Key Facts

Credential Awarded

Credential Awarded:

Diploma

Delivery

Delivery:

2 Years (4 terms)

Campus

Campus:

Toronto

Program Start

Program Start:

Winter (January)
Spring (May)
Fall (September)

Program Code

Program Code:

P5470

Tuition Fees

Tuition Fees:

Per academic year (2 terms) estimate*

Overview

Are you interested in an exciting and rewarding career in business and want to explore your entrepreneurial and industry options?

As a Business graduate, you are ready to lead an entrepreneurial venture, take charge of the family business or improve the operational efficiency of an organization. Confidently navigate the diverse challenges and opportunities that await you with an Undergraduate Diploma in Business.

Highlights

  • Develop fundamental skills to thrive in today’s fast-paced, complex business world.
  • Study in the heart of downtown Toronto and gain access to the significant employment and entertainment opportunities offered by Canada's largest and most multicultural city.
  • Blend of business foundation and special interest courses.
  • Maximum flexibility in transferring courses from business studies at Niagara College or other postsecondary institutions.
  • Pathways into select degree and advanced diploma programs at Niagara College.

A Career in Business

The field of business is dynamic and full of opportunities, offering career paths in a near limitless variety of sectors. With a Business Undergraduate Diploma, you will gain the hands-on learning and professional skills to assume more senior positions across many industries.

Open the door to career possibilities that include:

  • Business analyst
  • Customer, corporate, or financial service representative
  • Entrepreneur
  • Enterprise administrator
  • Front-line production supervisor
  • Government or non-profit role
  • Marketing specialist
  • Retail trade manager


Please note, the following course Teaching and Learning Plans (TLPs) will be developed based on the course outlines provided in the link below:

Admission Requirements

  • Secondary education transcripts and a graduation diploma* (High School) AND
  • Proof of English proficiency

*Please check country-specific program requirements as graduation diploma may not be applicable and only transcripts are required

Selection and Ranking

Testing or other supplemental evaluation may be required.

Computer/Technology Requirements

In order to successfully progress through your studies at Niagara College - Toronto, it is recommended that you have access to a personal computer or laptop. TSoM offers access to computer labs on campus, but availability cannot be guaranteed and some program software may not be available on all open access computers.

 All costs associated with program requirements are the responsibility of the student.

Program Start

  International Applicants Apply

Intake Status
Jan 2024 Closed
May 2024 Open
Sept 2024 Open
LEGEND

Open

Accepting applications

Waitlisted

Eligible applications will be placed on a waiting list

Closed

Not accepting applications

Suspended

No longer offered this term

Scholarships and Awards

International Applicants

Entrance scholarships and awards are available to International applicants and students.

 Apply for International Scholarships

Learning Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • Identify and discuss the impact of global issues on an organization’s business opportunities by using an environmental scan
  • Apply principles of corporate sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and ethics to support an organization’s business initiatives
  • Use current concepts/systems and technologies to support an organization’s business initiatives
  • Apply basic research skills to support business decision making
  • Support the planning, implementation, and monitoring of projects
  • Perform work in compliance with relevant statutes, regulations, and business practices
  • Explain the role of the human resource function and its impact on an organization
  • Use accounting and financial principles to support the operations of an organization
  • Describe and apply marketing and sales concepts used to support the operations of an organization
  • Outline principles of supply chain management and operations management
  • Outline and assess the components of a business plan

FAQ

Aside from an Undergraduate Diploma, what else might be necessary to have a successful career in business?

The following may help you advance your career in business:

  • Gaining hands-on experience through part-time jobs or entry-level positions
  • Staying updated on industry trends, attending workshops and seminars, or pursuing additional certifications
  • Developing strong analytical skills, including proficiency in data analysis, critical thinking, and problem-solving
  • Enhancing your communication skills, including public speaking, writing, and active listening

How long will it take me to complete this program?

It takes two years (four terms) to complete the Business Undergraduate Diploma program. There is a scheduled term break between the second and third terms.

What type of work can I do with an Undergraduate Diploma in Business?

Business graduates can find employment in a great variety of roles in different industries with their versatile skill sets. Graduates may pursue roles such as:

  • Business analyst
  • Corporate or financial services representative
  • Entrepreneur
  • Enterprise administrator
  • Front-line production supervisor
  • Government or non-profit role
  • Marketing specialist
  • Retail trade manager
  • Accounting analyst

Can I specialize in a specific area of business through an Undergraduate Diploma program?

You may not specialize with an Undergraduate Diploma in Business program. After completing this program, you may consider supplementing your diploma with relevant certifications in areas such as digital marketing, project management, human resources management, marketing strategy, financial analysis, or supply chain management.

As a Niagara College graduate, you can take advantage of many great pathways to further educational opportunities in Canada and around the world. Visit the Pathways webpage to learn more.

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