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Management Development Program

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Take your career to the next level

New cohort running January to November 2023—sign up today before it sells out!

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 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: Jan. 19, 2023 to Nov. 8, 2023 (no classes in July & August)
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Atlantic)
Location: Virtual delivery
Fee: $4425 (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 Jan. 19-20, 2023
Team Building Jan. 31, 2023
Organizational Behaviour Feb. 22, 2023
Change Management Feb. 23, 2023
Employment Law April 12, 2023 (AM)
Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace April 17, 2023 (AM)
Financial Management June 2, 2023
Project Management June 20, 2023
Human Resources Management Sept. 13, 2023
Performance Management Systems Sept. 14, 2023
Manager as Innovator Sept. 26, 2023
Quality Management Sept. 27-28, 2023
Conflict Management Oct. 11, 2023
Creating Healthy and Effective Workplace Cultures Oct. 23, 2023
Strategic Planning Nov. 7-8, 2023

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