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    • Certificate in Applied Management

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    Program length

    • 1 to 5 years

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    Program features

    • For Canadian citizens and permanent residents employed by our partners

  • Earn a certificate and keep learning

    A customized certificate program

    With Applied Management you can provide customized, professional development for your team members. With this program they will work on their management, team leadership, communications and industry skills as they earn a UM certificate.

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    Core courses and a variety of electives

    Students begin with an introduction to Canadian business management, principles of team leadership and communication in business. They will also complete additional courses of your choosing. From business methodology and skills to human resource management, leadership development and specialized topics in business and management, there are courses and the opportunity to develop courses just right for you.

Program details

This program is for Canadian residents. Information for international students who wish to study with us can be found at Intensive program packages.

Businesses and organizations work with us to create and offer their own Applied Management program. Your customized professional development begins with Applied Management’s three core courses. Next, you choose electives from our many options. You may also choose to develop a customized course or courses with us.

Program courses

Determine the courses you will need to complete this program.

Core courses

Course number Course name Contact hours
MGMT 0100 Canadian Business: An Introduction 36
LDRS 0540 The Art and Practice of Team Leadership 36
MGMT 0520 Excellence in Communication 36

Elective courses

Choose a minimum of 72 contact hours.

Business Methodology and Skills
Course number Course name Contact hours
BUAN 0100 Fundamentals of Business Analysis 36
MGMT 0150 Project Management 36
MGMT 0122 The Practice of Change Management 24
MGMT 0124 Managing Organizational Change 30
FINC 0200 Introductory Accounting for Business 36
Partner courses or workshops for current or aspiring managers
Human Resource Management and Leadership Development
Course number Course name Contact hours
HRM 0100 Managing the Human Resource Function 36
MGMT 0110 Organizational Behaviour 36
LDRS 0510 Learning for Leaders in the 21st Century: Developing Personal Leadership 36
EESS 0274 Bridging Cultures: Indigenous Ways of Knowing 12
Partner courses or workshops on employee management and leadership
Specialized Topics in Business and Management
Course number Course name Contact hours
MGMT 0190 Quality Assurance Planning 36
MGMT 0192 Quality Improvement: Principles and Procedures 36
BUAN 0920 Special Topics: Indigenous Business Perspectives and Practice 18
EEAS 0120 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 36
MGMT 0278 Business Disruptors: Current Issues 36
Partner courses or workshops on specialized workplace needs and priorities
Industry-Specific Training
Course number Course name Contact hours
COUN 0100 Foundations of Case Management 21
MGMT 0292 Building the Business Case for Advanced Manufacturing 36
MGMT 0976 Special Topics in Industry-Specific Training Up to 36
Partner courses or workshops supporting professional development in the given industry

Learn more

If you would like to find out how you can provide your employees with professional development in your own Applied Management program, contact us today.

Current partnerships

We are here to provide support for our current partners and for students continuing their studies in one of our current partnerships. Contact us.

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University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

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