Business and Entrepreneurship

Ontario College Business Diploma


Prepare to launch an exciting and rewarding career in the business field. 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.

Note: Students have up to 7 years to complete all requirements.

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U, any 12 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

Semester 1

ACC140  Accounting Principles I Register
BUS108  Introduction to Business Register
BUS117  Computer Applications for Business Register
BUS251  Human Resources Administration Register
MKT100  Marketing I Register
CMM125  College Communication I Register
MTH173  Business Math I  Register

Semester 2

ACC142  Financial Accounting II Register
BUS120  Spreadsheet Management  Register
ECN100  Microeconomics  Register
MKT130  Marketing II  Register
CMM230  Business Communication  Register
MTH176  Business Math II  Register
GENED  Gen Ed Elective

Semester 3

ACC209  Managerial Accounting  Register
ECN101  Macroeconomics  Register
BUS195  Organizational Behaviour  Register
BUS202  Professional Selling  Register
BUS212  Operations Management  Register
GENED  Gen Ed Elective 

Semester 4

SBM226  Entrepreneurship  Register
LAW230  Business Law  Register
BUS245  Corporate Social Responsibility  Register
BUS209  Business Simulation  Register
BUS214  Project Management  Register
BUS207  Statistics  Register
GENED  Gen Ed Elective 

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at

Students may also purchase textbooks from a source of their choice, but the ISBN must match.

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Please note that the learning outcomes for courses and programs in the Continuing Education department vary based on the course provider. Please contact the Continuing Education department with any questions:

Business Management – 8 months to complete
Human Resources Management – 8 months to complete