The Management Diploma is a two-year program that helps graduates develop key employment skills in areas such as oral and written communications, problem-solving, accounting, marketing, human relations, economics, law, information systems, and business ethics and readies them for entry-level general administration and sales positions.
Those who complete just the first year will be awarded a Business Foundations Certificate. This qualifies graduates for some entry-level positions, but they are encouraged to continue their education part-time or online if possible.
If you enjoy working with people and are a creative person with good communication skills, this program could be for you.
Upon completion of this program, students are able to:
- Prepare effective business documents including memorandums and short reports.
- Solve business problems using complex quantitative techniques.
- Describe the environment that businesses operating in, the functions of management, and the role of different management disciplines.
- Maintain the financial records of a small business using computerized accounting software.
- Utilize spreadsheet and other application software in day-to-day work activities.
- Explain how effective management information systems can contribute to an organization’s success.
- Discuss how human and interpersonal behaviour theory can be applied to maximize organizational efficiency.
- Collect and analyze information to assist management in making more effective operational decisions.
- Implement effective human resource practices in an office environment.
- Develop a basic marketing plan for a new product or service based on a strong understanding of the 4Ps of product, price, place and promotion.
- Apply the basic principles of contract, tort, employment and other areas of business law to decision making.
- Demonstrate professional selling practices that maximize company profitability through strong customer service and retention.
- Summarize the influence that cultural, economic, political and geographic forces have on international operations and expansion.
- Employ ethical principles in management decision making.
- B.C. Grade 12 or mature student status
- Foundations Math 12 or Pre-Calculus Math 12 with a C+ minimum or equivalent
- English 12/English 12 First Peoples with a minimum of 73 per cent or equivalent
Students may commence their studies while they upgrade their English and Mathematics.
|Mathematics for Business and Economics (Recommended) or
Finite Mathematics with Applications
|ENGL 1100||Introduction to University Writing|
|Introduction to Basic Economics or
Principles of Microeconomics (Recommended)
|MNGT 1710||Introduction to Business|
|ACCT 2210||Financial Accounting|
|CMNS 1290||Introduction to Professional Writing|
|Principles of Microeconomics or
Principles of Macroeconomics (Recommended)
|ACCT 2280||Accounting Software Systems|
|MIST 2610||Management Information Systems|
|ORGB 2810||Organizational Behaviour|
|ACCT 2250||Management Accounting|
|Economics and Business Statistics 1 (Recommended) or
Introduction to Statistics
|MKTG 2430||Introduction to Marketing|
|HRMN 2820||Human Resource Management|
|BLAW 2910||Commercial Law|
|MKTG 3450||Professional Selling|
|IBUS 3510||International Business|
|MNGT 3710||Business Ethics and Society|
|ORGB 3770||Teamwork in Organizations|
|FNCE 2120||Financial Management|
|MKTG 3470||Consumer Behaviour|
|HRMN 3830||Human Resource Planning and Staffing|
|HRMN 3840||Employee and Labour Relations|
|BLAW 3920||Employment Law|
Students must achieve a grade of C- or better in all courses to graduate. Those who plan on pursuing the Bachelor of Business Administration are recommended to take MATH 1070, ECON 1900, ECON 1950, and ECON 2320.