FAST FACTS ABOUT BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MANAGEMENT
In 2018, the World Bank ranked Canada as the second easiest country in the world to start a new business.*
98% of all Canadian companies are classified as small businesses.**
English is the international language of business.***
* World Bank’s Doing Business project, 2018
** Government of Canada, Key Small Business Statistics, 2016
*** Harvard Business Review, 2012
DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS
Learn to succeed in a career in Business Administration Management with MCBT. In less than a year our diploma will give you the knowledge, skills and experience you will need to enter the job market and start your career.
25.5 hours per week
Currently capped at 14 students
Winter 2021 semester – January 4
Spring 2021 semester – TBD
- Launch your career or prepare for further education with topics relevant to today’s global business environment.
- Acquire skills that are sought after both locally and globally, whether you wish to work for a company or start your own.
- Build your résumé and business contacts with a 384-hour practicum placement.
- Learn from respected industry professionals with up-to-date business experience.
- Plus, you can take your education further with our exciting partnership pathway program with Georgian College.
- Office administrator
- Office manager
- Small business owner
- Franchise manager
- Project coordinator
- Marketing assistant
- Business analyst
- Service manager
- Sales manager
- Management trainee
- Assistant manager
- Store manager
- Branch manager
- Human resources assistant
- Payroll clerk
- Entry-level accounting positions
- Operations manager
- Production manager
1-1 Introduction to Business
This course provides a basis for the study of business, describing the global factors that impact the Canadian firm, and how business activities link to resources around the world.
To establish a clear picture of how business works, the course begins with the study of the various aspects of the creation of business operation and how this process is affected by the knowledge and understanding of both domestic and global economic environments as they affect all Canadian enterprises. These topics lead to a more detailed study of the major activities undertaken by all enterprises: technology and communications, business leadership and management, human resources, business operations, finances & accounting, and marketing.
1-2 Computer 1
In today’s fast-moving, mobile environment, technology continues to be incorporated into all business sectors in today’s economy. To compete for employment and to succeed in job roles, college graduates need to possess basic computer literacy skills.
Students learn to prepare a basic and intermediate level of Microsoft Office Excel 2016 spreadsheets with charts and mathematical, data, logical and financial functions, and formulas. Students will apply this knowledge to individual and collaborative assignments that support decision making and problem-solving in a business environment.
1-3 Operations/Supply Chain Management
This course provides an introduction to the study of operations management. It is intended to provide a background to the development of the operations management activity in Canadian business. Students will explore various career choices in operations through reading, class discussions and case studies. Students will apply the theories and concepts of operations management to demonstrate their understanding of the impact of operations activities in business life.
1-4 Business Communication
The first part of the course deals with various types of reports, letters and other written submissions expected in a business management environment. The second part focuses on oral communications and covers presentations, group decision-making, conducting meetings and team building.
1-5 Business Law
Business Law is intended to familiarize you with the Canadian legal system. While the emphasis will be on the law of torts and contracts, the law relating to the activities of business organizations will also be extensively examined. As such, you will study topics among which will be professional liability, corporation law, global citizenship and equity, employment law and much more.
1-6 Marketing and Sales
This course introduces the students to the fundamentals of marketing and how this activity integrates into the overall business model. Marketing is an approach to business that puts the customer at the centre of its activities and focusses on satisfying customer needs and wants to meet the demands of the market place.
1-7 Introduction to Human Resource Management
This course provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the functional areas of, and contextual elements relevant to, Human Resource Management (HRM). It is intended to assist those with little or no prior knowledge of HRM in acquiring a basic level of knowledge/ skill in this subject area. Learners are introduced to the functional areas of HRM and will apply acquired concepts and terminology to solve problems related to effective strategic human resource management in organizations.
2-1 Analyzing Financial Information
This subject develops and extends your understanding of the basic tools of financial management used by all managers in planning, analyzing and controlling their areas of responsibility. Upon completion of this subject you will be able to:
Use financial statements and financial analysis to assess financial strengths and weaknesses;
Explain and apply techniques for managing your business investment in cash, receivables, and inventory;
Display working knowledge of the sources and features of short-term and long-term debt financing;
Display working knowledge of the markets, institutions, and securities for equity financing;
Utilize word processing, spreadsheet, and internet applications to research, analyze and report on financial management issues.
