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AFOA Canada’s Online Courses  



Registration accepted until September 11, 2020

Semester runs from September 8 to December 18, 2020


AFOA Canada Online Courses

AFOA Canada has a variety of online courses which are available to you to take online, whether you are looking to become a Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM), a Certified Aboriginal Professional Administrator (CAPA) or simply looking to increase your skill set in a specific area!

  • Our courses are easily accessible so you can enhance your skills while you are working full-time or traveling.
  • Now you can go after that career you've always wanted!

Continue building YOUR education portfolio for YOUR career and
join the growing number of professionals who are enhancing
their finance and management skills and becoming certified!

Online Course Learning Features:

•    Online courses are guided by professional Instructors
•    Students require access to the internet to complete courses
•    Self-paced - not too slow, not too fast
•    All courses are 15 weeks in length
•    Courses available 24/7
•    Accessible and flexible for YOUR schedule, home or on the road, these courses are for you!
•    Student support is available throughout the semester

Join the growing number of professionals, working in Aboriginal environments, who are enhancing their management skills. Start building your credentials today. Begin climbing your education ladder, open doors and future opportunities!

Register Now for AFOA Canada's Online Courses

CAFM Program

Aboriginal financial operations have become increasingly diversified and more complex.  Aboriginal financial managers are required to move beyond just financial management and acquire effective management skill sets.  The CAFM program is designed to provide you with a skill set to be a well-rounded financial professional to meet the changing business environment and to bring added value to financial operations of your organization

If you are looking to become a stronger financial practitioner or obtain your professional designation, these online courses are requirements of the CAFM designation and lead to many more opportunities. Click on the links below for course descriptions or to register.

Click on the links below for more information:

CAPA Program

AFOA Canada's newest designation is the Certified Aboriginal Professional Administrator (CAPA). The CAPA Program is specifically designed to enhance the knowledge and professional development of Senior Administrators and aspiring Senior Administrators working in Aboriginal communities and organizations on-reserve, off-reserve and in remote, rural, and urban settings. Click on the links to the right for course descriptions or to register.

Through this program, Administrators will learn how to significantly enhance their workplace performance and successfully fulfill their mandates to provide optimal service to meet the needs of their communities and organizations.

Click on the links below for more information:

Professional Development

This course will provide an opportunity for participants to learn how the enabling tools may be used to strengthen the financial administration and economic development capacities of First Nation communities who choose to participate under the legislation.

The FNFMA is legislation that was passed in 2005 and established fiscal institutions designed to provide First Nation band governments with the practical tools available to other governments for modern fiscal management.

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Student Testimonials

"I have enjoyed taking the CAFM courses and each course relates directly to my workplace as it relates to Financial Management and Human Resource Management. All the assignments have complemented my First Nation community as we continue to move towards self-sufficiency."
James E. Carriere
     Cumberland House Cree Nation, SK

“I enjoyed the CAFM 14 course and participation of other students from all over the country, an eye opener on the challenges being faced by Aboriginal organizations in terms of capacity and defining for themselves what is accountability and how to engage the community in matters relating to accountability.”
Catherine Marangu, CAFM
     Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, YT