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Business Administration Diploma

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The purpose of the Business Administration Diploma program is to provide students with the skills necessary to work in the area of Business Management. Participants will gain valuable and comprehensive knowledge that reflects the most current practices and trends in today's dynamic global environment.

This 25-week diploma program is instructor-driven, allowing students to navigate quickly through a solid foundation theory. The curriculum includes experiential lectures and workshops facilitated by specialized industry experts who have at least 5 years working experience in the industry. The successful completion of 8 courses is required for program graduation. A Brighton College Business Administration Diploma will be granted to students who successfully complete the program.

The program duration is 25 Weeks:
25 Weeks theory classes

The theory class is 20 hours per week:
20 hours lecture & discussion

Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) or mature student status;
  • Grade 10 Math or pass College Math assessment
  • Domestic: Grade 10 English or pass College English assessment; International student: IELTS 6.0 proof (or equivalent) or pass College English assessment

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    A Global Learning Perspective
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    Travel Opportunities
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    Excelling in Complex Environments
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    Competing with Strategy


  • Entry-level Jobs
  • Office Clerk
  • Executive Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Human Resource Assistant
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Reception
  • Career Paths
  • Office Manager
  • Office Administrator
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Supply Chain Logistics Manager
  • Data Entry Supervisor

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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.

BAF 110, 4 Weeks | Business Computer Applications
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
BAF 120, 3 Weeks | Business Communications 1
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
BAF 130, 3 Weeks | Business Communications 2
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
BAF 140, 3 Weeks | Introduction to Accounting
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
BAF 150, 2 Weeks | Financial Accounting
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
BAF 160, 3 Weeks | Organizational Behaviour
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
BAF 170, 3 Weeks | Marketing - A Global Managerial Approach
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
BAF 252, 3 Weeks | Professional Selling Skills
This course offers students an opportunity to learn and practice a combination of selling fundamentals and selling strategies needed to succeed in today’s business environment. The focus of the lecture/workshop is all of the skills required for developing and implementing relationships, product, customer, and presentation strategies.
BAF 600, 1 Week | Employment Readiness
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

" Brighton College had a friendly environment, very encouraging instructors, and supportive staff. I had a very good experience at Brighton College, and I learned everything about the local construction industry. "
Alex Asipenka Brighton College Alumni

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