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Program at a glance

Program code: 
Ontario College Diploma
Length of study: 
2 years
Study options: 
Full-time - September & January
Campus location: 
College Drive, Online

Prepare to launch an exciting and rewarding career in the business field. Learn to develop strategic plans and navigate economic influences affecting the global market, through business simulations and working with real clients. Whether you go on to work for yourself or a large corporation, or continue your education, the opportunities are endless.


Your Future Career

  • Retail sales management
  • Customer service management
  • Entrepreneurship and self-employment
  • Office management
  • Marketing management
  • Government administrative positions
  • Financial planning and investing
  • Human resources

What You Learn

  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Finance and economics
  • Entrepreneurial skills
  • Strategic planning
  • Communications and analysis
  • Ethics and social responsibility
  • Human resources

This program is available in class or entirely online!

McDonald's Canada Management Development Program Information

Admission Requirements: 

Program Prerequisites

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U and any Gr 11 Math (C) or (U)


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September Start

Semester One - Fall:

ACC 135 Applied Accounting I

CMM 125 College Communication I

BUS 102 Business Processes

GED 125Government Relations

MKT 100 Marketing for Business

MTH 170 Business Mathematics


Semester Two - Winter:

ACC 184 Managerial Accounting

BUS 195 Organizational Behaviour

FIN 150Fundamentals of Financial Planning

BUS 240Analysis and Innovation

GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online

MKT 150 Marketing II


Semester Three - Fall:

BUS 155 Personal Effectiveness in Business

BUS 251 Human Resource Administration

BUS 275 Customer Service Management

LAW 230 Business Law

MKT 311 International Marketing

GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online


Semester Four - Winter:

BUS 244 Ethics and Social Responsibility (7 wks)

BUS 290 Career Planning

BUS 340 Strategic Planning

BUS 355 Operations Management

ECN 100MicroEconomics

SBM 226Entrepreneurial Studies


Every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of information provided on our website. The College reserves the right to modify any course, program, curriculum, fee, timetable, or campus location at any time.

Learning Outcomes: 

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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Flexible Delivery: 

Northern Collaborative Project

This program is a part of a collaboration between northern Ontario’s six publicly-funded colleges, which provides increased student access and flexibility through common curriculum and course outlines. The program shares faculty among the colleges and students may be instructed through a combination of classroom delivery on location, online and/or through a virtual classroom.


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