Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management

Prepares Students for Positions
Within the Field of Business Management.

PG Diploma in Business Management, Mississauga, Ontario Canada

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT prepares students for a career in business management. Students gain a clear understanding of all business functions which include accounting, human resources, marketing, operations, and computer applications. The students will, during the duration of the program be able to understand business strategy, analyze business problems; lead productive teams, and discovers ways to enhance business profitability and efficiency.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS GAINED

Business Management students learn to apply business strategy and business direction, conduct a business needs analysis, construct effective project management plans, incorporate sustainability practices within organizations, manage change for both people and processes. This Diploma in Business Management equips students with the core business principles and entrepreneurial skills necessary to work in and manage small to medium-size enterprises. The students not only acquire essential skills to enhance their career; they are also taught how to make a meaningful contribution to the strategic growth of any business – potentially even their own business!

NEXT PROGRAM START DATES

START DATE END DATE DURATION DAY TIMING CAMPUS REGISTER
September 11, 2017 October 11, 2019 111 weeks Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 10:00 - 2:00pm Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now
November 13, 2017 February 14, 2020 111 weeks Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 10:00 - 2:00pm Mississauga - Malton Campus Register Now

PRE-REQUISITES: College Diploma in Business/Accounts Administration or foundation courses.

PROGRAM OUTLINE

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management - During this program of study, the students gains both theoretical and practical training in the required courses.

Principles Of Micro Economics - Introduces demand, supply, elasticity, equilibrium, price determination in different market situations, and resource allocation and utilization in a market/mixed economy.

Business Laws-1 -Covers legal environment in which profit and non-profit organizations operate, including. Also covers courts and procedures, contract formation and termination, warranties, and product liabilities.

Fundamentals of Management - examines management processes, structure and behavior, focusing on the changing nature of management. Emphasis is placed on global management perspectives, individual and group decision making, organization culture and structure design.

Financial Accounting-1 - Covers fundamental concepts of accounting: analyzing and recording financial transactions; preparation of income statements, balance sheets; analysis of assets, liabilities and equity

Business Communication - Addresses skills necessary for developing, planning, organizing, outlining, and editing various business documents such as: letters, memorandums, informational and analytical reports, proposals, resumes, and etc.

Computer Skills - Covers basic computes skills as well as key Microsoft Office Applications: word, excel, PowerPoint, access, etc.

Introduction to Human Resource Management - Covers job analysis and design, recruiting, retention, training, and compensation systems and employees’ health and safety.

Introduction to Marketing - offers insight into the marketing functions in the business enterprise, market segmentation, target marketing and other key elements in marketing product, place, price, and promotion.

Accounting Information Systems - Covers computer implementation of the basic elements of accounting statements, and analysis. Teaches how to use Microsoft Access, create a database, and etc.

Financial Accounting-2 - Covers partnership forms of business and organization and operations of corporations. Focuses on reporting and analyzing cash flow, as well as accounting for debt and share investments. Also covers capital assets, their amortization and accounting for intangible assets.

Principles Of Macro Economics - Covers demand, supply, elasticity, equilibrium, price determination in different market situations, and resources allocation and utilization in a market/mixed economy.

Business Statistics-1 - Covers classification of data, diagrammatic and graphical representations, measures of central value and dispersion, skewness and kurtosis, sampling techniques and sample designs.

Managerial Economics - Focuses on the role of economics and the application of economic analysis in managerial decision making. Covers economic forecasting, game theory, production theory, consumer behavior theory, pricing theories and strategies, and macro economics in decision making.

Business and Society - provides overview of the basic components of processing systems, namely environment, software, hardware, people, behavior, tasks, and connectivity. Will cover software functionality to support group productivity, and designing and implementing a user interface using software package.

Business Law-2 - Focuses on the agency relationship, securities regulations, the legal liabilities of accountants. Covers laws relating to Property, Bailment, Employment Laws, Negotiable Instruments, Bankruptcy, Anti-trust laws, Consumer Protection and Environment Regulations.

