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    • Certificate

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    Program length

    • 1.5 to 5 years

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    Program features

    • For Canadian citizens and permanent residents working for our partner
    • Part-time, in a cohort

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    Program fees

    • Total cost: $3,550 for required UM courses
    • Each course: $710
    Pricing subject to change without notice

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    Manage Manitoba

    In this unique program for the Government of Manitoba employees who are entering or currently fill mid-management roles as well as those who aspire to other leadership positions, you will cultivate and enhance your public sector management skills and gain valuable networking opportunities with others from many different provincial departments.

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    Learn to adapt

    Add management know-how to your technical skill. Learn to adapt to a dynamically changing environment, get an awareness of government budgetary processes and learn to analyze issues to develop alternatives and solutions.

Explore your career options with Public Sector Management

The knowledge and skills you acquire in this program could be valuable in the following careers. Explore these options. Learn which top skills are required, how many are currently employed, and what they are earning.

Program details

The Certificate in Public Sector Management (CPSM) is co-sponsored by the Government of Manitoba and is restricted to Government of Manitoba employees. Learn to integrate the important and current issues affecting all levels of government in Manitoba.

Credential: Earn a University of Manitoba Certificate in Public Sector Management.

Fees: $3,550 for required UM courses.
Pricing subject to change without notice.

Expected duration: 1.5 to 5 years

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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 0330 Public Finance and Budgeting 36 Fall
MGMT 0112 Organizational Behaviour for Public Sector Management 36 Summer
MGMT 0290 Politics and Public Policy 36 Summer
MGMT 0390 Current Issues in Public Sector Management 36 Fall
MGMT 0490 Case Studies in Public Sector Management 36 Winter

OSD Elective courses

Course name Contact Hours
Approved elective credit in workshops/seminars 36

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How to apply

You will be screened and accepted by the Civil Service Commission through the Government of Manitoba. If approved, you will attend the annual orientation and begin the program as a cohort.

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

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