Aboriginal Leadership Certificate

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This certificate is designed for leaders and managers to develop skill sets, knowledge and attitudes required to work successfully and effectively as leaders in various Aboriginal contexts. (Currently offered on Contract Only)

The program will underscore the importance of understanding the diversity of Aboriginal cultures and contemporary issues, as well as the legal and legislative framework relative to Aboriginal peoples in Canada.

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Who Should Take This Certificate

This Certificate is designed for leaders and managers, or those who aspire to be, executive directors, chief executive officers, Aboriginal police, correctional officers, probation officers, First Nations firefighters, elected Chief and Council members, administrators, managers, community justice coordinators, education coordinators, and health and social services administrators.

Learning Objectives

The comprehensive curriculum is designed to maximize your personal and professional growth, while providing a positive impact on your community. It represents an amalgamation of the critical, interlinked competency areas of leadership in Aboriginal justice, community safety and human services.

The program content underscores the importance of understanding the diversity of Aboriginal cultures and contemporary issues, as well as the legal, legislative and socio-economic framework relative to Aboriginal peoples in Canada.

Courses

To check individual course availability, select one the course names below and follow the instructions on the course listing. 

Required Courses (30 credits)

Course Name

Course Code

Credits

Days

Writing & Research SkillsABLD11336
Individual & Community WellnessABLD11136
Dispute Resolution Level IABLD11436
Dispute Resolution Level IIABLD11736
Philosophy, Values & Ethics in Aboriginal LeadershipABLD11036
Change Management in Aboriginal OrganizationsABLD11636
Aboriginal Justice & Governance ModelsABLD11536
Aboriginal Leadership DevelopmentABLD11236
Introduction to Project ManagementABLD11836
Workplace PracticumABLD15036

Note: 1 day is equivalent to 7 credit hours.  Each credit is comprised of 14 hours.

Admission Requirements

Minimum requirements for admission:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent (with minimum C+ in English 12/ English 12 First Peoples)
  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
English 12/ English 12 First Peoples

Last updated March 4, 2016