Business Administration

  • Program Title: Business Administration
    Credential: Diploma
    Delivery: Campus or Online
    Program Length: 52-Weeks
    Offered: This program is available starting every Monday.

    *Prior to Practicum:
    – Complete all theory subjects
    – Achieve a passing grade of 60%

    Program Description


    PROGRAM OVERVIEW

    A college education in Business Administration will take your career to the next level. Graduates are prepared to work in diverse team settings and contribute to projects with practical presentation and research skills. Use a range of fundamental knowledge and skills in areas such as finance, accounting, human resources, operations management, marketing, sales, and information and communication technology.

    TRAINING LOCATIONS

    All theory and practical learning labs are held in the classroom including Problem Based Scenarios. If the student elects to choose the Supervised Field Placements, these are held at agreed upon practicum locations where the college has an agreement in place with the designated site.

    SUPERVISED FIELD PLACEMENT

    Students will have the opportunity within 160 hours to practice their entry level business administration skills in a broad range of employment settings in all sectors of business and industry, both domestic and international, including manufacturers, retailers, financial institutions, government offices, consulting firms, and other large and small businesses.

    PROBLEM-BASED SCENARIOS

    In this subject, students will work through 200 hours of problem-based scenarios that will touch upon several key business areas in alignment to the subjects undertaken in this Business Management Program. Distance education students only.


  • Admission Requirements


    • Grade 12 or OSSD equivalent
    • Mature Student with Wonderlic SLE min. score 60 on test
    • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) with required software

  • Courses


    NETC offers a 52-week diploma program.

    Courses include (Total of 24 courses and 1 field placement or PBS for Distance Education Students)

    • Business and Ethics Fundamentals
    • Business Computer Application – Office 2016 Suite
    • Macroeconomics
    • Business Communication
    • Business Law Administration
    • Marketing Administration
    • Financial Accounting Administration
    • Business Mathematics in Canada
    • Business Management and Administration
    • Human Resource Administration
    • Interpersonal Communications
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Operations Administration
    • Customer Service Administration
    • Financial Management Administration
    • Global Business Today
    • E-Commerce Fundamentals
    • Project Management Administration
    • Sales Management Administration
    • Microeconomics
    • Essentials of Organizational Behaviour
    • Management Information Systems
    • Business Statistics
    • Canadian Public Administration
    • Business Management Practicum OR
    • Problem Based Scenarios

  • Course Descriptions


    Business and Ethics Fundamentals
    In this subject, students learn about the business and society with a focus on three key words: ethics, responsibility and sustainability. Students will also learn about the corporation – the main business institution and the influences on integrity in business and it’s accompanying responsibilities. Students will also learn that ethics and responsibilities of business in society are integrally connected to stakeholders who represent individuals or organizations that influence the corporation and/or are influenced by the corporation.

    Business Computer Application
    In this subject students will be provided with the resources and guidance to develop skills in Microsoft Office 2016 applications, focusing on Windows 10, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook. Students will be provided with guided practice as well as independent projects, improve it projects and challenge projects to development and enhance Microsoft Office 2016 proficiency.

    Macroeconomics
    In this subject, students will explore the performance and behaviour of the economy as a whole. Students will focus their attention on economic growth, the business cycle, interest rates, inflation and the behaviour of major economic aggregates such as the government, household and business sectors.

    Business Communication
    In this subject students will explore: building effective messages, composing business messages, creating audience-focused messages, researching and reporting skills. Students will also explore job hunting skills when researching jobs, creating resumes and cover letters and preparing for the interview process.

    Business Law Administration
    In this subject students will explore: the legal environment for business, the law of torts, the law of contract, the law of business relationships, the law of property and special legal rights and relationships. Core and emerging topics will cover the full span of business law in the everyday commercial world.

    Marketing Administration
    In this subject, students will explore the following topics: marketing fundamentals; markets and their behaviour; marketing strategies and marketing mix elements; focus on new and evolving areas and the marketing and strategic planning process.

    Financial Accounting Administration
    In this subject, students will explore the following topics: accounting in business, analyzing and recording transactions, adjusting accounts for financial statement, completing the accounting cycle and classifying accounts, accounting for merchandising activities, inventory costing and valuation, internal control and cash, and receivables.

    Business Mathematics in Canada
    In this subject, students will explore the following topics: review and applications of basic mathematics and algebra, ratios and proportions, mathematics of merchandising, linear equations, simple and compound interest, annuities, loan amortization of mortgages, bonds and sinking funds and business investment decisions.

    Business Management Administration
    In this subject, students will explore: management principles for tomorrow’s business leaders by weaving three threads through every chapter: strategy, entrepreneurship and active leadership.

