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Business, Short Course

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Barrie, Canada
Build a solid foundation in business with the Business course of Georgian College. Valuable hands-on experience to launch your career from here or take advantage of pathways to further studies.
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Overview

Program description

Students in the Business course of Georgian College acquire a foundational knowledge of the basics of business, with a focus on managing people and processes. Courses in economics, accounting, marketing, and human resources lay the groundwork for future careers and further studies. Individual courses provide the student with the fundamental knowledge and skills required to get to work. Upon graduation, students may launch their career or spring-board into further studies.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities include, but are not limited to, management trainee/manager, sales/sales management, personnel officer/manager in addition to entrepreneurial opportunities. Employers include banks, finance, trust and insurance companies, computer firms, government ministries and agencies, producers of consumer and industrial products, wholesalers, retailers, private companies and non-profit organizations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      4 Semesters, plus 2 work terms (2 Years)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting Principles
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Mathematics of Finance
  • Marketing
  • Customer Service
  • Microeconomics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U) any Grade 111 or 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U)
  • Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M) 
  • Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.
  • Secondary or high school transcripts with proof of graduation, subjects taken and grades received
  • Math and English credits are required at the Grade 12 level

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6870 CAD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6870 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1360 CAD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1360 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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