Business Administration (Certificate)

This program is designed for students interested in pursuing careers within Business, Marketing or Accounting. A selection of courses over a twelve-week program will give students an introduction to the field of business administration and an overview of the some of the administrative needs faced by most companies.

Program Benefits

This program is designed to prepare students for a position within any business related to their general administration needs. At the end of this program students will be able to demonstrate general knowledge of business administration as needed for most companies.

Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma/completion certificate or equivalent.
  • iBT 70, IELTS 5.5, CCEL 125 pass or 70% on the Canadian College online assessment.
12 Weeks (20 Hours / week)

Curriculum

CC 100 - Business Math

This is a fundamental course in business mathematics. Topics covered include mathematics of merchandising, simple interest, compound interest, annuities, loan amortization, and cost-volume-profit analysis. This course is designed to encourage students to develop mathematical skills and abilities by applying them to common business situations. Regardless of his or her prior math experiences, this course will enhance the learner's ability to use mathematics to solve problems and make sound decisions from both a career and personal perspective.

CC 101 - Accounting 1

This course introduces financial accounting concepts. Students learn the double-entry accounting system, including the preparation of financial statements, closing entries, internal controls for cash and payroll accounting.

CC 139 - 21st Century Communication

Advances in technology are reshaping interpersonal communications, as well as how we mass communicate, advertise, organize and strategize in business. The knowledge that students are increasingly expected to demonstrate is transforming. 21st century skills include: information and communication technology (ICT) literacy, the ability to think and problem-solve, interpersonal and self-directional skills, global awareness, and financial, economic, business, and civic literacy. On demand video lessons will be available each week for students to view along with weekly small assignments and three major assignments through the course.

CC 140 - Communications

This introductory communications course emphasizes the development of reading, writing, listening and speaking business communication skills at a college level. Students write for various purposes and audiences and deliver short presentations to small groups. Students research, analyze, summarize and document information. Students self and peer evaluate written documents and oral presentations. Through reading, media response and discussion exercises, students improve their communication skills. Communicating in diverse teams and across cultures is emphasized.

CC 141 - Marketing 1

Designed to provide the student with an overview of the marketing concept and how it can be applied to any type of organization or service. Students also learn how key marketing concepts, principles, and theories can help marketers make effective decisions. Specifically the knowledge and understanding which are needed to assess product, price, promotion and distribution options, and to make marketing mix recommendations for specific target markets.

CC 150 - Business Computers 1

This course is the first part of an introduction to the computer skills required in business today. It provides the student with an introduction to computer file management and Microsoft Word.

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