Utilities Management

Become a Powerful Leader

Put your energy towards becoming a better leader in the utility sector. In co-operation with Manitoba Hydro (Centra Gas), the program delivers an understanding of the sector and necessary management practices

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Program Description:

Gain the many management skills you’ll need to face the unique challenges and opportunities in the utility sector. In this specialization, you build on in-house training programs, an industry-specific course, and general management principles to gain an understanding of the utility sector and its issues and the management practices necessary to effectively address the future changes in the industry.

Credential Awarded

Applied Management: Utilities Management Specialization

Length of Study

You can complete this part-time program within two to five years.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must be an employee of Manitoba Hydro.

Program Structure

The program includes three required courses, your choice of one of two elective courses, and an optional tutorial.

Delivery Methods

Face to Face and Online

Specific Requirements

Students are required to complete either Managing the Human Resource Function OR Organizational Behaviour. Credit will not be given for completion of both of these courses.

Courses

Required Courses

  • MGMT 0100 – Canadian Business: An Introduction
  • FINC 0200 – Introductory Accounting for Business
  • MGMT 0270 – Managing in the Utility Sector
  • And one of:

  • HRM 0100 – Managing the Human Resource Function
  • MGMT 0110 – Organizational Behaviour

Optional Tutorial

  • FINC 0800 – Introductory Accounting for Business Tutorial

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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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

“The Utilities Management Program is designed to provide Manitoba Hydro employees with the management skills needed to face the unique challenges and opportunities specific to the utility sector and the utility business.”

Christine Morley

Employee Development Specialist, Manitoba Hydro

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