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Flexible Delivery and Intensive Programs

General Office: 185 Extended Education Complex
Telephone: 204 474 8800

Flexible Delivery

A diverse selection of courses, short-programs, and certificates, are offered for professional and personal development, in business, finance and management; process and technology management; public sector and municipal administration; adult education design and instruction; higher education administration; and applied social sciences. Programs can be completed on a part-time or full-time basis. Currently Extended Education offers 12-month Intensive packages for international students and a growing range of collaborative partner programs.   For more information call 204-474-8800 or visit


Certificate in Program Development for Adult Learners (PDAL)

This certificate program responds to the expressed needs of business and industry for a program tailored specifically for people who develop and/or deliver teaching and training to adults, are instructional designers, program planners, curriculum developers or evaluators in a variety of work environments. One of its kind in Canada, this innovative program ushers in a new era of professional development for you, your employer, and the people you educate.

Micro-Certificate in Facilitating Older Adult Learning

The micro-certificate in Facilitating Older Adult Learning is designed for teachers/ educators, support/health care workers, therapists and others working with older adults. Facilitating Older Adult Learning was created in consultation with Manitoba’s experts on aging, including the Centre on Aging at the University of Manitoba, the Manitoba Association of Seniors Communities (MASC), Creative Retirement Manitoba, and select Canadian universities with programs for older adults. MASC supports this program and believes it will provide a better understanding of the aging process and the learning styles and needs of older adult learners.

Letter of Accomplishment in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Teach English to newcomers or teach abroad with confidence and the power of your Teaching English as a Second Language credential behind you. The University of Manitoba’s TESL program is an intensive online training program followed by an in-class practicum. Learn online from wherever you are and put your knowledge into practice at a practicum near you, in a real ESL classroom setting. No new applications for admission into this program will be accepted at this time.

This program is under review.  No new program applications are being accepted at this time.

Letter of Accomplishment in E-Learning (LOA: E)

This two-streamed program, teaching and design, is for both new and more experienced educators and professional trainers who want to gain foundational knowledge and techniques in instructional design, e-learning technologies, teaching in an online environment, and the coordination of e-learning projects.

This program is under review.  No new program applications are being accepted at this time.

Management and Leadership

Certificate in Management and Administration (CIMA)

The Certificate in Management and Administration is designed for supervisors, managers and professionals who are seeking to enhance their management and leadership skills and obtain a University of Manitoba credential along with a professional designation. Offered in proud partnership with the Canadian Institute of Management, the program includes courses in business administration, managerial communication, financial management, and strategic analysis. Graduates will earn their CIMA credential through Extended Education and may apply for Certified in Management designation, with membership to the Canadian Institute of Management/Chartered Managers Canada.

Certificate in Human Resource Management (HRM)

The Human Resource Management Certificate provides students with the leadership, teamwork, communication and strategic planning skills necessary for a successful career in human resources. This comprehensive program covers key topics such as employee relations, human resource legislation, and staff training and development, while also introducing students to the professional competencies required for the CPHR designation. This program of studies is ideally suited for professionals looking to start or advance their career in human resources. This program is offered in partnership with CPHR Manitoba.

Certificate in Business Analysis (BA)

The Certificate in Business Analysis provides students with a high-level, multifaceted introduction to the growing field of business analysis (BA). This program prepares students for BA employment and future certifications from organizations, such as the International Institute for Business Analysis (IIBA) and/or the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Certificate in Quality Management (QM)

The Quality Management Certificate is designed for professionals wishing to implement or manage quality assurance and control programs within their organizations. It provides learners with the necessary knowledge and skills to implement effective quality assurance principles and plan and manage quality control processes. This program is beneficial for professionals working in a wide range of sectors – government, education, healthcare, manufacturing, and the service industry.

Letter of Accomplishment in Introductory Business Accounting (LOA: IBA)

The Letter of Accomplishment (LOA) in Introductory Business Accounting provides students with introductory skills in financial management and accounting. It is intended for students who have little or no background in the field, but are required or interested in obtaining foundational skills in the areas of finance and accounting.  It is also appropriate for individuals working/seeking employment where this knowledge is required to document the achievement. The LOA consists of two courses: Introductory Accounting for Business, which provides an understanding of basic accounting principles; as well as Financial Management, which seeks to introduce students to the broader field of managerial finance.

Letter of Accomplishment in Change Management (CM)

The Letter of Accomplishment (LOA) in Change Management provides new or emerging change management specialists and other professionals the opportunity to participate in professional development. The program focuses on key foundation change management practices and skills and consists of two courses (54 contact hours in total).

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Aerospace Program Management (PAPM)

The Post-Baccalaureate in Aerospace Program Management offers the tools and knowledge needed to be a leader in the sophisticated and dynamic aerospace industry. The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate is an advanced credential in aerospace program management designed for current and future project, production, and operational managers, design engineers, and procurement and logistics specialists wishing to enter the field or advance their career in the aerospace industry. Learners will develop an in-depth understanding of the complete life cycle of an aerospace system; from initial identification of system requirements, to the design, manufacturing and marketing of the system, to its ongoing employment and maintenance.

This program is under review.  No new program applications are being accepted at this time.

Partnership Management and Leadership Programs

Certificate Program in Public Sector Management (CPSM)

The Certificate in Public Sector Management (CPSM) is co-sponsored by the Government of Manitoba.  A strong emphasis is placed on integrating the important and current issues affecting all levels of government in Manitoba. The instructors have a wealth of hands-on senior management experience in the public sector.

