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    • Certificate in Management and Administration

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    Program length

    • 2.5 to 7 years

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    Program features

    • For Canadian citizens and permanent residents
    • Part-time, online from anywhere in Canada

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    Program fees

    • Total cost: $4,960 approximately
    • Each course: $620

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    It's like a mini MBA

    “This program is like a mini MBA,” says Matthew Jelavic, CEO, CIM/Chartered Managers Canada, the national organization accrediting the program and providing the Certified in Management (CIM) professional designation. Students including working professionals can fit this flexible program into their busy schedules and complete their studies on a part-time basis.

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    Helping you succeed

    Going back to school is a different experience from going to work and doing your job. Your instructor is not your boss. They are experienced professionals who are there to provide information, discuss scenarios, actions and consequences. They encourage you to explore and formulate new ideas, to find fresh options for how to do things in the future. You can implement these ideas and options in your career.

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    Improve how you deal with people

    Management requires dealing with people. Learn new information, do research, analyze and present ideas. Hone your communication skills, so you can write and speak to others professionally and effectively. Manage your time and improve how you work with others.

Program details

This program is for Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Information for international students who wish to study Management and Administration can be found at Applied Business Management.

Credential: Earn a University of Manitoba Certificate in Management and Administration.

Fees: $4,960 plus $100 non-refundable application fee

Expected duration: 2.5 to 7 years, part-time

Application requirements: You must hold a high school diploma (or equivalent) or mature student status. You must submit a copy of your high school diploma with your application. If applicable, also include Proof of English Language Proficiency and/or a Copy of Permanent Residency status card.

Add the international designation, Certified in Management (CIM) through CIM/Chartered Managers Canada with a simple application, online test, and membership.

The Certificate in Management and Administration (CIMA) is accredited by the National Centre for Management Accreditation (NCMA), through the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM). This national accreditation puts CIMA graduates on an accelerated track to qualifying for the CIM designation, which provides access to numerous management networking opportunities, professional workshops, conferences, job opportunities and an invaluable connection to the local chapter in Manitoba.

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The Management and Administration program is accredited by CPHR Manitoba. CPHR Manitoba members earn CPHR Continued Professional Development hours for completing courses in this program. Documentation to confirm hours earned is provided by UM Extended Education upon successful completion of each course.

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Keep learning. Apply this certificate towards a Bachelor of Arts Integrated Studies degree.

Program courses

Determine the courses you will need to complete this program.

Required courses

Course number Course name Contact hours Term(s) offered
FINC 0200 Introductory Accounting for Business 36 contact hours Winter/Spring/Fall
FINC 0300 Financial Management 36 contact hours Spring/Fall
MGMT 0100 Canadian Business: An Introduction 36 contact hours Winter/Spring/Fall
MGMT 0110 Organizational Behaviour 36 contact hours Winter/Spring/Fall
MGMT 0120 Managerial Communication 36 contact hours Winter/Spring/Fall
MGMT 0130 Canadian Business Law 36 contact hours Spring/Fall
MGMT 0400 Strategic Analysis 36 contact hours Fall/Winter

Elective courses

Choose one.

Course number Course name Contact hours Term(s) offered
HRM 0100 Managing the Human Resource Function 36 contact hours Winter/Spring/Fall
MGMT 0140 Introduction to Marketing 36 contact hours Winter/Fall
MGMT 0190 Quality Assurance Planning 36 contact hours Winter/Spring/Fall
MGMT 0192 Quality Improvement: Principles and Procedures 36 contact hours Winter/Spring/Fall
MGMT 0270 Managing in the Utility Sector 36 contact hours TBA
MGMT 0150 Project Management 36 contact hours Winter

How to apply

Complete and submit your Application Form (PDF):

  • Save to your computer before filling out the form.
  • To register for individual courses, please visit Courses.

Learn more about the program

Paul Quaye
Management and Administration, Grad

Kim Van Kosh
Strategic Analysis, Instructor

Kevin Young

Insights from instructor, Kevin Young, MBA, CPHR

  • Management is dealing with people
    “Management is mostly about dealing with people. The communication, the thought processes all can be taught. An introvert can learn to modify their behavior. I was an introvert and I morphed into an extrovert. You can become better.”

  • You can increase your competitive advantage
    “A university credential and a professional designation are of value and certainly carry some weight as you explore your future career opportunities. You can definitely enhance or increase your competitive advantage.”

  • Learn new ways
    “I encourage students to break through traditions and status quo and learn new ways to think. The variables and possibilities are unlimited. Listen, explore, take new information and look at problems in new ways.”

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Extended Education
185 Extended Education Complex
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

Toll free: 1-888-216-7011 ext. 8800