Management and Administration

Manage Higher Expectations

Put the next level of your professional growth in reach with a Certificate in Management and Administration (CIMA). By learning new skills and adopting greater knowledge, you’ll be poised to step up and fill emerging leadership opportunities – backed by a respected educational background and designation that is recognized across industries.

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Program Description

Whether you work in the public or private sector, the program will help you develop your managerial knowledge and skills through a coordinated, intensive management development program.

The program is offered in co-operation with the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM). With over 700 members, the Winnipeg Chapter of the CIM is the largest in Canada.

Credential Awarded

Certificate in Management and Administration (CIMA)

 

Opportunities

Upon graduation, you will have a broader knowledge base, be more effective in managing human and physical resources and qualify to apply for the nationally recognized management designation C.I.M. (“Certified in Management”) from the Canadian Institute of Management. Currently, alumni can be found at all levels of the business community, including company presidents. Enthusiastic responses from service, technical, quality control, design engineering, industrial sales, marketing, financial, and production planning organizations further confirm the high calibre of CIMA graduates.

Program Length

4 years (part time-evening), can be fast tracked for earlier completion. You have a maximum of seven years from date of admission to complete the program. 7 required courses, 1 elective course

Delivery Methods

Classroom or Online

Certification/Graduation

If you hope to attain CIM credit, then you must achieve a minimum grade of “C” (60%) in each required and elective course. In order to be eligible to graduate, you must submit the Application for Graduation. Upon graduation, you will also qualify for the Certified in Management (CIM) designation awarded by the Canadian Institute of Management.

Institute Awards

The Canadian Institute of Management recognizes excellence in the program by awarding Honours standing to those graduates achieving a program grade point average of 4.0 or higher. The Winnipeg Chapter’s Outstanding Academic Performance Award recognizes the top three graduates with a Gold, Silver or Bronze Award. Please note that students with more than three course exemptions are not eligible for awards or Honours standing.

Fees

$100 application for applying to the program.

  • Typical Course Fee (Tuition) Classroom $525/per course. Online $525/per course CIM Annual Membership Fee
  • Annual: $210.00 + $10.50 GST = $220.50
  • Prorated Winter Term Registration only Membership fee: $105.00 + $5.25 GST = $110.25

In order to have courses applied towards the Certificate in Management the yearly membership must be submitted along with the course registration Note: The membership portion of the course fee is non-refundable and membership continues for the remainder of the year. Student information will be forwarded to the Canadian Institute of Management for inclusion in the CIM membership roster. Membership fees must be submitted upon registration each year to have courses applied towards the CIM program.

CIM membership Benefits

  • Build career excellence with transferable knowledge, skills and competencies
  • Provide a general management specific education and designation
  • Participation in social activities and networking opportunities
  • Increase your employment potential with enhanced management skills
  • Opportunities for life-long learning
  • Members of Canadian Institute of Management (CIM) are affiliated members of The Chartered Management Institute (UK)
  • Members of the CIM have access to management direct, an extensive online knowledge resource packed with management best practices content.

Transfer Credit

Do I have options to continue my education once I complete the CIM program?

Yes! A degree is closer than you think! Once you complete the CIMA program with Continuing Education, you can block transfer up to 24 credits of the 90 you will need to graduate from the Bachelor of Arts Integrated Studies (BAIS). This new 90 credit hour degree program is offered by the Faculty of Arts. It was developed, in collaboration with Extended Education, for working adults who have completed some post-secondary education and would like to complete an undergraduate degree. If you’re a mid-career adult who never had the chance to start a university degree or to finish one, then the Bachelor of Arts Integrated Studies is for you. Now it’s possible for you to earn an undergraduate degree – the credential that more and more employers require in the workplace. If you want to advance within your profession, make a career change or are interested in a professional or personal challenge, this program is a perfect place to start. And you can do it all while still working full-time. You’ll engage in exciting new learning and the intellectual challenges that lead to professional and personal growth. Bachelor of Arts Integrated Studies – a degree that gives you choices:

  • Complete a university degree part-time while working full-time.
  • Get credit for U of M certificates and degree courses you’ve already completed.
  • Focus on what’s relevant to your professional and personal interests.
  • Choose from convenient course delivery formats (e.g. face-to-face, blended, online).
  • Select courses from flexible schedules that suit working adults.

