The Business Administration Diploma consists of 8 courses. Most are a combination of experiential classroom based lectures, workshops and seminars, small group discussions and presentations, role plays and debates. The program delivers current business concepts and real-life examples to illustrate a worldly view of the business environment.
This course introduces students to computer applications for business. An overview of computer hardware, terminology, and windows is followed by an introduction to the current widely used business software such as Microsoft Office. In particular, the students learn word processing; spreadsheets, the use of graphics for presentations with PowerPoint and the database create.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Computer Software Skills, Presentation Skills, Spreadsheet Development
Business communications is designed to develop the writing skills of individuals who need excellent written and verbal communication skills in their business activities. This course provides a writing process of planning, drafting, and revising, which leads students through the complex process of creating and revising documents, and requires critical thinking about written and verbal communication. Business documents such as formal reports, letters and memos will be the basis of all assignments. Introduction to oral communications serves as a base for Business Communications 2.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Communications, Presentation Skills, Formal Reporting, Critical Thinking
This course builds on the principles developed in Business Communications 1 by providing further guidance on developing communication skills. Students will gain insight into written and verbal communication including using technology to provide a high level of professionalism.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Computer Software Skills, Writing, Presentation Skills
This course introduces the students to the construction and interpretation of financial systems, records, reports and statements, including how accurate and complete financial data is for a business to ensure its ongoing success. This course is the first in a series of courses to build a solid base in accounting from both a practical and a theoretical perspective.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Calculations, Communications, Problem Solving
This course is a continuation of the work stated in the course of Introduction to Accounting. This course provides the students with the introduction to the construction and interpretation of financial systems, records, reports, statements including how vital accurate and complete financial data is for a business to ensure its ongoing success.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Analytical Skills, Calculations, Communications
Improving organizational effectiveness by studying behavior in organizations is the focus of this course. Students develop the ability to evaluate their own behavior and that of others by critically examining performance and activities at the individual level, the group level, and the organizational level.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Teamwork, Communications, Situational Problem Solving
This course is designed to provide the students with an overview of the marketing concept and how it can be applied to any type of organization or service. This course includes the controllable and uncontrollable elements of marketing, strategic planning, market characteristics, marketing research techniques, market segmentation and target market selection.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Analytical Skills, Creativity, Situation Analysis
This course introduces students to the Canadian legal system, dispute resolution, and torts including product liability, contracts, sale of goods, agency, employment, business structures, personal and intellectual property, E-commerce and international trade.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Legislative Knowledge, Critical Thinking, Communications
This course helps students prepare the required skills and knowledge they need to become and remain employed. They will learn the best known job search techniques to help them differentiate themselves from competition, find viable opportunities and make a case for why and how they will add value to prospective employer in today’s competitive global economy.
Skills and Benefits Acquired - Job Search Skills, Presentation Skills, Sales Skills