Leadership Advanced Certificate

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Businesses and organizations rely on strong leaders to move them forward—outstanding individuals who excel at leading change, making difficult decisions, and inspiring teams.

The Advanced Certificate in Leadership program will provide emerging leaders with the opportunity to learn, experience, develop, and practice new leadership skills to bring with them to their organizations.

Program at a Glance

Program structure

6 courses needed to graduate.

Location & Format

Classes held online and in downtown Edmonton.


1-2 years of part-time study.


This leadership training program is designed for professionals in supervisory, mid-level management, and emerging leadership positions in a wide range of employment sectors, including private, governmental, and educational.

Program Plan

This program is comprised of three core courses and three electives. Each course is 21 hours in length, for a total of 126 instructional hours. Designed for part-time study, it can generally be completed within one to two years.

A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 is required to graduate.


Qualifications & Admission

Enrolling in the program is a requirement if you want to earn the Advanced Certificate in Leadership. You may apply for admission right at the beginning or, if you prefer, after you have taken one or more courses. 

To enrol in this program, as well as to register for any of its courses, you must have previously completed at least one credentialed program (certificate, diploma, or degree) from a recognized post-secondary institution.

This program is currently open for enrolment—apply now!


  1. Click on the ‘Apply now’ button below to download the Application for Program Admission form. 
  2. Obtain an official transcript from the institution where you completed your previous post-secondary education.
  3. Submit your completed application, along with the transcript and a $100 admission fee.

This program is currently open for enrolment and you can start any time

Tuition & Fees

  • A one-time application fee of $100 is required for admission into the program.
  • Tuition is paid on a course-by-course basis as you register for your classes; courses are GST-exempt.
  • This program is eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant.
Corporate registration is available—please call 780-492-5066 for details.

Courses Offered

You can register for a course without enrolling in the program. If later you decide to apply for the full program, the course(s) you’ve taken will be applied toward your certificate.

Classes are held at Enterprise Square, downtown Edmonton, Alberta.

Register online or by phone at 780-492-3116 (toll-free 1-800-808-4784). You may also register by mail, fax, or in person.

Course schedules are also available in printer-friendly PDF format.

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