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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 model of in-class, virtual, and several online courses. You must also participate in two weekend residencies on campus. 

Program Highlights

  • 1 year – 2 semesters

  • September and January intakes

  • Courses delivered in a hybrid delivery model consisting of in-class, virtual, with several online classes, in combination with two weekend residencies on campus

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How to Apply

Business and Information Technology

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.


Program Delivery


This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Winter Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2019
  2. SEMESTER 1 Fall 2019


This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Fall Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Fall 2019
  2. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2020

Winter Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2020
  2. SEMESTER 1 Fall 2020

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the Academic Schedule on our website.

Program of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
BUS 1048 Trends and Issues I 1
BUS 1085 Roles and Compentencies 3
BUS 1133 Customer Service Planning 3
BUS 3550 Corporate Finance I 3
HRP 7106 Organizational Behaviour 4
One of the following Elective courses: 3
Business Research  
Marketing Management  
Professional Selling  
Semester 2
BUS 1081 Proposal Writing 3
ACC 7300 Managerial Accounting 4
BUS 1083 Leading in Organizations 3
BUS 1134 Trends and Issues II 1
BUS 3585 Entrepreneurship 3
HRP 7110 Human Resources Management 3
SOC 1005 Ethics & Social Responsibility 4
One of the following Elective courses: 3
Project Management  
Social and Digital Media  
Organizational Governance  
 Total Credits41


Tuition and Ancillary Fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies is approximately $1,600. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Graduate Options

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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