Certificates and Recognition
Management students can choose to complete a certificate as a complement to their degree. Below are options offered within the Management program; however, there are many more offered by the University. For a complete list, visit the Certificates section of the Academic Calendar.
Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate will provide students with an opportunity to learn and develop skills related to innovation and entrepreneurship, starting with ideation (innovation, creativity, design thinking), continuing with launching a new venture, and ending with managing a new venture.
Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation website
Note – this certificate is not available to Commerce Co-op students majoring in Entrepreneurship.
Certificate in Fundamentals of Interdisciplinary Management
The Fundamentals of Interdisciplinary Management Certificate aims to help students gain an interdisciplinary view of management. Students completing the certificate will be introduced to the definition of management and how people and process vary across the disciplines.
Students will examine the interactions among the environment, technology, society, organizations and people, in a world with limited resources. Students will be exposed to key knowledge, behaviors, skills, competencies and attitudes considered critical to managerial success, and learn how to apply these to ensure they understand effective management practice.
Certificate in Fundamentals of Interdisciplinary Management website
Certificate in Leadership
(Replacing the Certificate in Leading People and Organizations)
The Leadership Certificate develops students' knowledge of leadership theories, addresses how the student can incorporate these theories into practice, and positions students to take the appropriate and useful organizational action. Skills learned are applicable to public, private, and not-for-profit organizations.
Certificate in Leadership website
Note – this certificate is not available to Commerce Co-op students majoring in Managing People and Organizations
Certificate in Managing Data and Information
The Managing Data and Information Certificate will provide students with a broader understanding of how data can be used to address diverse, real-world problems in multiple sectors and disciplines. It will prepare students to use data to inform evidence-based decision making, and provide a broader understanding of current trends of information production. Students will understand the importance of information management in supporting decision-making, and be prepared to effectively leverage information systems to meet business needs.
Certificate in Managing Data and Information website
Certificate in Marketing Management
The certificate in Marketing Management will help students understand the marketing environment and consumers’ needs and expectations. Students completing this certificate will have a clear understanding of how to approach marketing: understanding the market, setting goals, and establishing, managing, and executing a marketing plan. Students will have the ability to articulate challenges marketers have in the non-profit sector, and contrast these with marketing in the for-profit sector.
Certificate in Marketing Management website
Note – this certificate is not available to Commerce Co-op students majoring in Marketing
Certificate in Public Sector Management
The certificate in Public Sector Management will introduce students to the organizing principles and structures of the three levels of government: federal, provincial, and municipal. Students completing this certificate will have a deeper understanding of the public policy process. Students will understand the relationship between government and businesses in Canada.
Certificate in Public Sector Management website
SAP (Systems Applicaitons & Products in data processing) Student Recognition Award
Dalhousie has partnered with SAP University Alliances to provide the Student Recognition Award, which acknowledges those who have spent notable time using the SAP product suite during their degree program. This recognition/award is issued by the Faculty of Management. To be eligible for the award, students must take three courses with significant hands-on SAP content, and they must get B (or 3.3 on 4.3) or above from all three courses. Currently available undergraduate courses include: