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Our management and business acumen programs deliver the knowledge and skills you need to make every opportunity matter. Sharpen your personal and managerial effectiveness, and transform knowledge into strategies for effective action.

Blockchain for Business

Offered in partnership with HEC Montréal, this program looks at the concrete applications of blockchain and what kind of benefits it could have for your industry and organization. Gain a better understanding of this technology, and the opportunities it can generate for your business.

Building a Successful Business Case

No matter what you’re asking for, a strong business case can open the door to getting what you need. This program is designed to help you achieve success by building a compelling business case. Capture the attention of decision makers and convince them to grant your request.

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 

This program addresses the three basic levels of business-oriented thinking: strategy, problem solving, and critical thinking in collaboration. You will learn intuitive tools that will enable you to quickly cut to the heart of strategic and organizational decisions, focusing on areas that have the greatest impact on performance.

Employment Law Essentials

This program describes the current Canadian landscape in employment law, with additional glances at human rights law and workers’ compensation. It also explores legal developments in emerging “hot button” areas such as discrimination, pay equity and privacy protection.

Essential Management Skills

Designed for new managers, this program develops fundamental competencies for managerial success. Build dexterity in motivation, communication, team leadership, conflict and change management, negotiation, decision making, and other key areas. 

Essentials in Supervisory Skills

Gain essential skills for supervising and leading staff, managing priorities, and solving problems. Communicate between all organizational levels, ensuring that objectives get heard, tasks get acted on, and everyone receives the support they need. 

Financial Statement Analysis for the Non-Accountant

Acquire a better understanding of financial statements and the application of key financial analysis tools. Explore the relationships between investment, operational and financing decisions. Identify the danger signals when assessing the viability of an enterprise.

Fundamentals of Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

This program is designed to help managers with little or no experience in accounting or financial management to improve their managerial effectiveness with a better understanding and working knowledge of financial information. 

Increasing Your Productivity

This program offers a unique approach to increasing your productivity at work and at home. Develop clear and measurable goals you can realistically reach. Apply proven tools and techniques to increase your focus, energy, adaptability, and effectiveness. 

Influencing Behavioural Change in Disruptive Times

In turbulent times, “business as usual” is often a self-defeating attitude. This program takes a behavioural-insights approach to behaviour change in organizations. Leverage the ways people actually think to encourage healthier, more resilient and productive decisions and behaviours.

Leadership Excellence for Administrative Professionals

Achieving administrative excellence requires taking a leadership mindset. This program develops key administration management competencies with a specific focus on leadership thinking, communication, creative problem solving, and decision making. 

Making Better Decisions with Business Analytics

Designed for managers with limited exposure to analytics, this program describes the use of descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics to solve business problems, improve organizational decision making and develop opportunities for growth. 

Managing Performance

Explore techniques for managing performance on an ongoing basis. Diagnose performance opportunities and problems, and motivate people to give their best. Create an environment where people can grow, while achieving mission-critical results. 

Mini-MBA: Essential Business Skills

Get a big-picture view of how business really works by exploring its core components (strategy, finance, operations, HR and marketing), and how decisions in one area impact the others. Increase your acumen without having to commit full time to a formal business school program of study.

Positive Political Skills in the Workplace

Offered in partnership with HEC Montréal, this program explores what it means to be a constructive political player. Acquire skills to exercise your power in an ethical manner. Strengthen your positive impact and play the game to win!

Team Collaboration Skills for the New Workplace

In this program you will learn how to achieve performance goals with remote teams. Mobilize the power of remote teams to generate creative solutions. Facilitate group decision making and encourage everyone to contribute. Enable peak performance in individuals and groups.

"The instructors were incredibly dynamic, very knowledgeable and clearly leaders in their field."

Eric Sambell
Director, Construction and Technology Fly Over Canada

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