oxford colleges in Canada logo
a

Business Management Co-op Diploma

 

  • Guaranteed job placement support for the co-op period
  • 2 year program with paid work opportunities
  • Globally recognized Business Management Diploma upon graduation

Contact us for scholarship options

 

Overview of Business Management Diploma in Canada

In today’s globalized world, it’s crucial to think beyond local boundaries. The Business Management Diploma Program introduces students to a global perspective on business operations, helping them understand and adapt to different cultural, legal, and economic environments.

study and work in Canada

What Will Students Learn?

The diploma program starts with the basics of business management, such as principles of management, economics, accounting, and statistics.

Students will take advantage of hands-on learning and practical applications are fundamental parts of the course.

As the course progresses, students delve into international business specifics. Topics such as international marketing, finance, supply chain management, and business law become the focus.

Learn technical skills in Canada

Be prepared for various positions in business management

Unlock the most updated business management courses

business management diploma program

$22 – $32

average earning per hour

106,000

job openings by 2028

Business Management Job Opportunities in Vancouver

With the skills and knowledge gained from the Business Management Diploma Program, students will have access to a variety of employment options in Canada.

Check out the following job opportunities:

  • Office coordinator/administrator
  • Administrative assistant
  • Marketing coordinator
  • Sales assistant
  • HR assistant
  • Finance assistant

Business Management Courses

International Business Management courses in Vancouver are prepared for students who can coordinate roles in a general business context or assistant-level roles in specific business functional areas across a wide variety of industries.

Foundations of Business Applications and Information Systems

This course gives students the technical foundations required to use the Microsoft Office suite and Google Drive programs in a professional setting. Students will learn and practice techniques to create visually appealing, functional products. These products can be used for information sharing, analysis, and presentations.

Plagiarism, Citations, and References

This mini course introduces students to the academic skills for appropriate citations. Students will learn the fundamentals of how to avoid plagiarism and how to cite and reference appropriately using the APA (American Psychological Association) style.

Introduction to Business Management

This course provides an overview of how business operates in the Canadian environment. Students will be introduced to specific areas that make up a business, such as finance, marketing, human resources, and information technology. In this course, students will analyze existing businesses and how their operations function.

Business Mathematics

This course provides students with the mathematical tools used to analyze basic business functions. Students will review foundational math skills, then apply those skills to specific business areas such as human resources, marketing, and accounting.

Business Communication and Correspondence

This course will help students develop the written and verbal communication skills required in a professional workplace. Students will review the planning, writing, and revision process for various formats of short texts. Students will improve their writing and oral presentation skills through practical exercises.

Interpersonal Skills for the Workplace

This interactive course provides opportunities for students to improve their interpersonal communication and teamwork skills. Students will develop practical skills in sharing feedback, resolving conflicts, and negotiating. Throughout all components, students will reflect on their own abilities and areas for growth.

Introduction to Canadian Business Law

This course will provide students with an overview of the Canadian legal system and key issues relating to business, including tort law, contract law, and laws related to the digital economy. Students will use a case study approach to understand and discuss the fundamentals of business law in Canada.

Operations Management

This course introduces students to the field of operations management in both goods-producing and service-producing environments. Students will learn the basic concepts of operations management and value chains, and then progress to the foundations of designing and managing operations and supply chains.

Entrepreneurship

This course introduces students to the process for planning and setting up a new business. Students will explore methods for becoming a business owner, and strategies for entrepreneurial success. Students will examine the business planning process and prepare a basic business plan for a start up.

Interpersonal Skills for the Workplace

This course provides a thorough overview, from the big picture of hiring and retaining quality staff, planning, and organizing, to the technical details for cleaning each area of the hotel. Practical information from industry experts makes the contents of this course immediately applicable to your job situation.

Sales Management

This course will present basic financial accounting concepts and show students how they apply to the hospitality industry. Students will learn the responsibilities of a hospitality property’s accounting department, the advantages, and drawbacks of various types of income statements as well as the role of inventory in calculating profit.

Marketing Essentials

This course will introduce students to the foundations of marketing concepts, strategies and practices. Students will consider the analysis required to create a marketing plan, including the external environment, market research, and consumer behaviour, and key elements of the marketing mix.

