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Business - Continuing Education

Olds College has a number of business courses available to assist you.  From computer skills to accounting courses to a variety of short online courses, we provide a variety of options.  If you are looking for agriculture-specific business training, check out our Rural Finance and Entrepreneurship Certificate, located in our Agriculture section.

Continuing Education Department

Toll Free: 1-800-661-6537 

Continuing Education: Business - Courses

Customized Training & The Alberta-Canada Job Grant

Are you an employer whose employees could use some extra training?  Are you an employee whose employer is interested in helping you continue your professional development?  We can customize corporate, private training for you and your employees, which is also tailored to be eligible for the Alberta-Canada Job Grant.  Under the Canada-Alberta Job Grant employers are reimbursed for 2/3 of eligible training costs to a maximum of $10,000 per employee!  Find out more information on your eligibility!

Expand your career opportunities in the world of business, or develop the fundamental business skills needed to support your future career or create a team-building experience for you and your employees. Whatever your goal, we can work with you or your organization to customize a private training offering suited to your needs. This can take the form of on-site training, or bring your employees to Olds College for a professional development experience out of the office. One-on-One or Corporate Group Training available.

Contact us at the information above for more information.

Rural Finance and Entrepreneurship Certificate

If you are looking for agriculture-specific business training, check out our Rural Finance and Entrepreneurship Certificate, located in our Agriculture section.

Upgrade your management skills and improve your financial assessment skills! Whether you are a rural business owner or an agricultural lender, this online program will assist you in promoting better business practices within conventional and non-conventional agriculture. Courses are directly transferable into the Agricultural Management Diploma for gaining higher credentials and furthering your career in the Agriculture Industry.

  • 4 required courses + 1 elective  
  • Each course can be taken on a stand-alone basis.
  • Each course is 15 weeks in duration
  • All courses entirely online, fitting your schedule
  • No previous college education necessary 
  • Courses are directly transferable into the Agricultural Management Diploma
  • Eligible for the Alberta-Canada Job Grant