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CIFFA/Schulich Management Courses

Grow your business management skills in the freight forwarding industry.

Advance your career

CIFFA partners with the Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) to offer three online courses that contribute to the Professional Freight Forwarder (PFF) designation. These courses focus on: sales, client service and finance. Each course was designed with the logistics manager in mind, but general enough that employees within any organization would benefit.


Register for all three courses together and receive the discounted price, a 10% savings. This offer ends February 22, 2024. You will also receive the Business Ethics for the Logistics Professional course. Successful completion of all three Schulich courses, and the Business Ethics course brings you one step closer towards achieving the CIFFA Professional Freight Forwarder designation. Contact to learn more and register.

CIFFA/Schulich Management Program

Skill Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Time: 180-210 hours
Outcome: Joint Schulich/CIFFA Certificate of completion and possible qualification for PFF

Selling Strategies for Logistics Professionals

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Enhance your business leadership role by learning the foundations of a comprehensive sales strategy and more.

Financial and Managerial Accounting

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This is Schulich’s premiere financial and managerial accounting course for business leaders. The course has been designed to transform the non-financial manager into a more effective team member who can propose, analyze and evaluate financial decisions.

Building a Strong Customer Service Culture for Your Organization

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Learn how your organization should strategically approach a customer service culture – that every single team member supports. Develop an active plan using input from your customers and business team to achieve the top service levels in your industry.

Are there prerequisites to take these courses?

No, courses can be taken as independent study and provide great value for all who wish to improve their business acumen.

Do these courses count towards the achievement of the PFF?

Yes, completion of all three courses are required towards a Professional Freight Forwarder designation.

What certifications do I gain from these courses?

Each course offers a joint Schulich/CIFFA certificate of completion.

Who teaches the Schulich Management program?

Professors from the Schulich School of Business designed and teach this course and are experts in their fields.

About our Courses

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Our courses are comprehensive and teach you what you need to know to succeed.
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Taught by professionals

Our instructors work in the field, so they have first-hand experience.

What people say

Schulich courses helped to capture a better understanding of core components of businesses in my daily work. The courses provided a good grasp of fundamental of sales, financial accounting procedures and customer service culture. The online material was easy to use and user friendly. The instructors were very knowledgeable and a pleasure to interact with every week.
Jonathan V Legault
Rutherford Global Logistics
The CIFFA/Schulich Management Program with its knowledgeable team of instructors do an excellent job teaching core business principles related to the international freight forwarding industry. I learned everything from how sales strategy and sales management affects all aspects of business to developing a plan to achieve the top service levels in the industry. I am able to translate what I’ve learned to my day to day tasks and responsibilities as Manager of Operations at TAM International LP.
Rob Klassen
Operations Manager - TAM International
Learning with CIFFA was definitely the best route I took in Canada. It helped me learn all the verticals and to be a true Forwarder. It also helped me advance my career in the Freight Forwarding Industry. The encouragement from Instructors and the learning methodology is excellent, You truly use this learning into your day to day activities.
Antonio Da Silva
Sales Manager Ontario - LCL Canada

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Sign up for Schulich/CIFFA Professional Management courses.