The Certificate in Not-for-profit Management is designed to provide practitioners and working professionals with the practical and applied knowledge and skills required to manage and lead not-for-profit organizations. The Certificate will consist of 6.0 courses, comprised of 10 certificate-credit half courses, 1 certificate-credit full course and 1 practicum session. Applicants will be required to submit documented proof of relevant workplace experience in order to be considered for admission to the Certificate program.
Enrolment will be limited and competitive, and will be determined on a case by case basis by the Faculty of Social Science and Continuing Studies at Western. Students in the program will be required to maintain a minimum average of 70% in all courses in the Certificate in Not-for-profit Management, with no mark lower than 60%.
All students will be admitted to the Certificate in Not-for-profit Management according to the policies and guidelines for admission to the University. Non-Western students must first apply to Western through the Ontario University Application Centre in Guelph, Ontario. In addition, prospective students must complete the application form for the Certificate in Not-for-profit Management provided by Continuing Studies at Western. Application forms are available through Continuing Studies at Western. Students who are enrolled currently at Western are required to complete only The Continuing Studies at Western application form.