Program Objective

This Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management is "Approved as a vocational program under the Ontario Career Colleges Act, 2005"

This Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management provides a basis for the development of a career in management for graduates who have not previously undertaken an administrative studies degree. The program provides knowledge and skills essential for superior management performance and encompasses the ethos of practice-based learning, social justice, inclusion, and research with real-world impact. The course aims for general management skills which are developed to provide expertise in strategic thinking, critical analysis, developing and implementing business plans, decision-making under uncertainty, understanding organisational dynamics, effective communication and promoting change.

Key Benefits

The key benefits of this program are to develop key management skills, increase Employability and get introduction to the business world. You can learn about multiple disciplines. These typically include human resource management, entrepreneurship, finance and service operations.

Program Outline - NOC Code and Job Functions

Course Outline:

  • Business Fundamentals

  • Managing People and Teams

  • Business Communications

  • Business Analysis

  • Principles of Management

  • Organizational Culture

  • Introduction to Marketing

  • Business Statistics

  • Organizational Behaviour

  • Financial Accounting I

  • Global Business Environment

  • Business Law

  • Professional Development and Ethics

  • Corporate Strategy

  • Financial Accounting

  • Human Resource Management

  • Information Systems (60 Hours)

  • Sales and Distribution Using ERP Applications (60 Hours)

  • Project on Sales and Distribution ERP Applications

  • Operational Management

  • Technology Management

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Project Management Planning

  • Managerial Finance

  • Enterprise Risk Management I

  • Enterprise Risk Management II

  • Projects

Associated National Occupation Classification (NOC) Codes

After pursuing Post Graduate Diploma in in Business Management, the graduates are eligible for positions falling under the following job titles under 1221:

  • Access to information and privacy officer

  • Administrative officer

  • Administrative services co-ordinator

  • Co-ordinator, office services

  • Forms management officer

  • Liaison officer

  • Office administrator

  • Office manager

  • Planning officer

  • Records analyst - access to information

  • Surplus assets officer

  • University admissions officer

Employment areas and Prospects

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required

  • A university degree or college diploma in business or public administration may be required.

  • Experience in a senior clerical or executive secretarial position related to office administration is usually required

  • Project management certification may be required by some employer

Main duties

Administrative officers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Oversee and co-ordinate office administrative procedures and review, evaluate and implement new procedures

  • Establish work priorities, delegate work to office support staff, and ensure deadlines are met and procedures are followed

  • Carry out administrative activities associated with admissions to post-secondary educational institutions

  • Administer policies and procedures related to the release of records in processing requests under government access to information and privacy legislation

  • Co-ordinate and plan for office services, such as accommodation, relocations, equipment, supplies, forms, disposal of assets, parking, maintenance and security services

  • Conduct analyses and oversee administrative operations related to budgeting, contracting and project planning and management processes

  • Assist in preparation of operating budget and maintain inventory and budgetary controls

  • Assemble data and prepare periodic and special reports, manuals and correspondence

  • May supervise records management technicians and related staff

Mode of Training

This program is offered in-class format only.