-Grade 12 or equivalent
- Mature student status (18 years of age or older) and a passing score on the entrance examination

Benefits of this program

- Prepares you for valuable industry certifications
- Market-driven programs
- Growing demand for professionals in this area

Employment Opportunities

- Marketing
- Sales
- Human Resources
- Banking
- Business Management

Program Info: Business Administration Diploma

Admission Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or Mature Student Status
  • Proficiency in English language
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency
  • Admissions interview and entrance essay required

Co-op Work Experience:

  • Completion of 960 hours of co-op work experience for diploma attainment
  • Co-op placements available throughout Ontario

Career Opportunities:

  • Graduates equipped for entry-level administrative and management trainee positions across various industries
  • Opportunities in accounting, finance, marketing, production, operations, human resources, and general administration

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administering and coordinating business operations
  • Implementing efficient processes and procedures
  • Conducting research and preparing reports
  • Assigning and reviewing work of administrative staff
  • Providing information to staff and clients
  • Training staff and troubleshooting office technologies
  • Supervising departmental staff and ensuring compliance with business laws
  • Possessing a range of personal attributes including decision-making, time management, teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills

Program Objective:

  • Prepare students for fast-paced business environments
  • Provide comprehensive understanding of business principles, management skills, and practical tools
  • Focus on professional skills in demand by employers, including e-commerce, business correspondence, office procedures, project management, and employment success strategies
  • Develop proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and accounting principles
  • Train individuals for entry-level support and management trainee positions, with potential for progression into management-level careers

Core Courses:

  • Keyboarding (Minimum 25 WPM)
  • Office Skills
  • Personal Computer Fundamentals
  • Basic Bookkeeping Levels 1 and 2
  • Internet Fundamentals
  • Office Procedures Levels 1 and 2
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Operating Systems (Basic Windows proficiency)
  • Word Processing (Intermediate Microsoft Word proficiency)
  • Spreadsheets (Intermediate Microsoft Excel proficiency)
  • Accounting (Sage 50 Premium Accounting)
  • Business Essentials
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Grammar Essentials for Business Writing
  • Business Correspondence Levels 1 and 2
  • Business Math
  • Business Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Law & Ethics
  • Employment Success Strategies
  • Thought Patterns for a Successful Career
  • Business Presentations (Basic Microsoft PowerPoint proficiency)
  • Data Management (Basic Microsoft Access proficiency)
  • Project Management Fundamentals Level 1
  • Business Economics
  • Business in the Digital Age
  • Business Administration Integrative Project
  • Job Search and Résumé Writing
  • Strategies for Success


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