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University of Calgary Calendar 2009-2010 Continuing Education 1. Summary of Programs
1. Summary of Programs
Undergraduate Programs

Continuing Education offers a minor program in Workplace Learning. A minor field of study is composed of five full-course equivalents or 400 hours of specified certificate credit. Students may transfer into the minor once they have earned one of the following Continuing Education certificates:

  1. Management Certificate (excluding Environmental Management)
  2. Certificate in Adult Learning

See 4.1 Minor in Workplace Learning for more information.

Degree Programs

Special Sessions administers degree programs for academic departments and faculties on weekends, evenings and during the spring and summer. Courses are held on the university campus, and in and around the Calgary community. Degree programming areas include:

  1. Off-Campus Degree Programs
  2. Spring and Summer Sessions
  3. Weekend University
  4. French Language Instruction Program (FLIP)

See 4.2 Degree Programs for more information.

Non-Degree Programs

Continuing Education offers a wide range of seminars, courses, certificate programs, and professional designations to individuals seeking opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment as well as organizations seeking training for employees. Major programming areas include business and professional programs, languages, humanities, fine arts, adult education, and information technology.

Continuing Education provides educational opportunities for lifelong learners seeking superior quality programming and instruction. Courses and programs serve local, online, and international communities, and are aligned with the academic mandate of the University of Calgary.

See 4.3 Non-Degree Programs for more information.


Continuing Education certificate courses have been developed with part-time learners in mind and are offered at convenient times and in formats for adults. Most courses are taught in the classroom. Many are offered online or in a blended format – partly in the classroom and partly online. Some certificates can be achieved completely through online learning.


Adult Learning (online):

  • Specializing in Adult and Community Education
  • Specializing in Workplace Learning
  • Specializing in e-Learning
  • Specializing in Career and Academic Advising

Desktop Applications
Emerging Leaders
Environmental Management
French Language Studies
Health, Safety, and Environment
Human Resources Management (also online)
Information Technology Management
IT Fundamentals
Marketing Management
.Net Development

Professional Management (also online):

  • Specializing in Construction Management
  • Specializing in Project Management
  • Specializing in Risk Management
  • Specializing in Strategic Management

Professional Management – P.E.G.G. (also online)
Public Relations Management
Real Estate Development
Relational Databases
Security Management (online)
Spanish Language and Culture
Teacher Assistant (also online)

Teaching Second Languages (also online):

  • Specializing in Teaching English as a Second Language/Foreign Language  (TESL/TEFL) (online)
  • Specializing in Teaching International and Heritage Languages (TIHL)

Teaching Second Languages Professional Development Certificates (also online):

  • Specializing in Teaching English as a Second Language/Foreign Language  (TESL/TEFL) (online)
  • Specializing in Teaching International and Heritage Languages (TIHL)

Visual Design
Web Design


Business Analysis (CBAP):

  • Certified Business Analysis Professional


  • Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching

Conflict Resolution:

  • Specialization in Negotiation
  • Specialization in Mediation/Third Party Intervention
  • Specialization in Family Mediation
  • Associate Certificate in Workplace Conflict


  • CFP™ Certified Financial Planner™
  • CFP™ Professional Proficiency Exam Tutorial

Freight Forwarding (CIFFA):

  • Certificate in International Freight Forwarding

IT Service Management (ITIL)

Operations, Purchasing, and Supply Chain Management:

  • Association for Operations management (APICS)
    Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
    Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
  • Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC)
    Certified Professional Purchaser (CPP)
    Strategic Supply Chain Management Leadership Program (CPP)