Business Management and Business Administration Programs
We design, develop and deliver leading edge applied business and management programs and courses to participants worldwide.
We are committed to developing your knowledge, skills and decision-making abilities in the areas of business administration, business management and computer based information systems. Our highly competent, practical instructors and staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality customer service and helping you achieve career success in the modern global marketplace. Start shaping a successful career for yourself today!
Business Administration Programs
The Business and Management programs offered through the Division of Continuing Studies have a proven track record for providing the essentials and credentials to help you and your organization achieve success.
Learn more about the Diploma in Business Administration program.
Certificate and Diploma Programs in Business Administration:
- Certificate in Business Administration (CBA)
Develop your professional skills and knowledge in the field of business administration through a comprehensive program of part-time study.
- Certificate in Business Administration (CBA) - Fast Track
A 12-week Fast Track program designed to develop your understanding of business theory and practices in a short period of time.
- Diploma in Business Administration (DBA)
If you are a graduate of the Certificate in Business Administration, or a mid-career learner with similar levels of academic preparation, you can pursue further studies for your career or professional development needs. The Diploma Program also allows you to complete bridging programs designed to satisfy professional organization accreditation.
- Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) – Accelerated Option
This is an ideal program for graduating or recently graduated high school students who wish to complete a university business credential to improve their career prospects in a short period of time. Intensive, full-time, academic courses alternate with time set aside for working or other commitments over a nine-month period.
- Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) – Aviation Option
Offered in cooperation with the Victoria Flying Club, the Aviation Option combines a flight-training program of your choice with the Diploma in Business Administration program. The program consists of 14 courses, conducted in training facilities located at the Victoria International Airport or at the University of Victoria campus. If you are graduating or recently graduated from high school and wish to become a commercial airline pilot, this is the program for you!
Certificate Programs for Business Administration for International Students:
Certificate in Information Systems
- Computer Based Information Systems Certificate
This Certificate program aims to build a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge and application of computing and information systems, together with specialized knowledge in the areas of networks, databases, the Internet, business applications of information technology, and education and workplace training.
Business Management Courses
Most of the following courses can be taken on an individual basis or as part of the Certificate and/or Diploma in Business Administration programs. In addition, some courses may also be used towards the Certificate in Computer Based Information Systems (CBIS). For courses that can only be taken as part of a program, visit the specific program page for more information.
See below for a few of our Business Management courses:
- International Business
Explore the importance of operating globally, strategies for reaching global markets, the forces that have an impact on doing business in global markets, trade agreements and establishing global operations.
- Interpersonal Business Communications
The primary objective of this course is to assist you to improve the effectiveness of your interpersonal business communication skills. Topics include the communication process, perception, self-assessment, conflict, relationships, language and needs, beliefs and values. Emphasis is placed on developing effective approaches to personal and professional relationships.
- Management Accounting
Enjoy an introduction to the fundamental concepts of management accounting. The course complements concepts covered in Financial Accounting by focusing on the accounting functions internal to the organization.
- Managing Change
Focus on managing the motivation, the behaviours, the business controls and the work environment in order to introduce, stabilize and normalize changes that are necessary to implement new strategies.
- Organizational Behaviour
Understand the human dimension of management and learn how human behaviour influences the development and operation of organizations.
- Professional Sales Skills
This course will be of interest to those of you contemplating a career in sales and sales professionals wishing to learn, share and exchange ideas on their chosen career.
- Strategic Leadership
Gain an awareness of what constitutes the process of leadership, and the skills needed to effectively lead in a complex and constantly changing environment.
Learning more about business, management and technology will shape who you are and how you achieve success in your chosen field.
See the complete list of Business Courses available for registration.