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Business

Program Code:BBS
Campus:Newnham
Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Offered:Summer
Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma

Program Description

You will establish a solid knowledge base in business management and entrepreneurship. You will learn the digital tools and essential employability skills necessary to succeed in the new modern economy within an environment that boasts small class sizes and close interaction with our experienced faculty. Through practical, hands-on classroom activities, you will learn about making business decisions, planning, teamwork and utilizing relevant business computer applications.

You will build an e-portfolio and learn to use social media to establish a career path that has multiple options coming out of the program. When you complete this program, you have the option to enroll in one of the Business Administration three-year programs and earn an advanced diploma in two additional semesters.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: (U) or (M)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s), or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Fees

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Your Career

Seneca's two-year Business diploma program provides you with essential business skills along with an understanding of management functions and general managerial skills for a rewarding career in business. The focus of the program is on acquiring digital, professional and communication skills. We teach our students the latest technology and business applications with an emphasis on the practical knowledge necessary to succeed in the modern business environment. Prepare to graduate with a portfolio of job-ready skills and a wide range of options for your career including banking, marketing, sales, and service and manufacturing industries.

Professional Certification

Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA):

Graduates of the two-year Business diploma will have completed all educational requirements and can submit an application to the Canadian Professional Sales Association to receive a Professional Sales Certificate (PSC). Graduates will have also met all the educational requirements for the CPSA's professional designation Certified Sales Professional (CSP).

Transfer Pathways

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at the following post-secondary institution(s):

Toronto

University/CollegeDegrees Available
Seneca College• Bachelor of Commerce, Human Resources Strategy and Technology
• Bachelor of Commerce, Business Management
• Bachelor of Commerce, International Business Management
• Bachelor of Commerce, International Accounting and Finance
• Bachelor of Commerce, Financial Services Management
Tyndale University College• Bachelor of Arts (Business Administration, Business Administration – Co-op, Business Administration – Health & Human Services, Business Administration – International Development)
York University• Bachelor of Administrative Studies (BAS)

Ontario

University/CollegeDegrees Available
Algoma University• Bachelor of Business Administration
• Bachelor of Arts in a related field
• Bachelor of Business Administration (Brampton)
Carleton University• Any Relevant Major
Nipissing University• Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce
University of Ottawa• Bachelor of Commerce
Wilfrid Laurier University• Honours Bachelor of Arts
• Honours Bachelor of Business Technology Management
University of Windsor• Bachelor of Commerce – Honours Business Administration

Canada

University/CollegeDegrees Available
Athabasca University• Bachelor of Professional Arts – Governance, Law and Management
• Bachelor of Management or Bachelor of Commerce
• Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations
Royal Roads University• Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management or Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business

U.S.

University/CollegeDegrees Available
University at Buffalo• Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Davenport University• BBA-Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Sport Management, BSc – Health Service Administration

International

University/CollegeDegrees Available
Birmingham City University• BA (Hons) Business and Management

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration
EAC150 College English
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
PPS100 Professional Presentation Skills
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
MAN200 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
OBR250 Organizational Behaviour
SMS202 Microcomputer Business Applications II
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
CAP500 Career Planning
CSS300 Customer Service Solutions
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
HRA701 Introduction to Human Resources Management
OPM400 Production & Operations Management - Manufacturing & Services
SMS310 Data Analysis Tools for Business
 
Semester 4
ACC212 Financial Analysis
BUS400 Business Economics
CRM400 CRM & Selling
MAN400 Introduction to Project Management
MGS350 Management Studies: Canadian Business Law
plus: General Education Course

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration
EAC150 College English
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
PPS100 Professional Presentation Skills
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
MAN200 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
OBR250 Organizational Behaviour
SMS202 Microcomputer Business Applications II
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
CAP500 Career Planning
CSS300 Customer Service Solutions
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
HRA701 Introduction to Human Resources Management
OPM400 Production & Operations Management - Manufacturing & Services
SMS310 Data Analysis Tools for Business
 
Semester 4
ACC212 Financial Analysis
BUS400 Business Economics
CRM400 CRM & Selling
MAN400 Introduction to Project Management
MGS350 Management Studies: Canadian Business Law
plus: General Education Course

2014/2015 Academic Year

Semester 1 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration 3
EAC150 College English 3
PPS100 Professional Presentation Skills 3
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance 4
SMS202 Microcomputer Business Applications II 3
SSC100 or
ISC100
Success Strategies for College, or
Introduction to Seneca Studies
2
2
 
Semester 2 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACC106 Accounting I 3
MAN200 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 5
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing 3
OBR250 Organizational Behaviour 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
Semester 3 Course Name Hrs/Wk
CAP500 Career Planning 1
CSS300 Customer Service Solutions 3
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace 3
HRA701 Introduction to Human Resources Management 3
OPM400 Production & Operations Management - Manufacturing & Services 3
SMS310 Data Analysis Tools for Business 3
 
Semester 4 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACC212 Financial Analysis 3
BUS400 Business Economics 3
CRM400 CRM & Selling 3
MAN400 Introduction to Project Management 3
MGS350 Management Studies: Canadian Business Law 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Cindy Cyrus
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22806
Cindy.Cyrus@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Kevin Gumbs
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22489
Kevin.Gumbs@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Aaron Bradley
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22462
Aaron.Bradley@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Aniko Murtescu
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22675
Aniko.Murtescu@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Nancy Rodrigues
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26419
Nancy.Rodrigues@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Miguel Lameiro
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22737
Miguel.Lameiro@senecacollege.ca
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