Non-Profit Management Certificate

Non-profit Management Extension Certificate


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Non-profit management is the strategic planning, co-ordination and implementation of non-profit initiatives including outreach campaigns, events, fundraising and public relations.

Nearly two million people work at more than 170,000 charities and non-profit organizations in Canada. Our Non-profit Management Certificate program has the up-to-date skills and knowledge needed to meet the unique challenges of this important sector.

Online courses led by experienced professionals give you a deep understanding of the non-profit sector. Develop relevant skills that you can apply right away to your workplace or volunteer role. Learn communication strategies for building successful partnerships and alliances.

Areas of focus include: leadership skills for non-profit managers, financial management skills, volunteer management, marketing, ethics, government relations, fundraising, legal requirements and board governance.

These flexible, focused courses are taught by non-profit professionals who work and teach in their fields of expertise. From developing a public relations plan to exploring risk management processes, target the practical skills and current content relevant to the goals you want to achieve.



  • Earn a recognized credential to enhance your career prospects   
  • Develop your personal and professional skills
  • Learn from experienced industry professionals
  • Demonstrate workplace competencies to potential employers
  • Complete through online delivery, open to anyone, anywhere

Program format

  • Format: Online | Learn more

  • Duration: Complete the 8 required courses plus 2 optional courses (150 hours). Can be completed within 1 year up to a maximum of 3 years.

Contact us

For information about these programs:
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.