Business Management

  • Program Title: Business Management
    Credential: Diploma
    Delivery: Campus or Online
    Program Length: 48-Weeks (160-hour inclusive Placement)
    Offered: This program is available starting every Monday.

    *Prior to Practicum: All Theory Assignments Completed

     

    Program Description


    PROGRAM OVERVIEW

    A college education in Business Management will take your career to the next level. Change the course of your life by training in the NETC’s Campus or Distance Education/Online Business Management Diploma Program. You can earn a diploma in business sectors such as human resources, business administration, accounting, finance, or management, etc. The skills you learn in your business management program can be applied to almost any industry or field of study.

    TRAINING LOCATIONS

    All theory and practical learning labs are held at the college premises or online. Supervised Field Placements 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 management 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 160 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

  • Courses


    NETC North Bay offers a 48-week diploma program with a 160-hour inclusive placement.

    Courses include (Total of 19 courses and 1 field placement or PBS for Distance Education Students)

    • Business and Ethics Fundamentals
    • Business Computer Application
    • Macroeconomics
    • Business Communication
    • Business Law Principles
    • Marketing Fundamentals
    • Financial Accounting Principles
    • Business Mathematics in Canada
    • Business Management Foundations
    • Human Resource Administration
    • Interpersonal Communications
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Operations Management
    • Customer Service
    • Foundations of Financial Management
    • Global Business Today
    • E-Commerce Fundamentals
    • Project Management Essentials
    • Sales Management Essentials
    • 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. Student 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 guidance practices 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 Principles
    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 Fundamentals
    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 Principles
    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 Foundations
    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, placing, development 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 Management
    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
    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.

    Foundations and Financial Management
    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 Essentials
    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 Fundamentals
    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 salespeople, ethical and legal responsibilities, and reviewing and evaluating sales performance.

    Business Management 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.

    Problem-Based Scenarios
    In this subject, students will work through 160 hours of problem-based scenarios that will touch upon several key business areas in alignment to the subjects undertaken in this Business Management Program.

  • Fees & Expenses


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

    • Registration: $100.00
    • Books: $1930.00
    • Registration: $100.00
    • Tuition Fee: $12,137.00

    Total Tuition & Fees: $14,167.00 per academic year.