Business Management with Co-op

Full-time | Post-Secondary Diploma
Vancouver
Jan, May, Sep, Nov
133 Weeks | Work + Study
Dom. $ Final Domestic Tuition after Discounts
Int. $ Final International Tuition after Discounts
Full-time | Post-Secondary Diploma
Jan, May, Sep, Nov
Dom.$ Final Domestic Tuition after Discounts
Vancouver
133 Weeks | Work + Study
Int.$ Final International Tuition after Discounts

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT WITH  CO-OP

Throughout this one-year post-secondary diploma program, you will be equipped with the required skills, knowledge, and attitude to efficiently work in the Business Management sector.

Program Description 

In this program students will Identify and understand the techniques and theories of successful businesses, including how to manage finance, fundamental principles of marketing and how to create effective business strategies. 

Why study this program?

This program will facilitate the development  the necessary skills and knowledge to make an impact in the workplace, such as understanding the relationships between businesses and different local, national, and global environments. Students will learn to apply cognitive and problem solving skills to improve communication skills and operate effectively individually and as part of an executive team. The real-world business skills acquired in this program will prepare students to successfully enter the Canadian labor market as capable business professionals. 

Campus:Vancouver

Qualification: Post-Secondary Diploma

Program Duration:

CCTB

Work Experience

The Co-op work experience placement represents 50% of the total program duration. You will get the opportunity to apply your newly acquired skills within the industry through a guaranteed paid work experience placement opportunity. 

Develop your skills and expertise to advance yourself in a successful career

 


Business Management with Co-op

This two year diploma in business management enables you to maximize your leadership and entrepreneurial potential by expanding your critical decision-making skills. The business management program others you the opportunity to broaden your perspective on data analytics to then make evidence-based decisions and leverage technology with search engine optimization to increase brand awareness

Program Courses:

Fundamentals of Business Communication

  • This course offers a case-oriented, problem-solving approach to Windows and for learning Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Windows: Students will explore the fundamentals of Windows to develop the skills necessary to work effectively within this operating system.
  • Microsoft Word: Students work with both basic and advanced features while creating a variety of documents such as letters, memos, forms, and reports.
  • Microsoft Excel: Students explore both basic and advanced features while creating a variety of documents such as budgets, marketing and sales reports, forecasts, and statistical tables.

Principles of Accounting

  • In this course, emphasis is placed on analyzing and recording business transactions using the rules of double-entry bookkeeping. In addition, adjusting journal entries and everyday transactions for both service and retail businesses are recorded and coupled with the preparation of basic financial statements. 
  • This course also provides a practical introduction to computerized accounting. Students learn not only how to set up a computerized accounting environment, but also to convert a manual accounting system to a computerized system. Students will be working with a variety of business simulations providing hands-on experience with all aspects of work transactions in the general, payables, and receivable ledgers.

Business Environment

  • The aim of this unit is to provide students with an understanding of different organizations, the influence of stakeholders and the relationship between businesses and the local, national, and global environments. In this unit students will consider how different market structures shape the pricing and output decisions of businesses, as well as other aspects of their behavior.

Managing Financial Resources

  • This course’s aim is to provide learners with an understanding of where and how to access sources of finance for a business and the skills to use financial information for decision making.

Organizations and Behavior 

  • The aim of this course is to give learners an understanding of individual and group behavior in organizations and to examine the current theories and their application in managing behavior in the workplace.

Marketing Principles

  • This course aims to provide students with an understanding of concepts and principles that underpin the marketing process. Students also explore the impact of the marketing mix elements on marketing decision making and develop marketing strategies based on the marketing objective.

Business Decision Making 

  • This course provides students with the opportunity to develop techniques for data gathering and storage, an understanding of the statistical tools available to create and present useful information, in order to make business decisions. Students also use current technological tools to produce and analyze information.

Entrepreneurship

  • In this course, students will explore the world of entrepreneurship and economic development. The personality/character traits that are associated with the entrepreneurial spirit are modeled. Students will identify and evaluate business opportunities. Students will then develop a business plan for a potential new start-up and present the plan accordingly.

Microeconomics

  • Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge of individuals, households and firms' behavior in decision making and allocation of resources.  This course will examine consumer behavior, market adjustments, competition, technological change, costs, profits, pricing, individual company output via lectures, case studies, presentations, and applied activities via lectures, case studies, presentations, and applied activities.

Macroeconomics

  • Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge of the part of economics concerned with large-scale or general economic factors, such as interest rates and national productivity. This course will examine national and international economic output, monetary policy, international trade, technological change, inflation, economic growth, supply and demand, unemployment, and economic systems via lectures, case studies, presentations, and applied activities.

Human Resources Management

  • Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge of Human Resource Management including, but not only the areas of health and safety, recruitment, training, compensation, job analysis, performance management, legislation, and retainment via lectures, case studies, presentations, and applied activities.

Business Negotiation and Leadership

  • Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge of contracts, industrial relations, negotiations, dispute resolution, and effective leadership.  The concepts of leadership, ethics, perception, evaluation, planning, and strategy will be examined via via lectures, case studies, presentations, and applied activities.

