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Business

Available: Summer, Fall, Winter

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 enrol in one of the Business Administration three-year programs and earn an advanced diploma in two additional semesters.

Campus

Duration

4 Semesters (2 Years)

Credential Awarded

Ontario College Diploma

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).

Related Careers

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

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).

Program Costs

2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR

Tuition – Domestic

$3,923

Tuition – International

$14,410

Book & Supply Costs

$1,600


Please note: All costs are approximate, may vary by campus and are subject to change at any time without notice. Parking, locker and some mandatory incidental fees are among the charges not included in the figures above.

Program Details

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.

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.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

Admissions

Need to know more about your application and/or the application process? Reach out to our admissions advisors for assistance.

Domestic
Judy Chung 416.491.5050 ext. 22127 Judy.Chung@senecacollege.ca
International

Student Recruitment

Have questions about Seneca’s campuses, financial aid, student supports and more? Connect with one of our student recruiters for more information or to book a campus tour.

Student Recruitment
Additional Contacts

Program Coordinator

Nancy Rodrigues 416.491.5050 ext. 26419 Nancy.Rodrigues@senecacollege.ca

Program Chair

Sarah Arliss 416.491.5050 ext. 26116 Sarah.Arliss@senecacollege.ca

Why Choose Seneca?

Passionate, expert faculty from a range of professions


Real-world learning experiences through paid and non-paid work opportunities


Curriculums developed in collaboration with industry advisory committees


A variety of credentials offered from certificates, diplomas, degrees, and graduate certificates


Opportunities to pathway to higher level credentials at Seneca and other universities in our transfer partnership network