2-2 International Business
This course introduces students to the major considerations in the conduct of business activities within a global context. It provides a broad overview of the domestic and foreign environments within which international business takes place, examines international trade and foreign direct investment, and outlines several of the key strategic decisions facing international business managers. The course takes the perspective of a Canadian business person seeking international opportunities in today’s dynamic global environment.
2-3 Computer 2
Students are introduced to relational database management systems as tools for business decision making. The focus is on the design and creation of microcomputer database applications according to basic relational principles. Topics include the creation and use of tables, custom forms for user input and output, custom queries for data analysis, and custom reports for decision making.
2-4 Statistics for Decision Making and Analyses
This course develops decision management skills for business using quantitative data analysis. We start with a traditional introduction to statistics to collect, analyze, present, and interpret quantitative data. This is not just a statistics course. We also introduce new technologies and methods such as data science, business intelligence, and data analytics to improve critical decision-making skills to solve common business problems. We cover critical thinking, estimation, forecasting, prediction, modeling, multiple regression, model optimization, risk analysis, and, goal-seeking. Students write reports communicating recommendations to senior management from their quantitative analysis. A computer is mandatory.
2-5 Project Management
This is an introductory course that provides an overview of all aspects of project management functions. The topics covered will include project scope definition, the work breakdown structure, project management process, importance of communication and team building, project management strategies, and the role of a project manager.
2-6 Business Ethics
Students will consider their own values, dilemmas, the quality of their relationships, and the meaning of the choices made. Students will then examine business ethics and the highly complex ethical challenges which businesses and individual employees face. Students will consider how they, as an employee, might balance personal and corporate values. Case studies will illustrate how business success is often heavily impacted by the moral consequences of decisions and choices. Ethical issues related to sustainability are also evaluated.
2-7 Personal Development and Career Planning
Submitting a résumé online leads to few results in job searches, as most jobs are filled by personal recommendation, often referred to as the “hidden” job market. Personal networking has always been crucial in seeking a job. Recently social networking has become important as well, although it cannot replace networks created by building personal and professional relationships. This course builds on basic training in communication skills and networking tips that students have received in their previous studies and practical work. Students gain advanced knowledge and skills in improving their cover letter, résumé, business card, and portfolio, in email writing skills and specific soft skills required in their program-specific area. Moving beyond online job search tools, students take a further step in their plans to obtain professional designations and strategic networking with leaders and experts in their industry. With intensive participation in networking events, students have the opportunity to build and improve their professional network.
3-1 Practicum: Business Administration – Management
PROGRAM GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
To be eligible for the Industry-work placement in the third semester students must:
- Complete all their courses in semesters 1 and 2 and achieve a minimum mark of 60% in each course.
In order for a student to receive his/her diploma he/she must:
- Fulfill all the requirements of the program as outlined in the student contract.
FEES FOR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MANAGEMENT
Business Administration Management Compulsory Fees:
|Business Administration Management Compulsory Fees:||Fee Amount|
|Program Tuition Fee||$12,240.00|
|Program Book Fee||$2,100.00*|
|Application Processing & Administrative Services Fee||$500.00|
Business Administration Management Optional Fees:
|Business Administration Management Optional Fees:||Fee Amount|
|Laptop Computer Fee:|
Students entering the Business Administration Management Program are required to have a laptop computer. This is an expenditure assumed by the student as the laptops are not supplied by the school.
|Attire for Industry-Work Experience:|
For their Industry-Work Experience students in the Business Administration Management Program may be required to purchase appropriate business casual attire during their placement.
|Course Retake Fee:|
Students who fail to attain a passing grade of 60% in a course are able to retake that particular course the next time it is offered at a cost specified in the Optional Fees.
A student is only permitted three (3) retakes of different courses in total during the program. If a student fails a fourth course they are to be removed from the program.
|Industry-work Experience/Practicum Retake Fee:|
A student who fails to report to his/her industry experience organization at the pre-arranged times and does not call in to report, will be removed from the work experience and receive an “F” (failing grade) with no opportunity to complete the failed course during that semester.
A student who fails this course for whatever reason. (e.g., failing to successfully complete requirements to the supervisor’s expectations or not meeting the minimum hour requirements within the semester) will have no opportunity to complete the failed work experience until the subsequent semester and will be required to pay a tuition fee equivalent to the fee for the semester.