Stand-alone Certificate in Indigenous Governance and Partnership

This certificate provides students with the necessary understanding and skills to effectively lead, work, or partner with Indigenous and non-Indigenous businesses, communities, organizations, or governments. The program of study centers on developing knowledge while increasing analytical and applied skills suited to the unique governance issues and opportunities facing Indigenous peoples and their non-Indigenous partners today. The curriculum features theory and practice for negotiations and partnership between Indigenous and non-Indigenous entities, including best practices for successful partnership, leadership, government, management, administration, and business growth for First Nations, Métis and Inuit organizations, and their non-Indigenous counterparts.

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Course Details

Course Cost

Cost recovery fees

Delivery Format

Face to face and blended course delivery

Record of Completion

University parchment and transcript

Next Offering

Applications are accepted from October 1-March 1 for Fall admission

Level

Pathways for applicants with or without a university degree

Completion Requirements

6-10 undergraduate courses

Textbooks

Each course will have varying textbook requirements in addition to material that is available at no cost and online through the U of A libraries.

Transferable Credit

All certificate courses completed earn 3 university credits which are transferable to degree programs, subject to the program's transfer policies.

Registration information

Apply to University of Alberta Admissions.
Contact nsadvisor@ualberta.ca for more information.



Learning Outcomes

  • Develop knowledge about Indigenous societies
  • Increase analytical and applied skills suited to the unique governance issues and opportunities facing Indigenous peoples and their non-Indigenous partners today
  • Understand theory for negotiations and partnership between Indigenous and non-Indigenous entities,
  • Develop practical skills for successful partnership between Indigenous and non-Indigenous entities,
  • Understand best practices for successful partnership, leadership, government, management, administration, and business growth for First Nations, Métis and Inuit organizations, and their non-Indigenous counterparts.

Course Outline

Review the courses included in the certificate.

Learn More About This Certificate

View the Frequently Asked Questions or email nsadvisor@ualberta.ca for more information. Visit the Indigenous Governance and Partnership Program website to view informational videos.