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Management Certificate of Achievement


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

Program Description

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. 

New for part-time students: You are strongly encouraged to bring a laptop to all evening and weekend on-campus classes. This will enable you to better apply your learning and practice your skills through classroom activities and examples, and make effective use of time allocated to working on group or individual assessments. Visit the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) page for standard laptop requirements, and contact business.advising@sait.ca if you have any questions.

Careers: Human Resource Assistant | Project Administrator| Sales Associate | Retail Manager | Office Manager 

Note: This program is eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant.

Admission Requirements

There are no entrance requirements for this program. Be sure you have your SAIT student ID ready; you can begin registering for courses anytime by visiting our website, SAIT.ca. Need help getting your SAIT student ID number? Call Office of the Registrar at 1.877.284.7248.

After you have registered for one course, fill out and submit the Program Declaration Form to Office of the Registrar.

You have up to five years to complete all certificate courses; you 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).

Program Outline

Courses for this program are available through Continuing Education, offered in the evenings and weekends and the Distance Education program (online).

Evening and weekend courses are offered in January, May and/or September. Online courses are offered up to 12 times per year; start dates vary.

Registration is as follows:

  • Fall enrolment 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; it is recommended you register early.

Required Courses: 
BMAT-230 Business Mathematics Classroom or Online
COMN-220 Communication and Presentation Skills Classroom, Online, Blended
ACCT-215 Introductory Financial Accounting I Classroom or Online
MNGT-255 Introduction to Management Classroom or Online
Elective Courses (choose four):
BFIN-301 Finance for Managers Classroom or Online
ECON-250 Microeconomics Classroom or Online
HRMT-320 Human Resource Management Classroom or Online
LDSH-360 Business Leadership Classroom or Online
MNGT-200 Introduction to Business  Classroom or Online
MNGT-250 Organizational Behaviour Classroom or Online
MNGT-321 Project Management Classroom or Online


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