Enhance your leadership skills quickly and effectively online, at the time and place that works for you.

Online Leadership and Management Development (LMD) courses provide graduate level professional development opportunities in two ways: scheduled online courses for individuals, and custom-tailored solutions for organizations. Our courses focus on immediate workplace applicability, addressing specific management or leadership skill areas with curriculum adapted from Athabasca University’s (AU) highly successful online MBA for executives.

How courses work

All online LMD courses are four weeks in length and are paced, meaning there are scheduled start and end dates, and assignment deadlines within each course. Courses are also asynchronous—meaning you are never required to be online at a particular time.

The AU advantage

Our online LMD courses are different than other professional development or executive education options. Our courses are graduate level; structured with course objectives and focused learning outcomes specifically designed for managers and professionals with significant work experience who are poised for advancement.

Our courses are also developed and presented by professors, who are typically academic faculty from AU, other academic institutions or expert practitioners in their field. Their role is not to lecture, but rather to guide group discussions and collaborations to achieve more effective peer learning.

Visit the course schedule page for a list of courses available for registration


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