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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 20004-0025026210 May 202114 Jun 202115 hrs$439.00
XMGD 20004-004Not offered this term
XMGD 20020-0025026425 May 202128 Jun 202115 hrs$439.00
XMGD 20017-0025026331 May 20215 Jul 202115 hrs$439.00
XMGD 20003-0025026125 May 202128-Jun-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.