No matter which career direction you’re working towards, learning fundamental business skills can help you to accomplish your goals.
No matter which career direction you’re working towards, learning fundamental business skills can help you to accomplish your goals. In these courses, you will create a strong framework of how to grow professionally by gaining important business knowledge. You will learn how to critically analyze problems, make strategic decisions, use effective negotiation tactics, manage projects and organize finances. You will also practice your technical skills by using different software applications in MS Office. Once you have the confidence in business essentials, you will become more efficient in the workplace and be able to turn your goals into reality.
Business and Career Essentials programs
The Professional Development Certificate in Essential Soft Skills Training (ESST) will help you develop valuable soft skills such as problem solving, communication, creativity and self-awareness. You will learn how to combine all these skills together to work more effectively when faced with obstacles.
The Professional Development Certificate in Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility (EDIA) in the Workplace is currently in development and will launch soon. This program will help you to build a welcoming work environment by practicing intercultural competencies. Join our email lists and we’ll let you know once details become available.
Business Administration programs
The certificate or diploma in Business Administration (CBA/DBA) will expand your knowledge on business administration, marketing, finances, business writing and computing. You will develop the practical skills and knowledge base needed to successfully reach your professional development goals.
|PROGRAM||Certificate in Business Administration (CBA)||Diploma in Business Administration (DBA)|
|DAYTIME INTENSIVE COURSES|
|TIME TO COMPLETE||1-3 years||2-4 years|
|START DATES||September, January and May||September, January and May|
|ADMISSION NOTES||High school graduation required. Best suited 2+ years work or University/College experience.
Applicants are considered on an individual basis.
|High school graduation required. Best suited 2+ years work or University/College experience.
Applicants are considered on an individual basis.
|MORE DETAILS||View Program||View Program|
*The diploma options require completion of 14 courses, this includes eight that are part of the certificate program plus an additional six courses.
For a complete description of the format, program requirements, curriculum and admission requirements for our certificate and diploma programs, please view the individual program pages. For more details about requirements and policies, please visit our policies page.
We also offer program options in Business, Management and Leadership for international students.
Individual business courses for professional development
The majority of courses listed below topic can be taken individually for professional development.
Intercultural Communication in the Workplace
Interpersonal Business Communication
Leadership Skills Development
Microsoft Office Bootcamp
Professional Sales Skills
Social Media Marketing
The Certificate in Business Administration (CBA) is a flexible 13-week program designed to fit the needs of mid-career professionals, full-time employees and people looking for professional development. Learn about business administration, marketing, technology and more.
The Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) is a comprehensive business administration program designed to give you the practical knowledge and skills required for professional success. You'll learn business administration, business writing, management computing, financial accounting, marketing, small business management, international business and more.
The CBA – Fast Track program gives you the business skills you need to get out into the field as soon as possible. Earn valuable business knowledge, management skills, real-world practical experience and a Certificate in Business Administration in just 12 weeks.
The Essential Soft Skills Training (ESST) micro-credential is a new five-week, part-time, instructor-led online program that will build learners’ competencies in critical soft skills: organizational skills, communication skills, critical thinking, and team-building.
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