Business Management

Move your career forward

Is it time to take your management skills to the next level? Our business management courses and certificate program can help you stand out as a leader. You’ll develop your ability to analyze, strategize and lead effectively in today’s ever-changing business environment.

  • Benefit from the convenience of online courses 
  • Apply course hours towards several professional designations
  • Learn from industry leaders and experienced faculty
  • Build a professional network of peers



Evenings, weekends or flexible

11–16 weeks/course


Take our business management courses one at a time to suit your work schedule.

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January 2022

17 Business Administration MGMT120 MGMT120-ON12211

17 Business Strategy MGMT420 MGMT420-ON12211

17 Financial Accounting Fundamentals MGMT250 MGMT250-ON12211

17 Human Resources Management MGMT310 MGMT310-ON12212

17 Organizational Behaviour MGMT115 MGMT115-ON12211

17 Workplace Training and Development MGMT316 MGMT316-ON12211

18 Accounting and Financial Management Fundamentals for Non-Financial Managers MGMT245 MGMT245-ON12211

18 Marketing Management MGMT240 MGMT240-ON12211

20 Business Finance MGMT350 MGMT350-ON12211

31 Strategic Human Resources Planning MGMT315 MGMT315-ON12211

May 2022

2 Interpersonal Business Communication MGMT110 MGMT110-ON12241

10 Marketing Management MGMT240 MGMT240-ON12241

September 2022

12 Business Administration MGMT120 MGMT120-ON12271

12 Business Strategy MGMT420 MGMT420-ON12271

12 Financial Accounting Fundamentals MGMT250 MGMT250-ON12271

14 Business Law MGMT360 MGMT360-ON12271

20 Management Accounting MGMT355 MGMT355-ON12271

Part-Time Certificate Program


6 courses

Evenings, weekends or flexible

Finish in 1 year


Our Business Management Certificate can equip you with the current knowledge and skills you need to excel as a manager in as little as one year.

You'll learn about:

  • Planning, operating and managing a business in Canada
  • Utilizing financial analysis in guiding decision-making
  • Developing a strategic plan for your organization

Through your choice of electives, you can also build your skills in specialized areas such as marketing, human resources and finance.

Is this program for you?

We've designed our certificate for new or experienced managers. Our students include:

  • Recent graduates who need general business training
  • Mid-career professionals moving into management roles
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs developing their business skills
  • Professionals seeking a faster alternative to a business degree

Become eligible for graduate studies at SFU

With the Business Management Certificate and eight or more years of professional experience, you may be eligible for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA) program at SFU’s Beedie School of Business, even if you don’t have an undergraduate degree. 

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