    Human Resource Administration
    In this subject, students will explore the following topics: the strategic human resource management model, planning human resources, attracting human resources, placing, developing and evaluating human resources, motivating and rewarding human resources, maintaining high performance and human resource management in a global context.

    Interpersonal Communications
    In this subject, students will explore: the fundamentals of interpersonal communication, interpersonal communications skills in action and the dynamics of interpersonal relationships.

    Entrepreneurship
    In this subject, students will explore the following topics: the role of entrepreneurship and small business in Canada; evaluation of a business opportunity; business plan; buying a business and franchising; financing a small business; marketing management and the role of the marketing mix in small business; operations management; human resource management; managing growth; and managing the transfer of the business.

    Operations Administration
    In this subject, students will explore: introduction to operations management, demand forecasting, system design, quality; supply chain management, operations planning, project management, and waiting-line analysis.

    Customer Service Administration
    In this subject, students will explore: the customer service profession, contributing to the service culture, verbal and non-verbal communication skills, listening to the customer, customer service and behaviour, service breakdowns and service recovery, customer service in a diverse world, customer service via technology and encouraging customer loyalty.

    Financial Management Administration
    In this subject students will explore: the goals and functions of financial management; financial analysis and planning; working capital management; the capital budgeting process; long-term financing and expanding the perspective of corporate finance. This course builds on basic understanding of accounting and economic knowledge.

    Global Business Today
    In this subject, students will explore the following topics: globalization; country differences; cross-border trade and investment; global money system and competing in a global marketplace. Students will engage in both theoretical aspects of international trade and connect the practical applications involving international trade into a framework of understanding.

    E-Commerce Fundamentals
    In this subject, students will explore: e-commerce business models and concepts, technology infrastructure, building an e-commerce presence, e-commerce security and payment systems, e-commerce marketing concepts, social and mobile marketing, ethical, social and political issues in e-commerce, online retail services, content and media, B2B e-commerce online and supply chain management.

    Project Management Administration
    In this subject students will explore: modern project management; organization strategy and projection selection, defining the project, estimating project time and costs, developing a project plan, managing risk, scheduling resources and costs, reducing project duration, being an effective project manager, managing project teams, outsourcing; managing interorganizational relations, progress and performance measurement and evaluation, project closure, international projects and an introduction to agile project management.

    Sales Management Administration
    In this subject students will explore: introduction to sales management in Canada, planning strategy for marketing and sales, organizing the selling function, estimating potential and forecasting sales, developing and growing account relationships, enhancing customer interaction, recruiting and selecting salespeople, training salespeople, motivating salespeople, compensating salespeople, leading sales people, ethical and legal responsibilities, and reviewing and evaluating sales performance.

    Microeconomics
    In this subject, students will explore an introduction to economics and the economy; price, quantity, and efficiency; consumer behaviour and microeconomics of product markets and microeconomics of factor markets.

    Essentials of Organizational Behaviour
    In this subject, students will explore understanding yourself and others; making and implementing decisions; communicating in groups and teams; negotiating power and politics and leading, understanding and transforming the organization system.

    Management Information Systems
    In this subject, students will explore the direct connection between information systems and business performance. Students will learn the main business objectives driving the use of information systems and technologies in corporations all over the world: operational excellence; new products and services; customer and supplier intimacy; improved decision making; competitive advantage; and survival.

    Business Statistics
    In this subject, students will explore the business application of descriptive and inferential statistics, expiring the following topics: describing data in frequency tables, numerical measures, probability concepts, sampling methods, analysis of variances, linear and multiple regression and correlation analysis and Chi-Square applications. Students will have the opportunity to reduce large amounts of data into meaningful formats to make effective interpretations, judgments and decisions.

    Canadian Public Administration
    In this subject students will learn the basics of Canadian public administration. Students will explore organization theory and Canadian Public Administration and covering the topical areas of law, public policy, management of human resources, financial management, ethics and accountability.

    Problem Based Scenarios
    In this subject, students will work through 200 hours of problem based scenarios that will touch upon several key business areas in alignment to the subjects undertaken in this Business Administration Program.

    Business Administrative Practicum
    Graduates of the Business program are employed in a broad range of employment settings in all sectors of business and industry, both domestic and international, including manufacturers, retailers, financial institutions, government offices, consulting firms, and other large and small businesses. In this practicum students will be placed in a variety of entry business roles across various parts of an organization.

  • Fees & Expenses


    Tuition fees listed are in effect for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Registration: $100.00
    • Books: $1,930.00
    • Tuition Fees: $12,137.00
    • Optional Advanced Standing Fee: $100

    Total Tuition & Fees: $14,267.00 with Optional Fees per academic year.