Management, Professional Seminars

Professional Management Seminar Series Certificate of Completion

One-Day Seminars - Classroom

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These one-day seminars help you polish your management skills with essential strategies and personal assessment tools. Design your own learning experience.


  • Learn management best practices in a variety of subjects
  • Develop or strengthen your knowledge of leadership skills
  • Build your soft skills as a leader, manager or supervisor

Program Format

  • Complete your choice of 6 courses (42 hours)
  • You may take individual seminars
  • Can be completed within 1 semester up to a maximum of 2 years

Students must provide CE Registration with a current and valid email address. When registered , students will receive a welcome/orientation message by email. Course materials will be available through blackboard prior to course start date. 


Required Courses

Choose 6 seminars to earn your certificate or take individual seminars of interest.

The Art of Leadership
Be introduced to practical leadership tools and strategies for success, including delegation, motivation, coaching and feedback.

Subject code: XMGD 30012 7 Hours. Fee: $219   Not offered this semester

Leading with Emotional Intelligence
Succeed professionally by grasping the essential concepts of emotional intelligence and utilizing them to form powerful, healthy relationships. Learn to communicate clearly and effectively, solve problems, make thoughtful decisions, and earn others’ trust and respect.

Subject code: XMGD 30011 7 Hours. Fee: $219  Not offered this semester

Supervisory Excellence
Acquire tools and strategies to lead as an effective supervisor. Explore fundamental concepts and develop skills for creating a positive work environment, productive teams and motivated employees.

Subject code: XMGD 30010 7 Hours. Fee: $219   Not offered this semester

Performance Management
Through the process of performance management, organizations are able to align individual and business goals. Explore the three key components of effective performance management: plan, perform and review.

Subject code: XMGD 30005 7 Hours. Fee: $219  Not offered this semester

Project Management Basics
Learn the basic terminology of project management, including the five key areas of expertise: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing.

Subject code: XPRM 30016 7.5 Hours. Fee: $249 +GST  Not offered this semester

 Motivating Your Team
Identify ways to motivate and develop employees and recognize factors that impact their performance. Develop guidelines to create a motivating work environment for different types of employees.

Subject code: XMGD 30008 7 Hours. Fee: $219  Not offered this semester

Effective Interpersonal Communication
Workplace and business communication can be challenging. Be introduced to personal assessment tools and strategies to improve interpersonal effectiveness, facilitate team work, enhance productivity and foster win/win communication.

Subject code: XMGD 30006 7 Hours. Fee: $219 Not offered this semester

Managing Difficult Conversations
Interpersonal challenges and tension are a common part of life and work. Learn and practice strategies to face and manage difficult conversations.

Subject code: XMGD 30004 7 Hours. Fee: $219  Not offered this semester

Conflict Management
Gain an overview of conflict management principles and best practices. Learn to assess and manage your own response and approach to conflict in the workplace.

Subject code: XMGD 30003 7 Hours. Fee: $219  
CRN 304531 classApr. 298:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.Sat.

Workplace Presentation Skills
For most people, delivering a presentation is nerve-racking. Acquire tools and techniques to increase your comfort and effectiveness in giving presentations.

Subject code: XMGD 30002 7 Hours. Fee: $219  
CRN 305411 classApr. 218:30 a.m.-4:30p.m.Fri.

Writing in the Workplace
Effective business writing has high impact on your professional success. Learn to write well for business including effective letters, reports and presentations as well as e-mails, web content and blogs. Subject code: XMGD 30001. 7 Hours

Subject code: XMGD 30001 7 Hours. Fee: $219  
CRN 304521 classApr. 228:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.Sat.

Building Customer Relations
Acquire the steps and strategies you require to provide customer service excellence. Discover what your customers want and need from you, and take action to ensure these needs are met. Explore methods for dealing with challenging customers while maintaining composure.

Subject code: XMGD 30007 7 Hours. Fee: $219  
CRN 304551 classApr. 88:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.Sat.

Transitioning from Worker to Leader
The first step in being an effective leader is to be consciously aware of the kind of leader you want to be to ensure your actions are consistent with your vision. Moving into a new leadership role can be both exhilarating and a little overwhelming. Understand the essential tools and techniques of leadership and manage your transition from worker to leader.

Subject code: XMGD  30009 7 Hours. Fee: $219  Not offered this semester

Increasing Your Influence
Gain valuable insight into what it takes to be a valued team member in today's workplace. This course provides useful techniques for managing situations where you have ample responsibility yet may not have the authority over others to make things happen. Deepen your understanding of how leaders and followers are interconnected in a team environment.

Subject code: XMGD 20031 7.5 Hours. Fee: $219  
CRN 304571 classMar. 258:30 a.m.-5 p.m.Sat.


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403.440.6013 or toll-free 1.888.392.3655
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

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