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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 can take the Management Development Program (MDP) in its entirety or you can choose to register for individual courses. To learn more about individual courses, please see our list of program modules.

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.

Employee benefits

In only 17.5 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.


Dates: Nov. 1, 2023 to May 30, 2024
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Atlantic)
Location: Virtual delivery
Fee: $4646 (no HST)

NOTE: Employees can pay for the program or their employer can sponsor them.

Register now!


The Management Development Program includes 16 modules. Several of these modules can now be taken individually. Click the linked module name to be taken to its individual webpage.

Understanding Personalities Using Insights™ & Communication Nov. 1-2, 2023
Team Building Nov. 22, 2023
Organizational Behaviour Dec. 6, 2023
Change Management Dec. 7, 2023
Human Resources Management Jan. 24, 2024
Performance Management Systems Jan. 25, 2024
Employment Law Feb. 8, 2024
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace March 21, 2024 (AM)
Strategic Planning April 3-4, 2024 
Creating Healthy and Effective Workplace Cultures April 16, 2024
Financial Management April 17, 2024
Conflict Management April 30, 2024
Project Management May 14, 2024
Manager as Innovator May 28, 2024
Quality Management May 29-30, 2024

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