Business Administration

This three-year Business Administration program provides an extensive overview of all the core functions, tasks and positions in the business world. Gain fundamental knowledge and acquire the business, management and communication skills to be successful in today's global work environment.

Peterborough

Fall 2016
Program Status: Accepting Applications
Program Code: BAD
Location: Peterborough
Coordinator: Les Smith Email
Credential: Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Start Dates: September 06, 2016
Tuition and Ancillary Fees (Domestic): $2,442.32 per semester*
Tuition and Ancillary Fees (International): $7,589.35 per semester*
* Tuition and fees subject to change.
Winter 2017
Program Status: Accepting Applications
Program Code: BAD
Location: Peterborough
Coordinator: Les Smith Email
Credential: Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Start Dates: January 09, 2017
Tuition and Ancillary Fees (Domestic): $2,272.82 per semester*
Tuition and Ancillary Fees (International): $7,479.85 per semester*
* Tuition and fees subject to change.

Program Highlights

You'll take courses in key business functions including accounting, human resources management, operations management, logistics, marketing, sales, international trade, international business, economics and more. Students also have the opportunity to participate in Fleming's International Learning Experience, a unique global learning trip. This course culminates in a three-week excursion to various cultural, political and historical sites, as well as business enterprises, in different parts of the world. Students have visited Europe and future trips are planned for South America and Asia.

Our focus on team-based management skills will give you the skills employers are seeking. You will learn on the latest business simulation software and use the Ivey School of Business case study methodology.

With a strong foundation in business administration, you can focus on your career interests and specialize in a specific discipline of business like human resources, marketing or finance.

Want to fast-track into the working world? Begin your studies in January and you can study straight through the first summer semester to complete your diploma faster and be out in the workforce ready for your new career.

Work Experience

As part of your studies, you will complete a minimum of 140 hours of work placement. Work placement provides an opportunity to gain direct, real-world experience while you complete your studies. You'll arrange your mandatory work placements with the support of your program co-ordinator. This experience in a business or industry will also provide you with valuable contacts and a network for future employment, students have obtained positions with their work placement employers after graduation.

Career Opportunities

Choose the career direction you want to pursue - since you will have an excellent overview of business, you will be a good candidate for diverse potential careers including management, finance, human resources, marketing and sales, operations management, or international business, logistics or industrial relations. You can work for a wide variety of for-profit organizations, large or small enterprises, non-profit or launch your own enterprise.

Minimum Admission Requirements

OSSD with the majority of credits at the College (C) and Open (O) level, including:

  • 2 College (C) English courses (Grade 11 or Grade 12)
  • 1 College (C) Math course (Grade 11)

When (C) is the minimum course level for admission, (U) or (U/C) courses are also accepted.

Recommended (but not required for admission):

  • Grade 12 College (C) Math

Mature Students

  If you are 19 years of age or older before classes start, and you do not possess an OSSD, you can write the Canadian Adult Achievement Test to assess your eligibility for admission. Additional testing or academic upgrading may be necessary to meet specific course requirements for this program.

* Students starting in January are required to attend classes over the summer semester.

Additional Costs

Approximately $1,000 per year for books and supplies.

Transfer Agreements

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