Masters Certificate in Management

Your Path to Mastering Management.

This unique 10-day program is designed to give managers a competitive edge and high-level understanding of functional business areas. Gain valuable insights into the role and expectations of management in today’s economy, and leverage the expertise of our industry-savvy instructors in a limited-size classroom.

Masters Certificate in Management

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Fees: $8,950
Length: 10 days of study over 2 months
Next Session: October 3, 2024 to
December 12, 2024

Masters Certificate in Management

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Ultimate Manager Bootcamp

New and less experienced managers are often given high-level tasks with little to no onboarding. In this 10-day program, Schulich ExecEd’s veteran instructors deliver expert perspectives on what managers need to know today.

Navigate the fundamentals of business management and the formal processes of core management skills, including marketing, business planning, financial management, and performance evaluation. Lead your team to success with proven training theories that have stood the test of time.

For mid-career and senior leaders who already know the gains and pains of managing teams, this program offers fresh perspectives from top instructors on the kinds of dynamic leadership that propel today’s intricate work environments.

Develop a keen sense of your leadership influence and empower the team through organizational changes, big and small. Understand the different motivations and engagement styles of your staff to achieve long-lasting team synergy.

This Masters Certificate comprises two stand-alone five-day programs, which can also be taken separately: Management 1:The New Managers Course and Management 2: The Advanced Managers Course. Take the full Masters Certificate for a comprehensive understanding of management essentials and best practices.


Supplement In-Class Instruction

To supplement in-class instruction, participants will apply program learnings and insights to coursework and readings outside the classroom.
DISCLAIMER: Schulich ExecEd requires a non-refundable deposit from all students as part of the enrolment process. Domestic students are required to submit a $1,000 deposit, while international students are required to submit a 50% deposit. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our advisors for assistance.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Motivational Leadership
Decision Making
Team Building
Change Management
Cultural Awareness
Planning and Implementation

6 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This program packs rich learnings into 10 days of accelerated study so you can get back to leading in no time.

Discover Your Management Style

Get a personalized Leadership Assessment of your ideal leadership style, then crash test it in real-world situations.

Unlock Dynamic Leadership

Learn your optimal coaching methods with Dynamic Influencing Behaviours© and expand your leadership acumen.

Learn from the Pros

Train with top-rated Schulich instructors that are consistently ranked among the world’s best.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures and lead their teams to new heights.

Build a Meaningful Network

Network with other professionals across multiple industries and develop meaningful connections.

Who Will Benefit

Aspiring Leaders

Whether you’re new to management or moving into a new area of business, you’ll get a head start with relevant skills you can put to work right away.

Mid-Career Leaders

Managers with less than five years experience looking to receive formal management training and perform their roles better than ever.

Senior Leaders

Supercharge your management skills for immediate impact and connect with other leaders to learn from their experiences.

What Difference Will You Make?

I was asked to enter a management position and until the first day of this course, I had the attitude, 'I can't do this.' I have graduated and I am leaving with, 'I CAN do this.'"

- A. Chiodo Manager of Specimen Handling, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

"Management 2 was exactly the program I needed to provide excellent direction and clear pathways to helping deliver excellence in our corporate culture and workplace."

- P. Ogilvie CEO, TradeTown Canada

The foundations of this program have lead me to a better level of knowledge and understanding to help move the organization forward by developing my own team.

- R. Maarse Packaging Manager Sleeman Breweries Ltd.

“I learned that my management style was and CAN be many styles, and is dependant on the person, the situation, the experience, etc. This was eye opening for me.”

- E. Dumanski Environment, Health & Safety Manager, LIfeLabs

"This is an excellent program presented by skilled, knowledgeable facilitators who deliver high-quality, relevant, up-to-date information. A fantastic program for new and experienced managers than can fast-track info in 5 days."

- J. Britt Operations Manager, Naylor Building Partnerships

“It was an interesting opportunity to learn new things related to management with a group of people from different industries – but with common challenges.”

- K. Morris Manager, Group Life and Disability, OTIP

Program Overview

  • Take this module alone or as part of the full Masters Certificate in Management program.


    Module 1: The New Manager Roadmap

    This first module is an introduction to what it is to become a manager. It will address how different (and sometimes difficult) it is to shift from a specialist to a manager’s state of mind. Explore your level of readiness as well as the implications of that readiness for you, your team and your company.


