FULL-TIME | PORTAGE CAMPUS MANDF-CT Management Development

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Overview

  • Three-month certificate
  • Offered at two campuses:
    • Portage Campus, Portage la Prairie
    • Interlake Campus, Selkirk

Description
In this program you will study the principles of management theory and the human resource function, while developing the knowledge and skills to effectively manage people. You can expand and enhance your supervisory skills to improve your career prospects or to prepare for advancement.

This program covers a wide range of management related disciplines, including communications, leadership, organizational behavior, and ethics.

Each Regional Campus has chosen the electives to be delivered in the fulltime program. For a list of the courses, contact your local campus.

Admission Requirements

You must have completed or be enrolled in high school and/or post-secondary courses required for program admission. You must submit proof of completion or enrolment in all required courses within 30 days of your date of application.

Your official final grades must be submitted by July 15 for fall enrolment or by the deadline specified in your admission letter.

Regular Admission Requirements
To apply under the regular admission requirements, you must have your Manitoba Grade 12.
 
Special Admission Requirements
If you are 19 years of age or older on or before September 30 in your year of registration, have been out of high school for a minimum of one year, and you do not meet the regular admission requirements, you may apply under the special admission requirements.

English Language Assessments

English Language AssessmentMinimum Required Levels
L - Listening, S - Speaking, R - Reading, W - WritingLSRW
Duolingo (Duolingo English Test)

* MINIMUM OVERAL SCORE OF 115 REQUIRED.

There are no minimum required levels for L,S,R,W.

Due to closures related to COVID-19, RRC is temporarily allowing applicants to provide Duolingo English Test results to meet RRC's English language requirements.

Red River College will accept Duolingo assessments up to December 30, 2021. Beginning December 31, 2021 we will no longer accept Duolingo assessments to meet English language requirements.

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Who Should Enrol?

You will be more successful in this program if you have at least two years of business experience.

Locations, Dates and Fees

Costs (estimates only; subject to change)

Program/Student Fees
Year 1
$3,889.001
Books and Supplies
Year 1
$1,150.00
Program/Student Fees (International)
Year 1
$6,055.00
1Includes Health and Dental Fees

Students may apply for financial assistance through the Manitoba Student Aid program. For general information on applying please call 204-945-6321 or 1-800-204-1685, or visit their website at www.manitobastudentaid.ca, which also includes an online application. For detailed information, please visit one of the RRC Student Service Centres or call 204-632-2327. Applicants requiring financial assistance should complete their student loan applications well in advance of the class start date.

Red River College is a participating institution in the HigherEdPoints program. Through this program, students are able to convert Aeroplan® Miles and TD Points into funds to help cover their tuition. Family members and friends can also contribute to a student’s education by converting their loyalty points - anyone can donate their points to an individual student.

Visit the HigherEdPoints website for more information about the program and/or to set up an account to convert your points.

Program Outline

You must successfully complete a minimum of 240 hours to qualify for the certificate.  In some cases, this will require a student to complete more than six courses.

Core Courses:

  • Basic Business Communications  or Business Communication 1
  • Management Principles 1 

Electives (choose four):

  • Assertiveness Training
  • Front-Line Leadership
  • Human Behaviour in Organizations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Labour Relations
  • Principles of Supervision and Leadership 1
  • Training and Development
  • Supervisory Skills for Women

Note: Each Regional Campus has chosen the electives to be delivered in the fulltime program. For a list of the courses, contact your local campus.


 

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
COMM-1000Business Communication 1RPL
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This course will guide students through the techniques and processes involved in writing, speaking, and listening effectively for business. Students will be taught skills for networking, meetings, and working in teams. Students will apply a direct approach to create professional emails and letters. Students will learn strategies for competent information report writing. Students will be taught how to create and deliver a memorable oral presentation. The proper use of business writing rules, grammar, and etiquette will be emphasized throughout the course.

COMM-1023Basic Business CommunicationsRPL
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Develop the basic principles of business writing and discuss topics such as: standard business formats, the ability to write clear, readable letters and memos.  It also reviews correct grammar and usage and how to improve effectiveness as a speaker.

HUMR-1002Labour Relations
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Acquire a thorough knowledge of the principles of a collective agreement. Topics include the employer-employee relationship; establishment of bargaining rights; negotiations; content of a collective agreement; union security; management rights; complaints; grievances; and arbitration.

HUMR-1019Human Behaviour in OrganizationsRPL
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Address psychological principles and sociological concepts of human behaviour in formal and informal organized groups. Learn the main aspects of individual and group behaviour in purposeful group settings. Explore topics including group relationships, types of groups, task orientation, group structure, communication, leadership, group performance, psychological climate, human needs in organizations, status, and social roles.

HUMR-1063Training and Development
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This course is designed to develop your ability to design and implement a training program. You will examine adult learning theories and instructional design models. As you develop your training plan, you will integrate training methods and instructional strategies for optimizing learning.The Distance offer for Training and Development is offered through LEARN.

HUMR-3003Human Resource Management
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This course will cover the major responsibilities of a modern Human Resource manager. The emphasis is on activities such as recruitment, appraisal, legal compliance, training, orientation, compensation, and job analysis.

MGMT-1003Assertiveness Training
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Learn the value of assertiveness as a direct, honest and concise method of communication. Employers, managers, supervisors, employees, co-workers and the self-employed can benefit from using assertiveness to promote the protection of personal rights. Identify, discuss and practice methods of expressing your point of view while listening effectively. Discover your ability to assert yourself in difficult daily encounters.

MGMT-1068Frontline Supervision and Leadership
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Develop superior supervision and leadership strategies and enhance front line productivity in the workplace. Front-line leadership skills are essential for organizational success, as they help drive a team’s focus, motivation and efficiency. This course provides front line managers and supervisors, as well as, non-supervisory leaders with both the technical and interpersonal skills needed to enhance productivity and deal with people issues.

MGMT-1080Human Resource Management (40 hrs)RPL
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Discover the importance of Human Resources Management (HRM) to individuals, organizations, and society. Learn more about this integrated, goal orientated set of management functions, which are carried out in the context of multiple environments (competitive, social, legal and organizational).

Students who complete HUMR-1015 in lieu of MGMT-1080 will need to submit a Transfer of Credit Request Form to be eligible for graduation from the Human Resource Management Certificate Program.

MGMT-1161Management Principles 1RPL
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Acquire the knowledge necessary to identify management functions and set out major principles, problems and objectives. Know the meaning of decision-making and learn how to stress the use of creative thinking in management. Discuss the fundamentals of organization and departmentalization, and learn the value of motivating people in management positions through communications, leadership and supervision. Study the methods used to control budgets, costs, quality, production and sales.

MGMT-1167Principles of Supervision & Leadership 1
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Study the field of supervision and foremanship in organizations and the methods of dividing activities into departments and relationships within them. Examine the use of committees and terms such as authority, responsibility, accountability and delegation. Terms and case studies will be discussed through group discussions.

MGMT-1251Supervisory Skills for Women
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This course will help you develop leadership skills that will serve you in the workplace and at home. You will learn skills for effective team work, building confidence, dealing with conflict, handling confrontational staff/clients, conducting effective employee appraisals, managing performance and disciplining staff. The course will also include workshops on effective listening and speaking, how to think positively, and how to overcome barriers to growth. You will develop skills in critical thinking and planning, motivating others and dealing with stress. You will learn how to increase your chances of promotion and make your current position more productive.

Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs. To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at minimum:

1.  Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam

2.  A high speed internet connection

• Recommended minimum speed: 10 mbps for download, 3 mbps for upload
• Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues. Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
• Please refer to https://www.rrc.ca/future-students/computer-requirements/ for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.


Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Graduate Employment Report

Red River College surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

Graduation Requirements

You will not be granted more than 75 percent of your credit requirements for graduation through transfer of credit. When you have successfully completed all the required courses in this program, be sure to apply for your certificate. For complete details and forms, see http://www.rrc.mb.ca/index.php?pid=2496

When you receive your certificate, you will be invited to participate in one of the College's semi-annual graduation ceremonies.

Graduation with Honours
If you obtain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.8 or better for the program you will graduate with honours. If you fail any course in the program, you will not be eligible for this honours designation.

Employment Potential

As a graduate, you will have the training to be employed in a management position. Opportunities also exist in fields such as human resources, product management, and in the corporate and private sector.

Recent Management Development certificate graduates have reported employment in the following roles:

  • Account manager
  • Administrative assistant
  • Business analyst
  • Accounts receivable manager
  • Business development manager
  • Provincial coordinator – training,
  • Customer service representative
  • Policy procedure writer/analyst.

For information on related programs and services, contact Human Resource Development Canada (HRDC) at www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/.

 

Contact Information

For more information, contact:


Interlake Campus
Box 304
825 Manitoba Avenue
Selkirk, MB  R1A 1T0
Toll-free: 1-866-946-3241
Phone: 204-785-5328
Fax: 204-482-7082
E-mail: interlake@rrc.ca

Portage Campus
32 – 5th St. S.E.
Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1J2
Phone: 204-856-1914
Fax: 204-856-1915
E-mail: portage@rrc.ca


 

College Support Services

Red River College is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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