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Management Development Program

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Take your career to the next level

Whether you want to move into a management position or upgrade your management skills, this program is for you. For the past 30 years, we have trained managers to become more effective and knowledgeable. We are constantly adapting our program to meet the needs of business professionals like you.

You may also be eligible for up to six university credit hours upon successful completion of this program. A university degree or diploma is not required for this program.

Program details

Dates: Nov. 19, 2020 to May 20, 2021
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Atlantic)
Location: Virtual delivery*
Fee: $4425* (no HST) $4065 (no HST)
Employees can pay for the program or their employer can sponsor them.

*For our Winter/Spring 2021 programs and courses, we will be adhering to the Government of New Brunswick and UNB guidelines regarding in-person versus virtual delivery.

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In only 17 weekday sessions you will learn relevant skills that address today’s business issues – skills that you can apply in the workplace immediately, including:

  • Teambuilding and leadership
  • Networking and communication
  • Managing change and conflict
  • Managing finances and projects
  • Strategic planning

At the end of the eight-month program, your Certificate of Proficiency will show your employer that you have mastered the skills of effective management.

Employer benefits

  • Cost-savings due to improved management techniques and processes
  • Leaders who boost productivity and motivate employees
  • Engaged, pro-active managers committed to professional development
  • Recognition as employers who value their managers and employees

Who should attend?

The program is designed for up and coming managers who want to build a solid foundation of management skills, processes, and techniques; supervisors who want to become managers; technical professionals who want to move into a management position; and, experienced managers who want to move up to a more senior position.

Program topics

The Management Development Program includes all of the topics below.

Understanding Personalities Communication & Insights™ Nov. 19, 2020
Communication Nov. 20, 2020
Team Building Nov. 24, 2020
Organizational Behaviour Dec. 8, 2020
Change Management Dec. 9, 2020
Human Resources Management Jan. 19, 2021
Performance Management Systems Jan. 20, 2021
Diversity in the Workplace Feb. 9, 2021 (AM)
Employment Law Feb. 10, 2021 (AM)
Financial Management March 23, 2021
Strategic Planning April 8-9, 2021
Creating Healthy & Effective Workplace Cultures April 20, 2021
Project Management May 4, 2021
Conflict Management May 5, 2021
Manager as Innovator May 18, 2021
Quality Management May 19-20, 2021

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