Community Investment Professional

Community Investment Professional Extension Certificate


Important Notice

Effective September 1, 2021, the Community Investment Professional Extension Certificate program will be suspended.
Current students will have the opportunity to complete the required courses from September 2021 until June 2022. After June 2022, these courses will no longer be scheduled. If you have any questions, please contact us at or 403.440.6861.

Community investment (CI) professionals help Canadian businesses have a positive social and environmental impact on society. They align a company's business goals with the needs, opportunities and aspirations of the communities in which it operates. A strong CI strategy will build and promote the company's brand, inspire employees and enhance the community.

This program is designed to prepare you to become informed CI practitioners who will be able to establish and manage CI strategies to complement business and community objectives and needs. This program introduces both industry standards and innovative approaches to CI.

The primary audience for this program is professionals working for large and medium-sized businesses who have responsibilities for enacting their company's philanthropy, corporate citizenship, community engagement or social responsibility activities. Others who may benefit from the program include nonprofit executives, grant-makers, fundraising professionals, and professionals working in employee engagement, marketing or sponsorship.

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Contact us

For information about this program:
403.440.6861 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

Customize this program for your organization through our Corporate Training unit.