School of Business and Management

Business Management

1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Customize the curriculum to meet your particular needs and interests.


This flexible certificate program will give you a solid overview of the industry and business sector. This post-graduate program is for graduates of any non-business college or university program. It will give you transferable skills to make you more employable or give you the skills and knowledge to start your own business in your area of expertise.

Your Future Career

  • Human resources
  • Retail/business management
  • Government agencies and ministries
  • Service firms
  • Chartered banks
  • Entrepreneurship

What You Learn

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Entrepreneurial skills
  • Strategic planning
  • Communications and analysis

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

Semester 1

MGT 101 Advanced Business Processes
MGT 106 Economic Policy
MGT 102 Finance for Non-Financial Managers
MGT 107 Current Issues in Business - Seminar I
MGT 103 Employee Training and Development
MGT 104 International Business
MGT 105 Financial Analysis
MGT 108 Current Issues in Business - Seminar II

Semester 2

MGT 201 Mathematical Models
MGT 202 Market Research
MGT 203 Entrepreneurship
MGT 205 Current Issues in Business - Seminar II
MGT 204 Statistical Analysis
MGT 208 Entrepreneurship Simulation
MGT 206 Marketing for Managers
MGT 207 Current Issues in Business - Seminar IV

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 

Online Campus Shop

You will also need:

  • A Scientific Calculator - apx. $25.00
Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Environmental Management – 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:

Jennifer Sutton – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139