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Business Administration

Business Administration

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Admission Requirements

Standard Admission

Students must meet ONE of the following criteria:

  • 1. Alberta High School Diploma, verified by transcript, or non-Alberta equivalent.
  • OR

  • 2. General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.).

Mature Admission

Students must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Out of school for two years.
  • Successful result on the Academy of Learning Career College entrance evaluation.
  • Thirty credits towards an Alberta High School Diploma, verified by transcript, with 50% or better in a Grade 10 English and a Grade 10 Mathematics, or non — Alberta equivalent.
  • OR

  • Out of school for two years.
  • Successful result on the Academy of Learning Career College entrance evaluation.
  • Successfully complete the CAST Level 3 with Alberta Grade 12 equivalency.

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Program Highlights

The Business Administration Diploma is designed to prepare students for the demands of today’s fast-paced business environment. Its objective is to expose students to a vast array of business knowledge, management and administration skills, and practical tools that will assist them in dealing with situations within a business-related career. Courses focus on professional skills required by today’s employers, including knowledge of how businesses utilize technology, e-commerce, business correspondence, office procedures, project management, and employment success strategies. This program provides students with:

  • A solid foundation in basic principles of a business environment, including current computer applications, marketing, accounting and business law.
  • An introduction to the most relevant aspects of business management and administration.
  • Professional skills in high demand by employers. These skills include: teamwork, communication, customer service, leadership, research and problem solving.
  • A solid knowledge of business practices and principles. It also develops the student’s ability to relate and apply this knowledge to current social and economic conditions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications and accounting.

Please note that the focus of this program is to train individuals for entry-level support and/or management trainee positions. It will also provide the skills to progress into management-level careers, given the proper combination of skills, experience, and personal attributes. Students are required to take some elective courses from prescribed study areas.

  • Program Type: Diploma
  • Completion: Less than 1 year
  • Skills: Basic Bookkeeping, Business Administration, Business Math, Business Supervisory, Business Writing, Human Resource Management, Customer Service, Business Correspondence, Office Procedures, QuickBooks, Computer skills, MS Office, Keyboarding, Windows OS
  • Program Category:Business
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