Duration

40 Weeks, 947 Hours

Overview

The Business Administration Diploma is designed to prepare students for the demands of today’s fast-paced business environment. Its objective is to expose students to a vast array of business knowledge, management and administration skills, and practical tools that will assist them in dealing with situations within a business-related career.

Courses focus on professional skills required by today’s employers, including knowledge of how businesses utilize technology, e-commerce, business correspondence, office procedures, project management, and employment success strategies.

 

This program provides students with:

  • A solid foundation in basic principles of a business environment, including current computer applications, marketing, accounting and business law.
  • An introduction to the most relevant aspects of business management and administration.
  • Professional skills in high demand by employers. These skills include: teamwork, communication, customer service, leadership, research and problem solving.
  • A solid knowledge of business practices and principles. It also develops the student’s ability to relate and apply this knowledge to current social and economic conditions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications and accounting.
  • Please note that the focus of this program is to train individuals for entry-level support and/or management trainee positions.
  • It will also provide the skills to progress into management-level careers, given the proper combination of skills, experience, and personal attributes.

 

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent, or
  • Mature Student Status
  • Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instruction.
  • Full time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.
  • Part time students may set their own schedules to a minimum of two training sessions per week. These times may be scheduled during the day, evenings, or on weekends.

 

Core Courses

  • Basic Bookkeeping Level 1
  • Basic Bookkeeping Level 2
  • Business Administration Integrative Project
  • Business Correspondence Level 1
  • Business Correspondence Level 2
  • Business Economics
  • Business Essentials
  • Business Financial Management
  • Business in the Electronic Age
  • Business Law & Ethics
  • Business Math
  • Customer Service
  • Employment Success Strategies
  • Grammar Essentials for Business Writing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Project Management Fundamentals Level 1

 

 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program are prepared for a variety of entry-level administrative and management trainee positions in a broad range of employment settings, specializing in those areas of interest, experience, and greatest ability.

 

Major careers include the following:

  • Accounting and finance,
  • Marketing,
  • Production and Operations,
  • Human resources, and
  • General Administration