Advanced Business Management with Co-op

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The Advanced Business Management with Co-op diploma is the ideal way for you to venture into the world of business, network with classmates from around the world, satisfy your intellectual curiosity and add some edge and flair into your academic credentials. Moreover, the co-op term of the program provides graduates with a unique portal into the world of Canadian and global business. This diploma also offers you the option of applying for the Certificate of Supervisory Management with the Canadian Institute of Management.

Learning Objectives

Upon graduation, students will be able to:

  • Develop a critical perspective on the world of business
  • Acquaint yourself with, or fine-tune your understanding of, management fundamentals
  • Sharpen your knowledge and practical command of diverse types of business management
  • Enhance presentation skills in a business context
  • Read contract law cases and discuss the basics of contract law
  • Understand managerial accounting and its relevance to your management practice
  • Discuss and observe how marketing functions in the modern economy
  • Familiarize yourself with key concepts of economics and their application to the economy
  • Draw connections between management, business communication law, managerial accounting, marketing and economics

Diploma Program

Total Program Hours:
1272 Hours
Full-Time Program Length:
48 Weeks
(Includes holidays and professional days)
Program content is subject to change.

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Admission Requirements:
  • International students must pass the Sprott Shaw College Entrance Interview AND provide one of the following:
    • A recognized international English language equivalency test score, OR
    • A pass on our entrance exam, OR
    • Show proof of one: TOEFL iBT 71; TOEIC 750; IELTS 6.0, OR
    • complete Sprott Shaw Language College Level 5
Diploma Requirements:
  • Students must achieve a final grade of 70% or higher in order to graduate
* Advanced Business Management with Co-op was reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

Students can expect to complete one to three hours of homework per day.

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Courses List

This 48 week Diploma program requires the student to complete the following courses.

  • Basic management concepts
  • The evolution of management theory
  • Change management
  • Attitudes, values and culture: The manager as a person
  • Ethics, social responsibility and diversity

  • Communication in the workplace
  • The writing process and the main forms of business management
  • Effective communication with visuals
  • Using appropriate style
  • Writing good, neutral and bad news messages

  • The laws and the legal system in Canada
  • Formation of a valid contract
  • Enforcability of contractual rights
  • Sole proprietorship, agency and partnership
  • Intellectual property, patent, trademark, copyright and franchising law

  • The nature and issues of managerial accounting
  • Cost concepts
  • Cost behaviour, analysis and use
  • Budgeting
  • Cost volume profit relationships

  • The marketing environment
  • Consumer behaviour and market research
  • Segmentation, targeting and positioning
  • New product development
  • Distribution and supply chain

  • Competitive dynamics and government
  • Economic welfare and income distribution
  • Measure of economic activity
  • Inflation and unemployment
  • Fiscal policy

• 24-week co-op (636 hours)

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