Certificate in Effective Business Practices & Leadership Skills

Business Certificate

What you need to do to get into the program

1. Concurrent enrolment in one of the following programs:

  • Human Resource Management, Specialist (BBA);
  • Management, Specialist (BBA);
  • Management, Major (HBA or HBSc);
  • Commerce, Specialist (BCom);
  • Commerce: Accounting, Specialist (BCom);
  • Commerce: Finance, Specialist (BCom);
  • Commerce: Marketing, Specialist (BCom); or
  • Commerce, Major (HBA)

2. Meet the CGPA cutoff and have a minimum of 7.0 credits. Students must have a minimum CGPA of 2.5 but the CGPA varies from year to year based on the applicant pool.

3. Complete the following courses:

a. MGT231H5 – Business Finance I (previously MGT338H5); and
b. MGT262H5 – Psychology for Work

4. Complete at least 15 points prior to the admission deadline in the Professional Skills Development Program with mandatory attendance at all of the following sessions:

a. Career Investment Planning;
b. Excel Workshop;
c. Resume Critique; and
d. Mock/ Practice Interview

5. Submit an application to the Department of Management.

6. Participate in an enrolment interview.

*Limited spots are available.

*Although every effort is made to support students in securing a paid work placement, students must receive an offer of employment to complete the certificate. The Department of Management cannot guarantee that students will secure a paid work placement.‚Äč

Certificate Program Requirements

Successfully complete 

Second Year: MGT231H5, MGT262H5; 15 Professional Skills Development Program
points (must include Career Investment Planning Session, Momentum: Excel Workshop,
Resume Critique, and Mock Interview)

Third Year: MGT200H5; Workplace Preparation Workshop; Work-Integrated Learning
Experience (4-month placement in Summer term); online workplace modules 

Fourth Year: 0.5 credit from 400-level course list; MGT010H5 (NOTE: This is a zero-credit
course); report and poster presentation

400-level Course List: MGM464H5; MGT430H5, MGT433H5, MGT434H5,
MGT437H5, MGT455H5, MGT463H5, MGT491H5, MGT493H5, MGT494H5


Please note: this certificate must be completed concurrently with any Department of Management program and takes about 3 years to complete.