Management Skills

Ontario College Certificate | Code: 1052

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About the program

Designed for individuals who are interested in developing the skills required for entry-level management positions, the core courses within the program cover the major functional areas common to most organizations. Emphasis will be placed on supervisory decision-making, cost effectiveness, human relations, team-building and leadership skills. Students will have an opportunity to specialize in a specific functional area through their choice of electives.

Program information

All courses must be completed within 6 years of acceptance into the program.

Admission requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older.

Note re: admission requirements

  • Students must be able to receive instruction, respond and research in the English language.

Admission procedures

  • Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form.
  • Attach proof of Admission Requirements.
  • Final selection is made following an assessment of the admission requirements.

Graduate opportunities

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Program outcomes

  • Describe what management is and what it means to be a manager.
  • Apply mathematical and accounting skills required to decision-making situations.
  • Analyze and interpret financial statements and based on the concepts and practices of cost accounting.
  • Apply the concepts of organizational behaviour and human relations to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Apply team-building and leadership skills techniques to establish effective working relationships.
  • Describe an effective quality assurance program and how ISO 9000 is integrated into a quality environment.
  • Apply project management techniques for the implementation of new or revised projects.
  • Apply supervisory practices to maintain an effective employment group.
  • Apply computing knowledge to facilitate the effective functioning of an organization.
  • Apply effective marketing techniques to improve the sales of the company's product or service.

Program related resources

Program contact

Continuing Education
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Winter Registration: Opens November 1, 2021
Spring Registration: Opens February 7, 2022