Executive Professional Development (EXDT)


Possible courses may include the following below and a confirmed list of available courses will be forwarded to all EXDT students in August.

Suggested Courses

ACCT 350 Fraud Awareness, Prevention and Detection
ECON 309 Managerial Economics
FNCE 221 Financial Planning
FNCE 342 Canadian Insurance Practices
FNCE 344 Canadian Investment Funds
HOSP 311 Consumer Behaviour: The Guest Experience
HOSP 330 Strategic Revenue
HOSP 440 Conference & Event Management
HOSP 460 Hospitality Risk
HOSP 470 Hospitality
LAWW 326 Commercial Law
MARK 325 Advertising and Promotion
MARK 362 Professional Selling
MARK 430 On-Line Marketing
MGMT 392 Negotiations
MGMT 460 Canadian Business
MGMT 483 Project Management for Management
MGMT 494 Strategies for Sustainable Development
TRMT 353 Community Development in Recreation and Tourism
TRMT 357 Adv. Research Methods in Recreation & Tourism Management
TRMT 368 International Marketing in Recreation and Tourism
TRMT 395 Ethics in Sport Recreation and Tourism
TRMT 397 Programming and Services for Youth
TRMT 450 Volunteer Management


Are you a professional in the VIU region?

Looking for a professional development opportunity?

Do you want to pursue studies in one or more of the following areas?

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Hospitality Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Wine Industry

Professionals who wish to develop their skills and professional potential by taking undergraduate courses in the Faculty of Management may apply to become Executive Professional Development (EXDT) students. EXDT students are eligible to register in a variety of available courses each year.

EXDT students are eligible to register in a selection of Faculty of Management courses provided there is room in a course in August.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit an application for admission along with a resume and/or a transcript showing completion of a university degree or professional accounting designation. Individual courses and admission prerequisites will not be required for EXDT students. Individuals registering in these courses should be prepared for university level coursework and should have or develop research and business writing skills through self-study as necessary prior to the course.