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Workshop-style class discusses effective leadership.

Applied Management Certificate of Achievement

Ongoing

Credential: Certificate (non-credit)
Available: Continuing Education Classroom or Online

Program Description

Build critical leadership skills with these interactive, workshop-style courses designed for current or aspiring supervisors and managers. You need a minimum of 12 courses and 144 hours to complete this program. Some courses are recognized by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) for the Gold Seal. The Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board recognize this program for a Blue Seal designation.

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

Courses can be used toward earning your Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal Certificate) 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 is 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:

 

Course Code Changes

Some course codes for the 2019/20 academic year have changed - for example, PROJ-219 is now PROJ-001. If you have taken a course with the old course code, you will still receive credit for it.
See more course code changes

 2018/19 Academic Year 

COURSE NAME COURSE CODE OFFERED
Accounting and Finance for Non-Accountants ACCT-104 Classroom or Online
OR
Accounting and Finance for Non-Accountants ACCT-208 Classroom or Online
Assertiveness for Personal and Business Success PERS-139 Classroom
Basic Business Law BLAW-203 Classroom
Being a Safety Leader SAFE-246 Classroom
What Generation Gap? LDSH-229 Classroom
Business Writing for Results WRIT-100 Classroom or Online
OR
Business Writing for Results WRIT-208 Classroom or Online
Business Process Management: An Overview MNGT-203 Classroom
Creating Engaged Motivated Employees SUPV-218 Classroom or Online
Communicating Effectively COMM-196 Classroom
OR
Communicating Effectively COMM-218 Classroom or Online
Conducting Effective Meetings PERS-122 Classroom or Online
Conflict Management MGMT-217 Classroom or Online
Customer Relations MGMT-178 Classroom or Online
OR
Customer Relations MGMT-218 Classroom or Online
Diversity in the Workplace HREL-208 Classroom
Effective Delegation MGMT-160 Classroom
Emotional Intelligence HREL-211 Classroom
Ethics in Action ETHI-203 Classroom
Human Resources Essentials HRMT-001 Online
Influence Matters LDSH-008 Classroom or Online
OR
Influence Matters LDSH-242 Classroom or Online
Innovative Leaders MGMT-261 Classroom
Leaders as Coaches LDSH-206 Classroom or Online
Leadership Skills LDSH-208 Classroom or Online
Marketing for Managers MKTG-218 Classroom
Mental Toughness – Take Positive Action PERS-141 Classroom
Mentoring LDSH-151 Classroom or Online
Negotiation Skills MGMT-208 Classroom
Performance Management MGMT-228 Classroom or Online
Presentation Skills PRES-208 Classroom
Problem Solving and Decision Making MGMT-236 Classroom or Online
Professionalism in Action ORGB-111 Classroom
Project Management Basics PROJ-150 Classroom
Project Management Overview PROJ-109 Classroom or Online
Project Risk Management RSMG-102 Classroom
Social Media Fundamentals for Business MKTG-123 Online
Strategic Planning LDSH-240 Classroom
Supervisory Skills SUPV-208 Classroom or Online
Sustainability Management Strategies and Practices MNGT-201
Time Management and Organizational Skills PERS-121 Classroom or Online
Team Building ORGB-104 Classroom or Online
OR
Team Building ORGB-228 Classroom or Online
Understanding Change ORGB-101 Classroom or Online
OR
Understanding Change ORGB-218 Classroom or Online
Workplace Bullying MMGT-203 Classroom

2019/20 Academic Year  

COURSE NAME COURSE CODE OFFERED
Accounting and Finance for Non-Accountants ACCT-104 Classroom or Online
Assertiveness for Personal and Business Success PERS-139 Classroom
Basic Business Law BLAW-100 Classroom
Being a Safety Leader SAFE-001 Classroom
Better Together: Generations at Work LDSH-001 Classroom
Building Personal Power, Performance, and Professionalism ORGB-117 Classroom
Business Process Management MNGT-009 Classroom
Business Writing for Results WRIT-100 Classroom or Online
Communicating Effectively COMM-196 Classroom
Conducting Effective Meetings PERS-122 Classroom or Online
Conflict Management MGMT-142 Classroom or Online
Creating Engaged and Motivated Employees SUPV-001 Classroom or Online
Customer Relations MGMT-178 Classroom or Online
Delivery Techniques for Trainers LDSH-002 Classroom
Diversity in the Workplace HREL-002 Classroom
Effective Delegation MGMT-160 Classroom
Emotional Intelligence HREL-100 Classroom
Ethics in Action ETHI-100 Classroom
Human Resource Essentials HRMT-001 Online
Influence Matters LDSH-008 Classroom or Online
Innovative Leaders MGMT-001 Classroom
Instructional Design and Development HREL-003 Classroom
Leaders as Coaches LDSH-003 Classroom or Online
Leadership Skills LDSH-004 Classroom or Online
Marketing Essentials MKTG-124 Classroom
Mental Toughness - Take Positive Action PERS-141 Classroom
Mentoring LDSH-151 Classroom or Online
Negotiation Essentials MGMT-143 Classroom
Performance Management MGMT-002 Classroom or Online
Presentation Skills PRES-101 Classroom
Problem Solving and Decision Making MGMT-003 Classroom or Online
Project Management Basics PROJ-150 Classroom or Online
Project Risk Management RSMG-102 Classroom or Online
Strategic Planning LDSH-005 Classroom
Supervisory Skills SUPV-002 Classroom or Online
Team Building ORGB-104 Classroom or Online
Time Management and Organizational Skills PERS-121 Classroom or Online
Understanding Change ORGB-101 Classroom or Online
Workplace Bullying MMGT-001 Classroom

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

School of Business
403.284.8485
business.advising@sait.ca

Distance Education Support Services

403.284.8537
1.888.284.7051
distance.education@sait.ca

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