administration diploma (Management major).
Students graduating from this program may be eligible for entry-level positions such as:
- Human Resources Assistant
- Project Administrator
- Sales Associate
- Retail Manager
- Office Manager
Admission and Completion
It's easy to get started in this program and there are no entrance requirements. Simply register for courses anytime by clicking on a course name in the table at the end of this page. Be sure to have your SAIT student ID number. Need to get your ID number? Call Student Services at 1.877.284.7248.
You have five years to complete the program and must meet the graduation requirements as they exist at the time you register for your first course (see AC.3.1.1 Grading and Progression.)
Courses for this program are available through Continuing Education (evenings and weekends) and Distance Education program (online).
- Fall enrollment opens in July
- Winter enrollment opens in October
- Spring enrollment opens in February
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 fill up quickly, so you are advised to register early.
Evening courses start in January, May and/or September. Online courses are offered 3-12 times per year; start dates vary.
Four core courses and four electives are required to complete the program.
|Business Mathematics||BMAT-230||Classroom or Online|
|Communication and Presentation Skills||COMN-220||Classroom or Online|
|Introductory Financial Accounting I||ACCT-215||Classroom or Online|
|Introduction to Management||MNGT-255||Online|
|Elective Courses: Choose 4|
|Business Leadership||LDSH-360||Classroom or Online|
|Finance for Managers||BFIN-301||Classroom|
|Human Resource Management||MNGT-335||Classroom or Online|
|Introduction to Business||MNGT-200||Classroom or Online|
|Microeconomics||ECON-250||Classroom or Online|
|Organizational Behaviour||MNGT-250||Classroom or Online|
|Project Management||MNGT-320||Classroom or Online|
- We find 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.