With this degree you will be able to:

  • Increase your earning potential and opportunities for advancement.
  • Demonstrate to employers that you have both the practical skills and the knowledge to contribute in the workplace.*
  • Focus on a university degree that reflects your interests and goals.
  • Improve your communication skills through the liberal arts.
  • Develop and enhance your leadership skills.
  • Challenge yourself intellectually, professionally and personally.

Courses

Required Courses

  • MGMT 1030 – Canadian Business Law
  • MGMT 0100 – Canadian Business: An Introduction
  • FINC 0300 – Financial Management
  • FINC 0200 – Introductory Accounting for Business
  • MGMT 0120 – Managerial Communication
  • MGMT 0110 – Organizational Behaviour
  • MGMT 0400 – Strategic Analysis

Elective Courses (choose 1 of these)

  • HRM 0200 – Employee Relations
  • MGMT 0140 – Introduction to Marketing
  • LDRS 0150 – Leadership: Concept, Principles and Application
  • MGMT 0270 – Managing in the Utility Sector
  • HRM 0100 – Managing the Human Resource Function
  • MGMT 0190 – Quality Assurance Planning
  • MGMT 0192 – Quality Improvement: Principles and Procedures

Optional

  • FINC 0802 – Financial Management Tutorial

FAQs

What is Online Learning?

Online learning is how we offer the course content. The where and when and is completely up to you. You’re free to decide the way that you’d like to integrate the classroom into your life, whether you’d like to do the course work on lunch breaks, in bed, or on a picnic table on a leisurely Saturday afternoon. Simply download the course modules, and learn at your own pace. Remember, instructors are still available to help when you need it.

Online courses are delivered through UofM’s online learning management system UM Learn.

How long does it take to complete the program?

4 years (part time-evening), can be fast tracked for earlier completion. Students have 7 years maximum from date of admission to complete the program. 7 required courses, 1 elective course

Do I have to take the courses in a specific order?

FINC 0200 is a prerequisite to FINC0300 and MGMT 0400 is taken as the last course in the program.

Can I just enroll in a single course if I'm not interested in the entire program?

Yes, you can enroll in just a single course. Completed courses can later be applied towards a Certificate.

Apply to the Program


1. Fill Out an Application Form

Download and submit a completed Program Application Form.

Program Application Form (PDF)

2. Gather Your Transcripts

Submit transcripts of the highest level of education you have completed. Student copies or photocopies are not acceptable. Transcripts become the property of University of Manitoba and will not be returned.

Submit any other required supporting documents (e.g., letters of reference, letter of intent).

3. Submit Your Documents

Submit completed application form and transcripts to:

Student and Instructor Services

185 Extended Education Complex University of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2 or by email: extended@umanitoba.ca

Final official transcripts from any university or college attended other than University of Manitoba are required. Student copies or photocopies are not acceptable. Transcripts become the property of University of Manitoba and will not be returned.

Submit any other required supporting documents (e.g., letters of reference, letter of intent).

4. Register for Your Courses

You can register for courses either online or by email, mail, in person or fax.

Register by email, mail, in person or fax

Download and submit a completed Course Registration Form

Course Registration Form (PDF)
 

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Register by email, mail, in person or fax

1. Download and fill out Course Registration Form (PDF)
2. Send your completed form by email, mail, in person or fax to:

Extended Education

185 Extended Education Complex
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB Canada R3T 2N2
Phone: +1 204 474-8800
Toll Free: 1 888 216-7011
Fax: +1 204 474-7661
Email: extended@umanitoba.ca

“Having the University of Manitoba offer the CIM program via online delivery has been essential in creating a healthy balance between my work life and family life.”

Joel Billing, ACRML

Manager of Personal Lending, Access Credit Union Limited

Earn a B.A. in a Different Way

Bachelor of Arts Integrated Studies

Take your education to the next level and apply your certificate towards an undergraduate degree. Graduates of the Certificate in Management and Administration (C.I.M.) program are eligible to use their certificates in pursuit of a Bachelor of Arts Integrated Studies degree.

A golden graduation

Extended Education celebrated a golden moment on May 28th: It was the Certificate in Management and Administration Program’s 50th Graduation Gala.

UM Learn

Access your online courses using UofM's learning management system.

Student Quick Start Guide

Important information to help you have a positive experience in Continuing and Professional Studies. (PDF)