Business Management

(Diploma)

NOC:  0114

Program Duration:  1150 hours

At 20 hours per week: 58.0 weeks – 13.3 months
At 25 hours per week: 46.4  weeks – 10.7  months
Note on Program Duration:  Actual calendar times may vary due to statutory holidays, professional days and school closure days.

Mature student status (19 years of age or older). Non native English speakers require proof of score of 60% on ULI ESL testing (or equivalent from other standardized testing mechanisms). Domestic students require minimum score of 7 on Wonderlic Aptitude test and pass an interview with the ULI admissions department. International students need to pass an interview with ULI admissions department.  May be required to take ULI ESL program to bring English to the prerequisite level of acceptance.

Business Management Skills 

Small Business Management, Human Resources Management, Marketing, E-Commerce

160Hours

Applications & Technologies 

MS Office 2013

MS Windows Level 1&2, MS Word Level 1&2, MS Excel Level 1&2, MS Access Level 1&2, MS      PowerPoint Level 1&2, MS Outlook Level 1&2

360 hrs

General Skills

Keyboarding Level 1 OR Level 2, Internet & Email, Business Communications, Administrative Office Procedures

120 hrs

Design Skills (choose two of the following)

MS Publisher Level 1, Adobe InDesign Level 1&2, Adobe PhotoShop Level 1&2, Adobe Illustrator Level    1&2, Adobe Dreamweaver Level 1&2, Adobe Flash Level 1&2, Adobe Fireworks Level 1&2

120 hrs

Bookkeeping & Accounting Skills

Accounting Fundamentals Level 1&2, Payroll & Taxes, Computerized Accounting (Sage 50 & QuickBooks or ACCPAC)

210 Hours

Job Search Skills

Employment Readiness / Practicum Readiness
English Conversation for the Office Administrator
(may be exempted if score higher than 70%)

80 hours

Work Experience

Practicum

100 hours

Courses may be modified or substituted as required to facilitate success in standardized testing or changes in standardized requirements. Alternate courses may be chosen to replace exempted course requirements based on experience and/or testing results. There is a voluntary additional support available with the instructor(s) at $50/hour. Course delivery subject to enrollment and may be altered