Applied management
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    • Certificate

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    Program length

    • 1 to 6 years

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    Program features

    • For Canadian citizens, permanent residents

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    Program fees

    • Total cost: $2,130 for required courses, plus electives and $100 non-refundable application fee
    • Up to $710 per elective
    Pricing subject to change without notice

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    Customized professional development

    Think of Applied Management as your customized professional development. With this program, you will work on your management, team leadership, communications and industry skills to earn your UM certificate. You will begin with the core courses including an introduction to Canadian business management, principles of team leadership and communication in business. Next, you will select the combination of elective courses to meet your individual needs or the needs of your organization. Elective course topics range from business methodology and skills to human resource management, leadership development, and specialized topics in business and management.


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    A variety of electives

    If you are employed by one of our partner organizations, your electives may already be packaged for you. Or, you will work with your sponsor to choose the most appropriate elective courses from our selection. Electives may include professional development offerings with your organization or customized courses created for your organization.
    If you are not employed by one of our partner organizations, you will choose your options based on your own career plans and goals. We have many elective course options to choose from.



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Program details

This program is for Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Information for international students who wish to study with us can be found at Intensive Program Packages.

Credential: Earn a University of Manitoba Certificate in Applied Management.

Fees: $2,130 for required courses, plus $100 non-refundable application fee and up to $710 per elective.
Pricing subject to change without notice.

Expected duration: 1 to 6 years, part-time

Admission requirements: Grade 12 diploma or equivalent, or mature student status.  If primary language is not English, proof of English proficiency is required.
Learners with 1 (one) or more years of university courses outside of the University of Manitoba must provide an official transcript.

Program objectives

The objectives of the program are to:

  • provide an introduction to contemporary business management in the Canadian context
  • provide advanced introductions to principles of team leadership and communications within a business context 
  • provide professional development in additional general, specialized, and/or industry-specific topics in business and management, according to participant and partner needs

Program courses

Determine the courses you will need to complete this program.

Core courses

These three courses are required.

Course number Course name Contact hours Term(s) offered
MGMT 0100 Canadian Business: An Introduction 36 Fall, Winter, Summer
LDRS 0540 The Art and Practice of Team Leadership 36 Fall, Winter
MGMT 0520 Excellence in Communication 36 Winter, Summer

Elective courses

Choose a minimum of 72 contact hours from one or more of the categories below. If you are employed by a partner organization, your employer will provide you with the list of electives for your organization’s customized CAM.

Business Methodology and Skills

Course number Course name Contact hours Term(s) offered
BUAN 0100 Business Analysis Fundamentals 36 Contact us
MGMT 0150 Project Management 36 Winter
MGMT 0122 The Practice of Change Management 24 Winter
MGMT 0124 Managing Organizational Change 30 Fall
FINC 0200 Introductory Accounting for Business 36 Fall, Winter, Summer
Partner courses or workshops for current or aspiring managers

Human Resource Management and Leadership Development

Course number Course name Contact hours Term(s) offered
HRM 0100 Managing the Human Resource Function 36 Fall, Winter, Summer
MGMT 0110 Organizational Behaviour 36 Fall, Winter, Summer
LDRS 0510 Learning for Leaders in the 21st Century: Developing Personal Leadership 36 Winter
Partner courses or workshops on employee management and leadership

Specialized Topics in Business and Management

Course number Course name Contact hours Term(s) offered
MGMT 0190 Quality Assurance Planning 36 Fall, Winter, Summer
MGMT 0192 Quality Improvement: Principles and Procedures 36 Fall, Winter, Summer
BUAN 0920 Special Topics: Indigenous Business Perspectives and Practice 18 Contact us
EEAS 0120 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 36 Winter
MGMT 0278 Business Disruptors: Current Issues 36 Fall
Partner courses or workshops on specialized workplace needs and priorities

Industry-Specific Training

Course number Course name Contact hours Term(s) offered
COUN 0110 Foundations of Case Management 21 Summer
MGMT 0292 Building the Business Case for Advanced Manufacturing 36 Summer
Partner courses or workshops supporting professional development in the given industry

Register for courses

You can register for courses before applying to this program. Please visit courses.

How to apply

Complete your application online:

  • Sign in or create an account in our registration system. 
  • Choose Apply to a Program in the left menu. 
  • Select your program and pay your application fee to complete your application.

You must be admitted to a program in order to graduate with your credential.

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