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College of Extended Learning

Applied Management Skills

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Management ADM 1195 Three (3) credit hours

This course is designed to help students develop behavioural self-management skills in the form of personal and interpersonal skills deemed critical to managerial and personal success. The focus will be on enhancing student ability in key skill areas such as: development of self-awareness, coping with stress, creative problem-solving, supportive communication, and influencing and motivating others.

Because this is an open entry course, you have some freedom to set your own pace for the reading of materials and preparation of assignments; however, in order to ensure sufficient time for necessary developmental feedback, the minimum required time to complete the course is 10 weeks. 

Instructor: Lynn Haley (please contact the instructor to request an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None.

Why take this course?

The main purpose of this course is to provide students with a foundation of essential skills for managing and interacting with others in an organizational setting by first learning the fundamentals of behavioural self-management as it relates to one’s own personal context. To support this objective, this course follows a skills-based approach designed to help you:

  • Gain increased self-awareness of your emotional intelligence, personal values, cognitive style, orientation toward change, and core personality; and, gain an increased understanding of how these influence your personal and interpersonal behaviours.
  • Gain behavioural skills which will enable you to act strategically, stay clear-headed in times of stress, and make sound decisions in relation to yourself and your interactions with others in all aspects of life.
  • Gain experience in designing and implementing a personal skills development and self-management plan to support current and/or future personal/professional growth and learning goals.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 2 x Reflection Papers (20%)
  • 6 x Journal Assignments (60%)
  • 1 x Personal Skills Application Plan and Evaluation (20%)

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.