Management Skills for Supervisors certificate
||1-3 years (part-time)
||Abbotsford Clearbrook Centre & Chilliwack Five Corners
|Days & Times
||Evening & weekend
*NOTE: Textbooks are not included in tuition and fees may change without notification.
Great leaders are known for their ability to communicate clearly and effectively, listen to problems and provide solutions, and encourage motivation and goals. If you are new to a supervisory role, or are looking to launch your career into management, this certificate program will develop your leadership skills, or refine your existing skills to drive your career to the next level. In this certificate program you will learn and develop skills about communication styles, essential elements for outstanding customer service, conflict resolution skills, how your leadership will allow you to effectively manage change within your organization, and so much more!
|“The Management Skills for Supervisors program in the University of Fraser Valley Continuing Education program helped me earn a Leadership position in the Health Informatics department in Fraser Health. I find the course material to be very applicable to today’s work environment. The instructors provided the education that I needed to transition from the staff level to the management level.” ~ Len Hurley, 2012 Graduate
This part-time certificate program is delivered through UFV’s Continuing Education department and consists of ten core courses and three elective courses designed with supervisory and management professionals in mind. Elective courses allow you to tailor your education to your specific educational needs or the needs of the organization you represent. Offered in several sections throughout the year, the program design will enable you to take courses at varying times during flexible hours to suit your busy schedule. Registration is ongoing for these courses and there is no application required
The program is divided into core courses and elective courses as listed below. Please note, nine of the ten core courses and three electives must be completed within three years.
- Delegating, Motivating, and Giving Feedback
- Leadership and Managing Change
- Leadership Skills Inventory
- Management and Administrative Skills
- Management and Communication
- Management and Conflict Resolution
- Management and Team-Building Skills
- Management Foundation
- Marketing and Branding Your Business
- Writing in the Workplace
- Customer Service
- Presentation Skills
- Time and Stress Management
For a detailed list of current offerings, please visit: Management Skills Courses.
Current Course Offerings
Management & Administration Skills
Learn to select, hire, and orient staff effectively. Conduct purposeful and meaningful interviews, make reference checks and job offers, define responsibilities and goals, and use workplace retention
strategies to keep your best employees.
Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre
(40150 BISC MSS21 A5A) 5 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $275. Starts May 24
updated May 2016