Introduction To Entrepreneurship - Looks at entrepreneurial behavior; the role of the entrepreneur in society; conditions necessary for it to evolve; the development of venture, acquisition, and expansion.

Fundamentals Of Operation Research - Covers transportation, assignment, inventory control, queing models, and Markov processes.

Management Information Systems - Provides overview of basic components of processing systems, namely environment, software, hardware, people, behavior tasks, and connectivity. Students will learn about software functionality to support group productivity; access to organizational data and external data; designing and implementing a user interface using software package.

Corporate Finance-1 - looks at inflation and uncertainty got effective financial management. Covers theory of finance, making sound business decisions in the areas of financial analysis, forecasting and leveraging amongst other practical issues.

Fundamentals Of E-Commerce - Covers trends, growth and increasing opportunities in the electronic business area. Also covers issues related to management, planning, and design of electric business.

Business Ethics - Covers basic categories and framework of philosophical ethics; examination of selected corporate policy statements on social and ethical responsibilities with consideration of how to develop and implement such policy statements.

Business Statistics-2 - Covers probability theory, expected value and theoretical distribution; hypothesis testing, chi square test, f-test, and analysis of variance. Also introduces statistical decision theory, partial and multiple correlations, business forecasting, and statistical quality control.

Introduction to Organizational Behaviour - Introduces concept of business entity as an environment serving organization with economic and social responsibilities. Also explores organization structures, staffing and management processes, cultural diversity, and conflict resolution and negotiation.

Managerial Accounting - covers managerial accounting and compares it to financial accounting. Looks at job order costing, process costing, and activity based costing. Introduces management decision making process through knowledge of cost-volume-profit and incremental analysis.

Preparing a Business Plan - Students get the opportunity to investigate a new business venture of their interest and determine its feasibility. Students will prepare a business plan and present their products and services in a professional manner.

Project Evaluation - Focuses on practical situations to enable students to develop skills for evaluating the projects, formulating evaluation plans, policy approaches and methods.

International Business Concepts - looks at business environments, financial transactions, and international marketing. Also looks at role of multinational enterprise, role of culture, legal technological and political forces including emerging trends and issues related to international management.

Purchase and Supply Management - Provides an overview of supply organization and processes; quality, specifications and services; quantity and inventory management, price, discounts and cost management. Also looks at insourcing, outsourcing, and building supplier relations.

Leadership - Looks at dynamics of leadership, initiation and management in the face of changing environment serving the organization. Looks at nature and characteristics of transactional leadership; relationships of power, authority and responsibility to leadership effectiveness including conflict management.

Business Research Methods - Reviews research methodology associated with various types of projects and statistical problem and formulation of research questions, literature review, data collection, and data analysis methods and dissemination of research findings.

Corporate Finance-2 - Covers areas of valuation and rates of return as well as determining the cost of capital. Looks at working of the capital market as well as the sources of long term debt and leasing; dividend and retained earning policy of the organization and its effects.

Cross Culture Management - Examines the challenges and opportunities of managing cultural diversity in organizations with emphasis on the transnational enterprise. Introduces phenomena of globalization, culture and organizational culture, and cultural synergy. Teaches strategies for hedging cultural; gaps.

Strategic Management - Provides an overview of the economic, cultural, psychological, sociological, technological, and political aspects of the global environments confronting environment serving organizations. Includes industry analysis, competitive analysis, situation analysis, implementing strategy, and assessing strategic performance.

Organizational Change Management - Looks at logical reasons to why organizations change, the changes that occur, diagnosis of change, and resistance of change. Prepares students to institute change and develop skills needed to communicate change

Seminar in Business - Prepared independently by the students on a business topic. Will prepare students to articulate their business know-how and skills.

Management/Business Project - Students will do a project, which may include library or empirical research or analysis, and a written report on management aspects of an appropriate business organization.

