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University of Calgary Calendar 2011-2012 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. Business Management Certificate (excluding Environmental Management)

2. Certificate in Adult Learning

See 4.1 Minor in Workplace Learning for more information.

Degree Programs

The French Language Instruction Program (FLIP) offers undergraduate courses taught in French.

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 suitable 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 and Community Education

Adult Learning (online):
  • Specializing in Adult and Community Education
  • Specializing in Workplace Learning
  • Specializing in e-Learning
  • Specializing in Career and Academic Advising

    Career and Academic Advising (online)

    Desktop Applications
    e-Learning (online)
    Emerging Leaders
    Environmental Management

    French Language and Culture

    • FSL Foundations
    • FSL Intermediate

    French Language Studies
    Front-End Web Development
    Graphic Design
    Health, Safety, and Environment
    Human Resources Management (also online)
    IT Fundamentals
    Marketing Management
    .Net Development
    Personal Growth for Workplace Effectiveness
    Professional Management (also online):

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

      Professional Management – Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists (also online)
      Public Relations Management
      Real Estate Development
      Relational Databases
      Security Management (online)
      Spanish Language and Culture
      Teaching Second Languages Level 1 and Level 2:

      • Specializing in Teaching English as a Second Language (online)
      • Specializing in Teaching International and Heritage Languages

      Visual Design:

      • Specializing in Art Theory and Practice
      • Specializing in Interior Design
      • Specializing in Photography

      Web Application Development
      Web Graphics
      Workplace Communication
      Workplace Learning(online)


      Business Analysis:

      • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)

      • Newfield Coach Training Certification

      Conflict Resolution:

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


      • CFAR Chartered Financial Analyst
      • CFP™ Certified Financial Planner
      • CFAR Chartered Financial Analyst Exam Preparation
      Freight Forwarding (CIFFA):
      • Certificate in International Freight Forwarding

      V3 Foundation Certificate in IT Services

      IT (ITIL)
      Microsoft Office Specialist 2007 Series

      Supply Chain Management:

    • Association for Operations Management (APICS)
    • Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)