In just two semesters, Centennial College’s Strategic Management Graduate Studies Certificate Program provides learning opportunities for you to build the skills and knowledge required by Strategy Managers.
These professionals conduct a broad range of functions, such as assessing the internal and external business environments, analyzing data, identifying growth opportunities, recommending business objectives, developing goals, formulating strategies, implementing strategies, and evaluating the effectiveness of strategies in achieving organizational objectives then taking corrective action when required.
Skills and Characteristics Required by a Strategy Manager:
- Communication skills
- Interpersonal skills
- Leadership skills
- Project Management skills
- Quick decision making skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Analytical skills
- Possess a High EQ and IQ
- Possess Honesty and Integrity
- Ability to Work Independently
- Ability to Work with Little Structure
- Ability to Multitask
The shift toward a strategic mindset is essential for managers in today’s dynamic business environment. Working as a Strategy Manager means developing and overseeing the business’s strategies in order to support business objectives and maintain competitive advantage.
Guided by our experienced professors, you will participate in a variety of learning activities, such as case studies, team projects, presentations, research, and more. This graduate certificate program provides you with the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills that industry leaders value in today's workforce.
This program may serve as a pathway into other graduate studies programs at Centennial College for students who are looking to gain future experience in more specific areas of management.Canadian Institute of Management (CIM) Accreditation
This program has been approved by the Canadian Institute of Management as meeting the academic requirements within the Institute's Chartered Management Program (CMP) which can be used towards the Certified in Management (CIM) or Chartered Manager (C. Mgr.) professional designations. For more information please visit the CIM website or ask your Success Advisor at The Business School.