Regulations amended, effective September 1, 2017.
The University Certificate in Management Foundations is designed to provide students with a foundational knowledge in business management. As such, there are no prerequisites for the required courses in this certificate. This structure will appeal to a broad student body.
Athabasca University has developed program learning outcomes that describe the career options that may be available to you upon graduating.
Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time of their enrolment.
Students holding a Bachelor of Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, or a similar degree, may not enrol in the University Certificate in Management Foundations.
Transfer Credit will not be accepted if course(s) completed more than:
Transfer credit being used to satisfy options other than those in the Business and Administrative Studies area of study will not be restricted. If you are currently working in the field and provide evidence of work being completed, this restriction may be waived.
|Total credits in the program||30|
|Residency requirement. A minimum of 15 credits must be obtained through Athabasca University.||15|
|Maximum Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) credits||6|
Required Courses (24 credits)
|ADMN 232||Introduction to Management||(3)|
|ADMN 233||Writing in Organizations||(3)|
|COMM 243||Interpersonal Communication||(3)|
|ECOM 320||Overview of e-Commerce||(3)|
|MGSC 301|| Statistics for Business and Economics I*
|MATH 215||Introduction to Statistics|
|MATH 216||Computer-oriented Approach to Statistics|
|PHIL 252|| Critical Thinking
|PHIL 337||Business Ethics|
|1.||Senior (300/400) level Business and Administrative Studies credits||(3)|
|2.||Non "Business and Administrative Studies" credits at any level||(3)|
|Students who plan to obtain the Bachelor of Management degree are advised to choose their non "Business and Administrative Studies" course at the senior (300/400) level and to choose the Communications course relevant to the degree regulations they will be following.|
Information effective Sept. 1, 2017 to Aug. 31, 2018.
Updated October 17 2017 by laurab