What will I learn?

The Business Administration - Management (BAM) program is designed for students whose goals include business management, self-employment, entrepreneurial ventures, or a variety of different careers. This program helps develop skills as a management generalist, offering maximum flexibility in career choices.

Students gain an understanding of the theory and skills needed for the practical applications of modern management techniques used in a variety of sectors such as government, training and consulting, human resources, and small business ventures as well as multi-national organizations.

Students in the BAM program gain exposure to real-life working environments through a variety of innovative structured activities. These may include: research assignments, guest speakers, consulting projects with local industry, mentoring opportunities, plant tours, competitive analyses, business planning, computer simulations, and reflective exercises and role playing.

Program Outcomes

  • Evaluate the impact of global business issues on an organization's business opportunity by using an environmental scan.
  • Apply principles of corporate sustainability, corporate social responsibility and ethics to support an organization's business initiatives.
  • Assess and use current concepts/systems and technologies to support an organizations business initiatives.
  • Conduct and present research to support business decision making.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate projects by applying project management principles.
  • Perform work in compliance with relevant statutes, regulations and business practices.
  • Apply human resource practices to support management objectives and the organization's goals.
  • Use accounting and financial principles to support the management and operations of an organization.
  • Assess marketing and sales concepts and strategies and apply them to the needs of an organization.
  • Outline principles of supply chain management and operations management and assess their impact on the operations of an organization.
  • Participate in the development of a business plan.
  • Develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance in the business field.
  • Outline strategies used to manage risks in an organization's business activities.

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates may find employment in management-related areas or as entrepreneurs/small business owners. Courses are fully accredited toward professional designations such as Certificate in Management (CIM) and Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP).

On average, 85% of graduates from the last three years (2014 to 2016) found employment within six months of graduation.

Which department am I in?

School of Business

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$12,500.00 (US$ 9,446) per year
Start date

13 January 2020

Venue

Conestoga College

Doon (Kitchener) Campus,

299 Doon Valley Drive,

KITCHENER,

Ontario (ON),

N2G 4M4, Canada

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$12,500.00 (US$ 9,446) per year
Start date

Expected September 2019

Venue

Guelph Campus

460 Speedvale Ave West,

GUELPH,

Ontario (ON),

N1H 0A8, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or 19 years of age or older with mature student status.

Students must have 6.0 IELTS (with no band less than 5.5); and TOEFL iBT score of 80.

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