    Module 2: Organizational Strategy and Collaboration

    A new manager should look at the big picture of their organization while still recognizing the smaller components that make the picture what it is. In this module, gain the tools to analyze your environment and determine where your department goals fit into the organization’s overall strategy–the big picture. Finally, learn to identify where collaboration with other departments is needed and how to facilitate that collaboration.


    Module 3: Critical and Innovative Management

    Gain the tools to be a creative and innovative manager who contributes to your organization’s growth and development. Dive into key critical thinking topics like data literacy and evidence-based decision-making. Finish the module by exploring creative self-awareness and brainstorming techniques.


    Module 4: Performance Management

    This module covers the main aspects of managing team and individual performance. Start by setting SMART goals for your team members and communicating, then move on to the key aspects of task and project delegation. To end the module, estimate the right level of delegation, enabling growth and giving and receiving feedback.


    Module 5: Financial Management

    The final module is designed to strengthen your grasp of the key financial planning and reporting processes. Learn to maintain financial responsibility for the profitability and cost control of the business unit(s) you are responsible for. Tie up the program by mastering budgeting procedures for management success.

  • Take this module alone or as part of the full Masters Certificate in Management program.


    Module 1: From Manager to Leader

    Kickstart the program with an exploration of diverse leadership styles, identify your own and assess their impact on teams. Subsequently, participants delve into crucial aspects of emotional intelligence and empathy, essential components for elevating people managers into leaders capable of inspiring and engaging their teams.


    The day concludes with a focus on time and priority management, addressing critical skills that even seasoned leaders may find challenging.


    Module 2: Leading a High-Performing Team

    Building on the foundational insights gained on the first day, the second module explores strategies for cultivating trust through the demonstration of ability, reliability, and consistency.

    The module will further guide you in adapting emotional responses during challenging situations, effectively managing and resolving conflicts within teams, and strategically setting aligned goals to foster the development of a high-performing team.


    Module 3: Building an Effective Team

    In this third module, shift your focus towards the strategic development of your teams, emphasizing talent acquisition, retention, and the nurturing of professional growth. Explore the concept of a learning culture and its pivotal role in enhancing team dynamics for improved business outcomes.


    End the module by gaining actionable insights to foster a dynamic and resilient team environment, diving into key topics like support mechanisms, future skills planning and achievement formulation.


    Module 4: Leading Through Change

    Equip yourself with essential tools to proactively drive organizational change while cultivating resilience and adaptability in the face of the unchangeable. This module navigates through critical topics, including organizational change and continuous improvement, providing insights into effective change management strategies.


    Explore the art of influencing and persuading, alongside building personal and team resilience, empowering them to navigate the complexities of change with confidence and effectiveness.


    Module 5: Sparking the Change

    In this culminating module, immerse yourself in the indispensable skills of navigating ambiguity, fostering adaptability, and cultivating resilience. The module is designed to empower individuals to champion and drive change effectively.

    Engage transformative topics, including the development of a growth mindset for innovation, the art of making evidence-based strategic decisions, leadership in the context of an ever-changing world, and the strategic skill of upward management.

  • Fall 2024 Dates Time
    Management 1: The New Managers Course 10/3/2024 - 10/17/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Management 2: The Advanced Managers Course 11/28/2024 - 12/12/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Beppino Pasquali,

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Haniyeh Yousofpour,
PhD, MBA, PMP, PE Certified

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Lee-Anne McAlear,

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Sanjay J. Dhebar,

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Stephen Friedman,
MA Psych

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What You Get

After completing the Masters Certificate in Management, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Masters Certificate

Awarded when a series of more extensive programs are completed and a greater skill set achieved.

Pre-Approved HRPA Hours

70 HRPA-CPD Hours

This program has been approved for CPD hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at

PMI Credits


Successful completion of this program will earn PMI® Members, in good standing, Education PDU's in alignment with the PMI Talent Triangle. If this applies to you, you will receive a PDU Claim Code at the conclusion of your program. For more information on how to earn your PDU's, we recommend logging into your Continuing Certification Renewal System (CCRS) to report PDU's and view your certification records. Following this, if you require additional assistance, please contact PMI Support directly.

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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