Academic Calendar 2022/23

Continuing Education

Management Skills for Supervisors certificate

The Management Skills for Supervisors certificate program is designed for both new and veteran leaders and managers. This program provides an opportunity to gain confidence and to broaden the skills and knowledge needed to lead, supervise, and manage others.

The Management Skills for Supervisors program consists of nine core courses and three electives to be completed within three years.

When to apply

There is no application for entrance to this program. All of the courses in this program may be taken individually or applied to the Management Skills for Supervisors certificate.

How to apply

As there is no application required for this program, students can register at any time.

Fees and additional costs

Please see the Continuing Education webpage for current fee information. See the Fees and Other Costs section for additional information.

Program duration

The Management Skills for Supervisors certificate is one to three years in duration and is completed in a part-time capacity. Multiple sections are offered throughout the year and scheduled during evenings and weekends to accommodate working professionals.


The program is located at the Clearbrook Centre in Abbotsford.

Program outline

Core courses

Course Title Hours
BISC MSS01 Management Foundation 15
BISC MSS02 Management and Communication 15
BISC MSS15 Management and Team Building Skills 15
BISC MSS16 Delegating, Motivating, and Giving Feedback 15
BISC MSS17 Leadership and Managing Change 15
BISC MSS18 Writing in the Workplace 15
BISC MSS19 Marketing and Branding Your Business 15
BISC MSS20 Management and Conflict Resolution 15
BISC MSS21 Management and Administration Skills 15
BISC MSS25 Leadership Skills Inventory 15

Elective courses

Course Title Hours
BISC MSS07 Customer Service 5
BISC MSS12 Presentation Skills 5
BISC MSS24 Time and Stress Management 5

Graduation requirements

To be eligible to graduate, students must successfully complete nine core courses and three electives.

Maximum length of time to complete program

Students must complete the program requirements within three years.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the Continuing Education webpage.

For more information

Contact Continuing Education at 604-851-6324, or 604-504-7441 local 6324, or toll-free (within Canada) 1-888-504-7441 local 6324, or

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