Course Categories

Business today demands leaders who can keep pace with the speed of change. Sauder Executive Education offers over 100 business management and professional programs that can help you advance your career and your organization. 

Explore the categories below or contact us at 604.822.8400 / 1.800.618.3932 or for more information.



Communication and Negotiation Courses

Better communication delivers better outcomes in every business situation. Our popular communication and negotiation courses are designed to help you build consensus and get results in the toughest business environments.


Adaptive Communication

Communicating in a Global Work Environment

Communicating without Authority

Communication for the Senior Leader®

Communication Skills for Managers

Conflict Management Strategies

Effective Writing for Business

Persuasion and Influence

Presenting as a Leader™

Storytelling for Leaders

Strategies and Skills of Negotiation


financial management


General Management and Business Acumen Courses

Our general management and business acumen courses in Vancouver deliver the knowledge and skills managers need to make every opportunity matter. Develop your core management capabilities, sharpen your financial understanding and become more effective in the workplace.


Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

Blockchain: Applications and Disruptive Opportunities

Building a Successful Business Case

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving for Public Service Leaders

Employment Law Essentials

Essential Management Skills

Essentials in Supervisory Skills

Financial Statement Analysis for the Non-Accountant

Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Fundamentals of Professional Human Resource Management

Governance and Political Acumen

Governing with Intention

Increasing Your Productivity

Integrated Management Program

Leadership Excellence for Administrative Professionals

Managing Performance

Puzzling it Out: Problem Solving and Insight Thinking for Business

Time Management Skills



Leadership Courses

No matter where you are in your career, our comprehensive portfolio of leadership programs will help you step up your leadership capabilities to the next level. Inspire others to great performance, and drive your organization forward.


Achieving a Leadership Presence

Adaptive Collaboration

Art and Practice of Adaptive Leadership

Building Bench Strength

Coaching and Mentoring

Digital ROI

Digital Readiness and Transformation

Leading Data-Driven Performance

Leadership Resilience

Leading High Performance Teams

Leading in a Unionized Workplace

Leading with Energy

Leveraging Culture to Drive Strategy

Meeting The Leadership Challenge

Mentoring Top Talent

Mindful Leadership

Strategic Thinking in a Digital Context

Taking the Stage®

Winning with Talent



Marketing and Business Development Courses

Create a stronger connection with your customer with our leading-edge open enrolment marketing courses. Expand your marketing reach. Develop your marketing strategy and tactical skills to turn prospects into profits.


Building Brand Power 

Building Your City's Brand

Data Analytics for Managerial Decision Making

Developing a Customer-centric Strategy

Digital Awareness and Protection

Digital Content and Storytelling

Digital Project Management

Essentials of Business Development

Fundamentals of Digital Communications Strategy

Marketing Communications

Product and Service Management Boot Camp

Sales Acumen for Non-Sales Professionals

Social Media Essentials

Social Media Strategy

Tech Routes to Market

User Experience Strategy



Project and Process Management Courses

Sauder Executive Education project management programs are designed to help you deliver mission-critical work on time and on budget. Learn practical techniques for ensuring your projects deliver real-world business results.


Business Analysis Essentials

Controlling Project Scope, Time and Cost

Engaging and Managing Stakeholders

Fundamentals of Business Process Management

Lean Green Belt

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Procurement and Contract Management Practices

Project Management Essentials

Project Management for Administrative Professionals

Project Portfolio Management

Risk Management Essentials



Strategy and Change Courses

A challenging business environment puts a premium on creativity. Sauder Executive Education courses in strategy, innovation and change management enable you to find creative solutions to today’s business challenges. Define the future, drive strategic innovation and deliver the organizational vision.


Driving Innovation through Design Thinking

Harnessing Creativity for Organizational Growth

Leading and Executing Change

Strategic Decision Making

Strategy and Innovation

Strategy Playbook

Understanding and Managing Change

Machine Learning: Strategic Applications