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What will I learn?

Program Description

The field of business provides many exciting careers and opportunities in such areas as finance, accounting, entrepreneurship, information technology, general management, marketing, and logistics. Northern Lights College's Business Management Program prepares students for positions of responsibility in the business community and for further educational opportunities by promoting conceptual and technical skill development in business.

The Business Management program at Northern Lights College offers a wide variety of first-and second-year courses for students interested in working towards a Business Management Certificate, Business Management Diploma, or transferring to university or professional designation programs elsewhere.

Completion of the Business Management Certificate qualifies students for entry into the Northern Lights College Business Management Diploma. The Certificate comprises 30 credits of course work as specified below. The Certificate may be pursued on a full or part-time basis.

Career Prospects

Careers and opportunities in such areas as finance, accounting, entrepreneurship, information technology, general management, marketing, and logistics.

Courses

REQUIRED COURSES:

Core courses taken by all certificate students:

CPSC 100 (Introduction to Computers and Computer Applications) OR CPSC101 (Introduction to Computing)

ENGL 110 (Introduction to Workplace Communications)

MGMT 104 (Principles of Management)

MGMT 107 (Fundamentals of Marketing)

MGMT 150 (Business Mathematics)

An Economics component is a requirement of the certificate:

ECON 101 (Principles of Economics (Micro)) AND ECON 102 (Principles of Economics (Macro))

OR ECON 105 (Principles of Economics)

An Accounting component is also a requirement of the certificate:

MGMT 103 (Foundations in Financial Accounting Level 1) AND MGMT 109 (Foundations in Financial Accounting Level 2)

OR MGMT 120 (Financial Accounting)

Balance of Credits (3-9) from any of the Courses Listed Below:

COMM 301 (Organizational Communications)

ENGL100 (Academic Writing)

FNST 100 (Aboriginal Peoples of Canada) OR FNST 102 (Treaties and Aboriginal Rights)

MGMT 111 (Finite Mathematics)

MGMT 201 (Intermediate Financial Accounting I)

MGMT 202 (Intermediate Financial Accounting II)

MGMT 203 (Taxation)

MGMT 204 (Human Resource Management (Personnel))

MGMT 210 (Advertising and Promotion)

MGMT 217 (Business Systems Analysis and Design)

MGMT 219 (Entrepreneurship: Start up)

MGMT 221 (Managerial Accounting)

MGMT 225 (Strategic Management)

MGMT 228 (Business Law: Principles and Applications)

MGMT 260 (Principles of Corporate Finance I)

MGMT 261 (Principles of Corporate Finance II)

MGMT 280 (Safety Management)

MGMT 290 (Quantitative Methods for Business)

MGMT 295 (Management Science)

MGMT 301 (Management Skills for Supervisors)

MGMT 302 (Business Sustainability and the Environment)

MGMT 303 (Non-Profit Management) OR ECED 201 (Non-Profit Management)

PHIL 110 (Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking)

POLI 100 (Politics and Government) OR POLI 101 (The Government of Canada)

POLI 200 (Politics and Pipelines)

PSYC 224 (Organizational Behavior)

Which department am I in?

Northern Lights College

Study options

Full Time (30 weeks)

Tuition fees
CAD$3,442.50 (US$ 2,783) per year
CAN $3,442.5 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

4 January 2022, 2 May 2022, 6 September 2022

Venue

Northern Lights College

Dawson Creek Campus,

11401 - 8th Street,

DAWSON CREEK,

British Columbia (BC),

V1G 4G2, Canada

Full Time (30 weeks)

Tuition fees
CAD$3,442.50 (US$ 2,783) per year
CAN $3,442.5 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

4 January 2022, 2 May 2022, 6 September 2022

Venue

Fort St. John Campus

9820-120 Avenue,

FORT ST. JOHN,

British Columbia (BC),

V1J 6K1, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or Completion of standing equivalent to graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or Deficient in no more than two courses from a B.C. secondary school graduation, which, if available, must be completed while attending College, or For certain programs, acceptable by special arrangement in view of the applicant’s experience, maturity, or ability. International students must have documentation demonstrating the following Math Requirement: One of the following with a 'C' grade (60%) or higher: Pre-calculus 11, Principles of Mathematics 11, Foundations of Math 11, Math 040, or equivalent. Alternatively, readiness for MATH 050 as determined by the CCP Math appraisal.

For international students

  • Graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or
  • Completion of standing equivalent to graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or
  • Deficient in no more than two courses from a B.C. secondary school graduation, which, if available, must be completed while attending College, or
  • For certain programs, acceptable by special arrangement in view of the applicant’s experience, maturity, or ability.

International students and domestic students who received their secondary education in French or another language must show that they have met the NLC English requirement for baccalaureate-level programs specified above by demonstrating one of the following: · An IELTS result with an overall score of 6.0 or higher with no band less than 6.0. Students with a writing band of 6.0 are required to complete English 099 with a "B" grade or higher in their initial semester. Alternatively, NLC will accept a TOEFL iBT of 78, Canadian Academic English Assessment (CAEL) 60 overall band, Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment (CLBA) 8 in each section, Pearson Test of English (PTE) 57, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) 76, Cambridge-Michigan Language Assessment (CaMLA) 69 plus NLC's Writing Assessment.

International students must have documentation demonstrating the following Math Requirement: One of the following with a 'C' grade (60%) or higher: Pre-calculus 11, Principles of Mathematics 11, Foundations of Math 11, Math 040, or equivalent. Alternatively, readiness for MATH 050 as determined by the CCP Math appraisal.

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About Northern Lights College

With affordable courses and great work opportunities, Northern Lights College is a top choice for students to live and study in Canada.

  • Accredited Two-year diplomas and associate degrees
  • Affordable tuition fees – the lowest in British Columbia
  • Small class sizes with professors who know you by name
  • Amazing location – vibrant economy and welcoming community