• Business Courses Online

Upgrade your skills through an online delivery style.

Are you looking for a fast way to upgrade your skills or add current and relevant training to your CV? We have a wide range of business courses offered in an online delivery format. Learn the difference between our different types of online delivery styles

Course features:

  • offers great networking opportunities as you get to know your instructor and classmates
  • each course can be taken individually for professional development or applied towards a Business Administration credential

Here is a list of business courses offered in online format, including those offered in the upcoming term. To see the full list of courses and formats that Continuing Studies at UVic offers, please view our course listing page. 

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Business Administration

This course introduces you to the nature and scope of decision making in business, and provides an overview of the functional areas of management, finance, marketing, and organizational behaviour. Using a business case approach, you will develop a personal framework for defining and analyzing business problems and developing solutions and plans of action.
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Managing in the Digital Economy

This course will demystify the opportunities and challenges created by technology and provide guidance on how to successfully leverage technology for business success while mitigating risk.
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Social Media Marketing

Learn about web-based business models, social media technologies and strategies, and digital marketing trends.
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Strategic Leadership

The objective of this course is to create an awareness of what constitutes the process of leadership, and the skills needed to effectively lead in a complex and constantly changing environment.
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Strategic Management

This course uses a strategic management approach to provide you with a systematic framework for evaluating the strategies, policies, design, productivity and performance of organizations.
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Finance

This course is designed to follow the introduction to finance and continues using material presented in Financial Accounting.
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Business Law

It is essential for business people to acquire a general understanding of the law as it affects businesses in the conduct of their operation and the legal framework within which management decisions take place.
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Small Business Management

Small businesses represent a vital economic activity in Canada, and small business owners and managers must quickly develop a broad range of entrepreneurial and managerial skills in order to prosper and grow their companies.
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Marketing

This course has been designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of marketing. The modules are intended to provide an introductory level of understanding of each topic, how that topic relates to the marketing function, and to encourage further studies in each specific area. The course outline will define the specific areas to be covered.
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Human Resource Management

This course focuses on the management of human resources (HRM) in a Canadian context.
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Financial Accounting

This course is an introduction to financial accounting. You will be introduced to the accounting cycle as well as the preparation of journal entries and financial statements.
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Interpersonal Business Communication

The goal of this course is to assist in improving the effectiveness of your interpersonal communication in a workplace and personal setting. You will be challenged to examine the way you communicate, the effect that your communication has on others and the application of the course material in a workplace settings.
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Business Writing

Communicating effectively in the workplace requires specific skills and the self-confidence to apply them effectively. This course is designed to improve communication skills by providing practical processes and easily applied strategies for achieving success.
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Project Management

Whatever your area of expertise, learn and apply the fundamental concepts of effective project management. A seasoned PMP designated professional will work with you throughout a project management cycle: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing.
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Management Practices

This course provides managers and students who aspire to management positions with an opportunity to assess and enhance their own use of contemporary management techniques and practices.
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International Business

This course examines the global environment in which firms operate and how that environment affects the strategies and choices the companies make. We will examine how businesses are managed across different countries, considering factors both external and internal to the company.
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Microsoft Office Bootcamp

This course will accelerate your existing Office skillset through a mix of online instruction and self-study where you’ll go from basic to advanced skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and more in a matter of weeks.
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Data Visualization and Reporting

Develop your skills in Data Visualization and Reporting. Learn how to use common industry reporting and visualization tools such as Excel, Tableau, PowerBi and Shiny.
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Fees

For fee details and to register, click on "learn more" beside individual courses.