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*From an English-language teaching institution.
**19 years of age upon starting classes and pass the college's admissions test.
You need the most relevant, up-to-date skills in order to succeed in business management and administration. CDI College's Business Administration program teaches best practices and up-to-the-minute skill requirements of the business world.
The program will teach you the accounting, computer, and project management skills you need to excel in any office environment. Courses include Professional Skills, Marketing, Business Essentials, and Effective Business Writing. This diploma program can be applied to a variety of career options such as office management, finance, administration, and more.
This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.
This program is approved to be offered at the following campuses. Please contact the campus of your choosing for program availability.
The program is approved to be delivered in the following methods.
My practicum was amazing. It helped me land a dream job right out of my practicum - right where I wanted to be in my career.
This course looks at the planning, preparation, execution, and follow-up stages of an interview: how people find jobs; employer expectations; presenting an enthusiastic attitude; focusing on the right job; transferable skills; the job interview; effective resume preparation; cover and thank you letters; effective telemarketing; tapping the hidden job market; handling objections; job search management; self-confidence and self-esteem building; mock interviews (video-taped); and individual counselling and coaching.
This program includes a practicum component for work at a job site. This practicum work experience is a mandatory diploma requirement and the business organization does not pay for the services of the student during the practicum.
This course is designed to equip students with inter-personal skills identified by employers as essential for success in the professional world. Using a variety of instructional methods including case studies, group exercises and discussion, students learn and practice key communication skills.
Project Management is of paramount importance to all organizations to improve effectiveness and efficiency. This course utilizes the popular Microsoft Project application program with realistic case studies and step-by-step guidance.
A business plan is critical to a new business venture. Students will examine the step-by-step process of logical analysis of every aspect of the proposed business and develop strategies to combat the principal risks that will face the business owner-manager.
Management of the financial transactions of a business firm are absolutely critical to its survival. This introduction to finance will examine financial statements, profit planning, budgeting, the cost of capital, and forms of financing.
Employees are the most valuable asset of a business and all aspects from hiring to performance appraisal are examined utilizing the case study approach.
The workplace of the twenty-first century demands excellent communications skills. The focus of this course is on learning writing techniques that ensure effective business communication.
Marketing and sales are the key elements in the success of a business. This course provides an overview of the many elements of marketing, including: developing, pricing, promoting, selling, and distributing various types of goods and services nationally and internationally.
Major economic variables affecting a business including interest rates, GDP growth, and forces of supply and demand are examined.
An introduction to Canadian business law is provided by using the case study approach that leads to a grasp of the key elements. The emphasis is on the application of the law to practical business situations.
Business Essentials provides an overview of business management today including forms of ownership and the ways managers carry out their basic management functions in a skillful and inventive way.
Accounting procedures in a computerized environment are examined using the General, Payables and Receivables modules of Simply Accounting.
This course emphasizes analyzing and recording business transactions using the rules of double-entry bookkeeping. In addition, adjusting journal entries and everyday transactions for both service and retail businesses are recorded coupled with the preparation of basic financial statements. Topics include introduction to Accounting, financial statements, accounting transactions, analyzing and recording transactions, adjusting accounts for financial statements, and completing the accounting cycle and classifying accounts.
This course introduces the students to spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel 2013. Relying very heavily on a hands-on practical training approach, students learn by doing through skills based simulations, training, and assessments. The course starts with an overview of spreadsheets and how to use the common features and functions of Microsoft Excel. The course then focuses on the core features of Microsoft Excel where students learn how to enter and format data and use the various functions and formulas to manage and manipulate the data. The course will then continue with more advanced topics such as performing quantitative analysis with logical, lookup, and various mathematical and financial functions. Depicting data visually is an important feature of Excel. Students will learn how to work with charts in Excel to produce a variety of different charts based on data housed in a spreadsheet. Finally students will learn to handle large volumes of data with DataSets and tables.
This course introduces the students to word processing with Microsoft Word 2013. Relying very heavily on a hands-on practical training approach, students learn by doing through skills based simulations, training, and assessments. The course starts with an overview of Microsoft Office 2013 where you will learn about the common features of the Office applications and file management fundamentals. The course then focuses on the core features of Microsoft Word where students learn proper document formatting, organization, and editing using the tools and features of the ribbon. The course will then continue with more advanced topics such as working with tables, lists, objects, templates, footnotes and endnotes, and mail merges. Finally the course will explore the collaboration features of Word 2013 that allow users to share and collaborate on documents through the use of track changes, sharing and reviewing, and the use of SkyDrive.
This course presents an introductory look at Windows 7 and its interface, tools and features. You will learn about the fundamentals of navigating and personalizing the interface, organizing files and folders, using media devices, and searching for information. This course relies heavily on practical hands-on activities that allow you to learn the concepts by practicing them on a regular basis.
This course explores the configuration and administration of common Cisco network devices. Students will learn about layered internetwork communication, protocols and standards and how to plan and design Internetwork This course will allow the students to work with the Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS) in a simulated environment. Students will learn to implement and manage Cisco routers and switchesed LANs and WANs
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