Excellence in the management of organizations has always been a prerequisite for attaining high levels of organizational performance. In today’s global market, organizations are compelled to seek only the most skilled management as they face issues of change and a dynamic external environment.

Management skills tend to be transferrable between industries and fields. But what do professionals need to be successful managers in Canada?

  • Strong communication skills
  • Competence in all functional areas
  • Leadership skills
  • An understanding of change and change tactics
  • Industry experience
  • Knowledge and insight into Canadian business and culture

Sample courses

Course offerings depend on the instructor and room/resource availability. Here is a sampling of the kind of Management courses you may take as part of the customized plan.

  • ADMS 3351 Operations Management
  • ADMS 3353 Project Management
  • ADMS 3920 New Venture and Small Business Management
  • ADMS 3960 International Business
  • ADMS 4225 Retailing Management
  • ADMS 4495 Managing Effective Groups and Teams
  • ADMS 4900 Management Policy I (strategy)
  • ADMS 4910 Management Policy II
  • ADMS 4940 Technology Management

Related professional bodies and associations

Internationally educated professionals interested in pursuing one of the following designations will need to be assessed by each individual association to determine the necessary course work, professional examinations and work experience required to become a member.

You may also find the following external associations and organizations helpful in terms of networking and skill-building.

There are many associations and organizations that are relevant to one interested in a
career in management. These include:

There are also associations and organizations that cater to the specific needs of certain
ethnic communities, including, as examples:

Careers and career transitioning

Sample jobs you may qualify for upon completion of the program include:

  • Product Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Retail/Store/Branch Manager
  • Hospitality Management
  • Sales Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Vice-President
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • President
  • Owner/Manager
  • Management Trainee