Certificate in Manitoba Municipal Administration (CMMA)

The Certificate in Manitoba Municipal Administration provides students with the knowledge and skills required to assume administrative responsibilities within small to mid-sized municipalities. This comprehensive program, which can be completed in one year, covers key topics for current and future municipal administrators, including municipal accounting, municipal law and municipal administration.

United Way of Winnipeg Leadership Development Certificate Program - (UW)

This program is offered in partnership with United Way and provides extensive training to Sponsored Executives. Sponsored Executives are leaders or potential leaders in their workplace who have a commitment to their community and are willing to serve as ambassadors for the United Way of Winnipeg and their organizations.

Certificate in Applied Management (CAM)

The Certificate in Applied Management (CAM) program is designed to combine management studies with applications relevant to specific professional fields. This industry-facing professional development program is offered in partnership with a diverse range of organizations, including Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, Bioscience Association of Manitoba, Manitoba Customer Service Contact Association, QNET Manitoba, and Manitoba Hydro.

Higher Education

Certificate in University & College Administration (CUCA)

The program is designed to provide a background to the complex cultures and administrative challenges found in modern universities and colleges, and to help practitioners become integral members of the academic administrative team.

Micro-Certificate in Governance in Canadian Universities

Increase your governance expertise so you are prepared to ensure effective governance in Canadian universities and help to move them forward into the future. Explore Canadian university governance, its foundational principles and relationships, and consider the role of the governance professional. Enhance your knowledge and skills, and gain a university credential with Canada’s first micro-certificate program for higher education professionals working in university governance.

Women in Academic Leadership

Prepare to take the next step in your career and enhance your higher education leadership potential with this unique and innovative course offered since 2018. Each year, we revise and update curriculum to ensure the most relevant experience for participants.

Letter of Accomplishment in Higher Education Administration (HEA)

The Letter of Accomplishment (LOA) in Higher Education Administration will prepare entry-level or mid-level professionals in Canadian universities, polytechnics, and colleges to become integral members of the administrative team by developing a greater understanding of how the context in which they work impacts their role, and by acquiring skills and abilities to enhance their performance.

This program is under review. No new program applications are being accepted at this time.

Letter of Accomplishment in Academic Advising (LOA: AA)

The Letter of Accomplishment (LOA) in Academic Advising provides an understanding of the academic advising landscape in Canada. This program aims to enable advisors at all levels to deepen their understanding of the theories and practices associated with academic advising and to provide enhanced service to students and their institutions. The LOA is composed of three core courses and two electives.

Health and Social Services

Certificate in Applied Counselling (ACC)

The Applied Counselling Certificate provides an introduction to the counselling process and helps learners develop effective counselling strategies. It is ideally suited for anyone working in a counselling context through paid or volunteer work. Participants’ varied workplaces include: health care, education, social services, and government.

Through this program, the student can choose a General Stream or Specialization in Addictions Studies. The later combines courses in the ACC program with courses from the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (

Information and Technology Management

Certificate in Building Information Modelling Management

Build on your career in Architecture, Engineering, Construction, or as an Owner or Operator as you gain important knowledge about digital construction and BIM project management processes that are being adopted around the world. Unlike most BIM-focused programs in Canada, this one focuses on the process not the software. It provides you with a comprehensive, higher-level understanding of BIM processes, preparing you to manage projects and work e­ffectively within a cross-functional AECOO team. For professionals and future professionals working in Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Management including Owners and Operators (AECOO), understanding Building Information Modeling and its international standards for exchanging project information and managing a project through its entire lifecycle are essential to preparing for the future and opening doors in your career.

Micro-Certificate in Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning Solutions

Learn how Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can solve the most important challenges in your business or organization and fuel your career. Explore real-world data and problems in order to gain practical experience. Join the critical discussions surrounding the ethics and privacy implications of AI. This micro-certificate program is designed to empower professionals and compliment the studies of graduate students and the careers of IT professionals alike by providing them with additional practical experience, no coding required.

Science and Environment

Field Readiness and Safety Course - EEAS 0100

A field course designed to provide students with hands-on review of field safety techniques (e.g., navigation, wildlife encounters, land and water safety). Students will spend five days in the field combined with class room instruction. Upon successful completion of the course students will receive a Letter of Accomplishment.

No new program applications are being accepted at this time.

Intensive Programming

12-month Intensive Program Packages

The structure and components of the Intensive Program Packages include:

  • Certificate and Letter of Accomplishment, completed in the first 10 months of study (over three consecutive academic terms)
  • Industry Experience (includes, Industry Experience course OR Industry Placement), completed in the last two months of study
  • Academic program supports embedded throughout

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University Skills Courses

Basic Skills in Mathematics - MSKL 0500

This course provides an overview of basic computational, algebraic and geometric concepts, the mastery of which will be essential for success in a pre-calculus course. Students will learn the basic concepts of calculations involving integers and fractions, algebraic computations such as factoring and solving equations, as well as some geometry such as coordinator geometry and right-angle trigonometry. Upon successful completion of this course the student will receive a letter grade which will demonstrate preparation for entry into MSKL 0100 Mathematical Skills course, a course which can serve as a pre-requisite to many first-year mathematics courses. Register through Extended Education:

Mathematical Skills - MSKL 0100

This course is designed, but not exclusively, for students preparing to enter first-year mathematics courses. Students will learn how to apply mathematical skills consistently and with confidence. The courses include a review of fundamental concepts, demonstrations, problem solving, applications and regular testing. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will receive a letter grade which will demonstrate preparation for entry into selected University of Manitoba mathematics courses. Register through Extended Education: