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Pillars of Management

About this Certificate of Completion

Acquire essential management skills in four main areas of management with the Pillars of Management Certificate of Completion: communications, human resources, financial/operational and leadership.

The Pillars of Management program is offered in collaboration with Mount Royal University.

Required courses:

  • XMGD 20004 – Effective Workplace Communication
    • Strong communication skills are crucial for outstanding performance and career advancement. People are not born with effective communication skills; they must be learned. Discover practical techniques for improving communication skills, including communicating more clearly, active listening, non-verbal communication and electronic communication.
  • XMGD 20020 – Human Resource Basics
    • Gain a fundamental overview of human resources management. Acquire an appreciation and basic comprehension of legislation affecting employees, knowledge regarding the recruitment/selection process, training and development, and managing day-to-day performance.
  • XMGD 20017 – Understanding Leadership
    • Learn how to become an outstanding leader as you explore the concept of leadership and identify leadership functions and roles. Participate in hands-on activities that help you understand what effective leadership entails. Discover the difference between leadership and management and be able to apply theoretical concepts to your job the very next day.
  • XMGD 20003 – Understanding and Using Financial Information
    • Cut through the fog of accounting jargon, and contribute and manage finances more effectively. Discover how to interpret, evaluate and analyze financial statements. Using ratio analysis, assess the performance of a business from the balance sheet, income statement and other financial information.

Program Hours: 60

Course Schedule

Subject CodeCourse Reference NumberStart DateEnd DateCourse HoursCourse Fees
(Plus GST)
XMGD 20004-0029037127 Sept 202125 Oct 202115 hrs$439.00
XMGD 20004-0049037215 Nov 202113 Dec 202115 hrs$439.00
XMGD 20020-0029037018 Oct 202115 Nov 202115 hrs$439.00
XMGD 20017-002903698 Nov 20216 Dec 202115 hrs$439.00
XMGD 20003-0019037320 Sept 202118 Oct 202115 hrs$439.00

Register today!

Step 1: Select the Course Reference Number above.
Step 2: You will be directed to a page to register as a student with CUE’s Office of Extension & Culture.
Step 3: Upon submission, you will then register with Mount Royal University and proceed to booking your courses.

Questions? Email us at extension@concordia.ab.ca