Business Marketing Strategies

  • Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge of the marketing process including, research, development, planning, strategy, implementation, and management.  Many facets of marketing will be discussed, including value creation and communication, promotions, marketing channels, use of feedback and surveys, pricing, sales strategies, and advertising via lectures, case studies, presentations, and applied activities.

The Legal Aspects of Business

  • Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge of contracts, intellectual vs real property, patents, trademarks, copyrights, franchising, employment, administration, torts, and general legal considerations as they apply to Canadian business law via lectures, case studies, and applied activities.

Business Management

  • Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge of the practices of business management in Canada and in general. In a simulated business environment comprised of lecture, and applied activities, students will acquire knowledge of management concepts, law, social responsibility, ethics, finance, marketing, operations, and human resources via lectures, case studies, presentations, and applied activities.

Research Project

  • Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate the core competencies required in Business Management. Students will research, define, employ, and create a strategic plan for a simulated business. Students will deliver a business plan and final presentation which includes a market analysis, an implementation strategy, and a feasibility study. 

Check the requirements below to prepare your application to CCTB

Students must be in possession of one of the English Language Equivalencies in the list below.

Language proficiency requirements are admission requirements and may not be waived by either the institution or the student.

Admission Requirements:

  • Good command of English language IELTS 5.0 or equivalent outlined in CCTB
    Language Proficiency Assessment Policy
  • High school diploma or equivalent from an approved government institution of
    applicant’s home country, or applicant is minimum 19 years of age
  • Students are required to have and use their own personal computer in class.

The following are accepted:

  • English Grade 12 (from a high school program in Canadian, US, UK, or other English-speaking country)
  • Communications Grade 12 (from a high school program in Canadian, US, UK, or other English-speaking country)
  • IB (International Baccalaureate) English A1/A2 (HL or SL)
  • IELTS: (International English Language Testing System) Band 5.0 or higher
  • TOEFL: (Test of English as a Foreign Language) IBT 38-45 or higher
  • Successful completion of CCTB EAP (English for Academic Purposes) Level 3
  • CAEL: (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) Score of 45 or higher
  • PTE: (Pearson Test of English) Score of 45 or higher
  • CLB: (Canadian Language Benchmarks) Level 6 or higher
  • TOEIC: (Test of English for International Communication) Score 600 or higher
  • Duolingo: Score of 85 or higher
  • Successful completion of a Designated ESL school program with level equivalent to tests outlined in section 1 above OR from an established pathway partner of CCTB
  • Applicants may choose to complete the TLGC Online Pre-Arrival Test and receive customized language study plan based on the applicant’s test results if a passing grade is not achieved
  • Applicants that are not in possession of one of the credentials above, are advised to enroll in The Language Gallery Canada (TLGC) UPP (University Pathway Program) Successful completion of TLGC UPP level 4 is recognized by CCTB in lieu of the aforementioned assessments

 

 

 


Studying the Business Management with Co-op program will provide you with skills that you can take into many different roles. Some roles you could consider pursuing after you finish the program include:

NOCs: 1221, 1411, 1432, 0111, 0112, 0114

  • Administrative Services Officer
  • Office Administrator, Administrative Services Coordinator
  • Office Services Coordinator
  • Office Administration Clerk
  • Administrative Support Officer
  • Administrative Technician
  • Budget Analyst
  • Business Services Officer Documentation and Projects Analyst
  • Office Administrative Technician
  • Operations Officer
  • Project Administration Officer
  • Records Administrator

Intake Dates:

26 September, 2022

07 November, 2022

09 January, 2023

15 May, 2023

Work + Study

International Tuition: $15,900 CAD

Scholarship: $4,000 CAD

Special Launch Promotion: $2,022 CAD

Final International Tuition after Discounts: $9,878 CAD

 

Domestic Tuition: $15,900 CAD

Scholarship: $4,000 CAD

Special Launch Promotion: $2,022 CAD

Final Domestic Tuition after Discounts: $9,878 CAD

 

*Additional fees may apply. Textbook costs are not included.

 

When applying to CCTB, please note that all applications must be submitted online using the Online Application in the link below:

 

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When applying to CCTB, please note that all applications must be submitted online using the Online Application in the link below:

 

REGISTER NOW

Employment and Career Highlights


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$54,275


Average annual salary for Business Administrator in British Columbia 

12,770


People working as Business Administrators in Vancouver

7,560


Business Administration job openings (2014-2024) in British Columbia

Student testimonials

“They have helped us to prepare our resumes, prepare for interviews, and we were so confident, we were able to communicate with the people. I have recommended CCTB to many of my friends and in future will continue to recommend.”

Namrata Skang, CCTB student

“The materials and skills gained are really applicable with what I am doing now and I still use them. The materials are precise.”

Galina Kovalenko, CCTB student

“When I joined the orientation sessions, I found it very knowledgeable. The preparation that I had with my instructor was very helpful and that got me my first job."

Saqib Butt, CCTB alumnus

“The environment was very friendly and informative. Instructors conducted mock interviews that helped us later when going for real interviews.”

Stan Yartsev, CCTB alumnus

“The program felt very hands-on, and it helped me to improve my real-world experience. Our classes were international; students were from all over the world, for example, India, Russia, Ukraine, Philippines and Canada. Anybody who wanted to learn was here"

Yulia Terekh, CCTB alumna