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Ontario College Graduate Certificate | 2 semesters | Barrydowne and Online

Maximize your leadership potential by expanding your management skills through this one-year program. You will take a series of carefully selected business courses that will build and enhance your skills in critical areas of management such as finance, marketing, human resources, and leadership. These courses are designed to enhance your employability and career advancement.

This program features a hybrid delivery of in-class and online courses. You must also participate in two weekend residency (virtual or on-campus) activities.

Program Highlights

  • 1 year – 2 semesters
  • The only graduate certificate program of its kind in Ontario
  • Courses delivered online in combination with 2 weekend residencies on campus
  • Flexible delivery allows you to continue working while earning your certificate
  • Choose from 4 streams to develop specialized management skills – health care, community services, non-profit, or skilled trades

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How to Apply

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Admission Requirements

Graduate of a recognized two- or three-year postsecondary program. Applicants working in related industries without a diploma or degree may be considered on an individual basis.

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Program of Delivery

Semester 1 - Fall 2016
Semester 2 - Winter 2017

Program of Study

Semester 1Credits
SOC 1005Ethics Social Responsibility 4
BUS 1085Roles and Compentencies 3
BUS 1048Trends and Issues I 1
BUS 1133Customer Service Planning 3
BUS 3550Corporate Finance I 3
HRP 7106Organizational Behaviour 4
One of the following Elective courses:  3
Organizational Governance 3
Marketing Management 3
Business Research 4
 Term Credits: 21
Semester 2
BUS 1081Proposal Writing 3
ACC 7300Managerial Accounting 4
BUS 1083Leading in Organizations 3
BUS 1134Trends and Issues II 1
BUS 3585Entrepreneurship 3
HRP 7110Human Resources Management 3
One of the following Elective courses:  3
Professional Selling 3
Cultural Awareness 3
Project Management 4
 Term Credits: 20
 Total Credits: 41

Program Delivery

Students in the Winter 2017 version will commence their studies in semester 2 of the program.

Semester 2 - Winter 2017
Semester 1 - Fall 2017

Program of Study

Semester 1Credits
SOC 1005Ethics Social Responsibility 4
BUS 1085Roles and Compentencies 3
BUS 1116Trends and Issues I 1
BUS 1133Customer Service Planning 3
BUS 3550Corporate Finance I 3
HRP 7106Organizational Behaviour 4
One of the following Elective courses:  3
Organizational Governance 3
Marketing Management 3
Business Research 4
 Term Credits: 21
Semester 2
BUS 1081Proposal Writing 3
ACC 7300Managerial Accounting 4
BUS 1083Leading in Organizations 3
BUS 1134Trends and Issues II 1
BUS 3585Entrepreneurship 3
HRP 7110Human Resources Management 3
One of the following Elective courses:  3
Professional Selling 3
Cultural Awareness 3
Project Management 4
 Term Credits: 20
 Total Credits: 41

Tuition Fee (Canadian Students)

The tuition fee for the 2015-2016 academic year is $6,418.34. Next year's tuition fees will be available by May 1, 2016.

Tuition Fee (International Students)

The tuition fee for the 2015-2016 academic year is $13,614.00 for two semesters of study. Next year's tuition fees will be available by May 1, 2016.

Books & Supplies

The estimated cost of books and supplies for the 2015-2016 is approximately $800 per semester. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this one-year graduate certificate program will be positioned to pursue management positions in a wide range of organizations including:

  • Financial institutions
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Government offices
  • Public accounting firms
  • Small businesses
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Health care
  • Community services
  • Entrepreneurial ventures

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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