Western Continuing Studies is offering a day-time version of the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM) Program for Western Leaders and Staff in administrative roles who are engaged in human resource, accounting or finance functions as part of their work. This eight-course certificate program provides Western staff and leaders with foundational knowledge in a wide range of business areas.


Designed for

Western's academic and administrative leaders and staff who are engaged in human resource, accounting or financial management functions as part of their work (e.g. managers, directors, AO's, unit leaders, or other roles within a Faculty or a support unit).



Course fee includes your CIM membership fee.  Once you complete the program you will be responsible for paying your own membership fee which is required to use your CIM designation.


Professional Designation

Many of our courses have been developed to meet the standards of various professional associations:

Canadian Institute of Management

Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario

Insurance Institute of Canada

Canadian Payroll Association

Association of Administrative Assistants 

and numerous others



EquivalencyCourse Equivalency

A maximum of two courses completed at another institute may be accepted towards course requirements.


You can take up to two courses from our Professional Certificate in Management program offered online or at our Downtown Campus. 

The eligible courses are:

Business Finance (in place of Financial Management)

Fundamentals of Accounting

Introduction to Human Resource Management

Introduction to Labour Relations Management

Managerial Communications

Organizational Behaviour

Business Strategy (in place of Strategic Analysis)


Professional Certificate in Public Sector Management (WCIM)
To automatically have your courses tracked towards your certificate completion, click apply now.



8 Course(s)