School of Business

We have something unique to offer students: a small school experience defined by intimate class sizes, and close ties to faculty and classmates, coupled with a wide variety of program options you would expect to find at larger institutions. Our diverse programs are built on a wide variety of experiential learning; from industry-sponsored applied projects and work placements, to international travel and exchange programs. You’ll graduate with the practical, real-world experience to get hired in today’s competitive job market.

In the classroom, students are exposed to the latest business, accounting and hospitality industry simulation software, as well as the Ivey School of Business case study method. This approach places you in the role of the decision-maker facing multiple business issues and management challenges.

Student-for-a-Day Program

To help you make the right career choice, we invite you to experience one of our business, culinary, or hospitality programs by participating in our Student-for-a Day program. Discover first-hand what it's like to be a School of Business student at Fleming College. It's one of the best ways to confirm your career. You'll see how passionate faculty teaching in a small class size environment can create a rewarding learning experience for you.

To set up your visit:

New Educational Opportunities Agreement

McDonald's Restaurants of Canada and Ontario Colleges have partnered to offer educational opportunities for McDonald's employees to pursue post-secondary education in business programs at colleges throughout Ontario.

Find out more here


Our core business programs share a common first year of study which allows you to seamlessly transfer to another program at the end of your first or second semester. (Accounting programs share a common first semester.) You can move into a different business specialty, fully prepared to build on the essential skills acquired in year one. Explore your options in Business, Business Administration, Business Administration – Human Resources, Business – Human Resources and Business Administration – Marketing.

Applied Projects

Designed To Be Intense - Like The Real World

Business students participate in an intensive final semester project for an industry partner that requires a broad range of applied and project management skills. This comprehensive experience can last anywhere from one semester to a full year. Teams provide innovative solutions for diverse organizations in a variety of sectors including small companies, international enterprises, not-for-profit and social service organizations.

Business students participate in a final semester applied project for an industry partner. Lindsay LePage, shares what she and her team learned working for their client in the automotive sector.

Learn more about our Applied Projects Program

Culinary Pathways

Full Food Experience

It's classic cooking and basic nutrition, on-trend sustainable culture and local food connections. It's what's new and now. Fleming's culinary programs give you all that with plenty of experience in real life settings. Applied learning is 70% of the focus in the Culinary Management program. Along with culinary skills, you'll gain business and essential life skills that will help you be successful in your culinary career.

Culinary student David Li talks about his experiences in the Culinary Management Dual Diploma Apprenticeship program and what’s next in his career.

Learn more about our Culinary Programs

Business and Marketing

Travel-Based Learning

Students in the School of Business can participate in the Travel-Based Learning initiative. In this credited course students travel with faculty to unique global destinations. This year’s trip is to Denmark, Sweden and the Netherlands.

Students will have special access to innovative and sustainably focused companies and government organizations, and opportunities to explore, culture, art, cuisine and history in each country.

Count your options

We have a pathway to the accounting career that best suits your skills and aspirations:

  • Complete the two-year program and obtain entry-level employment
  • Gain additional applied experience in the third-year of the advanced program

2 + 2
2 Years at College + 2 Years at University

Our agreement with Trent University allows students to complete a Business Administration – Specialization in Accounting degree and their Fleming Accounting diploma in just four years. Fleming Accounting grads can also obtain their B.Comm. (Honours) at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology with two additional years of study. Details on these agreements can be found here:

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