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April 17, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Management and Leadership Certificate




Certificate Overview

Many professionals find themselves in leadership positions in their organizations with little or no management experience. This certificate is designed to provide a detailed overview of the knowledge and skills needed to be a successful, effective leader in any organization. Anyone wishing to prepare themselves for a leadership position will also find this certificate beneficial.

Four required workshops and two electives ensure participants gain a range of knowledge, with an emphasis on continuous learning, adaptation and creativity in problem solving and service development.

You do not have to be working toward the Management and Leadership certificate to take any of these courses.

 
Certificate Requirements

Required courses:

1.
Fundamentals of Management
2.
Resource Management and Development
3.
Human Resource Management
4.
Program Development and Project Management


 Plus a minimum of TWO elective courses:

1.
Managing Organizational Change
2.
Program Evaluation
3.
Clinical Supervision
4.
The Challenge of Marketing for Human Service and Nonprofit Organizations

 
Course Descriptions and Dates

You do not have to be working toward the Management and Leadership certificate to take any of these courses.

 Fundamentals of Management
    January 21, 22 and 23, 2014

 Resource Management and Development
    May 7, 8 and 9, 2014)

  Human Resource Management
    April 21, 22 and 23, 2014

  Program Development and Project Management
    April 9, 10 and 11, 2014

  Managing Organizational Change
    (Offered again in fall 2014)

  Program Evaluation
    October 30 and 31, 2013

  Clinical Supervision
    June 17 and 18, 2014

  The Challenge of Marketing for Human Service and Nonprofit Organizations
    March 19 and 20, 2014

 
Costs

The cost to complete the Management and Leadership certificate is $2,060. Click here to see if you are eligible for any of our discounts.

Three-day workshops: $375 *
Two-day workshops: $275

* The registration fee for the three-day Fundamentals of Management workshop is $385. The additional $10 covers the cost of a textbook.

 
Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take to complete this certificate?
You can complete this certificate in as little as one year or take up to seven years.

Are any of these workshops available online?
Not as this time.

Where are you located?
The Faculty of Social Work is at 120 Duke Street West in Kitchener.