School of Business and Management

Business Administration

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Enjoy small class sizes from amazing professors


Learn to develop strategic business 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 and customer service management
  • Entrepreneurship and self-employment
  • Office management
  • Government administrative positions
  • Financial planning and investing
  • Human resources

What You Learn

  • Operations management
  • Management accounting
  • International business
  • Finance and payroll

Delivered as part of the Northern Ontario Colleges Collaborative Program (NCCP)

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

If English is not your first language you must either provide proof of English competency or take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on IELTS, or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer scored) or 80 IBT (internet based) to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. SPP in India requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

ACC 135 Introduction to Financial Accounting I
BUS 108 Introduction to Business
BUS 117 Computer Applications for Business I
BUS 251 Introduction to Human Resources
MKT 100 Introduction to Marketing
CMM 125 College Communications I
MTH 173 Business Math I

Semester 2

ACC 142 Financial Accounting II
BUS 120 Computer Applications for Business II
ECN 100 Microeconomics
MKT 130 Marketing II
CMM 230 Workplace Communications
MTH 176 Business Math II
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Semester 3

ACC 209 Managerial Accounting
ECN 101 Macroeconomics
BUS 195 Organizational Behaviour
BUS 202 Professional Selling
BUS 212 Operations Management
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Semester 4

SBM 226 Entrepreneurship
LAW 230 Business Law
BUS 209 Business Simulation
BUS 207 Statistics
BUS 214 Project Management
BUS 245 Corporate Social Responsibility
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Ontario College Diploma

Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Advertising and Marketing Communications – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?

Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Micheline Demers – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139