Edwards Executive Education

Edwards Executive Education uses the expertise, experience and skills of University of Saskatchewan faculty and professional associates to serve the surrounding business community.

Since 1981, Edwards Executive Education has helped educate and train thousands of men and women representing hundreds of businesses, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations to develop personal and professional management and leadership competence.

Great News! Business Programming Expansion

We are pleased to share with you that the Edwards School of Business will be expanding the Executive Education unit by welcoming staff and programs on business and leadership previously offered through the Centre for Continuing & Distance Education (CCDE). 

The Edwards School of Business proudly continues the tradition of offering excellent business and leadership programming that has been a hallmark of CCDE. The University of Saskatchewan will continue providing high quality programs and services that meet the needs of individuals and organizations.

Fall and winter opportunities from the newly expanded Executive Education unit are now available for registration. If you have questions, please call (306) 966-8686 or email execed@edwards.usask.ca.


Open Enrollment Programs by Category


  • Business Writing & Grammar Workout
  • Digital & Social Media Program
  • Digital & Social Media for HR Professionals
  • Digital & Social Media for Senior Managers
  • Emotional Intelligence: Another Side of Smart
  • Leadership Communication
  • Managing Difficult Conversations
  • Professional Selling
  • Technical Writing
  • The Powerful Presenter in You


  • ICD Not-for-Profit Governance Essentials Program
  • ICD Directors Education Program


  • Effective Executive Leadership Program
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Leadership Conference
  • Leadership Essentials for Supervisors
  • Spring Forward: Grandey Leadership Luncheon


  • Building Teamwork Across Cultures, Diversities & Geographies
  • Developing a Coaching Mindset
  • Edwards Seminar Series
  • Labour-Management Relations Certificate
  • What the Non-Financial Manager Needs to Know about Financial and Managerial Accounting

Project & Process Management

  • Business Analyst's Course
  • Masters Certificate in Project Management
  • Operational Excellence Certificate
  • Project Management Course
  • Supply Management Training
  • Team Leadership Skills for Project Managers

Special Events

  • Women of Influence Breakfast
  • Spring Forward: Grandey Leadership Luncheon
  • Leadership Conference

Customized Programs

We can offer any of our programs to organizations as customized programs to fit your group training needs.

The Betty-Ann Heggie Womentorship Program

Research shows that nearly every successful woman will say that she benefited from mentorship while navigating the labyrinth of her career. Thanks to Betty-Ann Heggie's generous financial support and donated time, the Edwards School of Business has a program to help University of Saskatchewan graduates find personal and professional fulfillment while helping companies keep women actively engaged in their organizations.

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Featured Program

Lean Office

Do you have any of these issues?

  • Errors, mistakes, and rework keep cropping up
  • Some things just take too long
  • Work piling up on someone's desk

If you answered "yes" to any of the above, then register today in Analyzing & Improving Office and Service Operations (Lean Office). Saskatoon: May 25 - 26, 2015