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What will I learn?

Program Description

The Advanced Certificate in Management is designed for current managers, volunteers and other individuals who are interested in developing their leadership skills while they are working. To supplement existing education and work experience, the program addresses management concepts such as accounting, business law, entrepreneurship, human resource management, and project management. The curriculum is relevant across a wide variety of employment sectors, public, private, and non-profit.

All required courses are available both face-to-face and online. Not all elective courses are available online. Online study is available on a part-time basis only. Full-time study can be obtained through a combination of online and face-to-face courses.

Career Prospects

The objective of this program is to enhance skills and employment opportunities for graduates interested in advanced management positions. Relevant fields include childcare or resource program administration, educational administration, executive coaching, human resource management, municipal or provincial governance, natural resource management, and trades management.

Courses

ENGL 110 (Business Communications)

MGMT 104 (Fundamentals of Management)

MGMT 120 (Financial Accounting)

MGMT 204 (Human Resource Management)

MGMT 280 (Safety Management)

MGMT 301 (Management Skills for Supervisors)

MGMT 430 (Business Ethics and Social Responsibility)

MGMT 450 (Project Management)

Entrepreneurial focus: two of the following electives:

CPSC 101 (Introduction to Computing)

ECON 105 (Principles of Economics)

MGMT 107 (Introduction to Marketing)

MGMT 210 (Advertising and Promotion)

MGMT 219 (Entrepreneurship: Start up)

MGMT 228 (Business Law)

Managerial focus: two of the following electives:

CPSC 101 (Introduction to Computing)

FNST 102 (Treaties and Aboriginal Rights)

LAND 241 (Petroleum Fundamentals)

MGMT 221 (Managerial Accounting)

MGMT 228 (Business Law)

MGMT 302 (Business Sustainability and the Environment)

POLI 200 (Politics and Pipelines)

Non-Profit Managerial focus: two of the following electives:

CPSC 101 (Introduction to Computing)

FNST 100 (Aboriginal Peoples of Canada)

MGMT 107 (Introduction to Marketing)

MGMT 228 (Business Law)

MGMT 303 (Non-Profit Management)

PSYC 224 (Organizational Behaviour)

Which department am I in?

Northern Lights College

Study options

Full Time (30 weeks)

Tuition fees
CAD$3,442.50 (US$ 2,783) per year
CAN $3,442.5 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

4 January 2022, 2 May 2022

Venue

Northern Lights College

Dawson Creek Campus,

11401 - 8th Street,

DAWSON CREEK,

British Columbia (BC),

V1G 4G2, Canada

Full Time (30 weeks)

Tuition fees
CAD$3,442.50 (US$ 2,783) per year
CAN $3,442.5 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

4 January 2022, 2 May 2022

Venue

Fort St. John Campus

9820-120 Avenue,

FORT ST. JOHN,

British Columbia (BC),

V1J 6K1, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or Completion of standing equivalent to graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or Deficient in no more than two courses from a B.C. secondary school graduation, which, if available, must be completed while attending College, or For certain programs, acceptable by special arrangement in view of the applicant’s experience, maturity, or ability. International students must have documentation demonstrating the following Math Requirement: One of the following with a 'C' grade (60%) or higher: Pre-calculus 11, Principles of Mathematics 11, Foundations of Math 11, Math 040, or equivalent. Alternatively, readiness for MATH 050 as determined by the CCP Math appraisal.

For international students

  • Graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or
  • Completion of standing equivalent to graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or
  • Deficient in no more than two courses from a B.C. secondary school graduation, which, if available, must be completed while attending College, or
  • For certain programs, acceptable by special arrangement in view of the applicant’s experience, maturity, or ability.

International students and domestic students who received their secondary education in French or another language must show that they have met the NLC English requirement for baccalaureate-level programs specified above by demonstrating one of the following: • An IELTS result with an overall score of 6.0 or higher with no band less than 6.0. Students with a writing band of 6.0 are required to complete English 099 with a "B" grade or higher in their initial semester. Alternatively, NLC will accept a TOEFL iBT of 78, Canadian Academic English Assessment (CAEL) 60 overall band, Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment (CLBA) 8 in each section, Pearson Test of English (PTE) 57, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) 76, Cambridge-Michigan Language Assessment (CaMLA) 69 plus NLC's Writing Assessment.

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About Northern Lights College

With affordable courses and great work opportunities, Northern Lights College is a top choice for students to live and study in Canada.

  • Accredited Two-year diplomas and associate degrees
  • Affordable tuition fees – the lowest in British Columbia
  • Small class sizes with professors who know you by name
  • Amazing location – vibrant economy and welcoming community