WHY THIS PROGRAM?

Earning a post graduate diploma in business management opens doors to a vast array of opportunities that become available to the students who choose this popular course of study. The program provides the students with the skills and tools they need to meet the high demand of this rapidly growing field.

ASSOCIATED NATIONAL OCCUPATION CLASSIFICATION(NOC) CODES

After pursuing a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management, the graduates are eligible for positions falling under the following NOC Codes

1122 - Professional occupations in business management consulting - This unit group includes those who provide services to management such as analyzing the structure, operations, managerial methods or functions of an organization in order to propose, plan and implement improvements. They are employed by management consulting firms and throughout the public and private sectors or are self-employed.

1112 Financial and investment analysts - Financial and investment analysts collect and analyze financial information such as economic forecasts, trading volumes and the movement of capital, financial backgrounds of companies, historical performances and future trends of stocks, bonds and other investment instruments to provide financial and investment or financing advice for their company or their company's clients. Their studies and evaluations cover areas such as takeover bids, private placements, mergers or acquisitions. Financial analysts are employed by a wide range of establishments throughout the private and public sector, such as banks, brokerage houses, insurance companies, investment companies, manufacturing firms, trust companies, utility companies and underwriting firms. Investment analysts are employed primarily by brokerage houses and fund management companies.

1113 Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers - Securities agents and investment dealers buy and sell stocks, bonds, treasury bills, mutual funds and other securities for individual investors, pension fund managers, banks, trust companies, insurance firms and other establishments. Brokers buy and sell stocks, bonds, commodity futures, foreign currencies and other securities at stock exchanges on behalf of investment dealers. They are employed by investment companies, stock brokerage firms, stock and commodity exchanges and other establishments in the securities industry.

Common Job Titles which you can apply for include - ISO consultant, business management consultant, business methods analyst, consultant, organizational analysis, health information management consultant, management analyst, organizational analyst, records management specialist, researcher, organization and methods, senior consultant, operations management, financial analyst, investment analyst, money market analyst, portfolio manager, research associate, financial services, registered investment representative, securities sales agent,, securities trader, stockbroker, supervisor, registered representatives

JOB FUNCTIONS

Management consultants perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Analyze and provide advice on the managerial methods and organization of a public or private sector establishment.
  • Conduct research to determine efficiency and effectiveness of managerial policies and programs.
  • Conduct assessments and propose improvements to methods, systems and procedures in areas such as operations, human resources, records management and communications.
  • Conduct quality audits and develop quality management and quality assurance standards for ISO (International Organization for Standardization) registration.
  • Plan the reorganization of the operations of an establishment.
  • May supervise contracted researchers or clerical staff.
  • Evaluate financial risk, prepare financial forecasts, financing scenarios and other documents concerning capital management, and write reports and recommendations.
  • Plan short- and long-term cash flows and assess financial performance.
  • Analyze investment projects.
  • Advise on and participate in the financial aspects of contracts and calls for tender.
  • Follow up on financing projects with financial backers.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

A bachelor's degree or college diploma in business administration, commerce or a related discipline is usually required.

A graduate degree in business administration may be required.

Some establishments may require management consultants to be certified by a provincial management consulting association.

Certification as a quality auditor may be required for some occupations in this unit group.

Occupations in health information management consulting may require certification by the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA).

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, available through a program conducted by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts in the United States, may be required by some employers.

EMPLOYMENT AREAS & PROSPECTS

There are numerous job opportunities for Business Managers in the field of business and banking and economic sector both at small/Medium to large size corporations. The graduates in the field can contribute towards the strategic growth of any business – potentially even their own business!

For more information on employment prospects related to your field, please refer to the recent job listings column on this webpage for real time job openings.

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Duration 111 Weeks - Full Time
Campus Mississauga - Malton
Course Fees Contact Us
Faculty Business
Course Level Intermediate
Features In Class, Assignment
Language English

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