Graduate Certificate in Business Management

General

Read more about this programme on the school's website

Programme Description

This program is available to international students only for 2019/20.

This two-year (four-semester) program is designed for international college or university graduates from any field or discipline.

Fanshawe's Business Management program will develop and enhance skills in general management, leadership, human resources, finance and sales, and marketing.

The program will provide opportunities for experiential learning through case study analysis as well as a community consultancy project.


This program will be offered at Fanshawe's new London South Campus starting in September 2019.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Interpret, record, and apply financial information to the preparation of basic financial statements and to support financial decision-making.
  2. Select and utilize appropriate tools and technologies to complete a range of management analyses and practices.
  3. Research and analyse business situations to develop business solutions and policies, practices, or procedures that respond to the needs of the organisation.
  4. Formulate and apply strategies for leadership and personnel management based on best practices in human resources and organizational behavior to establish and maintain effective workplace environments.
  5. Analyze a marketing situation and develop appropriate advertising recommendations and sales promotion strategies.
  6. Compare and contrast various pricing strategies and their effects on sales and profits.
  7. Conduct meetings and make formal presentations employing effective public speaking skills and techniques.
  8. Complete all work according to relevant and accepted business ethics and legislation and within the scope of corporate responsibility.
  9. Plan, implement and evaluate projects using project management principles and tools.
  10. Engage in research activities to critically assess current management practices and trends.
  11. Develop and use strategies for ongoing professional development to enhance work performance and explore career opportunities in a Canadian and global workplace.

Courses

Level 1

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

  • MGMT-6135 Essential Skills for Mgmt Professionals
  • FINA-6025Financial Analysis & Management
  • MGMT-6136 Principles of Management
  • MGMT-6137 Management in Human Resources
  • MGMT-6138 Leadership in Management
  • DEVL-6025 Canadian Workplace Preparation 1

Level 2

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

  • ACCT-6015 Accounting for Managers
  • LAWS-6042 Canadian Business Law
  • MGMT-6139 Management & Leadership in Operations
  • MGMT-6140 Behavioural Management & Leadership
  • MGMT-6141 Management & Leadership in Sales
  • COMP-6049 Computer Applications

Level 3

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

  • MGMT-6142 Integrated Business Consultancy
  • MGMT-6143 Project Mgmt & Organizational Structures
  • RSCH-6010 Qualitative Research Methods
  • RSCH-6011 Quantitative Research Methods

Level 4

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

  • MGMT-6144 Ethical Business Management
  • MGMT-6145 Value Chain Management
  • MGMT-6146 Global Perspective On e-Commerce
  • MGMT-6147 Trends in Management & Leadership
  • DEVL-6026 Canadian Workplace Preparation 2

Programme Residency

Students must complete a minimum of 23 credits in this program at Fanshawe College to meet the program residency requirement and graduate from this program.

paper, business, finance

mohamed_hassan / Pixabay

Admission Requirements

  • A Two- or Three-Year College Diploma, or a Degree

or

  • An acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College to be equivalent to the above*

or

  • Five years of work experience in the management field

Note:
*Applicants may be required to submit a resume and cover letter that includes details of work experience.

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:

  1. A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
  2. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 88 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
  3. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.5 with no score less than 6.0 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years
  4. Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 70 with no score less than 60 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years
  5. Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 59, with test results within the last two years
  6. A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 176 with no language skill less than 169, with test results within the last two years
  7. An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 75% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years
  8. Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9 or 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10

Applicant Selection Criteria

Where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be:

  1. Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario.
  2. Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full).
  3. Achievement in the Admission Requirements.

Career Opportunities

Depending on previous education and work experiences, graduates may be prepared for entry-level management roles in Canadian and international workplaces in finance and banking, marketing and sales, human resources, insurance, manufacturing and logistics, and operations.

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

Fanshawe College is a large, publicly-funded College located in London, Ontario, Canada – approximately a two-hour drive from Toronto and Niagara Falls. There are 21,000 full-time students, including ... Read More

Fanshawe College is a large, publicly-funded College located in London, Ontario, Canada – approximately a two-hour drive from Toronto and Niagara Falls. There are 21,000 full-time students, including more than 6,000 international students from 97 different countries. Read Less
London , Simcoe , Saint Thomas , Woodstock , Clinton + 4 More Less