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Management Development

University of Alberta

University of Alberta

Management at all levels has a dramatic impact on the performance of an organization, influencing areas from productivity and growth to profitability and employee retention. Organizations count on people to excel at decision-making, problem-solving, motivation methods, and strategic planning. 

The Management Development Certificate program from the Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta provides a solid grounding in managerial techniques and processes, while also equipping learners with the specific skills needed in management and supervisory positions. Courses within this program cover topics like human resource management, financial management, marketing, strategic management, and business communication, among others.

Designed for individuals in supervisory or management positions who wish to upgrade or sharpen their managerial abilities, this program will also benefit prospective or aspiring managers ready to take the next step in their careers. Students from all sectors (government, industry, not-for-profit organizations, or small to large enterprise) have completed this career-enhancing program to build relevant skills.


Office of the Registrar
201 Administration Building
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G2M7, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate *
  • Length 1 Year or Less

    3 core courses and a minimum of 156 elective hours

  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning

* Certificate

Admission Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent. For further information visit or email

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 30, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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