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Business Administration - Leadership and Management

Build on your business diploma with this business administration management advanced diploma program. Our leadership and management courses will provide you with the necessary critical thinking and analytical skills to make any business a success. You’ll also have the opportunity to apply to further develop your consulting skills with the option of substituting two courses for the intensive community consultancy program, working with live clients to solve real problems.

Overview

Students who have completed the two-year business diploma program can continue for a third year to earn an Ontario College Advanced Diploma in business administration management.

Students will explore subject matter including strategic planning, leadership principles and practices, performance management, social responsibility, sustainability, organizational change, global business and creativity and innovation in business. Additionally, students foster the decision-making skills that are in demand in today's economy. Experiential learning is integral to the program, allowing students to explore management in practice and apply their skills. 
 

Graduates of this program will have earned all the education credits required for the Certified in Management (CIM) designation from the Canadian Institute of Management. Graduates who meet admission requirements are also eligible for transfer to the Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management) degree or they may be eligible to complete a degree at many other post-secondary institutions or complement your advanced diploma with a graduate certificate offered at Fanshawe.

Laptop requirements

Please note, this program requires a laptop. It is recommended that students use a PC laptop vs. a Mac laptop, as Windows is required to be able to load program-specific software. For more information on specific requirements, visit the Laptop Requirements page on the Fanshawe CONNECTED website.

 

Career Information

Fanshawe's Business Administration - Leadership and Management program provides graduates with leadership and management skills essential for finding employment opportunities in manufacturing companies, business operations departments, retail stores, wholesalers, banks and government or not-for-profit organizations. 

 

Did you know Fanshawe consistently ranks high in graduation employment rates among large colleges in Ontario?

Here are some examples of career opportunities for graduates of Fanshawe’s Business Administration - Leadership and Management program:

Operations Manager

Analyze, design, and improve the processes by which goods and services are produced. 

Store Manager

Supervise department managers or directly supervise staff, set up work schedules and assign duties. 

Management Trainee

Complete assigned tasks while assisting with day-to-day operations.

Office Manager

Be responsible for supervising staff, organizing administrative tasks, setting up work schedules and assigning duties in an office workplace.

 

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to

1. evaluate the impact of global issues on an organization’s business opportunities by using an environmental scan*.

2. apply principles of corporate sustainability*, corporate social responsibility and ethics to support an organization’s business initiatives.

3. assess and use current concepts/systems and technologies to support an organization's business initiatives.

4. conduct and present research to support business decision making.

5. plan, implement and evaluate projects by applying project management principles .

6. perform work in compliance with relevant statutes, regulations and business practices.

7. apply human resource practices to support management objectives and the organization’s goals.

8. use accounting and financial principles to support the management and operations of an organization.

9. assess marketing and sales concepts and strategies and apply them to the needs of an organization.

10. outline principles of supply chain* management and operations management and assess their impact on the operations of an organization.

11. participate in the development of a business plan.

12. develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance in the business field.

13. outline strategies used to manage risks in an organization's business activities.

 

Program Availability

Canadian Students

Start Dates
Locations
Availability

Full Time Offerings

2022 September
London
Open

International Students

Start Dates
Locations
Availability

Full Time Offerings

2022 September
London
Open

Program Details

Program Code
BAL1

Program Coordinator:

Lynette Carmichael, B.A., Md Ed

Delivery
Day Time
Full-Time
Credential
Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Duration
90 weeks

Admission Requirements

Business Ontario College Diploma from Fanshawe College with a minimum overall average of 'C+' (2.5 cumulative GPA)
OR
An equivalent qualification from another institution as judged by the College with a minimum overall average of 'C+' (2.5 cumulative GPA)
OR
A combination of relevant education and work experience in a related field as judged by the College to be equivalent to the above

English Language Requirements

English Language Requirements

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

  • A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 79 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years. SDS Program Requirements. 
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 60 with no score less than 50 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 53, with test results within the last two years
  • A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 169 with no language skill less than 162, with test results within the last two years
  • An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 70% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years
  • Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 8, 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9, or 70% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10
Advanced Standing

Advanced Standing

  • Applicants may apply for advanced standing on the basis of previous academic achievement at another institution and/or Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR). Advanced standing qualifies the applicant for direct entry to a second or higher level of the program.
Applicant Selection Criteria

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 May 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
  4. Preference for graduates of the Fanshawe College Business program
Post-Admission Requirements

Post-Admission Requirements

See Post-Admission Requirements

Tuition Summary

London

Canadian Costs
$3,469.39
Total Cost of Program
International Costs
$15,215.87
Total Cost of Program

*Total program costs are approximate, subject to change and do not include the health and dental plan fee, bus pass fee or program general expenses.

 

Courses

Level 1
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
ACCT-1100Principles of Accounting 13
This course introduces the student to the Principles of Accounting, and includes an exploration of the underlying concepts that guide the preparation of accounts for individuals and organizations. It is designed to teach the student, regardless of program destination, an essential life skill - an understanding of Net Worth, and its importance to business success and the financial well being of the individual.
MATH-1052Business Math3
This course provides a review of basic arithmetic and algebra as well as providing students with mathematical tools and concepts needed for other college courses and in future employment. This course is to prepare students for later courses in Marketing, Business, Financial Planning, Accounting, Purchasing and Insurance.
BUSI-1060Strategies for Success1
This course presents and helps to develop some of the skills required to achieve academic and career success. Areas of focus include college resources, study skills, time management, academic integrity, emotional self-awareness and social skills development. Additionally, emphasis is placed on career readiness and preparation.
WRIT-1032Reason & Writing Business 13
This course will introduce business students to essential principles of reading, writing, and reasoning at the postsecondary level. Students will identify, summarize, analyze, and evaluate multiple short readings and write persuasive response essays to develop their vocabulary, comprehension, grammar, and critical thinking.
MKTG-1012Principles of Marketing 13
This course is designed to provide an overview of the decisions that face Marketers in today's fast-paced and competitive business environment. Students will learn that marketing is not only advertising but a broad set of activities designed to satisfy consumer needs and wants. Students examine the information Marketers require for effective decision-making and learn the basic elements of the marketing planning process.
BUSI-1005Introduction to Business Processes3
This course explores the various functional areas of business in Canada and demonstrates the interrelationship among these areas. Students are introduced to many concepts, including major business trends, the role of government in business, marketing, operations, employee-management issues, financial resources management, business ethics and social responsibility.
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