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Develop your information and communication technology (ICT) knowledge and skills, and enhance your leadership and management competencies. Gain a strategic overview of digital data storage, and retrieval and transmission of information, while learning about ICT challenges and opportunities in today’s work environment. 

While more broadly applicable, courses focus on a public sector context and utilize examples from school board and municipal environments. 

With a total of four courses to complete, this certificate program allows you to apply your knowledge and experience while engaging in the learning. 

Learning Outcomes 

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to: 

  • Describe and apply concepts, processes, and the practice of information and communication technology (ICT) 
  • Incorporate privacy and access to information legislation, policy, and best practices into ICT design and systems management 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and proficiency with the business operations skills required to be successful in ICT 
  • Demonstrate effective leadership practices that align with your organizational values and mission, encouraging meaningful and productive engagement in your organization's success 


  • Information Technology 
  • Communication Technology 
  • Cyber Security 
  • Project Management 
  • Risk Management 


The program requires the completion of four required courses. You must receive a passing grade of 50% or more for each of the four courses to earn this certificate. 


Enrolment is on a course-by-course basis and there is no application required. This program is intended for adult learners who are at least 18 years of age. Course availability changes each semester. It is recommended you submit notification requests for each course in the program to be informed when registration opens. Course registration closes before the start of the semester.

Complete 4 required courses. Request your parchment through the OpenEd Student Portal once all requirements are met.

It will take approximately 4 years at one course per year to complete and receive the certificate.

The price per course is currently $955. Course prices are subject to change and are not guaranteed. The total cost of the program may vary depending on available discounts* and the length of time to completion.

*There are early bird and alumni tuition discounts available for this program.

Additional Information 

If you would like additional information about this program, please contact our main office

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Upgrade to a Diploma

Looking for additional professional development opportunities? The courses from this certificate can be used as electives towards the Diploma in School Board Administration

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