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Intensive Programming
Learn in Canada at the University of Manitoba


Learn in Canada

Learn in Canada at the University of Manitoba with education for international professionals and students. Offered by Extended Education at the U of M, Intensive Programming options are designed to prepare you for life and work in Manitoba, Canada, and North America. Gain a world of experience in a year of Canadian living, learning, and working in Manitoba.

Start in September, January, or May

Please apply at least six months in advance. Cost is $13,200, and subject to change.
See International Guide for details.


Applied Business Analysis Build your knowledge and skills and learn the tasks involved in the growing profession of Business Analysis. Earn a certificate in Business Analysis.

Applied Business Management Make a greater impact in the strategic direction of an organization by developing your managerial business knowledge and skills. Earn a certificate in Management and Administration.

Applied Human Resource Management Become a leader in Human Resources with innovative courses that correspond with the HR competency framework. Earn a Certificate in Human Resource Management.

Intensive English Program Learn English in a high-quality academic institution, with access to campus services and to extensive social, cultural, and recreational opportunities through Experience Manitoba Activities.


Live, learn and work in the heart of North America in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The University of Manitoba is Western Canada’s oldest university, and it welcomes many international students. In the province of Manitoba, enjoy the colourful beauty of four distinct seasons with a variety of activities and recreation options to explore.

Upcoming Intakes

Applied Business Analysis
Sept 2019 - Closed
Jan 2020 - Open

Applied Business Management
Sept 2019 - Closed
Jan 2020 - Open

Applied HR Management
Sept 2019 - Closed
Jan 2020 - Open

Intensive English Program

Monthly Start dates Open

What graduates and students say

“The University of Manitoba is definitely the place to be. I have had a tremendous experience here. The program offers the opportunity to network with some really smart and intelligent people, the opportunity to learn from instructors who care about us and have sound industry knowledge. My previous education and work experience complimented the things that I’ve learned here, which makes me an even stronger professional.”

Avelia Stewart (Trinidad and Tobago)
Student, Applied Human Resource Management

“Applied Human Resource Management was the perfect choice for me. It was an amazing experience. It was one of the most important periods of my life. It’s the perfect way for you to understand the human resources area here in Canada.”

Francisco Bastidas (Colombia)
Human Resource Administrator, New Directions
Applied Human Resource Management Grad 2019

“A business course doesn’t only relate to one line of career. This is a really good one to do. The opportunity is here for practicum. The school, I love it. You’ll go a very long way. I think what I have learned is really going to help me. With my two degrees and my years of experience in my field, this is just like the icing on the cake for me.”

Hauwa Roti (Nigeria)
Student, Applied Business Management 2019

“Applied Business Management was very, very good. I would definitely recommend it to other people who are ready to get an idea about Canadian workplace culture. It really helped me to understand. My project management instructor helped me to build my confidence so I could present myself in front of the crowd. That was a big moment for me. When I went for my work placement, I had that confidence.”

Jatinder Kumar Dhiman (India)
Quality Assurance Technologist, Custom Castings Ltd.
Applied Business Management Grad 2019

“I would highly recommend our program. This is a very good opportunity. In a short time, I learned a lot. Human Resource planning, Human Resource strategy… We have to do analysis, step by step. Before, I didn’t have that clear sense of order. After, I just implement it. I just finished my internship. I made a lot of improvements there.”

Ying Lyu (China)
Student, Applied Human Resource Management 2019

“Take this program to improve your communication skills, know about the Canadian culture and the Canadian workplace. I got so many good friends. We never felt we were away from home. It was very good studying here. It’s completely awesome.”

Amanjot Kaur Virk (India)
Customs Agent, Transat
Applied Human Resource Management Grad 2019

“I just found that this was a pretty cool experience. This is a fantastic university and especially the professors and the classmates, they are really helpful. The professional courses are quire useful, and  I can apply this knowledge in my environment.”

Yao Xiao (China)
Public Relations Officer, Global Education College
Applied Business Management Grad 2019

What more graduates and students say


Jesse McGregor

“Applied Business Management was really good to me. I learned about Canadian business, language, culture. I learned how to interact with so many different cultures. I recommend this program absolutely.”

Fabio de Souza (Brazil)
Administrative assistant, WRHA, Golden Links Lodge
Applied Business Management

“Applied Business Management was a really valuable experience. You are immersed in a high-level cultural education in Canada. You learn from Canadians, and gain tips and perspectives.”

Jimmy Quinones (Colombia)
Copywriter, Changemakers
Applied Business Management

“To build knowledge on HR within the Canadian context, I definitely recommend Applied Human Resource Management. There is a lot to gain from it.”

Samar Seoudi (Egypt)
Instructor, Extended Education
Applied Human Resource Management

I recommend Applied Human Resource Management. I wish it was longer. The practicum was the best. It provided us with precious local working experience and introduced me to Canadian culture, to the way people communicate in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Canada.”

Hao Cui (China)
Applied Human Resource Management

What instructors say

“When students come here, as English language teachers, we are their bridge to Canadian culture. I tell them about my experiences in going to other places. I talk about my mistakes that I’ve made with language and with language learning. To connect with your students, to be there for them, it is important to me.”

Greg Whyte, English Instructor
Extended Education at the U of M

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