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.
Admission and Completion
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 bottom of this page. You have up to five years to complete the program.
Visit the Office of the Registrar for additional help with registration.
After successfully completing this program, learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Applied Management.
Business Management course selection
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.
A minimum of five courses from Course List A and seven courses from Course List B are required to complete the credential. You may choose to take additional courses from Course List B in place of Course List A.
Online registration closes about one week before the course start date. You can register up to one business day before the start date by contacting the Office of the Registrar. Courses do fill up, so it is recommended you register early.
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.
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|COURSE LIST A||COURSE CODE||OFFERED|
|Better Together: Generations at Work||LDSH-001||Classroom|
|Building Personal Power, Performance, and Professionalism||ORGB-117||Classroom|
|Conducting Effective Meetings||PERS-122||Classroom or Online|
|Influence Matters||LDSH-008||Classroom or Online|
|Time Management and Organizational Skills||PERS-121||Classroom or Online|
|COURSE LIST B||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|
|Business Process Management||MNGT-009||Classroom|
|Business Writing for Results||WRIT-100||Classroom or Online|
|Conflict Management||MGMT-142||Classroom or Online|
|Construction Trades Business Startup||CSTN-002||Classroom|
|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|
|Ethics in Action||ETHI-100||Classroom|
|Fundamentals of Training||PERS-135||Classroom|
|Human Resource Essentials||HRMT-001||Online|
|Instructional Design and Development||HREL-003||Classroom|
|Leaders as Coaches||LDSH-003||Classroom or Online|
|Leadership Skills||LDSH-004||Classroom or Online|
|Mental Toughness - Take Positive Action||PERS-141||Classroom|
|Mentoring||LDSH-151||Classroom or Online|
|Performance Management||MGMT-002||Classroom or Online|
|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|
|Supervisory Skills||SUPV-002||Classroom or Online|
|Team Building||ORGB-104||Classroom or Online|
|Understanding Change||ORGB-101||Classroom or Online|
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).
|COURSE NAME||COURSE CODE||OFFERED|
|Attraction and Retention||HREL-001||Classroom|
|Business Economics for Managers||ECON-001||Classroom|
|Enterprise Risk Management||RSMG-001||Classroom|
|Professionalism in Action||ORGB-111||Classroom|
|Project Management Overview||PROJ-109||Classroom or Online|
|Social Media Fundamentals for Business||MKTG-123||Online|