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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 Diploma, or transferring to university or professional designation programs elsewhere.

The Business Management diploma is a two year program with two streams, allowing students to earn a general business management credential or to specialize in accounting.

Career Prospects

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

Courses

Core Required Courses:

CPSC 101 (Introduction to Computing)
ECON101 (Principles of Economics (Micro)) AND
ECON102 (Principles of Economics (Macro)); OR
ECON105 (Principles of Economics)
ENGL 110 (Introduction to Workplace Communications)
MGMT103 (Foundations in Financial Accounting Level 1) AND
MGMT109 (Foundations in Financial Accounting Level 2); OR
MGMT120 (Financial Accounting)
MGMT104 (Principles of Management)
MGMT107 (Fundamentals of Marketing)
MGMT150 (Business Mathematics)
MGMT204 (Human Resource Management (Personnel))
MGMT225 (Strategic Management)
MGMT228 (Business Law: Principles and Applications)
MGMT260 (Principles of Corporate Finance I)
MGMT290 (Quantitative Methods for Business)

Additional Required Courses for the Accounting Option:

MGMT201 (Intermediate Financial Accounting I)
MGMT202 (Intermediate Financial Accounting II)
MGMT221 (Managerial Accounting)

Elective Options for the Accounting Option (3-5 courses or 9-15 credits) and for the General Option (6-8 courses or 18-24 credits) except as otherwise noted:

COMM 301 (Organizational Communications)
FNST 100 (Aboriginal Peoples of Canada) OR
FNST 102 (Treaties and Aboriginal Rights)
ITEC 150 (Small Computer Systems: Organization and Architecture)
ITEC 240 (Server Management)
ITEC 250 (Network Infrastructure)
ITEC 320 (Virtual Software Systems)
MATH 115 (Introductory Discrete Mathematics)
MGMT 111 (Finite Mathematics)
MGMT 201 (Intermediate Financial Accounting I)
MGMT 202 (Intermediate Financial Accounting II)
MGMT 203 (Taxation)
MGMT 210 (Advertising and Promotion)
MGMT 217 (Business Systems Analysis and Design)
MGMT 219 (Entrepreneurship: Start up)
MGMT 221 (Managerial Accounting)
MGMT 261 (Principles of Corporate Finance II)
MGMT 280 (Safety Management)
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)
MGMT 430 (Business Ethics and Social Responsibility)
ENGL100 (Academic Writing)
PHIL 110 (Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking)
POLI 100 (Politics and Government) OR
POLI101 (The Government of Canada)
POLI 200 (Politics and Pipelines)
PSYC 224 (Organizational Behavior)
MATH 101 (Calculus) OR
MATH 105 (Calculus for Social and Biological Sciences I)
(a maximum of three calculus credits is permitted; Principles of Math 12 is required for students enrolling in MATH 101 or MATH 105)

Which department am I in?

Northern Lights College

Study options

Full Time (60 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 (60 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 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.

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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