Digital and Social Media Marketing

This course is designed to give students an overview of marketing in a digital and social media environment. Students will learn how to use online media as an effective tool in their marketing strategy. They will develop the foundational knowledge and techniques needed to analyze and produce online content.

Human Resource Management

his course introduces students to the major functional knowledge areas within human resources, including talent management, total rewards, and organizational relationships. Students will use case studies and class discussions to understand human resources in a context of the wider organization.

Intercultural Communication

This course will provide students with an introduction to communication among different cultures. Students will learn frameworks for discussing cultural traits while accounting for individual differences. Students will develop strategies for effective intercultural communication. Through reflection on the role of their own culture in their business interactions, they will develop plans for future growth and flexibility.

International Business

This course provides students with an introduction to business in a globalized world. Students will explore the nature of the international business environments, how firms enter new markets, and how international considerations impact a business.

Organizational Behaviour

This course introduces students to the field of organizational behaviour from individual, team, and organizational perspectives. Students will examine the factors that influence organizational structure and culture, and the interactive dynamics between them.

Introduction to Accounting

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of accounting as practiced in Canada. Students practice the full cycle of accounting with a focus on merchandising companies., and will learn to prepare core financial statements.

Organizational Behaviour

This course will present basic financial accounting concepts and show students how they apply to the hospitality industry. Students will learn the responsibilities of a hospitality property’s accounting department, the advantages, and drawbacks of various types of income statements as well as the role of inventory in calculating profit.

Leadership Skills

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of leadership in organizations. Students will examine what makes leaders successful in different contexts and explore ways to apply these skills to their own personal and professional lives. Students will collaborate with their peers to examine the role of ethics in leadership, the consequences of poor leadership, and strategies for personal growth.

Financial Accounting

This course expands on the concepts presented in 4.1 BACT and will introduce the students to long lived assets and liabilities. Students will learn to create and interpret cash flow statements, as well as how to use financial statements to support decision making.

Project Management

This course will present basic financial accounting concepts and show students how they apply to the hospitality industry. Students will learn the responsibilities of a hospitality property’s accounting department, the advantages, and drawbacks of various types of income statements as well as the role of inventory in calculating profit.

Canadian Workplace Preparation

This course will present basic financial accounting concepts and show students how they apply to the hospitality industry. Students will learn the responsibilities of a hospitality property’s accounting department, the advantages, and drawbacks of various types of income statements as well as the role of inventory in calculating profit.

Business Management Program Start Dates

Terms
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
2023
November 6th, 2023
December 4th, 2023
2024
September 3rd, 2024
October 1st, 2024
November 4th, 2024
January 8th, 2024
February 5th, 2024
December 2nd, 2024
March 4th, 2024
April 8th, 2024
May 6th, 2024
June 3rd, 2024
July 2nd, 2024
August 6th, 2024

* The schedule is subject to change

Admission Requirements of the Program

1. Language Requirements

English language proficiency is demonstrated through one of the following:

  • IELTS 5.0 with no band lower than 4.5
  • TOEFL iBT 49
  • Cambridge PET – Merit
  • CLB – 5-6
  • TOEIC 431-530
  • ELLT 4
  • OIEG Placement Test Level 6
  • DuoLingo 85
  • Completion of at least 2 years of full-time academic study in one or more of the following countries where the language of instruction was English:

Antigua, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Canada, England, Eswatini, Gambia, Ghana, Grand Cayman Islands, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, New Zealand, Nigeria, Northern Marianas, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, Sierra Leone, South Africa, St Kitts, St Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Islands, Wales, Zambia, Zimbabwe

2. Age Requirements

Previous academic achievement demonstrated through one of the following:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Mature student status (i.e., a person 19 years of age or older who has not graduated from high school)

FAQ

1. What are the career opportunities after completing the Program?

After completing the program, you can pursue various career paths such as International Business Consultant, Global Business Manager, Export Manager, International Trade and Customs Manager, and many more.

2. How is the Business Management Diploma Program different from a traditional Business Management Program?

While both programs cover fundamental business principles, the International Business Management Diploma Program places a significant emphasis on global business strategies, international finance, and multicultural management skills.

3. What is the duration of the Business Management Diploma Program?

Our International Business Management Diploma Program takes one to two years to complete, depending on the co-op part of the program.

This program is approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.