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Our Course Offerings for the Accredited in Management (AIM) Designation

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 Mandatory Courses (4) -  four required

  • (1) Introduction to Management          
  • (2) Operational Management 
  • (3) Financial Management 
  • (4) Strategic Analysis                                                                              

Optional Courses (4) - four optional courses

  • (5) Business Process Management 
  • (6) Managerial Economics 
  • (7) Project Management 
  • (8) Managerial Communications 
  • (9) Organizational Behaviour  
  • (10) Canadian Business Law 
  • (11) Managerial Accounting  
  • (12) Managerial Marketing  
  • (13) New Product Design & Development 
  • NOTE:  Other courses may be acceptable as options or for transfer credits.

Course Delivery

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  • Get online training at your own pace for maximum flexibility
  • Gain the skills you need as your schedule allows with our hundreds of Self-Paced online courses. We combined the knowledge of our subject matter experts with proven development tools and techniques, enabling you to get interactive self-paced training that provides flexibility and effective learning.  

Courses from Other Institutions 

  • The Accredited in Management (AIM) designation is an eight-course program ranging from Introduction to Management to Strategic Analysis. 
  • Passing a program of 8 online courses including the associated final exams completes the requirements for the Accredited in Management (AIM) Designation.
  • You may apply for academic credits from other institutions as equivalents to  the eight courses denoted. 
  • If applicable, please complete our Application for Education Credit form following.

Accredited In Management (AIM) Designation

An Entry Point to the Study of Management


Course Delivery Options
Distance Education • Course transfer from Continuing Education courses at colleges and universities across Canada.

Courses from Other Institutions 

  • You may apply for academic credits from other institutions as equivalents to some of the 8 study courses, please download our Application for Education Credit form, and mail as many completed copies as necessary along with your application. 
  • Please Note: all Courses for the Certificate must be completed within six (6) years of commencement and any requests for equivalences must have been taken within six (6) years of application 

Exams and Evaluation 

  • A final examination is to be written for each course. Students are required to obtain a suitable proctor to invigilate the examination. The proctor will ensure that examination requirements are met. The course tutor must approve the choice of proctor. Possible proctors can be attorneys, teachers, chartered accountants, professional engineers, or other professionals. 


  • Candidates can work within their own time frame. A duration of 6 months is given to complete each course. However, there can be no more than a five-year break between courses. 


  • $800 per course (plus applicable taxes, and includes all learning materials) 

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