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Industry Partnerships

Transfer Option Partnerships

SAIT's School of Business is dedicated to providing graduates with access to further education and professional designations. Diploma graduates who meet the GPA requirements from accepting institutes can apply for to complete a degree at several universities. Find more information regarding transfer opportunities.

Industry Partners 

Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) 

The School of Business maintains an active partnership with CPA Alberta, the province's professional accounting organization. Two of our programs are recognized as meeting the prerequisite educational requirements needed to enter the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP): the Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting major) and the Bachelor of Applied Business Administration (Accounting major). We also offer the CPA prerequisite courses available for open enrolment registration through the Professional Accounting courses.

Apprenticeship and Industry Training - Blue Seal Certificate

Journeypersons seeking to earn their Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) certificate from Apprenticeship and Industry Training can do so by completing SAIT's Applied Management certificate of achievement. The Blue Seal recognizes tradespeople who have developed business skills by taking courses through an approved educational provider.

Canadian Institute of Management 

The Business Administration (Management major) diploma has national accreditation for the Certificate in Management and Administration leading to the Certified in Management professional designation through the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM).

Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA)

The Business Administration (Marketing major) diploma is recognized by the CPSA as meeting their educational requirements. Graduates of the Business Administration (Marketing major) diploma who completed the Professional Selling (MKTG 365) course elective are eligible to apply for the CPSA's Professional Sales Certificate, which recognizes that you possess all the skills and knowledge needed to start a career in sales.  

Institute for Performance and Learning

The Institute for Performance and Learning is Canada's only not-for-profit, member-based organization representing workplace learning professionals. It recognizes SAIT's Train the Trainer Certificate of Completion as meeting the competency requirements for their live skills demonstration and written exam of the Certified Training Professional (CTP)TM designation.

Project Management Institute (PMI®)

SAIT is a Registered Educational Partner with PMI Southern Alberta. Courses in the Applied Project Management certificate of achievement can be put towards the Project Management Professional (PMP®) designation. SAIT is also the winner of PMI's Professional Development Provider award in 2014 and 2013.